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Kinetic launches study on out

January 14, 2014
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Kinetic, an out-of-home media agency has launched its pioneering research study on out-of-home media in the Philippines. This is the first of its kind and most comprehensive in its form specifically executed in Metro Manila during the last quarter of 2013.  

Contrarians bet vs EU stocks r

January 14, 2014
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LONDON/PARIS - Spanish, Italian and Portuguese equities have been star performers in 2014 so far, but not everyone is convinced, and bets on a future retreat in the euro zone periphery are rising.

Portugal to sell insurer to Ch

by Reuters on January 14, 2014
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LISBON/BEIJING - Portugal has chosen Fosun International Ltd to buy the insurance arm of state bank Caixa Geral de Depositos for 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion)  allowing the government to further exceed its privatization revenue goal.

CEB holds 75% discount on su

January 14, 2014
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Cebu Pacific Air  partners with the Department of Tourism in its Bangon Tours initiative, offering 75 percent discount on seats on all its destinations for summer travel.

Purisima ignores fraud data

by AMADO P. MACASAET on January 13, 2014
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Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima has not asked a company he described as tax evader to explain its side in an urgent and confidential memorandum that has been defied by the Bureau of Customs, the Bureau of Internal Revenue and two of his undersecretaries.

Australian firm given a year t

by Richmond Mercurio on January 13, 2014
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Some 50 years ago, gas and oil was found in Northern Cebu. This discovery, however, was abandoned with prospectors convinced that they were  not of commercial quantity.

Fitch forecasts slower growth

by JIMMY CALAPATI on January 13, 2014
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The Philippine economy, last year’s fastest growing economy in the region, will likely slow down by at least one percentage point due to international pressures led by the  tapering plan of the US Federal Reserve.

Subsidy to gov’t firms balloon

January 13, 2014
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Subsidies disbursed by the national government to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) from January to November last year ballooned to P39 billion, up 46.51 percent from last year. 

Luxury bag suppliers find biz

by Irma Isip on January 13, 2014
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The Philippines currently hosts three major suppliers of American luxury bag, Coach. 

Mining loses tax perks

January 13, 2014
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The Board of Investments (BOI) , in a move to prune down the list of industries and plug revenue leakage, will not grant uniform incentives to those listed in the 2014 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) .


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Column of the Day

The joys of aging

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 23,2018
‘May you all make it to 100-and-a-half!’

Opinion of the Day

The Philippine hour

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | April 23, 2018
 ‘Why haven’t we engaged in a similar “soft sell” program not so much the urban sprawl of Manila and Manileños but Filipinos everywhere else?’