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Government seeks ADB loan for e-jeepney

The Energy Department plans to apply for a new loan from the Asian Development Bank to roll out the government’s electric jeepney program, a year after the government cancelled the loan for the electric tricycle program.

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PPA vows no repeat of port congestion

By Riza Lozada There would be no repeat during the holiday season of the tight port traffic of 2014 when container cargoes were stranded at the Manila ports that mainly resulted from the Manila city government’s strict truck ban, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said.

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FWD opens dollar insurance scheme

Life insurer FWD Life Philippines recently launched a dollar-denominated single-payment insurance protection and investment plan called “US Dollar All Set Higher” which gives customers the opportunity to take advantage of the long-term growth potential of international economies while giving them lifetime insurance protection.

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RBs should strive to aid MSMEs—Bam

By Riza Lozada Rural banks (RBs) should expand their services to more small businesses as many local entrepreneurs still need access to reasonable loan packages that can help them grow their business, Senator Bam Aquino said during his speech at the 60th Charter Symposium of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) recently.

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