Tag: pandemic

Mister Donut offers 90-day business trial franchise package

Mister Donut has launched a franchising scheme that gives franchisees a 90-day trial to test if their store locations will be profitable or not. 

P7.09-billion Mindanao backbone project seen to stabilize power transmission in the island

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has recently energized the Toril-Bunawan 230kV transmission line, the final component of its Mindanao 230 kiloVolt (kV) backbone project. (NGCP photo)

Landbank extends P230-B loans to agri sector

The Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) has extended to the agriculture sector as of October this year a total of PHP230.23 billion in loans, which make up 94 percent of its target of PHP245 billion for 2020.

Yahoo Year in Review: Philippines’ top searches in 2020

As the year draws to a close, Yahoo’s Year in Review 2020 takes a look at the top happenings, people, and trends that captured the interest of the Philippines’ online community in 2020. (Pixabay photo)

Extension of Bayanihan 2 funds’ availability gets House nod

The House of Representatives on Monday night approved on final reading a measure seeking to extend the availability of funds under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2). 

Sibugay town youth groups distribute food packs to over 200 drivers, vendors

Over 200 vendors, and tricycle drivers, street vendors, and street children have received food packs and relief goods from youth groups in Zamboanga Sibugay town.

417 displaced Zambo tourism workers to get gov’t aid

At least 417 tourism industry workers displaced by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic are set to receive financial aid from the government. (PNA file photo)

San Juanico bridge lighting project runs final test

The contractor of the San Juanico Aesthetic Lighting project is running a final test run for five nights in preparation for the formal unveiling of the new attraction early next year. (PNA photo by Roel Amazona)

Record hunger in the Philippines

Hunger in the Philippines has reached a record high during the pandemic, according to pollster Social Weather Stations. (AFP photo)