18 April 2019

  • House measures declaring three areas as mine-free zones up for Senate nod
    The House of Representatives has endorsed for Senate approval measures declaring several areas in the country as mining-free zones. The lower chamber transmitted to the upper chamber House Bill 8816 declaring the third district of Palawan a mining-free zone, HB 8815 seeking to declare Davao Oriental a mining-free zone and HB 8951 that prohibits all […]
  • New framework to fund $188.09 million proposed projects
    The first United Nations Industrial Development Organization (Unido) Country Programme with the Philippines is expected to finance at least $188.09 million worth of projects from 2018 to 2023. The framework, signed in 2018, already has 11 ongoing and pipeline projects. Based on the list in the country program, two projects that have been identified are […]
  • Labor chief vows to get more jobs for Pinoys in China visit
    Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III on Thursday said he would be pushing for increased government presence and more employment opportunities for Filipinos in his forthcoming visit to China next week. In an interview, the labor chief said he will be in China from April 24 to 27 as part of the advance party of […]
  • DAR issues order to streamline, simplify land-conversion process
    A “simplified” land-conversion process has been put in place to streamline the tedious process of application for land-use conversion, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said on Wednesday. Through DAR Administrative Order 1, Series of 2019, Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones said in a news statement that specific provisions of AO 1, Series of […]
  • DTI’s product certification goes online
    AS part of efforts to streamline government transactions, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has started processing applications for product standards through an online portal. Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said his agency made it easier for businesses to get their products certified by the government with the launch of the Product Certification Information […]

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