Business News

Smart offers free access to gov’t sites

SMART Communications has expanded the list of government websites that can be accessed by its customers for free amid concerns over the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Subscribers of Smart, Sun, and TNT can access the official websites of the NDRRMC and Philippine Information Agency on their mobile phones. According to Smart, the two websites provide […]

Business News

African swin fever, umatake na sa Batangas

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS LAUREL, Batangas – HINDI pa man nakaaahon sa matinding dagok hindi lamang sa sektor ng agrikultura, kundi maging sa kabuuang pamumuhay ng mga residente ng bayang ito, panibagong dagok naman sa mga Batangueño ang African swine fever (ASF) sa mga babuyan rito. Nito lamang Biyernes, Pebrero 28, kinumpirma na ng pamahalaang […]

Business Lifestyle

Natural foods lead growing demand for wellness foods

ENTERPRISES in the food sector are encouraged to focus on foods that promote health and wellness, as these will become increasingly in demand among consumers across the world in the new decade, according to market research specialist Kantar. Marie-Anne Lezoraine, general manager of Kantar Philippines, said in a recent business presentation that while health and […]

Business News

Covid-19 delays Meralco solar projects

Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) is delaying the commissioning of two solar projects in the latter part of the year, its president and chief executive officer Rogelio Singson said on Monday. In Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) media briefing, Singson said these solar projects are in Tarlac and Bulacan with a combined capacity of 135 megawatts. Singson […]


DOST’s Food Safety Team capacitates women coffee processors

By Myrrh Caithlin L. Gutierrez AS support to Philippine Commission on Women’s (PCW) focus area on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), DOST-CALABARZON conducted a series of forum and trainings for women micro entrepreneurs, specifically coffee processors, in CALABARZON at DOST-CALABARZON Regional Office recently. On the first day, Ms. Anna Rina Evangelista oriented the participants on the […]

Business News

15% diskuwento sa amilyar para sa Batangas Lakeshore Towns, pasado sa SP

BATANGAS Capitol – INAPRUBAHAN ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Batangas ang panukalang batas na naglalayong pababain ng labing limang porsyento (15%) ang Real Property Tax o amilyar para sa mga lupang sakop ng mga bayang nasa palibot ng Lawa ng Taal, na naapektuhan ng pagsabog ng Bulkang Taal. Ang pagbibigay ng diskwento para sa nasabing buwis, […]

Business News

Batangas SM Malls backs NCoV spread prevention efforts

TWO of the SM malls in the Batangas province showed a pro-active role in the prevention of the 2019 Nobel Corona Virus (NCov) spread as a total of 40 alcohol dispensers are placed in all of the comfort rooms and entrances of SM City Batangas and SM City Lipa. According to Center for Disease Control […]


Koleksyon ng buwis at business permit fees, lalo pang tumaas

BATANGAS City — NAKAKOLEKTA ng business taxes na nagkakahalaga ng P888.4 milyon ang pamahalaang lungsod ng Batangas noong 2019, mataas ng P172.9 milyon noong 2018 kung saan mayroon lamang P715.4 milyon ang nakolekta ayon sa ulat ng City Treasurer’s Office. Iniulat ng Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) na dumami pa ang bilang ng mga […]

Business Events

Pru Life UK expands footprint in Quezon City, Batangas, and CDO

GOING strong on its 24th year in the Philippines, Pru Life UK has expanded its footprint with more sales offices to fortify its mission of narrowing the protection gap in the country. The newly-opened General Agencies (GAs), or sales offices, underscore the company’s commitment to making life insurance more accessible to Filipinos with its wide portfolio […]


CA stalls deposit insurance payment to AMA Bank depositors

MORE than 8,000 depositors of the closed AMA Rural Bank of Mandaluyong, Inc. (AMA Bank) will have to wait a while longer to be paid the deposit insurance due them. This developed as the Court of Appeals issued on Friday a writ of preliminary injunction enjoining the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) from further pursuing […]