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86% of households don’t have a deposit account: central bank survey

January 13, 2017

Eighty-six percent of households do not have a deposit account which means the remaining 14 percent save their money in banks, a central bank survey said Friday. In its 2014 consumer finance survey, it said the “foremost reason cited by

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Cell sites in Cebu City will be shut down during weekend’s Sinulog Festival

January 13, 2017

The National Telecommunications approved  the request of the Philippine National Police to shut down cell sites during the weekend’s Sinulog Festival in Cebu City. “This is the request of the PNP ( Philippine National Police), a temporary shutdown,” said regional

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Filipinos feel Duterte administration must do more to combat inflation, raise workers pay 

January 13, 2017

Filipinos fully support the Duterte administration handling of 11  key issues led by its anti-crime drive, but disapprove its way of combatting inflation, a survey by Pulse Asia said Friday. The issues were the Duterte administration enjoy high approval are

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Abe leaves Davao 

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY– Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left this city at 12:43 pm Friday as he ended his overnight official visit to the Philippines. Abe and his wife had breakfast at the home of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.  In  photos taken

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Duterte hosts for PM Abe, wife in his house

January 13, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie tries Filipino delicacies at President Rodrigo Duterte’s residence in Davao City. Photo by Pres. Assistant. Bong Go DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte hosted on Friday breakfast for visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Prime Minister Abe arrives at Davao City

January 12, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his common-law wife HoneyletAvanceña exchange gifts with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe during the latter’s visit to the President’s residence at Doña Luisa Village in Davao City on January 13, 2017.

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Japan pledges one trillion yen for business development

January 12, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe take the podiums as theu give respective messages following a successful summit meeting at Malacanang Palace on January 12, 2017 during Abe’s official visit to the country. Presidential Photo Japan

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Constructing facilities in Kalayaan Island Group will not push through

January 12, 2017

A planned construction of facilities in islands and features claimed by the Philippines  in the South China will not push through amid improving relationship with China. “So status quo remains,” said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, referring to a moratorium that

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