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… Read More

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… Read More

DTI, SM’s Kultura sign deal to operate Go Lokal!

MAKATI, March 25 -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Kultura, the country’s largest retailer of homegrown products, signed an agreement on 24 March to open Go Lokal! stores in SM Makati.   DTI in a statement said… Read More

PUP-Pulilan, magbubukas ng bagong campus sa Balatong B

LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Marso 25 (PIA) -- Magbubukas ng bagong campus sa kabukiran ng barangay Balatong B ang Polytechnic University of the Philippines o PUP sa Pulilan.   Bilang hudyat ng paglalagay ng tinaguriang ‘kolehiyo sa… Read More

Expand agri-insurance in PH thru PCIC-LGU partnerships – PIDS study

PASIG CITY, March 25 -- An innovative way to promote agricultural insurance nationwide is to strengthen the linkage between local government units (LGUs) and the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), the government’s insurance… Read More

Tagalog news: Dalawang RORO Port, nakatakdang itayo sa Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Marso 24 (PIA) --- Aprubado na sa Committee on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ang application for endorsement para sa Forest Land Use Agreement (FLAg) ng dalawang Roll-On Roll-Off… Read More

Tagalog news: Pagtatanim ng niyog, salt fertilization, patuloy na ipinatutupad ng PCA Romblon

ROMBLON, Romblon, Marso 24 (PIA)-  Patuloy na ipinatutupad ng Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) – Romblon ang iba-ibang programa kagaya ng participatory coconut planting o muling pagtatanim ng punong niyog para mapalitan ang mga naputol… Read More

Tagalog news: Mimaropa Regional Offices, ililipat na sa Lungsod ng Calapan

LUNGSOD NG CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Mar 24 (PIA) – Inaasahan na sa Mayo 2018, nakalipat at operational na ang mga panrehiyong tanggapan ng iba’t ibang ahensya ng gobyerno ng Mimaropa sa Lungsod ng Calapan. Ang Lungsod ng Calapan… Read More

Lopez, Yang push for MSME partnerships

MANILA, March 24 -- Following the signing of the two-year strategic cooperation agreement during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to Beijing last October 2016, Department of Trade Industry Secretary (DTI) Ramon Lopez and China’s Vice… Read More

La Trinidad showcases giant strawberry cake

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 24 (PIA) -- Thousands of tourists and residents of this capital town had a taste of the famous giant strawberry shortcake which was the center piece of the 36th Strawberry Festival over the weekend. This year’s… Read More