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PAGCOR PRESS STATEMENT

On January 31, 2023, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) learned through a news report that Soleil Chartered Bank issued a statement denying the issuance of a bank certification to Global ComRCI, PAGCOR’s third-party auditor for offshore gaming licensees, whose contract commenced in December 2017.   In relation to this report, PAGCOR would like to reiterate that since the assumption …

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Manila Water invests on Service Continuity projects to sustain 24/7 water supply

East Zone concessionaire Manila Water continues to invest in the rehabilitation of its existing facilities and building of new infrastructure to ensure water service continuity in its service areas in Metro Manila and Rizal Province amidst challenges in aging facilities and risks associated with natural disasters and impacts of climate change. To serve as the company’s compass in the course …

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LANDBANK, Israel Embassy explore partnership to boost PH development

To further strengthen bilateral relations between the Philippines and Israel, the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) and the Israel Embassy explored possible areas of collaboration to advance economic development in the country. Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Ilan Fluss paid a courtesy visit to LANDBANK President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo at the LANDBANK Plaza on 17 January 2023. …

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CDC to appeal employees’ benefits, incentives to Malacañang

Clark Development Corporation (CDC) will file an appeal with Malacañang for the recognition of the allowances, benefits, and incentives (ABIs) of CDC employees which were discontinued under the new salary system approved by the Governance Commission for Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation (GCG). CDC President and CEO Atty. Agnes VST Devanadera said that the CDC management will exhaust all efforts and …

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SUZUKI HYBRID ERTIGA

SUZUKI Philippines Inc. introduced four new Ertiga Hybrid cars in an elegant fashion recently at the Blackbird of Nielsen in Makati City as it officially enters its best bets in the growing popularity of the MPV segment in the country. The Ertiga Hybrids are the first batch of hybrid vehicles that were unwrapped at this early in the market and …

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Pump prices soar anew

Oil firms will implement price adjustments on fuel products starting Jan. 17. In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Jetti, Petro Gazz, Seaoil, and Shell said they will increase gasoline prices by PHP0.95 per liter and PHP0.50 per liter on diesel prices. On the other hand, Caltex, Seaoil, and Shell will cut kerosene prices by PHP0.15 per liter. Other oil companies are …

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Cold storage facilities to be built in onion-producing regions

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will build six cold storage facilities in four onion-producing regions starting this year in support of local farmers. Each facility with a capacity of 20,000 bags will cost up to PHP40 million and will rise in the Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and Mimaropa regions. “Tayuan po ng mga storage facility nang sa gayon during peak season ng harvest, malagyan na. Hindi po …

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Over 20 million SIM cards registered, says DICT

Over 20 million subscriber identity module (SIM) cards have so far been registered with the country’s major telecommunication companies, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) reported on Monday. In a statement, DICT Spokesperson, Undersecretary Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo, said a total of 20,551,294 or 12.16 percent of the 168,977,773 active mobile subscribers in the country have been registered …

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NCSC, DSWD plays sweet music together for senior citizenry

The National Commission of Senior Citizens (NCSC) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) seem to be playing sweet music together these days.. And why not? That is just what the doctors ordered for our beloved senior citizens.  In a bid to unify and synchronize its programs and policies for the elderlies, the twin agencies held a two-day …

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Erstwhile CA official appointed DOTr assistant secretary

PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. continued to boost his administration with seasoned public servants after recently appointing a former official of the Commission on Appointments (CA) as one of the newest members of his Cabinet. The Chief Executive appointed former CA Secretary Hector Villacorta to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) as Assistant Secretary for Communications, adding another highlight to the decorated …

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