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Looking at money as a community resource

HONG KONG (SE): At the biggest and most successful micro credit organisation in The Philippines, CARD-MRI believes that economic progress does not happen in a vacuum, but only comes with community development.
 
While many migrant workers may believe they are helping the progress of their country by sending remittances back home, it is a fact of life that no country has ever made economic progress on the back of migrant remittances
 

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Think you know about money? Think again!

HONG KONG (SE): Asking if you understand what money is would seem to be a pretty silly question to most people. It probably sounds even more absurd to migrant workers, who have specifically sought out employment overseas in order the address the financial difficulties of their families back home.
 

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Chance for migrant workers to make a future at home

HONG KONG (SE): The youngest senator in the Philippine congress, Benigno (Bam) Aquino, was in Hong Kong on November 22 to talk up a bill he authored, dubbed Go Negosyo (Go Business), that was passed into law in July last year.

Aquino described the bill as being designed to ignite fresh sparks in the overall development of the Philippine economy, especially outside of the big cities.

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