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DPWH gets right-of-way access for construction of Marilao service road

The Department of Public Works and Highways Region 3 has been given temporary access to NLEX Corp’s right-of-way, allowing the government agency to...

PH adopts ban on travellers from Malaysia, Thailand

The Philippines is applying a ban on travelers from Malaysia and Thailand from July 25 to 31, 2021 to prevent further spread of...

BIR defers 12% VAT on exporters’ local purchases

The Department of Finance is reviewing Bureau of Internal Revenue Revenue Regulations No. 9-2021, which imposes a 12% VAT on previously zero-rated indirect...

PH lifts exports forecast to 10% this year

The Development Budget Coordination Committee maintained its growth forecast for the Philippine economy this year to 6% to 7% amid the declining number...

New reefer trucks to distribute affordable fish to consumers

The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) is deploying 15 trucks with reefer vans under its isDA On The Go (iOTG) project to transport...

PH cargo transport sector suffers from lack of competition—PCC study

The Philippine transport and logistics sector is highly concentrated with the cargo services sector lacking competition, a study found A Philippine Competition Commission...

PH, Brunei ink double taxation pact

The Philippines and Brunei Darrusalam have signed an agreement to eliminate double taxation and prevent evasion of taxes on income derived from cross-border...

18km Tarlac, Nueva Ecija CLLEX link opened

The first 18-kilometer portion of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) connecting the provinces of Tarlac and Nueva Ecija is now open to...

NCR, several areas under ‘normal’ GCQ for rest of July

Metro Manila and several other areas will remain under general community quarantine from July 16 to 31, 2021 but without the heightened restrictions ...

Business groups call for 12% VAT ruling repeal

More business groups are calling for immediate repeal of a new regulation imposing a 12% VAT on indirect exports, saying it will jack...