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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.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2017

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

Peza charter needs to be amended – Plaza

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) wants the law that created it, Republic Act 7916 or the Special Economic Zone Act of 1995, amended so it could grant more incentives to investors, its chief said on Wednesday. In an interview, PEZA Director General Charito Plaza said the 23-year-old law has “so many weaknesses” and proposed [...] The post Peza charter needs to be amended – Plaza appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Peza H1 investment pledges dive

Peza Director General Charito Plaza INQUIRER file photo Investment pledges under the Philippine Economic Zone Authority dropped by more than half as of June this year, as some companies have switch.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

PEZA to seek GOCC status to fend off diminished TRAIN 2 role

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is proposing amendments to the law that created the investment promotion agency to convert it into an independent government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition

LONDON --- Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela. Peter Hain, a former anti-apartheid campaigner and chair of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition, said it was "very fitting" for the royal couple to visit because Harry does charitable work in southern Africa, and Meghan has said that Mandela is one of her heroes. Harry has visited sites associated with Mandela, including his Robben Island prison cell, and a former Mandela aide has said that Queen Elizabeth II enjoyed a solid friendship with the South African leader. Meghan chose a sleeveless beige trench coat-inspired dress by Canadian brand Nonie for the...Keep on reading: Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

PEZA registered investments plunge on TRAIN 2 uncertainty

THE PHILIPPINE Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said investment pledges in the first half fell over 55% due to uncertainty created by package 2 of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. In a news conference on Monday in Taguig City, the investment promotion agency said the value of registered investment projects in the… link: PEZA registered investments plunge on TRAIN 2 uncertainty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

PEZA investment pledges plunge by half

Committed investments registered by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) plunged 55.86 percent in the first half of the year as investors held off their expansion and new projects in the country due to the dark cloud of uncertainty brought about by the proposed second package of the government’s comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP) which… link: PEZA investment pledges plunge by half.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

PEZA registered investments plunge on TRAIN 2 uncertainty

THE PHILIPPINE Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said investment pledges in the first half fell over 55% due to uncertainty created by package 2 of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Japan the star of huge eight-month festival in France

The largest celebration of Japanese culture ever to take place outside the country starts this weekend in France. The eight-month-long festival "Japonismes 2018" features everything from prehistoric art to what the organizers bill as the first virtual reality concert staged in Europe. "It's the largest extravaganza of its kind ever held outside Japan," its director Korehito Masuda told AFP. Paris' most famous sites will become windows to Japanese culture during the festival. The Eiffel Tower will be lit up in the colours of the Japanese flag for the first time in September, while artist Kohei Nawa has installed a monumental hanging gold throne in the pyramid of the...Keep on reading: Japan the star of huge eight-month festival in France.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Is Unesco World Heritage status for cultural sites killing the things it loves?

Hoi An is a beautiful coastal town in central Vietnam that escaped the devastation of the American War. In 1999, it was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site because of the charm of its original architecture, river location, and continuity of cultural practices. Unesco recognition has made it a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Philweb on way to profitability

Gaming technology provider Philweb Corp. is aiming to move back to profitability as more electronic gaming sites tap its electronic gaming system (EGS) and a suite of future products.   "I am deeply committed to getting PhilWeb back to its former profitability levels, during which times we were able to pay out high dividends to stockholders and generate significant share price increases as well," Philweb chair Gregorio Ma. Araneta III said in a press statement yesterday.   "We believe those times will come back soon," he added.   In the second quarter, Philweb narrowed its net loss to P16.44 million compared to a net loss of P68.93 million in the same per...Keep on reading: Philweb on way to profitability.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Backlogs, lack of records haunt relocation program

THE Iloilo City government clarified that the relocation of displaced families is on a “first-come, first-served” basis. City Administrator and officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (ICUPAO) Hernando Galvez reacted to the proposed resolution of City Councilor Jose Efrain “Jay” Treñas requesting ICUPAO to provide assistance and relocation sites to 32 families […] The post Backlogs, lack of records haunt relocation program appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

How a Macedonian town became a fake news epicenter

VELES, Macedonia – Jovan got a pair of Nike sneakers and went on holiday to Greece, his reward for having helped turn the small Macedonian town of Veles into an epicenter of "fake news" during the 2016 US presidential race. "That's what the so-called fake news sites bought me," said the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018