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PH poverty incidence falls to 26.3% of population

Poverty incidence in the Philippines fell to 26.3 percent of the population in the first half of 2016 from 27.9 percent three years ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Friday. Results of the family income and expenditure survey also showed ...

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Young population set to sustain PH growth

The Philippines’ large and young population will keep the economy growing faster than its Asian neighbors over the next 25 years, a Singaporean bank said Thursday. DBS Bank of Singapore said in a report that within the Asian region, the ...

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PH population attracts Japan’s biggest bank

Go Watanabe, the 57-year-old managing executive officer and chief executive for Asia and Oceania of Japan’s biggest financial group, is bullish about the Philippines, given its large and young population. The company he represents, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., ...

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