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Fueling Phl’s Eco Growth
For a continuous economic growth of about 5 to 7 percent yearly, the Philippines should be consist­ent with its energy policies and have a di­verse mix of energy sources, said Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Daniel Yergin. In a special media interaction hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce held...


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Australia Fosters Community Dev’t in N. Samar
“I was a bit surprised when I started digging into what had been the coop­eration between us (Australia and Northern Samar). But that’s the way it should be. That’s a sign that a lot...


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German, Aussie Relief A Year After Yolanda
“The loss of life and damage caused by Typhoon Yolanda was unprecedented. Responding to the disaster would be a mas­sive challenge to any country in the world. I have travelled to the affected areas...


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EU Lauds Phl for Post-Haiyan ‘Quick Transition’ to Recovery
One year after Supertyphoon Hai­yan (Philippine codename, Yolanda) devastated communities in central Philippines, the European Union (EU) has lauded the country for its quick turnaround from emergency response to rehabilitation in areas affected by...


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German, Aussie Relief A Year After Yolanda
“The loss of life and damage caused by Typhoon Yolanda was unprecedented. Responding to the disaster would be a mas­sive challenge to any country in the world. I have travelled to the affected areas...


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IFC, Partner Banks Help Finance Sustainable-Energy Projects
A member of the World Bank Group, the International Finance Corpora­tion (IFC), and its partner banks have provided Php19 billion (about $463 mil­lion) worth of financing to more than 130 sustainable-energy projects, thereby help­ing...


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US Envoy Breaks Ground 77.5 km Road Project in Guiuan
US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg visited Guiuan, Eastern Samar on October 20 to break ground on a Php 9.5 billion (USD 214 mil­lion) US-funded road rehabilitation project. “New and improved roadways...


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Former Backpacker Returns to Phl as a Diplomat
Little did Belgian Consul Jan Ver­beeck know that he would come back to the Philippines, some 20 plus years later, more actively engaged in another capacity after visiting for the first time the country...


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Weird and Trippy Finds (Edition #3)
  My Anaconda Don’t Want None Unless You Got Buns, Hun… Talk about getting way up close and a tad bit too personal. TV presenter Paul Rosolie recently allowed himself to be filmed for...


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