President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to ensure accessibility and affordability of coronavirus tests and test kits.
The government and private institutions are ready to help micro and small business enterprises in giving the 13th month pay to their employees by providing them with soft loans.
Nag-boom ng 4,000%! Department of Trade and Industry DTI registers 75,000 online businesses during quarantine period
Beginning June 15, dine-in restaurants will be allowed in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), according to Malacañang.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and five other top officials have approved and signed a joint circular which will speed procedures in the release of products including medical supplies seized by law enforcement needed in the fight against the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), the Department of Justice (DOJ) said.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has granted a minimum 30-day grace period for rental payments of households and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with their commercial rent during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) period in Luzon. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said this would “provide economic relief to Filipinos and MSMEs during the COVID-19 public health emergency, ensure their survival during the ECQ, as well as to help brace them afterwards.”
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wants grocery stores to extend their operating hours amid the coronavirus quarantine.
Knock your heads and wake up!
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez on Tuesday said there will be two million surgical masks available for both health care workers and the public in a month’s time to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
MANILA—Senator Imee Marcos on Friday thumbed down the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) plan to import rice for retailers such as fast-food chains, supermarkets, and groceries to further lower rice prices.
Malacañang has sought to allay public concern over the continued rise in the prices of basic goods by assuring them that President Rodrigo Duterte is aware of their worries.
Sans any enabling law, President Duterte cannot abolish the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, the inter-agency body which decides on rice importation, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday said.
Former Trade Undersecretary Ernesto Ordonez, the source of ex-Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s accusations of cement smuggling against Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s son, may be in hot water himself.
The Departments of Labor and Employment and Trade and Industry have drawn up guidelines for the accreditation of firms in the garment industry for tax holidays.
Presidential Communications Office Assistant Sec. Ana Marie Banaag surged the Filipino people on Saturday to rise above the criticisms against President Duterte and his violent drug war by looking at the positive developments under his sterling leadership.
Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. apparently still can’t forgive Environment Secretary Gina Lopez for suspending the Mindanao-based mining company he owns.
The operator of the Manila North Harbor has filed graft charges against Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) Officer-in-Charge and Assistant General Manager for Operations Raul T. Santos for allegedly blocking its operations as an international port.
A bill penalizing business establishments which fail to give exact change to consumers is just awaiting the signature of President Benigno Aquino III before its enactment into law.
Incoming presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo sees nothing wrong with the appointment of a travel agency owner and an advocate for entrepreneurship to the Department of Tourism (DOT) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), respectively.
Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Wednesday (Jan. 13, 2016) to explain why the prices of basic commodities remain high despite the big rollback in the prices of petroleum products.
Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo has agreed to prolong his stay in the Cabinet until the country finishes hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)…