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Agri dept: Bamboo is high-value crop

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has declared bamboo as a high-value crop as part of efforts to strengthen the promotion of the local bamboo...

Fiabci congress to push PH as MICE hub

A global real estate congress to be held in Manila this summer is expected to reinforce the Philippines’ position as a preferred destination of...

Work in progress

“Architecture boasts of a wide array of specialized fields. It acts as the gateway of opportunities, which are able to match the strengths and...

Manila Water gets nod to issue more shares

LISTED Manila Water Co. Inc. has secured approval to issue nearly a billion common shares to investors, a move that analysts see as raising...

‘Transfer of WESM ops to Iemop follows Epira’

THE Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) insisted on Friday that the transfer of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market’s (WESM) operations to the Independent Electricity...

TransPhil eyes nearly P1-B sales this year

TRANSPHIL Real Estate is looking to raise nearly P1 billion from its townhouse project launches this year. On the sidelines of an event in Makati...

Finer things

“My clientele is very discerning. These are people who want their homes or spaces to be masterpieces. They are very hands-on. They want to...

Philippine tourist arrivals hit 7.4M in Jan-Nov

THE number of foreign tourists who arrived in the Phili­ppines increased to 7,484,115 in the first 11 months of 2019, mostly from East Asia,...

Auction scheme for import of agri goods eyed

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at using the auction scheme for the importation of basic agricultural commodities needed by the local market. In...

Philippines now live on ASW, says DoF

THE Philippines has been part of the live operations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Single Window (ASW) since December 30 last...

Trillanes posts bail

FORMER Senator Antonio Trillanes 4th on Tuesday posted bail at the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court (QC MetTC) for his sedition case. Trillanes, who had...

Court defers Enrile plunder trial

THE  Sandiganbayan's Third Division canceled the plunder trial of former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork...

Over 50 video karera machines destroyed in Camp Crame

A total of over 50 video karera machines seized by the Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG) were destroyed in Camp Crame on Tuesday...

P2.9-M ‘shabu’ seized in Taguig

AN estimated P3.4 million worth of shabu was seized in Taguig City on Monday night. Operatives from Taguig City police arrested Saner Guipal, 37; Mohammad...

WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868

The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations and concerns about cruise ship...