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PH now full member of int’l halal accreditation network

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The Philippines is now a full member of the International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF), giving the country voting rights in issues that could impact the local halal industry.

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London restaurateur named ‘face of Filipina power ‘17’

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LONDON -- Local restaurateur Rowena Romulo, whose thriving Filipino heritage restaurant Romulo Café made it to Tatler Restaurant Guide 2018, was named this year’s face of the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN).

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Nomura raises 2018 PH growth forecast

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Japanese financial giant Nomura has raised its 2018 growth forecast for the Philippines while projecting four interest rate increases next year on expectations that the inflation rate could exceed the government’s target range.

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Filipino chefs around the world to star in new cookbook

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Filipino chefs, restaurateurs and food writers will be included in the forthcoming book The Migrant Filipino Kitchen, an anthology of personal stories and recipes from Filipino chefs around the world.

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Will sex scandals make men wary of women at work?

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NEW YORK -- Some women, and men, worry the same climate that’s emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.

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Tax reform bill will increase electric bills - Bayan Muna

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The Senate version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) is generally the same with the House version of the tax reform bill and is still anti-poor, a solon warned on Sunday. Dec. 3.

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United Nations: Global economy growing at 3%, highest rate since 2011

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UNITED NATIONS -- The global economy is growing by about 3 percent -  its highest rate since 2011 and a significant acceleration from 2016, the United Nations (UN) said on Monday, Dec. 11.

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Farmers urged to shift to climate change-ready rice varieties

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The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) has developed 14 climate change-ready varieties of rice that could help farmers withstand extreme weather conditions in the country, according to a multiawarded scientist.

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Dramatic BPO resurgence seen in 2018

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The Philippines will likely see a dramatic resurgence in the businessprocess outsourcing (BPO) industry next year on the back of improved relations with the US, in turn boosting office space take-up to another record high and making Metro Manila one of Asia’s top office markets.

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Manufacturing expected to grow by 10% in 2018

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The manufacturing industry is expected to grow by more than 10 percent next year after hitting recently the highest quarterly growth in nearly a decade, said Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez.

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