The Bureau of Customs (BOC) expects a P100-billion surplus by December, as it already surpassed its full-year collection target for 2022, it said in a statement Sunday.

The Philippines and the United States (US) are set to begin talks on a civil nuclear cooperation agreement that will provide a “legal basis” for US exports of nuclear equipment and material to the Philippines.

PRESIDENT Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will continue discussing "the Taiwan" issue and other security concerns with United States Vice President Kamala Harris when they meet today, November 21, in Malacañang.

The House of Representatives passed on third and final reading Tuesday afternoon a bill instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession, or the proposed “Caregivers Welfare Act.”

SPEAKER Martin G. Romualdez on Tuesday said the participation of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. in the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting in Thailand this week presents even more opportunities for the country’s continued economic growth.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday assured that it would carry out continuous capacity development (CapDev) efforts to empower local government units (LGUs), particularly in managing agriculture, health, and environment services to ensure the efficient delivery of devolved functions and services.

Lofty and ambitious- these are two words that describe Pres Bongbong Marcos' goal to bring down poverty rate to 9% by 2028 as the current administration is set to unveil the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028 by December 2022. This is considering that the poverty rate at end 2021 was 18.1% based on figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or double the 2028 target.

LEADERS will have to take hold of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in light of the recent Basilan and Cotabato ambushes because the perpetrators are said to be young recruits of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) with which we have a standing peace agreement. This does not augur well since we are already on the last mile if you will go with the implementation of the peace process. Still, the list of codes passed by the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, or BTA, will have to be subjected to a midterm audit, which should have been done first before rearranging the composition of the second parliament of the BTA which was inaugurated last September 2022, with the President himself going to Cotabato City for the ceremonial opening.

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday met to discuss ways to manage climate change and assist Filipino micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) grow their business.

PRESIDENT Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. used the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a platform to touch base with geopolitical rivals China and the United States.

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