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  • PSE seen to hit 7,800-level next year
  • Friday, August 1, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi), the barometer of the performance of the local bourse, will likely hit a new record high and close next year at the 7,800 territory, strongly rebounding from the current weakness seen to persist for the rest of 2014.
The uptick in local share prices will be driven by low interest rates, strong momentum of economic growth, and higher earnings growth of listed companies, said officials of leading brokerage firm COL Financial Group Inc ........................ Full Story»

  • EU seeks Philippine ties beyond trade, aid
  • Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:23 pm
MANILA, Philippines — The European Union intends to have a "more strategically well-rounded" partnership with the Philippines beyond business and humanitarian efforts.
Catherine Ashton, EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy and European Commission vice president, said in her recent visit in Manila that the EU has sought new ways of collaboration with the Philippines beyond "trade and aid." ........................ Full Story»

  • PH youth bowlers join world tourney
  • Friday, August 1, 2014 12:01 am
THE Philippine National Youth Bowling Team will be carrying the country’s colors in the coming Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society World Youth Championships, organized by the Asian Bowling Federation, from Aug. 6 to 15 at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Centre in Hong Kong.
Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Philippe J. Lhuillier and his son Cebuana Lhuillier President and CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier, long-time sports patrons, will be extending assistance to the team ............................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

  • Filipino Families Furious As Massacre Trial Drags On
    • by Anthony Kuhn
    • (NPR) – May 09, 2011
Frustration is growing at the slow pace of justice in the Philippines. The trials of those accused of murdering 34 journalists and two dozen others have dragged on for more than 500 days without any conclusive results.
The murders are often described as the worst single atrocity against journalists, and victims' families and media rights groups are demanding action from the Philippine government.
In the basement of the courthouse in Quezon City, part of the metro Manila region, Catholics pray for the souls of the departed. In courtrooms upstairs, doctors present grim evidence of how the victims were killed...Full Story »

Philippines News Archives

  1. July 30 2013 : Bilateral trade between PH, Indonesia gets boost
  2. July 29 2013 : Pope sets Philippine trip January 15-19
  3. July 28 2013 : Aquino: The Filipino is worth living for
  4. July 27, 2013 :Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official
  5. July 26, 2013 :ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'
  6. July 25, 2013 :PH consumer confidence continues uptrend
  7. July 24, 2013 :PH to import additional 500,000 MT of rice
  8. July 23, 2013 :PSEi rises on Wall Street gains
  9. July 22, 2013 :World Bank Group head hails Pinoys’ resiliency to cope with disasters
  10. July 21, 2013 :PSEi firms up at 6,874.88; mining, oil trade leads way
  11. July 20, 2013 :HSBC urges renminbi trades to boost Phl competitiveness
  12. July 19, 2013 :PH bid for European preference endorsed
  13. July 18, 2013 :More int’l cruise lines eye stop in Phl – DOT
  14. July 17, 2013 :PSEi rises despite ‘Glenda’ toll
  15. July 16, 2013 :No downgrade for Phl – WB
  16. July 15, 2013 :PH economy seen to survive DAP row
  17. July 14, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with 4 countries in 2H
  18. July 13, 2013 :Remittances likely grew 5.4% in May
  19. July 12, 2013 :‘More Fun in Phl’ bags int’l marketing campaign award
  20. July 11, 2013 :PHL, Switzerland to hold 1st economic meeting
  21. July 10, 2013 :PH gets another upgrade
  22. July 9, 2013 :DPWH receives new mobile drainage pump from Japan
  23. July 8, 2013 :Forex reserves up to $80.729 B
  24. July 7, 2013 :Asean report cites 50 listed PH firms
  25. July 6, 2013 :Government to continue working to improve lives of Filipinos, says Palace
  26. July 5, 2013 :DA says rice output grew by 2.7 MT in three years
  27. July 4, 2013 :PSEi climbs to highest in 13 months
  28. July 3, 2013 :60 int’l brands plan to enter Phl
  29. July 2, 2013 :Economic growth seen picking up in Q2
  30. July 1, 2013 :Spain says Phl a rising economic tiger
  31. June 30, 2013 :PH, Efta nations boost trade ties
  32. June 29, 2013 :PH country of focus, gets more Canada aid
  33. June 28, 2013 :P4.3b allotted for farm mechanization
  34. June 27, 2013 :PH visitor arrivals rise 2.9% to 1.7m
  35. June 26, 2013 :Philippines inks ICT agreement with Japan
  36. June 25, 2013 :April imports up by 3%
  37. June 24, 2013 :UK launches P28-B science fund
  38. June 23, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with South Africa, Russia in July
  39. June 22, 2013 :Gov’t raises imports target
  40. June 21, 2013 :NEDA okays P150-B infra projects
  41. June 20, 2013 :Phl, Canada to exchange trade missions
  42. June 19, 2013 :PH now on Britain’s list of priority markets
  43. June 18, 2013 :Phl banking on 2015 APEC Summit to drive up investments
  44. June 17, 2013 :Remittances up 5.2% in April
  45. June 16, 2013 :Phl, Japan hold talks on econ cooperation
  46. June 15, 2013 :DBM releases P1.67 B for classrooms in Yolanda hit areas
  47. June 14, 2013 :Consumer confidence improves in 2nd qtr
  48. June 13, 2013 :Phl firms in good position to tap EU food market
  49. June 12, 2013 :PH to open doors to more foreign banks
  50. June 11, 2013 :Foreign direct investments surge
  51. June 10, 2013 :April exports grow by 0.8%s
  52. June 9, 2013 :Phl lines up $1.1-B PPP water projects
  53. June 8, 2013 :UN body commends Phl tourism efforts
  54. June 7, 2013 :Forex reserves up slightly in May
  55. June 6, 2013 :EU grants €30 million for the Philippines to boost reconstruction assistance in “Yolanda” devastated areas
  56. June 5, 2013 :National gov't posts P80.9-B budget surplus in April 2014
  57. June 4, 2013 :Bargain hunting continues to boost index
  58. June 3, 2013 :Phl bourse rallies on positive outlook for Asia
  59. June 2, 2013 :PH to host Asia-Europe Meeting Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  60. June 1, 2013 :Phl to remain strong this year, says HSBC
  61. May 31, 2013 :12 NZ firms to visit Phl
  62. May 30, 2013 :Phl competitiveness projected to jump several notches this year
  63. May 29, 2013 :Phl has 4th fastest Internet speed in Asean – report
  64. May 28, 2013 :Purisima sees econ gains continuing beyond 2016
  65. May 27, 2013 :March imports grow by 9.6%
  66. May 26, 2013 : More investments seen coming to Phl
  67. May 25, 2013 : Phl GDP growth seen easing in Q1
  68. May 24, 2013 : Phl hosting of WEF-EA: Purisima hopes for tangible results
  69. May 23, 2013 : People hailed for PH gains
  70. May 22, 2013 : Phl seen to grow fastest in SEA
  71. May 21, 2013 : Moody’s: New upgrade for Phl possible
  72. May 20, 2013 :
  73. May 19, 2013 : PSE income rises 8% in Q1
  74. May 18, 2013 : UN sees ‘tourism’ in disaster areas
  75. May 17, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  76. May 15, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  77. May 15, 2013 : PH, US seek end to wildlife crimes
  78. May 14, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  79. May 13, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  80. May 12, 2013 : Strong peso seen to rein in inflation
  81. May 11, 2013 : Palace welcomes S&P’s credit rating upgrade for Phl
  82. May 10, 2013 : Peso climbs to 5-mo high
  83. May 9, 2013 : Index rises on Yellen’s comments on economy
  84. May 8, 2013 : Phl improves in economic freedom ranking
  85. May 7, 2013 : External factors snap index’s 4-day rise
  86. May 6, 2013 : PH consumer confidence rose in Q1
  87. May 5, 2013 : Index seen hitting 6,800 level this week
  88. May 4, 2013 : Government prepared to address effects of El Nino, says Coloma
  89. May 3, 2013 : PH stock prices rise
  90. May 2, 2013 : Noy to Pinoys: Choose next leaders wisely
  91. May 1, 2013 : Palace welcomes Philippines’ removal from U.S. Special 301 watch list
  92. April 30, 2013 : Phl eyes more mango exports to US
  93. April 29, 2013 : Phl moves up in social progress index
  94. April 28, 2013 : Obama heads to Philippines
  95. April 27, 2013 : Remittances forecast to rise 7% this year
  96. April 26, 2013 : Imports up 0.3% in Feb
  97. April 25, 2013 : PH furniture industry taps ASEAN market
  98. April 24, 2013 : 2015 is ‘Visit Philippines year’
  99. April 23, 2013 : IFC, Phl to ramp up green buildings project
  100. April 22, 2013 : Index surges past 6,700-pt level
  101. April 21, 2013 : PNoy: Make positive transformation of PH society permanent
  102. April 20, 2013 : Barclays sees peso strengthening in next 3 months
  103. April 19, 2013 : More tourists from New Zealand visit Philippines
  104. April 18, 2013 : Be ready to sacrifice for others – Aquino
  105. April 17, 2013 : Index hits fresh 8-month high
  106. April 16, 2013 : Remittances up 6% in Feb
  107. April 15, 2013 : PH airlines stand to gain much from FAA upgrade
  108. April 14, 2013 : Growth likely to be sustained in Q1
  109. April 13, 2013 : Foreign firms seen relocating to Phl
  110. April 12, 2013 : DepEd hiring 31,000 new teachers
  111. April 11, 2013 : FAA move to boost tourism – DOT chief
  112. April 10, 2013 : PH gets US aviation upgrade
  113. April 9, 2013 : PH economy to outperform in Asean
  114. April 8, 2013 : PH,Palau hold first technical meeting on exclusive economic zone boundaries
  115. April 7, 2013 : Phl to remain as fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia
  116. April 6, 2013 : Phl sets game plan ahead of ASEAN integration
  117. April 5, 2013 : PHL, Malaysia share good practices in park management and ecotourism
  118. April 4, 2013 : Infra spending kicks off 2014 with 45.1% upsurge year-on-year
  119. April 3, 2013 : More Japan firms set to invest in Phl
  120. April 2, 2013 : Philippines leaps by 8 notches in WEF's global trade index
  121. April 1, 2013 : ADB: Philippine economy to remain strong
  122. March 31, 2013 : Moody's: Peace deal a boost to Philippine economy
  123. March 30, 2013 : Internet in the Philippines: 20 years since
  124. March 29, 2013 : Consumer confidence up in Q1
  125. March 28, 2013 : Philippines is top emerging economy—French firm
  126. March 27, 2013 : S&P upgrades Phl growth forecast to 6.6% this year
  127. March 26, 2013 : Fitch keeps investment grade rating for Phl
  128. March 25, 2013 : January imports up by 21.8%
  129. March 24, 2013 : Philippines, Switzerland strengthen economic cooperation
  130. March 23, 2013 : Phl home prices among world’s fastest growing
  131. March 22, 2013 : Current account surplus up 36%
  132. March 21, 2013 : Phl eyes new labor pact with Saudi
  133. March 20, 2013 : PH eyes ‘strategic’ relations with Japan
  134. March 19, 2013 : Phl to hold air talks with Malaysia, Canada, Macau
  135. March 18, 2013 : Personal remittances register solid growth in January 2014
  136. March 17, 2013 : World Bank revises Phl growth forecast for 2014, 2015
  137. March 16, 2013 : UN commends PH's commitment to 'Build Back Better and Safer'
  138. March 15, 2013 : PH remains top investment choice for EU firms, says Coloma
  139. March 14, 2013 : Next President must be competent, selfless, says PNoy
  140. March 13, 2013 : Philippines in new group of top emerging economies
  141. March 12, 2013 : Phl due for new upgrade – BSP
  142. March 11, 2013 : Export up 9.3% in January
  143. March 10, 2013 : Phl investors most upbeat on econ growth prospects
  144. March 9, 2013 : Phl attempts world’s largest human woman symbol
  145. March 8, 2013 : Phl joins celebration of International Women's Day
  146. March 7, 2013 : Index hurdles 6,500-mark to hit 4-month high
  147. March 6, 2013 : Philippine economy seen to grow 6.8% this year
  148. March 5, 2013 : DOT urged to promote film tourism in Phl
  149. March 4, 2013 : DOST works on improving ‘Disaster imagination’ capabilities of LGUs to reduce potential damages, casualties
  150. March 3, 2013 : Philippines to roll out 6 more PPP projects
  151. March 2, 2013 : Phl sets programs to raise productivity
  152. March 1, 2013 : President Aquino back from two-day state visit to Malaysia, cites gains

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