October 17, 2020 – Continuing its streak of digital vehicle launches, leading mobility company Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has started the last quarter of 2020 with a highly-anticipated update on one of the most popular models in its lineup – the Toyota Fortuner.
The Philippine government had moved from Manila on General Douglas MacArthur’s recommendation, with President Manuel L. Quezon himself continuing to lead the government from Corregidor in cooperation with the U.S. commander of the Far East.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III presented before senators Wednesday the proposed 2021 budget of the Department of Finance (DOF) with new appropriations amounting to P16.01 billion, its lowest since President Duterte first submitted his administration’s annual National Expenditure Program (NEP) to the Congress in 2017.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A national recovery program that’s in the works is eyeing a balanced and whole-of-society approach to restarting the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the 13th Economy Task Group video conference on 15 September 2020, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rosemarie G. Edillon updated the body on Recharge Philippines (Recharge PH) a program formulated by the agency-led Task Group on Recovery to manage economic recovery and address uncertainties caused by the public health crisis.… Continue reading... “Recharge PH answers regional call to reboot economy amid pandemic”
As the country’s power grid operator, NGCP is ramping up construction activities of all vital transmission projects which were affected by the quarantine restrictions imposed in various parts of the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A top official of the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) has lauded the 100 percent “cashless transactions” initiated by modernization-compliant vehicles of two transport cooperatives.
OTC Executive Director Eugene M. Pabualan said cashless transport operation is convenient for drivers and commuters, and congratulated South Metro Transport Cooperative (SMTC) and Libra Jeepney Operator Transport Cooperative (LJOTC), which recently began implementing cashless transactions with their “No Card, No Ride” for all passengers. … Continue reading... “OTC official lauds ‘cashless transactions’ of transport coops”
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has continued to step up its campaign against rice smuggling even amid the coronavirus pandemic by conducting raids on warehouses suspected of storing illegally imported stocks of the grain in response to reports by concerned citizens.