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TradeNet to cover rice, 6 other goods – The Manila Times

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Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerOct 16th, 2017

TradeNet platform to cover rice, other goods

MANILA, Philippines — Traders of rice, sugar, and five other commonly traded goods can expect faster processing of their import and export permits by Decembe.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

DTI to monitor ‘unusual increases’ in prices of goods

TRADE Secretary Ramon Lopez said the government would deploy teams to monitor prices of goods in supermarkets and groceries and make sure that there would be no drastic adjustments on the old stocks being sold because the new tax reform law did not cover them. “The DTI already deployed teams to check the prices. We [...] The post DTI to monitor ‘unusual increases’ in prices of goods appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

This alchemist could be his generation’s best chef

  It seems that Josh Boutwood, chef of The Test Kitchen, had a magnificent 2017. He was a speaker at Madrid Fusion Manila, became the brand ambassador of San Miguel's Great Food Solutions, got on the cover of the F&B Report, and made headlines with his gastronomic atelier The Test Kitchen. I had the opportunity to try his executions at an F&B Report event at the now-defunct Allium and at a World Wildlife Fund charity collaboration dinner at the Shangri-La. Both times, he emerged competitive, displaying his culinary vigor and stepping up to 2015 and 2016's big names like Chele Gonzalez and Margarita Fores. I first tried his cooking 10 or so years ago at Alchemy, ...Keep on reading: This alchemist could be his generation’s best chef.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

Rice tarrification to lower inflation

Rice tariffication will help mitigate the impact of tax reforms on consumer prices and also lower inflation, a senior Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official said on Friday. In a press briefing, central bank Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said that amendments to Agricultural Tariffication Act, which will finally scrap quantitative restrictions (QR) on rice, would [...] The post Rice tarrification to lower inflation appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

RELIEF OPS

Army men and employees of the Albay provincial government prepare relief goods to be distributed to evacuees affected by the eruption of Mayon Volcano. A total of 34,491 individuals have taken shelter in 32 evacuation centers in the province. The volcano’s fury has not gone down, government volcanologists said on Thursday. PHOTO BY RUSSELL PALMA The post RELIEF OPS appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

PH factory output down anew in Nov

Factory output — both in volume and value terms — fell anew in November as chemical goods continued to weigh on overall production. The volume of production index (VoPI) contracted by 8.1 percent year-on-year while the value of production index (VaPI) dropped 9.3 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Wednesday. A month earlier, [...] The post PH factory output down anew in Nov appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

All set for 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge

More than 600 participants are set to roll off from Clark, Pampanga on January 13 all eyeing to be declared “Finishers” of the 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge XIII. Now on its 13th year, the 1,200-kilometer endurance motor sports event will now cover 10 scenic and historic provinces of the Northern Luzon Loop. Lito Flores, chairman [...] The post All set for 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Cam ‘creating havoc’ in PCSO

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan has accused former Jueteng bagwoman-turned-whistleblower Sandra Cam of “creating havoc” within the said office by raising “baseless corruption allegations.” Balutan made the pronouncement as he bared that Cam in December requested for 1,700 sacks of rice for a “Christmas gift giving program” in Metro Manila. “I [...] The post Cam ‘creating havoc’ in PCSO appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

More Asians buying online for daily needs

Asia posted the largest growth in e-commerce worldwide last year and the region’s appetite for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) shows no sign of diminishing, a market research firm said. The region has for the past decade led the way in adopting online FMCG shopping, Kantar Worldpanel said in its fourth annual “Future of E-commerce in [...] The post More Asians buying online for daily needs appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Philippines seen to import 1.3 MMT more rice

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is expected to import more rice next year as local production will still not be enough to cover the national demand, th.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Speaking out against abuse

The front cover of Time magazine for its last issue of 2017 shows a group of brave women who eventually found the courage to speak out against the sexual exploitation and harassment they suffered at the hands of abusive males, and made the hash tag #MeToo trend on social media. There is a growing movement [...] The post Speaking out against abuse appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Global digital insurance survey

A growing number of small businesses are looking to interact with their insurers online, with 36 percent saying they will buy online in the near term, and 48 percent within five years. Only 16 percent of small businesses have cyber insurance and 18 percent do not have liability cover. These findings are from a survey [...] The post Global digital insurance survey appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Rice price hike not due to lack of supply – NFA

The reported slight increase in rice prices was not due to the lack of supply but is actually price-related, the National Food Authority (NFA) said on Thursday. “We have adequate volume of industry wide rice inventories at this time. The country’s rice stocks, at 1.944 million metric tons, would last for 61 days based on [...] The post Rice price hike not due to lack of supply – NFA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Continuing the discussion on corporate governance

Today is the fourth Corporate Governance forum organized by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) at the PICC. The last forum focused on good governance, anti- corruption, financial crimes and financial disclosures transparency, while the sessions today cover topics that, at first glance, may seem unrelated to corporate governance, [...] The post Continuing the discussion on corporate governance appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Bad weather stalls clean-up of oil spill in Oriental Mindoro, says power corp.

BAD weather has hampered the clean-up of an oil spill in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, where 2.5 hectares of rice land and a hectare of grass land were affected, according to an official of the power plant where the leak came from. “The weather in Calapan has been erratic. We’ve experienced heavy rains and sunny [...] The post Bad weather stalls clean-up of oil spill in Oriental Mindoro, says power corp. appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

PH trade deficit narrows in Sept

THE Philippines’ trade deficit narrowed in September as exports grew faster than imports, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Friday. Exports rose by 4.3 percent year-on-year to $5.59 billion while imports grew 1.7 percent to $7.5 billion. “The country’s total balance of trade in goods … [amounted]to $1.91 billion in September 2017, lower than [...] The post PH trade deficit narrows in Sept appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Factory output dips, NEDA sees rebound

Factory output — both in volume and value terms — slumped in September on the back of declines in the production of petroleum products, transport equipment and export-oriented goods, the government reported on Friday. The volume of production index (VoPI) fell by 3.7 percent while the value of production index (VaPI) dropped by 4.3 percent, [...] The post Factory output dips, NEDA sees rebound appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Rice farm model to help rehabilitate Marawi City

A 50-hectare hybrid rice model farm will be established by the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and SL Agritech Corp. to help farmers in Marawi City recover from the recent five-month battle that devastated the city. Provincial agriculturists from Lanao del Sur are identifying a contiguous land area that has irrigation for the model-demonstration farm [...] The post Rice farm model to help rehabilitate Marawi City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

A seller cannot sell what he does not own

Dear PAO, My parents are dead and they left a one-hectare rice land in our province. My brother, King, is tilling the land and he only gives me my share in the harvest every after three months of cropping. Somebody disclosed to me that King had sold the land to Mr. Ed. I immediately went [...] The post A seller cannot sell what he does not own appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 29th, 2017

Senate seeks to expand student fare discount to air, sea, rail transport

THE decision of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow students to avail of their 20 percent fare discount even during weekends and holiday was a laudable move but lawmakers want to expand it further to cover air, sea and rail transport. Senate bill 1597 or the Student fare act is now [...] The post Senate seeks to expand student fare discount to air, sea, rail transport appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 27th, 2017