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App supports Filipino MSMEs

Lemi, an application where users can share about their experiences and recommendations on local shops, is now helping lift micro, small and medium enterprises in the Philippines despite the threat of the pandemic......»»

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Fed to meet as inflation, virus variants complicate US recovery

As rising prices and the spread of new COVID-19 variants increase risks to the US economy, Federal Reserve officials are expected to maintain their easy money policies intended to help American companies and workers survive the pandemic damage......»»

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MORE Power reduces electricity rates by 36%

MORE Electric and Power Corp. of tycoon Enrique Razon Jr. announced over the weekend a 36-percent cut in the electricity rates of Iloilo City electricity consumers for July......»»

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GCash expands remittance service

GCash, the mobile wallet of Globe Telecom Inc., has expanded its remittance service to Filipinos without any e-wallet account in a bid to keep its position as the number one fintech company in the country......»»

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Analysts see volatile stock market trading

Trading at the Philippine Stock Exchange is expected to remain volatile this week due to the spread of the more infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus that could slow down global recovery......»»

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Big business groups ask Duterte to endorse key economic reforms

Three major business groups asked President Rodrigo Duterte to endorse the fast approval of key economic policies and address issues confronting exporters, employers and the business community on the eve of his final State of the National Address Monday......»»

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Smart extending free WiFi to more villages across PH

Smart Communications Inc. said it is providing free WiFi to more barangays across the country......»»

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Filinvest REIT firm acquiring PBCom and 2 other buildings

Filinvest REIT Corp., the real estate investment trust company of Filinvest Land Inc., plans to acquire three office buildings from parent FLI to boost its office leasing portfolio......»»

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Peso expected to rebound after 4.7% drop in a month

The peso is expected to recover against the US dollar in the fourth quarter, after breaching the 50-per-dollar level in July on higher demand for the greenback amid the seasonal increase in imports, a bank economist said over the weekend......»»

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ACE MALOLOS DOCTORS, INC.: Notice of the Annual Stockholders Meeting

ACE MALOLOS DOCTORS, INC.: Notice of the Annual Stockholders Meeting.....»»

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Giving POGOs a bad name

Before the pandemic hit, the Senate had been in the thick of an investigation linking POGOs, short for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators, to various criminal acts, including bribery or the pastillas scheme at the Bureau of Immigration, prostitution, kidnapping, robbery-hold-ups, etc. .....»»

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The last Sona

Today, July 26, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will deliver his last State of the Nation Address. He is expected to tick off the gains made by his administration in the last five years particularly on the three "wars" that his presidential run focused on: on drugs, on corruption and on poverty and social injustice. .....»»

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The beginning of the end

The final State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte marks the beginning of the end of his six-year presidential term......»»

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Digital readiness paradigm

When we hear the word “digital,” we instinctively imagine the realm of hi-tech gadgetry, smart phones, high-speed internet, the cloud, apps, databases, and all the online content we habitually log on to for work and entertainment. For consumers living in a pandemic, these technologies are just indispensable. Still, many end-users have little understanding of the complexity and the enormous investments needed to build and sustain a network of digital infrastructures to support this convergence of services we access through our phones, tablets, and computers......»»

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The narrative

My good friend, advertising guru Greg Garcia, once prefaced his storyboard presentation to a client by what he ascribed to as an Indian proverb:.....»»

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State of our nation

The recipient of the first legally administered vaccine against COVID-19 in the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, addressed graduates of UP Diliman Sunday and talked about the Filipino word “kanlungan.”.....»»

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Cool Smashers whip Power Hitters, log 4th win

Ilocos Norte – It took Creamline some time before sizing up a winless PLDT Home Fibr side. But when it did, there was no stopping the unbeaten Cool Smashers......»»

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Didal wants bigger accolade

Margielyn Didal holds the distinction of being a golden girl in the inaugural skateboard competitions in both the Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games......»»

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Ramirez consoles losing PH athletes

Tokyo—Losing happens even to the best of ‘em......»»

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No way but up for rower Nievarez

Tokyo—Cris Nievarez may have finished fifth in his quarterfinal group in the men’s single sculls’ rowing competitions of the Summer Olympic Games on Sunday at the Sea Forest Waterway here......»»

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