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Business

Goat’s milk, chili products showcased in MTE

DAVAO CITY -- Processed goats milk from North Cotabato and various chili-based products are among the crowd-drawers in the recently-held Araw ng Davao Mindanao Trade Expo at the Abreeza Mall. “The trade fair has given us a venue to showcase our product to new markets,” said Virgie laquihon, project manager ...

GOAT’S MILK. Virgie Laquihon, project manager of Noble Endeavors Mindanao Inc., and Generoso Laquihon, agricultural consultant, urges a booth visito ...

Lovely Carillo | 1 week ago

Business

PH smokers down to 17% with P60 tobacco tax hike

MANILA -- The Department of Finances (DOF) said simulations it jointly developed with the Department of Health (DOH) along with the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that the proposal by Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao to increase excise taxes on tobacco products to P60 per pack will bring down cigarette consumption by 16.8 per ...

Photo by Amritanshu Sikdar on Unsplash

Lovely Carillo | 3 weeks ago

Business

Is Philippine agrictulure dying?

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol slammed and got back at critics who claim that the country’s agriculture sector under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is dying. "Hay, Diyos ko pong mahabagin, bata pa ako narinig ko na yan pero hanggang ngayon nagtatanim pa rin ang magsasaka. For as long as ...

REBOUND. The Department of Agriculture has projected a rebound for the agriculture sector this year, with a projected 20-million MT harvest due to the ...

Lovely Carillo | 1 month ago

Business

DAVRAA a big boost to Davao City's economy

DAVAO CITY -- The hosting of the six-day Davao Athletics Association Meet 2019 (DAVRAA) slated from January 27 to February 2 at the Davao City-UP Mindanao Sports Complex in Bago Oshiro is seen as a big boost to the city’s economy. “We expect some 7,700 people to come to Davao starting January 25 so our ...

UPMIN SPORTS CENTER.The newly-constructed Sports Center at the University of the Philippines Mindanao in Bago Oshiro will be the venue of the 2019 DAV ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 months ago

Mindanao

Davao City pushes for direct flights to Japan

DAVAO CITY -- The city government of Davao and the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.(DCCCII) are pushing for direct flights between Davao City and Japan. “The city government together with the DCCCII are now in talks with an airline company. We understand that this airline company already planned ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 2 months ago

Business

30K firms renew permits, P299-M biz tax collected in Davao City

DAVAO CITY – On the 12th day of the business permit renewal on Wednesday, close to 30,000 business establishments have filed their renewal application with the city government while P299.69 million were collected from over 10,000 taxpayers. This was disclosed on Thursday by Business Bureau chief Marissa Torrenter ...

Ayan Mellejor | 2 months ago

Business

City to open online business tax payment

Business owners will soon be able to pay their business tax online through the Land Bank of the Philippines and Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to avoid the hassle of lining up at the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO). In an interview, City Treasurer Erwin Alparaque said the city is now finalizing the agreement with DBP whi ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 2 months ago

Business

Business Bureau eyes 39,000 renewals in 2019

DAVAO CITY -- The Business Bureau is ready for the expected huge turnout of people as they open up their counters at the ground floor of the Sangguniang Panlungsod for the yearly renewal of business permits beginning January 3, Thursday. “Our office issued a total of 39,514 business permits last ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 months ago

Business

Davao Region construction one of country’s most robust

DAVAO CITY -- The construction industry in the Davao Region is expected to be more vibrant next year after it landed among the Top Five regions in the country that contributed to the P104.8 billion worth of construction projects during the third quarter of 2018. Preliminary results of the Construction Statistics from A ...

CONSTRUCTION BOOM. Davao Region enters the Top 5 performing regions in the country in terms of the value of construction projects. Photo shows the ong ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 months ago

Business

PCSO’s gross sales up by 18%

DAVAO CITY -- The gross sales of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) from its gaming products such as Lotto, Sweepstakes and Small Town Lottery (STL) from January to November this year has increased by 18 percent compared to the same period last year. “Nakikita naman ng tao na napaka-transparent ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 months ago