Monday, January 17, 2022

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BUSINESS

Local airlines support 'no vax, no ride' policy

Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL) and AirAsia Philippines are supporting the government's "no vaccination, no ride" policy that will take effect on January 17.

PH economy seen growing 6-7 pct in 2022

The Philippine economy is expected to return to its 6 to 7-percent growth trajectory in 2022 after nearly two years of grappling with the pandemic despite the threat of the Omicron variant, according to the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group.

TOURISM

Guimaras closes doors to unvaccinated people

People who are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are not allowed to enter the island-province of Guimaras.

AGRICULTURE

Nearly P1 billion worth of rice crops damaged in Western Visayas

Damage caused by Typhoon Odette to rice crops in Western Visayas has so far reached nearly P1 billion.

68,808 Iloilo farmers to receive P5K cash aid

A total of 68,808 farmers in the province of Iloilo will receive financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP).

Agri sector seen to remain resilient with more financing boost

The agriculture sector is expected to remain resilient with increased access to financing despite the contraction of its share in domestic output in the second quarter of 2021 and the impact of weather-related disturbances.

P5K cash aid up for 1.56M small rice farmers: DA chief

Some 1.56 million Filipino rice farmers will receive P5,000 grant each before Christmas from excess rice tariffs, Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar announced on October 12.

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Ilongga Brooks joins PATAFA training pool

Following her sterling performance in the recent heptathlon event, Ilongga sprinter Alexie Mae Caimoso Brooks has finally joined the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) national training pool.

OPINION

COMMUNITY

ISAT-U COE GS holds ICT, HRM webinar

The College of Education Graduate School in cooperation with the office of Gender and Development of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) conducted a webinar on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Human Resource Management (HRM), January 8, 2022.