December 12, 2019

Tag: DTI

Gov’t Regulators Back Code of Ethics of FinTech Firms

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ONLINE lending apps’ shaming of their borrowers have awaken the Philippines’ big-time financial technology (fintech) companies. They woke up to a realization that they must police their own ranks with the aim to play fair and protect in the process their […]

Under DG Plaza, PEZA Remits Php1.8-B in 3 Years

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs TAGUIG CITY – IN just three years, 2016 to 2018, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has already remitted to the national government a total of Php1.8 billion in dividends. The three-year reference is under the administration of […]

Villar Asks DTI for Updates on Halal Certification Standards and Certifiers’ Accreditation Processes

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 CLARK FREEPORT ZONE in Pampanga (SDN) — Senator Cynthia Villar has asked the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to update her on the latest developments on the Philippines’ still striving halal industry. The May 13, 2019 senatorial election No. 1 winning candidate, she delivered an address through a […]

DTI Priming Up Region III on Halal as SEA Games 2019 Nears — Macatoman

Why halal? — It is not a mere label. It is a way of life, from eating to drinking, clothing and talking, and traveling, etc. — It signifies being healthy, hygienic and pure, as well as organic. — It is environment-friendly as it does not promote any hazards to the environment such as the use […]

PNRI Denies Saying Non-Fermented Acetic Acid Are Cancerous; 15 ‘Suka’ Brands Under Probe for Mislabeling

(SDN) — THE 15 vinegar brands found by the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) to be “fake” are “not exactly unsafe.” CNN Philippines made a report on its website regarding the issue about the 15 brands, quoting government officials from the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through its Philippine Nuclear Research […]

Indonesia’s PT Mayora, Kopiko Producer, Set to Invest Php4.2-B for PH Coffee Factory

PT Mayora Indah Tbk, the producer of Kopiko, is expanding its business in the Philippines with an investment of US$80 million. In the current exchange rate of American dollar as of April 1 to Philippine peso ($1 = Php52.53), $80 million is around Php4.2 billion, a huge investment by any standard. Certainly, many Filipinos are […]

Indonesia marks 70th year of Philippine ties, holds trade, tourism fair at Glorietta

GLORIETTA, Makati City (SDN) — Diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Indonesia is now 70 years old this month of March 2019. Just in case anyone forgets about it, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia opened today, March 8, here at the Central Business District (CBD) a two-day International Trade and Tourism Festival. Showcased […]