Govt seeks P160B for stimulus package

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 16:49:24 +0000

The government is seeking up to P160 billion for its economic stimulus package, nearly half of which would be used as capital for and investments in state-owned banks, as well as loan guarantees, which could result in economic activities worth almost a trillion pesos, according to the Department of Finance (DoF). “What we are proposing […]

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House pushes for stimulus package to aid businesses, jobs

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:25:47 +0000

AN economic subpanel of the House of Representatives Defeat Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Committee (DCC) is pushing for a stimulus package to save businesses and essentially the jobs of millions of Filipino workers amid the pandemic. The Technical Working Group (TWG) of the DCC’s economic sub-committee, co-chaired by economist-lawmakers Marikina 2nd District Stella Quimbo, Albay 2nd […]

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Justin Trudeau’s $107B Coronavirus Plan Doesn’t Do Enough to Prevent Layoffs

Credit to Author: Anne Gaviola| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:20:02 +0000

Despite the federal stimulus money and support, an unprecedented number of Canadians have lost their jobs. The federal government can do more according to economists.

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