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Land Bank chief seeks controlling stake in bond exchange

MANILA – The president of state-run Land Bank of the Philippines said Friday he sought board approval to acquire a majority stake in the country’s bond exchange. Land Bank wants to own at least 66.67 percent of the Philippine Dealing ...

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Budget chief seeks permanent fix for troop pension

MANILA – The government is looking for a permanent funding source for the military and police forces’ pension, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Friday. The basic pay of soldiers and police officers were increased starting this year, as President Rodrigo ...

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Senator seeks 10 pct VAT to offset tax reform impact

MANILA – The only senator who voted against the first package of tax reforms said Monday she would file a bill that seeks to lover the value added tax rate to offset the impact of higher commodity prices. Sen. Risa ...

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Legarda seeks justice for 8 Lumads slain in South Cotabato

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Duterte seeks martial law extension in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte underscored the need to eradicate terrorists, including the New People’s Army, as he seeks another year for martial law in Mindanao. But a lawmaker insists, the move is unconstitutional. – The World Tonight, ANC, December 11, 2017 ...

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Taiwanese firm seeks to hire 200 Pinoys in Davao job fair

MANILA- A Taiwanese food manufacturing firm has begun a 4-day job fair in Davao City, in a bid to hire around 200 Filipinos. I-MEI food manufacturing which employs around 500 Filipinos in Taiwan, began on Thursday, Nov. 23 its job ...

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MRT private partner seeks to reclaim maintenance role

After a series of mishaps in the MRT-3, the private sector partner of the government seeks to reclaim its role in maintaining the train system. The details from Jacque Manabat. – Business Nightly, ANC, November 17, 2017 Let’s block ads! ...

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Gov't seeks faster selection of MRT maintenance provider

MANILA – The Department of Transportation hopes to fast track the selection of a new maintenance provider for the MRT while looking for ways to assist commuters during service interruptions, an official said Thursday. The DOTr is looking at a ...

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MMA: Kingad seeks flyweight crown to join Pinoy champs Folayang, Vera

Danny Kingad (right) wants to be hailed “King” if gets past Adriano Moraes (left) on Friday night. Handout photo   He may be young, but Danny Kingad will be tapping whatever experience he has to pull off an upset against reigning ...

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EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

BRUSSELS – The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the “gig economy,” and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality. The Commission’s consultation document on these plans, ...

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