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IPOPHL taps PIDS to boost research

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines teamed up with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies to increase research activities and enable intellectual property policies to be more effective in driving innovation and creativity in the country......»»

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EDC supports DOE& rsquo;s geothermal target

Energy Development Corp. lauded the Energy Department for intensifying the development of geothermal energy to attain the targeted 35-percent renewable energy mix......»»

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Century Properties posts P6.1b in sales

Century Properties Group said Friday it booked P6.1 billion in reservation sales in the first half of the year despite the challenges in the property market caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

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Semirara postpones most of 2020 capital spending to 2021 amid crisis

Semirara Mining and Power Corp. said Friday it is moving the bulk of its 2020 capital expenditure budget of P3.7 billion to 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic......»»

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DITO hiring more staff to launch services by March next year

DITO Telecommunity Corp., a joint venture of businessman Dennis Uy and China Telecom, said it is hiring more staff to support network expansion in line with the target to commercially launch  its telecom services by March 2021......»»

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Converge ICT seeks SEC nod for October IPO worth P35.9b

Converge ICT Solutions Inc. on Friday filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission to hold a P35.9-billion initial public offering in October......»»

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San Miguel opens own lab to test 70,000 employees

Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. on Friday opened a state-of-the-art COVID-19 reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction testing laboratory with an initial capacity of 4,000 tests per day......»»

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BDO raises P36b from bond sale

BDO Unibank Inc., the country’s largest lender controlled by the Sy family, said Friday it raised P36 billion from the issuance of fixed-rate peso bonds amid the robust demand from individual and institutional investors......»»

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Storage firm observes no-contact rules

With governments around the world lifting quarantine restrictions, people everywhere are beginning to adjust to a world that has been significantly affected by COVID-19......»»

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Gov t asked to incentivize digital infrastructure development

Non-profit organization Democracy Watch asked the government to accelerate the development of a world-class digital infrastructure by allowing the private sector to make the necessary investments......»»

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A license to kill

A little over five months from now, on December 30, the Philippines will mark two decades since the gruesome Rizal Day bombings that rocked Metro Manila......»»

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The Brawners in Marawi

The history of Marawi, the country’s only Islamic city, is inextricably linked to the career of two of AFP’s best men: Gen. Felix Brawner Jr and Brig. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr......»»

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The fourth of July

The most poignant and profound lesson mankind has learned from the turbulent, yet epic and glorious world history is that all dictatorial, tyrannical and repressive regimes end up in shame and infamy......»»

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Sonny, Obet, and Pat

Last Tuesday, I wrote about Jun Factoran and Rolly Metin, founding leaders of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Today, I praise a politician Sonny Alvarez, an activist Obet Verzola, and a forester Pat Dugan. They were different, suis generis, each a category of their own, but they had in common vision, brilliance, and passion. They left a better world......»»

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Danger in the President& rsquo;s political decisions

It has always been my passion, as a political analyst, to ask why our political leaders act this or that way. For whatever choice they take there is always in them a justifying reason......»»

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Coping with the pandemic

As I was beginning to write this, I was interrupted by shouts of “Mama! Mama! We’re here to have lunch!” My heart skipped a beat. It was my grandchildren with their mom and dad. I have not seen these two for more than two months since they were picked up from my home......»»

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Wearing face masks

Keeping one's self healthy in the recently minted term “new normal” should be everyone's top priority......»»

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Latest appliances from XTREME to gear your home in new normal

The months of quarantine have taught us to be practical and wiser consumers. As Filipinos gear up for the new normal, people are seeking value for their money on premium quality items. XTREME is elevating the game by introducing a new line of appliances that promote productivity and efficiency at its best price. Unleash your master chef skills at home using these new kitchen staples. .....»»

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7 promos to look forward to at Shopee& rsquo;s 7.7 Free Shipping Fiesta

It is a grand fiesta as Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches 7.7 Free Shipping Fiesta with huge discounts and fantastic promotions. .....»»

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Partners ensure business continuity for ongoing remote work initiative

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, enterprise workers around the globe have had to adapt to full-time telework environments in order to maintain business functions. Even as we begin to transition to a new normal, the cultural impact of widespread remote work will remain. 38% of employees expect their companies to expand their remote work policies, meaning that telework will likely stay in place for some time......»»

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