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Friday, March 22, 2019

Rural Update

RURAL UPDATE: Banking correspondent arrangement

BY JOHNNY NOVERAWE were amazed by the speed by which Congress approved the amendment to Republic Act No. 7721, the “Act Liberalizing the Entry and Scope of Operations of Foreign Banks...

RURAL UPDATE: APEC Summit

JOHNNY NOVERATHE front page of Panay News on Saturday bannered the selection of Iloilo City and Boracay as among the venues of the Asia-Pacific...

RURAL UPDATE: Taxes, construction and land use

BY JOHNNY NOVERABY coincidence, the idea espoused in our column last week for the city of Iloilo to adopt at this stage of our development, “Attract...

RURAL UPDATE: Attract more investors: No tax increase please

BY JOHNNY NOVERAIN our column last week titled, “The ranking of our cities”, Iloilo was on 19th place in terms of income as against other Philippine cities in 2013, according to...

Rural Update: MIWD take over by the city?

BY JOHNNY NOVERAMAYOR Jed Patrick Mabilog has proposed a takeover by Iloilo City of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD).Well, with due respect to Iloilo City’s...

Rural Update: Water is not the problem; it is management

BY JOHNNY NOVERARECENTLY, for two days the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) lost its water supply from Flo Water Resources Iloilo, Inc. which cut-off delivery because the water district...

Rural Update: The river ferry

BY JOHNNY NOVERAWHILE in Metro Manila, we decided to take advantage of our free time Tuesday last week to experience the River Ferry on the Pasig River.The ferry service was introduced recently under...

Rural Update: How soon is ‘soon’?

BY JOHNNY NOVERAON November 18, 2014 or 10 days after super typhoon “Yolanda” brought devastation to the island province of Leyte, we wrote an article with the title, The Banks in...

Rural Update: Lawmakers and bankers

BY JOHNNY NOVERAWE wrote last week an item in our column (“Entry of foreigners in PH”), expressing our national security concern for House Bill No. 3984, approved by the Lower House allowing the entry of foreign...

Rural Update: Entry of foreigners in PH

BY JOHNNY NOVERATWO major policy moves approved by our government will bring into the country unrestricted entry of foreigners. Will the new policies be good for us? They are:First, welcoming US troops to have wider access to Philippine...

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