‘Protectionism is pernicious’ – Lagarde

WASHINGTON: International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday issued a renewed warning against protectionism, saying moves to restrict trade threatened to slow the current global economic expansion. The remarks come as the White House intensifies its confrontations with trade partners, announcing a new trade dispute with India and warning that additional import tariffs could […]

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Serving the unbanked and underserved through financial education and product innovation

I was honored to have been invited to present yesterday at University of the Philippines’ first MSME conference led by the UP Institute of Small Scale studies. For the better part of 2017 and literally all of 2018 I’ve been spending time connecting with entrepreneurs across the majority of local industries. Having the chance to […]

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Ice napaiyak habang nagre-resign sa harap ni Pangulong Duterte

PRESENT ang mag-asawang Ice at Liza Diño-Seguerra sa presscon ng National Commission for Culture and the Arts para sa Buwan ng Panitikan na magaganap buong buwan ng April. Maraming libreng pasine at seminar ang Film Development Council of the Philippines na pinamumunuan ni Liza. Naikuwento naman ni Ice na bukod sa NYC Chairperson ay siya ring Ambassador for Literature ng NCCA, na challenging para sa kanya kung paano mahihikayat ang mga kabataan na tangkilikin ang sariling Panitikan sa harap ng pagiging techy. Say ni Ice “Parang mas available ang literatura noong bata pa tayo e, of course ngayon, may internet pero minsan nada-drown ang Philippine literature so sana magamit din natin ang teknolohiya para mas marami pang mga kabataan ang makapagbasa ng napakarami nating kuwento at tula.”

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15th annual IEP Conference returns March 22-23 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The 15th annual IEP Conference is back March 22-23, 2018, with a new hiring expo If you are an internationally educated professional (IEP), currently unemployed or not working in your trained profession, this conference can help you gain insights from industry experts, regulatory and accreditation bodies, employers, and successful IEPs on the trends in your […]

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Winners of Calgary’s 2018 Immigrants of Distinction Awards unveiled

Hyder Hassan says “dreaming big” has played an important role in his success since he moved to Canada from Pakistan with his family in 1999. Hassan, who is now Head of Wealth at First Calgary Financial in Calgary, Alberta, was recently named one of the city’s 2018 Immigrants of Distinction, taking the Achievement Under 35 […]

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