Abul Maal A. Muhith was responding to questions from reporters about a Reuters story on Friday that said Bangladesh Bank had asked the New York Fed to join a lawsuit it was considering filing against Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) seeking damages.
This Saturday night, boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao will defend his WBO Welterweight title in Texas. Meanwhile, back in his home country, the Philippines, he's contending in another fight. He's running for political office.
80-year-old Imelda Marcos has won a congressional seat in the Philippine elections. She and several members of her family are running for various political positions. Meanwhile, well-known boxer Manny Pacquiao has also gained a seat in the congress.
Los Angeles-based Filipina jazz singer Charmaine Clamor performs for us in our studio. Clamor speaks to anchor Marco Werman about her recent visit to Manila and her style of jazz, which she likes to call "jazzipinho".