Economy

Marcos to sign EO fast-tracking strategic investment approvals

Marcos to sign EO fast-tracking strategic investment approvals

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. is expected to sign an executive order (EO) that will fast-track applications for investments deemed strategic to the economy, the Palace said on Tuesday. The order will establish a green lane in government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to streamline the issuance of permits and licenses, …

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ADB touts microfinance role in building resilience vs climate change

ADB touts microfinance role in building resilience vs climate change

MICROFINANCE institutions (MFIs) should be tapped in helping build resilience against climate change, especially for poorer and more vulnerable communities, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Economic development supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises contributes to the resilience of the poor and vulnerable, including in urban areas,” the ADB said …

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