Holcim restarts Luzon, Davao operations

May 27, 2020
Leading cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. has restarted manufacturing and logistics operations with stronger health and safety controls in all its sites nationwide after pausing cement production in compliance with government quarantine measures against coronavirus disease 2019.

'Reboot, reform' of agriculture pushed

May 27, 2020
During the launch of the "Plant, Plant, Plant" program in line with the celebration of the farmers and fisherfolk's month at the Department of Agriculture central compound in Quezon City, Dar said the agriculture sector should be more responsive especially with the pressing issues faced by the country.

Swift passage of stimulus package pushed

May 27, 2020
The Department of Trade and Industry  is seeking the urgent passage of the proposed Philippine Economic Stimulus Act of 2020, which aims to provide immediate assistance to workers and businesses and help the economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019  pandemic.

DoF cites top early ITR filers

May 26, 2020
The Department of Finance has cited the country's Top 500 taxpayers as of May 19 that have heeded the government call for corporations and individuals to file their income tax returns ) ahead of the deferred payment deadlines during the twice-extended lockdown in the country to stop the community transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019.

5% tariff on all imports eyed

May 26, 2020
The Department of Trade and Industry is proposing to impose an additional five-percent tariff on all imports to generate funds for the government for its activities related to its fight against coronavirus disease 2019).