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AFP CGSC Class 62 Visits PH Embassy In Beijing

A total of 44 students from CGSC Class 62, including two international military students from Indonesia and Malaysia, had a six-day visit to Beijing as part of the Foreign Academic Travel program of the course.    
Philippines World
The AFP Command and General Staff Course (CGSC) Class 62 paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Jose Santiago Sta. Roman and the Philippine Embassy officials in Beijing on ...
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House Committee Approves Urban Agriculture Bill

The bill titled “Integrated Urban Agriculture Act” promotes urban agricultural development in metropolitan areas to address food security concerns.
Health Philippines
The Integrated Urban Agriculture Act The House special committee on food security chaired by Rep. Leo Rafael Cueva (2ndDistrict, Negros Occidental) approved a substitute bill seeking to promote integrated urban ...
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JTI Mighty takeover to raise ‘sin’ tax take by P40-B in 2018

Mighty Corp., a Bulacan-based cigarette manufacturer, sold its assets to JTI to be able to pay off its tax liabilities. With the approval of President Duterte, the DOF and BIR accepted Mighty Corp.'s P25-billion settlement offer.
Business Philippines
The government stands to gain almost P40 billion in additional revenues from the “sin” tax on tobacco products starting  in 2018, following the Japan Tobacco International (JTI) takeover of ...
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House Pushes Travel Tax Exemption for Kids of Solo Parent OFWs

House Pushes Travel Tax Exemption for Kids of Solo Parent OFWs
News Philippines
The House committee on overseas workers’ affairs chaired by Rep. Jesulito Manalo (Party-list, ANGKLA) has approved House Bill 6138 which seeks to grant travel tax exemption to dependents ...
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Miko & Gab ‘Hugot’ Music Video Social Media Launch

Asian Artists Agency, Inc., on Monday Evening, conducted the social media launch party of talent Miko & Gab's debut single, 'Hugot'.
Entertainment Feature News
Asian Artists Agency, Inc., on Monday Evening, conducted the social media launch party of talent Miko & Gab’s debut single, ‘Hugot‘. The launch party was held at the ...
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Indian Car Maker Tata Motors to Join PUV Modernization

Indian carmaker Tata Motors plans to manufacture in the Philippines and targets to join the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program
Business Philippines
MANILA — Indian carmaker Tata Motors plans to manufacture in the Philippines and targets to join the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program through its local distributor Pilipinas ...
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President Duterte tours HMAS Adelaide

The President was given a tour of the landing helicopter dock ship HMAS Adelaide anchored at the Port of Manila by the Australian Defence Force
Peace Philippines World
MANILA–President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, October 10, visited the largest ship of the Royal Australian Navy and reiterated full support to the Philippines’ allies. The President was ...
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Global premium brands eye increased presence in PH

Herve Ducros, managing director for Travel Retail for the Asia Pacific Region of fashion company Chanel said that the brand is set to open a section in Duty Free Philippines in the first quarter of 2018.
Life Philippines
MANILA — More global premium brands are expected to increase their presence in the Philippines in anticipation of the growth of Chinese tourists in the country, the Department ...
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Fratman Trangia in Atio murder to return to PH

Ralph Trangia, a suspect involved in the murder of UST law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo III, is expected to return to the country Tuesday.
News Philippines
MANILA — Ralph Trangia, one of the persons suspected involved in the hazing rites which led to the death of University of Santo Tomas (UST) law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo ...
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WB Report: PH a model for migrant workers’ support system

Released on Monday, a WB report, titled Migrating to Opportunity, said, “The highly-developed support system for migrant labor in the Philippines can serve as a model for other countries, however, the country should continue its focus on improving reintegration of returning migrants.”
Philippines World
MANILA — The World Bank (WB) has called for eased restrictions on labor migration to boost workers’ welfare and accelerate regional economic integration saying other Association of Southeast ...
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