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Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey

sAN ESTIMATED 3.6 million or 15.9% of Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months — a 4.1-point increase from the 11.8% (est. 2.7 million families) in September 2017, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) pointed out in its Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey. December’s 15.9% “is the highest recorded […] The post Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Expectations of strong Q4 2017 growth mount

THE PHILIPPINES is expected to have clocked gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the fourth quarter of 2017 that put the full-year pace well within target, according to an assessment released yesterday. “[The year] 2017 ended with a bang!” First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said in […] The post Expectations of strong Q4 2017 growth mount appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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3.6 million Filipino families hungry in Q4 of 2017 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017, the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SW.....»»

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50 cargo containers at CIP undergo spot inspection - Sun.Star

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Duterte threatens to slap Joma Sison if they meet - Philippine Star

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Alert Level 4 raised as Mayon volcano spews 10-km ash - Philippine Star

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City team on responsible parenthood holds workshop

THE Bacolod City Implementation Team (CIT) on the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health held a planning-workshop at the City Health Office (CHO) Activity Center recently. Mayor Evelio Leonardia issued Executive Order No. 39 on Dec 27, 2017 creating the CIT on the implementation of Republic Act No. 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health […] The post City team on responsible parenthood holds workshop appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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SJ Belangel joins Ateneo teammate Kai Sotto in top three of NBTC 24

Ateneo de Manila High School's towering teen Kai Sotto and La Salle Greenhills' court general Joel Cagulangan remained the top two high school players in the NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24, but there was a lot of movement this week, including the rise of SJ Belangel. The NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24 is a weekly ranking of high school players taking part in the UAAP, CESAFI-NBTC, MMBL, and FCAAF tournaments as well as the recently concluded NCAA competition. Belangel, the Blue Eaglets' graduating floor leader had a sensational week, helping steer his squad to an unblemished 10-0 record. With his exploits, he was the consensus third-ranked player of the week, leapfrogging NCAA MVP Will Gozum of Mapua University. Far Eastern University-Diliman do-it-all guard L-Jay Gonzales and Katipunan swingman Dave Ildefonso also moved up the ladder while University of Sto. Tomas ace CJ Cansino dropped to eighth after finishing fourth last week. Besides movement at the top, there were also a lot of debutatants in this week's list. Ateneo double-double machine Joaqui Manuel's workhorse type of game paid off as he was ranked 21st this week. After firing 51 markers last weekend, Bacolod Tay Tung High School's Harold Alarcon was named as the 22nd top prospect. Joshua Yerro of University of Visayas then rounded out the list. NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24 End of Week 2 1. Kai Sotto, Ateneo Last wk rank: 1 2. Joel Cagulangan, CSB-LSGH Last wk rank: 2 3. SJ Belangel, Ateneo Last wk rank: 5 4. Will Gozum, Mapua Last wk rank: 3 5. L-Jay Gonzales, FEU-Diliman Last wk rank: 6 6. Dave Ildefonso, Ateneo Last wk rank: 8 7. Rhayann Amsali, NU Last wk rank: 7 8. CJ Cansino, UST Last wk rank: 4 9. Clint Escamis, Mapua Last wk rank: 9 10. Aaron Fermin, Arellano Last wk rank: 9 11. Terrence Fortea, NU Last wk rank: 16 12. RJ Abarientos, FEU-Diliman Last wk rank: 15 13. Inand Fornilos, CSB-LSGH Last wk rank: 11 14. Evan Nelle, San Beda Last wk rank: 12 15. Warren Bonifacio, Mapua Last wk rank: 13 16. John Galinato, CKSC Last wk rank: 14 17. Mac Guadana, LPU Last wk rank: 18 18. Raven Cortez, DLSZ Last wk rank: 19 19. Harvey Pagsanjan, Hope Christian Last wk rank: 20 20. Maui Cruz, EAC Last wk rank: 23 21. Joaqui Manuel, Ateneo Last wk rank: N/A 22. Harold Alarcon, Bacolod Tay Tung Last wk rank: N/A 23. Jancork Cabahug, UV Last wk rank: 17 24. Joshua Yerro, UV Last wk rank: N/A The Juniors stars were ranked using the following criteria: league stats, impact in team, team record, leadership, defense, offense, and level of competition. These rankings will be used to determine the 24 players who will take part in the annual SM-NBTC High School All-Star Game on March at the MOA Arena......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports3 hr. 37 min. ago Related News

20 players show up for latest Gilas practice

A total of 20 players showed up for Gilas Pilipinas practice Monday at the Meralco Gym, the national team's third session this year. For the main Gilas roster, Kiefer Ravena was the first to show up, joining San Miguel star June Mar Fajardo in training. Kevin Alas, Troy Rosario, Jio Jalalon, RR Pogoy, Mac Belo, Carl Bryan Cruz, Jayson Castro, and team captain Jayson Castro were also in attendance. For the #23for23 pool, CJ Perez and Thirdy Ravena were on deck, joining Juan Gomez De Liano, Isaac Go, Matt Nieto, Abu Tratter, J-jay Alejandro, Arvin Tolentino, Will Gozum, and Joshua Sincair. Also in attedance was head coach Chot Reyes, who missed last week's practice. PBA OIC Willie Marcial was watching as well. Castro, CBC, and Sinclair were in attendance but didn't participate in drills. Missing for the third straight week is Alaska's Calvin Abueva. For the rest of the main roster, Japeth Aguilar, Matthew Wright, Raymond Almazan, Allein Maliksi were also out.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

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SWS: 3.6M Filipino families experienced hunger in Q4 2017

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the last quarter of 2017, the latest poll from the Social Weathe.....»»

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BI posts record high income of P4.75-B in 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration posted a total of P4.75 billion in revenue last year, an all-time high for the agency......»»

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3.6M Filipino families report feeling hungry in Q4 of 2017: SWS survey

The number of Filipinos who say they experienced involuntary hunger rose to 15.9% or an estimated 3.6 million families in the last quarter of 2017, according to a Social Weather Stations survey......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top7 hr. 24 min. ago Related News

Hyundai PH achieves double-digit sales growth for 2017

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, closed its 2017 sales with a record-high of 37,678 units, a 12% sales growth from 33,695 units in 2016......»»

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MMFF reveals 2017 box office sales, ranking

MANILA, Philippines — Vice Ganda regained his throne as the biggest star of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) when his movie “Gandarrapido: The Revenger.....»»

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Standout cars of 2017

Like the previous years, 2017 was a good year for the automobile industry with a recorded 18. 4% increase in sales, according to a report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA). The report showed that 425,673 units were sold last year, surpassing the targeted […] The post Standout cars of 2017 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Speed bump or boost?

The Philippines, owing to the sustained growth it has been experiencing in recent years, now has one of the fastest-growing automotive industries in Southeast Asia. The latest 2017 car sales figures show that growth in the country’s auto sector grew by nearly a fifth, or 18%, from 2016, keeping the string of annual double-digit growth […] The post Speed bump or boost? appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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'KiaNamanPalaManalo

THE date: May 21, 2017. The place: Mall of Asia Arena. Kia Mahindra pulled off a thrilling 122-121 double overtime win over Phoenix Petroleum, in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. It was the last time Kia won a game in Asia’s first play-for-pay league and the losses that followed ended up….....»»

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Audi closes 2017 with new record-breaking sales

AUDI AG has increased its global sales for the eighth year in a row. Despite a turbulent first half of the year, the company achieved a new record-breaking figure: About 1.878 million deliveries that represent an increase of 0.6 percent. The Four Rings sold more than in the previous year in all three core markets [...] The post Audi closes 2017 with new record-breaking sales appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Fisheries production trims decline in Q4

MANILA, Philippines — Fisheries production in the country has narrowed its decline in the fourth quarter of 2017 after major sub-sectors managed to bounce ba.....»»

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