House ratifies Bayanihan 2 bill

The House of Representatives on Monday ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the Bayanihan to Recover as One (Bayanihan 2) bill.

 

The chamber approved the final reconciled version of Bayanihan 2, which proposes a PHP165.5-billion fund to finance the country’s response and recovery …

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BPO firm eyes hiring OFWs

Business process outsourcing (BPO) company Alorica Inc. said it is offering jobs to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) particularly those lost their jobs amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

 

In a statement, Alorica said returning OFWs can pursue agent and non-agent career paths in …

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PH T-bill rates sustain decline

Rates of the Philippines Treasury bills (T-bills) declined anew on investors’ optimism a few hours before the President’s fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

 

The average rate of the 91-day T-bill declined to 1.335 percent, the 182-day to 1.605 percent, and the 364-day to …

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Oil firms to cut prices anew

Oil companies announced price rollback on their products this week.

Gasoline prices will go down by as much as PHP1.20 per liter, while diesel prices will be PHP0.75 cheaper per liter.

Seaoil and Shell will cut kerosene prices by PHP1.05 per liter.

Most of the …

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520 M aid released to Caraga farmers

The Department of Agriculture (DA) handed over on Thursday a total of PHP26.5 million worth of various farm machinery and equipment to eligible farmers' associations in the Caraga Region.

The distributed farm implements were part of the range of assistance mandated under Republic Act 11203 …

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