Chinese Buyers Stop Buying Philippine Bananas Due to Effects of nCoV

Philippine Bananas

Chinese Buyers Suspends Orders for Philippine Bananas Several Chinese buyers sent a notice to banana exporters that will stop buying Philippine bananas due to the effects of novel coronavirus to their economy. Filipino banana exporters may soon feel the slowdown in China’s economy due to the effects of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak. Some Chinese … Read more

‘Colorum’ Motor Taxi Riders To Be Apprehended, Says DOTr

DOTr

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday said that motorcycle taxi drivers who don’t belong to three platforms in the trial run will be apprehended. This, as the DOTr said in a statement that Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt were the only participants in the motor taxi pilot that will run until March 2020. Also, the … Read more

Billionaire Enrique Razon Offers To Buy More Shares Of Manila Water

Billionaire Enrique Razon

Billionaire Enrique Razon offered to buy the rest of Manila Water’s shares, seeking to consolidate his control, according to a stock exchange filing on Friday. This, as the government renegotiated its contract in order to supply water to the capital’s east zone. In a disclosure, Manila Water said that billionaire Enrique Razon’s Prime Metroline Holdings … Read more

LTFRB Urges PUV Drivers, Operators To Wear Face Mask

LTFRB

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) encouraged operators, drivers, and conductors of public utility vehicles (PUV) to wear face masks amid 2019 novel coronavirus in the Philippines. This, as LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra III signed Memorandum Circular 2020-005 — Guideline to Govern All Public Utility Drivers and Conductors and Terminals Operators in Ensuring a … Read more

2019-nCoV Fallout Pushes Central Banks To Cut Rates, Says Analyst

Analyst

ING Bank analyst on Friday said that a 2019 novel coronavirus posed a drag on the global economy, giving central banks — including the Philippines — room to cut interest rates. This, as the world commodity prices will remain “depressed” because of weak demand from China, according to ING Bank analyst Nicholas Antonio Mapa. He … Read more

Another 41 On Japan Cruise Ship Have 2019-nCoV, says NHK

cruise ship

Another 41 people onboard a Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan’s coast have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus, as reported by NHK. This, as 10 people on board were previously tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus. The new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus raised to 61 people on the Diamond Princess cruise … Read more

Coronavirus Crisis Threatens China’s Auto Supplies

Coronavirus Crisis

Automotive manufacturers might be forced to suspend their production if Chinese auto parts suppliers cannot get back to work amid coronavirus crisis. This, as the threat from the 2019 novel coronavirus crisis closed in on the global auto industry. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV warned that a European plant might shut down within 2-4 weeks if … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Pinay Dies in Dubai Due To Coronavirus Strain

Pinay Dies in Dubai Due To Coronaviru

Bello Confirms Pinay Dies in Dubai Due to Strain of Coronavirus PINAY – A Filipina working in Dubai died of a still undetermined strain of coronavirus. A lot of Filipinos are working or residing abroad. This is why the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Department of Health … Read more