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Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo takes her seat at the House of Representatives.

 

MANILA — After leaving the presidency, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo continues to walk the corridors of power, but this time in the halls of Congress, after making an unprecedented move of running for — and winning — a lower position as congresswoman of Pampanga in the last May elections.

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Perception about the Philippine has again suffered, with the latest FutureBrands study showing the Philippines dropping to No. 65 from No. 36 in the previous survey.

Nov. 19, 2010

 

MANILA — JinJiang International Holdings Co. Ltd., the largest Asian-owned hotel chain group is set to jumpstart its business operations in the Philippines.

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Remittances from overseas Filipino workers climbed to $19.76 billion last year.

MANILA — The Philippines ranks as the fourth biggest recipient of remittances worldwide with an estimated $21.3-billion inflow this year, a new World Bank (WB) study showed.

MANILA — The electronics industry is expecting exports to hit $50 billion in six years and investments to reach $2 billion in 2011 from only $1 billion this year.
“We will double up in the coming years. We have finished the roadmap and we will hit $50 billion in exports by 2016,” Semiconductors and Electronics Industry of the Philippines (SEIPI) President Ernesto Santiago said in an interview with reporters.

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