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BSP says Dec. inflation likely slowed

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) said headline inflation likely eased in December as local oil prices slipped, although Typhoon Odette may have pushed food prices higher. The consumer price index (CPI) probably rose within the 3.5% to 4.2% range this month, BSP Governor Benjamin E. …

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Israel’s SavorEat launches personalized plant-based 3D printed burgers

SAVOREAT.COM HERZLIYA, Israel — Israeli foodtech firm SavorEat on Tuesday launched a plant-based burger system personalized to each customer, one of the first companies to use 3D printing technology to cook food. Typically, vegan burgers from companies like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are frozen and later cooked on a …

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Typhoon Odette affects over 50 McDonald’s stores, one remains closed

MCDONALD’S FB PAGE OVER 50 McDonald’s Philippines stores were said to have been hit by Typhoon Odette but the majority have since resumed operations and only one remains closed. “We closed as many as 53 stores but was able to open them at a limited capacity over the past days,” …

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‘The Golden Year of PHL Sports’

(L-R) NESTHY PETECIO, HIDILYN DIAZ, CARLO PAALAM AND EUMIR MARCIAL — THE PHILIPPINE STAR FILE PHOTO FOR PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham Tolentino, the country’s breakthrough performance in the Tokyo Games last August opened doors for the country to produce more golden moments in future editions. “Yes, the Filipino …

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Huawei, Honor, and Motorola planning to launch new foldable phones in China

HUAWEI Technologies Co., its spinoff brand Honor and Lenovo Group Ltd.’s Motorola introduced plans for new foldable phones in recent days, betting on the nascent form factor to win over the ultra-competitive Chinese market. Each company is billing its upcoming device as a top-of-the-line handset, with Huawei pricing its P50 …

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Giant statues unveiled along EDSA

1 of 2 TWO six-story high statues have been unveiled at the entrance of the 4.8-hectare DoubleDragon Meridian Park along EDSA in the Bay area. The stainless-steel sculptures by artist Jefrë Figueras Manuel (a.k.a. JEFRË) are called Bayani, which depicts a young person, and Pag-Asa, which depicts a figure waving …

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Prime Strategic Holdings makes tender offer for Apex Mining shares

APEX MINING Co., Inc. said on Wednesday that it received a letter from Prime Strategic Holdings, Inc. about its newspaper notice to make a mandatory tender offer for the listed mining company’s shares at a price of P1.30 per apiece. In a disclosure, Apex Mining received the tender offer report …

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What are Pinoys drinking?

1 of 5 WE can talk all day about wine trends, but what are Filipinos really drinking? Data collected by wine marketplace Winery.ph saw 54 bestsellers each given the company’s own Kavino Choice Award, out of the 2,000 different bottles they have on stock. From these, Chris Urbano, Winery.ph Managing …

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Century Properties plans P3-B bond offer

CENTURY PROPERTIES Group, Inc. is planning a P3-billion fixed-rate retail bond offering, proceeds of which will be used to partially refinance debt as well as fund capital expenditures and general corporate requirements, subject to regulatory approval. In an e-mail to reporters on Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said …

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AC Energy subscribes to P14-B shares of solar, wind subsidiaries

AYALA-LED AC Energy Corp. has agreed to subscribe to the shares of two subsidiaries for a combined P14 billion to fund the units’ separate projects in solar and wind energy development. AC Energy disclosed to the stock exchange on Wednesday its subscription to the shares of Santa Cruz Solar Energy, …

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