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Neda sees higher  Q3 GDP growth

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

High government spending and export growth are expected to boost GDP growth in the third quarter of the year, according to the National...

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PPA says holiday season port congestion unlikely this year

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

CONGESTION at the Manila ports would be highly unlikely during the holiday season, with yard utilization expected to hover below the...

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NTC backs bill to reclassify broadband as ‘basic service’

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has backed the passage of a bill that would classify broadband access as a “basic...

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Solon proposes creation of national coffee board 

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

A deputy speaker of the House of Representatives is pushing for the passage of a measure seeking to revitalize the coffee industry. In...

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BOI eyeing ‘substantial’ subsidy for PUV modernization program

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

The Board of Investments (BOI) may invest on so-called fixed assets, such as manufacturing or painting facilities, to buttress government...

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Jan-Aug infra spending up 11.9%–DBM

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in Business, Economy | 0 comments

By Jovee Marie N. dela Cruz & Rea Cu Infrastructure spending in January to August this year expanded by 11.9 percent to P337.6...

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