Sari-Sari stores dominate new business-name registrations in 2022

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Wednesday that it registered 827,491 new business names this year, accounting for 88.8% of new registrations. “The business activity of most of the BN (business name) registrations, based on the Philippine Standard Industrial Classification, is retail selling in sari-sari stores with 180,406 processed applications,” the DTI said […]

GALA Sports’ Total Football takes mobile game entertainment to the next level to maximize the fun of World Cup Qatar 2022

EQS Newswire / 05/12/2022 / 17:27 UTC+8 GALA Sports’ Total Football takes mobile game entertainment to the next level to maximize the fun of World Cup Qatar 2022 Total Football, a genuine football simulation game for smartphones, launched just before the start of the World Cup 2022 to ride the momentum Innovative breakthroughs in AI, […]

Farmers, fisherfolk oppose EO 171 extension

FIFTEEN farmers and fisherfolk organizations released a joint statement Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, expressing their opposition to the extension of Executive Order (EO) 171, saying the reduced import tariff did not benefit consumers. The group instead wants the Marcos administration to protect local agriculture, through various programs and interventions to ensure food security. EO 171 […]

Foreign investments approved in 3rd quarter reached P13.05B

TOTAL foreign investments (FI) approved in the third quarter of 2022 has amounted to P13.05 billion, down by 24 percent from P16.82 billion reported in the same quarter in 2021. These investments were pledges from four Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs), namely: Board of Investments, Clark Development Corp., Philippine Economic Zone Authority and Subic Bay Metropolitan […]

EC Healthcare Announces FY2022/23 Interim Results, Revenue Increased 31.1% YoY Mainly Driven by Medical Services

HONG KONG, Nov 24, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – EC Healthcare (the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 2138), the largest non-hospital medical group in Hong Kong, announces today its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2022 (the “Period”). Business […]

Jan.-April births, deaths fall

The number of registered births, deaths, and marriages fell in the first four months of the year versus the same period in 2021, preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. Preliminary vital statistics data from the PSA said births registered in the January to April period this year fell 34.7% to 250,866 from […]

Jobs rise, unions dip in 2020 — PSA

Employment in enterprises employing at least 20 workers rose as of June 2020, while unionized establishments decreased, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported on Friday. Data from the 2019/2020 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment (ISLE) released on Friday showed total jobs went up by 4.8% to 5.322 million in establishments with 20 or more employees […]

Pilmico celebrates 24 years of providing total solutions for animal nutrition

IN its 24th year, Pilmico Animal Nutrition Corporation (Pilmico) looks back on its beginnings as a hog-raising business and how it has transformed into a total solutions provider for farmers.Pilmico started its first commercial swine farm in 1998 with 1,500 pigs flown from the United States. As business grew, Pilmico ventured into other areas in […]

Environment protection spending dips by 4.6% in 2021 — PSA

Expenditures for environmental protection declined by 4.6% year on year in 2021, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. The statistics agency’s Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics (CPES) Component 6 showed annual government environmental protection expenditures went down to P25.4 billion last year from P26.6 billion in 2020. The CPES, an adoption of the […]