Philippine president urges amendments to cbank law

The following is an excerpt from report in English by Philippine newspaper "The Philippine Star" web site on Feb. 7, 2001.

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President Arroyo urged Congress leaders yesterday to help the country regain investors' confidence by immediately passing the proposed amendments to the Central Bank Law.

In her first meeting with members of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC), the president said the approval of House Bill 878 would