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Development players tackle Mindanao agenda in upcoming Davao conference

International development partners making up the country’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) agencies are set to convene here next week to discuss ways to better...
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BoC now watching smuggled cigarets, liquor via ‘backdoor’

With the “sin tax” law now in effect, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and maritime law enforcement agencies here have tightened their monitoring on...
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PHL ’12 BOP surplus hits US$ 9.24 billion

The Philippines registered a US$ 9.24 billion balance of payment (BOP) surplus in 2012 exceeding the US$ 6.8 billion target for the year.The BOP...
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SSS-DILG deal on business permit issuance for protection of workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has renewed its partnership with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to strengthen the monitoring of businesses’...
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SAP AG delivers real-time insight, extended planning

SAP AG today announced new solutions to fast track retailers onto real-time analytics. The SAP Planning for Retail rapid-deployment solution enables real-time demand-driven forecasting...
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Customs bureau inutile: Fails to crack down on smuggling of rice, other agricultural...

Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño yesterday called on the Aquino administration to “seriously address the call of local food and meat producers to stop the smuggling...
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To expand economic cooperation Japan eyes more nurses, caregivers

Visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday announced that Japan will be accepting more Filipino nurses and caregivers as part of Manila and...
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SSS grants P2-B calamity relief to members, pensioners in 2012

The Social Security System (SSS) has granted over P2 billion through its calamity relief programs to about 134,000 affected members and pensioners all over...
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Inflation in 2012 down from previous year, within target

Full year 2012 inflation averaged 3.2 percent despite headline inflation slightly picking up to 2.9 percent in December from 2.8 percent in the previous...
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Gov’t closer to achieving targets of PHL Dev’t Plan 2011-2016

The government moves closer to achieving its targets in the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016, despite unexpected external shocks that have threatened economic growth during...

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