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KWF Gawad Dangal ng Wikang Filipino 2018

TUMATANGGAP NA muli ng mga nominasyon ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) sa Gawad Dangal ng Wikang Filipino, isa sa mga pinakamataas na pagkilalang ipinagkakaloob nito sa mga alagad ng wika sa iba’t ibang larang. Bukás ang nominasyon para sa lahat ng indibidwal samahan, tanggapan o institusyon, at mga ahensiyang pampamahalaan o pribadong sektor na […] The post KWF Gawad Dangal ng Wikang Filipino 2018 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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CARTOON FOR May 23, 2018

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Broadest HR formation launched by Visayas groups

A VISAYAS-wide network of civil society organizations working for the promotion and protection of human rights was launched Saturday in Bacolod City. Representatives of basic sectors such as labor, urban poor, farmers, fisherfolks, women, youth, PWDs, transport workers, church, and individual members from the academe, gathered at Planta Centro Bacolod Saturday morning to launch Tindog […] The post Broadest HR formation launched by Visayas groups appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Cebu utility makes bills payments more convenient

CEBU CITY – Customers of the Visayan Electric Company (VECO) can now practically pay their bills anywhere in the country with close to 8,000 third party agent (TPA) partner establishments to date. VECO now has a total of 7,820 TPA affiliates nationwide, further strengthening the Cebu-based utility’s bid to make it more convenient for customers […] The post Cebu utility makes bills payments more convenient appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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On South China Sea: Let us help our president

By Albert F. del Rosario “CHINA lands bombers on SCS isles” were among the headlines that greeted us recently. These landings took place in a reclaimed feature in the Paracel Islands which is within our neighborhood, bringing full militarization closer and working itself with certainty into our own backyard. Following our earlier suggestions on what […] The post On South China Sea: Let us help our president appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Gov’t borrowing falls 2.44% in Q1

GOVERNMENT borrowing fell 2.44% in the first quarter, after domestic borrowing declined while foreign loans increased, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) said. According to Treasury data, the government borrowed a total of P207.92 billion in the first three months of the year, slightly behind the pace for the annual borrowing target. The total for […] The post Gov’t borrowing falls 2.44% in Q1 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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PPA net profit falls 4% in Q1 following surge in dredging costs

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said first-quarter net profit fell 4% year on year to P2.259 billion despite increased revenue, which was offset by rising costs associated with improving and maintaining ports. In a statement on Monday, the agency said expenses in the three months to March grew over 37% to P1.523 billion, amid a […] The post PPA net profit falls 4% in Q1 following surge in dredging costs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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DENR to fast-track approvals for Boracay sewage treatment plants

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said it has reached an agreement with private-sector Boracay stakeholders regarding the construction of sewage treatment plants for the resort island. The DENR said it signed the agreement Saturday with the Boracay Foundation, Inc., the Boracay Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and the Iloilo chapter of […] The post DENR to fast-track approvals for Boracay sewage treatment plants appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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DoE forecast for peak power demand exceeded on May 17

PEAK power demand in Luzon has exceeded the Energy department’s forecast after hitting 10,688 megawatts (MW) on May 17, National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Tuesday as the system operator moves to fast-track a crucial transmission line project in Metro Manila. NGCP said the Department of Energy (DoE) had earlier predicted power […] The post DoE forecast for peak power demand exceeded on May 17 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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DTI urges removal of foreign ownership caps, focus on job creation

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it wants nationality restrictions to be removed from investment rules to help the government shift its priority to creating more jobs. “We see the imperative for and agree to the proposed removal of the nationality requirements… What is important is that jobs are created here in the […] The post DTI urges removal of foreign ownership caps, focus on job creation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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‘Third player’ best guarantee for improving telecommunications service, BMI says

REDUCED interconnection rates can improve the operating environment of telecoms, but a new entrant remains the best incentive for improving service availability and quality, BMI Research said. BMI Research, a Fitch unit, said that lower interconnection rates could lower total costs for consumers but given that data connections will quickly replace legacy connections over the […] The post ‘Third player’ best guarantee for improving telecommunications service, BMI says appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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PUV upgrades to be required for fuel vouchers

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) said that it is preparing to issue fuel vouchers for public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators affected by higher fuel taxes, and may restrict voucher eligibility to those who have modernized their vehicle fleets. At the House ways and means committee hearing yesterday on the second package of the […] The post PUV upgrades to be required for fuel vouchers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Which Philippine regions import/export more?

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How PSEi member stocks performed — May 22, 2018

Here’s a quick glance at how PSEi stocks fared on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The post How PSEi member stocks performed — May 22, 2018 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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To love it you must know it: the educational role of the Nat’l Museum of Natural History

TO FALL in love with something, one must first know it. This is how historian Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ, a member of the National Museum Board of Trustees, explained the importance of the newly opened National Museum of Natural History, the third museum of Manila’s National Museum Complex, at a press briefing at its opening […] The post To love it you must know it: the educational role of the Nat’l Museum of Natural History appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Wells Fargo to boost auto loans

WELLS FARGO & Co. Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said the firm is ready to increase lending for car sales after pulling back last year, and it’s now looking with consternation at the commercial real estate market. In auto lending, “we’ve pulled back enough and now we’re going to be growing that business again,” Sloan […] The post Wells Fargo to boost auto loans appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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UK retailer M& S says to shut more than 100 stores

LONDON — British food-to-clothing retailer Marks and Spencer will shut more than 100 “underperforming” UK stores in an ongoing restructuring, it said Tuesday. The high-street chain has expanded its closure plans as it aims to shift at least a third of sales online, the group announced in a statement. The London-listed giant did not specify […] The post UK retailer M&S says to shut more than 100 stores appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Traffic is the problem says CCP’s new chairperson Margie Moran

TRAFFIC, and not the misconception that art is elitist, is the reason why many find the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) to be, literally and figuratively, hard to reach, said the CCP’s new chairperson, Margarita “Margie” Moran Floreindo. The former president of CCP resident company Ballet Philippines (BP), speaking to the press after her […] The post Traffic is the problem says CCP’s new chairperson Margie Moran appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Treasuries signal bearish era

FOR global markets, it’s back to life, back to reality. As the Treasury selloff kicks off in earnest, Citigroup Inc. says investors should prepare for a possible “normalization’’ of risk premiums across credit and emerging markets as the era of monetary distortion unravels. A bearish breakout in the world’s largest bond market remains an underestimated […] The post Treasuries signal bearish era appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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SEC warns public against investing in Organico

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Organico Agribusiness Ventures Corp. due to its illegal investment activities. In an advisory posted on its website, the commission described Organico as a company with interests in organic farming, poultry and piggery, as well as telemarketing, and construction. The SEC found Organico […] The post SEC warns public against investing in Organico appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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