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Over 4.4M Filipinos to benefit from P106-B allocation for 4Ps

MANILA: More than 4.4 million members of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will benefit from the PHP106.335-billion allocation for the program for 2024, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Tuesday.

In a statement, the DBM s…

High-powered firearms seized in Camsur clash with NPA

LEGAZPI CITY: Two high-powered firearms of the New People’s Army (NPA) were recovered after an encounter on Monday with government troops in Camarines Sur province.

In a report on Tuesday, Maj. Frank Roldan, 9th Infantry Division (9ID) spokesperson, …

DOH gets P145.5-M grant from Canada for immunization

MANILA: The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday received PHP145.5 million from the Canadian government for the integration of Covid-19 vaccination, routine immunization and proven approaches that make quality primary health care accessible for Filip…

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Feb. 27)

Help companies defend their management rights

The government announced the long-awaited “corporate value-up program” to help ease “Korea Discount” for companies’ stocks. The program was focused on allowing the autonomy of the corporate sector. For i…

Monthly salary of wage earners up 6 pct in 2022

The average monthly salary of wage earners in South Korea rose 6 percent on-year in 2022, data showed Tuesday, on the back of higher income in the construction and transportation industries.

South Korean wage earners took home a monthly average of 3…