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January 16, 2019 8:15 AM Japan-funded projects for signing in Q1 2019

More flood control and road projects are set to be funded by Japan this year MANILA, Philippines – Three loan agreements with Japan are set to be formalized this 1st quarter of 2019, said the Department of Finance (DOF). The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be funding the North-South Commuter Railway extension project, the 4th phase 287

January 16, 2019 1:03 AM Lacson Eyes P75-B 'Deleted' from DPWH's Proposed 2019 Budget for BLISTT Road Slope..

There are several worthwhile programs that could use the P75 billion deleted from the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways - such as slope protection for key roads in Northern Luzon, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "If my other colleagues will allow ... we might give part of the P75 billion to the DPWH for slope protection 285

January 15, 2019 5:48 AM Woman suing R. Kelly for sex abuse says singer threatened her

Lawyer Gloria Allred says her client Faith Rodgers has faced 'efforts to intimidate and retaliate' from the singer, after she filed the lawsuit now pending in New York's Supreme Court NEW CASE. Faith Rodgers has accused singer R. Kelly of giving her a sexual transmitted disease and sexual battery. Photos by Don Emmert/ Frederic J. Brown/ AFP) NEW YORK, USA – A woman 132

January 14, 2019 11:35 AM Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum, China's CNOOC get nod for LNG terminal

The Department of Energy grants Tanglawan Philippines LNG Incorporated the notice to proceed to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Batangas The joint venture of Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) was given the green light to establish a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Batangas. In a disclosure 126

January 14, 2019 10:57 AM Big-time oil price hike set for January 15

The Department of Energy says the increase is due to oil-producing countries cutting their output to stabilize global prices MANILA, Philippines – Pump prices are set to spike on Tuesday, January 15, as oil-producing countries like Saudi Arabia cut their output to prevent oversupply. Shell, Petron, Caltex, Flying V, Unioil, Seaoil, Total, PTT Philippines 133

January 13, 2019 2:32 AM Legarda: Senate Will Prioritize Passage of 2019 Budget

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, today said that the Senate will prioritize the passage of the proposed 2019 national budget when session resumes on Monday, January 14. Legarda said that the Senate will continue to hold marathon sessions to ensure immediate approval of the 2019 budget. Upon resumption of session, the budget 69

January 7, 2019 9:58 AM Oil price hike on January 8 not due to Train Law – DOE

Oil companies will hike diesel prices by P0.70 per liter and gasoline by P0.80 per liter amid price movements in the global market MANILA, Philippines – Pump prices will increase on Tuesday, January 8, amid movements in the world market, various oil companies confirmed. Caltex, Shell, PTT Philippines, Petrogazz, Phoenix Petroleum, and Eastern Petroleum 80

January 4, 2019 1:59 PM Bicol farmers affected by Usman to get soft loans, aid

At least 28,714 farmers and 30,900.07 hectares in Bicol were affected by Usman and the tail end of the cold front ALBAY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) will be providing soft loans of at least P25,000 and aid of P5,000 to each farmer in the Bicol region whose crops were destroyed by flooding and landslides caused by Tropical Depression 73

January 2, 2019 1:35 AM De Lima sponsors Senate proposal regulating public solicitation

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has recommended the approval of a measure that seeks to better regulate the practice of public solicitation in the country and ensure that proceeds raised are utilized for the intended purpose. De Lima, chair of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development, has reported out Senate Bill (SB) No. 2111, also referred 81

January 1, 2019 7:00 AM DOF's 2019 wish: Passage of Trabaho bill, other tax reform packages

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says they will seek a last push discussion with legislators for the approval of the measures before the 2019 elections "The Department of Finance remains optimistic that the proposed reduction in the 30% corporate income tax (CIT) and the overhaul of the fiscal incentives system, along with the rest of the tax reform 66