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San Miguel plans to build EDSA Expressway

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San Miguel Corp. has unveiled a proposal to build an elevated expressway along EDSA. SMC president and COO Ramon Ang said the infrastructure conglomerate would build a 10-lane elevated expressway on top of the 24-kilometer circumferential road. Ang...

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New Las Piñas police chief starts term

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Mayor Mel Aguilar and Vice Mayor April Aguilar welcomed the designation of PCol. Segundo Canapi Lagundi Jr. as the new Police Chief of Las Piñas City. IN PHOTOS: PCol Segundo Canapi Lagundi Jr. during his courtesy call at the Las Piñas...

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MMDA lauds proposal to hike budget

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) welcomed a proposal in the House of Representatives’ minority bloc to push for an increase in the agency’s proposed budget for 2020. “We welcome all support for the age...

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Philip Morris leads path to wage equality and gender balance

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Philip Morris International is placing wage equality and gender balance at the core of its business strategy as it transforms from a traditional cigarette manufacturer to a science and technology-centered company with a raft of innovative smoke-free products that are significantly less harmful to he...

New power supply deals to reduce power rates

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The chairman of the House Committee on Energy has welcomed the recently-signed power supply deals totaling 1,200 megawatts as a "welcome development" that is aligned with the Duterte administration’s goal of bringing down the cost of electricity and ensuring a steady and continu...

Grab spearheads book donation

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Users of the ridesharing application of Grab Philippines (Grab) may now donate books to those in need following the launching of its GraBuklat app on Wednesday. In cooperation with another private organization, Teach for the Philippines, Grab said its users may donate their used or new books from S...

San Miguel pushes Pandacan bus terminal

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San Miguel Corp. President and COO Ramon Ang is pushing for the conversion of the Pandacan oil depot into a bus terminal and food hub in Manila. Ang said the unsolicited proposal is now in the "final stage" of evaluation by the Department of Transportation (DOTR). Under the plan, San Mig...

PAGCOR orders all POGO employees to pay taxes

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) has ordered all employees of Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) to pay taces or face cancellation of their permits. PAGCOR said it was fully cognizant of the legal authority of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) under the Department of...

Ortigas & Co. wins 'master planner' award

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Property developer Ortigas & Company was recognized as the “Master Planner of the Year” during the Japan International Property Awards (JIPA). The recognition, which was deliberated by a panel of industry experts from various fields in real estate, was awarded to the Philippine comp...

POGOs overtake BPO as top office space renters

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Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have replaced call centers and business process outsourcing (BPO) firms as the biggest occupants of office buildings in Metro Manila, according to Leechui Property Consultants. Leechui Property CEO David Leechiu said office space demand from POGOs reache...

Muntinlupa extends zero-interest loans to entrepreneurs

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Muntinlupa City has extended P5.8 million worth of zero-interest loans to hundreds of budding entrepreneurs in the city. A total of P5.8 million were given to 208 beneficiaries of the Tulong Negosyo program by the local government which committed “to support” the small-time businessmen ...

Police arrest 2 of 4 passengers who mauled Grab driver

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Quezon City police have arrested two of the four passengers who attacked a Grab driver for refusing to board five people. Members of Quezon City Police District’s Masambong Police Station (PS-2) identified the suspects as Jan Mercado, 25, and Rhea Sangil, 23. They were nabbed for physica...

AFP signs deal with Mislatel

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company (Mislatel) have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) allowing the new telco player to build communications facilities in military camps and installations. Maj. Gen. Adrian Sanchez Jr., AFP Deputy Chief of St...