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Stores now open toktokmall joins the toktok superapp

The Filipino-created app toktok, which has been a runaway success in its home country, just launched a new sub-brand called toktokmall. As more and more people in the Philippines download the app, they will have access to the app's growing catalog of products and services, aimed at improving aspects of the personal and professional lives of its users. #In60words...

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Asian markets, crude drop on China protests

AFP Stocks and oil prices sank Monday on concerns about protests across China calling for political freedoms and an end to the government's hardline zero-Covid policy, fuelling uncertainty in the world's number-two economy. Hundreds of people took to the streets at the weekend in the country's biggest demonstratio...

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toktokbills A hassle-free bills payment with referral incentives

When you thought it couldn't get any better, toktok releases its latest upgrade to solidify its Filipino household name status in the mobile app industry. The Filipino-developed superapp toktok has unveiled yet another addition to its growing platform with toktokbills.

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Amazon confirms it has begun laying off employees

Amazon confirmed on Thursday that it is laying off staff, after days of rumors that the e-commerce behemoth would become the latest tech giant to unleash a large-scale redundancy plan amid a souring economic environment. #In60words

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Ipa-toktok mo na yan! Pinoy superapp bags 2 PH Quill

toktok, a superapp developed by Filipinos, has once again proved itself, clinching two awards in the 19th Philippine Quill Awards. Every year for the past almost two decades, the Philippine Quill and the Philippine Student Quill Awards have recognized the top communication programs, tools, and research projects across various industries.

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Chivas Regal relaunches pop-up bar concept

After a successful four-month run on Bonifacio High Street, the Scotch whisky Chivas Regal has relaunched its pop-up bar concept in Manila, this time at Uptown Parade. #In60words

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Despite the risk of inflation, the Philippine economy further grew at 7.6% in the third quarter of 2022, higher than the 7% recorded at the same quarter last 2021. The economic cluster of the Marcos Administration attributed this to the further easing of mobility, the resumption of face-to-face classes, which boosted consumption and the relaxation of border restrictions and more simplified travel protocols....

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Cebu Pacifics Q3 revenue soars 419%

Cebu Air Inc. generated P16.9 billion in revenue for the third quarter, up 419% from P3.2 billion in the same period last year. This was propelled by a strong recovery across its business segments, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

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Turning passions into actions How Rizza Lana and Aiai Garcia

eCommerce pioneer Lazada continues to build on its technology and logistics infrastructure, enabling local businesses to thrive at every stage of their business journey. With technology, Philippines brands and sellers have optimized and scaled their operations successfully over the past decade since Lazada was founded. #In60words

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Asticom hits 5,000 employees mark, targets 15K jobs

In a statement, the Globe Groups shared services provider said they continue to push forward, gearing up to create 15,000 more employment opportunities in the next three to five years.

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PH gov't seeks 600-M loan from World Bank

The Philippine government is seeking a 600 million loan from the World Bank (WB) to support reforms that would help achieve a resilient, inclusive and sustainable financial sector.

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LPG prices up by Nov. 1

Oil companies raised the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or cooking gas by P3.50 to P3.55 per kilo because of the higher contract price of LPG in the world market.

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Globe says blocked scam spam SMS reach 270.5 million in

GLOBE Telecoms on Monday said that they were able to log an all-time high in its monthly tally of blocked spam and scam messages in September, filtering out over 270.5 million messages after implementing its new measure against person-to-person messages with clickable links.

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Sugar producers seek higher prices after TS Paeng

The Unifed Federation of Sugar Producers (UNIFED) sought the intervention of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to raise the suggested retail price (SRP) of sugar from the current P70 per kilo to at least P85-90.

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Faster inflation in October seen BSP

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) month-ahead inflation forecast shows that increased prices of goods and services may quicken for October.

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