Lawmakers weigh legislation allowing them to negotiate fees.
A stronger US currency reduces inflation pressures, but American exports could run into head winds.
Critics say the junta's May 10 constitutional referendum is meant to enshrine military rule. Pledges of assistance continued to grow Friday.
The tiny Pacific island is losing a key source of income.
Despite a 3/4-point rate cut Tuesday, mortgages are costlier than a month ago.
Memories of a Saturday out with a favorite aunt.