By Ben O. de Vera
Japanese technology firm NEC Corp. will supply the Philippine government with about one billion yen or P440.9 million worth of disaster prevention system that will provide local government units (LGUs) clear-cut data on earthquakes.
By Michelle V. Remo
The Philippines’ unemployment rate rose to 7.5 percent in January from 7.1 percent a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced Tuesday.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
Bad weather in 2013 snuffed out some 334,000 farm jobs, causing a record 2.8-percent contraction in agricultural employment, according to the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
AMID the volatility in financial markets, a top economic manager has reiterated that local monetary and fiscal authorities had enough ammunition to take on various challenges that threaten to slow down the country’s economic growth momentum.
By Tessa R. Salazar
The Philippine Bamboo Foundation (PBF) has been in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Department of Social Welfare and Development for the development of bamboo-cement technology to be used to make sturdy, earthquake- and storm-proof houses for earthquake-stricken Bohol and Supertyphoon “Yolanda”-hit areas.