PUV modernization to proceed after being left off 2023 budget

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE Transportation department said it will proceed with the public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) after funding for the program was left off the department’s 2023 budget proposal. “Kung sakaling hindi mabigyan ng pondo o hindi magkaroon ng amendment upang magkaroon ng budget ang PUVMP, hindi pa rin magkakaroon […]

Farm damage from typhoon estimated at P2.02 billion

AGRICULTURAL damage caused by Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) has hit P2.02 billion, the Department of Agriculture said. The storm damaged an estimated 150,693 hectares of farmland and affected over 91,944 farmers and fisherfolk, resulting in lost production of 117,663 metric tons. Damage and losses were reported in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos, the Cagayan […]

100% WFH for the IT-BPO industry: The best is yet to come

Since the Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) issued its resolution requiring one hundred percent (100%) onsite work for the Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry effective April 1, significant developments and discussions have taken place left and right. This is understandable considering the industry’s contributions to our economy — policymakers take care not to make […]

Peso closes at P58.99 on signals from US Fed

THE PESO further weakened versus the dollar on Tuesday following fears of a global recession as US Federal Reserve officials remained hawkish after delivering a large rate increase last week. The local unit closed at another record-low of P58.99 against the greenback on Tuesday, losing 49 centavos from its P58.50 finish on Friday, Bankers Association […]

Agricultural damage from Super Typhoon Karding hits P1.29B with main rice growers affected

By Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, Reporter   THE RUNNING tally on agricultural damage from Super Typhoon Karding has climbed to P1.29 billion, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA), with major rice producing provinces among those affected by flooding.   Damage and losses were initially reported in the regions of Cordillera, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, […]

Cerrado Gold Confirms over 250 Metres of Mineralized Strike at Gogó Da Onça Exploration Target at Its Monte Do Carmo Project, Brazil

EQS Newswire / 26/09/2022 / 09:46 EST/EDT Cerrado Gold Confirms over 250 Metres of Mineralized Strike at Gogó Da Onça Exploration Target at Its Monte Do Carmo Project, Brazil Assay results to date have defined a strike length of over 250m of shallow mineralization at Gogó da Onça (“Gogó”) Notable results include: FGO-004: 25.1m @ […]