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Sept dollar inflows beat estimates

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Migrant workers sent a near-record amount of money home to their families in September, beating official estimates as more jobs opened abroad up for Filipinos.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

OFW remittances hit $2.1 billion in September

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Filipino migrant workers sent a near-record amount of money to their families at home in September, beating official estimates as more jobs opened up abroad for Filipinos.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

War risk insurance for OFWs pushed

A bill seeking to include war risk provisions in insurance policies of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) was filed recently in Congress.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BPI opens office in Japan

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Bank of the Philippine Islands is expanding its East Asian operations with the opening of a representative office in Japan, one of the top sources of remittances to the Philippines.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

OFWs key to developers’ success

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Personal remittances from Filipinos abroad already reached $12.7 billion (P570.2 billion) in the first six months of the year, a 6.2-percent improvement from the $11.9 billion (P534.3 billion) posted in the same period last year. With such remittances attaining sustainable growth, homebuilders in the low- and middle-income segment are expecting a strong performance in the next several months.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

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