Acting DICT chief may stay till June

Eliseo Rio Jr. may remain as the acting chief of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) at least through June. A source with knowledge on the matter told The Manila Times Rio, a retired military general, might keep his position “until end of June” or longer, as President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to […]

Economy grows 6.1% in 4Q 2018; 6.2% in 2018

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) posted a 6.1 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2018, resulting in the 6.2 percent full-year growth for 2018. The main drivers of growth for the quarter were Construction; Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods; and Other Services. Among the major economic sectors during the fourth quarter of 2018, […]