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Dino Mari Testa

New Generation Philippine Banknotes Rolled Out By The BSP—Spot the Differences

In an effort to keep the Philippine peso’s security and quality intact, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released a New Generation Currency series of banknotes.According to a BSP press statement released on December 5, these new generation Philippine ba...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Bank Officials Suspended For Fraud, A Two-Tier Auto Excise Tax, New P5 Coin Unveiled

It is the second week of December, that most wonderful time of the year when the Christmas holidays are almost upon us. We know your busy ticking things off your gift list but set aside a few minutes to look back at the important news in the financial and moto...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

The Dengvaxia Controversy: DOH Suspends Dengue Vaccine Program

The Department of Health’s Dengue vaccine program suffered a blow yesterday when the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia was found to be potential harmful to people who had not been previously infected with dengue.Dengvaxia is a dengue vaccine from Sanofi Pasteur, an i...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Jaguar Land Rover Returns, Restrictions On Foreign Companies Lifted, Philippine Workforce Lacks Soft Skills

Welcome to the end of November, where the yearend looms and is paved with Christmas lights and much-anticipated holiday feasts.While our eyes are already trained on our bonuses and shopping lists for the holiday season, the world doesn’t stop revolving and n...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Stricter Motorcycle and PUV Lanes, DICT and Facebook Team-Up, Two New Tesla EVs

The biggest news of last week must have been the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 2017.   Leaders from neighboring countries came to the Philippines to tackle the current issues in the region as well as secure deals and trades with other nation...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Globe And Jack Ma Team-up, 4.4 Million Tourists Arrive, Calata Delisted

Strange occurences have happened before, and they will happen again. And no, we’re not talking about the season 2 premiere of Netflix’s Stranger Things.Although we'd very much love to talk about that, there are far more important things to discuss this wee...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Jeepney Modernization Program And How It Will Affect Your Daily Commute

Several transport groups have been staging a nationwide transport strike that's supposed to inconvenience the commuting public. The boycott—organized by jeepney coalitions such as PISTON, Stop and Go Coalition, and No to Jeepney Phase-out Coalition—was hel...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Future Jeepneys, The Last Nissan Patrol, Underwater Cables For Faster Internet

There’s an ancient Chinese curse that is said to translate into, “may you live in interesting times,” and looking at everything that happened this week, it seems like we are.From the usual government circus to ManilArt 2017 to Erykah Badu and Fazerdaze�...

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Kristel Serran

The Top 10 Companies In The Philippines—And How It's Really Like To Work For Them

In May to July of this year, job search portal JobStreet.com Philippines ran a series of surveys and interviews among 14,062 participants and asked them what companies they wanted to work for.The respondents were mostly made up of junior executives and fresh g...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Weak Peso Leads To Increased Debt, ADB Sees Economic Growth In the Future

"Wake me up when September ends," sang rock band Green Day. We’re now on the second month of the -ber months and drawing closer to the end of the year. October, we're so #woke for you!Is it time for Christmas shopping yet? Are you in the market for a new car...

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