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Influx of Chinese workers blamed on online gaming

By Tracy Cabrera Following a crackdown by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corpration (Pagcor) against illegal online gaming operators, Immigration spokesperson Dana Sandoval disclosed that online gaming is one of the main factors that has contributed to the influx of Chinese workers in the country.

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China leads in growth of renewable energy

By Tracy Cabrera Responsible for nearly half of the world’s total coal consumption— mainly to fire its power plants—China’s remarkable four-decade long economic expansion has been fueled in large part by coal. But choking air pollution, along with China’s commitments under the Paris Agreement on global warming, are pushing the country down a greener path.

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Infra spend hits P571B in 9 months

Infrastructure spending of over a half-trillion pesos in the first nine months of 2018 demonstrates the “fast and sure” mantra in the implementation of projects and shows the vastly improved absorptive capacity of government agencies on the Duterte watch, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said here Wednesday (Nov. 28).

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NDFP rejects Duterte’s demand for a draft peace agreement

By Tracy Cabrera Accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of pretending not to know there is a peace negotiating process, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has rejected the chief executive’s demand for a draft peace agreement, adding it will not submit its own version of the draft.

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Gatchalian pushes for ‘Drill, Drill, Drill’ amid skyrocketing global oil prices

By Tracy Cabrera The Duterte administration should be more aggressive in its pursuit of energy self-sufficiency by launching a ‘Drill, Drill, Drill’ program to support its ‘Build Build Build’ advocacy in order to strengthen its economic agenda.

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Neda warns impact of fare hike on inflation

By Tracy Cabrera                                                    The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has warned that the fare increase for public utility vehicles may even cause greater hardship for the public because it could impact on the spiraling …

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“OFWs of the World, unite,” AKO OFW partylist, Naval’s ardent call

By Tirso N. Paglicawan, Jr. “Upang tunay na ipaglaban, itaguyod at pangalagaan ang ating mga karapatan at kapakanan, mga OFW sa buong mundo, magkaisa,” (“To truly fight, promote and secure our rights and welfare, OFW of the World, unite”), an ardent and urgent call made by Advocates and Keepers Organization of OFWs Inc. (AKO OFW) partylist nominees led by Dr. …

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Better services expected from Taxi Passengers Rights Bill

By Tracy Cabrera                                                     Passengers may now expect proper service from taxis with the passage of House Bill 7774, otherwise known as the Taxi Passenger Rights Bill, which was approved on its third and final …

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Isabela gets 2 more districts for polls to ‘have more shares in the pie’

By Tracy Cabrera        Only good will come out in having two more districts in Isabela, according Isabela District III representative Napoleon ‘Pol’ Dy at the Unified Petitioners Against K to 12 (UPAK) media forum at the Aberdeen Court in Quezon City.

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Honda unleashes game changing models CLICK125i, CLICK150i

Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI), the number one motorcycle manufacturer and distributor in the Philippines, introduces the All-New CLICK125i and CLICK150i. The unveiling of the All-New CLICK is attuned to Honda Philippines’ ONE DREAM campaign, which aims to reach out to more Filipinos through their interests, with the message that Honda is part of their journey towards their dreams. All-New CLICK …

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