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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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IMF further raises growth forecasts for RP

MANILA, Philippines -- The International Monetary Fund has again raised its growth forecast for the Philippines for 2010 and 2011, citing improving domestic demand and business sentiment in the country and the rest of Asia.

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Bishop nixes Catholic Church’s excommunication threat vs Aquino--report


MANILA, Philippines – A threat by the Catholic Church to excommunicate President Benigno Aquino III if he continues to actively promote the distribution of contraceptives to Filipino couples is not true, Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales was quoted as saying Friday in a Radyo Inquirer report.

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