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QC reactivates council to watch prices

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Quezon City has reactivated a council to protect residents from undue price increases and ensure adequate supply of goods and commodities. Mayor Joy Belmonte, thru Executive Order No. 11, mandated the revival of the Quezon City Price Coordinating Co...

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Landbank launches lending program for former rebels 

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The Landbank of the Philippines has launched a financial assistance program to support former rebels (FRs) under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Task Force Balik-Loob (TFBL) and LandBank signed a memorandum of agr...

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The Bureau of Customs has installed two Portal-type x-ray machines at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). The new Portal x-ray machines will increase the Bureau’s maximum x-ray inspection capacity at MICP with an additional 7,680 c...

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MMDA Announces MMFF 2019 first four entries

First official entries to 45th MMFF bared

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The largest, most popular, and highly anticipated 45th Metro Manila Film Festival is off to a great start as the first four official entries have been revealed.

The first four films that will form part of the official eight entries to the MMFF 2019 are:

  • (K) AMPON of Quantum Films, starring Derek Ramsay and Kris Aquino

  • Miracle in Cell #7 of Viva Communications, Inc., starring Aga Mulach and Nadine Lustre

  • Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity of Apt Entertainment, Inc. / M-ZET Production, starring Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza

  • Momalland of ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc. and Viva Films, starring Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis

The entries were chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Artistic Excellence: 40 percent

  • Commercial Appeal: 40 percent

  • Filipino Cultural Sensitivity: 10 percent

  • Global Appeal: 10 percent

The next four will be selected from among the finished films whose deadline is on September 20.

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