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Swissinfo
China tops export destination ranking for Swiss SMEsPoland, Japan and Germany completed the top 10. The SGE study also ranked expor
Swissinfo / Posted 18 minutes ago
Poland, Japan and Germany completed the top 10. The SGE study also ranked export destinations by region. The ASEAN region (Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia) ranked first followed by the... Read more
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The Manila Times
DTI sees more growth in merchandise exportsThe Philippines’ merchandise exports are expected to continue growing this year
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
The Philippines’ merchandise exports are expected to continue growing this year after posting an 11.68-percent surge in the January-to-October period, an official of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has said. “[The] export sector is a big... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH bitcoin transactions averaging $8M monthlyVirtual currency transactions in the Philippines now average over $8 million pe
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
Virtual currency transactions in the Philippines now average over $8 million per month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. “For the first half of the year, the transactions are about $8.8 million on the average per month,” said Melchor... Read more
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The Manila Times
Auto sales up 16.8% ahead of higher taxesshowrooms, industry data released on Wednesday showed. In a joint report, the
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
showrooms, industry data released on Wednesday showed. In a joint report, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) said they had sold a total of 380,179 units so far in 2017,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Data science gaps28 percent demand growth for data scientists by 2020. There are more than a hun
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
28 percent demand growth for data scientists by 2020. There are more than a hundred job postings for data scientists in the Philippines through various job portals. But more importantly, this profession will witness an unprecedented surge in demand... Read more
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The Manila Times
ADB raises PH growth forecastsremained strong despite moderating slightly from last year. The ADB is the lat
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
remained strong despite moderating slightly from last year. The ADB is the latest to adjust its full-year forecast for the Philippines following the surprisingly strong third quarter result. ING Bank Manila has raised its projection to 6.7 percent... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man beautifully reworks Selena doll to actually look like the Queen of Tejanohis wife, who is a doll-collector. He saw repaints of doll faces, but not cele
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
his wife, who is a doll-collector. He saw repaints of doll faces, but not celebrities. Though Cruz, originally from the Philippines, never took art classes, he learned from watching others and trial and error to perfect his art, then launched... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH AirAsia expects 30% revenue growthPHILIPPINES Air Asia expects revenue next year to be 1.3 times higher than its
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
PHILIPPINES Air Asia expects revenue next year to be 1.3 times higher than its anticipated full-year revenue of P12 billion this year. “One point three billion times 12, for revenues. For next year, about that number,” Philippines AirAsia President... Read more
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The Manila Times
Our decision struggles when we innovatein the field of innovation management and behavioral decision sciences. He is c
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
in the field of innovation management and behavioral decision sciences. He is currently a consultant for MoneyMax.ph, the Philippines’ leading financial comparison website. Tweet us: @MoneyMaxPH, like us on Facebook: MoneyMax.ph, and email your... Read more
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The Manila Times
Dennis Uy eyes more IPOs in 2018fleet to nine. Phoenix Petroleum buys 650K cylinders Meanwhile, Uy said his i
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
fleet to nine. Phoenix Petroleum buys 650K cylinders Meanwhile, Uy said his independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. has acquired more than 600,000 gas cylinders which will be delivered on a programmed basis in... Read more
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The Manila Times
With NPA rebellion used to justify extension, Drilon fears nationwide martial rulethink the reason why the NPA in Mindanao is included is because of the intensit
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
think the reason why the NPA in Mindanao is included is because of the intensity…45 percent of the NPA in the whole Philippines are in Mindanao. And they are creating havoc, especially in eastern Mindanao,” Lorenzana explained. Drilon also... Read more
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The Manila Times
Haribon urges ‘going green’ this Yuletide seasonforests. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to Haribon’s conservation work.
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
forests. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to Haribon’s conservation work. Lush Charity Pot (P485) – Haribon is Lush Philippines’ Charity Pot beneficiary. Get this body lotion from any Lush branch nationwide and support our cause. Proceeds... Read more
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The Manila Times
Congress extends martial lawthese atrocities that compelled the President to declare the NDF-CPP-NPA [Natio
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
these atrocities that compelled the President to declare the NDF-CPP-NPA [National Democratic Front-Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army] as terrorist organization,” he said. DND, AFP thank Congress The Department of National... Read more
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The Borneo Post
AirAsia announces senior leadership changesBijleveld, CEO of AirAsia Thailand; Dendy Kurniawan, CEO of AirAsia Indonesia;
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Bijleveld, CEO of AirAsia Thailand; Dendy Kurniawan, CEO of AirAsia Indonesia; Captain Dexter Comendador, CEO of AirAsia Philippines; Amar Abrol, CEO of AirAsia India and Osamu Hata, CEO of AirAsia Japan – all of whom report directly to Bo... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte on martial law: ‘All options on the table’to deal security threats, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, as he ra
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
to deal security threats, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, as he raised the prospect of placing the entire Philippines under martial law. The President thanked Congress for extending martial rule and said his “only consideration”... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Business and human rightsrelatively minor or incremental improvements are relevant. In the context of th
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
relatively minor or incremental improvements are relevant. In the context of the relationship between Germany and the Philippines there is some good news in that respect. The social security agreement between both countries has been approved... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Overhaul archaic road lawsindustry, public works and highways, and the office of the court administrator
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
industry, public works and highways, and the office of the court administrator at the Supreme Court, the University of the Philippines Law Center, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Discussions over pandesaltax reform is a must in order to process the Build Build Build projects of the
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
tax reform is a must in order to process the Build Build Build projects of the government. If we are to compare the Philippines to a corporation, we can consider taxes as equity from its shareholders which are the Filipinos. The government... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Eugene goes dramatic in PETA playMANILA, Philippines — Eugene Domingo is a product of the University of the Phil
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Eugene Domingo is a product of the University of the Philippines’ Dulaang UP, where she honed her craft, trained by directors like Tony Mabesa and Alex Cortez, and showcased her acting skills in contemporary Filipino plays as... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Stocks inch up despite thin tradesMANILA, Philippines — Philippine shares posted minimal gains yesterday as inves
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine shares posted minimal gains yesterday as investors remained on the sidelines due to factors such as the US Federal Reserve meeting and the pending ratification of the tax bill, analysts said. The benchmark Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FAO calls for more food investments in MindanaoMANILA, Philippines — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Natio
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling for increased investments in the country, particularly in Mindanao, to address food security, rural development, resilience-building and peace in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dennis Uy’s growing empireincrease, he adds. “This long overdue increase in the coal excise tax is a wel
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
increase, he adds. “This long overdue increase in the coal excise tax is a welcome start in signaling investors that the Philippines is ready to transition to cheaper and more reliable energy which happens to be cleaner.” But Constantino is... Read more
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Pilipino Star
TDF auction size cut by halfMANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the term depos
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the term deposit auction facility (TDF) next week would only offer seven-day term deposits due to tight market conditions as banks prepare for higher demand for cash during the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Jetro vows to boost Philippine-Japan economic tiesMANILA, Philippines — The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has vowed t
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has vowed to further boost trade and investment cooperation between Manila and Tokyo, the Department of Finance (DOF) said yesterday. Citing a letter sent by JETRO executive vice... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Wanted: Champion for a savings revolutionThe Philippines continues to have one of the lowest savings rates in the region
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
The Philippines continues to have one of the lowest savings rates in the region, caused by a mix of a higher poverty rate spread over a wider population, lack of values that inculcate savings, and the poor availability of savings facilities outside... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Taekwondo body confers rare award to Monsour del RosarioMANILA, Philippines — Former taekwondo champion and now Makati Rep. Monsour del
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Former taekwondo champion and now Makati Rep. Monsour del Rosario has achieved a rare distinction when he was recently conferred the 2017 “Award for a Proud Taekwondo” by Kukkiwon, the sport’s governing body. The award is the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Blaze Spikers go for the kill, crownMANILA, Philippines — One blazing finish to claim No. 2. After dishing out a n
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — One blazing finish to claim No. 2. After dishing out a near-impeccable game to overwhelm F2 Logistics in Game One, Petron vows to come out ever stronger and fiercer in tonight’s Game Two of the Chooks to Go Philippine Superliga... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ADB upgrades Philippine growth outlookMANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised its growth fo
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised its growth forecast for the Philippines to 6.7 percent this year and 6.8 percent in 2018, citing strong household consumption, manageable inflation and infrastructure investment. In a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kiyomi Watanabe vies vs elite field in world judo mastersMANILA, Philippines — Fil-Japanese Olympics aspirant Kiyomi Watanabe will pit s
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Fil-Japanese Olympics aspirant Kiyomi Watanabe will pit skills with elite judokas in the prestigious International Judo Federation (IJF) World Masters, an invite-only competition set this weekend in St. Petersburg,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipino art in FIBA treasure trovethe Hall of Fame. The early candidate would be the late Caloy Loyzaga who was t
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
the Hall of Fame. The early candidate would be the late Caloy Loyzaga who was the second leading scorer at the 1954 Rio de Janeiro World Cup where the Philippines took third place, the highest finish ever by an Asian country in the quadrennial ev... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Explain goals, produce resultsto worried foreign governments. The United States promptly provided missiles an
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
to worried foreign governments. The United States promptly provided missiles and other weaponry to the Armed Forces of the Philippines while Australia deployed surveillance equipment. Later, China donated guns to the AFP. It took five months and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
All’s swell but not well in PBA43rd season MANILA, Philippines — The show will go on. With all 12 teams repr
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
43rd season MANILA, Philippines — The show will go on. With all 12 teams represented, the PBA looked forward to its 43rd season which it launched under a fragile veneer of unity yesterday at the Golden Ballroom of Okada Manila. “This will be a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More Filipinos see better life, economy in 2018 – SWSMANILA, Philippines — More Filipinos are optimistic that their personal quality
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — More Filipinos are optimistic that their personal quality of life and the economy will get better in 2018, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in its latest survey. Forty-seven percent of Filipino adults expect their lives... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte to journalists: I am not your enemyMANILA, Philippines — Despite the negative publicity his administration has bee
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Despite the negative publicity his administration has been getting, especially on the issue of extrajudicial killing, President Duterte told the media the other night that he trusts and respects freedom of the press. Duterte... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chief Justice Sereno unfazed by SC colleagues’ testimoniesMANILA, Philippines — The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is unfazed
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is unfazed by the testimonies of her Supreme Court (SC) colleagues in the impeachment proceedings against her in the House of Representatives. In a statement yesterday, Sereno’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Impeach rap filed vs Ombudsman Morales; no endorserMANILA, Philippines — The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and ot
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and other critics of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales yesterday filed an impeachment complaint against her at the House of Representatives. The VACC and other critics of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Extension has no factual, constitutional basis’MANILA, Philippines — Amid an overwhelming number of votes that affirmed the on
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Amid an overwhelming number of votes that affirmed the one-year extension of martial law and suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, opposition Rep. Edcel Lagman of Albay decried what he described as the “cavalier... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bato dela Rosa gets 3 more months before BuCor postMANILA, Philippines — President Duterte will extend the term of Philippine Nati
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte will extend the term of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa by two to three months before naming him as director of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). Duterte said Dela... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Urduja to bring rains over Bicol, VisayasMANILA, Philippines — The state weather bureau warned residents of the Bicol re
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The state weather bureau warned residents of the Bicol region and Eastern Visayas to brace for possible flashfloods and landslides as Tropical Depression Urduja maintained its strength and continued to approach Samar Island. As... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No one to blame for dengue vaccine mess – DuterteMANILA, Philippines — President Duterte is not passing judgment on anyone with
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte is not passing judgment on anyone with regard to the Dengvaxia vaccine mess but is hopeful that the truth about the controversy will come out. This developed as former president Benigno Aquino III said he... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress votes overwhelmingly for one year of martial lawMANILA, Philippines — As expected, the administration-dominated Senate and Hous
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — As expected, the administration-dominated Senate and House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved yesterday President Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao by one year. As contained in Joint Resolution No. 13,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte won’t rule out nationwide martial lawMANILA, Philippines — Martial law in Mindanao can be expanded outside the regio
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Martial law in Mindanao can be expanded outside the region if enemies of the state converge and consolidate forces to topple the government, President Duterte said last night, with a warning to terrorists and rebels that the... Read more
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Sun Star
23 countries to join 11th Cebu MarathonKingdom, Hongkong, Indonesia, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Polan
Sun Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Kingdom, Hongkong, Indonesia, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Singapore, Taiwan, USA, and Philippines. “We have 1,800 participants listed in the 42K and 2,000 runners in the 21K. The two categories are already... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fil-Am composer, Kevin Spacey replacement, record-holder actress among Golden Globe nomineescitations. In television, HBO’s “Big Little Lies” bagged the most nods. The G
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
citations. In television, HBO’s “Big Little Lies” bagged the most nods. The Golden Globes will be broadcast live in the Philippines from the United States on Monday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. on Blue Ant Entertainment, which is available on SKYcable... Read more
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Starmometer
‘Jeepers Creepers 3’ – Third Time’s The Charmon its own. Here are the stars of “Jeepers Creepers 3”: Written and directed
Starmometer / Posted 4 hours ago
on its own. Here are the stars of “Jeepers Creepers 3”: Written and directed by Victor Salva and distributed in the Philippines by VIVA International Pictures, “Jeepers Creepers 3” is set top open in cinemas nationwide on January 8,... Read more
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Philboxing
Melindo hopes to keep dream alivetwo-division world champion Hekkie Budler as his first title defense. During s
Philboxing / Posted 4 hours ago
two-division world champion Hekkie Budler as his first title defense. During simultaneous press conferences held in the Philippines and Japan last November 17, both Melindo and Taguchi expressed their excitement in the upcoming fight. In a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dalmore whisky auctioned off at P7.7 Min 1868, 1878, 1926 and 1939. Christopher Munro, head of Christie’s London win
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
in 1868, 1878, 1926 and 1939. Christopher Munro, head of Christie’s London wine department, described the amount paid as “astonishing.” In the Philippines, Dalmore’s flagship store is located at Uptown Parade in Bonifacio Global City. ADVERTISEM... Read more
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Sun Star
NPA-infested areas pose threats to DSWD workersthat the NPA has declared it as their municipality and they could not enter the
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
that the NPA has declared it as their municipality and they could not enter there as suggested by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Duron said there were more than 700 Indigenous People (IPs) that were supposed to be validated but did... Read more
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Sun Star
Maritime council creation laudedvice chair, and Public Safety and Security Command Center as the secretariat.
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
vice chair, and Public Safety and Security Command Center as the secretariat. Council members include Armed Forces of the Philippines Eastern Mindanao Command, Davao City Police Office, Regional Maritime Unit 11, Naval Forces of Eastern Mindanao,... Read more
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Sun Star
Local leaders, security officers laud ML extensionand the Senate. Cheering on the extension are the Davao-based military officer
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
and the Senate. Cheering on the extension are the Davao-based military officers. “We as member of Armed Forces of the Philippines support the policy statement of the President, who is our Commander-in-chief. We will abide all the directives of... Read more
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