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PEZA: PH Has 137 New Sites for Ecozones

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has a total of 70,476 hectares of land in 137 new locations throughout the country to host new economic zones. Bulk of these potential areas for ecozone development are for manufacturing sector, present in 74 sites with a total land area of 39,941 hectares, according to PEZA data. This […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 16th, 2018

PEZA angling for economic zones on tribal land

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it is hoping to convince indigenous people to agree to host economic zones on their land. “We will be conducting dialogue with ancestral domain land owners to make them understand (the benefits of) making their ancestral domain lands ecozones,” PEZA Director Charito B. Plaza told reporters, including jobs […] The post PEZA angling for economic zones on tribal land appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

LGUs urged to develop own ecozones

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is urging local government units (LGUs) to develop their own economic zones to make them.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

PEZA eyes creation of agro, mineral processing ecozones

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is collaborating with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

PEZA, DOF ready perks for domestic ecozones

MANILA, Philippines — A new type of industrial zone focused on firms catering to the domestic market is set to become a reality soon as the Philippine Econom.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Delays in proclamations of special ecozones worry investors – PEZA - Manila Bulletin

Delays in proclamations of special ecozones worry investors – PEZA - Manila Bulletin.....»»

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PEZA proposes VAT exemption for ecozones

PEZA proposes VAT exemption for ecozones.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 7th, 2017

PEZA to expand public ecozones

MANILA, Philippines -  The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) plans to embark on an aggressive expansion of public economic zones across the country i.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2017

Masterplan readied for Mindanao ecozones

DAVAO CITY -- Government agencies, led by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), have signed an agreement to fast-track the Mindanao Ecozone Masterplan, seen as a key strategy for socio-economic development in the country's south......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2017

Cybersecurity roundup: April 15 to 21, 2018

Facebook confirmed it collected data beyond its actual Facebook users on sites you visit, while technology firms are pledging to not help cyberattackers in their deeds. Meanwhile, a former Cambridge Analytica executive claimed the firm used other quiz apps to harvest personal data from Facebook users. Here's your weekly cybersecurity roundup! {source} Facebook confirms ........»»

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Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) --- Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. The treasure trove of gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, was presented at Romania's National History Museum. The items were found in Austria in 2015 and returned following a cross-border investigation. The artifacts --- 473 coins and 18 bracelets --- were taken from archaeological sites in the Orastie Mountains that had been inhabited by Dacians, who fought against the Romans in the early 2nd century. General Prose...Keep on reading: Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Yokohama City Private Sector Visits Cebu

The City of Yokohama, in partnership with Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) arranged a learning visit for the 21 representatives from the business sector of Yokohama City to several sites in Metro Cebu last March 8, 2018. The learning visit of the delegates served as a situationer on what Cebu has in terms […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

PH health attractions on spotlight at Dubai fair

        Philippine health and wellness spots will be showcased at the 22ndArabian Travel Mart (ATM), according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).   DOT Secretary Wanda Teo said that the country's inclusion in the well-renowned event would not only boost tourist arrivals and revenues, but also open an unchartered territory for Philippine tourism.   "Although the Philippines has long been attracting visitors from all over the world because of its pristine beaches and dive sites, it is yet to be known as health and wellness destination," Teo said in a statement.   "The Arabian Travel Mart is the perfect venue for promoting th...Keep on reading: PH health attractions on spotlight at Dubai fair.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

PH at a crossroads when it comes to fiscal incentives

IF we take the news reports from earlier this week at face value, we might draw the conclusion that a key part of the Philippine’s economic growth formula will be put in serious jeopardy once Congress starts deliberating on the second phase of the government’s comprehensive tax reform package. Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director [...] The post PH at a crossroads when it comes to fiscal incentives appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Delays in ecozone proclamations further hurting PEZA performance

The prolonged delays in the proclamation of new economic zones are further hurting the output of the country’s biggest investment promotion agency, which is already reeling from uncertainties caused by the proposed rationalization of fiscal incentives under the second tax reform package......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Tax perk removal ‘unconstitutional’

The Duterte administration's second tax reform package would invalidate existing government contracts with investors, a move that the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) has called "unconstitutional." Elmer San Pascual, manager of Peza's promotion and public relations, said the tax package would go against a constitutional provision that protected existing government contracts. This was due to the fact that the tax package would strip the tax incentives being enjoyed by existing companies registered under Peza, even though these perks were promised in their agreements with the government agency. Filed as House Bill 7438, the package wanted to lower the corporate income tax...Keep on reading: Tax perk removal ‘unconstitutional’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

World’s Richest People Urged to Donate 1% of Their Wealth to Poor

Former director general of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Lilia de Lima challenged the world’s richest people to donate at least 1 percent of their wealth to the poor. “If 1 percent of the world’s richest, can donate 1 percent of their wealth, it could pay the debts of poor families; that can eradicate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Yes to FB fact-checkers, no to Rappler – Palace

Yes to fact-checking. No to Rappler and Vera Files for the task. Malacaang is backing the move by Facebook (FB) to hire fact-checkers to spot fake news that have been circulating on the social media platform, but it's questioning its decision to tap the news sites Rappler and Vera Files for the task. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said hiring parties to check the veracity of what was shared online was the way to deal with the problem, not legislation. But there should be an impartial arbiter of the truth, Roque said. He said he felt for those objecting to the designation of Rappler and Vera Files as the ones to police the truth, noting that the news sites have been...Keep on reading: Yes to FB fact-checkers, no to Rappler – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

CULTURAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION: U.S. Embassy launches training course in Iloilo City

THE United States Embassy in the Philippines is launching its heritage conservation training course in Iloilo City from April 17 to 20, 2018. The training program will focus on best practices in protecting and preserving irreplaceable cultural sites and objects. The University of Santo Tomas Graduate School Center for Conservation of Cultural Property and Environment […] The post CULTURAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION: U.S. Embassy launches training course in Iloilo City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Palace hits Facebook choice of fact checkers

As Facebook began shutting down sites that purvey fake news in the Philippines, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. yesterday slammed the move of the social media giant to tap Rappler and VERA Files as “fact checkers,” saying the two entities are also engaged in partisanship......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Mindanao Corridors strategy receives $100M in ADB funding

DAVAO CITY — The Mindanao Development Corridors strategy, with the south-central Mindanao area and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as pilot sites, will receive $100 million worth of funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Undersecretary Janet M. Lopoz, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) executive director, said the funds will “complement our efforts to […] The post Mindanao Corridors strategy receives $100M in ADB funding appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018