Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gov’t can’t meet deficit goal

MANILA — The Aquino administration incurred a budget deficit of P9.674 billion for the month of October, as the government tries to speed up spending before the end of the year. With

China overtaking US as global trader

SEOUL, South Korea — Shin Cheol-soo no longer sees his future in the United States. The South Korean businessman supplied components to American automakers for a decade. But this year, he uprooted

US growing at steady pace

WASHINGTON — A pickup in consumer spending and steady home sales helped lift economic growth in October and early November in most parts of the United States, according to a Federal Reserve

Obama to do what it takes to avoid cliff

WASHINGTON — The White House and a key congressional Democrat hinted at fresh concessions on taxes and cuts to government benefit programs as bargaining with Republicans lurched ahead to avoid the year-end

Powerball winner: ‘I think I am having a heart attack’

DEARBORN, Missouri — A husband and wife from Dearborn, Mo., are the lucky ticket holders who won half of the record Powerball jackpot worth $587.5 million, and they couldn’t be more shocked

Big names to host Fil-Am jazzfest

LOS ANGELES — Catalina Bar & Grill, on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, has played host to the biggest names in mainstream jazz: Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Jane Monheit, McCoy Tyner, Kurt Elling,