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'Near-term prospects for the [auto] industry remain sluggish,' says the International Monetary Fund
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Cebu province eases restrictions on backyard-raised hogs coming from the Visayas
Cebu provincial authorities say they are only allowing the entry of livestock raised in commercial farms in the Visayas and Mindanao. The Negros Occidental shipment were backyard swines.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the South Korean government plans to donate two of its navy’s old corvettes as the Philippines buys two brand new ones from Hyundai Heavy Industries
Pigs are dying because of an unidentified disease. Raisers are reportedly making sausages out of the infected hogs. The Department of Agriculture holds a media briefing, but hardly offers answers.
A consortium of private US equity firm Cerberus Capital Management and Australian shipbuilder Austal informs SBMA and Hanjin creditors of its intention to take over the beleaguered shipyard
(UPDATED) Bohol sets the ban for 100 days as it aims to prevent African swine fever from reaching the province
The Maritime Industry Authority sets several conditions as it lifts the suspension on Iloilo-Guimaras passenger boat trips
The new measure amends the Labor Code provision which states rank-and-file employees get only 85% of the service charge
Vice President Leni Robredo meets with survivors and relatives of the victims of the Iloilo-Guimaras sea tragedy
(UPDATED) The Maritime Industry Authority has directed roll-on roll-off or RO-RO vessels to increase the frequency of their trips to serve passengers in the area
The Bureau of Customs denies allegations that shipments of rice are undervalued
'For now, it's the numbers [of pigs] that are falling. Then it will be production...and consumption will fall,' says an analyst, as China deals with its African swine fever outbreak
The $40-million expansion project of Lufthansa Technik Philippines in Villamor Air Base is expected to create 300 new jobs
From working with Michelin-starred chefs, to raising tens of thousands of dollars for Yolanda (Haiyan) victims, Jay Poblador is a true inspiration to all Filipinos in the food industry
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez hopes more Philippine agricultural products will be exported to South Korea following the buying mission of the Korea Importers Association
The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the Philippines a third time in its decade-long cigarette export dispute against Thailand
'Despite its importance to the Ivorian economy and society, the cocoa sector is not playing its role as the engine of economic development,' says the World Bank
Industry stakeholders say even a 1% increase in coconut methyl ester in diesel can help bring up copra prices, which have been declining
The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry also wants more German small and medium enterprises to foray into the Philippine market
Chambermaids in Spain are calling on hotels to stop subcontracting and to improve working conditions
The Chinese ship abandoned the Filipino crew of F/B Gem-Ver despite 'direct knowledge of their distress situation,' in violation of two maritime conventions, according to the official findings of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Maritime Industry Authority
Iacocca is credited with creating the iconic Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy
Raw sugar production at the start of the crop year's 4th quarter nears the 2.079-million-metric-ton projected output set by the Sugar Regulatory Administration
The Department of Agriculture's temporary import ban on pork goods from Laos will immediately take effect
This order comes after the Department of Trade and Industry inspected a food park in Las Piñas City which allegedly only catered to Chinese nationals
One of the Philippines' top nickel producers is eyeing to take advantage of the steel demand, but it knows its limitations
The Department of Trade and Industry gears up to strengthen the Philippines' e-vehicle industry as it seeks to seal a free trade agreement with South Korea, a manufacturing powerhouse
Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers
Maria Luisa Estrella Jaidi and Ramon Singson Estrella face a maximum sentence of 10 years for visa fraud
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the results of the investigation were submitted to Malacañang on Thursday, June 20
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez also says there's no need to raise the Recto Bank incident during the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok where country leaders are expected to discuss a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea
'When did demanding for what’s right become so wrong? Why is fairness something for which we must be punished?'
Maxus targets families and companies looking for spacious vehicles. It aims to sell over 500 units in 2019.
The result of the probe could come out in a week
Ensuring the health of Philippine fisheries – and the country's economy – will not just require robust law enforcement and improved science
Experts warn it could take years to contain the hog-killing virus given the differing biosecurity standards on commercial pig farms and backyard smallholdings across Asia
(UPDATED) Green group EcoWaste Coalition says the quick reexport of the illegal waste sends a 'clear and unambiguous warning to waste traffickers to stop sending other countries' wastes into our port'
Scientists find one or more common antibiotics – whose concentrations exceed set safety levels – in two-thirds of 711 samples taken from rivers in 72 countries, they tell a meeting of environmental toxicologists in Helsinki
The Department of Trade and Industry also says the deals could generate around 80,000 jobs for Filipinos
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says EXPO 2020 Dubai will be one of the biggest events that the Department of Trade and Industry, together with other agencies that form part of the Philippine Organizing Committee, will participate in
'The acquisition of HPI will increase the foothold of the San Miguel Group in the cement business, and will provide the opportunity to implement its plan to expand its cement business nationwide,' says San Miguel
The Department of Trade and Industry conducts a surprise inspection of China Food City and finds that the stalls there lack proper permits
Exports of electronics and electronic parts decline in March 2019 partly due to poor demand, which is seen to continue for the rest of the year
The Department of Trade and Industry says it protects consumers and at the same time 'negotiates with manufacturers on the most reasonable price adjustments,' if needed
(UPDATED) Agiculture Secretary Manny Piñol discusses the possibility with Chinese Consul General Li Lin as China continues to deal with its African swine fever crisis
With rice prices as low as P32 per kilo, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says suggested retail prices for the staple are no longer needed. But it is up to the Department of Agriculture to decide.
The removal of the National Food Authority from the importation process is expected to cut the time needed to process import permits
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, however, says the investigation into traders jacking up sugar prices will still depend on the participation of the industry's stakeholders