By Jean Fernando Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez disclosed Monday that majority of the Metro Manila mayors are now backing the shifting of modified enhanced community (MECQ) in the metropolis into general community quarantine (GCQ) by June 1. Olivarez, presently the chairman of the Metro Manila Council (MMC), said that 14 out of 17 mayors […]
The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and Christian church Christ’s Commission Fellowship (CCF) rolled out on Monday their “Mobile Kitchen Project” to feed poor families in a barangay in Quezon City amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pasay City has approved the extension of the extreme community quarantine (EXCQ) of the barangay in the city with the most COVID-19 positive cases after it gained additional cases, according to the City Health Office.
PGA stars Woods and Phil Mickelson and two NFL quarterback legends Peyton Manning and Tom Brady squared off in an entertaining made-for-television charity golf event on Sunday that raised $20 million for coronavirus relief efforts.
By Agence France-Presse New York officials said Sunday that American professional sports teams can return to their training facilities in the state that was slammed the hardest of all by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement, saying that sports are allowed to restart in America’s most deadly state but […]
Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray greeted actor Sam Milby through a video on his birthday. Gray’s birthday greeting for Milby was part of a video prepared by Cornerstone Entertainment, which posted the video greeting on Facebook. “Hey Sam, happy, happy birthday. I hope that you have an amazing year ahead and I wish you more […]
The Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI) has postponed indefinitely the Binibining Pilipinas 2020 beauty pageant due to COVID-19.
A group of motorcycle riders is in favor of still disallowing back riders, even for married couples, under the modified enhanced community quarantine.
K-pop boy band 2PM member Nichkhun, Thai actor Mean Phiravich and Thai actress Chanchalerm Manasaporn are currently starring in the romantic comedy series “My Bubble Tea.”
By Rizal Obanil The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is asking local government units to allow the personnel of power distribution utilities to read the electric meters of their customers in Metro Manila. The move, the ERC believes will help the customers know exactly what their power consumption is for a specific billing period. By having […]
By AA PATAWARAN How has Covid-19 disrupted your life? A couple of weeks before Covid-19 struck, I had barely arrived from a trip when my doctor advised me to stay home. I had hardly gotten over my jetlag and she was aware that in spite of that, I went straight to work and also attended […]
The Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Sunday warned the public not to give their personal information to fake sites that offer old promotional fares.
Has pageant king Don Mcgyver Cochico resigned from the Philippine National Police (PNP)? This was one of the questions posed by some netizens about Cochico recently. Cochico was mum about it. He has other good news in mind which he wants to share to everyone.
The Department of Energy (DOE) will carry out collaborative discussion and planning with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to sort out forward plans on how to bring down electricity rates that could help advance the country’s competitiveness especially on enticing investments in the manufacturing sector when economic recovery flourishes after the coronavirus pandemic.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said the Philippines will remain one of the “least affected” economy by the renewed escalation of the US-China trade conflict but the government has much to do to prepare to catch the benefits such as trade redirections and relocations.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said they still have plenty of unused monetary policy arsenals to use to push back against the impact of the virus outbreak.
After temporarily halting production to comply with the quarantine guidelines set by the government, leading automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has resumed operations in its Santa Rosa, Laguna plant beginning May 18, 2020.
The Board of Investments (BOI), the government’s premier investment generation and promotion arm, cited the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE) stressing the bill enhances tax perks to investors under the Corporate Income Tax Incentives Reform Act (CITIRA) making the Philippines more responsive to the needs of companies devastated by COVID- 19 pandemic and position the country as better destination for scarce foreign capital.
Even with a national health crisis now besetting the country, the Department of Finance (DOF) said yesterday that the government is ready to launch this year two digital-based programs aimed at improving tax compliance and expanding financial inclusion, especially among Filipino migrant workers.
Taxation in the digital economy is not a new levy, instead it is just an expansion of the value-added tax (VAT) base, the Department of Finance (DOF) clarified.