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Fed’s US economy assessment he

July 18, 2018
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WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes his upbeat view of the US economy to Capitol Hill today, with markets and many of Powell’s colleagues expecting two more interest rate increases this year amid a continued economic expansion.
 

Iran to Saudi: OPEC deal does

July 18, 2018
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DUBAI- Iran’s oil minister told his Saudi Arabian counterpart that last month’s OPEC supply pact does not give member countries the right to raise oil production above their targets, according to a letter reported by Iran’s news agency Shana.
 

BOC may tap AFP, PCG in anti-s

July 18, 2018
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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it plans to tap into the capabilities of the military and the coast guard in beefing up its anti-smuggling efforts. 
 

China overloading poor nation

July 18, 2018
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JOHANNESBURG- China is saddling poor nations with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable, the head of the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) said on Monday.
 

PH pizza chain opens 1st stor

July 18, 2018
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Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc. said it has opened its first store in Dubai, expanding its footprint in the Middle East. 
 

As sanctions start to bite, I

July 18, 2018
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LONDON- Iran’s oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new US sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world.
 

School network’s profit drops

July 18, 2018
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STI Education System Holdings Inc. said profit for the academic year ending 2018 reached P502.8 million, down 9.95 percent from the prior year’s P558.4 million, largely due to the substantial increase in interest expenses. 
 

Oil price climbs

July 18, 2018
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TOKYO- Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days.
 

Car models drag Korean brand’s

July 18, 2018
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Sales of Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country, fell 8 percent in the first half of the year dragged by the 10 percent in the sales of its best selling models the Accent and Eon which accounted for 93 percent of its sales.
 

Asian FX up

July 18, 2018
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Most Asian currencies edged higher against the dollar on Tuesday ahead of the first US congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later in the day.
 

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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”