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COA urged to review DND s cybersecurity funds

"Hindi talaga maliwanag kung saan napupunta ang cybersecurity fund. Hindi maliwanag kung saan nga ba ginagamit ang kaban ng bayan. I flagged this amount because we want specifics. We want to make sure DND is spending the P500M wisely," Hontiveros said......»»

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Jollibee hikes stake in Tim Ho Wan in pandemic rebound strategy

The transaction worth SGD36.3 million or $26.7 million will be paid for “in cash” and is targeted completed by October 30. Once completed, Jollibee’s interest in Titan Dining will rise to 85% from the current 60%......»»

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Power poles blocking widened roads irk senators

While billions of pesos are allotted to road building each year, little is done to remove electric posts blocking the way......»»

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Philippines seen missing goal to energize entire archipelago

Energy officials said the health crisis has delayed the rollout of projects electrifying far-flung rural areas and a bigger project that connects Visayas and Mindanao grid to Luzon to prevent blackouts that deter business......»»

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Skyway 3 to open for free ahead of holidays in December

The tollway will be free for use for a month......»»

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US grants third aid in 2 months to Philippines, this time for calamities

The grant will finance training for faster evacuation, early warning systems, and quicker delivery of relief to affected communities, while ensuring health protocols like social distancing are observed. .....»»

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Stocks surge as index tops 6,000

The stock market surged Monday on the possible easing of quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila by next month as COVID-19 cases plateaued in the past few days......»»

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San Miguel rolls out bicycle program

San Miguel Corp. said Monday it rolled out a bicycle program for employees to provide an alternative mode of transportation amid the limited public transportation......»»

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Bangko Sentral ready to tweak policy stance

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said the benign inflation environment provides monetary authorities enough space to tweak the policy stance if warranted during the pandemic......»»

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AC Energy to build solar project in India

Ayala Corp.’s energy unit, AC Energy Inc., said Monday it will expand its renewable energy footprint in India with the development of the 70-MW Paryapt solar project, its second solar investment in the country......»»

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First Gen donates P33m to complete Pantabangan water supply

First Gen Hydro Power Corp. of the Lopez Group pledged P33 million in financial support to help the local government of Pantabangan in Nueva Ecija complete the town’s water supply and distribution system......»»

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Pag-IBIG Fund& rsquo;s loan restructuring offers six months of payment relief

Pag-IBIG Fund said it is offering up to six months of payment relief, more affordable amortization and waived penalties under a special restructuring program to help home loan borrowers cope with the impact of the pandemic, top executives said Monday......»»

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Globe okays $300-m budget for launching of fiber network

Globe Telecom Inc. said Monday it is spending $300 million this year to aggressively roll out fiber-to-homes network nationwide......»»

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ATN bags deal to supply materials for North-South railway

ATN Holdings Inc., a diversified holding company, said Monday it bagged a contract to supply rock aggregates for the first phase of the 148-kilometer North-South Commuter Railway project......»»

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Mitsubishi PH to downsize operations, lay off workers

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp., one of the two car assemblers participating in the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy program, is scaling down its local operations and laying off about 100 employees, a labor group said Monday......»»

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American Airlines to restart 737 MAX flights in December

American Airlines says it plans to begin flying the Boeing 737 MAX again in December, assuming the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) allows the plan to resume service, the carrier confirmed on Monday......»»

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FMIC sees slower Q3 economic decline

A slower decline in economic output of not more than five percent can be expected in the third quarter of the year as signs of recovery continue to be seen in the industry sector, said the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group......»»

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BOC issues rules on negotiated sale of goods

The Bureau of Customs has issued the guidelines on the disposition of abandoned and forfeited goods through negotiated sale......»»

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Understanding consultant vs contractor

In this time of uncertainty, COVID-19 continues to impact the public and private sectors and the way they operate......»»

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Learning continuity while pandemic rages

In these extraordinary times when a pandemic is raging, sending back 22 million Filipino public school students to school even if under a hybrid or blended scheme can already be considered a feat no matter if the quality of learning may likely be compromised......»»

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