A gradual reopening of businesses and offices in cities was expected after Enhance Community Quarantine or ECQ was lifted to GCQ or MECQ. This meant people are allowed to open and resume businesses or go back to work with certain safety measures. This was met of course by fear and worries by some people since […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has had drastic effects to the economies around the world. Lockdown orders and unemployment has caused the Philippine economy to shrink for the first time in 22 years. Coronavirus snapped the country’s year growth streak. However, London-based The Economist magazine, has ranked the Philippines’ financial strength 6th among selected emerging economies in […]
In consideration of the extension of the quarantine period (Enhanced Community Quarantine and Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine) in many areas in the Philippines, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) extended the leniency in filing of returns and payment of taxes until June 14, 2020 through Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 48-2020. The BIR recognized the importance […]
The Philippines has been cited by The Economist among the emerging countries with the highest level of “financial strength.” In the London-based magazine’s May 2nd 2020 print edition, the country ranked 6th among selected emerging economies in the world, and the best among those ranked from Southeast Asia, in terms of economic, fiscal, and financial management. […]
People are choosing to stay at home now as a proactive way of avoiding contact with the virus. However, as much as we want to stay in the safety of our homes, we need to go out for supply runs.
In this article, we share some tips on how to make grocery shopping safe and productive.