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TradeNet to Minimize Costs for 7 Industries

TradeNet, an online trade facilitation platform, aims to minimize the costs of doing business and, cut the processing time for import and export permits.
Business Philippines
Rice, tobacco, other traders to benefit from DOF’s TradeNet TradeNet.gov.ph, the government’s online trade facilitation platform, aims to minimize the costs of doing business and, cut the processing ...
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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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ASEAN, HK to sign trade agreements in November

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Business Politics World
MANILA — The Philippines is optimistic over five agreements and declarations, including the long-awaited free trade and investment agreements between Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Hong ...
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Dumapong-Ancheta gets gold in ASEAN powerlifting event

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KUALA LUMPUR — Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta gave the Philippines a gold medal in powerlifting when she topped the women’s over 86-kg event on Thursday in the 9th ASEAN Para Games. The ...
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Bacolod beefs up security for MassKara Festival

Philippines Travel
BACOLOD CITY — More or less 1,000 policemen will be deployed to secure the events of the MassKara Festival 2017 slated on October 1 – 22. The Bacolod City ...
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ASEAN 50: Seen at Sea

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Opinion Philippines Politics World
The ASEAN 50 is a celebration of regional cooperation and brotherhood. It reaffirms the bonds that have been forged among geopolitical allies based on a mutual respect for ...
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Food security pact signed between Philippines, Myanmar

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DAVAO CITY, March 20, 2017 — The Department of Agriculture of the Philippines signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with officials from Myanmar. The event was witnessed by ...
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Duterte calls for shared partnership among ASEAN members

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DAVAO CITY, January 15, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte called for a shared partnership among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during the formal ceremonies ...
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Abe vows ‘maximum support’ for PHL’s hosting of ASEAN 2017 meetings

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MANILA, January 13, 2017 (PNA) — Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised on Thursday to provide maximum support to make the East Asia Summit and the ASEAN-related meetings ...
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#MindanaoMatters: Duterte to launch PHL ASEAN 2017 chairmanship on January 15 in Davao City

News World
MANILA, January 12, 2017 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte will officially launch the Philippines chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Davao City on January ...
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