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Philippine, Israel officials explore expansion of agri cooperation, investments in BPO

February 22, 2017

Israel has expressed its continuing support to develop the Philippines’ farm sector by proposing to expand its exchange program for Filipino agricultural students who want to learn from Tel Aviv’s expertise and advanced technologies in agriculture, a statement from the

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NEDA Board approves Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022

February 21, 2017

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board officially approved the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 on Monday. The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 is the first medium-term plan to be anchored on a national long-term vision. The PDP also takes

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(UPDATE) Peso hits new 11-year low of P50.25 against US dollar  

February 21, 2017

The peso closed at a new 11-year-low of P 50.25 against the US dollar even as the central bank said it will be ready to act when foreign currency movements are “disruptive or excessive.” The peso closed at P50.23 against

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Local gov’t treasurers see P821m losses from closure, suspension of mining projects

February 20, 2017

An order of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to shut down or suspend the operations of 28 mine sites across the country will cost 17  affected cities and municipalities  in 10 provinces over P821 million annually  in

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(UPDATE) Peso falls to new 11-year low

February 20, 2017

The Philippine peso closed at a new 11-year low of P50.23 against the US dollar in heavy volume on Monday at the Philippine Dealing System. Volume jumped to $723 million from $532 million as the currency finished at its lowest

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Peso at 11-year low as it closes at P50 against US dollar

February 17, 2017

The peso hit an 11-year low as it closed at P50 against the US dollar on Friday at the Philippine Dealing System. It last crossed this level in Nov. 15 2006 when it finished at P50.09  Volume rose to $346.50

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Melco Crown revenue increased in the fourth quarter

February 17, 2017

Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corp post $144.7 million net revenue for the fourth quarter up from $80.9 million during the same period in 2015, a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange said Friday. Melco Crown operates City of Dreams Manila,

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Philippine, Mexico to explore free trade, currency accords

February 17, 2017

Top officials of the Philippines and Mexico have agreed to explore free trade and currency agreements to strengthen bilateral ties and facilitate economic transactions between the two countries, a statement from the finance department said Friday. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez

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