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DOH to upgrade hospitals

July 07, 2014
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The Department of Health will upgrade two clusters of Metro Manila hospitals.

Subsidies to gov’t firms drop

July 07, 2014
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The subsidies released by the national government to government-owned and -controlled corporations fell by more than 48 percent as of end-May, compared to the previous year’s level.
 

P200M for irradiation facilit

by Richmond Mercurio on July 07, 2014
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The government is budgeting P200 million to set up  the first commercial food irradiation technology facility in the country, Food irradiation is a technology to control spoilage and eliminate germs.

Medical tourism potential

July 07, 2014
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The government plan to upgrade hospitals would help strengthen the country’s potential as destination for medical tourism. 
 

PRESSURE ON TO HIKE RATES; Inf

July 07, 2014
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The country’s headline inflation slowed down to 4.4 percent in June from a 30-month high of 4.5 the previous month as slower price increases were noted in alcoholic beverages and tobacco; housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels; transport; and recreation and culture.
 

Capesize rates slide

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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SINGAPORE – Rates for capesize bulk carriers on key Asian routes are set to slide next week as too many ships chase too few cargoes from Australia and Brazil, brokers said.
 

Port congestion harms exports

July 07, 2014
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The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it may have to scale back export, investment and employment  targets because of port congestion.
 

$3B investment in steel signe

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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SEOUL - South Korean steelmaker Posco and China’s Chongqing Iron & Steel Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding for a $3.3 billion investment, South Korea’s trade ministry said. 
 

Double-digit profit growth fo

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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NEW YORK - With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market’s next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify US  stocks continuing their climb further into record territory.
 

Asian rice prices recover; Tha

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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LAUNCESTON, Australia - Thai rice prices have bounced off a 6-1/2-year low, but a sustained rally looks unlikely as long as the huge stockpile built up under the former government’s disastrous subsidy scheme remains unsold.
 

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Facebook’s constant state of denial

By ABIGAIL VALTE | January 23,2018
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Ressa and Mocha

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 24, 2018
‘Two female news dispensers, CEO Maria Ressa of Rappler On-line News and Mocha Uson of the Presidential Press Office are themselves now in the news.’