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Imported auto sales up 8.9% to 15,857 units in first quarter

The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors Inc. said Tuesday sales by member companies increased 8.9 percent in the first quarter to 15,857 units from 14,554 vehicles in the same period last year on low base effect caused by the first quarantine lockdown......»»

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SEC clears Monde Nissin& rsquo;s P72-b initial public offering

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it approved the P72.45-billion initial public offering of global food company Monde Nissin Corp......»»

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ROBINSON LAND CORPORATION and ALTUS PROPERTY VENTURES INC: Notice of Annual Meeting of the Stockholders

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the following companies (the “Companies”) will be held on May 13, 2021 at the time and place as stated below. In light of current conditions and in support of the efforts to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, stockholders may only attend the meetings via remote communications at the livestream links specified below:.....»»

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ROBINSONS RETAIL HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of Annual Meeting of Stakeholders

ROBINSONS RETAIL HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of Annual Meeting of Stakeholders.....»»

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Globe starts implementing mobile number portability

Globe Telecom Inc. said Wednesday it is implementing mobile number portability within its network ahead of the September 30 target under the new law......»»

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DTI expects over 1m business registrations this year

New business name registrations may exceed 1 million this year, according to the Department of Trade and Industry.....»»

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DoubleDragon to launch three hotels this year

DoubleDragon Properties Corp. plans to launch three hotel projects this year that are expected to generate up to P11 billion in revenues......»»

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First Gen to supply 6.7 MW of clean energy to Megaworld

First Gen Corp. said it will supply 6.7 megawatts of clean energy to property developer Megaworld Corp. for its four upscale township and office tower projects in Taguig City......»»

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Volkswagen brings T-Cross subcompact SUV to PH

Volkswagen Philippines is bringing one of the brand’s best-selling and popular models to the Philippines to improve the local line-up and expand its presence in the local automotive sector......»»

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PAL to launch travel pass app

Philippine Airlines said Wednesday it will launch the Travel Pass mobile app of the International Air Transport Association to help international passengers manage COVID-era health requirements for safer and more convenient travel experience......»»

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Super League doomed as English clubs pull out

London -- The proposed European Super League appeared dead in the water on Wednesday after all six English clubs withdrew following a furious backlash from fans and threats from football authorities......»»

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Joints for jabs : free marijuana for vaccinated New Yorkers

New Yorkers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 were able to get an unlikely freebie Tuesday: a marijuana joint......»»

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Chile vets accused of using dog coronavirus vaccines on people

Two veterinarians in Chile are under investigation for allegedly giving dog coronavirus vaccines to at least 75 people in the months before human jabs arrived in the country, health officials said Tuesday......»»

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South Korea court dismisses comfort women case against Japan

A South Korean court on Wednesday dismissed a case brought by a handful of World War II sex slaves and their families against the Japanese government, citing Tokyo's "sovereign immunity", reports said......»»

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Mass pro-Navalny protests planned as Putin addresses Russia

Vladimir Putin delivers a state of the nation address on Wednesday as Russia deals with a crisis in ties with the West and faces calls for mass protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny......»»

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Ex-policeman Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd s murder

Minneapolis -- Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted Tuesday of murdering African-American George Floyd after a racially charged trial seen as a pivotal test of police accountability in the United States......»»

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In Brazil, graveyard shift reveals staggering cost of pandemic

In almost three decades of working in Sao Paulo's largest cemetery, the oldest gravediggers can't remember performing more than 10 night burials......»»

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Taiwan s worst drought in decades deepens chip shortage jitters

In the foothills of Taiwan's mountainous spine, reservoirs are running dry as the island experiences its worst drought in decades -- a crisis that risks deepening an already acute global semiconductor shortage......»»

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Virus surge to delay Olympics fan decision till June: reports

Tokyo Olympics organisers may put off an announcement on how many fans can attend until June, media reported Wednesday, as surging coronavirus infections play havoc with preparations......»»

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Black teenager shot dead by US police in Ohio

Police in the US state of Ohio fatally shot a Black teenager who appeared to be lunging at another person with a knife, less than an hour before former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd......»»

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