PIDS

PIDS study shows PH lags behind ASEAN neighbors in critical health outcome, access indicators

The Philippines fall behind its ASEAN counterparts in critical health outcomes and access indicators. This is according to a discussion paper published by state think...
Frozen Meat DA, DTI, Robinsons

Robinsons Supermarket partners with DA, DTI for affordable frozen meat

Metro Manila consumers can now buy frozen meat at lower prices through the “Presyong Risonable Dapat (PRD) Program: Frozen Meat Edition” of the Department...
Department of Agriculture

Agri chief shares PH food systems initiatives at UNFSS Rome pre-summit

Joining fellow agriculture ministers of United Nations (UN) member-countries, Agriculture Secretary William Dar shared virtually the initiatives of the Philippines to transform and attain...
Landbank

LANDBANK credit support to PH coconut sector reaches P4.27 billion

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) continues to extend available and responsive credit assistance to coconut farmers and other industry stakeholders engaged in...
Dominguez

Dominguez cites need for full transparency in extractives sector

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has underscored the importance of full transparency in the extractives industries to build public trust and enable policymakers and...
SSS

SSS urges employers to use online platform to file sickness, maternity benefit claims

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds covered employers that Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Applications (SBRAs) and Maternity Benefit Reimbursement Applications (MBRAs) can now be submitted...
DBP

DBP inks pact with SB Corp to boost MSME recovery

State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has partnered with the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.) for the establishment of a strategic client referral...
DOLE

Delivery riders protected by labor law, contract – DOLE

Riders in food delivery and courier activities are covered by either the Labor Code of the Philippines or the contract or agreement with the...
NEDA

PH digital transformation urgently needed for better policy-making, service delivery – NEDA

Data science, analytics, and digital transformation can help make better policies and deliver better services as the Philippines heads to a new and better...
Department of Finance

PSALM demands payment of P15.01 B arrears from 2 electric coops,1 private firm

The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) has sent final demand letters to two electric cooperatives and a private corporation to compel...
DSWD

DSWD, UNFAO sign agreement for shock-responsive social protection

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the United Nations – Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) are set to sign a cooperation...

PH product designs, quality fit US market says international consulting firm

Philippine lifestyle and fashion brands and manufacturers are set to widen their market reach as they participate in the NY NOW, a US-based lead...

DSWD continues to augment resources of LGUs under ECQ in VisMin

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Offices (FOs) VI and X, continues to provide augmentation support to local government...

PhilSys online Step 1 registration now at 4 Million successful registrants

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reaches another milestone as it records over 4 million registrants for its online Step 1 Registration. The PSA reports...
Bureau of Customs

Passengers from 10 countries barred from entering Philippines

The Bureau of Immigration announced that they will be implementing the most recent directive from Malacanang expanding the travel ban to include passengers coming...
Landbank

LANDBANK onboards 3.8-M unbanked National ID registrants to formal banking system

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) has cleared the way for 3.79 million unbanked registrants to the national ID system to be part...
Department of Finance

LGUs post 12% hike in operating income to P825B in 2020

The total current operating income of the local government units (LGUs) rose from P738.54 billion in 2019 to P825.2 billion in 2020, representing an...
Vaccine

PH receives 1M procured Sinovac vaccines

Some 1 million doses of the Sinovac anti-COVID vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 at around 7:30 a.m. on...

PH imposes travel restrictions on Malaysia and Thailand

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the travel restrictions for all travelers coming from Malaysia and Thailand or those with travel history to Malaysia and...

Philippines: BOI, PEZA approve P5.2-T investments in past 5 years

Investment approvals in investment promotion agencies (IPAs) under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have increased from 2016, indicating the improving investment environment...