As part of the gradual reopening of the economy, the government has allowed shopping malls to hold sale events in general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ areas.
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) supports the gradual reopening of businesses decimated by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Philippine economy could sustain long-term damage if the strictest form of lockdown is imposed again to control the spread of COVID-19, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Saturday (August 29).
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic makes it difficult for President Rodrigo Duterte to find the balance between public health and reviving the economy.
Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez is complaining to President Rodrigo Duterte that the economy is slow to bounce back because Filipinos are not willing to buy stuff or eat out.
Senator Maria Lourdes Nancy Binay is optimistic that President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) will center on the government’s realistic action plans on what will it do in the following months to battle the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on public health and the economy.
Not the right time: Restart the economy instead of Cha-cha, Sen. Win Gatchalian says.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the Philippine economy is expected to return to its growth trajectory through the infrastructure sector, a ranking Palace official said.
Fully reopening the economy after months of stringent lockdown would put the country in “deep shit,” according to President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the recommendations of the economic team to revisit strategies in combating coronavirus to achieve a better balance between health and economy.
Unlike most major global powers, Japan has been spared an explosion in unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic, despite the world’s third-biggest economy suffering its first recession in more than five years.
Senator Richard Gordon insisted that testing at least 13 percent of the country’s population is the “key to getting the economy going again” amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday called for the resumption of operations of provincial buses with minimum health standards strictly observed.
Malacañang is not surprised with the recent Social Weather Stations survey that 83 percent of Filipinos believe that their life has worsened in the last 12 months.
Administration Senator Francis Tolentino has expressed his sadness over the recent passing business tycoon and former Ambassador Eduardo “Danding” Conjuangco Jr.
Malacañang expressed optimism that the Philippine economy will rebound if people continue to strictly heed government protocols for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis.
President Rodrigo Duterte, on the advice of Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez, has cautioned senators against approving an economic stimulus package beyond P140 billion because he would veto anything beyond that limit.
Australian universities could lose up to US$11 billion dollars as an indefinite coronavirus border closure locks out the foreign students who keep the sector afloat, the industry said Wednesday.