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Palace attributes happiness survey results to Filipinos’ cheery disposition, safe streets, strong economy

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 11:53 AM | No Comments
Malacañang has attributed the Social Weather Stations (SWS) happiness survey results to Filipinos’ cheery disposition, safe streets and strong economy. READ: SWS survey shows 44% of adult Pinoys are ‘very...

Chinese consumers say iPhone overpriced, faces competition from local brands

Posted on Friday, 4 January 2019 10:30 AM | No Comments
  Some Chinese consumers said on Wednesday (January 3) that overpriced iPhones and increased local competition were contributing to Apple Inc. taking the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales...

Not a baby factory: S.Korea tries to fix demographic crisis with more gender equality

Posted on Friday, 4 January 2019 09:42 AM | No Comments
  An unidentified young woman with her newborn baby in her arms opened the metal hatch built into the wall of a church in Seoul. She put her baby inside...

Climate disasters cause global economic losses to soar, UN says

Posted on Thursday, 11 October 2018 11:12 AM | No Comments
  From 1998 to 2017 direct economic losses from natural disasters totaled $2.9 trillion, of which 77 percent was due to extreme weather that is intensifying as the world warms,...

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies

Posted on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 02:12 PM | No Comments
  China broke into the top 20 most-innovative economies in the annual Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking published on Tuesday by Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)....

Italy’s new government wins parliamentary backing, sparks mixed reactions

Posted on Thursday, 7 June 2018 10:55 AM | No Comments
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte comfortably won a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament on Wednesday (June 6), confirming his government’s majority after promising tough negotiations with Europe over...

Don’t blame me for Venezuela crisis, says Maduro

Posted on Friday, 25 May 2018 11:45 AM | No Comments
  Newly re-elected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday (May 24) that blaming him for Venezuela’s economic meltdown was a “stupid simplification,” but pledged to boost oil production and...

ASEAN ‘concerned’ over US-China trade rift – PM Lee

Posted on Monday, 30 April 2018 10:45 AM | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – The 32nd ASEAN Summit concluded Saturday in Singapore with Southeast Asian leaders reaffirming cooperation on trade and regional peace. However, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said...

Consumer group questions legality of TRAIN law before Supreme Court

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 09:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The tax reform law is “unconstitutional”. This is the reason given by a consumer group that filed a petition before the Supreme Court to stop the implementation...

More Filipinos hope for stronger economy, better lives in 2018

Posted on Friday, 15 December 2017 08:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on the survey conducted from September 23 to 27 among 1,500 respondents across the country, 47 percent of Filipinos believe their lives will improve in the next...