Dominguez highlights digitalization, innovation

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd on Monday highlighted the importance of digitalization and innovation for businesses to remain competitive as the economy recovers from the pandemic. Dominguez said in a Department of Science and Technology (DoST) event that the country should also take advantage of the fast-changing technological innovations to “better respond and adapt to… Continue reading Dominguez highlights digitalization, innovation

Auto sales soar by 360% in May

Auto industry sales surged to 22,062 units in May from 4,788 units in the same period last year, the joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi) and Truck Manufacturers Association on Monday showed. The latest figures translate to a 360-percent increase in vehicle sales. Campi President Rommel Gutierrez in… Continue reading Auto sales soar by 360% in May

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High court affirms win of Camarines Norte gov

THE Supreme Court stood pat on its ruling that declared Camarines Norte Gov. Edgardo Tallado as the legitimate local chief executive of the province who can seek a “fourth term” as governor. In a March 2, 2021 ruling which was released only recently, the full court junked all motions for reconsideration filed by the Commission… Continue reading High court affirms win of Camarines Norte gov

Agri project gets high rating from World Bank

An rural development project has received a high mark from the World Bank, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). In a statement, the DA said the World Bank rendered an overall satisfactory rating to the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for its project development objectives. World Bank Task Team Leader Eli Weiss presented the… Continue reading Agri project gets high rating from World Bank

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Bong Go sends support to vendors in Himamaylan

Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go sent additional aid to thousands of market and fishpen vendors in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. The staff of Go conducted a series of distribution activities at Himamaylan National High School, Barangay Cabanbanan covered court, Cardio-an Elementary School, and Barangay Talabon covered court, where the 2,617 beneficiaries were divided into small… Continue reading Bong Go sends support to vendors in Himamaylan

Converge included in 2 FTSE indices

Fiber internet provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. was included in two Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) indices. The listed firm said that FTSE Russell, a unit of the London Stock Exchange, has included Converge in the FTSE Renaissance IPO Index and the FTSE Asean All-Share Index. Asean is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. “We… Continue reading Converge included in 2 FTSE indices

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Govt told to boost municipal fisheries

The government should focus its efforts on harnessing the capabilities of municipal fishers in the Philippines, Tugon Kabuhayan said on Monday. In a virtual briefing, Tugon Kabuhayan said developing a program on municipal fishing will bolster production and contribute to national food security. Citing government data, Tugon Kabuhayan noted there are 265,481 municipal fishing vessels… Continue reading Govt told to boost municipal fisheries

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