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A peace accord should transform a violent engagement into a political engagement, which very often means the parties commit to contending with one another in the scrappy arena of national politics. This transition is the Achilles heel of peace ...
The Philippines scored 78.6 percent out of 100 percent in 2016. This means it has nearly closed the gap in four key areas monitored by the report: Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, Economic Opportunity and Political Empowerment.

There have been recent concerns about the effect of the rhetoric of the Philippine President on foreign investments. There are certain things that the public needs to appreciate before engaging in this debate.
Political Animals is a turn-based political strategy game set in a world populated by corrupt crocodiles and meritocratic mice.
San Francisco - It has been said that politics and business cannot mix. One will suffer somehow. Too bad Donald Trump was too in love with himself he thought he could break the rule.
MANILA, Philippines - Mixed political signals by the Duterte administration have caused uncertainties that investors need to navigate through 2017, according to First Metro Investment Corp.
To be more specific, I do not think that in the Philippine case, the newly introduced autonomous political institutions in each designated Philippine state can develop more rapidly under a federal structure, especially when the federal structure itself ...
People protesting on Friday in Manila after President Rodrigo Duterte of The Philippines announced closer ties with China. Credit Jes Aznar/Getty Images.
Philippine policymakers released a statement following his speech, clarifying that their county was not turning its back on the West and adding that Asian integration was long overdue.
Just like Philippine politics. The interminable congressional hearings in aid of legislation never really get consummated with either a conviction or a meaningful piece of legislation.
The EDC is one of the companies run by the Lopez-owned conglomerate called as First Philippine Holdings (FPH) which also runs hydro-electric and natural gas-fired power plants elsewhere in The Philippines. Federico R. Lopez, chairman and chief ...

Heydarian: I think if Aquino were still in power or his anointed successor Mar Roxas were to be elected as the Philippine President, and the arbitration outcome was as straightforward against China, then most likely The Philippines would have adopted ...
Sachets of shabu, a cheap form of methamphetamine, and paraphernalia placed in front of arrested drug suspects in Manila, the Philippine capital, last month. Credit Bullit Marquez/Associated Press. Hong Kong - President Rodrigo Duterte of the ...
MANILA, Philippines - Lawyer Christian Monsod, one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution, questioned the push for federalism in The Philippines under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte. "I believe that ... Lito Monico Lorenzana, chairman of the ...
The Philippines's economic expansion could be faster than expected in the medium term, despite recent political noise, as the President's rhetoric is not likely to derail the country's momentum down the line, an international think tank said.
CARRANGLAN, Philippines - One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit The Philippines destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and ripped giant trees out of the ground today, but there were no immediate reports of deaths.
He's been touting the economic and political benefits of a relationship with China ever since. "What kept us from China was not our own making.
web1_7230218-af62cdd0ed7d4fb7af0763c41801a2e7_7230218.jpg police and protesters clash during a violent protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving ...
A "package of reforms" is needed in order for The Philippines' attempt to shift to federalism to be successful, an international political expert said Wednesday. In an interview with GMA News Online at the sidelines of the Global Autonomy governance ...
For China, one of the sea's key prizes is Reed Bank, a tablemount (an underwater mountain) near the Philippine coast rich in untapped oil and gas deposits.
Just like Philippine politics. The interminable congressional hearings in aid of legislation never really get consummated with either a conviction or a meaningful piece of legislation.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) says any person who encourages or condones President Digong's war on drugs is liable to be ...
debt-watcher Moody's investors Service has favorably cited the Duterte administration's tax reform and infrastructure development plans as a big boost to The Philippines' credit rating if successfully implemented over the medium term and noted that ...
The EDC is one of the companies run by the Lopez-owned conglomerate called as First Philippine Holdings (FPH) which also runs hydro-electric and natural gas-fired power plants elsewhere in The Philippines. Federico R. Lopez, chairman and chief ...
Heydarian: I think if Aquino were still in power or his anointed successor Mar Roxas were to be elected as the Philippine President, and the arbitration outcome was as straightforward against China, then most likely The Philippines would have adopted ...
1091, s. 2015, declaring October 2015 to October 2016 as the "Centennial Year of the Senate of The Philippines." In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Senate, Rappler compiles interesting tidbits and trivia on this political institution and the men ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, sen in this Aug. 25, 2016, gestures with a fist bump during his visit to the Philippine army's Camp Mateo Capinpin at Tanay township, Rizal province east of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine President has ...
finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III urged one of the three international credit rating agencies not to be distracted by the political noise generated by President Rodrigo R. Duterte's non-traditional type of governance. During the meeting with ...
The Philippines' decision to introduce the ban attracted criticisms from Betty Yung Ma Shan-yee, chairwoman of the Employers of Domestic Helpers Association, who urged Hong Kong to regulate window cleaning to improve safety and avoid such reactions ...
The Philippines peso has underperformed in comparison to its peers in the recent months. Part of this reflects increasing political concerns among foreign investors. There was also a spike in the 5Y credit default swap (CDS) spread to 117 basis points ...
Sachets of shabu, a cheap form of methamphetamine, and paraphernalia placed in front of arrested drug suspects in Manila, the Philippine capital, last month. Credit Bullit Marquez/Associated Press. Hong Kong - President Rodrigo Duterte of the ...
Anchor: Three South Korean nationals in their 40s and 50s have been found dead in The Philippines with gunshot wounds. South Korean diplomats in the Southeast Asian country are said to be working with local police to determine what happened.
MANILA, Philippines - The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) plunged 91 points to settle at 7,429.82 yesterday, just days since President Duterte marked his first 100 days in office.
MANILA - Catholic priests from The Philippines church, an institution that helped oust two of the country's leaders in the past, say they are afraid and unsure how to speak out against the war on drugs unleashed by the new President Rodrigo Duterte.
She not only possesses detailed knowledge of the issues surrounding the South China/West Philippine Sea, but is also well informed about Philippine culture and politics. In our first exploratory meeting, I also made contact with the similarly ...
National Democratic Front (NDF) peace negotiators are growing impatient over the alleged slow action of the government on its promise to release political prisoners from detention. In a statement Wednesday, the NDF said "there is now growing uneasiness ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Jordan's King Abdullah and Brazilian President Michel Temer will all visit Japan later this month for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
This pivot to China echoes a stark reality of Philippine politics: local politicians switch sides as convenience demands, whichever party will enable the former to achieve his or her goal of gaining benefits for the constituency and maintaining ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (doo-TEHR'-tay) has announced steps to scale back military cooperation with the U.S.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (doo-TEHR'-tay) has announced steps to scale back military cooperation with the U.S.
The draft amnesty proclamation covers tagged leaders of the NDF and its political and armed wings Communist Party of The Philippines (CPP) and the New People's army (NPA), respectively, based on a list submitted on September 15 by NDF chief negotiator ...
In this file photo dated Aug. 22, 2016, at the start of Philippine peace negotiations hosted by Norway government, in Oslo, Jose Maria Sison of National Democratic Front of The Philippines, left, and Philippine peace minister Jesus Dureza pose for a ...
At the start of Philippine peace negotiations hosted by Norway government, Monday Aug. 22, 2016, in Oslo, Norway, with Jose Maria Sison of the National Democratic Front of The Philippines, left, and Philippine peace minister Jesus Dureza, as government ...
However, "flip-flops on regulation are probably a bigger concern for most businesses than outright political turmoil." Thailand tops the the list of countries in which German companies were planning to establish business operations.


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