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Industry survey: Pay hikes seen but fewer firms hiring more

MANILA, Philippines — If you’re working in the consumer goods, energy, or high-tech industries, there’s good news you can look forward to in the coming year. Employees in those three industries will see the highest salary increases in 2020, according ...

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SEA Games opening flair seen making up for early hosting mess

READY FOR ACTION A worker helps clean up World Trade Center in Pasay City which will be a venue for fencing, karatedo and wushu events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games that unfolds at 7 p.m. of Nov. 30. —MARIANNE ...

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Improvements seen at Rizal Memorial for SEA Games football matches

New press room for SEA Games football matches. Photo by Cedelf Tupas/INQUIRER MANILA, Philippines–The changes were noticeable and of course – welcome. After drawing flak for putting the post-match press conference at the unfinished squash hall venue, organizers of the ...

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More Filipinos seen to benefit from microfinance loans with nat’l ID system

[embedded content] The implementation of the Philippines’ national ID system is seen to further boost financial inclusion efforts in the country. As Bruce Rodriguez tells us, the agency leading the rollout of the ID system is on track to meet ...

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Hong Kong votes in election seen as referendum on protests

Riot police stand outside of a polling place in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Voting was underway Sunday in Hong Kong elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. (AP ...

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Rice import suspension not seen easing farmers’ woes

Instead of suspending rice imports, the government can focus on safety nets for affected farmers and crackdown on price-fixing, hoarding, rampant smuggling and collusion among profiteering rice traders. This was suggested by the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF), an organization ...

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Asean seen to tackle anew maritime conduct

READY FOR SUMMIT A policeman stands guard outside the venue of the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Bangkok. —AFP NONTHABURI, THAILAND—President Duterte arrived in Bangkok on Friday night to join the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...

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Fair weather seen over most parts of PH

Japanese Meteorological Agency MANILA—Most parts of the country, including Metro Manila, will experience fair weather Friday, state weather bureau PAGASA said. Batanes, Ilocos Norte, Apayao and Cagayan may experience cloudy skies with isolated light rains due to the northeasterly surface ...

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BSP seen cutting rates for 3rd time this year on Thursday

MANILA – The Philippine central bank will likely step harder on the gas pedal to support economic growth, with big majority of economists in a Reuters poll predicting a third cut in interest rates this year on Thursday. Ten out ...

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Oil price spike seen ‘secondary’ to inflation data in BSP rate-setting meeting

MANILA – The spike in global oil prices resulting from the attack on a key Saudi Arabian facility is of “secondary importance” next to inflation data when the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas meets to set interest rates next week, BSP ...

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