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Regional Updates (09/20/20)

Samal bridge landing site alignment final, says DPWH THE ALIGNMENT of the Davao-Samal bridge is final, a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official said amid the continued appeal for a redesign by the property owner of the Samal landing site. “We cannot change anymore the alignment after the …

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Duterte son threatens coup against speaker

PAOLO Z. DUTERTE — PHILSTAR/KRIZ JOHN ROSALES PRESIDENTIAL son and Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte has threatened to stage a coup against Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano after lawmakers complained of inequitable shares for their districts in the P4.5-trillion national budget for next year. Mr. Duterte on Sunday said he had sent …

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Simplifying share valuation

By Jonald Vergara and Betheena Dizon The COVID-19 pandemic may have unwittingly triggered acquisition activity as private equity investors demonstrate an increased appetite for Philippine companies. Despite the expected economic slowdown, investors continue to look for opportunities, with many entities needing sufficient capital to sustain their businesses. Whether …

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TESDA, electronics industry developing certification standards

ELECTRONICS EXPORTERS are working with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to develop training standards and certification in the sector. “It was recommended for TESDA… to explore the idea of establishing a public-private enterprise-based model for skills standard development and assessment,” TESDA Deputy Director General for Partnerships and …

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