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Inflation slows down to 3.1% in October

Cheaper prices of agriculture and fish products slowed down headline inflation to 3.1 percent in October 2012 from 3.6 percent in September, bringing average...
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Banana research center, industry dev’t council up in congress talks

THE ESTABLISHMENT of a national banana research center will be one of the many interesting matters that stakeholders will discuss during the Mindanao Banana...
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Investments up power demand in Davao Light franchise areas

THE CURRENT surge of new investments in Davao City and adjacent areas will lead to the increased demand for power by the middle of...
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Mindanao Banana Congress optimistic about DA’s response to its resolutions

The Mindanao Banana Congress is optimistic about getting positive feedbacks from Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala in the resolutions that it will submit on...
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World Bank consults Mindanao on country partnership strategy

The World Bank Group in the Philippines led by its Country Director, Mr. Motoo Konishi, conducted a consultation with the multi-sectoral stakeholders of Mindanao...
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Legarda urges disaster resilience of business sector, redefines CSR

In light of Superstorm Sandy’s impact on businesses in affected areas in the United States, Senator Loren Legarda yesterday reiterated her call for a...
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Mindanao Banana Congress to hold biz-matching activities

To augur the influx of investments into the region, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is spearheading the conduct of business-matching activities during...
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Special trade body formed in Soccsksargen Region

In a bid to improve the competitiveness of Region 12 or the Soccsksargen Region, the Regional Development Council (RDC) has created a special body...
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CARPER extension may benefit Aquino-Cojuangcos with P10 B

Party list representative Teddy Casiño yesterday urged Congress to pass a new agrarian reform law to address the continuing landlessness of peasants even after...
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AEV income for the first 9 months up 12% to P18 B

Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) ended the first nine months of 2012 with a consolidated net income of P18 billion (bn), up by 12%...