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Bulacan solar power plant starts operations 

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The 50-megawatts (MW) solar power plant of PowerSource First Bulacan Solar, Inc. (PFBSI) has officially started commercial operations and now provides clean and renewable power to the Luzon grid. Now called BulacanSol, the newly completed plant secu...

DFA adopts contingency in Israel amid tensions

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No Filipino has been reported to be among the casualties in the escalating exchange of airstrikes and rocket fires between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a report by Philippine News A...

Manila starts administration of Pfizer vaccines

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The city government of Manila will start the deployment of the newly-arrived Pfizer coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines for the A1 group (medical frontliners) starting Thursday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Fac...

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JoyRide employs out-of-work drivers, conductors 

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Drivers and conductors who lost their jobs during the pandemic now have the option to work for JoyRide, a motorcycle taxi and delivery service provider, through its launch of a livelihood program, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, JoyRide said more than 500 jobs ...

NLEX Connector construction reaches Manila 

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Construction along the first 5-kilometer section of the NLEX Connector, between Caloocan and España Interchanges, is in full swing and has now reached Abad Santos Street and Blumentritt in Manila. In his latest progress inspection along with NLEX officials, DPWH Secretary Mark A. V...

BOC destroys smuggled goods 

chrome_reader_modeMay 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

More than P763 million worth of forfeited goods were condemned by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in the first three months of 2021. Based on the 1st quarter report of BOC, the agency destroyed an estimated P364 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes and P197.49 million worth of forfeited cigarettes a...

State of calamity over ASF to unite gov’t programs 

chrome_reader_modeMay 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Local government units (LGUs) can now align their programs with the Bantay ASF sa Barangay (BABay ASF) program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) as they dig deep into their funds to control the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak, officially classified as a state of calamity, according to a ...

Olivarez reluctant on vaccine pass 

chrome_reader_modeMay 14, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Paranaque City Mayor and Metro Manila Council Chairman (MMC) Edwin Olivarez said it is “unfair” to implement a vaccine pass system in indoor dining and business establishments since the vaccine supply in the country is still insufficient, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. &ldquo...

PNB's profit rises 34% to P1.8 billion in first quarter

chrome_reader_modeMay 14, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank (PNB) saw a 34% increase in its net income to P1.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by GMA News. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, PNB said the earnings growth is attributed primarily to improvements in net ...

Gov't pushes ‘nationwide approach’ against ASF 

chrome_reader_modeMay 13, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

A “nationwide approach” is necessary to stem the spread of African swine flu (ASF) in the country, Malacañang said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement a day after President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of calam...

Bulacan solar power plant starts operations 

chrome_reader_modeMay 13, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

The 50-megawatts (MW) solar power plant of PowerSource First Bulacan Solar, Inc. (PFBSI) has officially started commercial operations and now provides clean and renewable power to the Luzon grid. Now called BulacanSol, the newly completed plant secured a clearance to operate from the Energy Regulat...

LandBank launches mobile app for savings account opening

chrome_reader_modeMay 13, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) on Wednesday launched through its Facebook page its digital onboarding system (DOBS) Mobile, which will allow people to open a savings account using their mobile phones, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, Landbank sai...

DA wants to produce over 440,000 hog breeders 

chrome_reader_modeMay 13, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to produce 440,563 hog breeders by 2023, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. DA Secretary William Dar also announced in a press briefing on Wednesday that the estimated total output of the hog breeders will be 142 percent which is more than ...

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