Betong Sumaya fulfills another dream

April 27, 2020
“I am so thankful. Nag-uumapaw ang kaligayahan sa aking puso kasi pangarap ko talaga ito pero hindi ko alam kung paano maisasakatuparan hanggang sa nabigyan ako ng chance ng GMA Music. Isa na namang pangarap ko ang natupad. Thank you, Lord. Hindi pa rin ako makapaniwala. Hindi naman din kasi lahat nabibigyan ng chance kaya I’m very thankful sa GMA Network, GMA Artist Center, at sa GMA Music,” says Betong.

Inflation within target band in Q1

April 26, 2020
Headline inflation rose but year-to-date inflation remained within the target band in first quarter of the year according to the Bangko Sentral’s 74th issue of the quarterly BSP Inflation Report covering the period January-March 2020.

DoF hiring staff for bounce-back plan

April 25, 2020
The Department of Finance is currently recruiting highly-competent and committed individuals who are willing to support President Duterte's economic team in crafting a bounce-back plan for the domestic economy as soon as the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic is over.

Alliance Global donations vs. Covid-19 hits over P603M

April 25, 2020
These include the P100-million donation to Project Ugnayan, which was used to distribute food vouchers to thousands of urban poor families in Metro Manila;HP250 million worth of disinfectant alcohol distributed to various hospitals, local government units, government agencies, and organizations throughout the country; and P60-million donation of Megaworld Corp. to Philippine Red Cross for the purchase of four brand new Covid-19 test laboratories that can conduct around 10,000 tests per day. 

Salceda bats for extended ECQ; Luzon not ready to reopen

April 24, 2020
As various sectors issue differering opinions on the eventual fate of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) after April 30, House Ways and Means Chairman Joey Sarte Salceda of Albay has maintained his call for its extension “as is”for another two weeks, saying Luzon is not fully ready to modify, let alone, lift, the lockdown.

SEC tracks down more rogue investment schemes

April 24, 2020
Viceem Help Worldwide/ Viceem Help, Nexus P Capital and its operator GK Marketing, MPR, and Norway International have not secured from the Commission the necessary licenses to solicit, accept or take investments from the public, as required under Republic Act 8799, or The Securities Regulation Code.

DTI-7 opens loan facility for MSMEs

April 24, 2020
CEBU CITY – Micro and small entrepreneurs in Central Visayas affected by the enhanced community quarantine can now borrow funds from the government to help their distressed businesses amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, the Department of Trade and Industry -Central Visayas said.

Fil-Chi group endorses lifeline to MSMEs

April 24, 2020
The Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc.  has made recommendations to the government to help micro, small, and medium enterprises survive amid the enhanced community quarantine  due to the coronavirus pandemic.