EU support for M’danao peace, dev’t  cited

July 23, 2020
Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III stressed the long-standing support of the European Union for the government’s peace and development programs in Mindanao that could serve as a global model for the pursuit of genuine and lasting autonomy in other countries saddled with seemingly intractable internal conflicts.

DTI chief targets capacity building

July 23, 2020
Trade and Industry Sec. Ramon Lopez is pushing for capacity building in manufacturing, agriculture, and services as the country rebuilds its economy from the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

DoF-proposed ban on unlisted online sale of ‘sin’ products backed

July 23, 2020
The Department of Health and Food and Drug Administration  have given their full backing to the proposal of Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III to ban the unauthorized online selling of alcohol, cigarettes, and other “sin” products, in step with the Duterte administration’s drive to safeguard the health of the people, especially of the youth.

Launch of mobile app for RTBs lauded

July 23, 2020
Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III led the launching last week of the country’s first mobile application that would enable small investors to conveniently purchase retail treasury bonds and redeem these investments through electronic payment channels using their smartphones and other similar devices.

DTI virtual trade expo to help C. Visayas MSMEs

July 21, 2020
CEBU CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry  in Central Visayas is urging the public to patronize the first-ever virtual Sandugo Trade Expo in the region as a way of helping micro, small and medium enterprises amid the public health crisis.

PH, WB ink $370-M loan to fast-track land titling

July 21, 2020
The government and the World Bank have signed a $370-million loan agreement for a project that aims to speed up the process of splitting about 1.4 million hectares of land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program and then providing individual titles to these parcelized lots to some 750,000 farmer-beneficiaries.

Clark Freeport explores ways to sustain ops, jobs

July 20, 2020
CARK FREEPORT, Pampanga – The Clark Development Corp.  and the Clark Investors and Locators Association are exploring various ways to sustain the operation of the firms and employment of thousands of workers in this Freeport in light of the coronavirus disease pandemic.

Piracy tops IP violations in March-June

July 20, 2020
In a speech delivered during a webinar organized by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Barba said the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Office  recorded 67 reports and complaints on intellectual property rights violations from March to June, the first few months of the community quarantine period in the country.