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Despite ‘Build, Build, Build’ push, DPWH spent only a third of 2017 budget

Workers are seen on scaffolding at a construction site for an expressway in Manila on March 8, 2017.  AFP PHOTO The Duterte administration’s infrastructure push continues to be hampered by bureaucratic bottlenecks, as shown by the Department of Public Works ...

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The ANC Brief: July 3, 2017

Here are the stories ANC will be covering today: Tanauan, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was shot while leading a flag-raising ceremony on Monday. ABS-CBN News. In broad daylightPolice are still investigating the killing of Tanauan, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili in ...

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PSEi closes at lowest level since January 2017

Philippine shares sink further into bear market territory as the Philippine Stock Exchange index closes at its lowest level since January 2017. Analysts don't expect the PSE's recently approved short-selling measures to lift sentiment. – Business Nightly, ANC, June 25, ...

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Eye on the prize: 2017 Bar exam topnotcher studied 9 hours a day

2017 Bar exams topnotcher Mark John Simondo. Courtesy of Ralph Sarmiento MANILA- He was eyeing to top the Bar exams as early as his first day in law school. And with perseverance and prayers, Mark John Simondo fulfilled his goal ...

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Movies draw record $41 billion at box office in 2017: MPAA

LOS ANGELES, United States – The global box office took a record $ 40.6 billion last year, industry figures showed on Wednesday, as the Chinese market resumed growth and receipts in North America declined slightly. The worldwide figure, bolstered by ...

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ABS-CBN posts P3.16 billion net income in 2017, exceeds goal

MANILA – ABS-CBN Corp said Friday it posted net income of P3.16 billion in 2017, as rising consumer sales aided revenue growth. The country’s largest media and entertainment company said consolidated revenues reached P40.7 billion last year. Consumer sales rose ...

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Pinoy happiness hits record high in December 2017: SWS

Unhappiness highest in Metro Manila  MANILA – The number of Filipinos who said they were happy with life in general hit a record-high 94 percent in December 2017, according to a Social Weather Stations survey released Tuesday. This was two ...

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Ed Sheeran named best-selling global artist of 2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was named the world’s best-selling artist of 2017 on Monday, thanks to his album “Divide” and singles “Shape of You” and “Perfect.” The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) said that ...

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Ranking ng Pilipinas sa 2017 corruption index, bumagsak

Bumaba ang grado ng Pilipinas sa 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index ng Transparency International. Ito ang pinakamababang markang nakuha ng Pilipinas sa loob ng 5 taon. Para sa isang eksperto, tila hindi bilib ang mga nakonsulta ng Transparency International sa mga ...

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SWS survey says more families ‘transitioned out of poverty’ in 2017

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