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Gov’t is losing P15 B in Mindanao power facilities

Contrary to claims that the government has been generating profits from power sales in the Mindanao grid, the government owned and controlled Power Sector...
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Sin taxes collection down by 20% in 2011 

The Department of Finance (DOF) reiterated the need to reform the current tax structure for sin products following the 20 percent contraction in excise...
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Mindanao grid lacks 350 MW

By Carlo P. Mallo Mindanao continues to struggle in darkness as the energy grid in the island continues to have a shortage of...
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Mining firm vows sustainable operations

Giant mining firm Sagittarius Mines, Inc promised a more sustainable operation, which, according to company manager Mark Williams, shall “engage with all our stakeholders...
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ADB: Asia Pacific needs more inclusive growth

The president of the Asian Development Bank said yesterday that the Asia and Pacific region’s economic prospects for 2012 remain positive, but there is...
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Sarangani town wants more power

The municipal council of Alabel on Tuesday asked the Department of Energy (DoE) to order the National Power Corporation (Napocor) and the National Grid...
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Germany allots P170 M for green initiatives

The German government has allotted P170 million in support of what it described as a “climate-smart development” green growth program of the Philippines, via...
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New computer systems to be unveiled by IBM

IBM Philippines will unveil a new family of systems and software that represent the first big steps toward the next era of computing on...
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Gov’t to study wage hike proposal

President Benigno S. Aquino III has ordered the Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) to step up its consultations, dialogues and studies into...
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Economic Analysis – Scarborough Shoal conflict PHL, China and Balikatan

By Gico Dayanghirang ECONOMISTS have earlier predicted that China will surpass the USA as the biggest economy in the planet within a decade....

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