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IT Services Used to Prevent No-Shows at Restaurants

December 29, 2019

Tokyo- A number of new information technology-based services have been launched to help prevent no-shows at restaurants in Japan. A study group set up by the industry ministry recently estimated the domestic eating-out industry’s total losses from no-shows at about

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New PROC ambassador commits to work on speedy launch of ‘Build, Build, Build’ projects

December 29, 2019

Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Manila Huang Xilian has committed to institutionalize regular meetings between the Philippines and China to thresh out issues involving the Duterte administration’s big-ticket infrastructure and development projects that are being implemented with funding support from China. 

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Line Mobile Fined 2.43 M. Yen for Misleading Consumers

December 29, 2019

Tokyo- Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency ordered Line Mobile Corp. on Friday to pay a fine of 2.43 million yen by July 28 next year for violating the law against misleading representations. The agency found that the mobile virtual network operator

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PSE index ends lower at the last trading day of 2019

PSE index ends lower at the last trading day of 2019

December 27, 2019

The main Philippine share index ended lower on Friday, the last trading day of the year. But the peso gained against the US dollar, closing at P50.635 from Thursday’s P50.821. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association

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Central bank sees higher inflation for December

December 27, 2019

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ( BSP) sees December inflation increasing from the previous month, it said in a report from its economic research department on Friday. It sees inflation settling ”within the 1.8-2.6 percent range” from November’s 1.3 percent

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General government debt decreased to 37.6% of GDP as of June

December 27, 2019

Consolidated General Government (GG) debt stood at P6.8 trillion in the second quarter, an increase of 0.7 percent from the first quarter level of P6.7 trillion and 13.4 percent increase from the same period last year. Of the total, 62.9

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PSE index cuts losses

December 26, 2019

The main Philippine index reduced its losses as trading resumed after Christmas break on Thursday. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index closed 30.32 points lower to 7,842.38 points. The index lost 99.63 points 10 minutes after trading began. In the

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DOF taps JICA in crafting Subic masterplan

December 25, 2019

The government has engaged the expertise of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in updating the masterplan for the development of the Subic Bay and its surrounding areas, the Department of Finance (DOF) informed senators recently.  Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez

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