Solon seeks House probe on LRT concession deal

A party-list lawmaker on Monday filed a resolution calling for a congressional inquiry on the alleged lopsided concession agreement between the government and the Ayala-Pangilinan consortium Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC).

ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric Go Yap filed House of Representatives Resolution 647 after President …

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NegOcc power rates go down this month

Reduction in generation cost has brought down residential power rates in three electric cooperatives in Negros Occidental for January.

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) announced on Monday that its rate for the billing month of January decreased by PHP0.0671 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) -- from …

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US, China sign initial trade deal

The United States and China signed the "phase one" of a trade deal Wednesday that marks a major milestone in the more than two-year trade war between the world's top two economies.

The agreement was signed by US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier …

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PDEA, police nab 3 drug suspects in NoCot

Anti-narcotics agents arrested three drug personalities on the drug watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in separate law enforcement operations on Wednesday.

PDEA-12 director Naravy Duquiatan a buy-bust with the Pikit municipal police office collared Joland dela Cerna, a target-listed personality at …

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Pangasinenses celebrate National Bible Month

The local government units (LGUs) in the towns and cities of Pangasinan and other non-government organizations in the province have lined up different activities to celebrate the National Bible Month this January.

Myra Jalique, evangelist and Christian musical artists, aid some groups will distribute Bibles …

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1 dead, 2 hurt in Cotabato City shootout

A 50-year-old man was killed and two were injured in a shootout along a busy thoroughfare here on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Major Glenn Mar Avisa, city police station 1 chief, said the shootout started around 3:20 p.m. along Rajah Tabunaway Boulevard, particularly in front …

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2 weather systems bring rains Thursday

The northeast monsoon (amihan) and the tail-end of a cold front will continue to bring rains in most parts of the country Thursday.

In its 4 a.m. weather report, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are …

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Northeast monsoon to bring rains over Luzon

Rains will pour over parts of Luzon due to the northeast monsoon on Wednesday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the Cagayan Valley and Cordillera regions, the provinces of Aurora and Quezon, and the rest …

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Car sales up 3.5% in 2019

Sales of car manufacturers in the country increased by 3.5 percent in 2019 to 369,941 units from 357,410 units sold in 2018.

Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) reported Tuesday that sales of commercial vehicles supported the growth of the industry amid …

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Car sales up 3.5% in 2019

Sales of car manufacturers in the country increased by 3.5 percent in 2019 to 369,941 units from 357,410 units sold in 2018.

Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) reported Tuesday that sales of commercial vehicles supported the growth of the industry amid …

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AEV to raise up to $400M for offshore expansion

Tapping the foreign market for the first time, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) raised USD400 million through the issuance of fixed-rate, US dollar-denominated Regulation dollar-only senior unsecured notes by its wholly-owned subsidiary, AEV International Pte Ltd.

The notes will be listed on the Singapore Stock …

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