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2022 Young Farmers Challenge kicks off with 18 start-up entries from Palawan

The Department of Agriculture (DA) MIMAROPA has selected 18 startups in Palawan for the 2022 Young Farmers Challenge (YFC) provincial-level selection, which addresses the...

DOLE Palawan set to resume annual business inspection in February

Palawan chief labor and employment officer Luigi Evangelista said that the temporary suspension of inspection activities was ordered to prevent issues attached to inspectors examining establishments during the holiday season.

Palawan declares support to proposed coco farmers’ trust fund law

Board Member Ryan Maminta, author of a resolution of support, said that among the salient feature of the bill includes the components of the coconut farmers and Industry development plan (CFIDP), allocation of trust fund, composition of PCA board and disposition of non-cash assets.

Wilcon announces the winners for the Wilcon Loyalty Rewards Promo

The month-long promotion that ran from October 1 – 31, 2019, served as a way for Wilcon to give back to all of its valued customers for the continued loyalty and support that they're giving.

Tilapia fingerlings released in Montible River

Three hundred thousand tilapia fingerlings were released in Montible river on Wednesday. The fingerlings were donated by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)...

Law easing entry of foreign retail enterprises in PH signed

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that would further open up the Philippine retail sector to more foreign retail businesses by...

Eco-agro park inaugurated in El Nido

An 11.48-hectare Palawan Eco-Agro Park (PEAP) aimed at increasing farm productivity and food sustainability of the growing tourism industry in El Nido town and its neighboring municipalities was inaugurated Monday, October 7.

Bank exec cites lesser need for physical branches

Ramon Duarte, Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank) Transaction Banking and Platform Development head, said he considers investing heavily on putting up more physical branches as “not the way to go” nowadays since “things are rapidly moving towards digitalization.”

SBCorp to accept applications for Bayanihan ‘CARES’ assistance program

A DTI statement recently released said a P10 billion fund has been allotted to SBCorp, an attached corporation of DTI from the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Republic Act 1194 to expand its assistance to CARES program.

PIDS study: Food security far for now but possible

The Philippines can achieve food security through a systems-based approach enabled by technology and grounded in a multi-sectoral national food and nutrition plan that...

LCEs support DA’s ‘new thinking’ for Philippine agriculture

During the event with the theme “Sama-sama tungo sa Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita,” more than 40 LCEs forged a ‘covenant’ with the DA.

BIR launches national tax campaign, targets higher 2021 tax collection

The Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) national tax campaign kicked off on Wednesday in preparation for the collection of 2020 income tax return (ITR)...