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US-based executive named new PAL president, chief operating officer

July 29, 2019

The board of directors of Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Monday appointed a Gilbert Santa Maria, a US-based business executive as its new president and chief operating officer. In its board meeting,  Santa Maria replaced Jaime Bautista, who retired last June

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New tobacco tax reform law to ensure expanded healthcare for poor families – DOF

July 28, 2019

The newly signed law imposing  higher taxes on cigarettes and a new tax on e-cigarettes and other alternative devices for smoking will enable the government to properly implement the Universal Health Care (UHC) program, in keeping with President Duterte’s commitment to improve the

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PSE index up after Jollibee leads gainers

July 26, 2019

The main Philippine share index gained on Friday, with Jollibee Foods Corp. leading gainers after the market poorly received a plan to buy into Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. The Philippine Stock Exchange index closed at 8,183.89 points, up 88.19.

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Freelancers account for 5 percent of workers in Japan

July 25, 2019

Tokyo–About 3.06 million to 3.41 million people are working freelance in Japan, accounting for roughly 5 pct of total workers in the counthttps://manila-shimbun.ph/wp-admin/post-new.phpry, the Cabinet Office said in an estimate released Wednesday. Of them, about 1.58 million to 2.28 million

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PSE index, peso gain

July 25, 2019

The main stock index recovered from Wednesday to end higher while the peso ended higher against the US dollar on Thursday. The peso closed at P51. 11 from Wednesday’s P51.175. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association

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PSE index flat, peso slightly lower vs US dollar

July 23, 2019

The key stock index ended flat while the peso was slightly lower against the US dollar on Tuesday. The peso settled at P51.135 from Monday’s P51,076. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached

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PSE index, peso end lower

July 22, 2019

The main stock index and the peso ended lower on Monday. The peso settled at P51.076 against the US dollar from P51.04 on Friday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines amounted to $725.91

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Stocks mixed, peso declines vs US dollar

July 19, 2019

Stocks finished mixed while the peso declined against the US dollar on Friday. The peso ended at P51.04 from Thursday’s P50,97. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached $1.094 billion    The Philippine

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