P1.62B raised by private sector for hard-hit families

P1.62B raised by private sector for hard-hit families

A fund-raising initiative led by top business groups in cooperation with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and non-profit Caritas Manila pooled P1.62 billion in cash and in-kind donations for impoverished households in Greater Metro Manila who have been hit hard by the lockdown of Luzon. Apart from helping families most vulnerable to the coronavirus […]
Chinabank hikes ATM withdrawal limit to P50,000

Chinabank hikes ATM withdrawal limit to P50,000

Sy family-led China Bank has jacked up its daily automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawal limit to P50,000 from P20,000 to make it easier for customers to have enough cash at hand during the lockdown of Luzon. Starting April 1, 2020, until the enhanced community...
Dominguez: Mass COVID-19 tests ‘a must’

Dominguez: Mass COVID-19 tests ‘a must’

President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief economic manager said mass testing for COVID-19 is “a must” if the Philippines wanted the pain inflicted by the disease on both the health care system and the economy to go away. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said that if...