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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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'Kita ng MMFF 2017, inaasahang papalo na sa P1 bilyon'

Malapit nang pumalo sa P1 bilyon ang kita sa takilya ng walong entry sa Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Ayon kay Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tim Orbos, kampante na siyang maaari nang maabot ng nasabing festival ang ...

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Joshua Garcia reflects on successful 2017

MANILA – “What a year for me!” This was how Joshua Garcia described his 2017, which saw him star in movies and a television series following the launch of his on-screen tandem with Julia Barretto. “Napaka-blessed at napakasaya ko na ...

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PH shares record over 25% gain in 2017

The Philippine Stock Exchange index was closed for the New Year’s Day holiday but, after notching new heights in 2017, analysts and market officials are confident the local stock market can sustain its momentum in 2018. – Business Nightly, ANC, ...

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2017 safest year for post-war civil aviation, say industry agencies

Image: AFP/Ye Aung Thu Last year was the safest year for civil aviation since plane crash statistics were first compiled in 1946, two industry studies have found. A total of 10 crashes of civil passenger and cargo planes claimed 44 ...

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