Monday, June 14, 2021
Vaccine delivery critical to APEC region recovery | Headline PH

Vaccine delivery critical to APEC region recovery

  In a virtual meeting, the trade ministers from 21 economies that form the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation agreed on achieving a strong economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by speeding up vaccine delivery. SYDNEY — Amid...
Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency | Headline PH

Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency

  The latest projections made by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reflect that the pandemic-driven labor market crisis is not going to end anytime soon. Employment growth, it further says, will not be enough to cover...
No need to amend the Constitution—Drilon | Headline PH

No need to amend the Constitution—Drilon

  The proposed Bayanihan 3, which the House of Representatives has approved to allocate ₱401 for pandemic recovery will just not make it before Congress adjourns. In a television interview, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, says...
Senate refuses to take action on prohibitive provisions | Headline PH

Senate refuses to take action on prohibitive provisions

  It looks like all efforts at the House of Representatives in amending prohibitive economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution will not translate to it expected conclusion, especially when the Senate refuses any action to...
Income tax payment narrows deficit in April | Headline PH

Income tax payment narrows deficit in April

  Thanks to the faithful income taxpayers and the decline in public spending that the National Government’s fiscal balance had a narrower deficit in April. MANILA — The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) data shows the...
Megawide eyes two rail projects in 2021 | Headline PH

Megawide eyes two rail projects in 2021

  Pining to help ease the commuters' woes, Megawide Construction Corp. discloses it is eyeing to bid for two major rail projects this year, on top of the development of the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP). Referred...
Slow vaccination rollout drags PH economy | Headline PH

Slow vaccination rollout drags PH economy

  Blame it on paranoia in getting vaccinated that the Philippine economy is the “clear laggard” in Asia, as it is likely to only return to its pre-pandemic level by end of the year 2022.   MANILA...
Sentenced 14 years, BW stock price manipulator convicted | Headline PH

Sentenced 14 years, BW stock price manipulator convicted

  This could land in the Guinness Book of Records as it took 22 years for the Pasig City Regional Court (RTC) for a local stockbroker to be convicted and sentenced to 14 years in...
83% returning OFWs unemployed for at least 3 months—IOM | Headline PH

83% returning OFWs unemployed for at least 3 months—IOM

  Philippine Government statistics show that nearly 800,000 OFWs had returned to the country by the end of December 2020. The report also indicates that 67 percent of the assessed OFWs’ decision to return was because...
Govt projects modest growth expectations this year | Headline PH

Govt projects modest growth expectations this year

  The country's economic managers expect modest recovery this year amid new variants and strict lockdown reimposed in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces that comprise most of the bulk of the country's business...

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Costs of power outages charged to users | Headline PH

Costs of power outages charged to users @ ₱0.0798/kWh

  There are two factors that pushed up wholesale electricity market prices (WESM) charges: the increase in Luzon demand and the simultaneous generation plant outages,...
WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants | Headline PH

WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants

In a bid to avoid stigmatizing any country for detecting and reporting variants, the World Health Organization decides to rename variants first detected in...
MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM | Headline PH

MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM

  Is a city tour by train from end to end in your plans today? Just saying.   MANILA — The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) and...