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Today’s Front Page October 17, 2018

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DBCC cuts 2018 PH growth forecast

Inflation, peso-dollar estimates also revised Economic managers have cut their growth forecast for the year, citing factors such as above-target inflation, rising crude prices and monetary policy tightening. Following a...READ MORE The post DBCC cuts 2018 PH growth forecast appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! A Solo Art Exhibit by Albert BET Vamenta at XU Museo de Oro

Kagay-anon Artist Albert “Bet” San Juan Vamenta opened his sixth one-man show Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! Petition Insignias (Distortion In Pen And Ink: Minus Two: Part Two) at the Xavier University Museo de Oro last October 12, 2018. Recently retired from Museo de Oro, Abet has resumed pursuit of his life’s passion as a visual artist in the local art scene after an absence of some time......»»

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Inflation up, GDP down: Economic managers revise PH outlook

MANILA, Philippines – The country's economic managers revised the government's medium-term macroeconomic assumptions for 2018 to 2022 to reflect "developments at the national and global level." The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC)  announced on Tuesday, October 16, that they took into account the more expensive oil in the ........»»

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Despite no medals on last day, PH satisfied with Youth Games campaign

MANILA, Philippines – Archer Nicole Tagle closed out the country’s stint in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games without any medal to show on Monday, October 15 (Tuesday, Manila time) along with golfers Yuka Saso and Carl Janno Corpus. The pair of Corpus and Saso assembled together a score ........»»

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Music player Winamp planning 2019 comeback

MANILA, Philippines – Winamp, the well-known music playing program which has been quietly chugging along without significant updates, is planning a comeback in 2019. Techcrunch reported on Monday, October 15, Winamp would be back next year with Winamp 6. Alexandre Saboundjian, the CEO of Radionomy, the company that currently ........»»

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Every major announcement at the Huawei Mate 20 launch

MANILA, Philippines – After Samsung, Apple, and Google have unveiled their best and brightest in the year's second half, it's now Chinese giant Huawei's turn to wow us with their newest flagship: the Mate 20 series. (READ:  Here’s how Huawei's Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are shaping up )  Huawei, which is toe-to-toe with Apple in the number two spot in ........»»

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Nathaniel Perez ends PH fencing s Asian individual medal drought

MANILA, Philippines – Nathaniel Perez surprised the Philippine contingent in the opening day of the 2018 Asian U-23 Fencing Championships by striking the country's first Asian fencing individual medal in decades on Tuesday, October 16, at the Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City.  The 22-year-old national fencer barged into the semifinals that ........»»

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DAR Launches Farm Biz School in Cebu City

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) launched a Farm Business School (FBS) that will benefit 35 farmers who are members of the Morales Ouano Cosido Miradel Velasquez Farmers Association (MOCOMVEFA) in Brgy. Guba, Cebu City. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed on September 21, 2018 for a partnership undertaking with DAR, Brgy. Guba, Cebu City, […].....»»

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6 Cebuanos Tops Chemist and Chemical Technician Board Exams

6 Cebuanos from different Universities in Cebu topped the Chemist and Chemical Technician Board Exams held on October 9 to October 11, 2018. Aaron Gabriel Buenconsejo from University of San Carlos (USC) sits on the top spot of the Chemist Licensure examination with a rating of 91.20%. Multiple Cebuanos also topped the Chemical Technician Licensure […].....»»

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Lawmaker says suspension of fuel tax hike misleading

The government’s announced suspension of excise tax implementation next year is misleading, as what would be suspended is the tax increase of P4.50 per liter for diesel and P9 for gasoline and not the excise tax now in force under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, a party-list representative said yesterday......»»

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Economic managers slash 2018 growth target

The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) yesterday slashed the Philippines’ economic growth target due to “new realities” in both the local and international landscape, including high domestic inflation, rising global oil prices, and tightening monetary policy in advanced economies......»»

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No more rate hikes possible in 2018

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas may take a breather after raising interest rates by a total of 150 basis points in four consecutive rate-setting meetings since May to anchor rising inflationary expectations......»»

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PSBank raising P8 billion via stock rights offer

Philippine Savings Bank is raising as much as P8 billion through the sale of shares to existing shareholders in the first quarter of next year......»»

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Hyundai investing P1.2 billion to expand Philippine dealership

The official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country is investing P1.2 billion this year until 2020 to expand its dealership and grow its commercial vehicle business......»»

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ABS-CBN to stop mobile service by end-November 2018

ABS-CBN Corp.’s mobile service will see its five-year operations officially come to a close by the end of next month, the broadcast giant announced yesterday......»»

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Radyo Mindanao October 16, 2018

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Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets

MANILA — The Philippine government has shaved its economic growth target for this year and raised inflation forecasts for 2018 and 2019, reflecting caution as soaring consumer prices curb expansion in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. The economy grew 6.0 percent in the second quarter, the slowest in almost three years, raising the challenge […] The post Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Bring on the pain: strategists say go defensive in Southeast Asian stocks

SINGAPORE — With a little less than a quarter left of a year that’s already witnessed a trade war between the world’s two largest economies, higher oil prices and a still ongoing emerging-markets rout, what’s an investor in Southeast Asia to do? The post Bring on the pain: strategists say go defensive in Southeast Asian stocks appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow

No team in the ASEAN Basketball League has won back-to-back championships. San Miguel Alab Pilipinas hopes to be the first to pull off the historic feat as they defend their crown in the upcoming 2018-19 ABL Season. But Alab head coach Jimmy Alapag knows it's best for his team to avoid looking too far ahead. "You can run away from it. The ABL is growing and is continuing to improve the last nine years and no one has won back-to-back," Alapag told INQUIRER.net on Tuesday in a press conference at Marriott Hotel. "We're aware of it and it's something that we acknowledge, but I just want our guys focusing on every day trying to get better and putting ourselves in the position that each...Keep on reading: Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow.....»»

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