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Comment on Foreign direct investments surge by Foreign direct investments in the Philippines

[…] FOREIGN direct investments surged in March from a year ago and from the preceding month on the back particularly of equity capital placements amid sustained confidence in Philippine prospects, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday. Read the full story. […].....»»

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Comment on BSP could maintain policy for now — poll by Analysts’ expectations on policy rates-Times of News Philippines

[…] THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) may find room to keep interest rates unchanged this week amid signs that inflation may be slowing, economists said in a poll even as they kept the window open for another hike later this year. Read the full story. […].....»»

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Comment on Philippines losing digital edge — IMD by 2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking-Times of News Philippines

[…] FRESH from a drop in overall competitiveness position last month, the Philippines suffered a similar fall in the digital field in an annual report of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Read the full story. […].....»»

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Philippines high court upholds removal of chief justice

upheld [text, PDF] the removal of its chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno after her May 30 motion for reconsideration. In an 8-6 vote the 15-member high court confirmed their May 11........»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News3 hr. 28 min. ago Related News

Certification for Philippine garment firms availing GSP

The Philippines has adopted rules on securing certificate of accreditation for garment manufacturers, exporters and subcontractors availing of preferential tariffs under the generalized system of p.....»»

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TOSP announces Central Luzon search finalists

Members of the Regional Selection Committee convenes to screen nominations in the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines-Central Luzon. (Carmela Jane F. Villar/PIA 3) CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampan.....»»

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League of Corporate Foundations launches CSR Expo 2018

QUEZON CITY, June 21 (PIA) - Testament to their collaborative commitment to continue elevating the standards of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the Philippines, the League of Corporate Founda.....»»

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Guevarra: No problem with DOJ contract with Calida’s security firm

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said he sees no problem with the Department of Justice's (DOJ) contract with Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency (Vigilant), owned by the family of Solicitor General Jose Calida. In an interview with The Source on CNN Philippines, Guevarra said, "I examined all the records pertaining to the procurement and all of these were regular on its face." The Justice chief said he looked into DOJ's contract with Vigilant despite having stated earlier that there seemed to be no need to review that particular contract. ""I talked to the people in charge of procurement, examined the records. This is a public bidding and all we need to com...Keep on reading: Guevarra: No problem with DOJ contract with Calida’s security firm.....»»

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PH to experience 2018’s longest day today

  The Philippines and the rest of the world will experience this day (Thursday) the longest daytime for the year, the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) indicated.   Also known as the summer solstice, this event will be followed by the start of shorter days and longer nights for countries located in the northern hemisphere of the globe, such as the Philippines.   According to GMT, the longest day this Thursdaywould last until10:07 GMT, or at seven minutes aftersix o'clockin the evening in the Philippines (GMT+8).   GMT noted the situation is reversed for countries in the southern hemisphere, as they would experience their shortest day on Thursday. The ...Keep on reading: PH to experience 2018’s longest day today.....»»

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Ginebra harnesses Jeff Chan s defensive side

MANILA, Philippines – Fans may have expected his hot hand, but Jeff Chan showed his other side that helped the Gin Kings clinch their 3rd straight win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday, June 20.  The forward chipped in only 4 points, but had a +/- rating of ........»»

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Wrestling legend Vader dies at 63

MANILA, Philippines – Wrestling legend and multiple-time world champion Vader died on Monday, June 18. He was 63 years old. One of his children posted on Wednesday, June 20, through Vader's Twitter account that the massive yet agile wrestler passed away on Monday at around 7:25 pm. "Around a month ago my ........»»

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Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado to tune up with national team in Japan

MANILA, Philippines –  Philippine volleyball team stalwarts Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado will still get a chance to join the national team's Asian Games buildup despite skipping the tuneup games in the Philippine Superliga (PSL). LVPI president confirmed to Rappler that Valdez and Morado – who are both playing for Creamline ........»»

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Communist rebels OK 3-month postponement of peace talks

MANILA, Philippines – The National Democratic Front (NDF) accepted President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to postpone the formal resumption of peace talks for 3 months pending the review of all signed agreements. The NDF released a statement on Thursday, June 21, saying it agrees "to continue peace negotiations and to overcome obstacles ........»»

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QC cops deny foul play in death of arrested tambay

MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City police on Thursday, June 21, said a congested jail cell  likely led to the death of a man who was among those arrested in the government's crackdown on street crimes and tambays or loiterers. In a statement, QCPD director Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel denied allegations of ........»»

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Isabel Oli, John Prats expecting second baby

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Isabel Oli announced that she is pregnant with her and John Prats' second baby. She made the announcement on Instagram Wednesday, June 20. "Now the secret is out. So excited to share our first family VLOG as we welcome our new baby. Are we having ........»»

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World Council of Churches slams impunity under Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – The World Council of Churches (WCC) slammed the culture of impunity under President Rodrigo Duterte as around 23,000 people, including Father Richmond Nilo and two other Catholic priests, have been murdered under his watch.  In a statement Wednesday, June 20, the WCC said it ........»»

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Duterte signs Philippine Mental Health law

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the landmark Mental Health Law, which would provide affordable and accessible mental health services for Filipinos Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday, June 21, lauded Duterte, saying the signing of Republic Act 11036 would “set the path for the government’s policy in integrating ........»»

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10 Mindanao government properties valued at P1 each — COA

The Commission on Audit has questioned the books of account of the Southern Philippines Development Authority, which listed 10 parcels of land valued at only P1 each......»»

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Wanted NPA rebel yields

AN ALLEGED member of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) voluntarily surrendered at Barangay Jagnaya, Jamindan, Capiz. Julio “Pablo” Llanes, a former squad leader of the NPA’s Central Front Committee, turned himself in around 7:30 a.m. on June 20, 2018. An unnamed agent facilitated Llanes’ surrender. In a report, joint operatives of […] The post Wanted NPA rebel yields appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Laguna firms cry foul over endo tag

Over 40 Laguna-based companies have cried foul after being accused by the government of practicing the outlawed end-of-contract or “endo” scheme, the Employers Confederation of the Philippines said......»»

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