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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
Ayala Corporation chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine-China industrial park will be built in Porac, Pampanga
The Department of Trade and Industry is expanding the areas covered by its monitoring activities to show it is 'serious' in its campaign against substandard materials
The BPO Industry Employees Network says a company that participates in earthquake drills did not evacuate its workers when the actual event happened, while another assured its employees that their building can withstand a stronger tremor
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says sugar, a basic commodity, is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says more than 20,000 jobs are expected to be created by deals to be signed on the sidelines of President Rodrigo Duterte's participation at the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing
The Board of Investments will have to ensure that permits for critical steel projects will be issued within 20 days of filing
(UPDATED) If the deal pushes through, it would be the Philippines' second economic partnership, after the one with Japan
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the Philippines is aiming for a ranking higher than 95th, after accomplishing 33 out of 43 planned reforms
The processing of excavation permits is expected to be faster, after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between utility firms and the Quezon City government
The firm says Terry Gou would not be relinquishing his role as chairman, rebutting earlier media reports, but would allow a board shake-up to minimize his 'personal influence'
The shift to online transactions for processing product certifications can also save businesses around P3,613 per application, says Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the Philippines received the assurance from UK officials in several high-level dialogues over the last two months
Aside from catering to some 11 million Muslim Filipinos, local halal businesses should have more exposure to Muslim-majority countries, says the Department of Trade and Industry
The Bureau of Internal Revenue discovers a new scheme by illicit tobacco traders: offering sardines or a pack of noodles in exchange for tax stamps
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announces the department's new goal is to achieve full self-sufficiency for onion production before President Duterte steps down
Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson tells reporters he also wants more Australian companies to enter the Philippines
Meanwhile, the agriculture department's Disaster Risk Reduction and Management operations center reports that production losses as of April 2 has reached P5.05 billion
After the government manages to speedily pass the Rice Tariffication law, will the same be said for sugar?
FNI says it will partner with Hong Kong-based firm Huarong Asia Limited for the venture, to take advantage of the Philippines' 'fast-growing steel demand'
Malaysia and Indonesia, the two sources of the Philippines' palm oil imports, agree to help combat further dumping and smuggling of the product
Former president Benigno Aquino III compares the Duterte government's deals with China to the botched Northrail project during the Arroyo administration
Local authorities say more than 500 people are still in hospital. Among them, 13 are critically injured and 66 are seriously injured.
Socioeconomic Planning Assistant Secretary Mercedita Sombilla says planting and harvesting may be delayed, but there would be no major impact on rice production
(3rd UPDATE) The explosion on Thursday, March 21, in the eastern city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province is one of the worst industrial disasters to hit China
While the roadmap can help boost nickel production, the Philippine Nickel Industry Association says it has to go hand in hand with supporting policies
Japan, being one of the Philippines' strongest trade partners, would help generate 16,000 jobs if these investments push through
This comes after a number of senators passed a resolution opposing the plan of some economic managers to liberalize sugar imports
While the Damen group has partnerships with local firms, it is currently not a player in the Philippines' shipbuilding industry
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the government listened to some of the proposals of rice industry stakeholders
The worldwide market for wearables also grows to 31.4%, reaching 59.3 million units shipped