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  • Philippines world’s call center capital

    When night falls in Manila, a wave of young people scurry into the skyscrapers which criss-cross the city. They’re call centre agents, and because most of their clients are on the other side of the world, the night shift is their busiest time. Last year, with more than 600,000 call centre workers, the Philippines officially […]

  • Philippine economy is growing steady

    The World Bank on Wednesday praised the Philippines for its steady economic growth despite the global economic shocks and hailed reforms made by the government of President Benigno Aquino. In its quarterly update, the bank said it expects Philippine economic growth to stabilise at 5.0 percent this year and rise to 5.4 percent next year. […]

  • US Senate Hack Attack

    US Senate orders security review after LulzSec hackingUS Senate officials order investigation following an embarrassing breach of Senate.gov website. The US Senate’s website was hacked into over the weekend, leading to a review of all of its websites, in the latest embarrassing breach of security to hit a major US-based institution. The loosely organized hacker […]