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DA sets P400M to aid local hog industry

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will roll out P400 million for the repopulation of hogs as a response to the impact of the African swine fever (ASF). In a virtual briefing on Thursday, Reildrin Morales, executive director of the DA’s National Meat Inspection Service, said under the program dubbed as the Integrated National Swine Production […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News21 hr. 5 min. ago Related News

Standard Chartered extends expertise in fund raising

Standard Chartered Bank aims to help governments and companies raise more funds to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 16th, 2021Related News

Ministry beefs up emission reduction efforts

CHINA (China Daily) — China has sent a strong signal that it will ramp up efforts to curb carbon emissions with a vow to include climate impact in the nation’s environmental impact assessment. With the help of the assessment, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment will encourage different regions, industries and enterprises to reduce coal […] The post Ministry beefs up emission reduction efforts appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2021Related News

Delineating the socio-economic impact of coal-fired power plants on everyday life

Environmentally, an average of 92 percent of respondents felt that they enjoyed cleaner air before the coal plant's establishment in their villages......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

House blocs back changes to economic provisos

Leaders of major political parties and blocs in the House of Representatives have signed a manifesto of support for Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s call to review the economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution to help the economy recover from the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

Car sales sank 40% to 276,232 in 2020

Vehicle sales fell 39.6 percent in 2020 from a year ago because of the impact of the quarantine restrictions imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleJan 15th, 2021Related News

Moody& rsquo;s sees high jobless rate in Asia

Global debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday the restrictions on cross-border travels implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic will have a negative impact on employment situations in Asia-Pacific countries, including the Philippines......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 13th, 2021Related News

DOH to monitor for possible impact of Traslacion

DOH to monitor for possible impact of Traslacion.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipJan 12th, 2021Related News

Philippines net oil import bill down 40%

The country’s net oil import bill dropped by over 40 percent as of end-September last year due to depressed global prices and the negative impact of the pandemic, according to the Department of Energy......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 12th, 2021Related News

WTTC calls for measures to replace unnecessary quarantines

The World Travel and Tourism Council is calling for new travel measures to replace unnecessary quarantines brough about by COVID-19, which impact the recovery of the global tourism industry......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 12th, 2021Related News

Impact of holiday surge in cases seen this week

Impact of holiday surge in cases seen this week.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2021Related News

Digital health in spotlight as pandemic shifts tech show focus

Digital health care is in the spotlight at the tech industry's big event this week amid a pandemic that has highlighted the importance of remote services, with a potentially lasting impact on medical delivery......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2021Related News

NPL ratio of banks hits 3.8%

The gross non-performing loan ratio of Philippine banks accelerated for the 11th straight month to hit the highest level in more than seven years as the industry’s bad debts surged by 74 percent due to the impact of the pandemic, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2021Related News

SEC to provide regulatory relief to financing, lending companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission is providing regulatory relief to all financing and lending companies as part of efforts to manage the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2021Related News

Maybank sees faster inflation, steady interest rates this year

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is seen keeping interest rates on hold this year after aggressively cutting the benchmark rate to an all-time low of two percent last year to soften the impact of the global health pandemic on the economy, according to Maybank Kim Eng......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 9th, 2021Related News

Bankers expect slow pace of economic recovery

Top bank executives are looking at a slower economic recovery this year after the country slipped into recession for the first time in more than two decades last year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 9th, 2021Related News

Globe persists in fighting online piracy

Globe's anti-piracy campaign, #PlayItRight, was launched in 2017 with two main pillars: to surface online dangers and illustrate the negative social impact brought about by piracy......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2021Related News

Big man: The logical choice

Getting a big man as your top pick— either in the PBA or the NBA—has always been the norm. Not unless there’s someone out there who can make an immediate impact and take the league by storm.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJan 6th, 2021Related News

Mergers, acquisitions hit P909b, says PCC

Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in 2020 hit P909 billion despite the impact of pandemic on businesses and the economy, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said Tuesday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 5th, 2021Related News

Fintech firms take the green route

Financial technology companies are seen shifting focus to climate change through the reduction of carbon footprint this year as the country recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 2nd, 2021Related News