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Brand custodians must stay the brand. But we must never forget that if there is no profit, there is no business. To lose money maintaining the brand is out of the question. So what is branding and staying the brand all about, and what are the objectives? Today’s platforms reach…

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA), will implement the Bagwis Award program for Wet Markets, in a bid to promote consumer interests through best practices in public and private wet markets nationwide. The DTI-DA Bagwis Award for Wet markets, which will be…

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Data from the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) showed that the government final consumption expenditure (GFCE) grew by 4.6 percent to 16.9 percent compared to the 12.3 percent last year, while consumer spending slowed down by 0.5 percent to 6.2 percent compared to the 6.7 percent in the third quarter…

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Despite setbacks caused by typhoons to the farm sector, the Department of Agriculture (DA) remains committed in its mission to provide safe and sufficient rice supply for the Filipino people. “We target to be self-sufficient [in rice] next year, and strengthen national production in the years to come,” Agriculture Secretary…

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NOW that Due Diligencer has got the attention of certain sympathizers if not actual members of the yellow fever tribe, it will explain its use of “singling out” in the piece that earlier appeared in this corner, which mentioned in passing demand of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for…

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THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues to push for smarter micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (Setup). “We make our MSMEs smarter by creating platforms for innovation and assisting them the direct innovation process; from ideas to market,” Dr. Carol Yorobe,…

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The number of approved construction projects for the third quarter of the year decreased slightly to 29,145 compared to the 29,424 recorded during the second quarter, according to data from the National Statistics Office (NSO). The NSO said that though the number of construction projects in the third quarter slightly…

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THE ENSIGN approached the ship captain as he was dining with his top officers. The ensign reported that the captain had received a message from the admiral. The captain told the ensign to read the message aloud. The ensign did as he was told and read: “You idiot! It looks…

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The Pasay City government has given the go-signal to SM Land Inc. to proceed     with the reclamation project that the Henry Sy-led firm proposed in the first place. Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), which wanted to submit a counterproposal, expressed disappointment over the city government’s move. “We confirm that we…

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Credit to the domestic economy continue to be the growth driver of the country’s money supply, which went up to P6.3 trillion in October, data from the the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed on Friday. The BSP data showed that domestic liquidity or M3 recorded a year-on-year 32.5-percent expansion…