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GSIS members in flood, quake-hit areas in Mindanao may apply for emergency loan

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Almost 19,800 members of Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) in areas affected by flooding and earthquakes that struck Mindanao last September can avail themselves of an emergency loan from the state pension fund.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi closes lower

The Philippines stock barometer closed slightly lower on Monday after a chopping trade in the aftermath of a long weekend break and inclement weather that again flooded many parts of Metro Manila.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Flooding, in all levels of society

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Buying residential property is usually a well-considered investment decision. We look at whether it’s close to work or school. We think about size, design, number of bedrooms and quality of bathrooms. We think about whether it has a backyard or is near a park or a pool, or in a condo’s case, whether the gym, theaters, parking, etc., suits our standards.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Precautions during, after floods

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Last week’s back-to-back tropical storms and incessant heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” have left about 40 towns and cities in Ilocos Region, Central and Southern Luzon, and Metro Manila still grappling with floods, not to mention the threat of communicable as well as potentially deadly diseases as result of stagnant water and an overall deterioration in the environment.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

PH economy seen bouncing back from calamities

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The government is confident that the economic impact of recent calamities that shut down the country’s financial centers this week, however minimal, can be recovered in the third quarter.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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