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Security Bank grows balance sheet by 34%

Security Bank Corporation (PSE: SECB) reported 34% growth in total resources to P348 billion at the end of 2013 versus the prior year. Loans...
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PHL medical tourism needs a boost

The Philippines needs to boost its medical tourism industry to get a bigger share in the regional medical tourism marketOscar Picazo, senior research consultant...
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FDA warns against false claims on alkaline, oxygenated water

As more stalls that sell equipment or devices that claim to turn tap or bottled water into “alkaline” or “oxygenated” water continue to proliferate,...
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Dell adds new models in workstation

Dell Inc. has added new models in its workstation and Poweredge portfolio as it started the year by launching Dell Precision M3800 and Dell...
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IN 2013: CebPac flies 14.4 M passengers

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) flew 14.4 million passengers in 2013, an increase of 8.3% over 13.3 million passengers flown in...
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Euro nations ‘worried’ by emerging markets

Eurozone countries are “worried” by the problems hitting emerging economies but do not believe there is a risk of contagion.Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the head of...
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TM sustains stronghold in prepaid with 23% growth in subscriber base

TM, Globe Telecom’s value brand sustains its stronghold in the prepaid market amidst a maturing mobile industry after recording a 23% growth in subscriber...
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Capital goods keeping imports growth afloat

The higher import value of capital goods bolstered the country’s import performance in November 2013, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).This...
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DOLE, DOST sign agreement for technology-driven livelihood

Government agencies eyed technology-driven and resource based livelihood to combat economic shocks of man-made and natural calamities. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)...
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LGU asked to support startup companies

A member of the city’s community of startup companies said the city could benefit from supporting startup companies, especially since some of them are...