The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) confirmed that PBBM has allowed the creation of a single operating system for all government transactions to improve bureaucratic efficiency in the country and also as part of the ease of doing business program of the country in the sectoral meeting convened last 11 April 2023. Continue reading Creation of Single Operating System for all gov’t transactions in the works
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual announced that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact among 15 economies in the Asia Pacific region is to take effect on 02 June 2023. The full implementation of RCEP will help expand the trade and investment to all signatory countries within 20 years, including eliminating tariff rates — or the taxes imposed on imported products — on 90% of goods.
Continue reading Expansion of PH Trade and Investment expected upon RCEP full implementation by June 2
Department of Tourism (DOT) OIC Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning, Verna Covar-Buensuceso presented the DOT’s future plans including the completion of the National Tourism Development Plan (NDTP) 2023-2028 which envisions to transform the Philippines Tourism into a tourism powerhouse in Asia.
Continue reading DOT prides on five-year plan for PH Tourism transformation to be Asia’s tourism powerhouse
The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), together with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), the Philippine National Police-Firearms and Explosives Office (PNP-FEO), Landbank, and the Semiconductor industry, will create a Technical Working Group (TWG) to streamline and harmonize PNP processes on the application of the Certificate of Authority to Transport (CA-TT). Continue reading COMELEC and ARTA partners toward streamlining processes during COMELEC Gun Ban
Strengthening the Manufacturing Sector will greatly contribute to the country’s economic development; it processes raw materials into finished goods with the help of machinery, tools, and human labor, generating more jobs and global competitiveness.
Continue reading PBBM supports Strengthening the Manufacturing Sector to create more Jobs
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) collaborate on the Electronic Phytosanitary (e-Phyto) Certificate system with Indonesia and Thailand. This program reinforces BOC’s modernization and digitalization efforts, specifically for issuing and verifying phytosanitary certificates in agricultural products throughout the region. BOC and BPI agreed to join the pilot e-Phyto exchange with Indonesia and Thailand starting June 2023. Continue reading BOC and BPI collaborate on ASEAN e-Phyto Certificate