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JBC comes up with shortlist for SC associate justice

THE Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has included 13 names in its shortlist for the Supreme Court (SC) associate justice position vacated by the current Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin, according to Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra......»»

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Duterte signs rice tariffication bill

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law the rice tariffication bill on the last possible day he could have signed or vetoed the measure, Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III told reporters, as confirmed by television reports......»»

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December cash remittances at record high, but 2018 growth slowest on record

CASH sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFW) surged to an all-time high in December and clocked in full-year growth that outpaced the central bank’s growth forecast even as it was the slowest annual increase on record, according to the data which the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released on Friday......»»

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SC sought to reconsider denying Palawan’s share in Malampaya fund

A MOTION for reconsideration has been filed before the Supreme Court (SC) over its decision denying Palawan its 40% share in the Malampaya gas project......»»

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Duterte flags ‘Build Build Build’ setback due to insufficient workforce

THE GOVERNMENT’s flagship “Build Build Build” infrastructure development program — meant to spur overall economic growth to a sustained faster pace — has suffered delays due to a lack of workers, President Rodrigo R. Duterte himself admitted on Thursday night......»»

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Friday marks second straight weekly fall ahead of PSEi rebalancing

WEAKNESS returned to Philippine equities on Friday — marking the second straight weekly fall — as traders adjusted portfolios ahead of the main index’s rebalancing on Monday, as the ongoing Sino-US trade row weighed on investors’ minds amid a lack of more compelling leads at home and as foreigners snapped back to selling mode......»»

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Keng: Libel case vs. Rappler a ‘private,’ ‘personal’ matter

BUSINESSMAN Wilfredo D. Keng in a new statement on Friday maintained that the cyber libel case he filed against online news site Rappler and its CEO Maria A. Ressa is “a private criminal action” and “my personal fight to vindicate my name against the acts of an unethical and irresponsible few.”.....»»

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Comelec starts crackdown on illegal campaign materials

THE Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has begun its crackdown on illegal campaign materials, including those oversized or placed outside designated areas, following a grace period for compliance that ended Thursday......»»

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PCC, DTI sign MoA on data-sharing, other monitoring components

THE Philippine Competition Commission and the Department of Trade and Industry signed on Friday a memorandum of agreement (MoA) aimed at facilitating data-sharing between the two agencies and ensuring fair competition among the industries on their watch......»»

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Bong Go leaps to ‘Magic 12,’ Poe retains lead in Pulse Asia poll

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s special assistant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go has leapt to the top 12 in Pulse Asia’s latest survey on senatorial candidates conducted last January......»»

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Insurers enticed on infrastructure

THE GOVERNMENT has moved to encourage insurers to invest in infrastructure in order to boost funds for this state priority, by counting such investments in regulators’ computation to determine if these firms meet their minimum net worth requirement......»»

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Marawi rehab drive raises nearly P42B

THE GOVERNMENT has so far raised nearly P42 billion for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, the Department of Finance (DoF) said, representing two-thirds of the amount needed to rebuild the war-torn city......»»

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Hot money off to a strong start

MORE FLIGHTY foreign funds entered the Philippines in January to post a two-month high, with more investors buying local stocks amid hopes that trade tensions between the United States and China will soon be resolved......»»

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PCC blocks URC-Roxas sugar merger

PCC blocks URC-Roxas sugar merger.....»»

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Market rebounds; GT Capital falls

Market rebounds; GT Capital falls.....»»

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IC lets insurers to participate in government infra deals

IC lets insurers to participate in government infra deals.....»»

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ICTSI inaugurates port expansion of Batumi in Georgia

ICTSI inaugurates port expansion of Batumi in Georgia.....»»

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Government speeds up Marawi repair

Government speeds up Marawi repair.....»»

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Tanglawan, PNOC set to sign deal for $2-billion LNG terminal

Tanglawan, PNOC set to sign deal for $2-billion LNG terminal.....»»

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Jollibee& rsquo;s 2018 profit rose 17% to P8.32 billion

Jollibee& rsquo;s 2018 profit rose 17% to P8.32 billion.....»»

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