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DILG supports 'Balik Probinsiya' program after Covid-19 crisis

Manila, April 27 -- Seeing decongestion as key to preventing a second wave of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection in the nation's capital, the Department of the Interior and Local Government... Read More


ADB OKs $200-M loan to support PH poor amid Covid-19

Manila, April 27 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday approved a $200-million loan to support the Philippine government's effort to provide emergency cash subsidies to vulnerable households a... Read More


Manila Water bill inquiry through SMS

Manila, April 27 -- With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) extended up to May 15 in Metro Manila to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Manila Water has allowed its custome... Read More


DOF seeks to give small businesses more time to recoup losses

Manila, April 27 -- The Department of Finance (DOF) has proposed to extend the net operating loss carry-over (NOLCO) for small businesses to five years, with the government absorbing as much as PHP139... Read More


'Balik Probinsya' tool for empowering countryside: Go

Manila, April 27 -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go on Monday stressed the need to speed up the development of the countryside by veering away from a centralized approach to governance through ... Read More


PH supermarkets urged to go on hiring spree amid crisis

Manila, April 26 -- Deputy Speaker and Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel has challenged the Philippines' top retailers to follow in the footsteps of America's Walmart Inc., which has hired some 200... Read More


3 Tarlac PUMs return home from New Clark City facility

Manila, April 26 -- Three residents of Capas, Tarlac earlier isolated in a New Clark City facility were sent home Friday, April 24, after completing their 14-day quarantine. The three individuals who... Read More


FamilyMart launches rolling stores, to offer delivery service

Manila, April 26 -- 9) pandemic and the subsequent quarantine policies imposed by the national government, convenience store chain FamilyMart launched two rolling stores and is also set to offer a del... Read More


PH receives $500-K Covid-19 test kits from SoKor

Manila, April 25 -- To boost the Philippines' drive to significantly raise its daily Covid-19 testing capacity, the Philippines formally received on Saturday 700 units of Q-Sens 2019-nCoV Detection Ki... Read More


ADB OKs $1.5-B financing to support PH Covid-19 response

Manila, April 24 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD1.5-billion loan to help the Philippine government fund its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response program and strengthen t... Read More