Philippines growth hits 7.5%
- Published: 29 Aug 2013 at 18.12
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MANILA - The Philippines economy expanded 7.5% in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, as higher public and consumer spending helped it defy an Asian slowdown.
Filipino workers are seen on a construction site in Manila on Thursday. The Philippine economy grew over 7% for a fourth straight quarter despite a regional slowdown, the government said. (EPA photo)
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