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Feature: Filipino "Lolas" struggle for apology from Japan for "comfort woman" crime

Xinhua 13 Aug 2022
13 (Xinhua) -- As one of the Philippine women forced into sexual slavery by Japanese ... The "Lila Pilipina" office in Quezon City, a suburb of the Philippine capital, is a small memorial hall for Lolas ... In the Philippine capital, Dy worked and tried to forget her bitter experience.
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This style maven takes over Greenbelt

Manila Standard 13 Aug 2022
Deemed the country’s luxury fashion capital, Greenbelt 3 has recently undergone a refresh to further solidify the mall’s reputation, a venue worthy of housing the best luxury brands in the market ... We always have lunch here, and I love how it has grown to be the Capital of Fashion here in the Philippines.”.
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CPPIB’s India co-investments at $270 mn in June quarter | Mint

Live Mint 12 Aug 2022
CVC Capital acquired agro chemicals business Sajjan India in February 2022 for approximately $700 million ... Sequoia Capital said in June it had raised $2.85 billion, of which $2 billion is for investments in India and $800 million was earmarked towards startups in Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia.
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40 kgs of shabu worth P272 M seized from two suspects in La Union buy-bust

Manila Bulletin 12 Aug 2022
The buy-bust was carried out by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) region 1, National Capital Region (NCR), Police Regional Office 1, Team Navy and other law enforcement units ... .
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DA exec resigns over sugar import mess, Palace expands probe

Manila Standard 12 Aug 2022
Cruz-Angeles has earlier described Sugar Order No. 4 as “illegal.” ... In an interview with CNN Philippines, UNIFED President Manuel Lamata said the milling season started last week so there is no problem with supply ... 4 (SO4) ... AACLPI and LCMDMPC are groups of sugar planters in Negros Occidental—the sugar capital of the Philippines ... ....
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Is fish and seafood self-sufficiency possible? Former BFAR Director says yes

Manila Bulletin 11 Aug 2022
Is the Philippines capable of meeting its own need for fish and seafood? Atty ... Perez spoke at the Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food, Inc ... The Philippines does not lack for the resources needed, namely natural, human, technological, and capital ... “Most of the experts in the field of fisheries and aquaculture are from the Philippines.”.
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MMSU partners with BC, CHEd for new TNE programs

The Manila Times 11 Aug 2022
Mee Jay Domingo, MMSU-ILP director, noted that their commitment to cooperate in the program by deploying their human and knowledge capital will not only benefit their faculty and students but will also enhance the transnational cooperation between the Philippines and the UK.
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Philippines logs 4,533 new COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths

Xinhua 11 Aug 2022
11 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 4,533 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,818,480 ... The capital region Metro Manila tallied 1,226 new ...
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What does a climate emergency declaration really mean?

The Manila Times 11 Aug 2022
And now it wants to be the first Philippine city to sport electric vehicles crisscrossing its streets and showing solar panels in its public buildings ... It is not even the first Philippine locality to declare a climate emergency; that distinction belongs to Bacolod, the capital of Negros Occidental province.
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Capacity for change

The Manila Times 11 Aug 2022
Ernie Cecilia is the chairman of the Human Capital Committee and the Publication Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham); chairman of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines' (ECOP's) TWG on Labor Policy and Social Issues; and past president of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).
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KUWTT: Marcos rejects sugar import | Aug. 11, 2022

The Manila Times 11 Aug 2022
FOLLOWING the slower-than-expected performance in the second quarter, local lender Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and global research company Capital Economics have revised downward their economic growth outlooks for the country this year ... In July, the headline inflation rate in the Philippines hit a new three-year high of 6.4 percent.
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NBI forms ‘special team’ to probe deeper on ‘suspicious deaths’ of inmates at NBP

Manila Bulletin 11 Aug 2022
National Bureau of Investigation (2) ... He said his directive to form a special team was issued to De Lemos even if the NBI had filed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal complaints against 22 members of the Philippine National Police’s National Capital Region Police Office (PNP-NCRPO) on the deaths of eight high-profile inmates in NBP ... .
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2022 PH growth projections slashed

The Manila Times 10 Aug 2022
FOLLOWING the slower-than-expected performance in the second quarter, local lender Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and global research company Capital Economics have revised downward their economic growth outlooks for the country this year ... In July, the headline inflation rate in the Philippines hit a new three-year high of 6.4 percent.
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Capital Economics trims 2022 Phl growth forecast� as Q2 disappoints

The Philippine Star 10 Aug 2022
Think tank Capital Economics has trimmed its forecast for Philippine gross domestic product growth this year following the slower-than-expected economic performance in the second quarter ....
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Capital Economics trims 2022 Philippines growth forecast� as Q2 disappoints

The Philippine Star 10 Aug 2022
Think tank Capital Economics has trimmed its forecast for Philippine gross domestic product growth this year following the slower-than-expected economic performance in the second quarter ....

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