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Gyms, personal grooming services, tutorial, review centers under GCQ allowed to resume operations starting Sept. 1 – DTI

August 31, 2020

Establishments, such as gyms, tutorial centers and those which offer personal grooming services in places under general community quarantine are allowed to operate again starting September 1, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Monday. However, such businesses have to operate

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IATF looking into one month duration of quarantine classifications for “stability” – DTI chief

August 31, 2020

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases is mulling to impose new quarantine classifications for one month starting September in order to have more stability, an official said on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is set to

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DTI pushes for lifting of chicken products ban from Brazil to prevent shortage

August 31, 2020

The Department of Trade and Industry has asked the Agriculture department to lift the ban on chicken products imported from Brazil to avoid possible shortage, which can result to higher prices. In the televised “Laging Handa” program at state-run television

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DOF welcomes DOLE-commissioned study showing CREATE bill will generate jobs, lower poverty incidence

August 30, 2020

The reduction in the corporate income tax (CIT) rate complemented by an overhaul in the tax incentives system for companies will propel economic growth, create more jobs, and lower poverty incidence, according to a study commissioned by the Department of

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PSE index finishes lower; peso at P48.52:$1

August 26, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index ended 22.11 points lower at 5,931.33 on Wednesday. The peso finished at P48.52 against the US dollar from P48.50. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached $481.50

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DOF thanks Congress for Bayanihan 2 passage, seeks support on remainingĀ economic recovery bills

August 26, 2020

The Department of Finance (DOF) has lauded the Senate and the House of Representatives for passing a fiscally responsible Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2, the measure that grants special powers anew to President Duterte to best

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Future gov’t subsidy programs must be digitized – DOF chief

August 25, 2020

The government’s future subsidy programs must be digitized to minimize corruption, said Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez. In a taped televised meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City on Monday night, which was aired Tuesday morning, Dominguez gave an update

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Ayala, Pangilinan assure additional telephone hotlines for govt’s COVID-19 One Hospital Command Center

August 24, 2020

Business tycoons Fernado Zobel de Ayala and Manuel V. Pangilinan assured on Monday that their respective telecommunication firms will provide more telephone hotlines to government’s One Hospital Command Center. The two made the assurance after Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque put

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