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Muntinlupa store caught violating price freeze

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded stores within areas where a state of calamity has been declared to observe the price freeze after a store in Muntinlupa City was caught violating the Price Act.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DTI sees smooth flow of goods in and out of Manila with new agreements with importers

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The Department of Trade and Industry expects the flow of goods in and out of the Manila port to start easing within the next several weeks, following the issuance of a reminder to importers to clear the over 7,000 containers stranded at the port.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Truck ban to cause price hikes in 3 months, biz group warns

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Consumers and businesses could feel within three months the full repercussions of the truck ban in Manila and the implementation of an order raising fines for colorum or unauthorized trucks, the head of the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines said on Monday. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Consumers and businesses could feel within three months the full repercussions of the truck ban in Manila and the implementation of an order raising fines for colorum or unauthorized trucks, the head of the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) said on Monday.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Invisible’ face seen, heard at WEF

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Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014, World Wide Fund for Nature, Yolanda Kakabadse, (L), Chairman of the Board Toashiba Corporation, Atsutoshi Nishida (2nd L), Executive Director of Lippo Group,  John Riady, (2nd R) and Chairman of Lawson Incorporated Takeshi Niinami (R) join hands at a press conference during the World Economic Forum in Manila on May 22, 2014. The forum, focusing on the fastest-growing region of the world, needs to look at ways to make growth more equitable and sustainable to bring more people out of poverty while also finding ways to minimise environmental damage brought on by the group.   AFP

A Filipino has become the face and voice of what is said to be an “invisible sector.” Rex Adivoso Bernardo, a Young Global Leader fellow from Camarines Norte province, asserted before delegates at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on East Asia (WEF-EA) the rights of people with disabilities, laying bare the hardships that people like him have faced in finding decent and quality jobs, amid the many misconceptions and outright discrimination.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Customs chief promises more reforms to eliminate corruption

Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla will put in place far more aggressive reforms between now and the middle of next year to stamp out corruption in the agency and to institute a “far higher degree of transparency than ever possible before.”

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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