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End of empire? (Part 2)

Obviously, the apparent decline of American power will have enormous repercussions in global politics. When the “policeman of the world” suddenly diminishes in authority there would be shifts in international relations.

For many months during the previous PNoy Aquino administration, the dollar-peso exchange rate stood at $1 to P46. About the middle of last year, it started moving in favor of a costlier dollar. After lingering awhile at P49, the peso value surged past P50 last December, then P51 per dollar this month. The peso is expected to continue depreciate further and Metrobank Research said the exchange rate should hit $1-P51.30.

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Lower-than-expected initial jobless claims in the US along with sustained rise of US Treasury rates weakened both the Philippine peso, which closed to its weakest since November 2006, and the local equities market Friday.

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The House of Representatives, voting 216 for, without negative votes and abstentions, last night approved on third and final reading House Bill 4767 extending the validity of Philippine passports to ten years.

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Malacañang said yesterday that it will continue to fight for overseas Filipino workers on Death Row even if the death penalty in the country is restored, following the appeal of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines asking the government to not push for the restoration of capital punishment.

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Five returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received medical and livelihood assistance from Senator Cynthia Villar who met them at the Senate office on Tuesday.

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