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As COVID-19 cases rise, business leaders back 2-week lockdown in Metro Manila

Businesses are supporting calls for a fresh round of brief lockdowns to curb Delta variant infections, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion said Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2021Related News

Wilcon Depot profits soar in H1 as sales rise 48.5%

Profits of Wilcon Depot Inc. posted a triple-digit growth in the first half, showing that the giant home retailer is exhibiting sign of recovery from a pandemic-induced sales drought last year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 28th, 2021Related News

More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More localities in Cebu province have reinstated restrictions due to the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases.  The towns of Moalboal, Ginatilan, and Balamban recently issued Executive Orders (EO), reimposing stricter health protocols to contain the spread of the infection in their territories.  All three municipalities prohibited children below 15 years old to go […] The post More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2021Related News

Tumulak to re-propose Cebu City cemetery

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak will be re-proposing the Cebu City cemetery ordinance that he filed in 2020 following the sudden rise of deaths and eventual lack of graveyards in the city. Tumulak told CDN Digital that he had asked the City Health Department (CHD) to look into the rise of […] The post Tumulak to re-propose Cebu City cemetery appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2021Related News

We are in a surge : OCTA calls for lockdowns as Metro Manila cases rise

"Right now, it's official: we are in a surge here in the National Capital Region," OCTA said on Tuesday. "We can't disregard or not pay attention to this increase.".....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2021Related News

Coast Guard to receive 2 new vessels in 2022

The Philippine Coast Guard will receive, by the first half of next year, two 94-meter multi-role response vessels that can withstand harsh weather conditions and conduct sea patrols in the West Philippine Sea and the Philippine Rise......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2021Related News

Flying Titans shoot for lead share vs HD Spikers

Ilocos Norte – Streaking Choco Mucho tries to pounce on a slumping Cignal HD side in an attempt to match sister team Creamline’s 4-0 start even as Petro Gazz seeks solo third against winless PLDT Home Fibr in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic Cultural Center in Bacarra here today (Tuesday)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 26th, 2021Related News

Government securities’ yields expected to rise

Debt papers to be issued by the government this week will likely fetch higher rates anew as buyers continue to look for additional protection on their investments amid risks arising from the peso’s devaluation and the country’s scaled down credit ratings......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 26th, 2021Related News

Flying Titans nail 2nd straight win

Choco Mucho survived a serious second-set challenge by Sta. Lucia Realty to hack out a 25-17, 25-22, 25-20 victory yesterday and remain unscathed in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center here......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Gasoline, Diesel Prices Increase for 8th Straight Week

As major markets continue to recover from COVID-19, prices of oil products globally continue to rise, evident by the eighth-straight week of increases to diesel and gasoline, while kerosene price increases again following a rollback last week. Oil firms Caltex, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, Shell, and Total said in separate advisories Monday that prices […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Mandaue mulls strictly enforcing health protocols amid rise in cases

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is considering to strictly enforce the health protocols against COVID-19 amid the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases.  As of July 22, 2021, the city’s total number of active cases is at 560 after 66 new cases were added yesterday. Mayor Jonas Cortes said he would be issuing […] The post Mandaue mulls strictly enforcing health protocols amid rise in cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Hospital queue grows longer, rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City worries EOC

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is worried about the persistently increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the city. The city recorded 211 new cases on July 22, 2021, and the active cases rose to 1,748, surpassing that of Bohol and Negros Oriental provinces in the region. The hospital utilization […] The post Hospital queue grows longer, rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City worries EOC appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Experts suggest tighter measures

The OCTA Research Group expressed yesterday serious concern over the continuing rise of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila, saying the region appears to be on the brink of another surge......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2021Related News

Big banks see sustained rise in bad loans

Universal and commercial banks expect bad loans to increase in the next two years as consumer loans remain vulnerable and prone to weakening due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 22nd, 2021Related News

Social democracy versus capitalism

Extreme income and wealth inequality is getting out of control. This is the principal reason for the rise of populism and the declining support for democracy, especially among the masses......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2021Related News

Pandemic-induced debt growth may have peaked already — Dominguez

The pandemic-induced rise of government debts likely hit its peak already, and a return to pre-crisis fiscal health could happen late next year, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 21st, 2021Related News

RCBC& rsquo;s DiskarTech sustains rise in customer trust with 388% usage growth in Q2

With the aim of widening the financial inclusion base in the country, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s DiskarTech continues to gain the trust and loyalty of more and more Filipinos nationwide for their digital banking and fund transfer needs......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialJul 20th, 2021Related News

Government still prefers localized lockdowns — Palace

Malacañang's spokesperson said while there is a need to limit the spread of COVID-19, the government does not want the number of hungry people to rise......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2021Related News

T-bill rates rise ahead of US Fed meeting

Investors flocked to the local debt market yesterday to buy short term government securities as rates across the board jumped ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 19th, 2021Related News

Government securities to fetch higher rates

Investors are expected to swarm the auctions for government securities this week as rates for Treasury bills and Treasury bonds may rise ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting, traders said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 19th, 2021Related News