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A year on, typhoon-devastated Philippine city fails to rebuild homes

A year on, typhoon-devastated Philippine city fails to rebuild homes

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The mayor of the central Philippine city worst hit by a super typhoon a year ago said on Tuesday fewer than 100 of 14,500 promised permanent homes had been built and that [...]
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Holcim Philippines eyes Lafarge Republic’s assets

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines Inc is eyeing the acquisition of assets of Lafarge Republic Inc, as aligned with the planned global merger between Holcim Ltd and [...]
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HGST shifts unit from China to Philippines

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ANC | 6:00 AM

HGST, subsidiary of Western Digital, one of the world’s largest hard drive makers, shifted one of its operations from China to the Philippines as it expands [...]
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Strong R&D key to sustaining 7-8 pct GDP growth

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The electronics industry and government agencies yesterday jointly called for a stronger research and development sector as they recognised that without it the country will [...]
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Philippines to amend fishing law to avoid EU ban

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Senate approved a bill Monday to strengthen laws against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, to prevent the European Union from blacklisting its [...]
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Who are the Philippines’ poor?

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

There’s a saying that goes “the poor are always with us.” But who are the Philippines’ poor and just how poor are they? According to data released by [...]
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Asean training to enhance services for PDWs opens in Philippines

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A three-day Southeast Asian regional training to improve services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) kicked off in the Philippines on Tuesday. Secretary Corazon Soliman of [...]
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Infosys to provide banking software solution to Philippines’ bank

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

IT services major InfosysBSE -0.24 percent today said it is providing banking software solutions to Philippines-based Bank of Makati, which recently transitioned into a [...]
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Philippines is 95th ‘best place’ to do business – WB report

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Setting up business in the Philippines seems not improving, as it slid down from 86th to 95th place, the latest “Doing Business” report of the World Bank showed. [...]
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US Marine to face trial in Philippines transgender killing

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will put a US Marine on trial for killing a transgender Filipino outside a former US Navy base but prosecutors have yet to decide whether to charge him with [...]
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Solving the mobile money problem in the Philippines

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Next Web | 6:00 AM

It’s a little known fact that mobile money was effectively invented in the Philippines by Smart Communications. Its Smart Money solution, launched in 2001, predates the [...]
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CNN comes to Manila

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Manila Standard Today | 6:00 AM

IF YOU get your daily dose of international news on CNN International, rejoice. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific and Nine Media Corporation have come into a joint [...]
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Philippines’ BDO posts 41pct jump in Q3 profit

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest bank, BDO Unibank, reported a 5.7 billion peso ($127 million) net profit in the third quarter, up 41 percent from a year ago. The increase in [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Philip Morris’ Philippine venture to stop exports to 2 countries – Standard Today

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp (PMFTC) will stop exporting cigarettes to South Korea and Pakistan with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system in [...]
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Solving the mobile money problem in the Philippines

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Next Web | 6:00 AM

It’s a little known fact that mobile money was effectively invented in the Philippines by Smart Communications. Its Smart Money solution, launched in 2001, predates the [...]
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