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PHL, US sign agreement on labor rights

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines has taken another step in fulfilling its mandate to look after the interest and welfare of Filipinos abroad by partnering with the United States in reaching out and educating members of the Filipino-American Community about their rights […]
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Nearly 2,000 Pinoy nurses hurdle test to set foot to US

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A total of 1,951 Philippine-educated nurses took the US National Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for the first time from January to June this year, in the hopes of obtaining gainful employment in America, Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. […]
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PHL economy to grow 7-7.5% in 2014 – Metrobank’s FMIC

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite the natural calamities last year, higher spending by the government and private sectors to fund the reconstruction of damaged areas will sustain the growth momentum this year, First Metro Investment Corp., the investment banker of the […]
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US auto sales accelerate in August

(CHICAGO, Illinois-AFP) – US auto sales continued to accelerate in August, as GM, Toyota, Ford and Chrysler posted double-digit gains Wednesday. Ford forecast that total industry sales would rise 17 percent in August once all automakers report results. That would […]
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U.S. storm damage could hit $50-B

WASHINGTON, Nov 1, 2012 (AFP) – Damage from the deadly superstorm that blasted the US East Coast and shut down New York City could hit $50 billion, economists said Thursday, but the impact on the broader economy will be minor. […]

Bernanke: U.S. economic recovery finally taking hold

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The U.S. economic recovery is finally getting stronger, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday morning. Bernanke, in remarks prepared for testimony before the Senate Budget Committee, said there is increased evidence that a self-sustaining...