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MPIC taps Dusit for Batangas bid

Listed Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), controlled by the group of businessman Manuel Pangilinan, is investing P1.6 billion to develop the first hospitality and residential venture with hotel management firm Dusit International of Thailand. In a report to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Wednesday, MPIC said it will develop two hotels and three condominiums in [&'] The post MPIC taps Dusit for Batangas bid appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Taal pulls down car sales 12%

Automotive firms booked sales which were 11.8 percent lower in January due to the adverse effects of the steam-driven eruption of Taal volcano which affected production plants. In a joint report, member companies of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) said total vehicle sales in [&'] The post Taal pulls down car sales 12% appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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CP Rascals ready to rumble at Asean Para Games

The Philippines will field its first football team composed of players afflicted with cerebral palsy in the Asean Para Games slated in the country beginning 20 March. Known as the CP Rascals, the team was formed last year by the Henry V. Moran Foundation, a non-profit organization that has long focused on developing football programs [&'] The post CP Rascals ready to rumble at Asean Para Games appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Explore US study options at EducationUSA fair

EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host its annual education fair on 27 February, a Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Podium Hall in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City. The EducationUSA Fair will feature more than 20 U.S. colleges and [&'] The post Explore US study options at EducationUSA fair appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Illiteracy will take its toll on economy, solon warns

Alarmed over a 2019 report by the Department of Education that most grade school pupils can't read, Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda is urging his colleagues to pass a series of bills he filed under the Comprehensive Education Reform Agenda. He said the measures are meant to address the country’s illiteracy problem which he referred [&'] The post Illiteracy will take its toll on economy, solon warns appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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African nations more vulnerable to coronavirus infection

Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, a study released Wednesday suggested. The Lancet medical journal reported that the three African countries were at particular risk because of higher levels of travel and trade with China, where the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) virus first arose. Egypt's health [&'] The post African nations more vulnerable to coronavirus infection appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Russian snowboarding prodigy flies high at age six

Vasilisa Ermakova may be too young for school, but the six-year-old Russian girl has already made a name for herself as a snowboarding prodigy. Vasilisa spends five hours a day barreling down slopes outside Moscow and has even smashed a number of national records. &'8220;She wants to go train every day and she asks for [&'] The post Russian snowboarding prodigy flies high at age six appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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8 killed in shootings in Germany

At least eight people were killed in two shootings late Wednesday near the German city of Frankfurt, a police spokesman said. An unknown number of attackers were still at large, added police, who have launched a major manhunt. The shootings targeted shisha bars in the town of Hanau, located about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from [&'] The post 8 killed in shootings in Germany appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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US fashion college apologizes for ‘racist’ runway show

A prestigious New York fashion college apologized on Wednesday after a catwalk featuring models wearing large prosthetic red lips, ears and bushy eyebrows was branded racist. The president of the Fashion Institute of Technology said it was investigating the use of the accessories in the February 7 show, which was part of New York Fashion [&'] The post US fashion college apologizes for 'racist' runway show appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pandemic at pamamahala

Nauulit sa mga leksyon ng Influenza Pandemic ng 1918 ang kasalukuyang hamon na kinakaharap ng daigdig ukol sa COVID 19. Tila nagiging hadlang ang di maagap na pagtugon ng pamahalaan sa pagkalat ng sakit. Ang pagtapyas sa badyet sa kalusugan; ang kakulangan ng personnel at pasilidad na haharap sa pagkalat ng sakit; ang turuan at sisihan ng mga pinuno sa kung sino ang dapat na responsable sa pangunguna sa pagsugpo nito; ang racistang pananaw sa pagkakasakit; at ang kakulangan sa pagkilala sa epektibong sistema ng kwarantena ang tila nag uulit sa panganib sa kabuuan ng populasyon sa pagkalat ng sakit. The post Pandemic at pamamahala appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Tsunami

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NHMFC securitizes P270 million housing bonds

National Home Mortgage Finance Corp. closed its BALAI bonds 1 securitization transaction worth P270.25 million......»»

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PhilGuarantee: No pending application for Chelsea loan yet

State-run Philippine Guarantee Corp. said it has yet to receive the application seeking guarantee cover for Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp.’s P700-million loan from any bank......»»

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Negros solar firm takeover by AC Energy cleared by PCC

AC Energy Philippines Inc. has secured the nod of the Philippine Competition Commission to take control of a solar power plant in Negros Occidental......»»

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Landbank beefs up lending to farmers

Government-owned Land Bank of the Philippines has intensified its programs to directly lend to small farmers and fishers in a bid to beef up support to the farm sector......»»

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Attaining quality basic education needs a solid program

The unequivocal truth that our basic education system is deteriorating should be seen as a crisis......»»

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Stocks, bonds or art?

Art world sophisticates will flock to the Art Fair Philippines 2020 today for the strictly invitation-only collectors preview......»»

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Negosyo Para sa Bayan

In my 15 years of leading Go Negosyo, I have had the great opportunity and privilege to know and work with many talented entrepreneurs big and small alike......»»

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SMFB gets SEC go-signal to issue up to P15 billion bonds

San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. has received the green light from the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue up to P15 billion worth of bonds......»»

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MPIC ventures into tourism

Metro Pacific Investments Corp., the listed tollways and infrastructure conglomerate headed by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, has signed a P1.6 billion investment agreement with hotel management and development firm Dusit International of Thailand to develop and manage hospitality and residential properties in the Philippines......»»

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