India and ASEAN growth to slow in 2023 as interest rates rise: IMF
NEW YORK -- India and five major Southeast Asian economies will grow more slowly this year as rising interest rates sap momentum from the global economy, with the six countries picking up speed again in 2024, the International Monetary Fund forecast Monday in the latest update to its World…#southeastasian #worldeconomicoutlook #indonesia #malaysia #philippines #singapore #thailand (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Pushes for Military Sites in Philippines to Counter China
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, in Seoul for talks over security issues, will meet with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. later this week. WASHINGTON—The U.S. is hoping to reach an agreement this week to open as many as four U.S. military sites in the Philippines in Washington’s latest…#defenselloydaustin #seoul #philippine #ferdinandmarcosjr #philippines #defense #lloydaustin #manila (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Filipino Securities Regulator Amps Up Authority To Scrutinize Crypto Industry Better
The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to include crypto under its radar in order to amp up its authority over the crypto industry. This means that the Filipino SEC is seeking to increase its scope of jurisdiction over the local crypto industry according to the new draft…#filipino #dlt #philippine #centralbank #philippines #ftx (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines securities regulator seeks more authority to police the crypto industry
The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking to bring cryptocurrencies under its scope and beef up its authority over the local cryptocurrency industry under new draft rules. According to a Jan. 25 report in local media outlet, the Manila Bulletin, the securities regulator…#manilabulletin #dlt #philippines #filipinos #philippine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Outsourcing Market Forecast 2020-2030: Analysis by Service, Outsourcing Type, Application, Organization Size, Ownership, End-User, and Geography
The outsourcing market has been gaining significant traction in recent years as organizations look to focus on their core competencies while leveraging the expertise of third-party service providers to improve their operational efficiency and bottom line. The increasing demand for outsourcing…#healthcare #voiceprocessingvoice #customercareservices #philippines #nearshore #mexico #caribbean #onshore #unitedkingdom #customercare (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supreme Court Urged To Enforce The Thirteenth Amendment ’s Ban On Involuntary Servitude
In a rare legal filing, a group of Filipino nurses is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to enforce the Thirteenth Amendment, which famously abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. Simply for quitting abusive working conditions and seeking legal counsel, the nurses were indicted and threatened…#filipino #ussupremecourt #thirteenthamendment #suffolkcounty #georgefloyds #instituteforjustice #civilwar #blackamericans #civilrightsact #kukluxklans (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump's 2024 litmus test is worse than cruelty
In 2018, as President Donald Trump was separating children from their parents and mocking victims of sexual assault, The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer wrote, “The Cruelty is the Point.” “We can hear the spectacle of cruel laughter throughout the Trump era,” he wrote. But cruelty is no longer enough. As…#donaldtrump #atlantic #adamserwer #crueltyispoint #trump #serwer #xijinping #johnjpershing #muslim #philippines (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines to offer value-added tax refund to foreign tourists by 2024
Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund programme for foreign tourists by 2024 to attract more visitors, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said on Sunday. The government collects a 12% VAT on goods consumed within the Southeast Asian country. The…#philippines #ferdinandmarcos #southeastasian #pco #southkorean #departmentoftourism #filipinos (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study in Cebu: Japan-run English school in Philippines thrives
CEBU, Philippines -- QQ English, a major Tokyo-based English-language school with a key outlet in the central Philippine city of Cebu, is building a new business model based on its experience amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new model seeks to expand combined online and offline lessons, including…#philippines #tokyo #philippine #cebu (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marcos Approves Philippine Tax Refund Plan for Foreign Tourists
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand's first unicorn Flash Express hits the gas in Philippines
BANGKOK -- Thailand's Flash Express, the delivery unicorn that uses artificial intelligence to determine the fastest and cheapest routes, is widening its footprint in neighboring counties in preparation for its stock market debut. "The Philippines is the main focus for this year, and we are…#thailand #flashexpress #philippines #vietnam #komsanlee (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How ‘Shotgun Wedding’ Made Jennifer Lopez the Perfect Dress Built for Action
For most of Jennifer Lopez’s action rom-com, “Shotgun Wedding,” she’s wearing a wedding dress, and the challenge was finding the perfect color for her to wear in the new Amazon Prime film. The origin story of the dress is that it once belonged to Jennifer Coolidge’s character, Carol, her future…#jenniferlopezs #shotgunwedding #amazon #jennifercoolidges #mitchelltravers #travers #lopezs #filipino #darcycarden #cheechmarin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines probes labor abuses in Kuwait after new killing
The Philippine government said Saturday it will take steps to assess and prevent abuses including rape and maltreatment of Filipino workers in Kuwait, after a housemaid was killed and dumped in a desert in the oil-rich emirate. The remains of Jullebee Ranara were flown home Friday night from…#philippine #filipino #kuwait #jullebeeranara #migrantworkers #susanople #kuwaiti #philippines #manila #ople (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Shotgun Wedding’ Ending Explained: Wait What!?
Spoiler Alert! This piece contains MAJOR spoilers for the film “Shotgun Wedding,” so turn back now if you haven’t watched it yet! Just as the premise of “Shotgun Wedding” fuses romantic comedy and action, the ending also combines those two elements, but not without some twists and turns. “There…#spoileralert #major #shotgunwedding #jasonmoore #thewrap #darcyrivera #joshduhamel #tomfowler #philippines #cheechmarin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Watch ‘Shotgun Wedding': Is the Jennifer Lopez Marriage Movie Streaming?
Wedding days are already so stressful, but when pirates threaten Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom’s (Josh Duhamel) ceremony, the chaos reaches a new level. All the happy couple wants is to get through their destination wedding in the Philippines with different family members and friends hashing out…#jenniferlopez #joshduhamel #philippines #jasonmoore #pitchperfect #markhammer #shotgunwedding #amazonprimevideo #darcyrivera #tomfowler (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news