Day: October 16, 2020

LTFRB bares P5.58-B program for displaced PUV drivers

Drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUV) may now enter into transport service contracts with the government under a P5.58-billion program aimed at easing the impact of quarantine restrictions. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) released Memorandum Circular No. 2020-059, signed by LTFRB chair Martin Delgra on Oct. 8, which outlines the […]

COA flags BCDA’s P8-B New Clark City project

The Commission on Audit (COA) questioned the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) for bundling the sports facilities in Tarlac that were used for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games with a Malaysian firm’s unsolicited proposal to build a national government administrative center (NGAC). In its 2019 audit of the BCDA, the COA said the agency […]

CIIE starts taking applications for 2021 exhibitors

SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Registration for the business exhibition of the fourth China International Import Expo (CIIE) opened on September 28. The business exhibition of the fourth CIIE welcomes enterprises and organizations registered outside the Chinese mainland. Products produced overseas or services by overseas providers are eligible for the exhibition. First-time applicants will […]

5.2-magnitude quake hits Occidental Mindoro; felt in parts of Metro Manila, nearby areas

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked Occidental Mindoro early Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. ADVERTISEMENT The earthquake struck at 4:06 a.m. at 21 kilometers northeast of Looc town. The tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 12-kilometer depth of focus. FEATURED STORIES Phivolcs said that the […]

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