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Davao Light lauds ILP firms

DAVAO City’s power distributor firm lauded the big companies participating in the Interruptible Load Program (ILP) for their continued commitment to run their generators instead of drawing power from Davao Light’s distribution line in times of crisis. “The power which they did not use will be reallocated to smaller customers, ...

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Celebrate with SM Supermalls this Independence day

PINOY pride takes center stage as SM Mindanao Malls celebrate the 117th Independence Day with a series of activities. On June 12, SM City Davao, SM City Cagayan de Oro, SM City General Santos and SM Lanang Premier will simultaneously participate in the hoisting of the Philippine flag at 8-9:30am. ...

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Slaughterhouses in Caraga in poor state

by Ben Serrano BUTUAN City- Upon inspecting slaughterhouses here in Caraga Region by which part to improve it, is part of the Philippine Cold Chain Project (PCCP), Winrock-PCCP Deputy Chief of Party Jim Orprecio and his team who conducted visits at the slaughterhouses, noticed there is dire need to conduct ...

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Nutrilite pioneers phytonutrient study

THE Nutrilite Global Phytonutrient Report reveals a gap between the amount of fruits and vegetables recommended by the World Health Organization and what people actually eat. That gap can be caused by busy schedules, limited access to any or a variety of fresh produce, as well as personal taste preferences. ...

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PH stocks bounce on bargain hunting

PHILIPPINES share prices recovered on Wednesday as investors went bargain-hunting after the bellwether index retreated to five-month low. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) surged 60.83 points to 7,384.27 from previous day’s 7,323.44 close. ”It’s a technical bounce, investors are bargain hunting. It could try 7,500 levels,” said Jonathan Ravelas, ...

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Senate passes tax bill to give growth a boost

MANILA – Moving to strengthen the country’s investment-related laws, the Senate on Monday passed a measure geared towards promoting greater transparency and accountability in the grant and administration of tax incentives to business entities, individuals and corporations. Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and ...

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Smart employees join Brigada Eskwela.

HUNDREDS of employees of Smart Communications trooped to various public schools all over the country for this year’s Brigada Eskwela. Brigada Eskwela or the National Schools Maintenance Week is held nationwide and involves parents, alumni, civic groups, local businesses, non-government organizations, teachers, students, and individuals who volunteer their time and ...

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U.S. dollar drops after sharp rise

THE U.S. dollar dipped against other major currencies on Monday after soaring sharply in the previous session. The market cooled down Monday over concerns that the greenback had been too strong. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six other major peers, slipped 1.06 percent in late trading. On ...

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PH eyes extended exchange deal, venture ties with China

PRESIDENT Benigno C. Aquino III on Monday said the Philippines aims to maintain friendly relations with China in many aspects, especially on trade and investment. President Aquino expressed this amid tensions over territorial disputes during the Filipino-Chinese community’s celebration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day, the 40th anniversary of Philippines-China ...

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Globe Business advances further duty to environment

TAKING ON a significant role in promoting sustainability and conservation, Globe Business has been at the helm of collective efforts to champion the cause of the environment inspiring large companies and organizations to make their businesses better and greener. For the past years, the enterprise ICT arm of Globe Telecom ...

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