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Lower interconnection charges

July 20, 2018
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The National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) yesterday released the memorandum circular (MC)  that will lower the interconnection rates on voice and short messaging services (SMS) by 80 percent starting next month.
 

Shares drop

July 20, 2018
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Share prices ended lower Thursday as profit-taking hit the market after its recent hike and  dragged by financials and real estate stocks.
 

Convenience store chain to tap

by RUELLE CASTRO on July 20, 2018
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Philippine Seven Corp., master franchise holder of 7-Eleven convenience stores in the country, will use data mining to track the potential purchase of its customers in their next visit, according to Jose Victor Paterno, company president.
 

P2B logistics hub opens

July 20, 2018
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End-to-end logistics solutions provider Royal Cargo Inc. on Wednesday inaugurated its P2-billion Cargo City North Hub in Bulacan,  the company’s largest and most modern distribution hub. 
 

Corporate investors snap up n

July 20, 2018
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Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI) said corporate investors cornered the bulk of its P517.5million follow-on offering. 
 

Tech provider partners with PH

by Jed Macapagal on July 20, 2018
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Power technology provider ABB has partnered with First Quezon Biogas Corp. and Yamato Technologies Pte Ltd. of Singapore to power the country’s first commercial biogas facility under construction in Candelaria, Quezon.
 

Geothermal power stakeholders

July 20, 2018
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The National Geothermal Association of the Philippines (NGAP) is urging for the exemption of the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (RE Law) from the coverage of the second package of the government’s comprehensive tax reform program in order to maximize the potential of geothermal resource development in the country.
 

DOF SAYS: Current taxes favor

July 20, 2018
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The current tax structure favors only a few of the country’s businesses, said Carlos Dominguez III, finance secretary, as he sought to rally the support of the country’s eminent economists behind the Duterte administration’s second tax reform package.
 

H1 tourist arrivals hits 3.7M

July 20, 2018
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The Department of Tourism (DOT) said visitor arrivals in the first half of the year hit 3.7 million, the highest six-month  figure registered by the country far.
 

DPWH strengthens 36 MM bridges

July 20, 2018
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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allocated P1.076-billion to retrofit, rehabilitate and replace weak and old bridges in Metro Manila.
 

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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”