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Farmers, fisherfolk, and small entrepreneurs can now get easy, ‘out-of-the-box’ loans from LandBank

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) has opened “out-of-the-box” lending facilities for farmers, fisherfolk, and inventors along with small and micro entrepreneurs, especially in remote or unserved ...
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China moving forward on investment commitments to the Philippines

Top Philippine and Chinese officials have agreed to move ahead on, and set up structures of coordination to effectively implement, the investment pledges forged between Manila and Beijing ...
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Philippine economy is fastest growing in Asia during 1st three months of Duterte presidency

MANILA, (PNA) — The Philippine economy remained the fastest growing among Asia’s emerging economies after growing 7.1 percent in the third quarter of 2016, giving a strong boost ...
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Philippine business tax breaks to be level with other ASEAN countries

The Department of Finance (DOF) wants the government income tax holidays to be on the par with those of its Southeast Asian neighbors in a bid to modernize ...
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Duterte infra spending, strong agri sector performance boosts RP economy to 7.1% growth

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III today said the third-quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 7.1 percent puts the Duterte government on target of expanding the economy by ...
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Small-value tobacco, alcohol imports still subject to excise taxes: BOC

November 16, 2016 — The Bureau of Customs today gave a reminder that while the tax-exempt value of non-commercial imports has been raised to P10,000, small value importations ...
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Mindanao tourism industry prepares for influx of Chinese tourists

DAVAO CITY, November 14, 2016 (PNA) — Tourism industry players in Mindanao are fine-tuning their products and strategy packages in preparation for the influx of Chinese and other ...
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Lifestyle check on BOC execs in the offing

November 14, 2016 — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered a lifestyle check on officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as part of the Duterte administration’s ...
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Renewable energy makes headway in Mindanao

Renewable energy made further strides in Mindanao as the Bukidnon Second Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BUSECO) signed up with AboitizPower subsidiary Hedcor Bukidnon, Inc. for 5 megawatts (MW) of ...
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Davao forum aims to flesh out Duterte admin’s inclusive growth agenda

DAVAO CITY November 8, 2016 — The Duterte administration is convening the first of its series of “inclusive deliberations” with development stakeholders in a bid to reach a ...
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