Signed on May 9, 2014: Creating and designating several parcels of land, located at Barangay Palampas, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, as a Special Economic Zone, pursuant to Republic Act No. 7916, as amended by Republic Act No. 8748.
Statement: The Secretary of Budget and Management on Standard & Poor’s upgrade of PH investment grade rating
Secretary Abad: “S&P’s upgrade also serves as a reminder for us to remain committed to continuity and ensure the sustainability of our reforms. Our main agenda will always be to advance rapid, sustained and inclusive growth–one that aims to make substantial strides against our longstanding struggle against poverty—through honest and effective governance.”
In ceremonies held today, the Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the 5th Philippine Energy Contracting Round (PECR5) for the exploration of potential coal and petroleum areas in the country.
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz announced this yesterday after the National Wages and Productivity Commission, or NWPC, approved a resolution, Resolution No. 1, Series of 2014, amending NWPC Guidelines No. 2, Series of 2007 which spells out the rules on exemption from RTWPBs-issued wage orders.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario will highlight the Philippines’ advocacy of the rule of law as he joins other ASEAN Foreign Ministers in the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) onMay 10, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III met with the Cabinet Secretary, representatives from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, and other government officials at the Private Office in Malacañan Palace. At 1:00 p.m., the President held a meeting at the Malacañan Palace’s Blue Room with the Executive Secretary, representatives from the […]
The Philippines today received a credit ratings upgrade from international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P). In a statement released by the agency, the country’s long-term sovereign credit rating was upgraded to “BBB” with a stable outlook from “BBB-.”
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office), is launching a key component of its Seed.ph Program with a series of Startup Workshops this 2014 which will be held in various cities of Lingayen, Iligan, Tuguegarao, Naga, Dumagete and General Santos City. The program will kick off its first leg of workshops in Lingayen on May 2, 2014.