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Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

LTFRB to issue guidelines on proper placement of signage for PUVs

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) consulted the Automobile Association of the Philippines to determine the proper placement of sign boards for public utility vehicles so as...

Groups also call for rejection of US grants

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano stressed that the Philippines should not receive aid grants from other countries if it is coupled with a condition or if they...

PH-China begin bilateral talks over maritime dispute on Friday

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — An inaugural meeting between the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Foreign Ministry of China for the bilateral consultative mechanism in the South China Sea dispute...

PH, China to hold first talk on maritime dispute next week

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA — Part of the agreement between the Philippines and China during President Rodrigo Duterte’s state visit in October is a formal talk relative to the controversial West Philippine...

BFAR, DA officials visit Benham Rise

Posted on: May 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the Department of Agriculture officials visited Benham Rise on Friday. In the morning onboard a BFAR sea vessel, the officials...

PHL, US sign agreement to intensify war against child trafficking

Posted on: April 12th, 2017 | No Comments
The Philippines and the United States signed on Tuesday an agreement that aims to strengthen the fight against child trafficking and violence. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre represented the country during...

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...