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How a dancer survived osteoporosis

“Anyone can get osteoporosis, even someone as active as me,” Anna Marie Periquet says. “But it’s preventable.” She has resumed dancing (above).

Supermarket operators report mixed results for 1st six months

2018-08-13 bworldonline
SUPERMARKET operators reported mixed results for the first half of 2018, while posting higher same-store sales growth for the period.

4 SSS officials cleared of profiteering charge

Several months after being accused of profiteering at the expense of their stakeholders, four key officials of the Social Security System (SSS) were cleared by the leadership of the state-administered pension fund, saying accusations against them lacked proof.

MRSGI income drops 6% in Q1

2018-05-09 bworldonline - 1
METRO RETAIL Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) reported its net income fell by 6% to P90.2 million in the first quarter, as sales were affected after a fire hit its supermarket and department store in Cebu last January.

Damaged property from Cebu fire drags Metro Retail profit down 6%

2018-05-09 bworldonline - 1
Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. reported a 6% decline in net profit at P90 million for the first quarter of 2018, a result of a fire that hit Ayala Center Cebu in January which lasted more than two days.

Metro Retail Stores profit rises 24% in 2017

2018-04-11 bworldonline - 1
METRO RETAIL Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) reported a 23.7% increase in net income in 2017, amid robust sales across all store formats.

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