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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 »

BOP in May posts biggest surplus for 2014

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More money entered the country than what went out in May, a reflection that emerging markets have started to regain their attractiveness to foreign investors.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Growth in remittances slows

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Remittances from Filipinos abroad grew by 5.2 percent in April—the slowest pace so far this year—even as the demand for skilled Filipino workers in overseas job markets remained robust, data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Monday showed.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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