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Economy to shrink by over 5% in 2020

The interagency Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) on Thursday further trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to -5.5 percent from its earlier...

Banks’ resilience cited amid pandemic

The Department of Finance (DoF) on Friday underscored the resilience of the Philippine banking system amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and its impact. “The...

How and why we commemorate

DESPITE the Covid-19 pandemic, I believe it is still important to continue commemorating the National Quincentennial, or the 500th anniversary of the Victory of...

Neglected, sacrificed: Societies have failed older persons amid the Covid-19 pandemic

NEW YORK: The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is devastating on older persons. The numbers are staggering — more than 80 percent of the fatalities because...

A determined path to the SDGs in 2030 despite Covid-19 pandemic

BANGKOK: As lockdowns ease in countries across Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, one thing is...

Unicef’s tips to sustain children’s learning amid Covid-19

Early childhood is a crucial stage in life. As a child grows from infancy up to eight years old, important connections are happening in...

Sun Life Asset Management marks 20th anniversary

Sun Life Asset Management Company Inc. (SLAMCI) is marking its 20th anniversary with the milestone of breaching P94 billion in assets under management (AUM),...

HEIs R&D priorities key to food security amid pandemic – agri experts

Two experts in the field of agriculture point to the critical role of universities and colleges in undertaking research and development (R&D) initiatives that...

Labor to DoLE: Check workplaces thoroughly

A big labor group has called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) to intensify its inspection of workplaces to ensure that health standards are...

PSG to allow Duterte to be injected with Russian Covid-19 vaccine with FDA, DoH approval — security chief

THE Presidential Security Group (PSG) will allow President Rodrigo Duterte to be inoculated with a vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) developed by...

Thumb mark proves ‘Santiago’ is Echanis — police

THE Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Wednesday said that the right thumb mark of Manuel Santiago, one of two men found dead at...

‘Serious injuries’ reported after Scottish train derails

LONDON: A passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland on Wednesday, with reports of "serious injuries" in what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described as "an...

Chua, acting NEDA chief, ‘top choice’ to head PhilHealth — Zubiri

SENATE Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua is his top choice to efficiently run the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth)...

Business picked up in June in GCQ areas — DoF

INDUSTRY leaders reported that business activities in various sectors of the economy have started to pick up after the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from...
 

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