Dominguez: Aid for struggling airlines under study

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief economic manager on Wednesday assured assistance to struggling airlines amid the COVID-19 crisis even as the government had yet to firm up how. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said he had met with local airline companies while the government was “studying various alternatives” to aid them. Homegrown […]

France announces $16.9B in aid to aviation industry

In this June 18, 2019 file photo, an Airbus A330 performs a demonstration flight at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, northeast of Paris. France’s government has announced 15 billion euros ($16.9 billion) in aid for the virus-battered aerospace industry, including...

SSS members who lost jobs can get up to P20,000 aid

MANILA, Philippines — Contributing members of the Social Security System (SSS) who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic can get as much as P20,000 in cash benefit. SSS Public Affairs and Special Events Division head Fernando Nicolas said Tuesday a member only...