Canada set to announce the latest Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 12:00:43 +0000

Each year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) releases an Immigration Levels Plan that acts as the guideline for how many immigrants will be allowed to come to Canada each year. It includes the breakdown of immigrants from economic class, family class and humanitarian class programs over the next three years. This year it will […]

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Will Canada welcome over 500,000 new immigrants per year?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:00:14 +0000

Minister Sean Fraser believes Canada’s immigration levels will surpass 500,000 per year “sooner rather than later”, but the minister cautioned that future increases must be done in a careful manner that supports the needs of communities across the country. The immigration minister was in Toronto last week to speak at Collision, a global technology conference. […]

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EIU sees 2020 global economic growth at 2.9%

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 07:00:04 +0000

THE Economist Group’s research arm believes that global economic growth will stay at decades low this year. In a report, The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) estimates global economic growth at 2.9 percent, matching the expansion rate recorded in 2019. “We expect economic growth in the developed world to slow in 2020, driven by a […]

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AMRO: 2020 PH growth to hit 6.4%

Credit to Author: Lisbet K. Esmael| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:04:04 +0000

PHILIPPINE economic growth is forecast to pick up to 6.4 percent this year on the back of increased government spending, according to the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO). In a statement on Tuesday, the regional macroeconomic surveillance organization said the country’s economy would rebound despite gross domestic product registering an eight-year-low of 5.9 percent in […]

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S&P cuts PH growth forecast to 6.1%

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:37:23 +0000

S&P Global Ratings has trimmed its growth outlook for the Philippine economy this year as it believes the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak will weaken the country’s supply chains. The credit rating agency now projects Philippine gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.1 percent, lower than its previous forecast of 6.2 percent. The updated […]

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India’s Coal Future Hinges on Advanced Ultrasupercritical Breakthroughs

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:49:47 +0000

India is striving to conserve coal and slash its carbon emissions. The country which depended on coal for 56% of its total capacity of 356 GW as of May 2019, wants to reduce coal’s share to 45% of a planned capacity expansion to 480 GW by the end of 2022. During that period, it will […]

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Budget delay blamed for 4-year low GDP growth, recovery seen

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 15:49:46 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday blamed the delay in the approval of the P3.7-trillion 2019 national budget for the four-year low Philippines’ economic growth.

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PH to miss targets in 2019, 2020, says S&P Global Ratings

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 05:36:37 +0000

THE Philippine economic growth will fall below official targets this year and the next on the back of high interest rates and weak external demand, S&P Global Ratings said. In…READ

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Palace: Reenacted budget means ‘lost opportunities’ for economic growth

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 03:55:19 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The proposal for a reenacted budget for the entire 2019 would mean “lost opportunities” for higher economic growth, Malacañang said Thursday.

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