Articles with the tag "government" (16)

We’re in a catch-22 situation. I can understand the dilemma of the government on how to proceed in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has put the Philippines and most countries in a defensive position. That’s what the rules on preventing pandemics mandate—to be proactively defensive.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Society
Tags: COVID-19, Defense, government, study, System
After two decades of uninterrupted growth, the Philippine economy appears hea­ded for a recession this year. Recession is “a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in gross domestic product in two successive quarters.”
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Opinion
Tags: economy, government, money, products, recession
As governments around the world reevaluate adoption of 5G networks being rolled out by Chinese tech giants due to security issues, the United States is enjoining its allies, including the Philippines, to consider alternatives offered by firms not influenced by China’s government.
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Published on 22/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Health, News and Events, Politics
Tags: 5G, China, Chinese, government, Network
The Philippines is clearing the streets of vendors, but what happens to them? By banning vendors from public and major roads, Manila began to look a little like a changed city, expansive with less of its customary commotion. Previously packed streets, shopping districts and market areas were made near spotless. Peddlers, drivers of the everyday informal economy, had been erased.
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With 800,000 cases pending before immigration courts nationwide, the partial shutdown only worsens the backlog. At the moment, the immigration courts under the Department of Justice’s Executive Office on Immigration Review (EOIR) are not hearing cases of non-detained individuals and their hearing if scheduled during the shutdown will be reset for a later date. Individuals who are in detention will proceed with their scheduled hearings.
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Published on 07/02/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Legal
Tags: government, immigration, shutdown