Catherine Talavera
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DOT eyes closure of Boracay for 2 months
by Catherine Talavera - March 21, 2018 - 12:00am
In a bid to lessen the blow to the tourism industry, the Department of Tourism is hoping for only two months of total closure of Boracay Island to local and foreign tourists.
‘Boracay closure to affect Phlilippine tourism competitiveness’
by Catherine Talavera - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The proposed one-year closure of Boracay island could impair the country’s competitiveness as a leisure investment destination, a property analyst said.
Boracay closure to hit entire tourism industry
by Catherine Talavera - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The total closure of Boracay for a maximum of one year will not only impact the tourism of the island but of the entire country, an industry group said yesterday.
TIEZA to boost Davao medical tourism sector
by Catherine Talavera - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) wants to boost Davao City’s medical tourism sector with the opening of two new Hyperbaric Chamber System (HCS) facilities.
Management framework for sardines needed
by Catherine Talavera - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine government needs to craft a national management framework to address the overfishing of sardines, a number of local fisheries experts said.
Global Ferronickel earnings surge 20-fold to P780 million
by Catherine Talavera - March 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Listed Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. said its net income surged 20 times in 2017 on the back of improved selling prices, operational efficiency and a favorable exchange.
Landbank lending to priority sectors hit P564 B in 2017
by Catherine Talavera - March 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Loans extended by state-run Land Bank of the Philippines to priority sectors, such as farmers, fishers and small and medium enterprises reached P564 billion last year.
NLEX eyes up to P6 billion bond issue
by Catherine Talavera - March 6, 2018 - 12:00am
NLEX Corp. is planning to issue up to P6 billion in fixed rate bonds this year to refinance its maturing debt.
The Department of Tourism moves to make Philippinesmore PWD-friendly
by Catherine Talavera - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is pushing for an accessible tourism industry as it is set to train more tourist guides for persons with disability (PWD).
ABS-CBN inks P6 billion loan deal
by Catherine Talavera - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
ABS-CBN Corp. has signed a P6-billion term loan agreement with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), the company said.
Local think tank backs rice trade liberalization
by Catherine Talavera - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) is calling for the removal of the legal monopoly of National Food Authority (NFA) to import rice in a bid to decontrol the rice trade.
China to partly fund Mindanao railway project
by Catherine Talavera - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The remaining phases of the Mindanao railway project will be funded by China, an official of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.
DoTr plans to establish a Philippines Railway Institute
by Catherine Talavera - March 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Transportation plans to establish a Philippine Railway Institute, to train human resource needed for the construction of the country’s railway projects.
Chelsea Logistics boosts income to P161 million
by Catherine Talavera - March 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Listed Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. reported a net profit of P161 million last year, 17.5 percent higher than the previous year.
P10-billion capital threshold for 3rd telco player scrapped
by Catherine Talavera - February 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Information and Communications Technology is scrapping the minimum P10 billion net worth requirement for a prospective third telco player, its officer-in-charge Eliseo Rio said yesterday.
DOT suspends accreditation of erring Boracay resorts
by Catherine Talavera - February 27, 2018 - 12:01am
The Department of Tourism (DOT) will impose a six-month moratorium on the accreditation of establishments in three barangays in Boracay, in line with its initiatives to clean the world-famous island.
NLEX opens 2 new Pampanga interchanges
by Catherine Talavera - February 27, 2018 - 12:00am
NLEX Corp. opened yesterday two new interchanges in the North Luzon Expressway and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, facilitating more efficient mobility for motorists.
DOT to launch market tourism in Western Visayas
by Catherine Talavera - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The Western Visayas unit of the Department of Tourism (DOT) will launch a market tourism program this year, in a bid to lure tourists to buy more local products.
Trade show to highlight Philippines seafood products
by Catherine Talavera - February 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines is set to promote its premier seafood products to global buyers in this year’s International Food Exhibition(IFEX), the Department of Trade and Industry(DTI) said.
Cautious investors drag index lower
by Catherine Talavera - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Share prices continued to drop yesterday as investors remained cautious amid external market factors and company earning reports.
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