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Wilcon says prices up 2-3 percent due to weak peso

MANILA — Construction materials retailer Wilcon said Monday it raised prices by 2 to 3 percent due to the peso's weakness. The company, however, is sticking to its importation plans as the market is still growing "very well" with lower ...

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US-China trade war will affect PH if prolonged, analyst says

The trade war between the United States and China will affect the Philippines if prolonged, an analyst said Saturday. Economic adviser Francis Chua said Manila will feel the impact of prolonged trade tensions between the two superpowers since these are ...

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Albayalde says nothing new in campaign vs ‘tambays’

PNP Chief Dir. Gen. Oscar Albayalde. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ JAM STA. ROSA The recent Philippine National Police (PNP) directive to be strict against “tambays” or bystanders on the streets at night is not a change of policy but just a ...

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TRAIN 2 consultations ongoing, trade chief says

MANILA – Consultations with stakeholders are ongoing as the government revises corporate incentives under the second tranche of tax reforms, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday. Lopez said "there can be more adjustments especially with respect to the transition period ...

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China has given more ‘fish’ to PH, says development expert

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Stand-down deal with Reds delayed, Joma says

This photo taken on July 30, 2017 shows guerrillas of the New People's Army (NPA) resting among bushes in the Sierra Madre mountain range, located east of Manila. Noel Celis, Agence France-Presse MANILA — A stand-down agreement supposed to be ...

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Military threat? Envoy says concern over Chinese military plane in PH 'non-sense'

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua talks to President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malacañang Palace on September 13, 2017. Karl Norman Alonzo, Malacañang Photo/File MANILA – China’s ambassador to the Philippines on Tuesday dismissed as "non-sense" concern over the ...

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Malaysia wants to be friendly, not indebted, to China, says Mahathir

TOKYO – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his country will remain friendly with China, which invested billions of dollars during the previous Najib Razak government, but will not be "indebted to China". Mahathir, in Tokyo on his ...

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Ombudsman says ‘sorry’ to Duterte for ‘strongman’ remark

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DTI says prepared for global trade tensions

The Department of Trade and Industry said it is prepared to take action to lessen the impact of a global trade war after the G7 summit in Canada over the weekend failed to resolve the tariff dispute between the US ...

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