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Aquino brings home the bacon: $2.4B

MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday said $1 billion of the $2.4 billion in new investments that would be poured into the country as a result of his just-concluded trip to the United States would come from Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Co.

Upon his arrival in Manila after his one-week US visit, Mr. Aquino said another $1 billion would come from American Energy Solutions (AES).

 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 06 October 2010 09:18 )

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Hot money inflows hit 14-month high of $225-m in August

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the net inflow of foreign portfolio investments or "hot money inflows," hit a 14-month high in August.

BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. said hot money posted a net inflow of $225.06 million in August, a complete reversal of the net outflow of $82.91 million in August last year.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 30 September 2010 06:40 )

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Hits and misses at Manila Art 2010

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Juan Luna’s works

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RP films take center stage in month-long fest in Spain

At least 10 award-winning Filipino films are taking center stage at a month-long special festival at the Barcelona art house cinema in Spain.

The festival by the Filmoteca de Catalunya started September 1, according to the Philippine Consulate General in Barcelona.

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No gag order, says church

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Wednesday said that it had not issued a gag order to effect a ceasefire with Malacañang on the raging issues of artificial contraception and reproductive health, contrary to newspaper reports (none of them from The Manila Times).

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