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US, Japan eye possible small trade deal by September – sources

US President Donald Trump is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon his arrival for a welcome and family photo session at G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters WASHINGTON – The United States ...

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Trump calls for inquiry into Google’s work with China

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc’s Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing. The president repeated accusations made previously ...

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Chinese, other foreign workers expected to get jobs in Cavite Pogo hub

[embedded content] Local residents cry foul as Chinese and other foreign workers are seen to get most of the job opportunities in the online gaming hub being built in Cavite. But the Philippine government insists the Pogo industry will also ...

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Cavite awaits greenlight for new airport terminal, runways: governor

[embedded content] Cavite province is waiting for the transportation department’s go signal for the construction of another terminal and 4 more runways at Sangley Airport, which would decongest the capital’s gateway, Governor Jonvic Remulla said Wednesday. The national government has ...

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Trump says he wants review of Google’s ties to China

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants his administration to “take a look” into whether Google has been working with the Chinese government — an allegation swiftly denied by the US internet giant. Trump echoed an unsubstantiated remark ...

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‘China slowdown not problem for PH’

[embedded content] More problems for China, amid the country’s slowing economy. An international report shows Beijing’s debt has exceeded over 300 percent of its gross domestic product. But as Warren de Guzman tells us, the Philippines is still not concerned ...

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Amazon workers strike as ‘Prime’ shopping frenzy hits

SAN FRANCISCO, United States – Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan’s major “Prime” shopping event. Amazon workers picketed outside the facility, briefly delaying a ...

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DTI: Registered MSMEs now at 1.5 million

[embedded content] The Philippine trade department boasts of government’s efforts to boost the micro, small, and medium enterprises. But some business owners air concerns over issues the government has yet to address. Warren de Guzman has the report. – Business ...

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Udenna Corp buys 100-million shares in mining firm Atok-Big Wedge

MANILA – Atok-Big Wedge Co. Inc. on Tuesday said Udenna Corp bought 100 million common shares of the mining firm for P2 per share. Dennis Uy’s Udenna Corp brought the shares from North Kitanglad Agricultural Company Inc. through a special ...

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Pangamba ng transport groups: May taas-presyo ba sa dagdag-biodiesel?

[embedded content] Tutol ang mga transport group na dagdagan ang porsiyento ng “biodiesel” sa ibinebentang diesel sa mga gasolinahan dahil may kaakibat umano itong taas-presyo. Ayon kay Pasang Masda president Roberto “Ka Obet” Martin, dagdag-pahirap lamang ang mungkahing dagdag-biodiesel para ...

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