Shortage of construction workers feared

January 29, 2020

Concern over a shortage of skilled labor in the country was expressed by some industry leaders during the recently-held Pandesal Forum.   The shortage is reportedly being felt not only in Metro Manila, but also in Read More

QC bans single-use plastic/paper utensils

December 3, 2019

Starting 2020, hotels, restaurants and similar service establishments are prohibited to use single-use containers and utensils made from plastic, paper, or Styrofoam.  This was announced by Mayor Joy Belmonte in a press conference held last Read More

Top social enterprises named

September 30, 2019

Winners of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Sinag Awards, an annual search for the country’s top social enterprises, were announced recently. They are: Down to Earth GI Crafts Museum and Gallery Organic Growth Read More

SEC warns against unfair collection practices

August 25, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued a warning to financing and lending companies that resort to violence and other unfair practices in their credit collection efforts. The SEC issued Memorandum circular No. 18, series Read More

SONA 2019 looks to a more responsive govt service

July 22, 2019

SONA 2019 highlighted gains made in the war against poverty and the war against drugs. The address is being touted by Duterte supporters as a legecy SONA, or the gold bar in public administration, infrastructiure building and poverty allleviation, against which future leaders will have to measure their performance against. Read More

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