EU envoy: Red tape turns off foreign investors

Inquirer.net 06/05/2018

EUROPEAN Union (EU) Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen on Tuesday said foreign investors are more concerned about “red tape” in the country rather than increasing the daily minimum wage. “If we look at the European companies,…

Russia shows off military hardware in Red Square parade

AFP 05/09/2018

Russia rolled out its latest military hardware on Moscow’s Red Square yesterday for the annual parade to mark Soviet victory over the Nazis as President Vladimir Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term. “Our people fought to the…

Church hopes for more participants to Red Wednesday

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/23/2017

  A church official expressed hope that more churches and institutions would join in the celebration of Red Wednesday next year. The first observance of Red Wednesday this week was in commemoration of Christian martyrs. “Having our…

RED WEDNESDAY

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/22/2017

IN SOLIDARITY WITH PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS To express solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world, the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City was lit in red on Wednesday. Cebu’s most popular church and home of…

Red daisies brighten Brgy Pajo road

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2017

  Ten thousand red daisies will light your way as you pass by a portion of the Maximo Patalinjug Avenue located at the vicinity of Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City. The daisies are equipped with LED lights to…

Red sneakers

Raymund Fernandez 10/03/2017

I am watching clothes tumbling in the machines at the laundromat. I can see the clothes because the washing machines have half globular windows through which one might gaze at the whole process. The purist functionalist designer…

Expanded Anti-Red Tape bill foreseen to raise country’s economic performance

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/30/2017

  The proposed bill facilitating ease of doing business in the Philippines is expected to propel the country’s economy to greater heights, even exceeding the performance of its neighbors in the Asean region. This was the optimistic…

Red Cross Lapu-Cordova chapter elects new chair, BOD

Norman V. Mendoza 09/25/2017

A NEW set of Board of Directors of the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter was elected during its annual assembly at a hotel in Lapu-Lapu City on September 15. Dr. Mario Amores became the new chairman after…

Red Cross executive celebrates birthday with outreach

Norman V. Mendoza 09/22/2017

PHILIPPINE Red Cross Board of Governor Joy Roble reached out to the students of Abellana National High on his birthday last Monday. Around 500 high school students benefited from the distribution of snack packs from the Philippine…

Recto tells Customs: Cut red tape in balikbayan boxes rule

Inquirer 07/26/2017

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) should start amending its rules on the shipment of balikbayan boxes “with some commonsensical changes” to its regulations to prevent red tape, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Wednesday. Recto…

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