GOCC pay hikes subject to Prez’ OK  -- CA

July 30, 2020
In a 24-page decision dated July 9, the CA's First Division through Associate Justice Ramon Cruz, ruled in favor of the APO Production Unit and voided the ruling dated Oct. 1, 2019 of the National Conciliation Mediation Board ordering the implementation of its renegotiated collective bargaining agreement with the Asian Productivity Employees Association for the years 2014 and 2015.

WB cites prudent PH fiscal program  

July 30, 2020

The Duterte administration’s prudent fiscal management strategy has positioned the Philippines as among the countries “in good shape” to meet the challenges spawned by the coronavirus disease 2019

BSP exec eyes recovery starting Q3

July 28, 2020
“Because of the easing of the containment measure, we believe that this will present an opportunity for us to have some recovery particularly in the third quarter up to the first quarter of next year,” BSP Assistant Gov. Illuminada Sicat said in a virtual briefing.

DA, DTI tasked to create OFW livelihood aid projects

July 28, 2020
“I direct the Department of Agriculture and DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) to come up with an agri-business and entrepreneurship projects to help displaced OFWs to rebuild their livelihood,” President Duterte said during his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address..

Online mentorship program goes on -- DTI-11

July 28, 2020
Maria Belinda Q. Ambi, DTI-11 regional director, said the KMME Online Project has four major objectives: the provision of a venue for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs to learn and be inspired; a channel to capacitate MSMEs; an avenue for business mentorship; and the opportunity to re-strategize and adapt to the new normal of doing business.

DA revs up efforts on boosting food security

July 28, 2020
He said DA has two policy on this: first is to ensure strong support for the domestic production of all the basic commodities that every Filipino needs; and second, only when the country does not have this commodity in a commercial scale, the policy of last resort is to import from other countries.

Bizmen see recovery in Cebu industrial hub

July 26, 2020
“We are now on GCQ (general community quarantine). Businesses have started to reopen and the industries have started to ramp up their capacities,” Yu said during a virtual interview hosted by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas. 

BdO Leasing posts P81-M H1 profit  

July 26, 2020
BdO Leasing and Finance, Inc. registered P81 million in net earnings during the first half of the year, a turnaround vs. the P29-million loss in the comparative period last year, due to successful measures implemented to address margin compression.

Sustained rise in gov't revenues seen

July 26, 2020
Ricafort attributed the improvement in tax collections last month to easing lockdown policies after an enhanced community quarantine was raised over mainland Luzon from March 17 until May 15, and until end-May for Metro Manila.

73 new ecozones rise under Duterte

July 23, 2020
“Being a KIST Park will now enable Batangas State University to partner with foreign schools to bring their programs so we can create more skilled Filipinos as we embark on transforming our workforce to become multi-skilled, multi-knowledge and world class,” PEZA Director General Charito Plaza said.

Aerotropolis' to rise at Clark complex

July 23, 2020
MABALACAT, Pampanga – The Luzon International Premier Airport Development Corp. would develop an "aerotropolis" inside the civil aviation complex here which is seen to generate diverse business opportunities both for local and international investors as well as create jobs for Kapampangans.