DBP supports New Clark City project

DEVELOPMENT Bank of the Philippines (DBP) chairman Alberto G. Romulo (fourth from left) shakes hands with Alloy MTD Holdings chairman Isaac David at the signing of a P9.5-billion loan agreement to partially finance the requirements of the latter’s joint venture agreement with the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) for the construction and development of Phase […]

DTI Bagwis Award 2018

By: Ricky D. Alejo Thirty-seven business establishments in Western Visayas received the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Bagwis Award in the awarding ceremony held at The Venue, Smallville Commercial Complex, Dec. 19, 2018. The DTI Bagwis Award program recognizes the establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business where the consumers get […]

Constructions in Guimaras slow down by 50 percent

THE total number of constructions in the province of Guimaras in the second quarter of 2018 slumped by 50 percent due to the sudden decrease in both residential and non-residential projects. Residential building projects slumped by 42.11 percent from a total number of 19 constructions in the first quarter to 11 in the second quarter. […]

DOE asked to consider ‘just transition’ in cutting subsidies for off-grid areas

AN energy and development think tank is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to draft and present a just transition plan for off-grid communities as the government eyes removing subsidies for these areas. The Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development (CEED) warned the DOE that without clean, affordable alternatives, removal of off-grid subsidies might drastically […]

Cebu Pacific commences new Clark-Bohol route

CEBU Pacific, the leading carrier in the Philippines, begins commercial operation of its daily flight between its hub at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga and the Bohol-Panglao International Airport. The new route is part of the carrier’s expansion plans for its Clark hub to cater to the catchment areas in Northern and Central Luzon. […]