The foreign exchange operations of the central bank and net foreign currency deposits of the Treasurer of the Philippines helped boost the country’s foreign reserves to $79.96 billion in May 2014,a government press release said.
Data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas yesterday showed that the country’s foreign reserves in the fifth month this year is slightly higher than month-ago’s $ 79.84 billion and year-ago’s nearly $ 82 billion.
BSP’s GIR target this year is $ 88 billion.
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Provincial Director Ma. Victoria Mondragon of the Department of Labor and Employment in Negros Occidental said yesterday that there are 27,775 work vacancies available for Negrenses in the job fair slated for Independence Day.
Mondragon said of the 27,775, there are 22,450 for overseas employment while the rest are from local companies.
She said the job fair on Friday will be participated in by 15 overseas recruitment agencies and 22 local firms.
There is no better time for the younger generation to start learning how to create and manage their own businesses, a press release from Riverside College said.
The four-year Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship program is a four-year degree program which centers on how to start and manage a business by combining management, accounting, finance and marketing principles with an opportunity-seeking mindset.
One educational institution offering this degree is Riverside College which is known for its modern facilities, competent faculty and supportive environment, a press release from the school said.