by ANGELA CELIS on March 30, 2017 14 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
Some 400 million people in Asia and the Pacific, which include the Philippines, still confront poverty as part of their daily lives due to widening income inequality, despite the region’s impressive gains in reducing income poverty in recent decades, a report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said.
SINGAPORE - Citigroup Inc will seek bids from global insurers keen to sell general insurance products across the U.S. bank’s Asia-Pacific markets, in a deal that could be worth at least $500 million, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
SHANGHAI - Two of China’s ‘Big Five’ lenders, Bank of Communications (BoCom) and Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), reported modest annual profit growth on Tuesday, as they battled operating pressures and the narrowest net interest margins since at least 2011.
by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on March 29, 2017 474 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Ernesto Abella finds it “curious” that the New York Times is focusing its attention on the Philippines and the alleged extrajudicial killings in President Duterte’s war against illegal drugs when he said, there are pressing issues in the United States.
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