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Judge orders Anheuser-Busch to halt ‘corn syrup’ labels

Budweiser cans run through a filling machine at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in the Van Nuys area of Los Angeles is seen Wednesday, March 2, 2011. (AP/Reed Saxon) Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:35PM EDT Big beer is still duking it out over corn syrup. A …

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ARTA, DICT sign deal for online govt services

By LISBET K. ESMAEL September 04, 2019 The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) signed on Tuesday a deal focusing on automating processes critical to doing business. Present in the MOU Signing are DICT Secretary Gregorio B. Honasan, ARTA Director General Jeremiah B. …

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Imported cement gets 3-year safeguard duty

By ANNA LEAH E. GONZALES September 04, 2019 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Tuesday slapped a definitive safeguard duty on imported cement that will be effective for three years. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez. (TMT File Photo) In an order, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the amount of …

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PSEi slides anew on Aug factory activity

By TYRONE JASPER C. PIAD September 04, 2019 The stock market again fell on Tuesday on news that growth in the country’s manufacturing sector slowed last month on the back of a decline in fresh orders. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slipped by 1.44 percent or 113.82 points …

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DoF: late passage of 2020 budget ‘detrimental’ to ph

By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT September 04, 2019 THE Department of Finance (DoF) is urging lawmakers to pass the 2020 national budget after the government underspent by P178 billion in the first half of the year. “We encourage the legislature to pass the budget on time after due deliberations, as …

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M3, bank lending growth up in July

By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT September 04, 2019 THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Tuesday that growth in the country’s money supply and bank lending accelerated in July. In a statement, the central bank said domestic liquidity, or M3, increased by 6.7 percent year-on-year to P11.86 trillion, slightly …

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