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BOI prepares additional incentives for firms investing in Marawi

MANILA, Philippines - The Board of Investments (BOI) plans to extend additional incentives to companies looking to invest in Marawi and nearby towns to jumps.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2018

US allocates add’l $6 million in aid for Marawi rehab

The United States has allocated an additional $6 million to support the rehabilitation efforts in war-torn Marawi City, Ambassador Sung Kim announced on GMA News'; News To Go on Tuesday.........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

U.S. aid for Marawi rehab reaches more than P1B

MANILA, Philippines – The United States government is allocating an additional $6.6 million (P330 million) for the rehabilitation of Marawi city and surrounding areas affected by the war that ended last October .  The fund, which is given through the US Agency for International Development, will be used to provide livelihood trainings and opportunities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

US provides additional P330M aid for Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — Following its initial P730 million assistance for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, the US government has announced an additional P330.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

US provides additional P330M aid for Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — Following its initial P730 million assistance for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, the US government has announced an additional P330 Source link link: US provides additional P330M aid for Marawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts

The United States government has pledged an additional $6.6 million, or P330 million, in cash to the Philippines to supportthe recovery and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City and its surrounding towns.   The US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday said the fund assistance, which was pooled through the US Agency forInternational Development (USAID), would provide opportunities for Marawi residents to enhance their job skills, to improvetheir livelihoods and stimulate the economy.   A pledge of $14.3 million was initially pooled by the US government in September as the violent clashes in Marawi were on-going.   The latest fund assistance has brought the tot...Keep on reading: US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

5 foreign firms eye PH telco sector

China Telecom Corp. isn’t the only foreign company interested in becoming the Philippines’ third telco player, a senior government official said. Eliseo Rio, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) officer-in-charge, told reporters on Wednesday that five firms from Japan, Korea, China, Australia and the United States were looking at investing in the country. “Iba [...] The post 5 foreign firms eye PH telco sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Terrorists use social media, cash to recruit civilians near Marawi

By Rosemarie A. Zamora TERRORIST groups are using social media and financial incentives to recruit civilians in areas near Marawi even after the government has liberated the city, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Friday. Prospective recruits include relatives of the terrorists themselves and members of the youth, who are located in […] The post Terrorists use social media, cash to recruit civilians near Marawi appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Firms freeze expansion, hiring plans for Q1

MANILA, Philippines — More companies are putting on hold expansion plans as well as the hiring of additional workers for the first quarter of 2018 due to the.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

Firms paying revolutionary taxes to NPA face closure – Duterte

  [ventuno id='MCsxMDM5NDYxfHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]       The administration's peace talks with communist rebels are off again, and this time, President Duterte is intensifying his offensive by warning that businesses would soon have to stop paying revolutionary taxes to the New People's Army or face closure.   "As of yesterday (Monday), I've decided to cut talks with the NPA," Mr. Duterte said at a tribute for state forces slain in Marawi held at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.   Peace panel chair Silvestre Bello and peace adviser Jesus Dureza have been informed of his decision, said Mr. Duterte.   "I t...Keep on reading: Firms paying revolutionary taxes to NPA face closure – Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

Fact check: Trump s additional pledge of $14.3M for Marawi; $2M for drug war

Fact check: Trump s additional pledge of $14.3M for Marawi; $2M for drug war.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

DBM: Palace approves additional P14.5-B disaster funds for Marawi rehab - Rappler

DBM: Palace approves additional P14.5-B disaster funds for Marawi rehab - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

City honors Marawi soldiers

THE Iloilo City government honored on Nov 6, 2017 three soldiers from Iloilo City for their bravery and gallantry in the fight against ISIS-inspired terrorists in Marawi City. Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III awarded certificates of recognition and P5,000 incentives each to Corporal Mark Gevero of Boulevard, Molo; Private Andrew Catequista of Quezon, Arevalo; […] The post City honors Marawi soldiers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Japanese firms pledge $6 billion in investments to PH

JAPANESE companies have pledged at least $6 billion worth of new investments in the Philippines, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has announced. In a statement, Lopez said President Rodrigo Duterte was present when representatives from these firms inked a memorandum of understanding and letter of intent in connection with investing in the Philippines through joint ventures [...] The post Japanese firms pledge $6 billion in investments to PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 31st, 2017

Govt eyes incentives, funding for start-ups

The government is considering the grant of incentives for start-up investments and may even go into funding the sector, a Cabinet official said. “Looking forward, we would like to study certain policy interventions and hopefully we can look into incentives that can probably be given to those who would be investing in these activities, either [...] The post Govt eyes incentives, funding for start-ups appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Marawi bond is right for rebuilding the city

First, just a brief review of the financing concept: a government bond is a debt security issued to raise funds to support government spending. Government bonds in the Philippines and other countries include savings bonds, treasury bonds and treasury inflation-protected securities. They all bear interest considered attractive by investors. Before investing in government bonds, investors [...] The post Marawi bond is right for rebuilding the city appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Marawi internally displaced persons (IDPs) receive additional livelihood starter kits from DTI

Marawi internally displaced persons (IDPs) receive additional livelihood starter kits from DTI.....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Home Credit investing P19B in PH in next 2 years

Prague-based Home Credit targets to ramp up its operation in the Philippines by investing additional P18.6 billion over the next two years, HC Consumer Finance Philippines, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Zdenek Jankovsky said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Home Credit Investing P19B in PH in Next 2 Years

Prague-based Home Credit targets to ramp up its operation in the Philippines by investing additional PHP18.6 billion over the next two years, HC Consumer Finance Philippines, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Zdenek Jankovsky said. In a...The post Home Credit Investing P19B in PH in Next 2 Years appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Recto proposes additional P15B for Marawi rehab

Recto proposes additional P15B for Marawi rehab.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 8th, 2017

Recto proposes additional P15-B fund for Marawi rehab

Recto proposes additional P15-B fund for Marawi rehab.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 8th, 2017