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PH to liberalize 8 sectors

By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR | November 24, 2017
In a bid to raise the Philippines’ level of competitiveness, Malacañang has directed the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board and its member-agencies to ease or lift some restrictions on investment activities that have limited foreign participation, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the directive was contained in Memorandum Circular No. 16  signed November 21.


House panel intends to subpoena Sereno

By WENDELL VIGILIA | November 24, 2017
THE House committee on justice intends to subpoena Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno and possibly cite her in contempt if she will continue to refuse to attend its hearing on the impeachment complaint filed against her by lawyer Larry Gadon.


Robredo and RevGov

November 15,2017
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Vice President Leno Robredo stressed something confusing recently when November came. She said that Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), have assured that the military will not support any move placing the country under a revolutionary government. She deliberately said it; confirming trust and confidence to the defense sector regarding this matter vis-a-vis President’s plan of revolutionary government.


Gilas battles Japanese 5 in Tokyo

November 24,2017
GILAS Pilipinas launches what could be a long and winding road in its bid to qualify anew for the World Cup when it clashes with Japan today in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers before an expected hostile crowd at the Komazawa Olympic Park Gym in Tokyo.


Coco to star in, direct ‘Panday’

May 09,2017
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AFTER “Achy Breaky Hearts” where she was paired with two older actors, Richard Yap and Ian Veneracion, Jodi Santamaria is now in “Dear Other Self” where she figures in a love triangle with two actors more junior than her, Xian Lim and Joseph

Special Features

Ayala Corp.’s Limcaoco named ‘CFO of the Year’

November 22,2017
Dutch financial giant ING Bank and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) yesterday bestowed the coveted title “11th ING FINEX CFO of the Year” to Jose Teodoro K. Limcaoco, chief finance officer (CFO), Finance Group Head, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer of Ayala Corporation.

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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?’