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5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

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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9 hrs ago | Switched

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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16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

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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16 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

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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19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

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

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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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ERC sees power rate hike to avert crisis

MANILA, Philippines The Energy Regulatory Commission said solutions seen to avert a potential energy crisis in the country will mean a spike in the cost of electricity charged to consumers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

More than 500 buses set to use Alabang bus hub

MANILA, Philippines More than 500 buses from Southern Luzon, Bicol and Visayas are set to use the South Station in Alabang, Muntinlupa.

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Port operations seen to normalize by 2015

MANILA, Philippines Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo said congestion at the port of Manila has begun to ease after several measures were implemented.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Rabbit Hole by Red Turnip Theater

Husband and wife Howie and Becca have everything they could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down, and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart.

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The Charlotte Observer

Philippines protests Chinese 'sovereignty patrols'

MANILA, Philippines The Philippines will file a new diplomatic protest with China complaining about frequent patrols by Chinese ships in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday.

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Lucio Co's hike in PBCom stake to boost Puregold

MANILA, Philippines Lucio Co's move to become the controlling shareholder in the Philippine Bank of Communications will likely boost the operations of Puregold as well as Co's other consumer businesses, an analyst from Maybank ATR Kim Eng said.

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More NFA rice arrive from Vietnam

MANILA, Philippines Around 890,000 sacks of National Food Authority rice on Monday arrived at the Manila Harbor Center from Vietnam to augment the supply of rice in the country.

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Japanese shipbuilder to boost production, jobs in Cebu

Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu Inc. president Hitoshi Kono, Philippine Economic Zone Authority director general Lilia de Lima, and Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co.

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Oil firms slash diesel, kerosene prices

MANILA, Philippines Several oil firms have announced that they will reduce prices of its diesel and kerosene products on Tuesday, August 19. Pilipinas Shell and SEAOIL said diesel prices will be slashed by P0.40 per liter while kerosene will be cut by P0.35 per liter effective 12:01 a.m. Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, on the other hand, will lower ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Cedar Falls' CBE Companies to open 7th location in Texas

In addition to its headquarters in Cedar Falls, CBE also has two offices in Waterloo as well as offices in Overland Park, Kansas; Haverhill, Massachusetts; and Manila, Philippines.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How 'My Puhunan' helped aspiring entrepreneurs

MANILA, Philippines In less than a year after "My Puhunan" helped several aspiring entrepreneurs start their own businesses, positive changes were already seen in their lives.

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