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DOF acts to settle legal hitches on state-controlled mining assets

The Department of Finance (DOF) is pursuing steps to untangle the legal issues tying down idle mining interests held by the government in an effort to speed up the privatization of these assets and revive their operations.  According to the Privatization and Management Office (PMO), lawsuits filed by the private sector proponents in the operations of these once-flourishing mining assets …

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Remittances drop for 2 straight months

Dollar remittances by Filipinos dropped again in April, for the second consecutive month, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

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PHL least prepared to handle cancer

How is the Philippines faring in cancer preparedness compared to its neighboring Asian countries?

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Malacanang rejects house-to-house search

Malacanang announced it is not in favor of policemen going “house-to-house” in search of confirmed COVID-19 patients, instead it urged those with mild and asymptomatic cases to admit themselves to isolation facilities.

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Drug war stats: 5,722 dead, 18,582 barangays cleared

President Rodrigo Duterte’s highly criticized illegal drugs war has resulted in the deaths of 5,722 drug suspects nationwide, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and RealNumbersPH.

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ABS-CBN frequency could be used for distance learning

One of the deputy speakers of the House of Representatives has recommended that government use the radio and TV frequencies of ABS-CBN as means for alternative distance learning for the opening of the new school year next month.

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ICTSI Successfully Prices New Perpetual Securities Issuance and Announces Results of Tender Offer

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (“ICTSI”) and Royal Capital B.V. (the “Issuer”) successfully priced a US$300,000,000 offering of senior perpetual capital securities, guaranteed by ICTSI (“New Perpetual Securities”). The New Perpetual Securities were structured to constitute equity under International Financial Reporting Standards and represent ICTSI’s fifth successful perpetual securities issuance.

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DTI Secretary affirms BCCP statement on UK investors still on Philippines

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez affirms the British of Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) Executive Director Chris Nelson’s statement that it is retaining and attracting new members in the Philippines throughout the lockdown, with prospects of new investments coming in for the long term.

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Young agripreneurs get loans from DA’s “KAYA” via cash card

Young Filipinos whose proposed agribusiness projects were approved under the Department of Agriculture’s Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs (KAYA) financing program can now get their loans swiftly through “KAYA” cash card.

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Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita opens for the armed forces

Fresh and affordable farm and fishery products are now available at the national headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Quezon City through the Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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