Asia’s markets were mixed Monday despite a positive lead from Wall Street, as traders await the release of key economic data this week including figures on global manufacturing and US jobs.
By Gabriel Cardiñoza
The government aims to lure millions more international tourists to the country by 2016 to create more jobs and reduce the unemployment rate, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said here on Monday.
By Raul J. Palabrica
With the summer vacation over, it’s crunch time for thousands of Filipinos who graduated recently from our colleges and universities. Those who did not have the luxury of taking it easy after receiving their diplomas trooped to job fairs shortly after the end of classes.
Asian markets rose Monday, buoyed by record closes on Wall Street, as investors await US employment figures this week and possible European easing measures.
By Amy R. Remo
Salaries in the Philippines are expected to increase by an average of 6.8 percent this year, according to a survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson.