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DICT seeks mandatory unlocking of devices for postpaid users

THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is seeking to implement a policy requiring telecommunications companies to unlock mobile devices after a lock-in period......»»

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ADB approves $408-million assistance package for Marawi rehab

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved on Friday a $408-million financial assistance package for the rehabilitation and rebuilding of Marawi City......»»

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PNP on high alert for possible attacks by Reds

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is on high alert for any possible attacks by communist rebels in response to the third extension of martial law in Mindanao......»»

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Faeldon vows to resign if son’s drug links are proven

BUREAU of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Nicanor E. Faeldon promised to step down from his post, if it is proven that his son is involved in illegal drug activities......»»

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Software for Comelec’s election management system ready

ONE software program to be used by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for next year’s midterm elections has already been completed, in time before the release of the list of candidates this month......»»

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Malacañang calls lawmakers’ treatment of Diokno ‘unparliamentary’

MALACAÑANG on Friday slammed lawmakers at the House of Representatives for their “unparliamentary behavior” towards Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno......»»

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No special session for 2019 budget — Palace

MALACAÑANG on Friday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte will no longer call for a special session for Congress to finish its deliberations on the proposed 2019 budget......»»

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Water rates to go up in January

CUSTOMERS served by Metro Manila’s two water concessionaires will notice a slight increase in their bills starting Jan. 1, after the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) approved rate adjustments based on inflation and the movement of the peso against the US dollar......»»

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Wider trade gap seen in 2018, 2019 — BSP

THE central bank expects external trade to balloon to a wider deficit this year and in 2019 as imports are seen to surge faster and as global growth tapers off......»»

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From the Front Page: Trade deficit, halted inflation, ease of business

Your weekly recap of BusinessWorld news......»»

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PHL stock index closes little changed

LOCAL shares ended flat on Friday as market sentiment was dampened by Chinese retail sales and industrial output data showing continued weakness in the world’s second largest economy......»»

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Peso plunges to one-month low on BSP decision

THE PESO slipped to a one-month low on Friday, reacting to the central bank’s decision to keep rates steady and as the dollar picked up across the board in reaction to events in China and Europe......»»

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Economists see RRR cuts as inflation eases

THE CENTRAL BANK may now proceed with planned cuts in bank reserves next year as inflation is sure to go down, bank analysts said......»»

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Filinvest-JG Summit’s Clark airport bid to be endorsed to NEDA

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it will endorse the North Luzon Airport Consortium’s (NLAC) bid to take over the operations and management of Clark International Airport to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) next week......»»

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Comprehensive tax amnesty just a step away from enactment

THE PLANNED TAX AMNESTY program is now up for signing by President Rodrigo R. Duterte after the House of Representatives and the Senate ratified the measure on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively......»»

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BSP sets additional capital buffer for banks

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) has approved a new measure meant to boost banks’ capital to equip them further to weather episodes of financial stress......»»

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The fall and rise of Philippine music

AT THE University of the Philippines Fair early this year, April Hernandez had the lucky role of opening for the popular band IV of Spades. Under the stage name “TheSunManager,” she has just around 3,000 monthly listeners on Spotify while IV of Spades has a following of over a million......»»

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Policy rates steady on inflation view

MONETARY AUTHORITIES held fire on policy rates on Thursday, marking the end of five straight tightening moves this year, amid expectations that inflation will decelerate faster than initially thought......»»

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A Star is Born leads film contenders for SAG awards

LOS ANGELES — Musical drama remake A Star is Born led a wide range of contenders for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Wednesday, landing four nominations, including best movie ensemble......»»

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D& L’s Batangas facility to get PEZA perks

THE planned manufacturing facility of D&L Industries, Inc. (DNL) in Batangas will be entitled to incentives, after getting the green light from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA)......»»

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