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Local thrift banks embrace innovations

MANILA — Officials of the Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB) are open to innovations on financial technology, citing the advantages towards further servicing their niche market. In a statement, CTB President Gregorio B. Anonas III...

Benguet gears up for local transport plan

THE Benguet Provincial Board is preparing to craft a local public transport plan (LPTP) as required under the guidelines of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program. The local transport plan would identify available route,...

Editorial: Disaster resilience at the local level

THERE’S a new publication from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) that is a must-read for local government executives. It’s entitled, “Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation guide for local disaster risk...

Employment for locals assured

EMPLOYMENT for laborers may soon be mandatory. In a new law by councilor Joel Alangsab, jobs for the majority will have to be a right not a privilege. “The City Government, in its pursuit...

Legarda Vows to Fund More Local Climate Action

March 8, 2018. Senator Loren Legarda today said she will ensure that more climate action plans of local governments can be supported by the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) after yesterday’s signing of the first...