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Century Pacific profits grow 24% as pandemic boosts canned goods sales – Rappler

The company behind brands like Century Tuna and Argentina is expanding its facilities, as demand for essentials continues to rise

  1. Century Pacific profits grow 24% as pandemic boosts canned goods salesRappler
  2. Century Pacific net income up in Q1 as demand defies pandemic slumpABS-CBN News
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Metro Pacific core profits dip 26% in Q1 2021 but ‘gradual’ recovery seen – Rappler

The core profit guidance of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation for 2021 is at least P12 billion

  1. Metro Pacific core profits dip 26% in Q1 2021 but ‘gradual’ recovery seenRappler
  2. Metro Pacific net income drops 26 percent to P2.5 billion in Q1ABS-CBN News
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San Miguel Food & Beverage swings back to profitability, earnings surge 66% in Q1 – CNN Philippines

San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. returned to profitability in the first three months of 2021, with net income soaring 66% to ₱9.68 billion despite the Philippines’ ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

  1. San Miguel Food & Beverage swings back to profitability, earnings surge 66% in Q1CNN Philippines
  2. San Miguel Food and Beverage posts P9.68-B net income in Q1, up 66 percentABS-CBN News
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Indonesia Aims for V-Shaped Recovery After Disappointing GDP – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Indonesia is setting its sights on a sharp turnaround starting this quarter as it assembles more stimulus programs to lift stubbornly weak…

  1. Indonesia Aims for V-Shaped Recovery After Disappointing GDPYahoo Finance
  2. Indonesian economy shrinks for fourth straight quarterABS-CBN News
  3. Indonesia posts fourth straight quarterly GDP contractionNikkei Asia
  4. Indonesia’s GDP forecast to recover in Q2 but downside risks loomJakarta Post
  5. Indonesia Economy Struggles to Bounce Back as Demand DragsBNN
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation faces questions over future after split – The Irish Times

Couple’s 27-year marriage is ending but commitment to philanthropy remains

  1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation faces questions over future after splitThe Irish Times
  2. How will Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce impact their charity?ABS-CBN News
  3. Melinda Gates sees US government donating COVID-19 vaccine doses soonINQUIRER.net
  4. Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years – BBC NewsBBC News
  5. Like Bill and Melinda Gates, my ex-husband and I decided we couldn’t grow old togetherThe Independent
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Six Reasons Asia’s Oil Refiners Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Predictions of peak oil and the impending demise of fossil fuels will hit Asian oil refiners especially hard. The region is home to three of…

  1. Six Reasons Asia’s Oil Refiners Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon
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SMIC reports P9.5-B net profit in Q1, up 5% – Manila Bulletin

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), the flagship of the Sy family, reported a five percent improvement in consolidated net income to P9.5 billion in first quarter of 2021 from the P9.0 billion earned in the same period last year. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the firm said

  1. SMIC reports P9.5-B net profit in Q1, up 5%Manila Bulletin
  2. SM Investment first quarter net income up 5 percent to P9.5 billionABS-CBN News
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Harley Davidson Pan America 1250 price revealed – The Hindu

The new Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is priced from ₹16.90 lakh in India, an official statement by the brand has revealed. The adventure bike will be available in two variants, with the higher-spe

  1. Harley Davidson Pan America 1250 price revealed
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North America And Europe Veterinary Telehealth Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Animal Type, By Service Type, By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028 – Yahoo Finance

North America And Europe Veterinary Telehealth Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Animal Type (Canine, Feline, Equine), By Service Type…

  1. North America And Europe Veterinary Telehealth Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Animal Type, By Service Type, By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028
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D&L net income jumps 35% in January-March period – CNN Philippines

For a country with a much smaller military and no nuclear weapons, Australia is suddenly hinting an awful lot about a war with China.

  1. D&L net income jumps 35% in January-March period
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New Chia cryptocurrency promises to be greener than Bitcoin, but may drive up hard drive prices – BusinessWorld Online

It has been a big year for cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is worth six times what it was 12 months ago, and the joke currency Dogecoin has seen a hundredfold increase in price. A boom in “non-fungible tokens”, or NFTs — tradable tokens based on the same technology as cryptocurrency — is transforming the ar…

  1. New Chia cryptocurrency promises to be greener than Bitcoin, but may drive up hard drive pricesBusinessWorld Online
  2. Chia Coin’s Initially High Prices Could Cause a Storage ShortageTom’s Hardware
  3. Improve Cooling for Better Chia Plotting SpeedStorageReview.com
  4. Much-awaited ‘green’ cryptocurrency Chia has launched—and you can mine it at homeCryptoSlate
  5. Chia Network (XCH) Is The Newest Crypto & It’s Apparently Eco-FriendlyGizmodo Australia
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LT Group doubling capex in 2021 – CNN Philippines

LT Group Inc., the conglomerate of tycoon Lucio Tan with businesses in tobacco, liquor, property, and banking sectors, is allotting a ₱9.7-billion investment on expectations that the market is set for a rebound this year.

  1. LT Group doubling capex in 2021