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(UPDATE) Stocks close higher on improving overseas markets - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine stock market rallied back to the 7,200 level on Friday, tracking mostly the development overseas. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index jumped by 0.62 percent or 44.74 points to 7,215.73, while the ...
Liquidity growth slows to 16.2 pct in Sept. - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Money supply growth slowed to 16.2 percent on year to P7.2 trillion ($160.53 billion) in September, the central bank said today. Data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippine central bank or BSP) showed that ...
Chot still part of Gilas program – Barrios - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines – Chot Reyes is still very much part of the Gilas program. This was the clarification made by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) executive director Sonny Barrios on Friday during the Online Media Group Forum at Country Spice ...
Bank lending up 20.5 pct in Sept. - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Lending by major banks grew by 20.5 percent to P4.2 trillion ($93.71 billion) in September as more loans were extended for production activities that support the domestic economy, the local central bank said today. The Bangko ...
Streaking Aces thrash Bolts, 105-64 - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines – Alaska Milk, clearly in its most competitive form since its 2013 Commissioner’s Cup title run, stretched its unbeaten streak with yet another overpowering performance, blasting erstwhile co-leader Meralco, 105-64, in the PBA ...
5 Ways to Make All Souls' Day Meaningful for Your Family - m.philstar.com
All Saints' Day and All Souls’ Day are an important part of many Filipino families’ annual traditions, especially for the Catholics and Christians who make up more than 80% of the country’s population. While All Saints’ Day is a special day to ...
MMDA supports move to sell cars only to those with parking spaces - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday expressed support for a proposed law that would allow the sale of a motor vehicle to only those who have a proper parking area. Emerson Carlos, MMDA assistant general ...
Stocks close 0.62 pct higher today - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Shares closed 0.62 percent higher today. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index rose by 44.74 points to 7,215.73. The all-share index also went up by 25.05 points, or 0.59 percent, to 4,250.51. Trading volume reached ...
Morte leads PHL wrestlers in Singapore tiff - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines – Zamboanga’s Jhonny Morte led the way as Team Philippines captured three gold medals along with nine silvers and two bronzes in the recent Southeast Asia and Australasian Wrestling Championships at Yishun Sports Hall in Singapore.
Nearly 28,000 people flock to south metro cemeteries - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Some 28,000 people have visited cemeteries in south Metro Manila on Friday with the situation remaining peaceful, the Southern Police District reported. As of noon, the SPD said the crowd estimate was at 27,753 in cemeteries in the ...
Peso gains 2 centavos on Friday - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - The peso moved sideways against the dollar on Friday, closing at 44.88 from the previous day's 44.9. Total volume transacted at the Philippine Dealing System amounted to $566.7 million, higher than the $425.2 million posted on Thursday.
13th Israeli Film Festival brings laughter from the Holy Land - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines- The 13th Israeli Film Festival will start a journey of laughter from the holy land to the Philippines, with Manila as its first stop. The Israeli Film Festival will be launched on November 5 and 6 in Greenbelt 3 Cinema, Makati City.
LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland - m.philstar.com
CLEVELAND — Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began. He's home. Introduced to a deafening roar from Cleveland fans, James was welcomed back Thursday night by a city desperate to end a ...
Senate seeks Ombudsman probe vs PNP chief - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - For receiving donations for his official residence and a huge discount for a Toyota Land Cruiser, a Senate panel has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to determine if Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan ...
Cardinal Tagle: Remember the saints - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Friday reminded the faithful to remember and celebrate the deeds of the saints rather than indulge in Halloween parties. Tagle said the observance of many of the Filipinos today of All ...