Posts Tagged by economic crisis

Asians Paying Heavy Price in US Recession

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-32)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-32), chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), said in a recent statement that Asian Americans suffered the most from the… Read More

Peso boosted by optimism over global economic recovery

MANILA, Philippines?The peso rose in the first trading day of 2011 as investors manifested optimism over a firmer rebound of the global economy this year from the latest economic crisis that struck countries across regions. Read More

Franchising robust despite global crisis

There’s no better way to start a business now than through franchising, according to officials of the Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc. Read More

World Bank sees recession in RP

The World Bank has predicted that the Philippines was likely to slip into “outright recession” this year because scenarios for recovery of the global economy remained uncertain, but a top… Read More

RP ranks 114th in Global Peace Index

By Lito Katigbak WASHINGTON The Philippines is 114th among 144 countries in the world rated for their state of peace in the face of global recession and growing political instability.… Read More

Recession causes decline in Asian immigration

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Census says immigration laws and the lackluster economy has resulted in a decline of the population growth of Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., causing… Read More

Truth or consequence

By J.G. Azarcon, Esq. The budget deficit in 2009 has been estimated at $1.8 Trillion.  It was not too long ago that the Democrats decried the 2008 deficit during the… Read More

700,000 Filams face danger of foreclosures

By Isagani de la Paz QUEZON CITY – The OFW journalism consortium, citing recent US census reports, says more than 0.7 million Filipinos belong to the tier that the United… Read More

Pinoys remain optimistic, say

Filipinos remained optimistic in the face of recession and job displacements, according to Pulse Asia. Its recent survey showed that from last year’s 22 percent, the number of Filipinos with… Read More

Expensive change

The so-called stimulus package includes a few billion dollars for global warming research and to support projects purportedly to demonstrate how carbon greenhouse gas can be safely removed from the… Read More

Judas’ Chromosomes

By Juan Mercado MANILA- Wall Street executives ladled themselves $18.4 billion in bonuses as they fired staff and cadged Related PostsA change we can believe in Global Investor Panic Hits… Read More

Gloria tells US: Reverse recession

President Gloria Arroyo has said the United States must take the lead role in reversing the global Related PostsGMA rating falls even before ‘Ondoy’ ‘Mukhang’ OK Reconciliation? Negroponte warns on… Read More

The bright side

By J.G. Azarcon Esq. With bailouts and the tanking stock market dominating the headlines day after day, we are all desperate for something to cheer about. Thank goodness Thanksgiving is… Read More

RP 5th ‘hungry’ in world survey

The Philippines ranked fifth among 55 countries in a recent global hunger survey conducted by Gallup Related PostsPrice of Happiness; The Philippines is 103rd Happiest in world Wow Philippines? Manny… Read More

3-M families didn’t eat for 3 months

MANILA – The Social Weather Stations (SWS) reports that some 3.3 million families had nothing to eat in the last three months as hunger continued to worsen among Filipino households.… Read More

Walking on Ice

By Greg B. Macabenta Friends from Manila have been asking me about the effect on the average Filipino household of the catastrophe that has befallen the US financial sector. In… Read More

Philippines to draft pro-poor projects against world economic meltdown

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday ordered the government to draft special programs to shied the poor from the impact of the global economic and financial meltdown, an official said.The… Read More

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