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Philippine gov’t addressing hurdles confronting business sector
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Philippine gov’t addressing hurdles confronting business sector

MANILA, December 6, 2022–The government is working to address the difficulties confronting the business sector, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Tuesday, underscoring the importance of business and investments in the country’s economic development. In his remarks during the 11th Arangkada Philippine Forum 2002, President Marcos enumerated those challenges, which include red tape, digitalization and...

PBBM wants stronger private, public sector tie-up for healthcare; seeks improved digitalization
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PBBM wants stronger private, public sector tie-up for healthcare; seeks improved digitalization

MANILA, NOVEMBER 24, 2022–President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Thursday raised the need to further strengthen the collaboration between the public and private sectors to improve the country’s health sector. This comes after he met with representatives of the healthcare cluster of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC). In the meeting, the President tasked the...

Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare
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Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin
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Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

House generates P75-M donations for Paeng relief drive
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House generates P75-M donations for Paeng relief drive

MANILA – The House of Representatives led by Speaker Martin Romualdez has generated around PHP75 million worth of cash and in kind donations for its ongoing relief drive for the victims of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng. According to a statement on Wednesday, the Speaker’s office said cash donations and pledges reached PHP49.2 million. While in-kind donations...

Metro Manila subway project to boost economic dev’t, create millions of jobs
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Metro Manila subway project to boost economic dev’t, create millions of jobs

MANILA, 2022 November 3–President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Thursday that signing the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) Contract Packages 102 and 103 will spur economic development, particularly as the country emerges from the current challenges in the post-pandemic. “The signing of these contract packages is a clear demonstration of this administration’s commitment to pursuing...

Obiena to bring world-class pole vaulters in PH next year
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Obiena to bring world-class pole vaulters in PH next year

MANILA – Filipino Ernest John “EJ” Obiena is eager to bring his fellow world-class pole vaulters to the Philippines in an invitational tournament next year. World No. 1 and 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold winner Armand Duplantis of Sweden, World No. 2 and 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Chris Nilsen of the United States, No. 4 and...