• 18 August 2017
MANILA, Aug. 18 -- Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expansion of 6.5 percent in the second quarter is “solid proof” that the government’s “unparalleled” investment strategy anchored on the ‘Build, Build, Build” program has started to “pick up steam,” and is on course to steering the Philippine economy towards a growth path of 6.5 to 7.5 percent for 2017.   Dominguez expressed the hope that the Senate would help the government meet this high growth target by passing soon enough—and in full—its own version of the comprehensive tax reform package, which would help spell the financial sustainability of its accelerated spending on infrastructure as well as on human capital formation and social protection for the poor and other vulnerable sectors.   “This is solid proof that the year-old Administration has been making the right moves at the right time in pursuit of President Duterte’s socioeconomic agenda on high—and inclusive—growth,” said Dominguez in response to the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA)’sannouncement today (Aug. 17) that the GDP grew by 6.5 percent over the April-June 201 ...Read more

DSWD-7 gives free meds, cash grants, trainings under Lingap sa Masa

 R07  18 August 2017
CEBU CITY, August 2 (PIA) --- More than a thousand indigent people in the region accessed free medicine through the Libreng Gamot Para Sa Masa or LINGAP SA MASA Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region-7.  Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) Cebu Team Leader ...Read more

DTI-7 launches Kapatid “Mentor Me” Program Batch 3

 R07  18 August 2017
CEBU CITY, August 2 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 7, in cooperation with the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and Go Negosyo, launched the Kapatid “Mentor ME” Batch 3 and Aral Negosyo-Angat Kapatid Countryside Negosyo Program at the Marco Polo Plaza ...Read more