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DTI eyes higher fines for violators of Consumer Act

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Trade and Industry is looking to amend provisions in the Consumer Protection Law to protect consumers from fraud, and price and standard irregularities.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

Health workers display placards during a rally outside the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to protest next week's four-country visit of President Barack Obama that includes the Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

Are flower shops in Metro Manila paying the right taxes?

MANILA, Philippines With Flores de Mayo only a week away, the Bureau of Internal Revenue looked into the income tax declarations of the top 10 flower shops in Metro Manila based on a list by lifestyle guide website Spot.ph.

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New York Daily News

Earth Day observed across the world

Get your green on! Earth Day 2014 was marked across the world on April 22, highlighting a need to conserve the planet's natural resources.

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The Day

Philippines fire leaves hundreds homeless

A Filipino boy looks at burned houses Monday after a fire broke out at a slum area in Caloocan city, north of Manila, Philippines.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Manila mayor off to Hong Kong to apologize

MANILA, Philippines The mayor of the Philippine capital says he is flying to Hong Kong to apologize to the family of eight Hong Kong tourists who died in a 2010 bus hostage tragedy in Manila and to offer them compensation.

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ABS-CBN News

PDIC to pay depositors of closed Lingayen rural bank

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation is set to pay depositors of the closed Gulf Bank in Pangasinan starting Friday, April 25. PDIC said the servicing of the deposit insurance claims for the bank's head office will be held on April 25, 28 and 29 at the bank's premises in No.

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ABS-CBN News

How 2016 elections will affect PH business

MANILA, Philippines The entry of a new administration in 2016 will affect businesses due to policies that the new president will adopt, an expert said.

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CBS News

Why are Americans obsessed with Flight 370?

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines,April 8, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

ERC eyes new power rate price cap

MANILA, Philippines The Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed a resolution seeking to set a second layer of price control in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market to prevent excessive rate spikes.

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ABS-CBN News

Truckers hold holiday to oppose Manila truck ban

MANILA, Philippines Truckers under the Aduana Business Club held a truck holiday on Monday to protest Manila's daytime truck ban.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Yolanda-hit farmers get P1-B aid

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Budget and Management has released P1.05 billion for various projects to help farmers recover from super typhoon "Yolanda."

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ABS-CBN News

NGOs offer jobs in Yolanda-hit areas

MANILA, Philippines Several non-government organizations are offering employment opportunities in Central Visayas to help in the rehabilitation and recovery efforts in areas hit by typhoon "Yolanda."

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ABS-CBN News

LPA near Samar may develop into tropical cyclone

MANILA, Philippines A low pressure area has been spotted near Guiuan, Eastern Samar, which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility within 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said on Sunday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Fire razes P2M worth of property in Sampaloc

MANILA, Philippines Ten families are homeless while an estimated P2 million worth of property was damaged when a fire razed a line of apartments at P. Campa Street near Espaa in Sampaloc, Manila early Sunday morning.

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ABS-CBN News

Who gives Bianca Gonzalez financial tips?

MANILA, Philippines When it comes to managing finances, even celebrities seek help from their colleagues who are savvier when it comes to investing.

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ABS-CBN News

How Red Ribbon grew from a small QC bakeshop

MANILA, Philippines Before becoming the household name that it is today, Red Ribbon began its operations as a small bakeshop along Timog, Quezon City in March 1979.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How an ex-fishball vendor became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines From selling fishballs and gulaman outside the Quezon City Hall, businesswoman Grace Gupana is now making millions off of ampalaya capsules.

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Sys-Con Media

The Global IoT & Lower Cost IT

Twitter is fun for me, if for no other reason than I "meet" many wildly interesting people through it.

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The Huffington Post

In The Philippines, Observers Perform Crucifixion Reenactment In Good Friday Ritual

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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