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Diokno sees 7% economic growth in Q4 2018

Diokno sees 7% economic growth in Q4 2018.....»»

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The generals coup in 2018: Duterte breaks up with Reds

The generals' coup in 2018: Duterte breaks up with Reds Rappler The military elbows the communists out of government, and turns the President who once called himself leftist into becoming the reb.....»»

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Chavit insists: Miss Universe Philippines franchise already with me | Lifestyle

Chavit insists: Miss Universe Philippines franchise 'already with me' GMA News It will be announced when Catriona Gray returns to the Philippines, the politician said. Current Philippine tren.....»»

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SYKES explores the world on its grand Year-End celebration

Thousands of SYKESers gathered at the SMX Convention Center for SYKES' Year-End Celebration Entertainment, sumptuous food, and almost P2-million-worth of raffle prizes punctuated business process outsourcing organization SYKES Asia, Inc's annual Year-End Celebration (YEC) held November 25 at Halls 1 to 4 of the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. With the theme #SYKESTravelGram, the company placed the spotlight on its dedicated and aspiring talents who continuously dream to see the world. The event was hosted by Eri Neeman and 2017 Miss Universe Philippines Rachel Peters. Meanwhile, special performances by The Itchyworms and Morissette Amon made it a spectacular night fo...Keep on reading: SYKES explores the world on its grand Year-End celebration.....»»

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Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing

MANILA, Philippines --- As consumers braced for higher oil prices and a new round of excise tax on fuel products, lawmakers urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to release its "long overdue" memorandum itemizing oil prices in the country to identify overpricing companies.   Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi ordered the unbundling of prices of petroleum products in June 2018. The proposal faced strong opposition from oil firms, who argued that it is not needed in a deregulated market.   Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate and Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares said Thursday the memorandum could help consumers facing increasing oil prices and the implementation of the second tr...Keep on reading: Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing.....»»

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Palace on hunger rate drop: ‘The best is yet to come’

  MANILA, Philippines - "The best is yet to come," Malacaang said Thursday, after a recent survey showed that hunger incidence among Filipinos dropped in December 2018, the lowest since 2003.   A Social Weather Station (SWS) survey conducted on December 2018 but released on Wednesday showed that10.5 percent or an estimated 2.4 million families suffered from involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months. This was 2.8 points lower than 13.4 percent or an estimated 3.1 million families recorded in September the same year.   READ:SWS: Hunger drops in fourth quarter of 2018   In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said...Keep on reading: Palace on hunger rate drop: ‘The best is yet to come’.....»»

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Expat Filipinos dollar remittances continued tepid growth in Nov 2018 |

Expat Filipinos dollar remittances continued tepid growth in Nov 2018 INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines - Dollars sent home by expatriate Filipinos increased only slightly in November of last year, th.....»»

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PAGASA: No wrong forecast for Tropical Depression Usman

MANILA, Philippines – The state weather bureau clarified it did not make a mistake in predicting the amount of rainfall from Tropical Depression Usman, the deadliest tropical cyclone to hit the country in 2018. Usman had entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Christmas, December 25. It made landfall in Borongan, Eastern Samar, at ........»»

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Andaya hits DBM for bidding P168-B transpo projects in 2018

MANILA, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr questioned why the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) led the procurement for P168-billion transportation projects in 2018, his latest attack against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno.  On Wednesday, January 16, Andaya zeroed in on the Procurement Service of the ........»»

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PCOO officer, wife mauled in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – A member of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) was mauled by several men last December 22, 2018, in Asin Road, Baguio but reported it only on Tuesday, January 15. Forty-seven-year-old Ramon Abello Songayab, an administrative officer of PCOO, filed a report at the Baguio City ........»»

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Clinical Nadal overwhelms Aussie Ebden

    MELBOURNE, Australia – A dominant Rafael Nadal overwhelmed Australia's Matthew Ebden in straight sets to reach the 3rd round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, January 16 and stay on track for an 18th Grand Slam title. The Spaniard, who cut short his 2018 season to have surgery on a foot ........»»

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DOT-6 graces MID Kahirup Ball

DEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT) Region VI Director Atty. Helen J. Catalbas attended the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2019 Kahirup Ball-Designers Gala Charity Runway Show at Molo Mansion on January 12, 2019. “Department of Tourism Region VI strongly supports this kind of event. Through this, local designers and their works that depicts the rich culture of Western […] The post DOT-6 graces MID Kahirup Ball appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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GDP growth seen at slower 6.5% in 2018

The economy likely grew by 6.5 percent in 2018, within the lower range of the government’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for that year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said yesterday......»»

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Diokno: PH economy grew likely at at 6.5% in 2018 | The Manila Times Online

THE Philippine economy likely grew by 6.5 percent in 2018, hitting the lower end of the governments official target range, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday. The countrys growthREAD T.....»»

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Rockets lose Swiss big man Capela for 4-6 weeks - reports | The Manila Times Online

WASHINGTON: Swiss center Clint Capela of the Houston Rockets will miss the next four to six weeks of the NBA season with a right thumb injury, according to multiple reportsREAD The post Rockets lose S.....»»

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Man who won lottery in 2018 scores again in 2019

A man from Delaware, United States may have started his 2019 on a high note after he bagged $10,000 (around P522,000) in the local lottery. The unidentifiedman told Delaware lottery officials that he purchased ten Grand Instant game tickets at a store in the town of Smyrna. Little did he know that one of these tickets would lead him to win the jackpot. "I had to run out to my truck to get my glasses," he said, recalling the moment he won. "I was in disbelief." This was not the first time he got lucky, as he actually ended 2018 with a $2,900 (around P151,000) win. When asked what he plans to do with his winnings, he said he wants to surprise his niece with concert tickets ...Keep on reading: Man who won lottery in 2018 scores again in 2019.....»»

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Bruno Mars being eyed to perform at 2019 SEA Games opening

America's highest-paid musician is being booked to bring the house down during the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. A reliable source confirmed to the Inquirer that Filipino organizers have begun to touch base with the handlers of Bruno Mars for a performance to remember that can send the country's SEA Games hosting to a phenomenal level. Getting Mars, whose mother is Filipino, on board can definitely boost the marketing side of organizing the 11-nation sportsfest, which the Philippines has brought on local turf for the fourth time since 1981. Forbes announced in July 2018 that Mars was the top earner in the American music industry for 2017 with estimated ...Keep on reading: Bruno Mars being eyed to perform at 2019 SEA Games opening.....»»

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Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora

LIMA, Peru --- A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru's capital. But her life took a turn when she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet and has brought tears to hundreds in the Venezuelan diaspora that has spread around the globe. Now Perdomo combines her street performances with appearances at concerts and on TV programs, and her song has become the unofficial anthem of Venezuelans who have fled their country's economic implosion. "This song gives me goosebumps" said Junior Barrios, a Venezuelan migrant who l...Keep on reading: Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora.....»»

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Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 finalist dies from lupus | Inquirer Lifestyle

MANILA, Philippines --- A finalist in the Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 pageant passed away at the age of 29 after years of battling lupus. Zandrea Bailey died Sunday in a New York city hospital where s.....»»

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Razorback drummer Brian Velasco dies

MANILA, Philippines – Brian Velasco, drummer of iconic Filipino rock band Razorback, on Wednesday, January 16, died in an apparent suicide. Razorback confirmed the news on Facebook, saying: "Today we lost our brother....and our hearts are broken.....we love you and we will always miss you Bri."  Velasco, according to his Facebook ........»»

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