Moratorium on mining projects lifted

A view of nickel ore stockpiles at DMCI Mining Corp.’s mine in Sta. Cruz, Zambales, Feb. 7, 2017. — REUTERS/ERIK DE CASTRO By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo R. Duterte finally lifted the nine-year moratorium on new mineral agreements, in a bid to boost revenues as the […]

Moratorium on mining projects lifted

A view of nickel ore stockpiles at DMCI Mining Corp.’s mine in Sta. Cruz, Zambales, Feb. 7, 2017. — REUTERS/ERIK DE CASTRO By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo R. Duterte finally lifted the nine-year moratorium on new mineral agreements, in a bid to boost revenues as the […]

BIR collection slips amid lockdown

PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZ JOHN ROSALES By Beatrice M. Laforga, Reporter THE Bureau of Internal and Revenue (BIR) missed its collection target by 13% in March, as the government began tightening lockdown restrictions to curb the spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Arnel SD. Guballa, BIR deputy commissioner for operations, […]

BIR collection slips amid lockdown

PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZ JOHN ROSALES By Beatrice M. Laforga, Reporter THE Bureau of Internal and Revenue (BIR) missed its collection target by 13% in March, as the government began tightening lockdown restrictions to curb the spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Arnel SD. Guballa, BIR deputy commissioner for operations, […]

BIR collection slips amid lockdown

PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZ JOHN ROSALES By Beatrice M. Laforga, Reporter THE Bureau of Internal and Revenue (BIR) missed its collection target by 13% in March, as the government began tightening lockdown restrictions to curb the spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Arnel SD. Guballa, BIR deputy commissioner for operations, […]

J&J delay slows global vaccine rollout

A vial of the Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease vaccine is seen at Northwell Health’s South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York, US, March 3, 2021. — REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON/FILE PHOTO THE PAUSE in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine marks another setback for the world’s […]