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Farm output rises 4 pct in 2017 on record rice production

MANILA – The Philippines’ agricultural output grew 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, bringing full-year expansion to 3.95 percent, supported by a record rice production, the statistics agency said on Friday. Farm output accounts for about a tenth of the ...

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Wall Street rises with oil prices, earnings optimism

Wall Street closed at record highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and investors bet on a strong US corporate earnings season. The S&P energy sector closed up 2 percent as Brent crude went above $ 70 ...

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Bitcoin rises 10 pct, recovers from last week's brutal selloff

SINGAPORE/TOKYO – Bitcoin extended its recovery in holiday-thinned trading on Tuesday, rising 10 percent to be up more than a third from last week’s lows of below $ 12,000. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, fell nearly 30 percent ...

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SWS: Joblessness dips, pessimism rises

Workers line up to check openings during a job fair. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA- Despite the decrease in joblessness among adults, more Filipinos believe there may be fewer jobs available in the country, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey ...

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UAAP cheerdance: UE rises to cloud 9 after podium finish

The formation says it all about the UE Pep Squad’s campaign in the UAAP Cheerdance Comptition on Saturday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News True to its message during its performance at Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, the University of the ...

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U.S. productivity rises in second quarter; labor costs soft

WASHINGTON – U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter as hours increased at their fastest pace in 1-1/2 years, keeping labor costs under control. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly ...

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Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics rises in stock market debut

Sec Tugade, Dennis Uy and family ready to ring in $ CLC‘s first trading day. pic.twitter.com/sXHybnBrMi — Warren de Guzman (@wddeguzman) August 8, 2017 MANILA – Davao businessman Dennis Uy’s Chelsea Logistics debuted on the stock exchange on Tuesday, in ...

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Microsoft profit rises on shift to cloud computing

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft on Thursday reported that its quarterly profit climbed to $ 6.5 billion, lifted by its shift to computing services hosted in the internet cloud. The US technology giant said revenue in the recently ended quarter rose ...

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Japan floods death toll rises to 15

Houses are collapsed and half-buried in the mud following the flooding caused by heavy rain in Asakura, Fukuoka prefecture, southwestern Japan, Friday, July 7, 2017. Heavy rain warnings were in effect for much of the southern main island of Kyushu ...

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian security and medical officials say the death toll in the ...

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