Vax populi

While the government and the private sector continue to directly source COVID-19 vaccines for Filipinos, senior executives of Republic Gas Corp. (Regasco) and South Pacific, Inc. (SPI) launched a three-pronged vaccination plan for their 3,000-strong workforce dubbed as “Secure. Promote. Initiate.” Both owned by the Ty family of Isabela, Regasco and SPI have been assisting […]

High demand for chips pushes exports up

WITH the Covid-19 vaccinations in full swing globally, the Philippine merchandise exports in March 2021 rebounded strongly, jumping 31.6 percent from the same month last year. The promising performance was attributed to the global economic recovery arising from the ongoing Covid-19 vaccinations. “Philippine merchandise exports in March set an encouraging pace by posting a hefty […]

March inflation eases to 4.5%

THE country’s inflation rate has eased to 4.5 percent in March 2021 after five consecutive months of acceleration. This brings the average inflation of the country for the first quarter of 2021 at 4.5 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, said. The slowdown in inflation at the national level was primarily […]

HRRAC to tap other markets aside from NCR

THE tourism recovery efforts in Central Visayas are once again challenged following the increasing Covid-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR). Stakeholders said they are monitoring developments in the NCR+ bubble, saying that there are other markets to target aside from the NCR. Alfred Reyes, president of the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of […]