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Power distributor sees 6-7% sa

by Jed Macapagal on October 18, 2017
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Ahead of the announcement next week of its  third quarter results, the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said  its power sales from July to September this year may have risen  6 to 7 percent on the growth in sales of all its customer segments.

Port operator bags BOI award

October 18, 2017
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The government, through the Board of Investments (BOI) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), recently presented to International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) the 2017 Guinogulan Award for Large Enterprises for the latter’s significant contribution to the country’s economic growth.

Climate change tracking instal

October 18, 2017
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Lopez-led Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has collaborated with local and international scientific organizationsto establish within EDC’s Burgos wind farm in Ilocos Norte a hi-tech monitoring station to measure in precise terms atmospheric greenhouse gases(GHGs), mainly carbon gases.

Farmers need fertilizer subsid

October 18, 2017
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CEBU CITY - The Philippines is under-fertilized, and this affects harvests.
 

 Firms undertake strategy for

October 18, 2017
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More companies are investing to integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their business models and provide economic opportunities.

Malaysian firm proposes P122B

October 17, 2017
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MTD Capital Berhad of Malaysia has proposed to invest P121.8 billion for the establishment of the 207-hectare New Clark City National Government Administrative Center (NGAC) through a joint venture agreement, according to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA).

Remittances surge in Aug

by JIMMY CALAPATI on October 17, 2017
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Overseas Filipinos’ remittances continue to rise in August with cash remittances coursed through banks growing by 7.8 percent to reach $2.5 billion, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas data showed.

Suspension on gold miner lifte

October 17, 2017
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President  Duterte has lifted an eight-month suspension order on gold miner Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co. among more than two dozen companies ordered halted by a sacked minister who led an environmental crackdown.

Pinoys trust social media

October 17, 2017
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Internet users in the Philippines are far more trusting of the content on their social media feeds than other countries globally, according to Kantar TNS’s latest Connected Life study.

Young labor force needs to upg

October 17, 2017
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The Philippines will continue to be a young population among its peers in Asia presenting opportunity for its labor force both within and outside the home country.

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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.’