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Moody’s lauded PH economy as more stable than neighbors’ - gov’t

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The Philippines’ stable macroeconomic profile would enable the country to withstand external shocks better than most of its neighbors could, debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service said.

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3 out of 4 Filipinos prefer to work in hometowns

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Believe it or not but more Filipinos prefer working in their hometowns than move elsewhere in the country like Metro Manila for more promising employment opportunities.

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Wanted: ‘MSME czar’

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Doing research on the country’s legal framework for small business during the Holy Week, I confirmed that we have more than ample laws to support the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Indeed, almost every administration since that of President Corazon Aquino passed legislation in support of small firms. During her watch came Republic Act No. 6810 (the Kalakalan 20 Act) in 1989, and RA 6977 (the Magna Carta for Small Enterprises) in 1991.

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Gabby Singson laid foundations for stable PH banking system - Palace

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Malacañang on Tuesday, March 29, mourned the death of former Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Gabriel Singson, 87.

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Assassin’s Creed developer to open new studio in Philippines

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International video game developer company Ubisoft announced Tuesday, March 29, that it will open a new studio in the Philippines.

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Accenture transforms lives in Ilocos region

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SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte -- Working student Camille Joyce Calipjo, 22, of the Divine Word College of Laoag City said she struggled to finish her accountancy course.

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Part of stolen Bangladeshi funds still in Philippine casinos

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MANILA -- About $6.9 million out of $81 million stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank and sent to fake bank accounts in the Philippines remain in local casinos and may still be recovered, the Philippine Senate heard in testimony Tuesday, March 29.

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Troubled Saudi firms vow to pay OFWs’ back wages

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Thousands of Filipino workers in two of three financially troubled firms in Saudi Arabia will start receiving their back wages and benefits following negotiations with the company owners by a special mission sent by the Department of Labor and Employment to the Middle East early this month.

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PH eyes bigger share of UAE’s food market

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Philippine food exporters bagged about $109 million (or some P5 billion) in sales at the world’s biggest annual food and hospitality show held at the United Arab Emirates last month.

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Citi sees PH performing better than peers

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The world is an “uneven” place but against the backdrop of a challenging global environment, the Philippines is among those countries likely to perform better than most regional peers, Citigroup chief executive Michael Corbat said.

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