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Emergency powers not needed to prevent power crisis in 2015 — PCCI

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The Department of Energy does not need to tap the emergency powers provided under the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira) as the government could readily address the expected 400-megawatt power supply shortfall in Luzon by 2015 through the Interruptible Load Program.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Clamor still on vs Manila truck ban despite 2 express lanes

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Saying that the continuous implementation of the expanded truck ban in Manila and Joint Administrative Order (JAO) No. 2014-01 against colorum trucks may adversely affect the country’s economic growth, an official of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has urged the government to put on hold the implementation of the two policies until the end of the year.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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 »

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