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Pilipino Star
PEZA perks keep Philippines slightly ahead of VietnamMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has now tied Vietnam in terms of labor co
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has now tied Vietnam in terms of labor cost attractiveness for manufacturing companies, according to Japanese investors, but the country still has a slight competitive advantage over its regional peers due to the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Western Union ties up with Pera HubMANILA, Philippines — Leading global payments service provider Western Union ha
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — Leading global payments service provider Western Union has tied up with Petnet Inc. to expand its nationwide retail footprint by 20 percent as remittances are expected to rise ahead of the Christmas season. The partnership with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
TRAIN to add P500 B spending power to governmentMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is expected to gain an additional spendin
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is expected to gain an additional spending power of around P500 billion each year due to the government’s expansionary fiscal policy and the impact of the tax reform bill, the Department of Budget and Management... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Stocks resume upward trendMANILA, Philippines — Share prices recovered yesterday after profit taking prev
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — Share prices recovered yesterday after profit taking prevailed on Wednesday, which in turn capped the market’s winning streak. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) regained 55.64 points to close at 8,487.37,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DICTThe Department of Information Communications Technology, implemented by Preside
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
The Department of Information Communications Technology, implemented by President Duterte, has had significant challenges since its inception. Now it is in the headlines because Secretary Salalima resigned, alleging difficulty in dealing with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pinoys abroadThe latest good news about our economy that is true is courtesy of our overseas
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
The latest good news about our economy that is true is courtesy of our overseas workers, as usual. The BSP reports a positive momentum in their remittan-ces in Aug 2017 as it posted a 9.4 percent growth rate year-on-year to reach $2.8 billion. This... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Of EU business and summits: What is the point?On Oct. 17 the EU Philippines Business Summit took place at a time when EU-Phil
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
On Oct. 17 the EU Philippines Business Summit took place at a time when EU-Philippines commercial relations are at an all-time high. Besides numerous business colleagues from the EU and the Philippines, I particularly enjoyed hearing from the House... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The millennials challengedIf you happen to be a job-seeking “millennial,” chances are you might be a newb
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
If you happen to be a job-seeking “millennial,” chances are you might be a newbie in the job market or on your second or third job all within the last five or six years at an average of two years per company. Sadly, today’s millennials have become... Read more
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Pilipino Star
BPI raising P30 B from LTNCD issueMANILA, Philippines — Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is raising
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is raising P30 billion from the issuance of long-term negotiable certificates of time deposits (LTNCDs) to support the bank’s expansion plans and at the same time diversify its... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
How sex traffickers target American girls, then profitAmericans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks,
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted a minute ago
Americans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks, but here’s what we don’t talk about: right here, in the United States, there is a thriving underground economy based on selling children for sex. Watch the full Selling... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SWS: Satisfaction with Rody gov’t remains ‘very good’MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos satisfied with the performance of
Pilipino Star / Posted a minute ago
MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos satisfied with the performance of President Duterte’s government continued to fall but stayed in “very good territory” in the latest survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS). The administration obtained a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budgetWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted a minute ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding entered its third week. Poland's health care system is chronically underfunded and... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budgetWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 minutes ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding entered its third week. Poland's health care system is chronically underfunded and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Priceline invests $450M in Chinese companyNorwalk-based Priceline Group invested $450 million in the Chinese e-commerce c
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
Norwalk-based Priceline Group invested $450 million in the Chinese e-commerce company Meituan-Dianping, in the form of preferred shares as part of a larger $4 billion financing package led by China-based Tencent. Concurrent with the deal, Priceline... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budgetWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding entered its third week. Poland's health care system is chronically underfunded and... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
How sex traffickers target American girls, then profitAmericans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks,
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 minutes ago
Americans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks, but here’s what we don’t talk about: right here, in the United States, there is a thriving underground economy based on selling children for sex. Watch the full Selling... Read more
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Missoulian
Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria'FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, a member of the Puerto Rican National G
Missoulian / Posted 3 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, a member of the Puerto Rican National Guard delivers food and water delivered by helicopter for victims of Hurricane Maria, in Morovis, Puerto Rico. Gov. Ricardo Rossello praised federal and state officials for... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Worries Nag Booming Stock Market 30 Years After Black MondayHow long can this nirvana last for investors? The stock market keeps ticking m
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 minutes ago
How long can this nirvana last for investors? The stock market keeps ticking methodically higher into record territory, and the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday. It's been nearly 16 months since S&P... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
PR Gov. Visits DC, Trump Gives Himself a '10' on ResponseAs Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 minutes ago
As Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Maria, residents are also in dire need of another commodity: cold hard cash. And that means what little other resources are available often can't be... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Connecticut remains among 10 least tax-friendly statesHARTFORD — Every fall Kiplinger’s, a publisher of business forecasts and person
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 minutes ago
HARTFORD — Every fall Kiplinger’s, a publisher of business forecasts and personal financial advice, releases its top 10 list of most tax-friendly states and least tax-friendly states. Connecticut has made the top 10 least tax-friendly states the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budgetWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 minutes ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding entered its third week. Poland's health care system is chronically underfunded and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
New York has more riding on a healthy stock market than it did on Oct. 19, 1987Thursday is the 30th anniversary of Wall Street's darkest day, when the Dow Jon
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 minutes ago
Thursday is the 30th anniversary of Wall Street's darkest day, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22%. A drop like that today would mean a 5,000-point fall in the Dow. Nobody knows if Black Monday could happen again, but it's clear that a... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
How sex traffickers target American girls, then profitAmericans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks,
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 minutes ago
Americans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks, but here’s what we don’t talk about: right here, in the United States, there is a thriving underground economy based on selling children for sex. Watch the full Selling... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline loomsRepairs continue at Oroville Dam. Anchors are placed, side walls are framed, an
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 minutes ago
Repairs continue at Oroville Dam. Anchors are placed, side walls are framed, and the first structural slab erected on the upper spillway. On February 7, 2017, dam operators released a gusher of water down the spillway to reduce water levels at Lake... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The World's Largest ICO Is Imploding After Just 3 MonthsEarlier this summer, Tezos smashed existing sales records in the white-hot IPO
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
Earlier this summer, Tezos smashed existing sales records in the white-hot IPO market after the company’s pitch to build a better blockchain for cryptocurrencies made it one of the buzziest ICOs in the world. As we noted at the time, the company... Read more
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Zero Hedge
GDP Is Bogus: Here's WhyAuthored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Here's a chart of our fabu
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Here's a chart of our fabulous always-higher GDP, adjusted for another bogus metric, official inflation. The theme this week is The Rot Within. The rot eating away at our society and economy is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What Dennis Gartman Remembers Most From "Black Monday"Excerpted from the latest Gartman Letter, and presented without commentary (but
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
Excerpted from the latest Gartman Letter, and presented without commentary (but with some highlighting). ON THIS HORRIBLE ANNIVERSARY AND WHAT WE REMEMBER MOST: Everyone seems to be writing about what they remember about the Crash of ’87 and we... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dutch family sells everything to bet on bitcoinsTHE HAGUE: A Dutch family has sold virtually all they own, including a business
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
THE HAGUE: A Dutch family has sold virtually all they own, including a business, their home, two cars and a motorbike and invested the takings in bitcoin just as the virtual currency is soaring to new heights. "We are putting everything into... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek banks plan record sale of bad loans as pressure mountsATHENS: Three of Greece's largest lenders plan to sell up to 5.5 billion euros
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
ATHENS: Three of Greece's largest lenders plan to sell up to 5.5 billion euros (US$6.5 billion) in bad loans by early next year, sources said, as the country's central bank chief called on the creaking banking sector to act faster to tackle its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Merck cyber attack may cost insurers US$275 million: Verisk's PCSNEW YORK: Insurers could pay US$275 million to cover the insured portion of dru
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Insurers could pay US$275 million to cover the insured portion of drugmaker Merck & Co's loss from a cyber attack in June, according to a forecast by Verisk Analytics Inc's Property Claim Services (PCS) unit. Merck, however, has not... Read more
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