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Typhoon, ASF cause agriculture sector to decline

The Philippine agriculture sector declined by 1.2 percent in 2020 following the consecutive typhoons that hit the country and the still unresolved cases of African swine fever......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance5 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Sun Life assets under management grows to P127 billion

Assets under the management of Sun Life Asset Management Company Inc. rose to P127 billion by the end of 2020 despite the uncertainties and market volatility caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance5 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Jasmine and Glaiza in mind-bending horror movie

Digital platform Upstream is streaming Midnight In a Perfect World, a horror movie starring Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Glaiza de Castro. The film is produced by Globe Studios and Epicmedia Productions—the same team that made the box-office hit Fan Girl, which won eight major awards at the 2020 MMFF......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Movies9 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Boy with leukemia calls for financial assistance

A four-year-old boy from Barangay Abgao, Maasin City, Southern Leyte sincerely calls for financial assistance that will significantly help in supporting his chemotherapy treatment. Braed Marcus Quicho was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) last February 2020. One month before his diagnosis, unsettling symptoms of a disease began to appear. He afterwards appeared pale and […] The post Boy with leukemia calls for financial assistance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Gen. Montejo to BISOC trainees: Be a team player

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Everyone should learn how to be a team player because no man is an island. This was the message of Police Brigadier General Ronnie S. Montejo, regional director of the Police Regional Office 7, to the 160 trainees of class 03-2020 who will be undergoing the Basic Internal Security Office Course […] The post Gen. Montejo to BISOC trainees: Be a team player appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Perlita: Two Argentinian wineries featured in a Netflix movie: What are they?

The movie, released in March 2020, tells the story of a young man who wants to enter the world of wine. In production, wines from.....»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News13 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Trade ends 2020 with some lost ground yet to be recovered

Trade continued their weakness in December to cap 2020 in the negative territory, although last month's slump was milder......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance17 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Pag-asa sa hinaharap

Sa survey ng Social Weather Stations (SWS) noong Nobyembre 2020, 44 porsyento o halos lima sa bawat sampung Pilipino ang naniniwalang gaganda ang kanilang buhay ngayong 2021 sa kabila ng COVID-19 pandemic. Siyam na porsyento naman ang nagsabing lalo pang lalala ang sitwasyon ngayong taon, 36 porsyento ang kumbinsidong walang pagbabago, habang 11 porsyento naman ang walang komento. The post Pag-asa sa hinaharap first appeared on Abante......»»

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Economy sank 9.6% in 2020, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it expects the Philippine economy to rebound 6.6 percent this year, after sinking by an estimated 9.6 percent in 2020 because of the prolonged global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 27th, 2021Related News

Typhoons foil agriculture s rally as pandemic saving grace

A double-whammy of strong typhoons and African swine fever outbreak pulled down farm output in the final 3 months of 2020......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2021Related News

Binibining Pilipinas finally happening, resumes with the National Costume Photo Exhibit

Binibining Pilipinas has formally reopened the postponed 2020 pageant with an onground and online launch of the Binibining Pilipinas National Costume Photo Exhibit on January 22, 2021......»»

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Wall Street dials back from records despite good earnings

NEW YORK, United States — Wall Street indices retreated from records on Tuesday, as traders took a pause despite major US companies reporting good earnings at the end of 2020. Health care and industrial goods manufacturer 3M, which makes N95 face masks that protect against Covid-19, reported higher four-quarter profits and saw sales growing into this […] The post Wall Street dials back from records despite good earnings appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2021Related News

Landbank loans to agriculture reach P238 billion in 2020

State-run Land Bank of the Philippines’ outstanding loans to the agriculture sector reached P237.62 billion in 2020 as it intensified its lending activities and reached out to more farmers and fishers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 27th, 2021Related News

‘Do the math’

The Senate Committee of the Whole’s “inquiry in aid of legislation” on the government’s vaccination program wrapped up its third and last marathon public hearing last week......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 26th, 2021Related News

PSEi tanks below 7,000-mark to a two-month low

Local shares fell below the 7,000 mark on Tuesday to hit a 2-month low as investors stay on the edge of their seats ahead of the much-awaited release of 2020 gross domestic product data......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 26th, 2021Related News

NGO chatbot provides legal advice to more than 9,000 during COVID-19 quarantine

With the string of new ordinances aimed to keep people at home and curb the transmission of the deadly coronavirus enforced for most of 2020, the public has gone online for legal advice on how these new rules affect them and their rights......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 26th, 2021Related News

LIVE: House resumes Cha-cha debates — Day 2

Watch the House hearing LIVE, which will start at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2020......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 26th, 2021Related News

BI: Over 500 illegal aliens nabbed in 2020

Government agents apprehended 510 foreigners for engaging in illegal activities last year, the Bureau of Immigration reported over the weekend......»»

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ASEAN auto sales fell 32% to 2.14m units in 11 months

Automotive sales in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations dropped 32 percent in the first 11 months of 2020 to 2.14 million units from 3.14 million units in the same period in 2019, with the Philippines significantly contributing to the decline, data from the ASEAN Automotive Federation show......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 26th, 2021Related News

Netflix announces record audiences for December, Christmas 2020

Netflix said Monday (Jan 4) that viewership reached record highs in December and Christmas Week in 2020, at the end of an epidemic that saw.....»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2021Related News