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China cash squeeze persists

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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SHANGHAI - China’s cash market squeeze showed little sign of easing day, reinforcing the view the central bank has shifted to tighter monetary policy.

SE Asian share prices end mix

December 24, 2013
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Thai stocks fell to their lowest in 15 weeks yesterday , with the SET index down 1.2 percent to 1,326.67. 

Jakarta port workers strike, o

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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JAKARTA - More than a hundred workers at Indonesia’s biggest port in Jakarta have gone on strike demanding the port operator CEO step down, but authorities said shipping operations were unaffected on Monday.

US sees Pacific trade pact tal

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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BEIJING - Negotiations on a trade pact between a dozen countries around the Pacific Rim will take whatever time they need as the deal has to be both ambitious and comprehensive, US trade representative Michael Froman said on Saturday.

Fed’s lone dissenter would hav

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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NEW YORK - The lone dissenter this week on the Federal Reserve’s landmark decision to begin to pare its massive bond-buying program said he would have preferred to wait until March to be sure the recovery is on firm footing.

Cash-rich firms, investors wa

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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LONDON - Companies and investors are sitting on trillions of dollars of cash as they head into 2014, waiting for each other to start spending.

Boeing machinists to vote on

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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NEW YORK - Unionized workers at Boeing Co will vote on Jan. 3 on the company’s latest proposed contract, according to a statement issued by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers on Sunday evening.

Asian bond market sets record,

by Reuters on December 24, 2013
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HONG KONG - Asia had a record year in 2013 for dollar, euro and yen bond issuance with borrowers scrambling to raise debt and anticipating a rise in global interest rates.

CABOTAGE; Welcome! But pay the

by Irma Isip on December 23, 2013
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The shipping industry is fighting a government  plan to lift or amend the Cabotage law, saying opening up the Philippine seas to foreign ships would pose unfair competition to domestic shipping.

Other uses found for ‘pastilla

by ANGELA CELIS on December 23, 2013
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Pastillas de Leche or sugared milk candy is a famous dessert in the Philippines. Most of the best-tasting pastillas are made in Bulacan.

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Column of the Day

The joys of aging

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 23,2018
‘May you all make it to 100-and-a-half!’
 

Opinion of the Day

The Philippine hour

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | April 23, 2018
 ‘Why haven’t we engaged in a similar “soft sell” program not so much the urban sprawl of Manila and Manileños but Filipinos everywhere else?’