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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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WANTED: Cadet Pilots for the Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots

Manila, February 15, 2019 – Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become full-fledged commercial pilots with guaranteed employment with the airline. […].....»»

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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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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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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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ILO warns quality of jobs is sliding for global work force

GENEVA -- Global progress in tackling unemployment and the employment gender gap is stalling and the quality of jobs is getting worse, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in an annual report on Wednesday......»»

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Authorities arrest Roses 4 U employees for illegally soliciting investments

AUTHORITIES arrested 31 people related to the operations of a group called Roses 4 U, which was found to be illegally soliciting online investments......»»

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Hulu sees Clooney’s Catch-22 as ammunition in Netflix fight

HULU LLC touted its new lineup of original programming, including shows based on Marvel superheroes and collaborations with stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney, as the streaming service looks to build momentum in its war with Netflix Inc......»»

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DFA extends ban on some Polish deployments

THE Philippine Embassy in Warsaw renewed its recommendation to suspend the deployment of workers to the polish road transport sector following the reported poor working conditions of Filipino truck drivers......»»

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Razon’s ICTSI expands terminal at Port of Batumi

LISTED port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) said it has officially opened the expansion of its terminal at the Port of Batumi in Georgia......»»

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Watergate movie was meant to be funny. Then came Trump

BERLIN — The makers of Watergate, a film about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, first intended to make a lightly humorous study of the affair. Then came Donald Trump......»»

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