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How weak peso, rising prices affect some OFW families

A man counts a wad of Philippine Peso bills he received from a relative working abroad at a money remittance center in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Sept. 19, 2018. Eloisa Lopez, Reuters SANTA ROSA, Laguna — Liezel Carada, who ...

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Uber boss grows into disruptor role from 'no freakin' clue'

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ride-sharing app Uber Dara Khosrowshahi pictured on stage during an event in New York City, New York, US September 5, 2018. Carlo Allegri, Reuters SAN FRANCISCO, California — One year on the driver's seat ...

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$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. Dado Ruvic, Reuters TOKYO — Digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($ 60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking ...

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Manufacturers: Rice tariffication can raise prices of processed meat

The rice tariffication bill aims to increase the country's rice supply by removing rice import restrictions. But food producers warn, removing those restrictions could lead to higher costs of processed meats. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 19, 2018 Let’s block ...

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Japan's Abe to face Trump trade challenge after likely win in party vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves to the media upon his arrival at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan Tuesday. Eugene Hoshiko, Pool via Reuters TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to win a ruling party leadership vote ...

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EU unveils Asia infrastructure plan, denies rivalry with China

BRUSSELS – The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a foreign policy plan to improve transport, energy and digital infrastructure links with Asia but denied seeking to counter China's ambitions that have raised suspicion in Western capitals. The plan, which would ...

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Maynilad, Manila Water to increase rates

The pain of inflation is set to grip consumers even further after the approval of a water rate hike petition. Consumer groups are slamming the decision, calling it railroaded and ill-timed. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 19, 2018 Let’s block ...

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Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting

WASHINGTON- A complaint has been filed with the US government accusing Facebook and 10 other companies of using the platform's job ad targeting system to discriminate on the basis of gender. The complaint was announced Tuesday by the American Civil ...

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ALAMIN: Presyo ng gulay mula Laguna

Tumaas na ang presyo ng gulay na galing sa Laguna. Sinalanta rin kasi ng bagyong Ompong ang mga taniman sa Bundok Banahaw. Exclusive, i-Bandila mo, Dennis Datu. – Bandila sa DZMM, Miyerkoles, 19 Setyembre, 2018 Bisitahin ang Patrol.PH para sa ...

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'Virtual store' for gov't procurement set for nationwide rollout

MANILA — The state procurement agency has opened a "virtual store" for common supplies and equipment to make transactions faster, the Department of Budget and Management said Wednesday. Agencies using the Procurement Service-Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System or PS-PhilGEPS can ...

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