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NEC, Hitachi, Softbank, Tokyo Gas want in on building New Clark City

March 18, 2019

Four major Japanese companies presented their proposals to transform the former US air base at Clark, Pampanga into a smart city during a seminar sponsored by the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) at the

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ARTIST TALKS: Bibi Belgica on “INCUBATION”

March 18, 2019

Visual artists, Bibi Belgica and Lhean Storm, held their exhibit, Incubation, at the Kanto Gallery last October. One of the duo, Bibi Belgica, was interviewed on October 13, 2018 the gallery in Makati Cinema Square in Makati City, Philippines.

Japan ready to give more aid to Marawi City; appreciates dismantling of comfort women statue

March 18, 2019

Special Advisor for Foreign Affairs Katsuyuki Kawai said that Japan is ready to extend additional assistance for the rehabilitation of Marawi City. Kawai made the offer during a courtesy call to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday last week. The

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Award-winning documentary, Yield, shown at TIU Theater.

October 30, 2018

The award-winning documentary,Yield, was shown at TIU theater at Makati Cinema Square along Chino Roces Ave. from Oct. 19-21. Produced by TIU Films, the documentary is about child labor. Yield won the Best Documentary and Best Editing awards at the

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Boracay reopens, gov’t imposes limits on use of island resort

October 30, 2018

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat briefs foreign media during a forum held a week before the reopening of the popular resort island on Oct. 26, 2018. Boracay, one of the world’s best resort islands, was closed to tourists for six months

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Bettors from Eastern Samar, Albay share P1.18 billion lotto prize

October 30, 2018

The biggest lotto prize of P1.18 billion pesos in the country’s history was won by bettors from Eastern Samar and Albay provinces, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced last Sunday, October 14. The jackpot hit P1,180,622,508 and the winning

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Ultra Lotto 5/68 draw balloons to over P1.1-billion

October 30, 2018

he PCSO’s Ultra Lotto 5/68 draw ballooned to over P1.1 billion on Friday as nobody among the millions of bettors was able to win the jackpot prize — the biggest in the history of the PCSO’s lottery. The winning combination

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Inflation surges higher to 6.7 percent in September: PSA

October 12, 2018

The country’s inflation rate surged higher to 6.7 percent in September 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This was higher than the 6.4 percent in August and doubly higher than the 3.0 percent posted in the same month in

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