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Inflation eases to 2.6% in April 2013

Slower price increases of food, electricity, and petroleum brought inflation down to 2.6 percent in April 2013, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The average inflation rate for the first four months of 2013 settled at the low-end of the...

Death Toll in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Climbs to 3 as Envoy Rejects Insinuations Filipinos Responsible for Accident

NEW ORLEANS—The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. The recovery and...