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Cayetano says Philippines plans to bid for 2030 Asian Games

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday revealed that the Philippines intends to bid for hosting rights for the 2030 Asian Games. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News JAKARTA—Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday revealed that the Philippines intends ...

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Arroyo says next tax reform package keeps export-related incentives

MANILA – House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday assured exporters they will keep their incentives under the second package of the tax reform program that is being deliberated at the House of Representatives. Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua and House Ways ...

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Asian Games: Win over Kazakhstan an ‘answered prayer,’ says Guiao

Philippines head coach Yeng Guiao was expecting a "really close" game against Kazakhstan in his team's debut in the 2018 Asian Games. Instead, his players put on an explosive performance in an impressive rout. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News JAKARTA—Philippines ...

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ECCP says federalism may further complicate doing business in PH

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines joined a chorus of other business groups expressing reservations over the Philippines' proposed shift to federalism. – Business Nightly, ANC, August 15, 2018  Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Cesar Montano introduced proponent of Buhay Carinderia, says Teo

MANILA – Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo on Wednesday turned the tables on resigned Tourism Promotions Board COO Cesar Montano, saying it was the latter who introduced her to Linda Legaspi, who supposedly conceptualized the P80 million Buhay Carinderia project. ...

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Duterte says PDEA report on shabu in magnetic lifters 'speculation'

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday branded as “speculation” the report of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that a ton of shabu worth P6.8 billion stuffed inside magnetic lifters slipped past the country’s port. Authorities on Tuesday intercepted ...

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Elon Musk says in talks with Saudis on taking Tesla private

FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk listens at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US., February 6, 2018. Joe Skipper, Reuters WASHINGTON – Tesla chief executive ...

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Outlook on property, infra, consumer 'positive,' says ATRAM

MANILA — The long-term outlook for the Philippine economy remains positive, notwithstanding lower than expected economic growth and quickening inflation, a fund manager said Monday. ATR Asset Management is "still quite positive" on property, infrastructure and consumer stocks, said its ...

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Turkey is a 'target of economic war,' Erdogan says

Turkish Lira banknotes are seen in this picture illustration. Murad Sezer, Reuters/File ISTANBUL — President Tayyip Erdogan denied on Saturday that Turkey was in a currency crisis, dismissing a plunge in the lira as "fluctuations" which have nothing to do ...

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Photographer says Bill Murray harassed him at restaurant

FILE – In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Bill Murray attends a special screening of “Isle of Dogs” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Photographer Peter Simon, brother of Carly Simon, said actor Bill Murray slammed ...

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