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Telcos told to ensure uninterr

December 14, 2017
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The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) yesterday mandated all telecom companies to ensure 99.9 percent service availability of calls, text messaging and internet connection during the holiday season. 

Oil firm enters LPG market in

by Jed Macapagal on December 14, 2017
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Listed Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. has ordered as much as 650,000 gas cylinders that are due for delivery next year as it enters the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) marketin Luzon.

Merged bank eyes expansion of

December 14, 2017
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With the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ‘approval of the merger between Country Builder’s Bank and 1st Macro Bank, Country Builders Bank (CBB) now has the largest branch network in the Greater Metro Manila area of any standalone thrift or rural bank. 

Marawi ecozone to cater to MS

December 14, 2017
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The planned community-based economic zone to be established in Marawi City is envisioned to be a center for marketing, technical training and food processing ventures for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to help residents of the war-torn area get back on their feet, Carlos Dominguez III, finance secretary, said.

2 Visayas infrastructure proj

December 14, 2017
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The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved last December 6 the extension of loan validity and the construction period of two projects in the Visayas region.

Jetro vows stronger Manila-Tok

December 14, 2017
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The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has committed to further enhance trade and investment cooperation between Manila and Tokyo.

Science-industry to ramp up in

by PAUL ICAMINA on December 14, 2017
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Business should partner with science to ramp up innovative industries.

Groups press DOH, DTI on IRR o

December 14, 2017
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Advocates Ecological Waste Coalition of the Philippines, Inc. (EcoWaste Coalition) and the Laban Konsyumer Inc. have threatened two government departments that they will seek legal remedy to induce their top officials  to issue regulations on a law covering labelling of toys.

Trade gap at widest in October

December 13, 2017
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The Philippines posted its widest monthly trade deficit on record as imports rose at their fastest pace in five months, but exports rose rapidly as well. a positive sign for one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.

IN A DECADE; PH posts lowest u

by ANGELA CELIS on December 13, 2017
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The country posted its lowest underemployment rate in more than a decade in October 2017, although the jobless rate slightly increased from its year ago level, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed.

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Column of the Day

Santa Claus isn’t coming

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | December 15,2017
‘Kids, sorry to say that Santa Claus is not coming this year. Things are falling apart in the North Pole.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte doesn’t rule out nationwide martial law

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | December 15, 2017
‘Duterte does not even bother to allay these concerns.’