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Remittances up 5.9% in June

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Growth in cash from migrant workers continued its streak, rising in June to its highest level since last December as Filipino labor remained in demand overseas.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

No cost for alarm

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The peso exchange rate against the dollar jumped up and down wildly in the last few days like an electrocuted frog, owing perhaps—or at least according to “experts” in the financial markets—to some political tension abroad.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Rise in remittances expected to slow down

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American bank JP Morgan Chase expects the rate of rise of the money sent home by overseas workers—a key driver of economic growth—to slow down to 5.2 percent this year.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Remittances up 5.7% in first 5 months to $8.9B

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Cash transfers from the country’s migrant workers rose in May in line with government expectations as Filipinos remained in demand to fill both skilled and unskilled positions around the world.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

An inspiration for OFWs to follow (There is life after being one)

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IMELDA Ahalul-Dagus (left), Dennis Ahalul and Putri Kumala Sug-Elardo. Tausugs about to open a cafe in Zamboanga after having 5 cafes in Jolo now.

Back story: In January 2012 I went to Sulu and met the owner proprietor of the only café in Sulu called Dennis Coffee Shop. I then wrote about my visit entitled “Sulu coffee is alive and brewing” in the PDI sometime February 2012.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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