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ARTA defends equal SRA for healthcare workers 

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Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica believes that there should be no discrimination in the disbursement of the Special Risk Allowance (SRA) for healthcare workers, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Be...

'Kiko'  intensifies as it nears Luzon 

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Typhoon Kiko slightly intensified as it continues to move towards extreme northern Luzon, and also enhances the southwest monsoon (habagat), the weather bureau said in a report by Philippine News Agency. "Kiko" now packs maximum sustained ...

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'Jolina' leaves P60 million worth of infra damage 

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Damage to infrastructure caused by Typhoon Jolina has reached almost PHP60 million, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In an update, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the typhoon has so far d...

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Remittances likely to rise in the coming months

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Gains in the vaccination program of countries where overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are, along with economic recovery around the world, are expected to further boost remittance growth in the Philippines, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on...

DOF to review abolition of PS-DBM, PITC 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2021 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on Wednesday said his office will look into proposals to abolish two government agencies involved in the procurement of medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by GMA News. In a Senate hearing, Dominguez said proposals to abolis...

BIR investigates 250 social media influencers 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 16, 2021 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is now investigating an initial list of 250 social media influencers to look into their tax compliance, according to a report by GMA News. Citing a BIR report to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III,  the Department of Finance (DOF) said Wednesday the BIR...

Economist dismisses fears over real estate bubble 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

An economist has discounted a real estate bubble despite the increase in building permits issuance while the residential real estate price index (RREPI) declined, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Citing Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data, ING Bank Manila senior economis...

Automobile sales slow down in August 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Stricter community quarantine restrictions imposed in August has pulled down auto sales, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) reported Friday that vehicle sales in August 2...

DTI wants P23.7-billion budget for 2022 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleRob Filimor

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is seeking lawmakers’ approval for its PHP23.7-billion proposed budget under the National Expenditure Program (NEP) for 2022, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During the House Committee on Appropriations budget hearing Friday, Se...

ePLDT, Microsoft empower customers 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

ePLDT, the ICT arm of PLDT Enterprise, and Microsoft marked another year in their longstanding collaboration of delivering innovative services to customers, addressing market needs, and fortifying the capacity-building of industries. In a recent virtual ...

HyperVerge expands to the Philippines 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Silicon Valley, California-based artificial intelligence firm HyperVerge is expanding its global operations to the Philippines, according to a report by GMA News. In a statement on Tuesday, HyperVerge said it views the country as the new growth center in the Southeast Asian region. Citing the...

DITO passes performance audit 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

DITO Telecommunity Corp. was able to meet its deliverables for the second year of its commitment period since it secured a license from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), according to a report by GMA News. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, DITO CME Holdings Corp....

Bohol's hospital expands in partnership with Metro Pacific 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Ramiro Community Hospital (RCH), the leading private hospital in Bohol, with a rich 46-year history, is expanding with the help of corporate partner Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI) to meet the growing needs of the island. RCH is a 118-bed Level 2 hospital in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, fo...

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