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August remittances surge amid OFW demand

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Cash sent home by migrant workers continued to rise at a better-than-expected rate in August as demand for Filipino labor remained strong overseas.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Economy rebounds: 6.4%

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A vendor arranges eggs for sale at a wet market in Manila on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The Philippine economy bounced back to post 6.4 percent growth in April to June, the second-highest in Asia despite "underspending" by the government, authorities said.  AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Economic growth was faster than expected in the second quarter, driven by the strong manufacturing sector, putting the country back on track to meeting state targets.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

OFW remittances to increase by 8.5% in 2014—Standard Chartered

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Overseas remittance flows to the Philippines will likely expand at a faster pace of 8 to 8.5 percent in 2014 on improved global growth prospects and post-supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) reconstruction, according to the British bank Standard Chartered.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Consumer spending seen to remain strong

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Consumption by Filipino households is expected to remain robust in 2013 despite the dampening effects of the peso strengthening on the value of foreign exchange remittances.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Top CEOs bullish on Philippines

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A Filipino trader blows a horn during the last day of trading this year at the Philippine Stock Exchange in the financial district of Makati on Dec. 28, 2012. 2012 is claimed to be one of the best years ever for the Philippine economy, with the GDP expected to surpass 5 to 6 percent and the stock market ending the year on its 38th record high.  AP/AARON FAVILA

The year 2012 is claimed to be one of the best years ever for the Philippine economy, with the gross domestic product expected to surpass the government’s target of 5 to 6 percent and the stock market ending the year on its 38th record high, making it the second-best performing market in Asia behind Thailand.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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