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San Miguel plans to make Spam in Philippines

Spam luncheon meat is shown in this photo from the brand's Facebook page. MANILA — San Miguel Corp is spending P742 billion to grow its food and beverage business, including manufacturing Spam luncheon meat locally, said its president, Ramon Ang. ...

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Demonic Forces Engulfing the Philippines — Duterte Should Resign

President Rodrigo Duterte with his police and military officers. Photo: Inquirer photo  (Note: The following article came out in the Inquirer barely 3 1/2 months after Rodrigo Duterte sat in office as President of the Philippines. The author had immediately ...

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Philippines unlikely to be rice self-sufficient: Duterte

MANILA – The Philippines is unlikely to become self-sufficient in rice production, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, appearing to contradict his agriculture minister who had set a 2020 target to produce enough rice to meet the country's needs. The ...

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Treasures of SOX boasts wonders of the South Philippines

(Makati City) The Treasures of SOX Travel and Tour Expo opened at the Glorietta Mall on May 6 featuring Region 12 – SOCCSKSARGEN’s spectrum of tourism experience, ranging from folklore to culture, ecotourism and beach parties. One of the highlights ...

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Go-Jek eyes Philippines in Southeast Asian expansion

JAKARTA – Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek said Thursday it would expand into the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore as it takes on regional rival Grab in the fast-growing Southeast Asian market. The move marks Go-Jek's first expansion outside Indonesia and ...

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Philippines falls 9 notches in World Competitiveness Yearbook

MANILA – The Philippines fell 9 notches in the 2018 World Competitiveness Yearbook, the steepest drop among Southeast Asian nations with Malaysia emerging as the regional leader, according to a copy of the report released Thursday. The Philippines' ranking fell ...

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'Feels' spell success for YouTube ads in Philippines

MANILA – Stories that touch the hearts of the audience make effective digital ads on YouTube, Google's Philippines head said, as the company recognized the best Filipino ads on its platform for the first time. McDonald's Philippines' "Wait Lang Po," ...

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Ultra-wealthy individuals in Philippines to double by 2022: survey

MANILA – There will be 260 new ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWI) in the Philippines whose total net assets are $ 50 million and above by 2022, fueled by the bullish real estate market and the influx of Chinese investments, a survey ...

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America’s Decline and How That Affects the Philippines

The inevitable clash of hegemons? Photo: nanalyze.com. he United States was seen as an amazing country by many Filipinos during the latter half of the 20th century. In fact most of the Free World saw America that way. American companies ...

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Philippines still a 'cash-based' society: Espenilla

MANILA – Cash is still king in the Philippines and digitizing the currency is not yet the “first order of concern” for the government, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla said on Thursday. Philippine society is still a ...

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