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Bitcoin tops $8,000 as it hits highest since July 2018

A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration. Benoit Tessier, Reuters/File NEW YORK — Bitcoin surged to more than $ 8,000 late on Monday, its highest level since July last year, as the cryptocurrency’s rally ...

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2018 tax year to reflect changes under TRAIN law

[embedded content] The Bureau of Internal Revenue will be very busy this Holy Week with the deadline of filing for 2018 income tax returns on Holy Monday. And as Warren de Guzman tells us, the pressure is on in more ...

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PH poverty incidence declines in first half of 2018

The number of poor Filipinos dropped in the first half of 2018. Philippine government officials credited that decline to the country’s strong economic growth in the past years. – Business Nightly, ANC, April 10, 2019 Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Streaming helps boost 2018 music industry sales

Reuters LONDON – Worldwide music sales rose by nearly 10 percent in 2018, a fourth consecutive year of growth fuelled by online streaming, according to figures released on Tuesday by an industry body. Revenues reached $ 19.1 billion last year, ...

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Saudi Aramco world’s most profitable company in 2018

DUBAI – Oil giant Saudi Aramco revealed Monday it made the world’s biggest corporate profit last year, opening its secretive accounts for the first time as it prepares to raise funds from investors. International ratings agencies Fitch and Moody’s got ...

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Pilipinas Shell net income reaches P5.1 billion in 2018

MANILA – Pilipinas Shell on Friday said its net income reached P5.1 billion in 2018 despite aggressive competition and higher fuel prices. The oil firm told the stock exchange that it delivered P14.1 billion in cash from operations, enough to ...

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Toyota sees rebound after 'really bad' 2018

MANILA — Toyota Motor Philippines said Friday sales would rebound in 2019, as consumers absorb the impact of higher taxes and fuel prices that resulted in "really bad" sales in the previous year. The maker of Vios sedans and Hi-Ace ...

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Robinsons Retail 2018 net income rises on bump from tax reform

MANILA — Robinsons Retail Holdings said Tuesday its net income rose in 2018, as lower income taxes spurred growth in same store sales. Net income attributable to shareholders rose 2 percent to P5.1 billion. Core net earnings, which excludes interest ...

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San Miguel Corp's 2018 revenues hit P1 trillion

MANILA – San Miguel Corporation said on Thursday it posted P1.02 trillion in revenues in 2018 amid strong performance from its food, beverage, packaging, fuels and petrochemicals, power and infrastructure units.  The conglomerate said consolidated revenues were up 24 percent from ...

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US pilots have reported problems with Boeing 737 MAX since 2018, records show

WASHINGTON – The United States' decision on Wednesday to ground the Boeing 737 MAX came after authorities noted similarities between two recent crashes, eerily echoing reports from American pilots who complained of problems with the plane late last year. At ...

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