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Govt increases subsidy to hog growers affected by ASF

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President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the increase in financial assistance to backyard raisers whose hogs were culled due to the African swine fever (ASF) from P3,000 to P5,000 per head. Previous recipients will thus receive an additional P2,0...

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Pasay Voyagers to tackle Marikina Shoemasters

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The Pasay Voyagers resume their journey toward the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Season playoffs on Monday (Oct. 14) when they tackle the Marikina Shoemasters at Imus Sports Complex. Back in orbit following a 92-89 victory over the Que...

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Navotas senior citizens to receive birthday presents

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Starting next year, senior citizens in Navotas will celebrate their birthday with a little present from the city government. Mayor Toby Tiangco signed Monday City Ordinance 2019-15 granting the %u20B1500 “NavoRegalo Para sa mga Lola at Lolo&rd...

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Alorica announces plan to hire over 9,000 in the Philippines

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Alorica Inc., a global leader in customer experience solutions, today announced plans to hire at least 25,000 customer experience associates across 100 contact centers worldwide, including 9,000 individuals in the Philippines. The company hosted a hiring event at its contact centers around the glob...

DA launches 'Kadiwa' project in Manila

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) launched on Monday a "Kadiwa" grocery outlet that would sell fruits, vegetables, and meat products at reasonably low prices at the inner court of Manila City Hall. Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso said the Kadiwa project is a "...

iPhone 11 phones available in PH starting Oct. 25

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The iPhone 11 Series smartphones will be made available in the Philippines starting Oct. 25 with prices ranging from almost P48,000 to P96,000. According to Apple's Philippine website, the new phones will be available starting October 25, which is right around the corner.  They've als...

Two fintech firms team up to fight credit fraud 

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CredoLab, a Singapore-based developer of bank-grade digital credit scorecards based on anonymous smartphone metadata, has partnered with iovation, a TransUnion company, specializing in device-based fraud detection and authentication solutions. CredoLab is integrating iovation’s technology int...

Crystal Jade Hong Kong Kitchen to open in Fort Bonifacio

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In its continued pursuit of bringing the best of what the world has to offer closer to the Filipino consumer, SSI Group Inc. (SSI) has entered into a territory agreement with Crystal Jade Management PTE Ltd for SSI to own and operate Crystal Jade restaurants in the Philippines. This will include Cry...

Maynilad to construct 425 km of sewer lines

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Maynilad Water Services Inc. is spending P53.4 billion over the next 17 years to construct 425 kilometers of new sewer lines in the west zone. “With the invaluable assistance of local government units and the relevant government agencies, we can facilitate completion of our sewerage projects ...

Angkas offers free rush hour rides along LRT-2 route

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Motorcycle-ride hailing firm Angkas is offering free rush-hour rides to help commuters along the LRT-2 line route. Commuters can avail of free rides from Santolan to Recto Station and vice versa, from Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The railway resumed partial oper...

Grab helps passenger injured in 2016 crash

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Ride-hailing company Grab Philippines has denied that it failed to provide financial aid to a passenger involved in an accident on board a Grab car in 2016. In a statement, Grab belied crash victim Karen Graneta's claims that she did not receive any financial aid from the firm. Grab said the c...

DOLE assures support for Star City workers

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The Department of Labor  of and Employment (DOLE) is making available emergency employment assistance to 500 affected workers of Star City which was engulfed by a fire earlier this week. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III noted that displaced workers will be provided jobs for two months under...

BIR files P156-m tax case vs Makati BPO firm

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said it filed a P156-million tax case with the Department of Justice against System Encoding Corp. (SENCOR) and its management led by president Michael Victor Martel. It said the case allegedly involved several counts of willful attempt to evade or defeat the pa...