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3 shopping destinations dominate online Filipinos’ buzz on Singles Day

The 10th year of the Singles Day shopping festival was a success in the Philippines, specifically in terms of brand engagement on social media. Lazada...

Philippines to suspend oil tax hike to cool red hot inflation

MANILA—The Philippines said on Sunday it would suspend the implementation of a further increase in excise tax on fuel products, set to take effect in January...
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Philippines’ trade deficit stays above $3 billion for 5th straight month

MANILA—The Philippines' trade deficit stayed well above $3 billion for the fifth month in a row in August as sustained purchases of capital goods to...

Oil near 4-yr high as producers resist output rise to offset...

SINGAPORE— Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and unwillingness...

Did Cathay Pacific really not give an ‘F’ or was it...

A major flag carrier of Hong Kong drew attention for its supposed spelling mistake of their company's name on the side of an airplane...
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The viral prank Filipino-Americans pulled on a fast food giant

Two Filipino-Americans sent a powerful message on race representation when they put up a fake poster at a fast food restaurant in Texas. Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo...
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BEIJING - Global oil prices eased in early Asian trading on Monday on concerns that the United States is poised to impose additional tariffs on China, outweighing supply fears from upcoming sanctions on Iran. Brent crude oil futures dipped 16...
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Understanding inflation and why it is spreading anxiety and worry

Economists and consumers are worried about the adverse effects of the 6.4 percent inflation rate recorded for August 2018. The Philippine Statistics Authority presented the...

Philippines to buy extra 250,000 tons of rice to quell price...

MANILA- The Philippines will import an additional 250,000 tons of rice via an open tender, the state grains procurement agency said on Wednesday, as the government...

Philippines’ August inflation seen speeding up to near 9.5-year high

Philippine annual inflation is expected to have quickened in August to the fastest pace in nearly 9-1/2 years, reflecting higher prices of key food...
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Dollar slips, yen strengthens on Trump’s Fed criticism

TOKYO - The dollar slipped against the yen and a basket of major peers on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was...
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Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

TOKYO- Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows in early trading on Thursday, while oil and precious metal prices also tumbled as Turkey's currency crisis...

Philippines to cancel Landing’s $1.5 bln casino project – Duterte’s spokesman

MANILA- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development Ltd's $1.5 billion integrated casino project in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong...
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