P100M worth of roads opened in Daanbantayan

RESIDENTS of Daanbantayan will now enjoy better mobility, as well as possible increased tourism prospects, following the inauguration of infrastructure projects worth more than P100 million on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. The Cebu Provincial Government announced Thursday, Nov. 11, that Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia inaugurated the Libertad-Dalingding road worth P57.9 million, the four-kilometer Bateria-Libertad road […]

ADB funding for climate mitigation projects since 2011 hits $31.5 billion

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) said it has funded $31.5 billion worth of climate mitigation projects since 2011, accounting for 78% of its climate-related financing. “Mitigation finance is dominated by the energy sector (60%), although there has been a recent significant upward trend in the transport sector,” the bank’s Independent Evaluation Board said in a […]

Palace won’t disclose Duterte net worth 

THE PRESIDENTIAL palace on Monday said it would leave to the Ombudsman the decision on whether it would release to the public President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s net worth statement.  Presidential spokesman Herminio L. Roque, Jr. issued the statement after Vice-President Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo challenged the President to disclose his net worth.  “The stance of the Office of the President has been clear and consistent:  We […]

‘Anomaly’ flagged in supply deals

Senator Franklin M. Drilon cited several warning signs of potential anomaly, corruption or fraud in the procurement of several medical supplies by the Budget department.  “I am worried there are so many red flags in the procurement of several medical items,” the senator said in a statement on Friday. “These warning signs indicate possible anomaly, corruption or fraud.”  “Red […]

Aufort Launches Digital Gold Retail Platform and a Million Euro Gold Bounty Aimed at New Traders

Tallinn, Estonia / SEAPRWire / July 06, 2021 / – Recently, Aufort, the Estonian-Austrian retail platform aimed at people looking to gain exposure to gold free from intermediaries and related costs has officially launched. It is the first company in the world that offers a platform where one can buy, sell, and withdraw digital gold in a […]

Duterte to finish 29 flagship projects before term ends

The government expects to finish 29 flagship infrastructure projects worth P238.48 billion before President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s term ends in 2022. It has added 13 more projects for a total of 119 projects worth P4.73 trillion, presidential adviser for flagship infrastructure projects Vivencio B. Dizon told a televised news briefing on Friday. The National Economic […]