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DTI probes prices of flour, instant noodles

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has been closely monitoring the declining trend in world market price of wheat since June 2011 based on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX) data. The DTI now takes note that despite this declining trend in world market price of wheat, the monitored retail ...

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Armm wants ISO accreditation for proposed Bangsamoro region

COTABATO City – Taken aback when described as “musmos” or “sanggol” (infant) in a recent congressional hearing on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that centered attention on the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm), officials here want to prove the critics wrong as the region is seeking accreditation to ...

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Philippines back in 45-level ahead of US

THE Philippine peso ended Thursday at 45-level against the dollar, the second time it did this week, ahead of the release of US’ May 2015 retail sales report later in the day. It shed P0.24 and ended the day at 45.15 from day-ago’s 44.91. A trader said markets are awaiting ...

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Renowned scientist joins health institute

“IT’s inspiring to pursue a wide range of projects at nutrilite to stretch my abilities, and to learn from other scientists on our team. I enjoy sharing nutrition information with our business owners around the world to help them better explain the benefits of our products.” Alli Klosner is a ...

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Philippines still posts net ‘hot money’ inflows in May

THE Philippines has posted net inflows on foreign portfolio investments or ‘hot money’ at end-May 2015, despite consecutive net outflows for the last three months of the year. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported Thursday that foreign portfolio investments at end-May 2015 recorded net inflows of USD1.6 billion. The five-month ...

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Trade department to form monRamadan fair in Armm

The Department of Trade and Industry of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DTI-Armm) will organise a month-long Ramadan Fair this month as part of the observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The Ramadan Fair is considered the most popular annual multi-product consumer exhibition in the region. This year, ...

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Expenditures in SEF not subject to investigation

The city’s finance committee argued that the disposal of funds under the Special Education Fund (SEF) is not subject of scrutiny by the City Council. Budget officer Percy Salazar said on Wednesday that the finance committee made the explanation during an inquiry by the local august body about the conflicting ...

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2GO switches to Microsoft Office365

GLOBE Business, through its IT Enabled Services Group, once again enables 2GO Group Inc, the largest, premier logistics provider in the Philippines, with another cloud-based solution — Microsoft Office 365, Acquiring almost 3,000 Microsoft Office 365 licenses. To date, 2GO is Globe Business’ biggest Microsoft Office 365 client with almost ...

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The Body Shop celebrates 19 years in Philippines

THE Body Shop celebrates 19 years in the Philippines with a new store concept and exciting beauty deals for its customers. It also celebrates its being part of the SM Retail Group. It will be remembered that Dame Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in 1976 by Dame Anita Roddick ...

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