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BSP raises 100 billion pesos at auction

SW FILE PHOTO The Philippine central bank raised 100 billion pesos on Friday from its auction of 28-day notes, with interest rates hiked following restrictive signals from the US Federal Reserve. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) fully awarded the short-term bills of exchange, with demand reaching Pesos 102.042 billion, less …

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Marcos did not comply with the tax ruling – court

The only son and namesake of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos had failed to pay a fine that an appeals court imposed on him in 1995 for failing to pay his taxes, a lawyer for a group that wanted to exclude him from the presidential election said Friday. Former …

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PSEi drops to 6,900 levels due to Omicron concerns

THE MAIN INDEX slumped on Wednesday amid concerns about the effectiveness of vaccines against the new 2019 variant of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and the government’s pandemic response. The Reference Index of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) fell 253.82 points, or 3.52%, on Wednesday to close at 6,947.06, while the broader …

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Misinformation on Social Media and the 2022 Filipino Elections – The Diplomat

advertising The 2022 Philippine presidential race will be crowded. Of the dozen of candidates who have submitted their papers, there are five top runners: Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domgaoso, Christopher “Bong” Go, and Maria Leonor “Leni.” “Robredo. Meanwhile, the Philippines are struggling to overcome …

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CPI base year will be changed to 2018 from January

PHILIPPINE STAR / MICHAEL VARCAS from Luz Wendy T. Noble, reporter The Philippine Bureau of Statistics (PSA) announced that the base year for the consumer price index (CPI) will change from January to 2018 to reflect changing consumption patterns of Philippine households such as the move to e-commerce. National statistician …

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Peso continues to drop with the new coronavirus variant

SW FILE PHOTO THE PESO weakened against the dollar on Friday after a new variant of coronavirus sparked risk aversion among investors. The local unit closed at 50.43 pence against the dollar, down four centavos from its P50.39 end Thursday, data from the Bankers Association of the Philippines showed. The …

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Legislation banning Huawei 5G technology insists Riigikogu | news

Two MPs voted with one abstention against the bill, which will also open up the 5G frequency band to market competition. The draft law, now the Electronic Communications Act, is intended, subject to the approval of the President, to implement the European communications directive into national law and to define …

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Senate can approve budget next week

PHILIPPINE STAR / EDD GUMBAN from Alyssa Nicole O. Tan THE SENATE is aiming to pass the 2022 General Budget Act in its third and final reading early next week after delays caused by a coronavirus fear. The debates are expected to end Tuesday evening, Senator Juan Edgardo M. Angara, …

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64 have adverse effects after a COVID19 vaccination; 55 Not serious

“A total of 62 cases have been fully investigated while two cases are still under investigation,” said Dr. Fong. “Of these cases examined, 61 were adults and 1 child.” Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Dr. James Fong. The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has …

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iOS vs Android: Rakuten Viber tells which smartphones are popular with Ukrainians

What smartphones do Ukrainians prefer / 24 channels According to a study by Kantar CMeter, 97% of smartphones in Ukraine have the Viber mobile application installed. The company analyzed the devices on which the country’s residents most frequently used the application in October 2021. It turned out that most Ukrainians …

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