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Jeepney modernization program draws cheers, jeers

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That dream became a reality in 2004. And since then, Marquises has been driving in the cities of Makati and Taguig without worrying by the end of the day that he has to work even harder so he could pay for the jeep’s amortization or rental, more commonly known as “boundary.”

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2 Japanese firms told to regularize its workers

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The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) has ordered two Japanese firms in Laguna and their contractors found to be engaged in labor-only contracting to regularize more than 1,000 workers.

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Career opportunities continue to knock in PH

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When it comes to career opportunities and salaries in sectors such as accounting, finance, banking, human resources and IT, there will be “nothing but growth” for the Philippines in the coming year, says a recent survey by an international recruitment company.

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Restore whole ecology not just trees, miners told

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BAGUIO CITY -- Instead of rebuilding forests when a mine’s life ends, mining firms should invest in restoring the whole ecology that was damaged by mining activity, a unit of Nickel Asia Corp. proposed during this year’s annual mine safety and environment symposium here.

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Women in Japan too exhausted to date, says survey

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Could some R & R be the answer to boosting Japan’s declining population?

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PH railway footprint to quadruple by 2022

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The Department of Transportation is seeking to complete more than 320 kilometers of railway projects by 2022 -  more than four times the currentfootprint - in Luzon and Mindanao.

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Largest ‘chickenjoy’ processing plant in PH opens

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A joint venture between American agribusiness giant Cargill and homegrown fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has inaugurated a new poultry processing facility in Santo Tomas, Batangas, touted as the largest chicken processing facility in the country.

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Upgrade may dethrone Manila’s ‘King of the Road’

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MANILA -- The Philippines’ iconic passenger jeepney, once regarded as Manila’s “King of the Road,” is chugging toward change and uncertainty.

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Honoring PH dairy farmers: Nueva Ecija buffalo cited in ‘Kalabaw Cup’

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SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ -- Leonora was in Quezon town in Nueva Ecija province, some 30 kilometers away, unaware of the accolades she got last week from 500 farmers and dairy operators here.

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Taste of cricket: Finland to sell insect bread

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A stomach churning recipe or a solution to world hunger? A Finnish bakery group on Nov. 23 said it would be the first in the world to offer bread made out of insects at grocery stores.

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