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Amanah eyes new life after yea

by Reuters on July 29, 2014
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A peace plan, a lifting of foreign ownership limits and the drafting of new Islamic banking rules in the Philippines could help breathe new life into one of the world’s oldest Islamic finance institutions.
 

Drought hits China food produc

by Reuters on July 29, 2014
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BEIJING - Severe drought and scorching heat has damaged over a million hectares of farmland in China’s Henan and Inner Mongolia provinces, with no immediate relief in sight, state news agency Xinhua reported.
 

Pfizer’s need for deal looms

by Reuters on July 29, 2014
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NEW YORK - Pfizer Inc’s vulnerability to cheaper generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday when the company reports quarterly earnings, reviving interest in its pursuit of AstraZeneca Plc or other deals to fortify its pipeline.
 

MNTC spends P22B for NLEX, Man

by Irma Isip on July 29, 2014
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Manila North Tollways Corp. (MNTC) is spending another P22 billion for various projects for the North Luzon expressway (NLEX) and the  Harbor Link project meant to ease traffic along major thoroughfares.
 

Ship lines bring down yard uti

by Myla Iglesias on July 29, 2014
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International shipping lines have sent sweepers to move out their empty containers clogging the ports of Manila which is expected to reduce the ports’ yard utilization to 80 percent,  the optimum level on port efficiency and operations
 

DTI serves show-cause order vs

July 29, 2014
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With the declaration of price freeze in typhoon-hit City of Muntinlupa, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the city’s Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC), conducted a special price monitoring activity in supermarkets and wet markets within Muntinlupa to ensure that prices of basic necessities and prime commodities are frozen at their prevailing prices and not exceeding the suggested retail prices (SRPs).
 

Power-up remote areas with ren

July 29, 2014
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For decades, communities in far-flung areas in the Philippines have remained to live in the dark, despite recent economic surges and rise in tourism activity.
 

NTC revenues proposed to fund

July 29, 2014
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The National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) has recommended to  re-allocate its estimated P5 billion annual revenue for the rollout of fiber network infrastructure to expand internet services in unserved and underserved areas.
 

Go Negosyo law to boost MSMEs

July 29, 2014
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The approval of Republic Act 10644: An Act Promoting Job Generation and Inclusive Growth through the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises or the “Go Negosyo Act” authored by Sen.  Bam Aquino is seen to bring government services closer to small businesses through the establishment of Negosyo Centers in all provinces, cities, and municipalities.
 

PH firm exports aircraft parts

by PAUL ICAMINA on July 28, 2014
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A major aircraft parts manufacturer in the infant Philippine aerospace industry has bagged a big contract this year with Embraer, a key aviation player in the United States.
 

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’