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                    [Title] => PSA: We’ll do disability survey in 2016
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The Philippine Statistics Authority said it will conduct a disability survey next year, after receiving flak for not including questions on disability in its 2015 census of population.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-26 19:18:43 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/nation/20141202/persons-with-disability-VAT-exemption.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1420426 [Title] => Cebu as a first class province [Summary] =>

Cebu gained First Class-A status on July 1, 1956 by virtue of Executive Order No. 188 issued by President Ramon Magsaysay issued on July 9, 1956.

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133848 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1236815 [AuthorName] => Clarence Paul Oaminal [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 853554 [Title] => Peso gains on higher demand [Summary] =>

The peso bounced back from a slump on Wednesday to close 15 centavos higher against the greenbuck on Thursday as exporters converted their monthly earnings into pesos.

[DatePublished] => 2012-09-27 16:55:16 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 648374 [Title] => DTI, BOI still studying IRR for 2nd hand vehicle importation [Summary] =>

Two government bodies are still stud-ying the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the second hand vehicle component of the Motor Vehicle Development Plan (MVDP) as the debate on whether or not to allow the use of converted right hand vehicles continues.

[DatePublished] => 2011-01-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1480108 [AuthorName] => Ma. Elisa Osorio  [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 338352 [Title] => Once more, with feeling [Summary] => First off, let’s set things straight. The logo above reads "backseat driver" specifically because this is an opinion column shared by this writer, regular contributors Manny de los Reyes, James Deakin, Lester Dizon, Andy Leuterio, and pretty much every man and woman who bothers to read and send in their comments on the stuff we write. As such, opinions, which by nature ought to vary, will necessarily abound where issues raised in this space are concerned. [DatePublished] => 2006-05-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133604 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1160013 [AuthorName] => BACKSEAT DRIVER By Dong Magsajo [SectionName] => Motoring [SectionUrl] => motoring [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 301532 [Title] => GMA biased against poor buyers of second-hand cars [Summary] => BIAS SHOWING: The Arroyo administration’s bias against the poor is showing with its selective harassment of owners of used motor vehicles that had been converted to left-hand drive (LHD) before registration.

Many buyers in good faith of such used vehicles are complaining that the Land Transportation Office has been subjecting them to harassment not inflicted on other car-owners presenting their vehicles for renewal of registration.
[DatePublished] => 2005-10-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136322 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804858 [AuthorName] => Federico D. Pascual Jr. [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 149872 [Title] => ‘Ukay-ukay’ ban saddens Baguio folk [Summary] => BAGUIO CITY — "Paano naman kami kung totoo yan (How are we to survive if that’s true)?"

This statement of an Igorot stall owner may well echo the common sentiment among city folk against the order of President Arroyo to ban imports of ukay-ukay or wagwagan as imported used clothes are called here.

This summer capital has earned the monicker "Wagwagan City" as the sale of wagwagan (meaning "to dust off") items, starting out as a sidestreet trade in the 60s, has grown into a million-peso industry in just two years.
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