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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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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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The San Diego Union-Tribune

China's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing

A fisherman walks past anchored boats in a reflection of clouds from approaching Typhoon Matmo on the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Why private sector should invest in disaster preparedness

MANILA, Philippines The private sector is being urged to take on a bigger role in helping government prepare for disasters.

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NLEX-SLEX connector road faces further delays

MANILA, Philippines The toll road project connecting the North and South Luzon expressways faces further delays due to legal issues raised by the Department of Justice .

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Delfin Lee asks SC for temporary liberty

MANILA, Philippines Detained businessman Delfin Lee is asking the Supreme Court for an early resolution on his petition questioning his arrest and detention for syndicated estafa.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Designing la Revolucion Filipina and Elias

Manila, Philippines -- LA REVOLUCION FILIPINA, one of Ballet Philippines ' landmark productions, returns to the Cultural Center of the Philippines ' Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo from Friday, July 25 to Sunday, July 27, to kick off the ballet company's 45 th season, and to commemorate the 150 th birth anniversary of Philippine revolutionary hero ... (more)

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Jessie J receives 4X platinum award

MANILA, Philippines - Award-winning ex-bisexual local singer-songwriter, Jessie J , conquered Manila and performed for all her Filipino Heartbeats fans last July 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, singing her hits including Do It Like a Dude, Laserlight, Domino, and ending the night by performing the all-time favorite, Price Tag.

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The Charlotte Observer

Philippine leader hit with impeachment complaint

MANILA, Philippines Twenty-eight people, including prominent activists and a retired Catholic bishop, filed an impeachment complaint Monday against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for his implementation of a major economic stimulus program that the Supreme Court has declared partly unconstitutional.

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ABS-CBN News

The most chosen consumer brand in the Philippines is...

MANILA, Philippines A noodle brand has taken the top spot as the country's most chosen consumer brand based on a ranking by Kantar Worldpanel.

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BOC misses revenue collection target in June

MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Customs missed its revenue collection target for June, despite seeing a growth of 17.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

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