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Understanding Forex Currency Trading
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Understanding Forex Currency Trading

Forex is the shortened word derived from two words: Foreign Exchange. The Foreign Exchange is the exchange of one currency for another. Hence, Forex currency trading is the exchange of a foreign currency. The understood part is ‘in order to make significant profits.’ Forex currency trading wasn’t always as easy to get into as it…

Working for Call Centers: Benefits and Disadvantages
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Working for Call Centers: Benefits and Disadvantages

Call centers have established a whole new culture for the people working for these BPO companies. Hailed as the sunshine industry of the Philippines, call centers and the rest of the BPO industry have attracted thousands of Filipino employees. Call centers are considered as a savior of the economy; the unemployment rate has definitely lessened…

Why Did Sex Scandals Become Popular?
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Why Did Sex Scandals Become Popular?

Whether we like it or not, sex scandals have somehow become part of popular culture today. The never-ending interest of people in watching these videos have only intensified its presence even more. We have this secret (or not-so-secret) fascination with sex scandals, probably because it brings out the inner voyeur in all of us. We…

Sex and the Call Center Culture
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Sex and the Call Center Culture

The latest batch of sex scandal videos that are spreading in public nowadays include those that allegedly involve employees working for call centers. These “call center scandals” have made people curious about the factors that may have made call centers as a “breeding ground” of hot sex scandals spreading on mobile phones and the Internet….

How to Check Out a Hoax
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How to Check Out a Hoax

The internet is a great way to breed and spread scams because it is so easy to send e-mail messages to hundreds of people with just a push of a button. Your inbox may contain a number of hoaxes that can be amusing and downright annoying at the same time. It's nice if you immediately…

Secrets of the Productive Worker
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Secrets of the Productive Worker

It’s almost 5 PM, but you still haven’t done much the whole day in the office? Frustrated because this is starting to become a habit? Stop being unproductive and start becoming effective in the workplace. Get to know some secrets of your productive colleagues to make sure you are really earning your paycheck. Get to…

Philippines’ 40 Richest Families & Other Lists
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Philippines’ 40 Richest Families & Other Lists

Forbes magazine, a publication well known for its global and local rankings of companies, individuals, world leaders, celebrities, families and other recently came out with the list of richest families in the Philippines. This year, the family of Mall magnate Henry Sy leads the pack. His family's estimated wealth is $3.1 billion and is followed…

Hurray, The Philippines Now Produces More Oil!
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Hurray, The Philippines Now Produces More Oil!

With oil prices flying as if it’s on jet fuel, the oil importing country Philippines finally has a real reason to rejoice. The government announced the country’s first oil extraction at the Galoc oilfield, which is approximately 60 kilometers northwest of the Palawan islands. The facility is expected to yield about 17,000 ~ 20,000 barrels…

P4-B microfinance started with P20, typewriter
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P4-B microfinance started with P20, typewriter

MANILA, Philippines—A venture that was started with P20 and an old Remington typewriter is now a one-stop shop offering loans, banking services and life insurance. And, because of it, hundreds of thousands of poor clients have become richer. For the past 20 years, the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI)…