Category: Economy

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Boracay: Action needed !

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times published an article titled “Trouble in party paradise: Boracay Island in Philippines“. Read it here  We do not copy the article but publish one reader’s post: It sounds like...

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Credit card for sari-sari stores

Supermarket chain Puregold Price Club Inc. has teamed up with Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. to launch a credit card which will be available for sari-sari store owners. A sari-sari store is a convenience store found in the Philippines....

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North Panay Upgrade

Northern Panay is being upgraded. Northern Panay? Panay is the island from where you get to Boracay – there is no other way. Whether you land in Kalibo or Caticlan, you pass through Northern...


High voltage – too high voltage !

No, I am not writing about the elections in the Philippines. They are not interesting because the results had already been known before the elections. That’s the Philippines – hmm, not much fun. Actors...

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No whale sharks in Donsol this year

It’s the peak season for butanding, local name for the whale shark, in Donsol in the province of Sorsogon. But no whale sharks can be seem. Photo courtesy of A butanding interaction officer (BIO),...

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Mindanao Power! – or powerless?

If you live in Mindanao you have to drive your business on steam machines these days. During 5 to 8 hours every day electricity is not available. The Mindanao power grid has an average...

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