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PH registers P2.5 billion deficit in October. The National Government registered a P2.5 billion fiscal deficit in October, even as expenditures continued in a slower pace than revenues.
But instead of delving into the details of the deficit, the National Economic Development Authority, in a statement, was more into highlighting the positive notes appealing to the administration.
Albay gang massacres 3 family members in Libon. Three family members were massacred on Sunday by a gang inside their Barangay Alongong residence of Libon, Albay. Police identified the fatalities as Felipe Ongog, 60, a businessman; Arnold Ongog, of legal age; and Imelda Ongog, 33.
PHLPost offers cheapest rate for domestic money transfer.Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) offers the cheapest rate for domestic money transfer this holiday season as it launches Pamaskong Handog “Piso Padala” promo on electronic postal money order. The Promo period is from December 1-31, 2014.
The public can send electronic money order at any participating post offices, for a flat rate of one (Php 1.00) for every Php1,000. The promo rate is limited only to two (2) send transactions a day per sender-per-beneficiary
ABS-CBN files $12-M suit against online pirates. OFWs, netizens and those watching popular television shows and programs for free using their personal computers or laptops, has to read this. TV-movie conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBNfilm Productions, Inc. and ABS-CBN International has filed suit in US Federal District Court in Florida against 18 pirate sites for damages of over $12 million resulting from infringement of its copyrights and trademarks on popular TV shows and movies.
Public metro schools receive chairs made from confiscated lumber.Some 1,709 armchairs, made from wood confiscated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), were turned over Tuesday, last week, to three public schools in the cities of Quezon and Parañaque under the government’s logs-to-chair project. The three schools are Pasong Tamo Elementary School and Old Balara Elementary School, both on Tandang Sora Avenue in Quezon City, and Tambo Elementary School on MIA Road in Parañaque City.
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