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PAL to start Clark to Batanes flights, adds more routes

MANILA – Philippine Airlines said Wednesday it was adding more domestic flights, including trips between Clark and Batanes. The flights from Clark, being built as an alternative to Manila airport and Basco, the capital of Batanes, will begin on Oct. ...

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Grab says adding more drivers to meet demand

MANILA – Ride-sharing service Grab said Wednesday it was working to increase its drivers to meet higher demand as rival Uber serves out a 1-month suspension. Southeast Asia-based Grab has also banned and suspended drivers who habitually refuse passengers and ...

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Duterte’s Timeframe Just Went From Six Months to More Than Six Years

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: philstar.com residential candidate Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign promise during the 2016 election was that he would need just six months to eradicate the drug problem in the country. Then as president ...

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More than 2,000 Pinoys cheer on Gilas Pilipinas in Lebanon

Gilas Pilipinas all smiles after being greeted by thousands of Filipino supporters in Lebanon. Photo from FIBA.com It’s no secret: Filipinos LOVE basketball. That’s especially true when their hometown team Gilas Pilipinas gives them a reason to love the sport ...

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No more ban on field trips after CHEd tightens rules on off-campus activities

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has lifted the ban on field trips for college students after imposing more stringent rules to ensure their safety. In a press briefing in Malacañang on Thursday, CHEd Commissioner Prospero de Vera III said ...

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Gov't wants more low income earners to avail of micro-insurance

[embedded content] Millions of Filipinos are now covered by an insurance plan but the government asserts that number is not enough. This report tells us, the insurance commission is now pushing for micro-insurance for low income earners. – The World ...

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Pagasa predicts more rains over extreme Northern Luzon

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IMF says Japan needs more work for 'durable' deflation exit

TOKYO – Japan’s economy is accelerating but further structural reform is needed to finally leave behind years of on-off deflation, the IMF warned Tuesday. The International Monetary Fund highlighted concerns over price movements and public debt as it noted the ...

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Calida says Sunvar owes gov't more than P1.6-B

[embedded content] The Prieto and Rufino families are again in hot water after Solicitor General Jose Calida accused their realty firm, Sunvar Realty Development Corp., of illegal land occupation. As this report tells us, Calida wants Sunvar out of the ...

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PH needs to lure more foreign investors to create jobs: economist

[embedded content] MANILA – The Philippines needs to speed up its infrastructure overhaul and offer incentives to lure foreign investors and sustain the economy’s growth momentum, an economist said Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte’s government needs “dynamic initiatives” to make the ...

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