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Daily Archives: March 18, 2018

Neda board okays 3 flagship projects

The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved in its recent meeting three new projects, including a flood control project in Mindanao and a traffic-alleviating project in Metro Manila.

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Government to employ tech to sustain FDI inflows

The government is looking at advances in digital technology as part of reforms it will put in place to surpass the country’s record-high foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2017 and maintain its newfound status as the world’s best investment destination, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said.

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Tourism firms claim to operate legally

Member resorts of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) in Boracay are in compliance with all government environmental laws and possess the necessary government permits to operate.

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National ID ready soon, says Diokno

The proposed National Identification System has already been sponsored in the Senate, with Senator Panfilo Lacson delivering the bill’s sponsorship message on Monday, March 12, at the Senate Session Hall.

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US-funded anti-poverty infra launched

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim led a recent site visit of a road and bridge infrastructure project completed under a $222.5 million US-grant that is now benefiting over 400,000 residents of Guiuan, Eastern Samar by way of improved access to basic social services and increased economic opportunities.

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Government sees P98M from PMO sales

The government expects to raise some P98.32 million-worth of state-owned assets in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Privatization Management Office (PMO) of the Department of Finance (DOF).

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SM 2nd farmers’ training program launched

Following the successful Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan Farmers’ Training Program conducted in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte, SM Foundation kicked off its second training program in Lanao, this time in Marawi City.

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WGSN recognizes Philippine eco-motorcycle

The Department of Trade and Industry’s Design Center of the Philippines sees Philippine design steadily rising into the international design scene as locally-made eco-friendly motorcycle Green Falcon lands in Worth Global Style Network’s Design Futures Report.

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Will Quimbo lead the charge against Sereno?

Will Quimbo lead the charge against Sereno?

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Italy’s election doesn’t tilt anything, but….

The election results in Italy on Sunday 4th March resulted in the biggest voter move in a national election in Europe since the Brexit vote – some in the financial market even claimed it was a surprising result.

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