Monthly Archives: January 2014

Christie knew about bridge closures, letter claims

JERSEY CITY — The attorney of a former Port Authority official who oversaw the George Washington Bridge lane closures has sent a letter claiming that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was

House GOP eyes another debt ceiling showdown

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — House Republicans on Friday began flirting more seriously with the idea of spurring another showdown over the nation’s debt limit when it comes time to raise it by the

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

NEW YORK – Yahoo said Thursday that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts, but the company was not saying how many accounts have

PH growth meaningless for ordinary Juan

MANILA — The much-hyped 7.2 percent full year growth of the Philippines’ gross domestic product (GDP) remains to be a meaningless indicator for most Filipino households, as prices continue to rise unabatedly

Peso seen to weaken further

MANILA  - The peso is expected to weaken further in the coming months as financial markets adjust to the US Federal Reserve’s reduction in monthly asset purchases. In a research note, Bank

Batangas can be new MM – economist

MANILA — A prominent economist and business analyst has found in Batangas the potential “to become another Metro Manila.” Speaking before Calabarzon Trade and Industry Forum on Wednesday, Dr. Bernardo Villegas said