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DA reviews tariff cut for yellow corn

The Department of Agriculture has created a technical working group to study possible reforms in the tariffs of imported yellow corn in a bid to provide a lower and steady supply of the commodity to farmers who use it for animal feeds......»»

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Globe among world’s most socially responsible firms

Globe Telecom Inc. has maintained its status as among the world’s most socially and environmentally responsible companies......»»

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FEF: Exclude telcos as public utilities

The Foundation for Economic Freedom is supporting the exclusion of telcos from what are considered public utilities under the proposed amendments to the Public Service Act as part of efforts to encourage greater competition in the sector......»»

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Inexcusable delay

In a few days, the entire National Capital Region will be placed once again under enhanced community quarantine, which means that a number of businesses will have to reduce capacities, if not close altogether, for two weeks......»»

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More PLDT clients upgraded to fiber

Integrated telco PLDT Inc. has made significant strides in its efforts to upgrade copper connections to fiber this year......»»

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A leader worth following

A story tells of a highly decorated group of military leaders who succeed in building a computer that can solve any strategic or tactical problem. It will be a great tool to help them make decisions......»»

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Insured deposits drop to all-time low in Q1

Insured accounts in local banks sank to an all-time low of 20.3 percent in the first quarter despite the increase in deposits made during the period......»»

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Bank lending to MSMEs climbs to P184 billion in June

Loans extended by banks to micro, small, and medium enterprises, which are used as compliance to the reserve requirement ratio, reached P183.9 billion as of mid-June, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

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PRA brings back Philippine’s biggest retail gathering

The National Retail Conference and Stores Asia Expo, the biggest and most important retail industry event in the Philippines, is coming back for its 27th edition on Aug. 12 and 13 to help local retailers reboot and emerge stronger from the impact of the pandemic......»»

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Exporters seek deferment of higher cargo handling fees

The Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. and Export Development Council want the Philippine Ports Authority to defer approval of the proposed hike in cargo handling tariff and passenger terminal fee at the Manila North Port......»»

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Economists contradict BSP on July inflation movement

Most economists are convinced inflation eased further in July and returned within the two to four percent target of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

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KFC starts employee vaccination program

Fast-food chain KFC has started the vaccination program for its officers and employees last July 23 at its head office in Roces, Quezon City......»»

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Banks tell clients to be vigilant vs cybercriminals

The banking public should remain vigilant amid the increasing number of online fraud such as phishing and other cybercrimes amid the pandemic......»»

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Foreign investments in health care urged

The Philippines should lure more foreign investments in the healthcare system as the country continues to fall behind in Southeast Asia......»»

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Decline in factory prices slower in June

Factory gate prices declined at a slower pace in June as increments have been recorded in the majority of industry groups, the Philippine Statistics Authority said......»»

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Small retailers, consumers warned on fake cigarettes

The Federation of Philippine Industries has warned small retailers such as sari-sari stores and consumers against patronizing illegal cigarettes as they face charges and penalties including jail time......»»

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Converge ICT now offers fiber TV as add-on service

Converge ICT Solutions Inc. has teamed up with affiliate cable company Pacific Kabelnet Holding Co. Inc. to introduce a new add-on offering for its customers that will provide an all-in-one home entertainment service......»»

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Metro Manila office vacancy rises to 15.6%

Office vacancy in the Metro Manila market is seen to further increase to as high as 15.6 percent by the end of the year as firms continue to rationalize and pre-terminate office space, a property services firm said......»»

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We have to do our part

In his first State of the Nation address in 2016, President Duterte said that his fight against criminality, illegal drugs, and corruption would be relentless and sustained, and that for those who have valid reasons to complain about graft and corruption, the gates of Malacanang would be open......»»

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What is a social object?

Keith Reynolds, a contributing columnist for Mark Schaffer’s web page, talks to us about social objects......»»

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