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Schauffele goes on birdie run and leads at Shadow Creek

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada: Xander Schauffele began his second round by missing a 4-foot birdie putt. That was hardly a sign of what was to follow on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek. Schauffele made putts as short as 3 feet and as long as 35 feet. He chipped in […].....»»

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Velasco offers olive branch to Cayetano

Choice of deputy speaker or committee head SPEAKER Lord Allan Velasco is considering offering the deputy speakership to his rival and predecessor, Taguig-Pateros First District Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano. “He’s (Cayetano) the former speaker, and I truly believe that he deserves the position,” Velasco told reporters after the passage of the P4.5-trillion 2021 national budget […].....»»

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BSP earns P120B from securities sale

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has generated P120 billion from its weekly auction of its own securities. Data from the central bank showed on Friday that its offer of P120-billion securities was slightly oversubscribed after attracting bids worth P129 billion. The Bangko Sentral offered and fully awarded P120 billion worth of 28-day BSP bills. […].....»»

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Pacquiao-McGregor 2021 on track

The top man of Paradigm Sports — the promoter that handles both eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor — said the much-anticipated bout between the two fighters from different combat sports will push through in the first half of 2021 in the Middle East. Paradigm Sports CEO and […].....»»

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China, Asean have deep unity – minister

BEIJING: The recent diplomatic interactions with Southeast Asian countries have enhanced unity between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and deepened the cooperation of regional anti-pandemic fight, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. He made the remarks in an interview with Xinhua after holding talks last week with Luhut […].....»»

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Romeo injury further weakens SMB

SAN MIGUEL Beer’s star guard Terrence Romeo will be out for six to eight weeks after the shooting guard dislocated his shoulder Friday night in a game against the TNT Tropang Giga. The incident was an unwelcome development for the defending champions Beermen, who are already playing without June Mar Fajardo. The six-time Most Valuable […].....»»

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Thai violence worsens; PM rejects quit calls

BANGKOK: Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied on Friday in the capital in defiance of a strict state of emergency, while the prime minister rejected calls for his resignation. The protesters gathered in torrential monsoon rains to push their demands, including that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha leave office, […].....»»

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Senate moves on Create dangerous

A local think tank has voiced opposition to the proposed insertion of a “grandfather rule” and splitting the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (Create) bill into two, calling the moves contrary to the measure’s aims and “dangerous.” In a statement on Friday, Action for Economic Reforms (AER) warned there were attempts in the […].....»»

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Old rivalry renewed as Gin Kings, Bolts clash today

NINE months after their Governor’s Cup title showdown, rivals Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings and Meralco Bolts will collide anew, this time inside the PBA bubble in Clark, Pampanga. The Gin Kings and the Bolts will meet in the 6:45 p.m. main game of PBA Season 45 Philippine Cup at the Angeles University Foundation Sports Arena […].....»»

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Acting on ambition

This De La Salle University graduate was only 22 when he launched a software development company in Canada. But he won over clients’ hesitancy with his aggressiveness and willingness to learn. For him, each new business venture is an opportunity to learn and survive.   Procrastination is a trait Gerry Sy, president and chief executive […].....»»

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FPHC’s Lopez named MAP man of the year

The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) on Tuesday announced that Federico R. Lopez, chairman and chief executive officer of First Philippine Holdings Corp. was selected as recipient of the MAP Management Man of the Year 2020 award. In a statement, MAP said the MAP Management Man of the Year is a prestigious award that […].....»»

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Covid cases spike in NCR, 7 provinces

Eight provinces, including the National Capital Region (NCR), have seen spikes in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the past two weeks, according to a study made by the University of the Philippines OCTA Research team. Based on its latest monitoring report dated Oct. 12, 2020, NCR had at least 902 cases per […].....»»

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Electronics sector seeks own incentives

THE Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation Inc. (Seipi) on Tuesday backed the Philippine Economic Zone Authority’s (PEZA) proposal to create a separate set of incentives for export and domestic firms in the proposed second package of tax reforms. “Seipi supports PEZA’s position to retain the current incentives and separate the incentives for […].....»»

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Velasco takes top House post

THE ruckus at the House of Representatives ended on Tuesday when Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano threw in the towel and resigned and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco assumed the top post at the chamber. Velasco’s election as speaker was ratified in a session held at the Batasang Pambansa plenary hall where 186 House members voted, eliminating doubts […].....»»

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Fitch keeps ratings of 5 PH banks

Debt watcher Fitch Ratings maintained the credit ratings of five Philippine banks, but warned that these lenders face a challenging operating environment. In a statement on Tuesday, the debt watchdog announced that it affirmed the “BBB” long-term issuer default ratings of BDO Unibank Inc., Bank of the Philippine Islands, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co., as […].....»»

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Thrift banks vital to new economy

Thrift banks must adjust to the new economy in order to remain competitive and stable amid the ongoing crisis ushered in by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno. During the Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB) Convention on Tuesday, Diokno said the thrift banking industry “exhibited […].....»»

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IMF: PH economy to shrink 8%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) downgraded its 2020 Philippine economic growth forecast on the back of the expected slowdown in private investment and consumption due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report released on Tuesday, IMF said the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to contract by […].....»»

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19

LISBON, Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Portuguese soccer federation said on Tuesday. The federation said Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms. It did not say when he tested positive. Ronaldo played in the 0-0 draw at France in the Nations League on Sunday, and also in […].....»»

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Ousted House health committee returns to post

THE House of Representatives has reelected Quezon 4th District Rep. Angelina “Helen” Tan chairman of the Committee on Health on Tuesday evening, during the first day of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco in the speakership post. Tan was one of four House leaders booted out from their posts last week at the height of the […].....»»

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Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks. There’s the iPhone 12, which Apple says is more durable, with a 6.1-inch display, the same as the iPhone 11 but lighter and thinner, for $799 and the iPhone 12 Mini with a 5.4-inch display for $699. They’ll come […].....»»

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