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Aboitiz group profit more than doubles to P4.9B

ABOITIZ Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) posted a 159% year-on-year increase in its consolidated net income for the second quarter to P4.9 billion on the back of its business segments’ robust contribution.

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Haul from Shell excise tax seen at P41B after Supreme Court...

THE GOVERNMENT is set to collect P41 billion in excise taxes from Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (PSPC), the Palace said Thursday, after the Supreme Court (SC) lifted a temporary restraining order (TRO) which had barred tax collectors from imposing charges on Shell shipments of a petroleum additive.

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PHILIPPINE shares closed in the green on Thursday, with investors optimistic after the government maintained loose restriction measures for Metro Manila and nearby provinces or the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble.

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China Bank’s net income up 39% in first semester

CHINA BANKING CORP. (China Bank) saw its net income climb 39% in the first half on the back of the strong performance of its core businesses.
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One shining moment: Gold and SONA

It took only one kilo for Hidilyn Diaz to edge out Chinese champion Liao Quiyun to establish a new world weightlifting record of 224 kg in the 55-kg class and win the gold medal. That single feat was enough for the Philippine flag to be hoisted higher than China’s, and the Philippine National Anthem to be played on the podium during the awarding ceremonies — the first time in 97 years since the Philippines participated in the 1924 Paris Olympics.

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Experience a smooth performance with the 8GB+3GB extended RAM in the...

Extra powerful processors and Extended RAM Technology enable users to enjoy the glossy-smooth functionality of the vivo V21 Series Enjoy the smooth performance of...

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Envisioning work and education after COVID-19

Perhaps one of the biggest impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is how it has affected work and education. To protect against infection risks, companies...

SPECIAL REPORTS

Slowly recovering amid the ongoing pandemic

THE PHILIPPINE automotive industry is gradually picking up from the impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has largely hampered mobility and has reshaped how industry players offer their products and services as well as what consumers are looking for in a vehicle.
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From dresses and skorts to hijabs, badminton’s women wear what they...

TOKYO —  Female athletes have fought long and hard for the right to choose what they wear when they compete at the Olympics, and at the Tokyo Games more and more athletes and fans are speaking out and taking action.

VELOCITY

The return of a Kombi nation?

FIRST OFF, while it shares the nameplate, the Multivan Kombi is clearly not the people mover of yore that symbolized love, peace, and the “flower-power” ethos that suffused a generation and its embrace of a culture of freedom.

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Marcial moves to quarterfinals in easy victory; Irish Magno falls

FILIPINO middleweight boxing bet Eumir Felix D. Marcial advanced to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday after making short work of Algerian opponent Younes Nemouchi in their Round of 16 clash at the Kokugikan Arena.

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