Category Archives: Business

Bayanihan to Recover as One Act

  Bayanihan to Recover as One Act Frequently Asked Questions Last September, President Duterte signed into law the Bayanihan to Recover as One (BARO) Act, which contains provisions on payment terms for loans due amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On the implementation of RA Act No. 11494, otherwise known as the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, and other… Read More »

Sweetest Pineapple in the Philippines

  Sweetest Pineapple in the Philippines The sweetest pineapple in the Philippines is found in Bicol. Formosa is a variety of pineapple (Ananas comosus) noted to thrive in Camarines Norte. The soil in this part of Bicol has high potassium best suited for cultivating this fruit. According to the Provincial Agriculture office, Camarines Norte in 2014 covered 96… Read More »

Digital PERA

  The virtual launch of the digital PERA (Personal Equity and Retirement Account) is a milestone that has been years in the making. Established under RA 9505, PERA is a means to help Filipinos build funds for retirement. Twin objective of PERA 1. Complimenting existing pension and retirement benefit 2. Promoting capital market development Filipinos now can invest… Read More »

Price of eggs in the Philippines

  How much is the price of eggs in the Philippines? The Department of Agriculture has set a new suggested retail price (SRP) for basic agriculture and fishery commodities in Metro Manila. It covers 11 prime commodities (per kilo). 1. Rice (local): Special-Php 53; Premium-Php 45; Well-milled-Php 40; Rice (imported): Special-Php 52; Premium-Php 43; Well-milled-Php 38; 2. Pork… Read More »

Itneg Cloth

  Itneg Cloth The Itneg are “the people of the mountain” and are an ethnic group from the uplands of Abra. They have a tradition of embroidering symbols onto their clothing. You may want to read: Magdalena Gamayo Tangkulo