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MANILA - The Philippines is taking a "wait and see" approach in the face of a trade war between China and the US, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday. Higher tariffs on Chinese steel exports to the US could also be beneficial to the Philippines since supply will be diverted to other markets, which in ...
The special advisor to the UN on indigenous rights since 2014 was among 600 people accused of terrorism over their alleged links to Maoist rebels in a government document filed in a Manila court in February. The activist, who had condemned alleged rights abuses in the southern Mindanao region where ...

MANILA, Philippines – It's Holy Week once again and to many Filipinos it's a chance to take a long break from their busy lives and spend time with family. ... Manila Hotel. Book yourself a stay at the Manila Hotel with a superior deluxe room a P6,800. The stay includes an buffet breakfast for two adults and ...
Most killings have been in rundown areas of Manila and the nearby provinces of Bulacan and Cavite. Human rights groups and Duterte's political opponents say executions of drug users and small-time peddlers are widespread, but police insist those killed were all dealers who put up violent resistance.
MANILA, Philippines — States with strong economic and political ties to the Philippines should urge the country to restore the rule of law and stop widespread extrajudicial killings, according to a group that advocates the protection of civilian populations from the worst atrocities. President Rodrigo Duterte ...
MANILA, Philippines – Holy Week 2018 is coming up, and everyone is preparing for the long break – including the many establishments that will be closing up shop to observe the Lenten season. If you're staying in the city for Holy Week though, there are still a lot of places where you can dine out.

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Japan on Friday signed a P51.3-billion loan agreement for the construction of the first Metro Manila subway, which is expected to ease traffic gridlock in the capital. At a ceremony, Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Japan International ...
MANILA, Philippines – American amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard docked in Manila for a scheduled port visit, as its sailors and Marines plan to help victims of the Mayon volcano eruption in Albay. More than 2,500 sailors and Marines aboard USS Bonhomme Richard "are visiting Manila to ...
MANILA — The chief justice of the Philippines, who has resisted some of President Rodrigo Duterte's policies on the grounds that they flouted human rights and the rule of law, faces an impeachment vote next week over accusations that she had concealed some of her income for years. Supporters of the ...
MANILA: A chorus of dog barks filled the grounds of the Philippine Mall of Asia in Manila on Saturday as thousands of canines ran with their owners in this year's Pet Express Doggie Run to raise funds for charity. Wearing yellow bandanas around their neck, tiny chihuahuas, labradors, shih tzu, great danes, ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy. Demafelis' mutilated body was ...
The airline also offers several flights to Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore from Manila and Cebu in the Philippines. “Our commitment is not only to build leisure destinations but also to help bridge communities and economies across the region as we move toward even greater integration and mutual ...
MANILA, Philippines – The Art Fair Philippines 2018 is the biggest yet, taking over the entire carpark at The Link in Makati to showcase art in all its forms – from installations to sculptures to paintings and, for the first time this year, photographs. That there is a lot to look forward to for art enthusiasts, students, ...
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine labor officials announced on Thursday, March 1, that their counterparts from Kuwaiti will arrive in Manila next week to finalize the bilateral agreement to protect Filipino workers in the Gulf state. In a press briefing on Thursday, Labor Undersecretary Claro Arellano, head of ...
Isolated rain in Metro Manila, rest of Philippines on March 2 ... MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience isolated rains on Friday, March 2, according to state weather bureau ... Coastal waters in Northern Luzon and the rest of the country will be slight to moderate.
MANILA, Philippines -- A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff north of Manila on Saturday, killing all those onboard and five people on the ground, officials said. The Piper-23 Apache plane took off from the airport in Plaridel town in Bulacan province then ...
(MANILA, Philippines) — Firefighters found two more bodies Monday in a hotel-casino gutted by fire that sent thick, heavy smoke into the sky over the Philippine capital, raising the death toll to five, officials said. One of several people injured in the blaze at the Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino was fighting ...

"The launch of our service between Melbourne and Manila will give travelers from Australia seamless connections to other destinations in the Philippines at year-round low fares," said Candice Iyog, vice president for marketing and distribution of Cebu Pacific, in a statement on Tuesday, February 27.
Kuwait: Kuwait's foreign minister has sought to assuage a feeling of unease in the Philippines following a case in which a dead Filipina was found in a freezer. It's the latest case to draw the anger of populist Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose government initially indicated it was considering ...
This declaration was issued by both parties during the Second Meeting of the Philippines-China Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) on the South China Sea hosted by Manila Tuesday. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Philippines and China had a frank, cordial, exchange of ...
DEMO TOUR. The Airbus A350-1000 is in the Philippines as part of a 3-week demonstration tour across the Asia-Pacific region. Photo by Chrisee dela ... MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Airlines Incorporated (PAL) set its sights on Airbus Group SE's newest wide-body jet, after the flag carrier joined the ...
President Rodrigo Duterte may have officially changed the name of Benham Rise to Philippine Rise, but that hasn't stopped China from moving to name undersea features on the Philippines' continental shelf, something Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque spoke out against yesterday. “We object and ...
Malaysia's Big Bad Wolf Book Sale opens in the Philippines for the first time on February 16. ... MANILA, Philippines – The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is here! ... It is a regular event in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka; the 2018 event in Pasay will mark the first time it will be held in the Philippines.
Last night's episode of America's Next Top Model was anything but a Drag when our favorite Queens from RuPaul's Drag Race Manila, Katya, and Valentina showed up to teach the models how to ~*werk*~ that camera in a regal photoshoot. Manila Luzon may as well have come to the photo shoot with a ...
It will be held on March 15 and 16 at the University of the Philippines' Cine Adarna. The festival ends with Listen on March 23, a jazz concert featuring the novels of Murakami. The 1966 Quartet, April Merced-Misa, Hiroko Kokubu Special Trio, and David Ezra will be performing in the concert at the Globe ...
KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait's foreign minister on Tuesday condemned what he called an "escalation" by Manila after the Philippines expanded a ban on its nationals working in Kuwait. Manila on Monday announced a "total ban" on new employment in Kuwait, including Filipinos who had already obtained ...
Since it opened its office in the Philippines in 2013, Google continues to be a partner for growth in the country. During Google Philippines fifth anniversary, its country manager Ken Lingan announced the company's thrust in the Philippines in the coming years. Lingan said the focus of Google Philippines ...
MANILA, Philippines – A tropical depression is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Sunday night, February 11 – the country's second tropical cyclone for 2018. It will be given the ... Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon continues to affect Northern Luzon. It is bringing scattered ...
My mother encouraged me to connect to her family and culture, and I was lucky enough to visit the Philippines often. After graduating university in 2016, I got a job working for an NGO in Quezon City. I was ecstatic and nervous: this was something I had hoped for my whole life. The Philippines had become ...
MANILA exclusively owns the 13-million-hectare undersea Philippine Rise, President Rodrigo Duterte maintained Friday, February 9. "The Philippine Rise ... Philippine Rise is a 13-million hectare undersea region that lies east of Luzon and off the provinces of Isabela and Aurora. It is believed to be a rich ...
International Scotch Day is held during the birthday week of one of the world's most influential master blenders, Alexander Walker, son of John “Johnnie” Walker, who claims to have introduced Scotch to the world. In the Philippines, the International Scotch Day continues at three of Manila's best bars: Yes ...
MANILA. This photo taken on April 21, 2017 shows members of a Philippine survey team sailing around Philippine-held Thitu island, with a sandbar seen ... THE Philippines, as it moves towards bolstering ties with China, will not concede its policies in acknowledging the importance of maintaining stability ...
Bangladesh's central bank is to file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists two years ago, a deputy governor said. Unidentified hackers stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account at the New York Fed in February 2016, using fraudulent orders on the ...
MANILA, Philippines — Former ambassador Caroline Kennedy, the only surviving child of the late US president John F. Kennedy, arrived in the Philippines yesterday for a two-day visit as part of her ongoing project aimed at connecting young poets across the globe. The 60-year-old former US envoy to ...
Videčnik is visiting Metro Manila with some 30 students of Harvard GSD for their student lab. They have stayed in the Philippines' capital region for one and a half weeks already, conducting field work for projects that would aid urban planning. She said her stay has really made her realize that urban ...
MANILA, Philippines — Manila's traffic situation has become “deeply problematic,” visiting international infrastructure and design experts said yesterday. “If I have to stay four hours a day commuting, I don't know what I would do. So I think there is something deeply problematic about this question of traffic,” ...
MANILA, Philippines — Filipino-American Stella Abrera, the first Filipino principal dancer of the esteemed ballet company American Ballet Theatre, will be coming to Manila with the other ballet stars for a series of shows for a cause. “An Intimate Evening with Stella Abrera and American Ballet Stars” will be ...
MANILA, Philippines — Manila's traffic situation has become “deeply problematic,” visiting international infrastructure and design experts said yesterday. “If I have to stay four hours a day commuting, I don't know what I would do. So I think there is something deeply problematic about this question of traffic,” ...


 

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