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Local news for Manila, Philippines continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

BDO ATMs to undergo maintenance, upgrade

MANILA, Philippines BDO Unibank Inc. announced on Friday that several services will not be available late Monday, August 25 to early Tuesday, August 26 due to a scheduled maintenance and upgrade activity.

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6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Armed woman stopped at Philippine president's home

MANILA, Philippines >> A woman armed with a pistol tried to enter the Philippine presidential palace Friday and demanded to see President Benigno Aquino III, security officials said.

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10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Image of Asia: Zoo honors Philippine heroes

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, Japanese koi swim under paddling ducks at a zoo in the Philippines.

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10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

RPN to be renamed Aliw Channel; to focus on business

MANILA, Philippines Solar TV will soon change its name and logo following the acquisition of BusinessMirror owner Antonio Cabangon-Chua of a 34-percent stake in RPN-9, held by Solar TV's Willy Tieng.

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10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PH economy seen to grow faster in Q2

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine economy could have expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter compared to the 5.7 percent growth in the first quarter, several international banks said.

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11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PH economy seen to grow faster in Q2

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine economy could have expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter compared to the 5.7 percent growth in the first quarter, several international banks said.

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13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

RPN to be renamed Aliw Channel; to focus on business

MANILA, Philippines Solar TV will soon change its name and logo following the acquisition of BusinessMirror owner Antonio Cabangon-Chua of a 34-percent stake in RPN-9, held by Solar TV's Willy Tieng.

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13 hrs ago | SFGate

Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

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13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Globe eyes more growth in mobile data

MANILA, Philippines Globe Telecom is seeing continued growth in data services in the country, which is why the Ayala-led telecommunications firm will further boost investments in this segment.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Why Philippines should gear up for ASEAN integration

MANILA, Philippines The country's economic goals will be easier to attain if it takes advantage of the incentives and benefits of the ASEAN integration by 2016, president of the Management Association of the Philippines Greg Navarro said.

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Prices of imported frozen goods rise

MANILA, Philippines Prices of non-essential, imported frozen goods have gone up by an average of P2 to P10 per pack as observed by supermarket owners.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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INS Sahyadri reaches Philippines to enhance naval ties

The Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri arrived in Manila, Philippines Wednesday and made a courtesy port call to reinforce naval ties, a defence ministry statement said.

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Reggie Watts And Greenpeace Want You To #ClickClean

A new series of Greenpeace videos featuring comedian Reggie Watts wants you to help encourage Internet companies to switch to renewable energy.

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DOTC pursues MRT upgrade

MANILA, Philippines Days after the Department of Transportation and Communications concluded that the recent accident at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 was caused by human error, the agency said it is now pursuing measures to upgrade the mass transit system.

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ABS-CBN News

DOTC hit for hiring contractual MRT crew

MANILA, Philippines The National Youth Commission has criticized the Department of Transportation and Communications for not employing regular workers for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 .

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DOF: Lower inflation unlikely to affect PH growth

MANILA, Philippines The expected slower consumer price increases in 2015 will unlikely dampen the country's economic growth, Finance Undersecretary and chief economist Gil Beltran said.

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Petilla insists on emergency powers to avert crisis

MANILA, Philippines President Aquino has not yet closed the door on the possibility of seeking emergency powers to solve the expected crisis or deficiency in power supply.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

DOF open to review proposed income tax adjustments

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Finance is open to studying the proposal to lower individual income taxes in the country, which are currently the highest in the ASEAN region.

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Visayas power grid gets additional 82 megawatts

MANILA, Philippines The Visayas region will receive an additional 82-megawatts to boost the existing capacity of the grid in efforts to address a possible shortfall of supply.

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Andrew Tan's Alliance Global posts flat H1 profit

MANILA, Philippines Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Group Inc. posted flat earnings in the first half of the year, only up 1.2 percent from the same period last year.

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