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Customs seizes P18 billion smuggled goods in Q1
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Customs confiscated P18 billion in smuggled goods in the first quarter as the entry of illegal items into the country remains a problem.
IMF sees P1.5 trillion collections from reformed VAT system
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The government can collect at least P1.5 trillion from value-added tax if only the long list of exemptions and relief measures are eliminated to maximize revenue gains, according to the International Monetary F...
World Bank supports development of key sectors in Philippines
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Washington-based World Bank has committed to support the Philippines’ initiatives on key sectors such as energy, agriculture and digitalization to boost economic growth.
IC now requires public registry of insurance agents
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 18, 2024 - 12:00am
The government has mandated insurance firms to establish a public registry of their sellers and agents in a bid to boost consumer protection on various financial products.
Private firms urged to tap EWA services
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The private sector is urged to tap earned wage access services to reduce financial stress among Filipinos who often run low in cash as they await the next paycheck.
Government releases P3.4 billion calamity funds in Q1
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The government released a total of P3.4 billion in calamity funds in the first quarter of the year as it financed various disaster relief operations.
T-bill rates rise across the board
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Rates for the government’s short-term securities went up across the board as investors expect that policy easing here and abroad will likely be pushed further down the road.
RTB issue hikes borrowings to P420 billion in February
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
The government borrowed 22 percent more in February primarily due to the issuance of Retail Treasury Bonds aimed at financing state projects.
New Mandaue city hall gets P3 billion financing
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 12, 2024 - 12:00am
State-run Development Bank of the Philippines has extended a P3-billion loan financing to the local government of Mandaue in Cebu for the construction of a center that would boost delivery of services.
No extension: Tax filings to lift BIR collections to P406 billion in April
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Internal Revenue is expecting to collect more than P400 billion this month, largely driven by the annual income tax return filing which will not be extended beyond April 15.
Maharlika organizational structure being finalized
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The Governance Commission for GOCCs is now finalizing the organizational structure and staffing pattern of state-run Maharlika Investment Corp., which will be up for approval by President Marcos.
BIR seizes P5.4 billion worth of illicit cigarettes
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The trade of illicit cigarettes remains a problem with the Bureau of Internal Revenue unearthing P5.4-billion in tax liabilities from its latest operation.
DBM releases P4.5 billion for crop insurance
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Budget and Management has released P4.5 billion to cover the crop insurance premium of some 2.3 million farmers in the country.
IC places Carehealth under conservatorship
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The Insurance Commission has placed health maintenance organization provider Carehealth Plus Systems International Inc. under conservatorship amid the company’s inability to address complaints from policy...
Government releases 83 percent of 2024 budget in Q1
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The government has released P4.8 trillion, or roughly 83 percent of the record P5.768 trillion allocation this year, as state agencies move to implement their respective projects.
T-bills, T-bonds rates up after inflation uptick
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Yields for the government’s short and long-term securities picked up across the board after inflation accelerated for the second straight month.
State firms get higher subsidies
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The government ramped up its budgetary support to state-run firms by 35 percent to almost P13 billion in February, with the bulk of the subsidies intended to fund irrigation projects.
Budget shortfall unlikely to return to pre-COVID-19 level — DBCC
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Nearly two years into the term of the Marcos administration, government economists acknowledged that reducing the country’s budget deficit would take longer than initially projected amid the need to still support...
GSIS, PNB allot P1.2 billion for affordable housing
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 6, 2024 - 12:00am
State-run pension fund Government Service Insurance System has teamed up with Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank to earmark P1.2 billion to construct affordable houses and address the backlog in the country...
SSS targets 20% profit hike to P100 billion
by Louise Maureen Simeon - April 5, 2024 - 12:00am
State-run pension fund Social Security System is expecting at least a 20-percent hike in its bottomline to breach the P100-billion mark this year on increased investment returns and enhanced collection efforts.
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