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Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

Balanced trade relations between PH and Thailand seen to boost tourism and employment

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said, “Right now, Thailand is our 6th largest trading partner, they have the trade surplus, in other words, malaki po ang...

House passes 10-yr Philippine passport validity bill on 3rd and final reading

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 | No Comments
  PHILIPPINES — The Lower House on Monday approved the proposed 10-year validity of Philippine passports in its 3rd and final reading. The House Bill No. 4767 gained 216 votes...

Anti-ISIS campaign necessary to prevent influence in community — DND

Posted on: January 28th, 2017 | No Comments
The Department of National Defense (DND) considers the efforts of ISIS to influence other groups, and even some individuals, a virus. The DND said ISIS uses social media to gather...

PCA: Cutting of coconut trees, banned

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
  The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has discovered that monitoring of permit for coco tree cutting activities in the country has become ineffective. For this, a moratorium or the prohibition...

UN human rights chief urges probe on Duterte’s killing claims

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent admission that he had killed criminals earned different reactions not just in the Philippines, but even in the international community. It allegedly happened when he...

No policy yet on PH-China oil exploration in Scarborough Shoal

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  The Philippines has no existing joint energy exploration in the Scarborough Shoal. According to Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, President Rodrigo Duterte must have been pertaining to business-to-business partnership when...

US aid agency defers grant to PH due to issues on the ‘rule of law’

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 | No Comments
  An independent US government foreign aid agency, has postponed its  multi-million grant to the Philippines due to issues on the ‘rule of law’ and ‘civil liberties.’ Millennium Challenge Corp....

Pres. Duterte arrives at Singapore for 2-day state visit

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE — Straight from his tight schedule in Cambodia, President Rodrigo arrived at Singapore, Thursday for a two-day state visit. This afternoon, a welcome ceremony has been prepared by...

PCG reminds fishermen to be cautious in Bajo de Masinloc

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 | No Comments
  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) confirmed they have not deployed PCG vessels to Bajo de Masinloc since before the state visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to China. This is...

Somali pirates release 26 Asian sailors after 4 years in captivity

Posted on: October 24th, 2016 | No Comments
  Twenty-six  Asian seafarers arrived in Nairobi Kenya after being released from a four-year captivity by Somali pirates They are from the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia and China. It was in March...