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Aquino to agencies: Monitor prices of ‘Noche Buena’ items

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FAMILYMART believes the local convenience store market remains “extremely underdeveloped.”

With Christmas fast approaching, President Benigno Aquino III has ordered his Cabinet to ensure that prices of “Noche Buena” food are within the appropriate range.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Meralco restores 24-percent electricity in areas affected by Glenda

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The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has restored only 24-percent electricity of its franchise area which covers over five million consumers.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

FDA warns public vs eye drops

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday warned the public against the use of Power Drops, an unregistered product claiming to be a good remedy for a wide range of eye, ear and mouth ailments.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NTC urged to compel telcos to refund P7-B text fees

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Consumer groups on Friday urged the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to compel network providers Smart, Globe and Sun Cellular to immediately return the P7.6 billion overcharge in SMS (short message service or texting) to their subscribers.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Lawyer asks De Lima to issue lookout bulletin order vs Sofitel execs

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Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal on Wednesday asked Justice Secretary Leila De Lima to issue a “lookout bulletin order” (LBO) against two top foreign officials of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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