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Duterte to intensify defense cooperation with Malaysia

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte has committed to intensifying Manila’s defense and security cooperation with the Malaysian government to address terrorist threats and terrorism activities in the ASEAN region following his bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, July 16, Malacañang said. The Palace […].....»»

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Sluggish trades halt market advance

Share prices declined yesterday due to the absence of market-moving news......»»

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Robinsons Bank raises P1.8 billion via LTNCD issue

Gokongwei-led Robinsons Bank Corp. has raised P1.78 billion from the issuance of long-term negotiable certificates of deposits to support its expansion plans and diversify the maturity profile of its funding sources......»»

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New markets eyed for dive tourism

The Department of Tourism is eyeing to attract new markets for dive tourism as it is set to host a number of business-to-business meetings between foreign and local stakeholders......»»

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T-bill yields mixed as 91-day tenor swamped

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) yesterday made a full award of the 91-day Treasury bills (T-bills), but partially made awards of the 182-day and 364-day securities amid higher rates asked by investors......»»

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The PAL-Airbus story

This story began in a charming French city nicknamed La Ville Rose, the one with pinkish terracotta bricks, cobblestone streets, and small French cafes; the one which the Visigoths conquered during the Dark Ages; the one where old slaughterhouses have long been forgotten, their smears of blood now covered with art, and the one where the 16th century arched bridge Pont Neuf glistens under the setting sun......»»

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Remittance growth eases to 6.1% in May 2018

Remittances from Filipinos abroad grew above six percent in May, helping boost the country’s thinning foreign exchange buffer against external shocks, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday......»»

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ABS-CBN cuts ties with Globe on mobile network sharing

ABS-CBN Convergence, the broadcast giant’s mobile telecommunications unit, is not renewing its network sharing agreement with Globe Telecom as the partnership is set to expire this year......»»

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Philippines to sustain growth momentum – FMIC

The Philippines is expected to sustain its growth momentum despite challenges brought about by inflation, rising interest rates and a weak peso, First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) said yesterday......»»

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Planned ecozone projects decline 56% in 6 months

Investment pledges for projects registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority declined by 56 percent in the first semester from a year ago, amid continued concerns on the proposed second package of the government’s tax reform program which would rationalize incentives given to investors......»»

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TRAIN: ‘til death are we taxed – softening the imposition of estate tax

It is difficult to accept the death of a loved one. The lifetime bonds that were formed with them make it all the more difficult to come to terms after they pass away......»»

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After Wimbledon, reborn Djokovic targets US Open

LONDON -- With his Grand Slam reputation and place back in the world top 10 restored, Novak Djokovic will now target a third career Wimbledon/US Open double after clinching his fourth title at the All England Club......»»

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France wins 2nd World Cup

MOSCOW -- France celebrated their second World Cup win 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, overcoming a passionate Croatia side, 4-2, in one of the most gripping finals in recent history......»»

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France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win

MOSCOW -- Victorious France were set to return to a heroes’ welcome today after winning the World Cup for the second time with a roller coaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home......»»

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ADB sees TRAIN law as ‘critical’ to reforming tax system

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) said reforming the corporate tax system is a matter of urgency, with successful reforms expected to bolster economic growth and reduce poverty......»»

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PEZA registered investments plunge on TRAIN 2 uncertainty

THE PHILIPPINE Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said investment pledges in the first half fell over 55% due to uncertainty created by package 2 of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law......»»

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Expansion of ASEAN food corporations

Expansion of ASEAN food corporations.....»»

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Sugar industry considers SRP scheme to be unworkable

SUGAR MILLERS said a suggested retail price scheme for their products is expected to be unworkable and may depress the price at which traders buy sugar from them......»»

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Co-ops emerging as key players for electric-powered Mindanao Railway System

DAVAO CITY -- The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) is ready to take on the lead role for coordinating power supply for the planned Mindanao Railway System (MRS), which will have electric trains......»»

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Withdrawing from the bank account of a deceased person

Matters relating to death are usually not a good topic to discuss. However, what is worse is not knowing what to do when one is faced with death-related situations, such as when the family of the deceased needs to pay the hospital bills or funeral expenses, or when funds are needed to transport or repatriate the deceased......»»

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