THE PHILIPPINE Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it is pinning its hopes on expanding the pool of South Korean investors to add momentum to the reopening of the economy. PEZA Director General Charito B. Plaza said at a recent virtual forum
PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Tuesday that it recently received from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) an updated road master plan that involves the development of 9,000 kilometers (km) of "high-standard highways"
PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Russell Louis C. Ku THE SENATE'S realignment of P10.83 billion from the Department of Transportation (DoTr) budget to support service contracting and the EDSA Busway will not be enough to address the problems currently faced by commuters,
THE Department of Energy (DoE) is exploring the potential of green hydrogen production in urban areas along with fuel cell projects, which could be carried out with potential partners from Germany, the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) said. The
THE Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said it is carrying out a nationwide information campaign to increase public awareness of its ease of doing business and anti-red tape initiatives. ARTA Director General Jeremiah B. Belgica said the initiative, known as the "cARTAravan,"
A BILL extending the availability of the 2021 budget appropriations until the end of next year was filed in the Senate after the House approved a counterpart measure on third reading Monday. Senator Maria Imelda Josefa R. Marcos filed Senate Bill
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FB PAGE By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES logged 425 coronavirus infections on Tuesday -- the lowest daily tally since June 2020 -- bringing the total to 2.83 million. Tuesday's tally was the lowest since July 2, 2020,
PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo R. Duterte's preferred successor on Tuesday quit the presidential race, in another twist to an electoral contest that is dominated by influential clans. Senator Christopher Lawrence T. Go, the president's former aide, said he did not want to
PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE MODIFIED vehicle reduction scheme and ban on light trucks in Metro Manila take effect again on Dec. 1, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Tuesday. MMDA said the resumption of these programs
BARMM MINISTRY OF HEALTH THE BANGSAMORO Ministry of Health reported 93,874 doses of coronavirus vaccines administered on Monday, the first of the three-day nationwide mass vaccination campaign from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. In a statement posted on the Bangsamoro Autonomous