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PH among top 10 happiest, most hopeful, and optimistic economies for 2018 – survey

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  The Philippines finds itself among the top 10 happiest, most hopeful and optimistic economies for 2018 based on the Gallup International Association survey. The start, as well as...

DOE: New tax rates not applicable to old fuel stocks

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Motorists are yet to feel the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Bill. The Department of Energy (DOE) said old stocks are not...

Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe

Posted on: November 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
The scope of the repercussions Uber will face for the October 2016 data breach began to take shape Wednesday with governments around the world opening investigations. Authorities in Britain, Australia,...

Trudeau presses rule of law, raises human rights issues with Duterte

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippine – Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who...

PH slumped to 113th in World Bank’s ease of doing business report

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines ranks 113th in World Bank’s ease of doing business report this year. It means a drop by 14 places as compared to last year’s 99th...

Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter maintains she had no warning of the attack

Posted on: October 5th, 2017 | No Comments
“My heart breaks for all who have lost loved ones. I knew Stephen Paddock as a kind, caring, quiet man. I loved him and hoped for a quiet future together...

Proposed national ID system passes the lower house of Congress

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The proposed law seeking to implement a national identification or ID system in the country has passed the third and final reading in the Lower House of...

PH-China economic ties likely the reason behind ASEAN ministers’ “weak” stance on South China Sea – Golez

Posted on: August 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano forefronts economic progress as the reason why the ASEAN foreign ministers, in their statement on Tuesday, did not highlight the arbitral...

Code of Conduct could not be finalized despite PH ASEAN chairmanship — DFA

Posted on: July 31st, 2017 | No Comments
The crafting of the code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea has been in the talks among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries for...

PHL-China joint oil exploration in West PhilippineSea, more beneficial than Malampaya joint venture – DFA

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA. Philippines — It was in 1986 when the plan for a joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea was first raised between Chairman Deng Xiaoping and former President Corazon...