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DA reviews tariff cut for yellow corn

The Department of Agriculture has created a technical working group to study possible reforms in the tariffs of imported yellow corn in a bid to provide a lower and steady supply of the commodity to farmers who use it for animal feeds......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJul 31st, 2021

Corporates’ 2nd quarter numbers

A country club I used to frequent during the pre-pandemic life has turned into a ghost town, its life sapped to the last breath. It is now an empty building cordoned off with a yellow barricade tape that looked like a police line, as if a gruesome crime had happened there......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Dindi Pajares shares story behind stunning blue gown during prelims

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Miss Supranational Dindi Pajares aced the preliminary competition of this year’s Miss Supranational on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, in Poland. Pajares wowed the audience with her  simple yet elegant gown that took only three days to make. Pajares first showed off her fit body by wearing a two-piece bikini in yellow and blue. […] The post Dindi Pajares shares story behind stunning blue gown during prelims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Smart technologies aim to reduce the climate risks Filipino farmers face

Project SARAI aims to reduce climate risks by providing farmers with site-specific crop advisories, which are targeted for rice, corn, banana, coconut, coffee, cacao, sugarcane, soybean, and tomato......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

TC sets public hearing on motor parts imports from Thailand

The Tariff Commission will hold a public hearing later this month on the additional list of motor vehicle parts from Thailand that may be covered by the suspension of tariff concessions and subjected to higher duties......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Sharlene San Pedro officially joins Yellow Room Music

Actress and singer Sharlene San Pedro marked a fresh start in her musical career as she became part of a new record company.  .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

OFWs to use yellow cards as temporary vaccine card

Overseas Filipino workers will be using government-issued “yellow cards” while the government works on a unified vaccine card, an official of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases said on Wednesday, citing difficulties in local governments’ compliance and poor regional coverage of the Department of Information and Communications Technology......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Government issues yellow card for fully vaccinated OFWs

The government is issuing yellow cards for departing overseas Filipino workers who have been fully vaccinated, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Joanna Ampil wows as Bloody Mary

Filipino actress Joanna Ampil is used to getting rave reviews. After all, it was producer Sir Cameron MacKintosh himself who got her along that road. I still remember how he introduced his new star before the opening of Miss Saigon in Australia in 1995......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Native Hawaiians Reclaim Surfing With Moore s Olympic Gold

Carissa Moore wore a white and yellow plumeria pinned next to her ear for her victory-lap interviews after making history as the first Olympic gold medalist at surfing's historic debut.Her mother - crowned the Honolulu Lei Queen in 2016 - had given her the flower hair clip before she left for Tokyo to remind the only Native Hawaiian Olympic surfer of where she came from.At this pinnacle point, Moore is st.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

TransCo eyes feed-in tariff rate of P0.3320

State-run National Transmission Corp. is seeking approval from the Energy Regulatory Commission for a feed-in tariff allowance rate of P0.3320 per kilowatt-hour for 2022......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

TransCo seeks higher FIT-All rate for 2022

State-run National Transmission Corp. is seeking a higher feed-in tariff allowance rate, a charge billed to all on-grid electricity consumers, for 2022......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Exporters seek deferment of higher cargo handling fees

The Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. and Export Development Council want the Philippine Ports Authority to defer approval of the proposed hike in cargo handling tariff and passenger terminal fee at the Manila North Port......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

DTI to comply with lifting of vehicle safeguard duties

The Department of Trade and Industry is ready to comply with the recommendation of the Tariff Commission against the imposition of safeguard measures on vehicle imports......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

State of no advancement

Today’s column is not about President Duterte’s scheduled, mandated by law, State Of the Nation Address but since everybody is focusing on SONA speeches and reviews, it seems illogical to swim upstream or against the current, especially when the other available topics are generally limited to the Delta Variant or the weeklong rains and an earthquake that combined to remind us of the End Of Days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Rains from habagat seen to persist on Sunday — PAGASA

PAGASA on Sunday raised its yellow warning in Zambales, Bataan and Pampanga, and said rains would continue to persist in Metro Manila and nearby areas. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

TC: No more safeguard duties on vehicle imports

The Tariff Commission has thumbed down the imposition of safeguard duties on vehicle imports following its investigation into the case......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

BEIJING — Large swathes of China’s central Henan province were under water on Wednesday, with its capital Zhengzhou hardest-hit after being drenched by what weather forecasters said was the heaviest rain in 1,000 years. In Zhengzhou, a city of over 12 million on the banks of the Yellow River, 12 people have died so far […] The post Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Champion-elect Pogacar leads Tour de France into Paris

Defending Tour de France champion and runaway leader Tadej Pogacar will ride into Paris later Sunday where he will, barring a disaster, pull on the overall leader's yellow jersey beneath the Arc de Triomphe as the sun sets on a dominant win......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

New Clark City Aquatics Center earns praise from visiting Israelis

Capas, Tarlac—The New Clark City Aquatic Center here has earned rave reviews from the 17-member Israel swimming team that is training for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 16th, 2021

A vital resource of modern reality

Before the pandemic, the Department of Energy and the power industry already warned of tight power supply which according to National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) data was already alarming in 2019 with 51 yellow alerts and 15 red alerts. As industries started re-opening, power demand recovered and by May 2021, already surpassed pre-lockdown levels peaking seasonally in the 2nd quarter when power output from hydro-electric plants was at its lowest......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021