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UCPB set to deactivate old magnetic stripe ATM cards

UCPB on Thursday called on its account holders to upgrade to the new chip-equipped Visa Debit/EMV Card as it is set to deactivate the old magnetic stripe-enabled automated teller machine (ATM) cards. In a statement, the bank said UCPB ATM card holders have until Aug. 1, 2017 to go to …

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Power firm celebrates 10th year in stock market

THE AboitizPower celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on July 18, still focused on pursuing its balanced mix strategy while riding on the robust economic growth of the country. AboitizPower CEO Erramon I. Aboitiz said the company is on track to reaching its target of reaching …

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Mindanao gets highest infrastructure priority

DAVAO City- Mindanao had its highest-ever share in the infrastructure pie with 40% of the national infrastructure projects allocated to the region this year. According to Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) director for investment promotions and public affairs Assistant Secretary Romeo Montenegro, the national government has approved 25 projects this 2017. …

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Telco, AFP activate Minda text hotline

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has activated a text hotline: 7444-1678, where the public can directly interact with the AFP. According to Maj. Alwin Maneja: “The service is initially available for Smart, Sun & Talk N’ Text subscribers in Central Mindanao, …

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Smart retailers turn digital with new app

PLDT subsidiary and leader in mobile Smart Communications has made it easier for partneretailers to keep track of their sales, receivables, inventory, and manage their cash flow better with the introduction of the Ka-Partner Retailer mobile application. The initiative is in line with the digital transformation that Smart is implementing …

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Oro chambers’ claim not validated, says councilor

By Nitz Arancon, Corrrespondent Not validated. This was said by City Councilor George Goking chair of the trade and commerce of this city during a committee meeting held on Wednesday in regards to the Oro Chambers of Commerce and Industry Foundation Inc., claims. The Oro chamber earlier claimed that this city’s …

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Oil firm partners with PRC launches Bag for Life

Blood shortage has been one of the most pressing problems experienced by many hospitals in the Philippines. For this reason, the Philippine Red Cross has been working double time to make sure there is ample supply of blood for Filipinos who need it. To encourage more blood donations, Red Cross …

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Trade body OKs resolution on regulating fireworks in Oro

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The City Council’s Committee on Trade, Commerce and Industry has approved the resolution in regulating the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices in the city during holidays and special occasions. Committee chairman and city councilor George Goking has approved on Monday and would also serve as part …

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Power firm focuses on fire safety during Brigada Eskwela ’17

FDC Misamis Power Corporation’s way of joining this year’s Brigada Eskwela proved to be uniquely beyond volunteerism. The Gotianun-led power firm, a subsidiary of Filinvest Development Corporation Utilities, Inc. (FDCUI) based in PHIVIDEC Industrial Estate in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental, had extended assistance from construction repair and electrical materials to painting …

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