Vijaya launches online stores

            Bacolod-based Vijaya Merchants Solutions Inc. launched the online stores of its business partners in two of the Philippines’ biggest e-Commerce platforms, Shopee and Lazada, its press release said.             Vijaya is the first e-Commerce enabler serving the small-and-medium enterprises

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DAR project seen to improve farmers’ land tenure security

Farmer beneficiaries of the collective Certificate of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program will soon receive their individual land titles, through a Department of Agrarian Reform project which supports the parcelization of lands.             “Now, when

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Pork supply ‘abundant’ as Christmas nears

            Local pork producers in Cebu have assured consumers there is enough supply of the meat in the province as the Christmas season nears.             Data from the Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative showed that Cebu province has an oversupply

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NegOr town adopts QR code for tracing

            The local government unit of Sibulan in Negros Oriental is adopting the Quick Response (QR) code as a contact tracing tool to aid in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019.             Indira Requiron-Puspus, town tourism officer and Covid-19

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Bacolod eligible to grant performance-based bonus

Bacolod City is among the select local government units (LGUs) eligible to grant the 2019 Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for its employees.             The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has informed Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia of this authority

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DA bats for ‘climate resilient’ programs

The Department of Agriculture urges stakeholders to engage in promoting climate resiliency programs among farmers and fisherfolk to avoid more damage and losses in agricultural products when natural calamities strike.             In a virtual press briefing, DA Director for Climate

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DBM releases P8-B MSME funds to DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry said in a budget hearing at the Senate yesterday that the Department of Budget and Management already released P8 billion in loan assistance for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).             Of the amount

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Economic growth in APEC suffers record decline

Economic growth in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) slumped by 3.7 percent in the first six months of 2020 and projected to contract by 2.5 percent yearlong, or amount to output loss of USD1.8 trillion.             It will be the

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Foreign company to invest P43-M in Pinay-led SMEs

The Macquarie Group Foundation, in partnership with the Australian government, is investing more than P43 million to support women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Philippines and help offset the pandemic’s impact on their businesses.             The Macquarie-Investing in

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Teleperformance lauded for navigating new normal

The secretaries of the Department of Labor and Employment and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority praised Teleperformance for its optimism and support for the country’s economic and recovery development following the global pandemic, that has put the majority of businesses

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Three former rebels get P200K assistance

Three former New People’s Army rebels who abandoned the armed struggle received P200,000 worth of immediate assistance and cash equivalent to the firearms they had surrendered to the government.

Trike driver shot dead

Two motorcycle-riding suspects shot and killed a tricycle driver in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, Wednesday.

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RIATF defers LSI travel to Cadiz, La Castellana

The inbound travel of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to Cadiz City and La Castellana in Negros Occidental has been suspended by the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (RIATF), to pave the way for disinfection and decontamination of their respective quarantine facilities.