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No backyard? Here’s how to grow a food garden in your condo

Anyone who has a garden or an indoor oasis will tell you about the benefits of having plants at home. A demanding work schedule and a cozy condominium space, however, presents challenges to keeping a pot or two alive. City living does not leave much room for gardening, but that does not mean you can't. Continue to article >

Dutertenomics: Spread development outside Metro Manila through massive infra spending

Infrastructure gaps have long been identified as a barrier to growth. In the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index for 2017-2018, shortfalls in infrastructure in the Philippines has been ranked as the second most problematic factor for doing business in the country, behind inefficient government bureaucracy.   No less than President Rodrigo Duterte has warned […] Continue to article >

117 “Muntipreneurs“ enjoy zero interest loan

Muntinlupa City has lived up to its name as the most business friendly local government unit in the country as it extended loan assistance to 117 budding entrepreneurs at zero percent interest. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi awarded the cheques amounting to P1.7 million to the first quarter beneficiaries of the city government’s Tulong Negosyo program. “The […] Continue to article >

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