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Stamford Advocate
Priceline invests $450M in Chinese companyNorwalk-based Priceline Group invested $450 million in the Chinese e-commerce c
Stamford Advocate / Posted moments 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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Stamford Advocate
5 Ways Stock Art Might Be Killing Your Small Business BrandYour brand? It should be like your fingerprint -- completely unique and associa
Stamford Advocate / Posted moments ago
Your brand? It should be like your fingerprint -- completely unique and associated with you (or, in this case, your business). Everything about that brand, from your business name to your logo to your web design, should support and communicate your... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
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
The Chippewa Herald / Posted a minute 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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KGTV San Diego
Puerto Rico governor plans to discuss 'pressing needs' with TrumpPuerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, ahead of a meeting Thursday with President D
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 minutes ago
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, ahead of a meeting Thursday with President Donald Trump, said he plans on discussing "pressing needs" with the President. He said a lot of work has been done on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, "but... Read more
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The Manila Times
Stock market recovers as investors hunt for bargainsLast-minute bargain-hunting allowed the stock market to recover from Wednesday’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Last-minute bargain-hunting allowed the stock market to recover from Wednesday’s drop with the bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gaining 0.66 percent or 55.64 points to close at 8,437.37. The wider All Shares grew 0.53 percent or... Read more
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The Manila Times
Peso hits 11-yr low on rate hike concernsThe peso fell to an 11-year low on Thursday, a development attributed to the pr
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The peso fell to an 11-year low on Thursday, a development attributed to the prospect of more US Federal Reserve rate hikes. The currency finished the day at P51.53:$1, down 13 centavos in its weakest close since August 24, 2006’s P51.60:$1. “The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is Millennium Holdings violating the full disclosure rule?Last of two parts THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should have ask
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Last of two parts THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should have asked Millennium Global Holdings Inc. (MGHI) how it would raise money to invest in Calata Corp. Given that it did not, public investors, particularly those who are also MGHI... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japanese chamber urges govt to retain PEZA perksThe government should retain incentives given to economic zone locators to enco
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The government should retain incentives given to economic zone locators to encourage investments in the Philippines, the president of a Japanese business group said. Perks provided by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) are a “very strong... Read more
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The Manila Times
Metrobank buys ANZ stake in credit card firmMetropolitan Bank & Trust Co. will be taking full control of its credit card su
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. will be taking full control of its credit card subsidiary, on Thursday announcing the buyout of Australia’s ANZ Funds Pty. Ltd.’s minority stake. The Metrobank Card Corp. (MCC) joint venture was formed in 2003 with... Read more
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The Manila Times
Govt looking to set up exclusive Chinese ecozonesThe government is considering the establishment of exclusive industrial parks f
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The government is considering the establishment of exclusive industrial parks for Chinese firms planning to locate in the Philippines, a Cabinet official said. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said the idea was brought up by... Read more
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The Manila Times
Most Asia stocks up after Wall St recordsHONG KONG: The seemingly unending run of records on Wall Street continued to he
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
HONG KONG: The seemingly unending run of records on Wall Street continued to help Asian markets on Thursday, with Tokyo also buoyed by a weaker yen but Shanghai slipped after data showed China’s economic growth moderating. Another positive day of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Diokno sees ‘no problem’ with infrastructure budgetEnough money will be available to fund the Duterte government’s ambitious ‘Buil
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Enough money will be available to fund the Duterte government’s ambitious ‘Build Build Build” program, a Cabinet official claimed on Thursday. “As far as the infrastructure is concerned there will be no problem with the budget; we are pursuing what... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia only Asian country to have Social Outcome Fund, says NancyKUCHING: Malaysia is the only country in the Asian region which has embarked on
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUCHING: Malaysia is the only country in the Asian region which has embarked on the Social Outcome Fund (SOF), an innovative approach in helping to address social issues in the country, save government spending and achieve high social impact on the... Read more
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11 News Houston
How sex traffickers target American girls, then profitAmericans care a lot about money. We talk about jobs and taxes and pay checks,
11 News Houston / Posted 5 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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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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 6 minutes 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 7 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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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 7 minutes 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 7 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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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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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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