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No mandatory drug test for candidates — Palace

MALACANANG reiterated on Friday that the government will not support the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s (PDEA) proposal to have candidates in the 2019 midterm elections undergo mandatory drug testing. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said that drug tests should be voluntary, noting that candidates who have nothing to hide can always opt to submit themselves to […].....»»

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Inflation may taper down in coming months — Palace

MALACANANG remains confident that inflation may see its end in the coming months despite averaging 6.2 percent in the third quarter of this year, according to Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. This comes after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported that inflation’s 6.2 percent average in the third quarter of 2018 is higher compared to […].....»»

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Red Sox finish off Astros, head to World Series

HOUSTON — David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Next stop for the 108-win Red Sox is Fenway Park for the World Series opener Tuesday night against either the Los Angeles Dodgers or […].....»»

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China’s growth slows, officials reassure investors

BEIJING — China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter’s 6.7 percent, official data showed. It […].....»»

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China, SE Asia to hold maritime drill

SINGAPORE, Singapore — China and Southeast Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said Friday, in a move aimed at easing tensions but which may spark US alarm. Beijing’s expansive claims to the South China Sea have long been a source of friction with rival claimants in Southeast Asia, as […].....»»

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‘Bulk of businesses unworthy of tax perks’

It isn’t as if the left hand of the government is unaware of what its right hand is doing but on Thursday put its foot down on the preferential tax treatment the various enterprises get from the investment promotion agencies or IPA. Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua said the numbers exact a terrible toll on […].....»»

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LTFRB OKs P10 minimum jeepney fare

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved the petition seeking an increase in the minimum jeepney fare in Metro Manila, CALABARZON and Central Luzon. In an order dated October 18, the LTFRB granted the jeepney drivers and operators’ call for additional fares, raising the minimum fare from P8 to P10. The order […].....»»

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LTFRB hikes bus fares

The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced Thursday that it also approved a P1 increase in the minimum bus fares in the National Capital Region an hour after announcing the P1 increase in the minimum jeepney fare in Metro Manila, CALABARZON and Central Luzon. In a separate memorandum providing for the minimum bus […].....»»

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Daily Tribune ‘Most Innovative Broadsheet for 2018’

The Daily Tribune newspaper received the “Most Innovative Broadsheet for 2018” award during the 44th Philippine Business Conference Expo in Manila Hotel on Wednesday night. Daily Tribune publisher and owner Willie Fernandez received the award from officials of the organizer, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the country’s biggest business organization. (Photo by Yummie […].....»»

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First Sorsogon university created

Sorsogon City – Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero lauds Malacañang for finally granting the Sorsogon State College (SSC) a full university status under Republic Act 11088 to be known as the Sorsogon State University starting 26 October 2018. “On behalf of all Sorsoganons, we thank President Duterte for signing this bill into law. It is a […].....»»

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Duterte: Bong Go will win

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed his confidence that aspiring senator and former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go will most likely win a seat in the Senate in the 2019 midterm elections. The President noted in his speech before businessmen that attended the Philippine Business Conference and Expo that his former […].....»»

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First oil contract under Duterte admin signed

Malacañang on Thursday, October 18, confirmed that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed the first-ever petroleum service contract under his administration that would pave the way for the conduct of more oil exploration activities in the country. The President attended on Wednesday the ceremonial signing of the Petroleum Service Contract (PSC) for Area 4 (East […].....»»

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