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Remittances from overseas Filipinos grow at slowest pace in February

[embedded content] Remittances from overseas Filipinos continued to ease in February, growing at its slowest pace since August 2018. While one economist believes the trend is not yet worrying, it highlights the need for the country to look for other ...

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ALAMIN: Ano ang overseas absentee voting?

Nagsimula ang overseas absentee voting para sa mga overseas Filipino workers (OFW) sa iba’t ibang bansa nitong Abril 13.  Ang overseas absentee voting ay sistema para makalahok ang mga OFW sa halalan kahit na hindi na sila bumalik ng Pilipinas ...

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Property boom rides on overseas Filipinos, BPO, Chinese gaming: analyst

MANILA — Overseas Filipinos, business process outsourcing firms and Chinese offshore gaming operations are driving demand for property during the “longest boom” that the country has seen, an analyst said Friday. The balance between supply and demand “looks very good” ...

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Ballot for overseas voting shipped soon

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to deploy official ballots and other poll paraphernalia for the overseas absentee voting that will be held a month before the May 13 regular midterm elections. “The first shipment will be this March, ...

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DoubleDragon to create international entities for overseas sales expansion

MANILA – DoubleDragon Properties Corp on Friday said its board has approved the creation of international subsidiaries for overseas sales expansions. The creation of wholly-owned subsidiaries in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, London, Italy and the United States will focus on ...

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Cash remittances from overseas Filipinos down 0.9 pct in August: BSP

MANILA – Cash remittances from overseas Filipinos reached $ 2.5 billion in August, lower by 0.9 percent compared to the same month last year, the central bank said Monday.  The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the countries that contributed ...

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Chinese companies flee overseas to avoid US tariffs

The label of a Washington DC sweatshirt bears a US flag but says 'Made in China' at a souvenir stand in Washington. Kevin Lamarque, Reuters/File BEIJING — A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade ...

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Remittances from Filipinos overseas down 10 pct in March

MANILA – Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) reached $ 7.8 billion in the first quarter of 2018, registering a 1.3 percent year-on-year growth, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Diwa Guinigundo said Tuesday. But personal remittances in March 2018, ...

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Mesa to open first overseas branch in California

MANILA – Restaurant operator Foodee Global Concepts said it would bring its Mesa brand to the US next year, hoping to capitalize on growing demand for Filipino food. The company is looking for a partner for the Mesa outlet in ...

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PBA stars hope next All-Star will be held in provinces or overseas

Marc Pingris goes for a shot against Asi Taulava in the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines – PBA stars relished their 2016 All-Star experience in Manila, but some can’t help but wish ...

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