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PH CEOs turn optimistic about 2023 prospects

MANILA, Philippines — Most of the country’s top corporate executives started 2022 brimming with optimism that the worst was over, the COVID-19 pandemic had peaked and there was nowhere to go but up. Russia’s...

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BuCor on Bilibid deaths: 5 docs per 29K inmates

Dozens of deaths at New Bilibid Prison (NBP) could have been prevented had the prisoners received proper medical attention for otherwise treatable diseases, a Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) official lamented on Friday after another...

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TRO on power deal may burden users – Marcos

MANILA, Philippines — Warning that ordinary consumers risked paying higher electricity prices, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday said he hoped the Court of Appeals (CA) would reconsider its issuance of a temporary restraining...

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Tacloban, Bacolod see soaring dengue cases

TAGBILARAN CITY—The cases of dengue fever in two major cities and a province in the Visayas have skyrocketed this year compared to 2021. The cities of Bacolod in Negros Occidental and Tacloban in Leyte...

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Health workers press call for P33,000 basic pay

Hundreds of health-care workers on Thursday staged a “day of protest” against low wages and government inaction on the overdue payment of their mandatory pandemic benefits. Members of unions under the Alliance of Health...

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harris reiterates US commitment to defend PH

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and visiting US Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday hailed the “strong” and “enduring” ties between the Philippines and the United States amid global headwinds. “Your visit...

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Marcos meets Xi, pushes Apec health investments

BANGKOK—President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Chinese President Xi Jinping had their first bilateral meeting here on Thursday, but Malacañang did not say if the Philippine leader raised the controversial issue on the South China...