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Are folk beliefs responsible for agricultural stagnation?

Manila Bulletin 15 Apr 2021
In his book “The Creatures of Philippine Lower Mythology,” folklore scholar Maximo Ramos dedicates several pages to the effects of superstition on Philippine agriculture ... He writes, “It seems incredible that the Philippines has not mechanized its farms all these years.
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Philippines and Jordan to host FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers in bubbles in June

Inside The Games 15 Apr 2021
Clark in the Philippines and Jordanian capital Amman will host outstanding qualifiers for basketball's Asia Cup ... Group A - containing the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and already-qualified Indonesia - Group B - containing Japan, China, Malaysia and Chinese Taipei - and Group ...
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, April 15

China.dot.org 15 Apr 2021
MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the nine-year moratorium on new mining agreements to maximize the country's benefit from the industry, the presidential office said on Thursday ... (Philippines-Mining-Moratorium) ... of daily cases so far in the national capital.
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The last economy to recover

Manila Standard Today 15 Apr 2021
"The government has no chance of improving the Filipinos’ lot if it allows the economy to deteriorate further." The Philippine economy may be among the last in Asia to recover fully from the pandemic, judging from the slow pace of the vaccine rollout here and recent restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.
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Fifteen sailors kidnapped off Benin coast freed

Business Ghana 15 Apr 2021
... chemical tanker Davide B were safe and can return to their families in eastern Europe and the Philippines.
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Hero MotoCorp expands digital outreach to enhance customer convinience

Yahoo Daily News 15 Apr 2021
Read full article. 15 April 2021, 10.43 am·1-min read ... Shares of Hero MotoCorp fell 0.09% at Rs 2,861.40 on BSE ... Source. Capitalmarket.com. TRENDING ... Beijing skies turn yellow as sand, dust engulf Chinese capital ... Philippines logs 11,429 new COVID-19 cases, total tops 900,000 ... .
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Hospitals run short of beds as Asia’s COVID-19 cases surge

Metro USA 15 Apr 2021
The Philippines saw many hospitals in its capital region, home to around 13 million people, filling up, as cases rise ... Some travelled outside the capital to find a healthcare facility, or spent long hours in line.
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Mumbai airport to again consolidate flight ops to one terminal from April 21

Yahoo Daily News 15 Apr 2021
Read full article. 15 April 2021, 10.37 am·2-min read ... With effect from April 21, the airport will be conducting all international as well as domestic flight operations through its Terminal 2,” CSMIA said in a statement ... Beijing skies turn yellow as sand, dust engulf Chinese capital ... Philippines logs 11,429 new COVID-19 cases, total tops 900,000 ... .
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Sun, sea and sands: Welcome to the hottest investment opportunity in Manila

The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 Apr 2021
A prized investment you can make this year lies in the heart of the Philippine capital, w... .
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Courts in NCR Plus bubble, other MECQ areas to remain physically closed

The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 Apr 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Courts in the so-called National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble and other areas that are also under modified ...
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Moody’s upgrades outlook for PH banks

Manila Bulletin 13 Apr 2021
Moody’s Investors Services has returned its “stable” outlook for Philippine banks with the economy’s gradual but “mild” improvement this year and despite that banks’ asset risks are still on high side ... Moody’s said its rated Philippine banks will continue to have sufficient capital buffers.
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Moody’s revises PH banking outlook

The Manila Times 13 Apr 2021
CREDIT ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has revised its outlook for the Philippines’ banking system to stable from negative ... Moreover, Moody’s said Philippine banks will maintain sufficient capital buffers as internal capital generation will keep pace with capital consumption, with credit growth likely to remain below prepandemic levels.
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Partnerships enabling lasting change for women entrepreneurs

Manila Bulletin 13 Apr 2021
Through micro-finance institutions like the First Community Cooperative (FICCO), the ASA Philippines Foundation, and Alay sa Kaunlaran (ASKI), women now have access to legitimate sources of capital and do not have to resort to loan sharks to replenish their stocks, especially while recovering from the pandemic.
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Legarda files Bill on Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
House Bill 9181, otherwise known as the Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System (PENCAS) Law of 2021, will include what was formerly considered "externalities," not valued as capital, in the national income accounts.
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PH maritime sector facilitates arrival of 1,000 repatriated Filipino seafarers

Manila Bulletin 13 Apr 2021
“The Philippines, having positioned itself as a crew change capital in the world through the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its maritime sector, commits to provide world-class services to international vessels needing fresh crew onboard amid the pandemic,” the maritime agencies said.
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