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Government to miss agriculture growth target for 2018

The Department of Agriculture expects to miss its output growth target of four percent this year due to the damage inflicted by Typhoon Ompong......»»

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Peso, stocks weaken anew

Financial markets suffered heavily yesterday, with the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) plunging by 101.44 points, or 1.36 percent, to end at 7,332.17, and the peso weakening by another eight centavos to settle at 54.31 to a dollar......»»

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Peso, stocks weaken anew

Financial markets suffered heavily yesterday, with the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) plunging by 101.44 points, or 1.36 percent, to end at 7,332.17, and the peso weakening by another eight centavos to settle at 54.31 to a dollar......»»

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Gov’t sets P270-billion borrowing program for fourth quarter

The national government is planning to borrow P270 billion from the domestic market in the last quarter through the issuance of Treasury bonds (T-bonds) and bills (T-bills), the Bureau of the Treasury said yesterday......»»

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DENR backs bill banning open pit mining

The government is leaving to Congress the decision on whether or not to allow open pit mining......»»

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NFA eyes higher palay buying price

The National Food Authority (NFA) is coming up with additional incentives that will allow farmers to sell their palay for up to P20 per kilogram in a bid to beef up the agency’s buffer stock......»»

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Seven-year T-bonds fetch higher rates

Rates asked by investors for reissued seven-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) spiked yesterday, prompting the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) to make a partial award for the securities......»»

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ANZ cuts Philippines growth forecast

ANZ Research further slashed its growth forecast for the Philippines to 6.5 percent this year, 6.4 percent next year and 5.9 percent in 2020......»»

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PCC study urges action on poor air transport infrastructure

The government should address lack of infrastructure, review allocation of airport slots and amend the Public Service Act to lift restrictions in foreign investments in the air transport industry to promote competition, according to a study commissioned by the Philippine Competition Commission......»»

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ADB slashes growth forecasts for Philippine economy as inflation bites

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday downwardly revised its growth outlook on the Philippine economy following the slower than expected gross domestic product expansion in the first half of the year......»»

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‘Pepe-dede’ blogger Drew Olivar charged over bomb joke

Pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar, who received flak for mocking the deaf community and the “pepederalismo” video along with Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, was charged before the Department of Justice yesterday for posting a bomb threat on his Facebook page during the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law on Sept. 21......»»

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Teacher snatched in Sulu freed for P.2 million?

A public school teacher kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu over the weekend was released on Monday......»»

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Teacher snatched in Sulu freed for P.2 million?

A public school teacher kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu over the weekend was released on Monday......»»

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914 Quezon City inmates undergo drug tests

A total of 914 inmates of the Quezon City jail underwent random drug testing yesterday......»»

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914 Quezon City inmates undergo drug tests

A total of 914 inmates of the Quezon City jail underwent random drug testing yesterday......»»

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Roque wants graft filed vs ex-NFA chief

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday he is ready to file graft charges against former National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Aquino, who has been blamed for higher rice prices......»»

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DPWH reopens Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge

Two days after it was closed to traffic for repairs, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reopened yesterday the Estrella-Pantaleon or Rockwell Bridge, which connects the cities of Makati and Mandaluyong......»»

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Jovito Palparan Jr. remains in AFP custody

Retired Army general Jovito Palparan Jr. remains in the custody of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig despite a court order for his transfer to the national penitentiary following his conviction in the kidnapping of two University of Philippines students in 2006, an official said yesterday......»»

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Nigeria kidnapping: DFA working on release of 7 Fillipinos

The Philippine government is coordinating with Nigeria and Switzerland for the release of seven Filipino seafarers kidnapped off Nigeria last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said yesterday......»»

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Chinese businessman shot dead in Manila

A 67-year-old Chinese businessman was gunned down while attending to his store in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Monday afternoon......»»

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