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Finance chief renews call for Senate to pass sin tax hikes

MANILA — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez appealed to the Senate to prioritize the passage of a bill that will raise taxes on tobacco and alcohol, saying there was enough time to do so before lawmakers go on break, according to ...

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Fiat Chrysler and Renault in talks on possible alliance

The logo of FIAT carmaker is seen on a steering wheel in Cairo, Egypt, May 19, 2019. Mohamed Abd El Ghany, Reuters Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the French carmaker Renault are holding discussions about a possible alliance aimed at strengthening ...

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Globe: Isyu sa Huawei, ‘di dapat ipangamba

[embedded content] MAYNILA – Pinawi ng Globe Telecom ang agam-agam ng customers nitong gumagamit ng Huawei matapos na i-blacklist ng United States ang kumpanya. Ayon kay Yolly Crisanto, tagapagsalita ng Globe Telecoms, ang usapin ay “between two countries: US and ...

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Business Mentor: Skills that make a company successful

Maintaining a business is harder than starting one. It takes more than just financial resources, it’s also about having the right people with the right skills and attitude.  This is what I always emphasize whenever I get the chance to ...

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Finance dept targets P3.7 trillion spending in 2019

[embedded content] Philippine economic managers gunning for higher government spending this year even amid the delay in the passage of the 2019 national budget. As Bruce Rodriguez tells us, they’re still aiming for growth north of six percent in 2019 ...

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Senate to open plenary debate on tobacco sin tax next week

[embedded content] With only two weeks left before the current Philippine Congress closes, the Senate will try to pass a measure that aims to increase cigarette taxes.  The plenary debate hasn’t started yet but groups of tobacco farmers and cigarette ...

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China denounces US ‘rumors’ about Huawei ties to Beijing

A scratched surface Huawei logo is seen on a smarthphone in this illustration picture taken May 20, 2019. Dado Ruvic, Reuters/File BEIJING, China – China on Friday denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said ...

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Mga Pinoy hinikayat na kumuha ng microinsurance

[embedded content] Target ng gobyerno na mabigyan ng microinsurance ang mas maraming Pinoy. Malaking tulong umano ito lalo’t marami ang apektado tuwing may bagyo at iba pang kalamidad sa bansa. I-Bandila mo, Vivienne Gulla. – Bandila, Biyernes, Mayo 24, 2019  ...

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Airport fees travelers should remember

Travel has become part of the Filipino lifestyle, especially now that plane tickets have become cheaper and more budget airlines operate in the Philippines. Whether you’re traveling abroad or domestic, you need to have a budget to pay for flights, ...

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Razon secures MWSS approval for bulk water project

MANILA – The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System said Friday it approved the bulk water supply project of billionaire Enique Razon’s Prime Infra. The Wawa Bulk Water Supply project is expected to generate over 500 million liters per day of ...

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