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Pilipino Star
Roxas campaign jets got tax exemptionsMar Roxas’ campaign jets are exempt from tens of millions of pesos in value-add
Roxas campaign jets got tax exemptions
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
Mar Roxas’ campaign jets are exempt from tens of millions of pesos in value-added tax, unlike others’ imported aircraft, records show. Billionaire-pals who lend Roxas their jets wangled the tax breaks within just days of request. Yet his Daang... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress leaders mixed on Landbank-DBP mergerMANILA, Philippines - Congress leaders have opposing views on the presidential
Congress leaders mixed on Landbank-DBP merger
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - Congress leaders have opposing views on the presidential order that jumpstarted the merger of the Land Bank of the Philippines and Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP). For House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government releases more than half of budgetMANILA, Philippines - More than half of this year’s national budget were alread
Government releases more than half of budget
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - More than half of this year’s national budget were already released in the first month of 2016, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said. According to its website, 64.2 percent or P1.928 trillion of the P3.002... Read more
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Pilipino Star
For 2015 Bank profits downMANILA, Philippines - Earnings of big banks slipped by more than one percent la
For 2015 Bank profits down
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - Earnings of big banks slipped by more than one percent last year due to lower foreign exchange profits and higher expenses amid intense competition in the banking industry. Preliminary data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Shift to interest rate corridor eyed in AprilMANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is looking at shift
Shift to interest rate corridor eyed in April
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is looking at shifting to an interest rate corridor (IRC) system as early as April this year. “We are looking at April. We will announce in one or two weeks and then we will launch it,” BSP... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New investments on hold in metal sectorMANILA, Philippines - New investments in the Philippine metal industry are on h
New investments on hold in metal sector
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - New investments in the Philippine metal industry are on hold as volatile world prices continue to take their toll among local firms, the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) said. Philexport metals sector... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A neglected sectorIn a developing country blessed with fertile lands and other natural resources,
A neglected sector
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
In a developing country blessed with fertile lands and other natural resources, agriculture should be a key driver of economic growth. Instead, the share of the agriculture sector in economic development is shrinking and agricultural growth has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘LBP-DBP merger may need House approval’MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will look into the legal bas
‘LBP-DBP merger may need House approval’
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will look into the legal basis of Executive Order 198 of President Aquino that merged two state-owned financial institutions, the LandBank of the Philippines (LBP) and the Development Bank of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Indigo Project revives art of traditional dye weavingMANILA, Philippines – Indigo was once widely favored by the local weaving indus
Indigo Project revives art of traditional dye weaving
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – Indigo was once widely favored by the local weaving industry as a traditional way of adding color to fabrics due to its excellent resistance from fading or running. Yet, over the years, this natural dye was pushed to the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy to meet with Disney execsSUNNYLANDS, California – President Aquino will have at least three business mee
Noy to meet with Disney execs
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
SUNNYLANDS, California – President Aquino will have at least three business meetings in Los Angeles – including one with Walt Disney International executives – after he attends the two-day US-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit... Read more
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Orange County Register
9 valentines for O.C. real estateGrowing costs and increasing congestion in Orange County can make numerous folk
9 valentines for O.C. real estate
Orange County Register / Posted 2 minutes ago
Growing costs and increasing congestion in Orange County can make numerous folks rethink their decision to live here. The region’s recent economic success has created both wealth and opportunity – plus numerous financial headaches for many local... Read more
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Orange County Register
Less than a month into filing season, IRS systems breachedCriminals attacked the IRS’ digital systems in an attempt to steal data that co
Less than a month into filing season, IRS systems breached
Orange County Register / Posted 2 minutes ago
Criminals attacked the IRS’ digital systems in an attempt to steal data that could be used to collect fraudulent refunds, the agency announced last week. The incident was the latest in a string of identity theft-related breaches that have been... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from KenyaThis Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. "I k
Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from Kenya
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 minutes ago
This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. "I know the flowers are for giving on Valentine's Day," said Phanice Cherop, a worker at a flower farm in Kenya. "They are very beautiful." On a crisp February morning,... Read more
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examiner.com
Bitcoin growsBitcoin as any young startup has growing pains both in its technology and legal
Bitcoin grows
examiner.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Bitcoin as any young startup has growing pains both in its technology and legal standing. Bitcoin arrived to disrupt the financial transactions of the world when a mysterious individual or individuals known as Satoshi Nakamoto appeared on The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
OPEC members increasingly keen to end oil glut: Nigeria oil ministerABUJA: The mood inside the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (O
OPEC members increasingly keen to end oil glut: Nigeria oil minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
ABUJA: The mood inside the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is shifting from mistrust to a growing consensus that a decision must be reached on how to end the global oil price rout, Nigeria's oil minister told Reuters. Oil... Read more
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Business Spectator
Rio tipped for alumina takeoverSome of the world’s biggest miners are believed to be positioning themselves fo
Rio tipped for alumina takeover
Business Spectator / Posted 9 minutes ago
Some of the world’s biggest miners are believed to be positioning themselves for transformational takeover deals, with speculation mounting that Rio Tinto could be circling Alcoa’s $5 billion alumina business and that the coal giant Glencore is... Read more
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Aliran Online
Bantah TPPA: How can an agreement written by and for US MNCs be good for Malaysia?Surely, Malaysia should be setting its own rules and determining its economic a
Bantah TPPA: How can an agreement written by and for US MNCs be good for Malaysia?
Aliran Online / Posted 14 minutes ago
Surely, Malaysia should be setting its own rules and determining its economic and social policies, development path and laws, says Sevan Doraisamy. Munir Majid claims that opposition against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is “excitable and... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Maximus, Inc.? (MMS)Fundamental analysis reveals that 2016 could be an auspicious time to invest in
Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Maximus, Inc.? (MMS)
Investopedia / Posted 16 minutes ago
Fundamental analysis reveals that 2016 could be an auspicious time to invest in Maximus, Inc. (NYSE: MMS), a company that helps the U.S. government administer health care programs. However, the many unknowns surrounding government's future role in... Read more
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The Financial Express
Gold trend says US Fed made policy mistakeThe very recent period of inverse move occurred during 2013-2015, as speculativ
Gold trend says US Fed made policy mistake
The Financial Express / Posted 17 minutes ago
The very recent period of inverse move occurred during 2013-2015, as speculative flows moved away from hard assets towards financial assets, US Dollar became the currency of choice, and gold became an untouchable. (Reuters) Today, before I delve... Read more
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The Sault Star
Northern banks on online creditNorthern Credit Union's new online line of credit for small businesses is a fir
Northern banks on online credit
The Sault Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
Northern Credit Union's new online line of credit for small businesses is a first in Canada and reflects a new way of doing business for the 59-year-old financial institution. The Sault Ste. Marie-based financial institution wants to attract new... Read more
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Business Standard India
Data portentsThe National Investment and Infrastructure Fund should be geared for economic -
Data portents
Business Standard India / Posted 21 minutes ago
The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund should be geared for economic - not financial - returns Instead of focusing just on the number of foreign agreements signed, the government should consider how to improve their implementation ... The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Corporate stagnationDisquieting decline in India Inc's sales and profitsDisquieting decline in Indi
Corporate stagnation
Business Standard India / Posted 21 minutes ago
Disquieting decline in India Inc's sales and profitsDisquieting decline in India Inc's sales and profitsA review of 2,561 companies that have released results for the third quarter (Q3) of 2015-16 makes for depressing reading. Net... Read more
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Business Standard India
Highway building rose during Apr-Dec 2015The third of a four-part series on core sector looks at highway construction, w
Highway building rose during Apr-Dec 2015
Business Standard India / Posted 21 minutes ago
The third of a four-part series on core sector looks at highway construction, which has seen a 61% increase this year. A total of 3,980 km of highways were built between April and December 2015, and the govt... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Rallying call as ARCHIE Foundation faces final pushPublished: 14/02/2016 16:00 - Updated: 12/02/2016 15:44 David Sutherland takes
Rallying call as ARCHIE Foundation faces final push
The Inverness Courier / Posted 24 minutes ago
Published: 14/02/2016 16:00 - Updated: 12/02/2016 15:44 David Sutherland takes a tour of the new children's unit at Raigmore Hospital with Morrison Construction project manager Gordon Williamson. A RALLYING call has been issued to communities... Read more
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Daily Herald
Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from KenyaNYAHURURU, Kenya -- This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers ca
Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from Kenya
Daily Herald / Posted 24 minutes ago
NYAHURURU, Kenya -- This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. "I know the flowers are for giving on Valentine's Day," said Phanice Cherop, a worker at a flower farm in Kenya. "They are very beautiful." On a crisp... Read more
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New Kerala
Relocate manufacturing to India, Japan urgedMumbai, Feb 14 : Japanese companies should relocate their manufacturing to Indi
Relocate manufacturing to India, Japan urged
New Kerala / Posted 25 minutes ago
Mumbai, Feb 14 : Japanese companies should relocate their manufacturing to India as the only way to strengthen the bilateral partnership, the Indian government said on Sunday. "You have to relocate your manufacturing base into India. This is the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Tsipras chides EU, IMF for reform assessment delay Published: 15 February 2016 12:24 AM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras say
Tsipras chides EU, IMF for reform assessment delay
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 27 minutes ago
Published: 15 February 2016 12:24 AM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the negotiations for Greece's reform plans have taken a step back as the financial institutions heading the talks have... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian tech darlings retain their appear despite downdraftShopify Inc. and Kinaxis Inc. are two of the great emerging Canadian tech succe
Canadian tech darlings retain their appear despite downdraft
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 minutes ago
Shopify Inc. and Kinaxis Inc. are two of the great emerging Canadian tech success stories, and their shares have reflected that. Kinaxis was among the top TSX performers in 2015 with a gain of nearly 150 per cent and Shopify had one of Canada’s most... Read more
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Gazette
Property Market Comment: Mortgage or Cash?WHEN you sell your house where the money comes from on completion day is irrele
Property Market Comment: Mortgage or Cash?
Gazette / Posted 29 minutes ago
WHEN you sell your house where the money comes from on completion day is irrelevant to the seller or is it? Should you accept a lower offer from a cash buyer? Why are cash buyers seen as being stronger buyers? These are very important questions if... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Purchase More Valentine's Card AnnuallyAbuja — Women purchase about eighty-five per cent of an estimated 1.2 billion v
Women Purchase More Valentine's Card Annually
AllAfrica.com / Posted 35 minutes ago
Abuja — Women purchase about eighty-five per cent of an estimated 1.2 billion valentine cards that are sold worldwide annually, Mrs Felicia Bello, the Matron, Landmark University Medical Centre, Omu-Aran, has said. Bello said this at a health... Read more
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