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updated Sat. May 14, 2022

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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines was among five nations that rejected a resolution by the United Nations' human rights body on the human rights ... In its explanation of its vote, the Philippines said it had been following the developments of the "complex" inter-communal issue in northern Rakhine ...
But the Philippines had the vision to see that an oral insulin product offers immense medical and financial benefits. I've told ... But the results of what is happening in the Philippines will soon spread to this part of the world as the treatment of Type 2 diabetes has become a worldwide problem. In fact, this ...

Ms. Visbal, 52, a Philippine citizen who works as a teaching assistant in Thailand, has gone back to using her maiden name socially, but on all official .... a law professor at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, noting that in most marriages the problems arise during the marriage, not before it. “If it were ...
Ms Sereno also ridicules the idea that her sporadic filings constituted a deliberate effort to conceal ill-gotten riches. “You cannot accumulate wealth at the University of the Philippines. Your problem is unexplained poverty, not hidden wealth!” she jokes. Given the uncertain prospects of both the impeachment ...
The Philippines' Department of Justice (DOJ) has alerted law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for the possible arrival or departure of ... Unlike the hold departure order that the Philippine courts usually issue, the ILBO is used for monitoring purposes and will not direct immigration officers at ...

MANILA, Philippines — The country's first Panda bond issuance has opened the doors for private companies to tap the Chinese market, British banking giant Standard Chartered Bank said. Stanchart CEO Lynette Ortiz said the landmark transaction, which raised 1.46 billion renminbi or nearly P12 billion for ...
MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will withdraw his country's ratification of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) Rome Statute, due to what he said were attacks by United Nations officials and violations of due process by the ICC, according to a draft statement. The statement, which had yet to ...

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein demanded that the Human Rights Council, which counts the Philippines among its 47 member countries, ''must take a strong position'' on the issue, and insisted ''these attacks cannot go unanswered.'' Speaking to reporters in Geneva, the rights chief referred to a court petition filed ...
China's aid and support to the Philippines have no strings attached," Geng said. According to the spokesperson, China strongly supports Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "Build, Build, Build" infrastructure campaign and has provided financing support. Properly handling the South China Sea issue is ...
The impeachment proceedings against her could have been caused by the positions she has taken in certain issues that confronted the Supreme ... just not comfortable with the fact that the stand I have taken," Sereno said at a forum organized by the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines.
Few events in the Philippines have been more anticipated than Pope Francis's 2015 visit to the home of the world's third-largest Catholic population. Six million people attended a parade on the final day of the pope's trip, a meeting he decided to make following one of the strongest cyclones ever recorded.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare a “state of calamity” over sewage and pollution problems in one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. Mr Duterte has given local authorities six months to clean up the small island of Boracay, almost 200 miles south of the capital ...
Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. "A formal order on total deployment ban will be issued by Secretary (Silvestre) Bello on Monday," said DOLE Spokesperson ...
The Philippines said it will issue an inaugural 1.46 billion yuan ($230 million) three-year “panda“ bond in the onshore Chinese market on Tuesday. IFR, a Thomson Reuters publication, reported that the Philippines, set to be the first Southeast Asian country to issue panda bonds, has announced indicative ...
The Philippines has identified two areas in the crowded waterway suitable for joint exploration and the two countries are seeking ways to tackle the diplomatic and legal headaches of jointly exploring in the waters, but without addressing the issue of sovereignty. Reed Bank is claimed by both sides, but ...


 

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