Pautang ng Gobyerno sa pamamagitan ng P3 ng DTI, pwede na Nationwide

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Micro entrepreneurs around the country will now have access to cheap and easy credit as the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) will now be made available nationwide on May 31, 2017.

DTI Undersecretary for Regional Operations Zenaida Maglaya said the administration’s brainchild of micro-finance facility encourages micro entrepreneurs to borrow money from P3 that will help them finance their businesses.

“P3 is intended to help the underprivileged Filipino entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses. With this program, they can access cheap and easy credit without any hassle. After filling out a half-page application and presenting necessary documents, the...

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DTI alerts establishments to comply with SRPs for bottled water

Written by Mary Grace Fontelo
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reminds business establishments, especially the retailers in bus terminals, to comply with the suggested retail prices (SRPs) for bottled water.

As summer is still on and some Filipinos are up to traveling to different destinations by bus, DTI-Consumer Protection Group (CPG) Undersecretary Atty. Teodoro C. Pascua leads the monitoring and enforcement activities on the prices of various brands of bottled water sold in bus terminals.

Last April 11, Undersecretary Pascua joined the DTI’s Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) and monitored 13 stalls in Araneta Center Bus Terminal at Cubao, Quezon City. Upon monitoring,...

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Pres. Duterte leads commissioning of Red Cross vessel 'Amazing Grace'

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday led the commissioning of the M/V Amazing Grace, the Philippine Red Cross' first humanitarian vessel, in ceremonies held at the Philippine Navy headquarters in Roxas Blvd.

President Duterte recalled that when the 'Yolanda' tragedy struck the country more than three years ago, emergency responders faced the formidable task of reaching the devastated areas due to insufficient transport facilities and heavily damaged infrastructure.

"I am therefore happy to join you today as we launch the state-of-the-art PRC Relief and Recovery Ship known as the 'Amazing Grace'," he said.

The PRC will use Amazing Grace as an...

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DOJ wants Napoles to serve as witness in PDAF case probe

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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday said that the suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles may be consider to be the government witness in connection with the planned review of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) cases.

Aguirre sought for a comment after the Court of Appeals reversed the ruling of Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) and acquitted Napoles over the serious illegal detention charges filed against her by whistle-blower Benhur Luy

Aguirre said the ongoing review of the PDAF scam, which President Rodrigo Duterte earlier ordered, was meant to find out who else should be...

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