FORGED TIES. US and Philippine officials sign a Memorandum of Agreement on the protection of Filipino workers in the United States. Photo by Philippine Embassy/Majalya A Fernando
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the US' Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) signed a memorandum of agreement on February 13 to provide better protections for Filipinos working in the United States.
This is the 4th migrant worker related MOU signed between the PH and the US.
Muhyiddin greets 1Malaysia Advisory Council Sarawak chairman and Julau
member of parliament Datuk Joseph Salang Gandum. — Photo by Jeffery Mostap
KUCHING: Malaysia’s total trade went up by 5.9 per cent to RM1.5 trillion last year from RM1.4 trillion in 2013.
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the export value increased by 6.4 per cent from RM46.1 billion to RM766.1 billion, while import value also increased by 5.3 per cent from RM34.3 billion to RM683 billion.
“Strong export growth has contributed to the trade surplus for 17th consecutive year. The trade surplus for 2014 indicated an increase of 16.6 per cent, an improvement compared to negative growth (-22.8 per cent) recorded in 2012 and (-25.7 per cent) in 2013.