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BUSINESS — Saturday, 17 November 2018

BUSINESS — Saturday, 17 November 2018.....»»

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‘Do more for earth’

Countries need to put highest priority on environmental sustainability for investments in development, according to a study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Enhancing welfare across generations and sustaining a clean environment are the hallmarks of a high quality of growth and the basis for the new global development agenda, the Manila-headquartered multilateral said. The […].....»»

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Meralco signs one more POP client

Princess Jolliant Corp. (PJC), manufacturer of 7-Eleven’s ready-to-eat meals such as HottaRice! and Busog Meals, generated savings of some P40,000 a month under Meralco’s cost-saving peak/off-peak (POP) program. The executives of Meralco Biz Partners recently met with Noemi Dominguez, PJC founder and president, to enroll the company under the POP and shiff their operations to […].....»»

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DoF, UPLB partner in tax academy

The Department of Finance (DoF) and the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) eye a post-graduate collaboration benefiting the school’s finance and taxation program and qualified civil servants at the DoF and its attached units. This was learned on Friday from the report of Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran at the DoF Executive Committee (ExeCom) meeting […].....»»

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CIA: Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON, United States — The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing people close to the matter. The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior, which exonerated the prince […].....»»

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Go lauds PNP for fighting for children’s better future

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go has lauded the Philippine National Police (PNP) for braving all kinds of dangers in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crusade against corruption, crime and illegal drugs. “Importante kayo sa laban natin para protektahan ang ating mga anak at mabigyan sila ng mas magandang kinabukasan […].....»»

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California fire toll hits 63 as 631 missing

MAGALIA, Calif. — At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing after the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century. Officials were scrambling to pinpoint everyone’s whereabouts, and Butte County Sheriff Kory […].....»»

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Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return to Myanmar

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped because officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return to the country that has been accused of driving out hundreds of thousands in a campaign of ethnic cleansing. The refugees “are not willing to go back […].....»»

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Mob beats mosque thief to death

JAKARTA, Indonesia — It was just after dawn prayers when the caretaker at a Jakarta mosque noticed a man stealing from the donation box, prompting a furious mob to beat him to death — for taking the equivalent of $130. The lynching was one of hundreds of vigilante killings across Indonesia in recent years, highlighting a […].....»»

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Zimbabwe bus fire kills 42

HARARE, Zimbabwe — At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle. “At the moment we know that more than 42 people died,” police spokeswoman Charity Charamba told AFP after the accident late on […].....»»

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Siao: Hold local, nat’l elections months apart

Polls for district congressmen and all local government elective positions are bloody and violence-ridden and should be held separate from party-list and other national elections, Iligan City Lone District Rep. Frederick Siao said. “They can be held in the same year, but several months apart with the national elections in May and the locals in […].....»»

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Julian Assange charged in US

WASHINGTON, United States — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged in the United States, the organization said, in a development that could have implications for Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election. Prosecutors inadvertently disclosed the existence of a sealed indictment in a court filing in an unrelated case, […].....»»

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North Korea to expel US citizen

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country last month, Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency said Friday. The man, identified as Lawrence Bruce Byron, had been in custody after crossing into North Korea from China on October 16, it said. “While being questioned, he said […].....»»

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MRT-3 makes longest zero offloading streak

The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) has recorded 31 consecutive days of no unloading incidents from 16 October to 15 November 2018. This was the longest “no offloading” streak recorded by the railway system as it surpassed the 29 consecutive days without unloading incidents it achieved from 4 July to 1 August 2018, the […].....»»

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DoT cancels 4th Madrid Fusión Manila

The Department of Tourism (DoT) on Friday announced the cancellation of the fourth edition of the Madrid Fusión Manila set for April 2019. The DoT said it is shifting funds for the event promoting Filipino cuisine to farm tourism. “Given the urgency of those demands, the department is fully dedicated to optimizing its resources and […].....»»

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Government debt is not the whole story

Lost track of your personal finances? You are not alone. Your government has often lost track of its finances too. While it keeps close tabs on debt, it is less clear on how much it owns: the assets. Things like roads, bridges, and sewer pipes are assets for a country, as well as the money […].....»»

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BSP raises lending rate 25 bps higher

Beginning this Friday, it should be a little more expensive to purchase anything on credit or pay for services and goods even with cash given Thursday’s decision by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to hike the rate at which it borrows from or lends to banks by another 25 basis points. The decision brings the […].....»»

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Senate lifts rice import ceiling

The Senate late Wednesday night approved on third reading the proposed rice tariffication law aimed at easing the importation of the staple to stabilize its supply and price in the local market. Senate Bill 1998 was approved on third reading via 14-0 vote. The bill specifically seeks to lift the quantitative restrictions on rice and […].....»»

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FRONT PAGE — Friday, 16 November 2018

FRONT PAGE — Friday, 16 November 2018.....»»

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Trump kicks out senior advisor

WASHINGTON — An angry Donald Trump pushed out a senior advisor Wednesday after First Lady Melania Trump demanded her sacking, with more heads set to roll in a White House reshuffle triggered by infighting and setbacks in the midterm elections. Melania Trump made the extremely rare demand for deputy national security advisor Mira Ricardel to […].....»»

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