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2018 growth likely hit target – Diokno

Economic growth likely hit the lower end of the government’s downwardly revised target last year, a Cabinet official said on Wednesday. “The economy is projected to have grown by at…READ The post 2018 growth likely hit target – Diokno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Things to keep in mind as a first time OFW in the UK

Overseas Filipino Workers are one of the strongest pillars on which the economy of Philippines thrives. According to the UN Migration Report of 2017 there are around 5.6 million Filipinos…READ The post Things to keep in mind as a first time OFW in the UK appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bolick fires 26 points in debut, leads Northporth in opening game win

ROOKIE Robert Bolick scored 26 points in a smashing debut in professional basketball to lead Northport to a 117-91 win against Blackwater in Season 44 of the Philippine Basketball Association…READ The post Bolick fires 26 points in debut, leads Northporth in opening game win appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Filipino families who experienced hunger dropped in Q4 of 2018–SWS

THE number of Filipino families who experienced hunger decreased in the final quarter of 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. Only 10.5 percent or an estimated 2.4…READ The post Filipino families who experienced hunger dropped in Q4 of 2018–SWS appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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AKO Bicol party-list names new representative to replace Batocabe

RONALD S. Ang is the new AKO Bicol Party-list representative, replacing the late congressman Rodel Batocabe. Ang took his oath on Wednesday at the plenary hall, administered by Speaker Gloria…READ The post AKO Bicol party-list names new representative to replace Batocabe appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki

MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to the Dane’s…READ The post Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet – study

PARIS: The way humanity produces and eats food must radically change to avoid millions of deaths and “catastrophic” damage to the planet, according to a landmark study published Thursday. The…READ The post Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet – study appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH may have first tropical depression in 2019 over weekend– Pagasa

A LOW pressure area (LPA) spotted outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) may intensify into the country’s first tropical depression in 2019 when it enters either this Friday or…READ The post PH may have first tropical depression in 2019 over weekend– Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte declared January 21 a special non-working holiday in parts of Mindanao for a plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed on…READ The post Duterte declares Jan 21 a holiday in parts of Mindanao for Bangsamoro plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bicam OKs bill to advance energy efficiency, conservation practices in PH

Energy Efficiency Conservation Act THE Bicameral Conference Committee approved on Thursday a measure institutionalizing a framework to advance energy efficiency and conservation practices in the country. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said…READ The post Bicam OKs bill to advance energy efficiency, conservation practices in PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Perpetual, JRU dispute last Final Four berth

University of Perpetual Help System DALTA guns for the last Final Four spot against Jose Rizal University (JRU) in Season 94 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women’s volleyball tournament today…READ The post Perpetual, JRU dispute last Final Four berth appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bloomberg sees PH as Asia’s turnaround story in 2019

First word THE new year as a season of possibility is looking better and better for the Philippines. Better than the SWS surveys that said that most Filipinos are looking…READ The post Bloomberg sees PH as Asia’s turnaround story in 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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‘Tuba as new educational hub in proposed Greater Baguio’

SEN. Richard Gordon sees the town of Tuba, or any of the other four municipalities of Benguet that will be included in the cluster that will comprise the proposed Greater…READ The post ‘Tuba as new educational hub in proposed Greater Baguio’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DBM now a ‘superbody’ for procurement – Andaya

HOUSE Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. has launched a new line of attack against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, accusing the Cabinet official of turning his department into a “super-bidding body”…READ The post DBM now a ‘superbody’ for procurement – Andaya appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DA should try focusing on agriculture for a change

OF all the departments in the Cirque du Duterte, the one that has seemed the most inexplicably cursed to constantly stumble from one crisis to another is the Department of…READ The post DA should try focusing on agriculture for a change appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Razorback drummer ends life, captures it via Facebook Live

Brian Velasco, drummer of the iconic 1990s heavy metal band Razorback, jumped to his death from a condominium building in Malate, Manila on Wednesday. According to reports, Velasco began a…READ The post Razorback drummer ends life, captures it via Facebook Live appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Anyone against Erdogan is a target – Kanter

WASHINGTON: New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, staying home from an NBA game Thursday in London over safety fears, ripped Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a Washington Post column…READ The post Anyone against Erdogan is a target – Kanter appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PSEi back at 7,800 as blue chip shares fall

THE stock market fell back to the 7,800 level on Wednesday, led by a decline in shares of blue chips SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPH) and Ayala Corp. (AC). The…READ The post PSEi back at 7,800 as blue chip shares fall appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Govt must stay out of Hanjin mess, shipyard business

THE surprise bankruptcy of shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-PH) is certainly cause for grave concern. But just as Malacañang has so far downplayed the urgency of the…READ The post Govt must stay out of Hanjin mess, shipyard business appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Economy to slow this year – HSBC

HSBC believes the Philippine economy will grow at a much slower pace this year on the back of still weak exports and cautious private investments. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth…READ The post Economy to slow this year – HSBC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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