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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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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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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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Money News Roundup: Mitsubishi Evo Rumors, Mandatory Car Child Seats, Airline Ticket Discounts for Seniors and PWD

September is just about to end and we’re looking at around 90 days left before Christmas. Plenty of time to catch up on the latest happenings in the financial and automotive markets.Who knows, the latest car you’ll read about might be the next gift you’v...

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P1,000 For CHR: House And Senate Continue Debate On Government's 2018 Budget

There were two big pieces of news to start the third week of September: the approach of tropical depression “Maring” and the results of the budget debates at the House of Representatives.Maring caused the cancellation of classes across Luzon and the suspen...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Meralco Hikes Prices, Unified Toll System Proposed, Sin Tax Gains To Rise, Subaru Introduces 2018 XV

The Ber months of 2017 didn’t get off to a very bearish start. There’s bad news, good news, and not-so good money news as we charge head-first into September’s first week.With price hikes, new and exciting wheels coming to the market, and heaven knows wh...

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Money News Roundup: LTO To Issue License On Same Day, Uber Pays P190M Fine, AirAsia To Expand PH Operations, And More

The "ber" months are here, which only means one thing (and it's not more Jose Mari Chan memes): the smell of money is in the air.Whether you're looking for the next big thing in the stock market or in the market for a new car, we're here to give you financial ...

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Old Faces, New Names Make It To Forbes Philippines' 50 Richest List 2017

The Philippines has recently been lauded as a strong-performing economy. Despite the volatility of neighboring markets over the years, the country was able to maintain its steady growth. For the upcoming period, the World Bank predicted that the Philippines wi...

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Money News Roundup: Peso Hits 51 Vs. Dollar, Uber Operation Gets Suspended, Mitsubishi Unveils New MPV

It's the most important day of the first half of the month. Petsa de peligro, or the proverbial financial drought before the much-anticipated showers of payday, is finally over.In other, equally impactful news, these developments in the financial, motoring, an...

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LIST: State Universities And Colleges Included In the Free Tuition Act

Last week, President Rodrigo Duterte finally signed a law that will subsidize the education of students in 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs) nationwide.The Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, which was ratified by Congress, grants full...

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