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Iloilo to attract big ticket investors (Philippines News Agency)

The provincial government expects to attract large-ticket and capital-intensive investments from local and abroad in 2016 with the approval of a comprehensive and responsive Iloilo Provincial Investment and Incentives Code. The amended investment and incentives code approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan during their last session on Dec. 9 provides real property tax exemption to either new…

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PH, Japan join forces for environment (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

THE PHILIPPINES and Japan have set up a joint crediting mechanism (JCM) aimed at enabling local agencies and industries to access advanced low-carbon technologies to reduce their carbon footprint. According to Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the exchange occurred on the sidelines of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris,…

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Lao People's Democratic Republic looking at establishing direct ...

THE Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is looking at establishing direct flights to the Philippines to increase trade and tourism between the two countries. Lao PDR Ambassador to the Philippines Phoxay Khaykhamphitoune said there have been some discussions with both countries toward having direct flights from Vientiane and Manila. I think we discussed with our…

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Dumpling Emoji Campaign Calls For Icon Representing Global Dish ...

Emoji enthusiasts have turned to online campaigning in order to get specific emojis added. For instance, the taco emoji had some aggressive campaigning before it was recently added to smartphones. Now, food lovers and emoji advocates are asking for a dumpling emoji. Organized by the Dumpling Emoji Project, which is led by former New York Times…

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President Kenyatta signs World Trade deal for faster clearance of ...

Kenya has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement reached at the ninth World Trade Organisation ministerial meeting in Bali, Indonesia, in 2013. President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the pact just days before the trade organisation's 10th meeting is held in Nairobi, making Kenya the sixth African country to ratify the deal. In a statement on the world trade…

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