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Renewable but with security

The development of renewable sources of energy will be pursued but not at the expense of national security, Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said as he reaffirmed his commitment to the full implementation of Republic Act (RA) 9513 or the Renewable Energy (RE) Act of 2008, which promotes the development of the country’s […] The post Renewable but with security appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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H2 bounce back seen for tax takes

The BIR, which accounts for the bulk of the government’s tax collections, reported a tentative total of P901.96 billion collected in 2020’s first semester. The post H2 bounce back seen for tax takes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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PCCI: Lift travel curbs

A status quo could prove fatal not only to the airline operators but to airline suppliers and the whole air transport sector. The post PCCI: Lift travel curbs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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New flu sparks ban to stay

The importation of pork and byproducts from China remains suspended as a precaution over a new strain of swine flu which could trigger another pandemic that may endanger the country’s P260-billion swine industry which is already reeling from the effects of the community quarantine. The new variety of the disease has the added danger of […] The post New flu sparks ban to stay appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Converge ICT eyes P35-B IPO

The company had tapped the Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Unibank Inc., Morgan Stanley and UBS Group AG to underwrite the massive float. The post Converge ICT eyes P35-B IPO appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Opening spurs growth revival

An improved outlook also resulted from the drop in the number of daily deaths from the disease. The post Opening spurs growth revival appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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US gains 4.8M jobs in June 

WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump hailed data released Thursday showing huge employment gains in June, but he continued to downplay surging COVID-19 cases that could reverse the tentative recovery. His cheering drew a sharp rebuke from former vice president Joe Biden, who is challenging Trump in the November election and said there is […] The post US gains 4.8M jobs in June  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Cusi to fully implement RE law

TAGUIG CITY – Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to fully implementat Republic Act (RA) 9513 or the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 which promotes the development of the country’s RE resources. RE promotion should be pursued alongside other energy sources that would give the Philippines sufficient power capacity, said Cusi […] The post Cusi to fully implement RE law appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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8 Canada banks join Facebook boycott

Eight major Canadian banks said Thursday they would heed a call by other major global advertisers to boycott Facebook, demanding the social network do more to tackle racist and other hate speech. Scotiabank, RBC, CIBC, TD, BMO, National Bank of Canada, Desjardins and Laurentian Bank confirmed to AFP that they support the #StopHateForProfit movement launched […] The post 8 Canada banks join Facebook boycott appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Stranded folk camp out at port

As public transportation continues to be hampered from lockdowns imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, authorities reported that more than 180 locally stranded individuals (LSI) have been staying at the multi-purpose hall of the Philippine Ports Authority since Tuesday. Around 187 LSI were brought to the multi-purpose hall […] The post Stranded folk camp out at port appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Russian vote to allow Putin reelection

MOSCOW, Russia — Russians overwhelmingly approved a package of constitutional changes in a nationwide vote, partial results showed Wednesday, allowing President Vladimir Putin to potentially extend his two-decade rule until 2036. With almost 30 percent of polling stations reporting after the end of six days of voting, 74 percent of voters had supported the reforms, […] The post Russian vote to allow Putin reelection appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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UK offers citizenship to Hong Kong nationals

LONDON—Britain on Wednesday extended Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to China’s sweeping new security law for the former UK territory. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement represents the most direct international response to legislation that has been roundly condemned by Western allies. It comes during a London review of its entire […] The post UK offers citizenship to Hong Kong nationals appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Wendy’s, Pizza Hut file for bankruptcy

The largest franchisee in the US filed for bankruptcy. On Wednesday, NPC International, a company that owns and operates more than 1,200 Pizza Hut and nearly 400 Wendy’s restaurants, filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Texas Southern Bankruptcy Court. NPC has struggled financially in recent years, in large part because of the performance of […] The post Wendy’s, Pizza Hut file for bankruptcy appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Customs on alert vs swine flu

The Bureau of Customs is on alert for the possible entry of a new strain of swine flu virus through imported pork and other meat products. All incoming agricultural and other food items, processed food and imported meat products are strictly inspected by the BOC and the Bureaus of Animal Industry, Plant Industry and Fisheries […] The post Customs on alert vs swine flu appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Actor wins ‘largest ever’ Australian defamation payout

Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush won a record multimillion-dollar payout Thursday after an appeal by a Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper against a defamation ruling was thrown out by an Australian court. The Oscar-winner will receive $2 million for lost earnings and compensation after a court rejected an appeal seeking reduced costs and a retrial of the case. […] The post Actor wins ‘largest ever’ Australian defamation payout appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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S. Korean triathlete kills self after coaching abuse

A South Korean triathlete took her own life after enduring years of physical and verbal abuse from coaching staff and having her complaints to sporting authorities allegedly ignored, according to reports. Choi Suk-hyeon, 22, who bagged bronze in the junior women’s event at the 2015 Asian triathlon championships in Taipei, reportedly died at her team […] The post S. Korean triathlete kills self after coaching abuse appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Asia stocks rise as recovery signs offset lockdowns

The developments helped offset a worrying spike in infections in the US, which has led to the reimposition of containment measures that could slow recovery in the world’s top economy, and warnings of worse to come. Hong Kong led the gains on reopening after a one-day break, despite concerns about a new security law imposed […] The post Asia stocks rise as recovery signs offset lockdowns appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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7 Cainta municipal employees infected

Seven personnel of the Cainta Municipal Council and Vice Mayor’s Office were found positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) using rapid tests, the results of which are subject to confirmatory tests, Mayor Kit Nieto bared. The employees have been swabbed for confirmatory tests while Nieto has ordered the disinfection and temporary closure of the whole […] The post 7 Cainta municipal employees infected appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Urea kinks dispelled

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the alleged overpriced fertilizers procured by the Department of Agriculture (DA) is above board in his recent report to Congressional Oversight Committee on the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. “As to the alleged overpricing in the procurement of urea fertilizer, the DA has reported that the centralized fertilizer bidding […] The post Urea kinks dispelled appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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E. Visayas cases breach 500

PALO, Leyte — The Department of Health (DoH) in Eastern Visayas confirmed on Monday that there are 25 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the region, which hiked up the region’s total to 524. The new cases were among the 547 laboratory results released by the Eastern Visayas Regional COVID-19 Testing Center 9 […] The post E. Visayas cases breach 500 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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