Dar batting for control of irrigation agency   

THE NATIONAL Irrigation Administration (NIA) needs to be under the control of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in order to expand irrigation coverage.    “Meron kaming proposal na kung puwede, kung mamarapatin po ng mahal na Pangulo, ay ilipat na sa DA itong NIA (We have a proposal, which I hope the President approves, to transfer NIA to the DA) because water is agriculture. Agriculture is life,” Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar said in a television appearance Tuesday.    Mr. Dar said the Philippines has […]

CSRC makes a statement to promote cooperation on securities audit and supervision between China and the United States

New York, NY / TickerInsider / August 20, 2021 /  On August 20, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) held the 2021 system mid-year regulatory work conference to study and deploy the next phase of key work. Yi Huiman, Chairman of the CSRC, made a report entitled “Adhering to the stable and seeking progress and deepening […]

37% optimistic their quality of life will improve — SWS poll

Thirty-seven percent of Filipinos are optimistic that their lives will improve over the next 12 months, a non-commissioned survey shows.  Of the 1,200 respondents in Social Weather Stations’ (SWS) June 23-26 poll, 37% percent saying their quality-of-life will improve (termed by SWS as “Optimists”), while 7% said it will worsen (“Pessimists”). Fourty-two percent said it will stay the same, and 14% did not give […]