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124,000 new BPO jobs expected to open in 2014

THE country’s mega business process outsourcing (BPO) firms are expected to spearhead the production of roughly 124,000 new full-time jobs in 2014, Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo, a key industry backer said Wednesday. “Based on sectoral projections, we are confident that BPO firms will be able to add an average ...

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Burglars ran off with P10m from pawnshop

By Nitz Arancon A GROUP of burglars from Benguet ransacked a pawnshop here and ran off with some P10 million worth of jewelry and about P300 thousand in cash at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day. It was the biggest single case of burglary ever recorded in the ...

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By Churchill Aguilar MY stints with the League of Municipalities and the League of Cities in the Philippines as a facilitator of some 14 batches of orientations for the newly elected mayors at different parts of the country have made my hands so full that I hardly have time to ...

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Virgin coconut oil export up in Q1

PHILIPPINE Coconut Authority (PCA) Administrator Euclides G. Forbes reported a 138.65 percent increase in export earnings for Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) for the first quarter of this year with earnings of $7,566,132 compared with figures of the same period last year in the amount of $ 3,170,394.

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