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Diokno optimistic gov’t to achieve full-year target P2.9-trillion spending

October 18, 2017

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno expressed optimism on Wednesday the government could attain its full-year target of P2.909 trillion spending as disbursements in August grew by 13.9 percent year-on-year. The government has spent P201.6 billion in August, up from P177 billion last year,

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With Abeʼs blessing, Kuroda seen heading for another term as BOJ chief

October 18, 2017

While Haruhiko Kuroda’s fate as Bank of Japan governor is seen by many as largely depending on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stays in power, recent media surveys suggest that Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party will win big in the

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US shows keen interest in starting FTA talks with Japan

October 18, 2017

US Vice President Mike Pence expressed keen interest in starting talks on a bilateral free trade agreement with Japan during the second round of the two countries’ economic dialogue here on Monday, according to Japanese government officials. It was the

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Kobe Steel scandal may widen as group has over 6,000 partners

October 17, 2017

Kobe Steel Ltd.’s data fraud scandal may ensnare more companies as the group does business with 6,123 companies in Japan, according to a Teikoku Databank Ltd. survey released Monday. On Friday, Kobe Steel said its falsely certified products are believed

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Stocks lose strong early momentum but manage new all-time high close

October 17, 2017

The Philippine Stock Exchange index managed to close at a new  record high despite losing momentum after soaring in early trading on Tuesday. The index gained 49.80 points to end at 8,497.80. It was at a new intraday record of

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World Bank confirms assistance to Philippines in rebuilding Marawi City

October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON DC—World Bank chief executive officer Kristalina Georgieva confirmed the institution’s commitment to work with the Philippine government in helping conflict-torn Marawi City rise from devastation, along with scaling up support for peace-building efforts in Mindanao, a statement from the

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Kuroda at G-30 meeting

October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during the 32nd Annual Group of 30 (G30) International Banking Seminar in Washington, DC, on Sundaon, October 15, 2017. Jiji Press

Overseas Filipinos personal remittances up 9.4% in August

October 16, 2017

Overseas Filipinos’ personal remittances grew 9,4 percent in August to reach $2.8 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Monday. This brought personal remittances from January to August to $20.7 billion, higher by 6.4 percent relative to the year-ago level.

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