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DOTr gives consortium origina

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by Myla Iglesias on July 18, 2018
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CLARK, Pampanga. --  The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has given the  so-called super consortium composed of seven conglomerates an original proponent status (OPS) on its P106-billion unsolicited proposal for the expansion, rehabilitation and operation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

 

Auto industry sticks to goal d

July 18, 2018
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The automotive industry is sticking to its target for 2018  despite a 12.5-percent slump in sales in the first half of the year.
 

PEZA seeks GOCC status

July 18, 2018
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The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) seeks an amendment to its charter and be converted into  a government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC)  placed directly under the Office of the President.
 

ON 3rd TELCO CHOICE: ‘Service

July 18, 2018
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The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is optimistic the oversight committee will approve this week its recommendation to  adopt the highest committed level of service (HCLoS) as mode of selection for the new major telecom player.
 

Stocks up on thin trade

July 18, 2018
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Share prices ended higher Tuesday on thin volume.
 

BOC may tap AFP, PCG in anti-s

July 18, 2018
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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it plans to tap into the capabilities of the military and the coast guard in beefing up its anti-smuggling efforts. 
 

PH pizza chain opens 1st stor

July 18, 2018
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Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc. said it has opened its first store in Dubai, expanding its footprint in the Middle East. 
 

School network’s profit drops

July 18, 2018
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STI Education System Holdings Inc. said profit for the academic year ending 2018 reached P502.8 million, down 9.95 percent from the prior year’s P558.4 million, largely due to the substantial increase in interest expenses. 
 

Car models drag Korean brand’s

July 18, 2018
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Sales of Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country, fell 8 percent in the first half of the year dragged by the 10 percent in the sales of its best selling models the Accent and Eon which accounted for 93 percent of its sales.
 

Hybrid train holds demo run; c

by PAUL ICAMINA on July 18, 2018
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The Department of Science and  Technology (DOST) yesterday started the demo run of its hybrid train running on the Philippine National Railways (PNR) giving free rides to a handful of passengers due to heavy rains and flooded streets. 
 

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Column of the Day

Tearing down the house (Second of a series)

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By Jego Ragragio | July 18,2018
‘The draft Federal Constitution is a clear example of tearing a house down in order to install a new door—where the new door goes into an existing door jamb. There’s barely anything new here, and the few things that are new, don’t actually need a constitutional amendment.’

Opinion of the Day

Heed this constitutional expert’s warning

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By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | July 18, 2018
‘The critique of Gene Lacza Pilapil, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, one of the resource persons, should warn us about the draft Federal Constitution produced by the Duterte-created Consultative Committee.’