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Kick start your day, May 10: 2016 voter turnout highest in last 3 elections

(UPDATED) Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte maintains his lead, while Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo are head-to-head in the VP race.

(UPDATED) At least 81% of the registered voters practiced their right to vote, the highest turnout rate in the last three automated elections, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) chairman Andres Bautista said in a press briefing, Monday, May 9, election day.The voter turnout ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 10, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 6: Mar Roxas apologizes for administration's shortcomings

Plus, April inflation remains steady at 1.1%.

SteadyThe country's inflation or the rate at which the prices of goods and services rise was unchanged at 1.11% in April from March’s reading, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported Thursday, May 5.April inflation held steady as inflation for food ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 06, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 5: Duterte retains lead in latest polls

The Davao City Mayor maintained his lead amid the bank controversy hounding his campaign in the last week.

Less than a week before the elections, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte retained his lead in the latest Pulse Asia survey, amid the controversy on his bank accounts.The ABS-CBN poll released on Wednesday, May 4, saw Duterte with a 33% rating, followed ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 05, 2016 08:00:00
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Here’s your guide to the 2016 PH presidential elections

(UPDATED) Because you have to make that crucial vote count.

Controversies. Debates. Surveys.A clash of personalities and machineries.Who supports who.A throng of netizens, espousing support for their bets hug or troll social media.Indeed, it is the season of craziness, jitters, uncertainty as the nation elects its 16th president on Monday, May 9.So ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 04, 2016 08:00:00
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Tax expert to candidates: Reform than just cut taxes

Only two presidentiables have shown keen interest on tax reform, but they need to be clearer on the issue, tax whiz Mon Abrea says.

MANILA, Philippines – With only 12 days before the May 9 election, a tax expert reminded candidates, especially the presidential aspirants that real tax reform requires restructuring of regulations and culture and not simply cutting taxes."Cutting taxes is one part of reform, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 28, 2016 07:00:00
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Bottom line: 5 things you missed from last PH presidential TV debate

Who gave it all for this last round?

Two weeks before the elections, the five presidential candidates squared off one last time at the final leg of the PiliPinas debates at the University of Pangasinan on Sunday, April 24.The town hall format of the debate, organized by ABS-CBN News and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 25, 2016 11:00:00
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Bottom line: 6 things you missed from the 2nd PH presidential TV debate

Netizens are irate as the debate is delayed, and feel Binay, Duterte, Poe, Roxas focus on mudslinging than answering questions that matter.

Here’s a recap of the 2nd presidential debate aired on Sunday, March 20:1. Santiago absentSenator Miriam Defensor-Santiago already informed three days before the debate that she would not be able to make it due to a clinical trial for an anti-cancer pill ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 21, 2016 08:00:00
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PH presidentiables now have their official Twitter emojis

'We hope these emojis will help facilitate the spirit of nationalism and participation among the Filipino electorate,' a Twitter exec says.

COMELEC (Comission on Elections) and Twitter launched on March 4 the official emojis of the country’s presidential candidates to encourage fun and educated discussion for the upcoming elections in the social media platform.“We hope these emojis will help facilitate the spirit of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 07, 2016 02:00:00
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Mar Roxas: Continuing the 'Straight Path'

He gave way in 2010 for an Aquino presidency. Is it his turn now to lead the country and continue the gains of the current administration?

STRAIGHT PATH. If he wins the presidency, Mar Roxas promises to continue the great strides made under the Aquino administration's "Daang Matuwid" ("Straight Path"). Photo from Mar Roxas' official campaign websiteAs standard-bearer of the incumbent Liberal Party (LP) in the coming May national elections, ...

by Toni Antiporda  | February 12, 2016 08:00:00
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Branding 101

In a cluttered market, brand management is key.

One of the most important assets of a company is its brand, especially in today’s market where there are numerous choices for consumers. A brand is basically a symbol or design or a combination of both that distinguishes your product from that ...

by Kendrick Go  | March 14, 2013 02:00:00