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Competition Act promotes equal opportunities to all: official

MANILA, May 17 (Mabuhay) – The newly enacted Philippine Competition Act, or Republic Act 10667, will help emerging businesses or startups to grow, a commissioner of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said Tuesday. “It is important to reflect on what […]
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Duterte economic team vows to ease restrictions on foreign investments

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte will focus on easing restrictions on foreign direct investments specifically on land ownership and share of capital, Ernesto Pernia, one of the members of his economic team, said on Monday.  “He’s willing to […]
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Americans and Filipinos have shares of worries

One of the words in the dictionary that many perhaps wish never existed because its corollary unpleasantness is worry simply defined as “thinking about problems or fears or showing concern because you think that something bad has happened or could […]
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Duterte admin to speed up Mindanao dev’t

MANILA  (PNA) – If successful in the May 9 elections, the administration of PDP-LABAN standard bearer Rodrigo Duterte will give priority to accelerating economic growth and social development in Mindanao. This was the assurance given by PDP-LABAN president Sen. Aquilino […]
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Cebu Pacific becomes first airline in Asia-Pacific to order ergonomic seats for new Airbus fleet

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific on Tuesday announced that it has order the SL3510 seat model from Recaro Aircraft Seating for its brand-new fleet of 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft, making it the first airline […]
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The measure of happiness

In this suffering world, the month of March has just passed with a day devoted to the subject of happiness. The event was heralded as the International Day of Happiness, a global celebration coordinated by nonprofit Action for Happiness in […]
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Lawmaker seeks probe on the status of the legal assistance fund for OFWs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Rep. Sherwin T. Gatchalian (1st District, Valenzuela City) has called for a congressional inquiry into the current status of the legal assistance fund for distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Gatchalian filed House Resolution 2653 urging the House...
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Ombudsman forms team to handle investment-related complaints

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Office of  the Ombudsman has recently launched a separate team tasked to investigate investment-related complaints against public officials. In a multi-sectoral investment forum held in Mandaluyong City, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales announced the...
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Investors agri, manufacturing, S&T examined eyed Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Secretary Virgilio De los Reyes of the Philippine Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and a panel of senior Philippine officials recently discussed the “opportunities and challenges” in Philippine agriculture, manufacturing, and science and technology,...
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Palace belies claims PNoy sowing disunity, practicing selective justice

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday belied the accusations of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr that President Benigno Aquino III is sowing disunity and promoting selective justice against his political enemies. Presidential Communications...