Intellasia East Asia News – Marcos admin raises $2 billion from offshore borrowing

Intellasia East Asia News - Marcos admin raises $2 …

The Marcos government was stung with high global interest rates after it raised $2 billion from the international debt market, marking the administration’s first foray into offshore commercial borrowing. The Bureau of the Treasury said the Philippines raised $2 billion in its debut in the international debt market via a triple-tranche dollar issuance. The government secured $500 million for its five-year tenor with a coupon of 5.17 percent,...

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Intellasia East Asia News – 2 bettors share P14.9 million lotto jackpot

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Two bettors won the jackpot in the 6/45 Mega Lotto drawn on Monday night, according to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). The PCSO said a bettor from Panabo, Davao del Norte and another from Navotas guessed the six-digit winning combination 45-04-38-44-21-36, with a total jackpot of P14,985,585.80. Fifteen other bettors each won P32,000 for hitting five of the winning numbers. The PCSO said no one hit the jackpot in the 6/55...

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Olivia Ruggles-Brise Joins BCD Travel as Vice President

Olivia Ruggles-Brise Joins BCD Travel as Vice Pres …

Dark/Light Mode (21/11/22)  BCD Travel has appointed Olivia Ruggles-Brise as Vice President - Sustainability. Olivia joins BCD, a leading travel management company (TMC), with more than 20 years of experience in international travel, tourism, hospitality and events, having worked in a variety of strategic sustainability, communications, policy and research roles. Olivia Ruggles-Brise Olivia worked most recently as director for Greenview, a...

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Intellasia East Asia News – State workers entitled to pay hike next year

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Government workers are assured of a pay increase next year following calls for a higher minimum salary, with the further adjustment already on the table to be studied. In a statement, the Department of Budget and Management yesterday gave assurance that state workers are entitled to a pay increase by 2023 as mandated under the Salary Standardisation Law (SSL). Workers’ groups earlier demanded a minimum wage increase for government personnel to...

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What kept Marcos busy? Courtesy visits, meetings fill President’s first 100 days

What kept Marcos busy? Courtesy visits, meetings f …

MANILA, Philippines – From the first courtesy call of the Chinese ambassador to his recent diplomatic trip to the United States, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has had at least 227 activities in his first 100 days in office.  What kinds of appearances and functions kept Marcos busy since his first full day in office on July 1? Rappler scoured advisories that his office sent newsrooms, the Office of the President and Radio Television Malacañang...

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DepEd laptops allegedly resold in Cebu store

DepEd laptops allegedly resold in Cebu store

The Department of Education Central Visayas is investigating how laptops the agency purchased ended up being resold in a Cebu surplus store CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) Central Visayas is currently probing the alleged resale in a surplus store in Cebu of laptops the agency had procured, an official said on Tuesday, October 25. “They are now investigating the matter. Specifically, they’re checking if there’s...

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