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Kalamansi, makopa, kamote get an upgrade

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MAGSAYSAY and his sister Mila M. Valenzuela listen to Vergara explain why Luz kalamansi is better than the typical Filipino variety. Photo by Linda B. Bolido

New, better and more commercially viable fruit and vegetable planting materials are being developed and made available to farmers by a group of individuals and organizations committed to help make agriculture more financially rewarding.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Relief aid beyond the financial

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BACALLA and the Abas couple with the Citi volunteers from Manila

On June 7, more than a dozen Citibank officers and employees, headed by Philippine chief executive officer Batara Sianturi, spent a whole morning painting the newest building at the Gawad Kalinga housing project in Barangay Pago, Tanauan, Leyte for families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Many Filipinos still ‘financially excluded and underserved’

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Matthew Driver, Mastercard president for Southeast Asia: Education

While modern gadgets have become almost basic necessities for an ever growing number of people, technology appears not to have broadened much the reach of banking institutions and services.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Good news’ for Mother Earth

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SIANTURI (last row, third from left), Osorio (last row, fourth from right) and Silva (last row, fourth from left) with the Citi volunteers.

Volunteers from the country office of one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Citibank Philippines, marked Earth Week this year by helping a few urban poor women make a little money to fund some of their projects.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Women’s traditional role helps make them good entrepreneurs

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SIANTURI and the microentrepreneurs enrolled at CMDC

For Batara Sianturi, country officer of Citibank Philippines, the success of many Filipino women in small and medium scale enterprises was not at all surprising.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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