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Israeli-PH joint venture to implement gov't cybersecurity system

MANILA – Forty Philippine government agencies that are critical to national security and economic stability are to be covered and protected by a new system that will monitor and respond to threats to their cyber operations. Dubbed as the National ...

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Legarda eyes ‘compromise’, as bicam budget meeting resumes January 28

MANILA—Senator Loren Legarda on Wednesday said Senate and House lawmakers could come up with a “compromise” next week, as the bicameral conference committee meeting on the proposed P3.75-trillion 2019 national budget resumes Monday, January 28. House lawmakers have “committed” to ...

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Ayala Corp's FamilyDOC to double clinic network by 2020

FamilyDOC, the primary health clinic chain of Ayala Corp's AC Health. ABS-CBN News MANILA — FamilyDOC, Ayala Corp's primary health clinic chain, said Wednesday it was looking to double in size by 2020, banking on middle income clients who are ...

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Russia says oil price war with US would be too costly

DAVOS, Switzerland – Russia should not unleash an oil price war against the United States but rather stick with output cuts even at the cost of losing market share in the medium term, one of the main Russian architects of ...

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LOOK: Third set of trains from China's Dalian deployed to MRT tracks

A fresh set of trains from China's Dalian Corp is deployed on the MRT on Jan. 23, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News A fresh set of trains from China's Dalian Corp is deployed on the MRT on Jan. 23, 2019. ...

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BSP Governor Espenilla extends medical leave

MANILA – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr, who is battling tongue cancer, has extended his leave, his office said Wednesday. Espenilla's leave announced earlier this month was to end last Monday. Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier was designated ...

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DICT chief, presidential adviser still at odds over proposed common tower policy

The country's information and communication technology chief and the an adviser of President Rodrigo Duterte are still at odds over the Philippines' common tower policy. This, as top telcos express willingness to partner with common tower builders. – Business Nightly, ...

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Viacom buys television streaming service for $340 million

We're excited to announce the acquisition of @PlutoTV, the leading free streaming television platform in the U.S. An important part of our evolution, the deal helps expand our offerings to consumers, distribution partners & advertisers. Welcome! https://t.co/mcWUvawBBj $ VIAB pic.twitter.com/G2VJDH00BL ...

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China can't afford trade war with US – analyst

MANILA – China cannot afford a trade war with the United States because this will significantly impact its economy and may lead to a host of problems, an analyst said on Tuesday.  Frank Umbach, research director at the European Center ...

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US stocks winning streak ends amid angst over trade

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US Tuesday. Brendan McDermid, Reuters NEW YORK – Wall Street's 4-session winning streak ended with a thud on Tuesday amid revived worries over US-China ...

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