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WITH SWEET TAX: Sari-sari stor

November 20, 2017
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The Philippine Association of Stores and Carinderia Owners (Pasco) said the reduced income tax under a proposed bill may not completely benefit low-income earners for which the bill was crafted due to the expected higher cost of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB).
 

Share sale results into more f

November 20, 2017
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Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. said its $140 million preferred shares sale gives its flexibility on its expansion plans. 

DENR to use drones to monitor

by Jed Macapagal on November 20, 2017
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said drones will soon fly over Metro Manila to monitor emission levels in industrial areas as part of a concerted effort to curb air pollution from stationary sources.

Power firm balances mix, keen

by Jed Macapagal on November 20, 2017
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After commissioning the 8.5 megawatts (MW) Maris Main Canal 1 hydroelectric power plant in Isabela, Aboitiz Power Corp. is keen on more renewable energy (RE) projects as part of its balanced mix growth strategy.

Businessman delves into proper

November 20, 2017
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Dennis Uy of the Phoenix Petroleum group has acquired a 177-hectare prime property development within the Clark Freeport Zone through Clark Global City Corp. (CGCC).

Power company buys into EPC co

November 20, 2017
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Listed power generation firm Basic Energy Corp. has signed a term sheet with Vintage Engineering Public Co. Ltd. (VTE) of Thailand for the possible acquisition of a minimum 12.5 percent stake in two companies that won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract of the 220 megawatts (MW) solar power plant project in Myanmar.

Network nets P2B

November 20, 2017
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GMA Network Inc. said its consolidated net income settled at P2.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, 25 percent lower than last year due to absence of political ads during the period compared to a year ago.
 

Chinese firm eyes LNG

November 20, 2017
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MRC Allied Inc. has executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Energy Engineering Corp. Limited (CEEC) to explore liquefied natural gas projects in the country.

Taiwanese technology to benef

November 20, 2017
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Taiwan-based Philippines Xin Ye Industry, Ltd. is set to build a second ore stripping facility in the country citing strong interest from large-scale miners to adopting the low-cost technology.

Ecozones lure FDI

November 20, 2017
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states continue to develop more economic zones to boost foreign direct investments (FDI) and socioeconomic development.

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Column of the Day

Trashy Trudeau and toothy Ardern

By REY O. ARCILLA | November 21,2017
‘As the top officials of their governments, the two ought to be well-versed in good manners and right conduct.’

Opinion of the Day

Who is in a (Christmas) rush?

By ABIGAIL VALTE | November 21, 2017
‘It seems we’ll be seeing an impeachment trial at the Senate come January.’