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Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

A combo of file images shows the logos of Italian car manufacturer Fiat and US automobile heavyweight Chrysler. AFP FILE PHOTO

Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world’s largest car market.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Expanded airline operations seen as PH receives aviation rating upgrade

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Philippines Ambassador to US Jose Cuisia. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The United States (US) and Europe has fully opened its doors to the Philippines Thursday with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) upgrading of the country’s aviation security ratings to Category 1 status and the European Union’s (EU) lifting of the flight ban on local airlines.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

FAA upgrades PH aviation security rating

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US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. AFP FILE PHOTO

The US Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday it has it has upgraded its rating of Philippine aviation safety to Category 1, clearing the way for the expansion by Philippine air carriers of their operations in the United States.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US, PH establish new TIFA work program

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The United States and the Philippines have agreed to expand engagement on regional and multilateral issues following the recent conclusion of a two-day meeting under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in Washington, DC.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Colon cancer screening can save your life

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A GIANT inflatable replica of a human colon in the United States illustrates the development of colorectal cancer and help visitors gain a better understanding of how colorectal cancer is identified and be effectively treated if detected early.

This month the world celebrates Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This was first launched in 1999 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a campaign to promote colon cancer screening. This has been very successful in the United States that colon cancer screening rate among Americans increased from 50 percent in 2002 to 65 percent in 2012.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

US dollar trade near five-year high against yen

The Philippines prepaid more foreign debts in 2013 than the year before, thus causing its outstanding obligations to non-Filipino creditors to decline. AP FILE PHOTO

The US dollar traded near a five-year high against the yen in thin Asian trade Thursday as investors began the new year with renewed optimism about the US economy.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Protests, frenzy in US holiday shopping marathon

Wal-Mart protester Karl Hilgert, dressed as Santa Claus, is read his rights by Ontario police department Sgt. Pat Birkett, center, before being arrested for failure to disperse after sitting down with nine other protesters in the middle of an intersection on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Ontario, Calif. A labor group and supporters used the Black Friday shopping period for a demonstration over wages and working conditions at Wal-Mart. The San Bernardino Sun reports that more than 100 demonstrators gathered near the Wal-Mart in Ontario at 6 a.m. (AP Photo/The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Will Lester)

The busiest shopping day of the year in the US drew frenzied crowds, worker protests and a little violence Thursday as the holiday rush toward Christmas began.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao still has to report income tax payments made in US — BIR

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A tax treaty between the Philippines and another country, such as the United States, does not automatically free a Filipino who pays taxes to the US government from his tax obligation with the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue, according to BIR Commissioner Kim Henares.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Stocks down on profit-taking

Most local stocks slipped on Tuesday as investors locked up gains and observed caution over the fiscal debate in the United States.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Oil prices rise after big drop in US crude supplies

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Oil prices Wednesday moved higher after the US inventory report showed a larger-than-expected drop in US crude stockpiles.

Posted: July 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Japan’s Uniqlo to boost US stores as profit jumps

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The operator of Japanese cheap-chic clothing chain Uniqlo said Thursday it will open 10 new stores in the United States, as it reported a 22 percent jump in net profit.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia shares mixed after positive US data

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Asian markets were mixed Thursday, with sentiment buoyed by more impressive jobs data from the United States but Tokyo struggled in the morning after the dollar fell back below the 100 yen mark in New York.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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