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2 Filipinas among ‘25 most influential in Asia-Pacific’s asset management’

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Two Filipino women are among the 25 “most influential” women in Asia-Pacific’s asset management scene, based on a list drawn up by financial publication AsianInvestor Magazine.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Foreign policy in US national security interest unveiled

US Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO

The US State Department unveiled a request Tuesday for a heftier $46.2 billion for its 2015 budget, saying investing in foreign policy was a “strategic imperative.”

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Study bares utility firm’s impact on California economy, jobs

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A new report released Tuesday, Feb. 25 shows that the utility company not only provides gas and electricity to more than 15 million Californians, but also helps drive California’s economy.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH Ambassador Cuisia to speak at San Francisco Commonwealth Club

Ambassador to US Jose Cuisia Jr./INQUIRER PHOTO

As the effects Philippines recovers from Typhoon Haiyan, a massive natural disaster with a heavy human toll and far-reaching economic, Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr. will speak at the Commonwealth Club on Friday, Mar. 7, 11:30 a.m. at 595 Market St. 2nd Floor Cuisia was named ambassador to the US by President Benigno S. Aquino III on Nov. 30, 2010.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

UK foreign secretary sees PH as Asia Pacific success story

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United Kingdom's Secretary of State William Hague. Photo from gov.uk

United Kingdom’s foreign secretary thinks the Philippines can be “one of Asia Pacific’s great success stories” citing the strong economy and the hard work of Filipinos both in the country and all over the world.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japan, Southeast Asia agree to boost economic ties

Asean-Japan Summit Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations lock arms during the 40th Asean-Japan Commemorative Summit on Saturday at the Main Garden of the Akasaka State Guest House. They are (from left): Thein Sein (Burma), Benigno Aquino III (Philippines), Lee Hsien Loong (Singapore),  Nguyen Tan Dung (Vietnam), Hassanal Bolkiah (Brunei), Shinzo Abe (Japan), Hun Sen (Cambodia), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (Indonesia), Thongsing Thammavong (Laos), Najib Razak (Malaysia) and Pracha Promnok representing Yingluck Shinawatra (Thailand). INQSnap this page to view more photos! MALACAÑANG PHOTO

Japan and Southeast Asian countries Sunday pledged to boost economic and security ties, a day after they agreed on the importance of ensuring freedom of the skies after China declared a controversial air defense zone.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino to help Myanmar’s move to democracy

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, left, walks with Myanmar's President Thein Sein, right, as they inspect a guard of honor upon arrival at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. Thein Sein brought additional typhoon aid with him during his visit to the Philippines, where he is also expected to seek support for his country's hosting of an Asian summit next year. AP/Aaron Favila

President Benigno Aquino lauded democratic reforms in Myanmar as he signed several bilateral agreements with his visiting counterpart Thein Sein Thursday.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Illegal migrants in Saudi surrender after deadly riots

Foreign workers wait for a taxi as they leave the Manfuhah neighborhood of the Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, after two people were killed in clashes between Saudi and other foreign residents the previous day, according to the Saudi police. On November 4, the authorities began rounding up thousands of illegal foreign workers following the expiry of a final amnesty for them to formalize their status.  AFP

Hundreds of illegal migrants targeted in a Saudi nationwide crackdown turned themselves in on Sunday after security forces besieged a Riyadh neighborhood where riots had killed two people.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino to talk of ‘sustainable’ and ‘inclusive’ growth at APEC summit

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President Benigno S. Aquino III.  LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Criticized at home for allegedly failing to make a difference in the lives of the poor, President Aquino is set to trumpet on the world stage his administration’s economic gains and the effort to eventually achieve “inclusive growth.”

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PhilDev gets prestigious USAID grant

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The Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) has received a large multi-year grant from the United States Agency International Development (USAID).

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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