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Youth urged: Join agricultural sector

THE BUSINESS sector is focusing on encouraging the new breed of workers who want to help till the farms as farmers have been getting old.

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P6-B eyed for dev’t of Sasa wharf: exec

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has proposed for a P6-billion modernization of the Sasa Wharf, a top official of the agency bared yesterday.

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Sukuk Bonds proposed for Mindanao programs

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) is proposing for the tapping of Sukuk Bonds, bonds that comply with Islamic laws, to fund key programs of the government, especially those to be implemented in Mindanao.

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Airline urged: Serve Davao-Japan route

BUSINESS Organizations and government agencies here have requested flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) to service the Davao City-Japan route to enhance the flow of people and improve their trade linkages.

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LINE of SIGHT

Considerations for purchasing By: Harold Young     Are you anticipating a substantial purchase? It may be a new smartphone, laptop, or other things. Before you make that purchase, you need financing and need to know the best mode of

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IN 4 YEARS P1.2 trillion in add’l budget needed by Mindanao: exec

MINDANAO must get an additional budget of P1.2 trillion spread in the next four years on top of its regular budget for it to be able to sustain its economic growth and catch up with the rest of the country,

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Firm intensifies CSR program

HOLCIM Philippines has intensified its corporate social responsibility program through training of masons as it has committed to help the government and its partners to enhance the skills of those in the construction industry.

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BANANA INDUSTRY Exemption from increase in minimum wage sought

THE BANANA industry is asking the government to help ailing industries by allowing them to avail of exemptions from wage increases.

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First phase of MRS seen to meet timeline

THE FIRST phase of the Mindanao Railway System (MRS), a key infrastructure project of the Duterte administration, is expected to meet its target completion date of 2022.

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Expanded Holcim plant to operate next year, say

HOLCIM Philippines is expected to start operating its expanded production facility in the city next year as it has committed to provide better construction solutions as the government embarks on its “Build, Build, Build” program.

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