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World competitiveness rankings 2018

NOTWITHSTANDING relatively robust growth so far, the Philippine economy’s competitiveness ranking suffered the biggest drop in Asia over snags in ease of doing business, “worsening” public finances, as well as tourism, employment and education concerns, according to a research group of Switzerland-based business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Read the full story. The post World competitiveness rankings 2018 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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AMID SUSTAINED EXPANSION PLANS: Aboitiz Group commits to 2018 growth

THE Aboitiz Group anticipates a busy year ahead, with growth and expansion to continue, mirroring the company’s thrust of growing the business while developing communities. “Our outlook remains positive and we remain committed to grow and expand our businesses while keeping within our financial and risk parameters. We aim to deliver on our brand promise […] The post AMID SUSTAINED EXPANSION PLANS: Aboitiz Group commits to 2018 growth appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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3 NegOcc electric coops cut power rates in May

By: Erwin Nicavera  BACOLOD City — All three electric cooperatives in Negros Occidental slashed power rates for the month of May 2018. Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) has two separate rate adjustments this month — one for “affected consumers” and another for “unaffected consumers.” Ceneco general manager Sulpicio Lagarde Jr. said “affected consumers” are those affected […] The post 3 NegOcc electric coops cut power rates in May appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Coverage and PressCon 21st Dairy Congress and Expo 2018

The Provincial Government of Bohol, through the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPV) will host the 21st Dairy Congress & Expo from May 23-25, 2018 at the Bohol Cultural Center, this city.                          With its theme; “Moving Towards Milk Self-Sufficiency”, the event expected to boost our dairy industry as well […].....»»

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Aboitizpower Seeks Completion 3 Major Projects in 2018

The management of AboitizPower expressed confidence that it will complete three major projects before yearend. Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) chief executive officer Erramon Aboitiz identified the projects as the Pagbilao 3 in Quezon, the Manolo Fortrich hydropower in Bukidnon, and the Therma Visayas, Inc. (TVI) in Cebu. In an interview with the Philippine News […].....»»

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4 “Swertres” Players Nabbed in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City

In the efforts of the Talisay City Police headed by OIC, Police Superintendent Marlu Palomaria Conag to eradicate all forms of illegal gambling in Talisay CIty, another 4 “swertres” players were arrested on May 19, 2018 in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City. The operation, headed Deputy OIC, Police Inspector Rene Cerna and party, ended with the […].....»»

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Fire Blazes SM North Wing

*First update as of 4:29PM An alarm was raised on 1:56 in the afternoon when a fire broke out in the North Wing of SM City today, May 23, 2018. According to Nagiel B. Bañacia, OIC, Disaster Management Office at City of Cebu. The fire may have started at the La Mesa Grill’s chimney or […].....»»

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Cariño cops Le Tour crown

BAGUIO CITY: Make way for the newest toast of Philippine cycling. Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance’s El Joshua Cariño fulfilled a cherished dream as he seized the 2018 Le Tour de Filipinas in dramatic fashion in front of an appreciative Wednesday afternoon crowd at the Burnham Park here. Cariño, 25, poured it all on what’s left in [...] The post Cariño cops Le Tour crown appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PBA D-League Foundation Cup opens June 4

Hoops action continues as the Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League (PBA D-League) Foundation Cup 2018 fires off on June 4 with six teams battling for the crown. Che’Lu Bar and Grill is out to improve its runner-up finish in the season-opening Aspirants’ Cup, which featured 12 teams. The Revellers, who were backed by San Sebastian [...] The post PBA D-League Foundation Cup opens June 4 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Mindanao All-Stars beats Gilas in Digos

The Mindanao All-Stars ended Tim Cone’s five-game losing streak in the All-Star game dating back to 2007 with a 144-130 win over the Norman Black -mentored Gilas Pilipinas on Wednesday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 2018 All-Star Game at the Davao Del Sur Coliseum in Digos, Davao Del Sur. Jio Jalalon, Mark Andy Barroca [...] The post Mindanao All-Stars beats Gilas in Digos appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Philippines’ biggest fitness convention stimulates local health scene

Fitness enthusiasts and professionals from around the Philippines and South East Asia converged at FitCon MNL 2018, a three-day fitness industry event held at Green Sun Makati from May 18 to 20......»»

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Agrarian beneficiaries take possession of awarded lands

DAR finally installed peacefully 9 agrarian reform beneficiaries of Ormoc City into their awarded lots under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) on April 24, 2018......»»

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Knee injury sidelines Joe Devance in Visayas leg of PBA All-Star Game 2018

MANILA, Philippines – After 4 straight All-Star appearances, Joe Devance will not see action in this year's mid-season festivities.  The Barangay Ginebra forward announced through his Twitter account that he will not suit up for the Visayas All-Star team that will face the national team in Iloilo City on May ........»»

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RCI looking to ‘stabilize’ this year

Roxas and Company, Inc. (RCI) expects its business ventures to stabilize in 2018, banking on its property projects and coconut processing plant to drive growth in the coming years. “The plan for this year is stabilize. What we did last year was implement, complete projects, get them started. This year is stabilize…The team’s working well […] The post RCI looking to ‘stabilize’ this year appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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UAAP wars

2017-2018 UAAP Chess Championship (Men’s) 2nd Flr., QPAV Building, UST, España St., Manila Feb. 17-April 8, 2018 Final Standings 1. National University (NU), 41.5/56 Bd01 IM Paulo Bersamina 14/14, Bd02 Robin Ignacio 4/8, Bd03 FM Austin Jacob Literatus 12/14, Bd04 Rafael Caneda 0/1, Bd05 Ryan Christian Magtabog 9.5/14, Bd06 Neil Conrad Pondoc 2/5. Team Captain: […] The post UAAP wars appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Fitness education, industry spotlighted at FitCon ’18

FITNESS enthusiasts and professionals from around the Philippines and Southeast Asia came to FitCon MNL 2018 — a three-day fitness industry event held at Green Sun Makati from May 18 to 20. The fitness convention — the biggest in the country to date — brought 16 industry leaders in fitness and wellness from around the […] The post Fitness education, industry spotlighted at FitCon ’18 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Intellectual property agency notes rise in seized fake goods

          As the value of fake goods seized for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018 amounts to P5.3 billion, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) projects that the total value for this year would grow by a three-digit percentage.   "The 2018 first quarter seizure reflects a triple-digit growth from the comparable period last year and attests to IPOPHL and NCIPR's (National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights) unflagging efforts to stamp out the spread of counterfeit and pirated goods," IPOPHL Director General Josephine Santiago said in a statement on Wednesday.   "With this strong showing in [the]e...Keep on reading: Intellectual property agency notes rise in seized fake goods.....»»

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DOF: Gov’t cannot suspend fuel excise taxes under TRAIN

      Contrary to earlier pronouncements that the government can suspend fuel excise taxes when global oil prices reach $80 a barrel, the Department of Finance clarified Wednesday that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act only provided for the possible suspension of further rate increases scheduled in the coming years.   Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque reportedly said last Tuesday that the government can suspend oil excise tax collections when world prices hit the said level.   DOF officials, however, pointed to the provision of the TRAIN Law, as follows: "For the period covering 2018 to 2020, the scheduled increas...Keep on reading: DOF: Gov’t cannot suspend fuel excise taxes under TRAIN.....»»

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Gabby Concepcion posts throwback photo with ‘puppy love’ Janice de Belen

  THROWBACK Kislap magazine. Sobrang cute ni @super_janice @popoycaritativo @gellidebelen #truely #princecharming #puppylove #goodvibesplease #goodvibesonly A post shared by Gabby Concepcion (@concepciongabby) on May 22, 2018 at 5:08am PDT Veteran actor and '80s heartthrob Gabby Concepcion reminded the people about another chapter in his teen life, his romance with '80s sweetheart Janice de Belen, whom he called his "puppy love." In the actor's Instagram post on May 23, he posted a throwback of their youthful selves together for a feature in vintage showbiz magazine Kislap. Their story started when they filmed their 1983 movie "I'll Wait For You (If It Take...Keep on reading: Gabby Concepcion posts throwback photo with ‘puppy love’ Janice de Belen.....»»

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Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Tuesday Afternoon, May 22, 2018 – Manila Video

Here’s the latest Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Tuesday Afternoon, May 22, 2018. This WeatherTV Update is brought to you by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, as presented by our Typhoon Specialist: The Weatherguy, Adonis S. Manzan. Video recorded at 3:15 PM Manila Time (07:15 GMT). source link: Tropical Weather Video Analysis for Tuesday Afternoon, May 22, 2018 – Manila Video.....»»

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