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Consumer confidence is generally unchanged for Q1 2017

Consumer confidence is generally unchanged for Q1 2017

MANILA, March 26 -- Consumer outlook was broadly steady for Q1 2017, with the overall confidence index (CI) decreasing slightly to  8.7 percent from 9.2 percent for Q4 2016. Despite the modest decline in the CI, consumer confidence remained…

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CSC issues clarificatory rule on state workers with dual citizenship

CSC issues clarificatory rule on state workers with dual citizenship

QUEZON CITY, March 26 -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced that incumbent government employees who have dual citizenship had until last Thursday, 23 March 2017, to renounce their foreign citizenship.   CSC Chairperson…

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DAR installs farmers in Negros Occidental

DAR installs farmers in Negros Occidental

QUEZON CITY, March 26 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently installed 114 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in the cities of La Carlota and Kabankalan in Negros Occidental. Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II…

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ADB economist sees export prospects for PH amid protectionism fears

ADB economist sees export prospects for PH amid protectionism fears

QUEZON CITY, March 26 -- Despite the dramatic decline in global trade coupled with protectionist forces in advanced global economies, exports will remain a major growth driver for most Asian economies such as the Philippines, according to an…

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Guimaras takes first step for ICT Council creation

Guimaras takes first step for ICT Council creation

GUIMARAS, March 26 -- The Provincial Government of Guimaras (PGG) initiated the first step towards becoming ICT (Information, Communications, Technology) ready as it holds its Capability Development Workshop on March 21, 2017 attended by various…

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