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The Korea Electric Power Corp. Philippines (Kephilco) announced it will build two new power plants in the country to contribute 500 megawatts (MW) more of combined capacity, with a feasibility on the project expected to be completed six months from now. The power company has said it plans to put…

PH SHARES WEEKLY OUTLOOK

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Philippine stocks may offer a see-saw ride that loses momentum by the end of this week amid volatility in global crude oil prices and ahead of this week’s two-day US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Analysts agree caution will prevail in this week’s trading, despite possible strong earnings results…

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SHE wanted to be both a doctor and a teacher. Perhaps it was because of the nurturing personality she naturally exudes. It could also be because she grew up in an environment filled with so much hope and dreams despite the daily struggles, and being a doctor or teacher would…

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The Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched an interactive project called Island Philippines Fun Caravans to boost tourism growth in the regions. “Islands Philippines Fun Caravan 2015 provides an experience which is truly interactive. It provides an opportunity for participants to have a…


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The North Luzon Harbor Link Segment 9, which will connect the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) with MacArthur Highway in Karuhatan, Valenzuela City, was expected to open on March 18, the Manila North Tollways Corp (MNTC) announced. “We are just awaiting the toll operations permit from TRB (Toll Regulatory Board). We…

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public anew against investing in cosmetics company, One Lighting Corp, which promises huge returns on what it claims as “a revolutionary compensation plan. In a public advisory posted on its website, the SEC said the company lures investors with a promise to…

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The police official who told the media at least 10,000 people were killed by Super typhoon Yolanda was replaced because he was stressed out. On Thursday, Chief Superintendent Elmer Soria, regional commander of Eastern Visayas, was relieved and admonished by Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima. At…

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A Palace spokesman denied a martial law was declared in Tacloban City in the wake of chaos and looting due to the devastation brought by super typhoon “Yolanda” in the coastal city and nearby areas. “Martial law has not been declared. We’ve just been beefing up police and military presence…

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) issued a warning to the public on the inclusion of an additional substance in the list of dangerous drugs based on regulations issued by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. cited DDB Regulation Number 2, Series of…

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The Philippine gymnastics junior team won 22 gold medals in the 2013 Prime Gymnastics International Invitational Championship held recently at the Bisham Sport Stadium in Singapore. Veteran gymnasts Carlos Yulo and Fortunato Abad led the squad with five gold medals each in their divisions. Yulo, who will represent the…

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The government is putting up a website that would show in detail where the donors’ aid for typhoon relief operations in Eastern Visayas went and how it was spent, a Malacañang official said on Friday. “The President has already given instructions for the creation of a website. Ang gusto po…

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The CIA is secretly amassing records of international money transfers into and out of the United States, including operations handled by firms like Western Union, the New York Times reported on Friday. The Central Intelligence Agency is acting under the same law that the NSA uses to assemble a database…