Makati City—With the aim of stabilizing market prices of basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPCs) and establishing safeguards against unjustified price increases, Trade Secretary Fred Pascual, Chairperson of the National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC), convened the Council on 01 December 2022. Republic Act No. 7581, or the Price Act, wasRead more.
The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) is set to stage the Exporters and Export Enablers Exhibit on 5 to 6 December 2022 as part of the National Exporters’ Week (NEW) 2022 celebration at the MGB Ceremonial Hall of Marriott Hotel, Pasay City. The Exhibit will showcase someRead more.
Manila—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) welcomed the recent results of the Network Readiness Report (NRI) released by the Portulans Institute—a Washington DC Board think tank, which recognized that the Philippines' ranking improved by 12 notches, from 83rd place to 71st in the 2022 report. The report citedRead more.
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“Tumaliawak, saba, Tumalikodak, saba”. Growing up in a community with abundant supply of bananas inspired Amalla Littawa Follo to make bananas as her source of living. A native of Cagayan and Kalinga who is currently residing in Caglayan, Conner, Apayao, “sabah” changed the life story of this entrepreneur. Growing up,Read more.
Farmville Resort is one of the go-to places for relaxation and recreation in the province of Abra. Located in Baranggay Cosili West, it only takes an eight-minute drive from the capital town of Bangued. It is on fairly open space, and integrates the amenities of a modern resort in aRead more.
Eljean Dagohoy started cultivating for a better future at the tender age of seven. At that very young age, she had already began assisting her family in farming, especially in growing coffee. By 12 years old, she started farming on her own in Pigtauranan, Pangantucan, Bukidnon. Eljean is one ofRead more.
“Gusto ko pong lumago ang aking sari-sari store na naumpisahan dahil dito ngayon nakikita ang mga pangunahing bilihin ng mga tao,” says Ida Hilvano from Jaro, Leyte. A woman, together with her husband, Mario, once started a bakeshop in their barangay in 2009. Both did not have the know-how in business.Read more.
HANDMADE MAKES ENTREP WELL-MADE Not everyone is given the chance to turn his or her passion into profit. Lolita “Luchi” Cabanlet is one of those who have successfully turned something she loves into something profitable. Luchi has always been interested in handicrafts. She started from scratch—quite literally. Scratch papers wereRead more.
BOTTLING BOUNTY OF THE SEA In Butuan City, small-scale fisherfolks are no stranger to days when they would go home with almost empty nets. On slow days, they would typically often bring home bangus or milkfish fingerlings which are sold on a low price in the market. Despite their hardRead more.