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THE nations of the world have traditionally been ranked according to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which measures the market value of goods and services produced by a nation in a given year. This year, the United States ranks first in GDP, followed by China, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France, India, Italy, Brazil, and Canada.
ANYTIME soon, one of the 88 Filipinos now held on Death Row in various countries around the world – where 2.5 million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) live and work today – will be scheduled for execution. As in all previous cases, the Philippines will make an appeal for clemency, with the nation hoping the appeal will be heeded and the Filipino death convict’s life spared.Continue reading …
NEW YORK (AFP) – President Aquino said Tuesday that he expected China to be “reasonable” over tense territorial disputes so long as Beijing is given a way to save face. Aquino, who recently visited Beijing in a bid to ease high tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea, said it was crucial to try to […]Continue reading …