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US economy grew at robust 4.2% pace in 2nd quarter

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:52 PM

The 4 2 annual pace in the April June period followed a 2 1 contraction in the first quarter

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Hike in rice prices? Gov't mulling fixed prices

Jun 17, 2014 - 6:35 PM

Malacañang says it is carrying out surveillance to discourage hoarding of rice but says prices are expected to stabilize in two months when imports come in

NO IMPORTS. The Philippines aims to have no more rice imports by 2014. Photo by AFP

Rappler Animate: Why electricity rates in Philippines are high

Jul 22, 2012 - 1:02 PM

The country s high power costs have plagued the Philippines ability to compete in the manufacturing sector and burdened Filipinos for decades