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Bureau of Immigration posts record-high P7-billion collection in 2018

MANILA – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday said it posted a record-high income of over P7 billion in 2018 from immigration fee collections. The bureau's total revenue collection was P7.03 billion, as of November 2018, or nearly P1.5 ...

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14,324 pass December 2018 criminologist board exams

MANILA—The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Saturday that 14,324 out of 41,341 passed the Criminologist Licensure Examination given in December 2018. The exams were given by the Board of Criminology in the cities of Manila, Antique, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, ...

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Trade deficit widens to $3.9 billion in November 2018

MANILA – (UPDATE) The country's trade deficit widened to $ 3.9 billion in November 2018 as imports surged while exports declined, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Thursday. Imports grew 6.8 percent to $ 9.47 billion last November from ...

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ABS-CBN keeps top TV network status in 2018

MANILA- ABS-CBN said Friday it pulled more viewers in 2018 compared to rival GMA Network to cement its status as the country's top television network. The Lopez-led network averaged a 45 percent audience share last year (excluding Holy Week), higher ...

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December 2018 inflation seen easing below 6%

The Philippine Stock Exchange index retested the 7,600 level amid local investor concerns over Apple's sales slump, showing signs of a slowing Chinese economy. This, amid the lookout for inflation data due Friday. – Business Nightly, ANC, January 3, 2019 ...

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Macau casinos rake in $37.6 billion gaming revenue in 2018

Gambling revenue in Macau rose 14 percent in 2018, the second consecutive year of gain as demand to wager in the Chinese territory continued to rebound from a prolonged slump. December was also the 29th straight month where revenue in ...

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The Day in Photos: 31 December 2018

An aerial view of a flooded area in the town of Baao, Camarines Sur Sunday. At least 57 people were reported killed in different landslides, while thousands were evacuated from their homes after a storm swept through Bicol and Eastern ...

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At least 3,500 foreigners barred from entering PH in 2018: immigration bureau

Some 3,528 foreigners were barred from entering the country in the first 10 months of 2018, the Bureau of Immigration said Monday. File/Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA—Some 3,528 foreigners were barred from entering the country in the first 10 months ...

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Palace touts Duterte accomplishments in 2018 yearend report

Among those Malacañang considers as President Duterte's accomplishments in 2018 are the rehabilitation of Boracay, the return of the Balangiga bells, and the regularization of more than 400,000 workers. File/Albert Alcain, Malacañang Photo MANILA—Malacañang on Monday released its own yearend ...

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Sa likod ng balita: Inflation, solutions and challenges in 2018

[embedded content] We look back at the causes of the inflation spike, and solutions, as seen from the eyes of government officials, economists, journalists, and Filipino workers. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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