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Shares seen extending gains after BSP rate hike

MANILA – Share prices are likely to extend gains when trading resumes on Tuesday, with sentiment buoyed by the Bangko ng Sentral ng Pilipinas' decision to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly 4 years, an analyst said. ...

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Data protection seen giving firms advantage over competitors

MANILA – Companies need to protect their clients' data to avoid hefty fines, but building data protection into their systems may also help firms gain a competitive advantage over their rivals, a European trade official said on Thursday.  Walter van ...

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Single visa for ASEAN seen to boost tourism

People hold up an umbrella as they walk past the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Jorge Silva, Reuters BANGKOK – A European Union-style single visa for Southeast Asia is expected to spur tourism in one of the world’s emerging economic ...

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6,000 jobs seen with PH-Qatar deals: trade chief

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday (April 16,2017). Photo by Ron Gagalac, ABS-CBN News Qatar and the Philippines have signed trade agreements worth $ 200 million during the final leg of ...

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More int'l flights seen to fly out of Clark

MANILA – More international airlines are planning to use Clark airport amid efforts to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Clark International Airport Corp. president Alexander Cauguiran said Wednesday. The airport is rapidly expanding, recording nearly a million passengers ...

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More Zika cases seen

Philippine Department of Health spokesman Dr. Eric Tayag, right, answers questions from reporters beside Dr. Gundo Weiler, World Health Organization representative, during a press conference in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Philippine health officials announced that a 45-year-old ...

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Philippines seen to gain 'soft power' from G20 Summit

[embedded content] The Philippines is likely to gain “soft power benefit” from the G20 meeting as global leaders pressure China to pledge cutting steel production, which has caused overcapacity in steel washing up in foreign shores, City University of Hong ...

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Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings

In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures with a fist bump during his visit to the Philippine Army’s Camp Mateo Capinpin at Tanay township, Rizal province east of Manila, Philippines. Since Duterte unleashed a ...

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Beyond drug war, Duterte seen setting up economic boom

A view of a mall at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Erik de Castro, Reuters MANILA – Less than two months in office, President Rodrigo Duterte is getting high marks from the business community for policies that could engineer an ...

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Investments seen to sustain economic growth momentum

Construction workers build a high rise commercial residential project at a business district in Manila on Aug. 17. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters MANILA – Investments will drive economic growth higher, offsetting drags from weak exports and drought-hit agriculture, a top fund ...

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