ECONOMIC FREEDOM. The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) welcomed Monday the Philippines' improvement on its ranking in the Economic Freedom Index 2017.

APPOINTED. Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion has been appointed as the vice chairperson of the Edsa People Power Commission (EPPC).

LOT. The Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) will return to the Cebu City Government the 19.2 hectare lot it bought at the South Road Properties (SRP).