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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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Manila Welcomes OECD Move to Strike Off Philippines From Tax Havens' List

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine government on Wednesday welcomed the move of the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to strike off the country from its list of tax havens.

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Gov’t policy clear, allots P400M for birth control

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DoH) has allotted half of its family health budget for contraceptives, but a number of senators vowed to weed out this allocation from the proposed 2011 budget.

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