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Pagcor releases P2B for classroom project

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PAGCOR, DepEd and DPWH inked a memorandum of agreement marking the 4th phase of the “Matuwid na Daan sa Silid-Aralan” school building program. The state-gaming firm provided an additional P2 billion for the project to fund the construction of more or less 1,500 classrooms in public schools nationwide. 

In photo (front row) are DepEd Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro (2nd from left), PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Cristino L. Naguiat, Jr., (middle), DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson and other officials of the three agencies.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) has released an additional P2 billion for its “Matuwid na Daan Silid-Aralan” project, bringing its total contribution to the government’s school building program to a staggering P7 billion.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Inclusive?

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Inclusive growth is the latest buzzword. We have heard many convoluted explanations of this elusive phenomenon. Most explanations eloquently describe the outcome but miss the origin of the problem.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

2 big Japan investment missions coming

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A worker assembles a new IH cooking heater on cellular manufacturing at Japan's Hitachi Appliances, Inc. Taga Works in Hitachi, about 150 km east of Tokyo on March 19, 2013. AFP

Despite perceived difficulties in doing business in the Philippines, officials of as many as 80 large Japanese enterprises will be arriving in the country in September to scout for investment opportunities in key sectors such as manufacturing, banking, energy and infrastructure.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

DTI changes incentives tack to attract investors

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The Department of Trade and Industry will be making some changes in the way it draws up its incentive package for investors to ensure that the 2014 Investment Priorities Plan will serve as an effective tool to boost Philippine industries.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

STI revenue rises by 13%

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Education network operator STI Holdings reported a 13-percent year-on-year growth in gross revenue to P1.36 billion in the first nine months of its current fiscal year as its schools expanded enrollment base.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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