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Taiwan Excellence Launches in the Philippines

The Taiwan government is bringing their Taiwan Excellence campaign to the Philippines. This is an effort by Taiwan to promote their top quality brands and products among Filipinos.

This is the first time that the campaign will be launched in the Philippines which will give Filipinos the opportunity to discover a range of Taiwanese products with the seal of quality.

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Lage and Eldridge To Perform in Athens

The phrase “child prodigy” occurs often in written accounts of jazz guitarist Julian Lage, who honed his six-string skills while most of his peers were watching cartoons.

You may recall Lage as the subject of the short 1996 documentary Jules at Eight, or from the then-13-year-old’s duet with vibraphonist Gary Burton at the 2000 Grammy Awards.

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Local Equities Rebound

The local equities rebounded for the second straight day due to bargain hunting. The PSEi gained 86.19 points, or +1.22% to close at 7,154.22. Most indices ended in green led by the property (+2.48%) and financials (+2.17%) sectors.

Market breadth was positive with 111 advances outnumbering 67 declines, while 41 issues remained unchanged. Total value turnover reached Php3.31 billion. Foreign investors were net buyers at Php16.33 million.

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