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7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

How Pinay who didn't go to school became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines Life's hardships pushed a Filipina entrepreneur beyond her limits, and challenged her to pursue the dreams she had as a child.

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17 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

Amazon bestseller book by Fil-Canadian American to be launched in Vancouver

The #1 book on Amazon's Parenting and Adult-Child Relationships category was written by a Filipina-Canadian-American who enjoys juggling her thriving career and growing family, fundraising for Filipino community events and promoting work-family balance for women.

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21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

SM urges Philippine firms: Think global

MANILA, Philippines SM Investments Corp. is urging Philippine companies to maximize opportunities that may arise from the ASEAN integration in 2015.

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21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Batangas port volumes up 254 pct in H1

MANILA, Philippines Container volume at the Batangas Container Terminal grew by as much as 254 percent as of the second quarter of 2014, sustaining its momentum from a strong first quarter.

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Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

SSS members urged to use mobile text service

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is urging its members to use the Text-SSS service, which allows users to check the status of their contributions, loan payments and benefit claims.

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Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

LRTA Board OKs awarding of LRT extension to MPIC, Ayala

MANILA, Philippines After several delays, the Light Rail Transit Authority has approved the awarding of the P65 billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite extension project to the tandem of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Ayala Corp. LRTA spokesperson Atty.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Court case vs Maynilad, Manila Water seen to scare off investors

The petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking to void the concession agreements of state-owned water regulator Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System with Manila Water Co.

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ABC News

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Patients of Larco Herrera Psychiatric Hospital perform in their own Peruvian Independence Day parade on hospital grounds, in Lima, Peru, July 23, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Manila Water says complaints vs payment center settled

MANILA, Philippines Manila Water Co. Inc. said the complaints lodged against the Expresspay branch in Barangay Wawa, Taguig have already been settled by its accredited payment center ECPay.

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ABS-CBN News

Thousands of brokers, importers risk losing BOC accreditation

MANILA, Philippines With only a week left before the deadline, thousands of importers and brokers have yet to apply for a clearance certificate from the Bureau of Internal Revenue .

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ABS-CBN News

BCDA to bid out lot in Villamor Air Base

MANILA, Philippines The Bases Conversion and Development Authority is set to bid out a 5,000-square meter lot in the Villamor Air Base area.

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ABS-CBN News

RFM H1 income up 10 pct

MANILA, Philippines Food and beverage company RFM Corporation saw an increase in its net income for the first half of the year on the back of improved sales.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston.com

Typhoon Rammasun

Rammasun hit China late last week with winds up to 130 miles per hour -- the strongest typhoon to hit the country in four decades.

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The Charlotte Observer

Abu Sayyaf militants free anti-poverty workers

MANILA, Philippines Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted aid workers in the southern Philippines after the government withheld anti-poverty funds, prompting an impoverished town to pressure the rebels to release the captives, officials said Wednesday.

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ABS-CBN News

DPWH waiting for Palace decision on CALAX bid controversy

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Public Works and Highways is now waiting for a decision from Malacanang on the controversy surrounding the bidding of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway project.

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ABS-CBN News

Malaysia's CIMB eyes banking business in PH

MANILA, Philippines CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia's second largest lender, is keen on setting up a banking business in the Philippines as part of its growth strategy in Southeast Asia in anticipation of the ASEAN integration in 2015.

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ABS-CBN News

Meralco customers warned vs bogus 'bayad centers'

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. has issued a warning against bogus payment centers after receiving several complaints from customers whose payments were not remitted or paid to the power utility.

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ABS-CBN News

PDIC takes over rural bank in Misamis Occidental

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation took over a rural bank in Misamis Occidental on Monday .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABS-CBN News

SSS assets hit P415-billion as of May

MANILA, Philippines The total assets of the Social Security System reached an estimated P415 billion as of May 2014 on the back of a solid financial performance due to investments growth.

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Sun-Star

Tulabut: Backseat

I could only pity the time, talent and treasure that has been put in its airport by both the government and the private sector.

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