Philippine Government Approves More Pork Imports

Philippine Government Approves More Pork Imports

In light of the ongoing African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in the Philippines that has dramatically diminished the supply of pork for the domestic market, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has allowed additional pork imports to address the supply shortfall and...
Acer Philippines Opens First Flagship Store

Acer Philippines Opens First Flagship Store

Consumer electronics company Acer opened its first-ever flagship store in the Philippines at the SM Megamall Cyberzone in January 15, 2021. As Acer’s largest store in the country to date, it features the best products from Acer and Predator brands, intricately...
Globe Telecom Expands 4G Infrastructure to Improve Connectivity

Globe Telecom Expands 4G Infrastructure to Improve Connectivity

Globe Telecom Inc. is set to discard its old 3G infrastructure completely and will now be increasing its fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) frequencies in the Visayas and Mindanao region particularly in the cities of Bacolod, Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu,...
Philippine Congress Encouraged to Pass Key Economic Bills

Philippine Congress Encouraged to Pass Key Economic Bills

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has called on the bicameral Congress to urgently sign the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act, a landmark reformative bill that will make the country’s tax rates more competitive in South Eaast...
Duterte Extends Philippines’ Military Deal with US

Duterte Extends Philippines’ Military Deal with US

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended for another six months the suspension of the decision to cancel the Philippines’ Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States. The VFA allows the US army to enter the Philippines and facilitate an annual drill with the...