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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 »

EU, Swiss aid to teach Filipino overseas workers to save


The European Union said Thursday it would help fund a project to encourage the families of millions of Filipino overseas workers to save money and use it to develop their home towns.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Europe,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Overseas votes cost P1,310 each

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They spent so much but showed very little for it.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Salesian congregation faces bankruptcy after losing case


The Catholic Salesian congregation which runs schools around the world faced the prospect of bankruptcy on Wednesday after losing a court case in which it claimed it was the victim of massive fraud.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Families need to talk frankly about money matters


Many Filipino families have a hard time talking frankly about money matters—especially with the children. Not many families of overseas workers understand or realize that their loved ones overseas live month-to-month on their entire salaries. They want to move away from the hand-to-mouth existence to create better lives.

Posted: November 4th, 2012 in Global Pinoy | Read More »


How overseas Filipinos can win the battle against unbearable utang


SAN FRANCISCO —Tony Ranque worked for years in Saudi Arabia where he faced a dilemma other overseas Filipinos have probably encountered: The longer he worked abroad, the bigger his debt grew. “Imagine the worst situation, when my credit cards, all five of them, were used up to their maximum credit limits,” he told me. Eventually, [...]

Posted: August 17th, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »


Utang in America: Filipinos and the debt deal


SAN FRANCISCO—The debt ceiling debate, which finally got resolved this week, raised issues and questions that are, in some ways, familiar to many U.S. Filipinos. The past three years have been rough for many of us, after all. After more than 20 years of a steaming hot economy, the party came to a painful end. [...]

Posted: August 4th, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Visa launches near real-time money remittance in PH


Before, money abroad could be received overnight; then, money could be received on the same day, Now it can be received real time.

Posted: June 12th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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