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July 20th, 2013Economy, SONA 0 Comments

IF IT were up to the bishops, they would put premium on how the government will address the absence of inclusive economic growth as well as the continuing efforts to combat corruption in the forthcoming State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III. In separate interviews, several members of the Catholic Bishops […]

BUSINESS leaders in Cebu are hoping to hear significant developments as President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 22. Although, Aquino has already done a “great job” in uplifting the Philippine economy, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Lito Maderazo is hoping his Sona will address the […]

May 30th, 2013Economy, News 0 Comments

MANILA (2nd Update, 11:12 a.m.) – The Philippine Statistical Board reported a 7.8 percent growth in the country’s economy for the first quarter of 2013, a 1.3 percent increase compared to year ago data. The 7.8 percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) was attributed to the upbeat business and consumer sentiment, and sustained government […]

December 29th, 2012Economy 0 Comments

MALACANANG vowed Saturday to ensure that inclusive growth benefits everyone next year through job generation and pro-poor programs.
A recent Social Weather Station (SWS) survey found that nine out of 10 Filipinos are looking forward to 2013 with hope. …

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