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Canada's men's basketball team will tip off FIBA World Cup qualifying versus Bahamas

TSN Canada 28 Nov 2021
Eighty national teams are playing across six qualifying windows to secure their place among the 30 teams that will join hosts Japan and the Philippines in the 32-team 2023 FIBA men's World Cup ... 25 to Sept ... The Philippines, Japan and Indonesia are hosting group phase games, while the final round will be held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
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Pathways and strategies for a new and better government

Manila Standard Today 28 Nov 2021
Aniceto Orbeta, Jr., President of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, emphasized the need for continuous learning and to invest in human capital as increasing the scale of high-tech firms in the country will also need increasing avenues for knowledge transfer.
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PRC warns public vs giving personal info to unknown third parties

Manila Bulletin 28 Nov 2021
The Philippine Regulation Commission National Capital Region (PRC-NCR) warned the public against giving personal information to third parties when creating online accounts ... .
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Helping level up playing field for Philippine MSMEs

The Manila Times 28 Nov 2021
TO help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country capitalize on the growing trend of electronic transactions, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), the region's digital trailblazer and the country's foremost bank for MSMEs, has launched a groundbreaking ...
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Cops to secure 28 NCR schools for F2F classes

The Philippine Star 27 Nov 2021
The Philippine National Police will secure 28 schools in the National Capital Region that are being eyed by the Department of Education as the pioneering batch in the region for the resumption of face-to-face classes next month ... .
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PAL Holdings Inc. doubling capital stock

Manila Bulletin 26 Nov 2021
PAL-Aircraft_316x210px-1 Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) parent firm, ...
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Luxury's beautiful 'Bs' open Manila boutiques

The Manila Times 26 Nov 2021
Balmain Paris likewise takes pride in opening its doors in the Philippines at this time of hopeful beginnings ... To bring it to life, Creative Director Olivier Rousteing sought to transport the City of Lights to the Philippines in the precise same way Balmain visitors feel in the heart of the French capital.
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Lawmen seize anew smuggled cigarettes off Zamboanga City

Sun Star 26 Nov 2021
Reyes said investigation showed the smuggled cigarettes came from Sulu and were bound for Pagadian City, the capital of Zamboanga del Sur. He added that the K-9 unit of the Philippines Drug Enforcement Agency inspected the confiscated cigarettes for possible presence of illegal drugs ... (SunStar Zamboanga) .
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Unscientific pre-election surveys mislead voting public

The Manila Times 26 Nov 2021
Information taken from Open Data Philippines shows the number of voters by region. The National Capital Region comprises 11.43 percent of the total voting population, balance Luzon with 38.61 percent, Visayas at 21.68 percent, and Mindanao with 28.28 percent ... in the Philippines.
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PAL Holdings shareholders OK capital hike

The Philippine Star 25 Nov 2021
PAL Holdings Inc., the listed operator of flag carrier Philippine Airlines, has secured approval from its shareholders to more than double the company’s capital base as well as issue new shares through a private placement ... .
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'Limit mall visits of unvaccinated kids'

The Manila Times 25 Nov 2021
Mary Ann Bunyi, president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society of the Philippines made the appeal as the business sector continues to urge the government to move the National Capital Region to Alert Level 1, the most lenient classification.
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DBP bags two international awards

Journal Online 24 Nov 2021
State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) bagged two awards for its development projects on human capital development and financial inclusion in the recently-concluded Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development Awards held in Manila, a top official said.
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‘Policy reforms, competence still needed for nation’s recovery’

Manila Standard Today 24 Nov 2021
Stratbase ADR Institute Non-resident Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies Dr. Vicente Paqueo said that labor market regulations in the Philippines are too restrictive and burdensome compared to its peers and competitors ... Philippine Institute for Development Studies Research Fellow Dr.
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Philippines' Duterte dangles food freebies to hit 15 million Covid-19 shots in 3 days

Straits Times 24 Nov 2021
MANILA (BLOOMBERG) - The Philippines is targeting to vaccinate 15 million people against Covid-19 during a three-day drive, doubling down its push especially in remote areas as it lags neighbours in inoculations ... The Philippines has eased most of the movement restrictions in the capital and other key areas as infections decline.
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Duterte orders freebies to achieve 15m shots in 3 days

Straits Times 24 Nov 2021
MANILA • The Philippines aims to vaccinate 15 million people against Covid-19 during a three-day drive, doubling down on its push especially in remote areas as it falls behind its neighbours in jabs ... The Philippines has eased most of its movement curbs in the capital and other key areas as infections fall ... BLOOMBERG ....
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