‘Build, Build, Build’ creates jobs in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Construction work remains the most in-demand jobs in Pangasinan due to the ‘Build, Build, Build” infrastructure development program of the national government, the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) said. In a forum Tuesday, Pangasinan PESO manager Alex Ferrer said there is still shortage of skilled construction workers in the province as the demand … Read More

Over P300-B required to build Luzon-Samar long span bridge

TACLOBAN CITY — The central government will need over PHP300 billion to build a long span bridge linking Allen, Northern Samar and Matnog, Sorsogon, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) said on Tuesday, citing the newly-completed feasibility study. The study has identified two feasible options to construct Sorsogon-Samar Link Bridge. The first is the construction of … Read More

Oil price rollback set this week

MANILA — Oil companies have announced they will slash their prices this week. Shell, Seaoil, and Petro Gazz said Sunday they will cut prices of diesel by PHP0.20 per liter. Only Shell said it will roll back prices of kerosene by PHP0.30 per liter. There is no price adjustment expected for gasoline this week.  Kris Crismundo … Read More

LGUs urged to make it easier to put up, renew businesses

MANILA — Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica has called on local government units (LGUs) to ensure efficient and fast processing of business registrations and renewals. Belgica said some LGUs still ask for redundant requirements for business registrations and renewals despite the implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EODB) law. Business registration renewals are … Read More

Oil firms to cut prices this week

MANILA — Several oil companies have announced another price rollback effective 6 a.m. on Tuesday.  In separate advisories, Seaoil, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines and Flying V said they will reduce the price of their respective gasoline products by PHP0.20 per liter, and diesel by PHP0.10 per liter.  Seaoil and Flying V will also slash the price … Read More