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Pinoys in Germany are most generous long-distance lovers

Money transfer company WorldRemit analyzed internal data of who sends money to its top 10 recipient countries. It said Monday that Filipinos in Germany were the most generous, sending home on average $32.5 (P1,621) more than usual before or after Valentine’s Day week last year.

After years spent languishing behind its neighbors, the Philippines is finally catching up with its fellow Asian tiger economies as it posts some of the fastest growth rates in the world.

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Buoyed by the World Bank forecast on the country’s strong growth, the Aquino administration has pledged to generate more jobs and improve the quality of life of Filipinos in the remaining months in office.

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World Bank (WB) Group President Robert B. Zoellick arrived in the Philippines last Tuesday to strengthen its partnership with the country. While in the Philippines, Zoellick will meet President Benigno S. Aquino III as well as the economic team led by Finance Secretary Cesar A.V. Purisima.

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On target

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Manila, Philippines – The Philippines is on track to meet its goal of providing 2.3 million poor households with conditional cash through the government’s flagship poverty reduction program called the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), based on a joint review by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and World Bank […]

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Washington D.C. (via PLDT) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said yesterday that the Reproductive Health bill in Congress would help adult Filipinos make responsible decisions on becoming parents. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meetings here, President Aquino said the proposed measure was never intended to be used as a […]

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