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Moody’s sees stable, viable power sector in PH, Asia Pacific

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Moody’s Investors Service expressed confidence in the viability of the power sector of nine Asia Pacific countries including the Philippines.

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PH firms seen going overseas

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Global property consulting firm Jones Lang Lasalle sees large Philippine property developers scouting for more offshore investment opportunities to diversify their portfolio even as prospects remain bright in their home market.

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Australia seeks ‘ideas boom’ with tax breaks, visa boosts

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SYDNEY -- Australia will introduce an entrepreneur visa and offer tax breaks for start-ups, the government said Monday as it tries to unleash an “ideas boom” to move the economy away from dependence on mining.

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Skills gap threatens PH competitiveness in AEC

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Filipino professionals hoping to work in highly technical fields suffer from a significant “skills gap” between their current capabilities and what their prospective jobs require of them - a divide that must be bridged if the country is to take full advantage of the upcoming integration of the Asean region.

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PH eyes free-trade deal with EU

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The Philippines is hoping to start by early next year the formal negotiations with the European Union on a free-trade agreement (FTA), a move that will dovetail with the country’s aggressive thrust toward further solidifying its ties with Europe.

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Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps retailers

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NEW YORK -- U.S. shoppers no longer blow the bulk of their holiday budgets on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday.

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13 business groups call for economic Cha-cha now

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Thirteen local and foreign business groups have called anew for the swift approval of a reform measure that seeks to amend the economic provisions in the Constitution, as this legislation is deemed critical for the Philippines to remain a favored and competitive investment destination.

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Signs of steady US economy: Rising pay and solid job market

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WASHINGTON -- Americans’ pay is up, fewer people need unemployment aid, more are buying new homes and business spending is rebounding.

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Cheaper oil: What it means to consumers, business

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A customer prepares to pump gas on Dec. 7, 2015, at a gas station in Pembroke, Massachusetts. The price of a barrel of oil fell Monday to a nearly seven-year low. With OPEC’s decision to keep pumping at current levels, analysts expect oil to remain relatively cheap well into 2016 and maybe longer. AP

DALLAS, Texas -- Oil prices have been lower for longer than expected. Now, with OPEC’s decision to keep pumping at current levels, analysts expect oil to remain relatively cheap well into 2016 and maybe longer.

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Andrew Tan’s Emperador buys Spain’s Fundador

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Listed liquor company Emperador Inc. owned by tycoon Andrew L. Tan has acquired Fundador Pedro Domecq, Spain’s largest and oldest brandy, in an “all-cash” deal worth 275 million euros, or P13.8 billion, the Inquirer learned Monday, Nov. 30.

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