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Comprehensive masterplan for

November 20, 2017
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The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is crafting a comprehensive integrated master development (CIMD) plan for all the former military bases under its jurisdiction to maximize the potentials of all the properties, according to Aileen Zosa, executive vice president.

Stricter rules set on cement i

November 20, 2017
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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has repealed a department administrative order (DAO) setting the rules on the importation of cement to give way to all concerns raised by traders and manufacturers.
 

SSS electronic collection star

November 20, 2017
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The Social Security System (SSS) is set to implement the electronic Collection System (e-CS) to enable the real-time posting of contribution payments from SSS branch tellering facilities and other payment channels by first quarter of next year.

BOC procedures cut to two days

November 20, 2017
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The Bureau of Customs (BOC)  has mandated all offices to cut down the processing time for public requests and petitions to within five days.

WITH SWEET TAX: Sari-sari stor

November 20, 2017
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The Philippine Association of Stores and Carinderia Owners (Pasco) said the reduced income tax under a proposed bill may not completely benefit low-income earners for which the bill was crafted due to the expected higher cost of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB).
 

Share sale results into more f

November 20, 2017
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Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. said its $140 million preferred shares sale gives its flexibility on its expansion plans. 

DENR to use drones to monitor

by Jed Macapagal on November 20, 2017
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said drones will soon fly over Metro Manila to monitor emission levels in industrial areas as part of a concerted effort to curb air pollution from stationary sources.

Power firm balances mix, keen

by Jed Macapagal on November 20, 2017
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After commissioning the 8.5 megawatts (MW) Maris Main Canal 1 hydroelectric power plant in Isabela, Aboitiz Power Corp. is keen on more renewable energy (RE) projects as part of its balanced mix growth strategy.

Businessman delves into proper

November 20, 2017
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Dennis Uy of the Phoenix Petroleum group has acquired a 177-hectare prime property development within the Clark Freeport Zone through Clark Global City Corp. (CGCC).

Power company buys into EPC co

November 20, 2017
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Listed power generation firm Basic Energy Corp. has signed a term sheet with Vintage Engineering Public Co. Ltd. (VTE) of Thailand for the possible acquisition of a minimum 12.5 percent stake in two companies that won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract of the 220 megawatts (MW) solar power plant project in Myanmar.

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Column of the Day

Climate Change Consciousness Week

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | November 24,2017
‘Sen. Legarda stresses urgency for the Philippines to be climate-smart.’

Opinion of the Day

I had a dream

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | November 24, 2017
‘If this were not a dream, what would have been the Secretary’s take from it all?’