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  • Phl Economic Briefing to focus on sustainability
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - Government officials will be promoting today the sustainability of the country’s gains beyond 2016 at the Philippine Economic Briefing.
“The country has achieved a lot over the last four years. With the Aquino administration ending in two years, it is keen on promoting confidence that the economic gains and the good-governance agenda will persist beyond 2016,” Editha L. Martin, executive director at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Investor Relations Office (IRO), said ........................ Full Story»

  • PSEi seen testing new high
  • Monday, September 29, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The local benchmark index will attempt to establish a new all-time high this week after successfully recording a new intraday high last week.
Analysts said the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is set to test the 7,450 level this week following last Thursday strong rise ........................ Full Story»

  • P186M PSC budget OK’d for 2015
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - Whatever the final outcome in Incheon is, the Philippines Sports Commission already has an idea how much its budget for 2015 from Congress will be.
Commissioner Buddy Andrada yesterday said that in last Friday’s congressional hearing, a budget of P186 million has been approved for the PSC next year ............................. 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. September 27, 2013 : WB okays $300-M loan for Phl gov’t reforms
  2. September 27, 2013 : Philippines ‘breaks world tree-planting record’
  3. September 26, 2013 : Gov’t posts P29.9-B budget surplus in Aug
  4. September 25, 2013 : Nearly 20 American companies looking to invest in the Philippines
  5. September 24, 2013 : Japan firms looking to invest in Phl
  6. September 23, 2013 : Among Asians, Filipinos trust US the most - survey
  7. September 22, 2013 : President Aquino to promote Philippine manufacturing sector in the US
  8. September 21, 2013 : President Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy
  9. September 20, 2013 : Germany, Philippines ink trade, social security, training agreements
  10. September 19, 2013 : Philippines, France ink bilateral agreements to strengthen ties
  11. September 18, 2013 : PNoy: The Philippines offers ‘wealth of opportunity' for European investors
  12. September 17, 2013 : PSEi springs back to 7,200 level
  13. September 16, 2013 : Up 7.1% to $2.3 B: Remittances sustain robust growth in July
  14. September 15, 2013 : Phl eyes 3 more air agreements this year
  15. September 14, 2013 : Moody’s retains stable outlook on Phl
  16. September 13, 2013 : Phl, Indonesia push $12-B two-way trade
  17. September 12, 2013 : DENR: PH committed to increasing public access to environmental information
  18. September 11, 2013 : Phl gets first crack at Rocket Internet
  19. September 10, 2013 : Ph posts 2nd highest export growth in East & Southeast Asia in July
  20. September 8, 2013 : PSEi hits high at 7,314.94 in post-ghost month buying
  21. September 7, 2013 : President Aquino to promote country as investment, tourist destination in his Europe trip
  22. September 6, 2013 : Forex reserves slightly up to $80.78 B
  23. September 5, 2013 : US firm hikes Phl growth forecast
  24. September 4, 2013 : Index soars above 7,200-mark for 1st time this year
  25. September 3, 2013 : Philippines up 7 notches in global competitiveness index
  26. September 2, 2013 : Asean economies to grow 4.3% this year – Moody’s Analytics
  27. September 1, 2013 : Recovery of imports seen in Q3
  28. August 31, 2013 : WB lends $508 M to Phl for rural infra
  29. August 30, 2013 : PH ranked 5th biggest in Asean as of end-2013
  30. August 29, 2013 : Phl poised to become global leader in healthcare info mgmt
  31. August 28, 2013 : Philippine economy rebounds, joins Asia top performers
  32. August 27, 2013 : Phl stocks extend winning streak
  33. August 26, 2013 : Philippines to make fresh push for SMEs during Asean economic ministers' meet
  34. August 25, 2013 : PSEi to test 7,200 level this week
  35. August 24, 2013 : Remittances seen growing 7% this year
  36. August 23, 2013 : Index breaks through 7,100-pt barrier
  37. August 22, 2013 : PH agri products face bright trade prospects
  38. August 21, 2013 : Economy headed for long-term growth – DOF
  39. August 20, 2013 : Index hits fresh 14-month high
  40. August 19, 2013 : Economy seen growing at faster pace in Q2
  41. August 18, 2013 : Tourist spots to get P30-b budget
  42. August 17, 2013 : Phl agri grew in 1st half of 2014
  43. August 16, 2013 : OFW inflows up 7% to $2.27 B in June
  44. August 15, 2013 : Index breaches 7,000, highest in 14 months
  45. August 14, 2013 : Philippines now on '5G' technology, Smart says
  46. August 13, 2013 : Index climbs on corporate income reports
  47. August 12, 2013 : NEDA: Phl exports growth beats major Asian economies
  48. August 11, 2013 : Provide more jobs to reduce poverty, IMF tells Phl
  49. August 10, 2013 : Regional infra boost to fuel growth
  50. August 9, 2013 : PH-Germany trade seen improving in ’14
  51. August 8, 2013 : Phl exports premium rice after 30 years
  52. August 7, 2013 : UN body sees 6.7% growth for Phl this year
  53. August 6, 2013 : Govt to roll out $13.7-b PPP projects
  54. August 5, 2013 : Index breaches 7,000 points
  55. August 4, 2013 : Palace: 2015 proposed national budget aims to benefit the poor
  56. August 3, 2013 : Government already doing preparations for 2015 APEC Summit, says official
  57. August 2, 2013 : Phl stocks climb on bargain hunting
  58. August 1, 2013 : PSE seen to hit 7,800-level next year
  59. July 31, 2013 : EU seeks Philippine ties beyond trade, aid
  60. July 30, 2013 : Bilateral trade between PH, Indonesia gets boost
  61. July 29, 2013 : Pope sets Philippine trip January 15-19
  62. July 28, 2013 : Aquino: The Filipino is worth living for
  63. July 27, 2013 :Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official
  64. July 26, 2013 :ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'
  65. July 25, 2013 :PH consumer confidence continues uptrend
  66. July 24, 2013 :PH to import additional 500,000 MT of rice
  67. July 23, 2013 :PSEi rises on Wall Street gains
  68. July 22, 2013 :World Bank Group head hails Pinoys’ resiliency to cope with disasters
  69. July 21, 2013 :PSEi firms up at 6,874.88; mining, oil trade leads way
  70. July 20, 2013 :HSBC urges renminbi trades to boost Phl competitiveness
  71. July 19, 2013 :PH bid for European preference endorsed
  72. July 18, 2013 :More int’l cruise lines eye stop in Phl – DOT
  73. July 17, 2013 :PSEi rises despite ‘Glenda’ toll
  74. July 16, 2013 :No downgrade for Phl – WB
  75. July 15, 2013 :PH economy seen to survive DAP row
  76. July 14, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with 4 countries in 2H
  77. July 13, 2013 :Remittances likely grew 5.4% in May
  78. July 12, 2013 :‘More Fun in Phl’ bags int’l marketing campaign award
  79. July 11, 2013 :PHL, Switzerland to hold 1st economic meeting
  80. July 10, 2013 :PH gets another upgrade
  81. July 9, 2013 :DPWH receives new mobile drainage pump from Japan
  82. July 8, 2013 :Forex reserves up to $80.729 B
  83. July 7, 2013 :Asean report cites 50 listed PH firms
  84. July 6, 2013 :Government to continue working to improve lives of Filipinos, says Palace
  85. July 5, 2013 :DA says rice output grew by 2.7 MT in three years
  86. July 4, 2013 :PSEi climbs to highest in 13 months
  87. July 3, 2013 :60 int’l brands plan to enter Phl
  88. July 2, 2013 :Economic growth seen picking up in Q2
  89. July 1, 2013 :Spain says Phl a rising economic tiger
  90. June 30, 2013 :PH, Efta nations boost trade ties
  91. June 29, 2013 :PH country of focus, gets more Canada aid
  92. June 28, 2013 :P4.3b allotted for farm mechanization
  93. June 27, 2013 :PH visitor arrivals rise 2.9% to 1.7m
  94. June 26, 2013 :Philippines inks ICT agreement with Japan
  95. June 25, 2013 :April imports up by 3%
  96. June 24, 2013 :UK launches P28-B science fund
  97. June 23, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with South Africa, Russia in July
  98. June 22, 2013 :Gov’t raises imports target
  99. June 21, 2013 :NEDA okays P150-B infra projects
  100. June 20, 2013 :Phl, Canada to exchange trade missions
  101. June 19, 2013 :PH now on Britain’s list of priority markets
  102. June 18, 2013 :Phl banking on 2015 APEC Summit to drive up investments
  103. June 17, 2013 :Remittances up 5.2% in April
  104. June 16, 2013 :Phl, Japan hold talks on econ cooperation
  105. June 15, 2013 :DBM releases P1.67 B for classrooms in Yolanda hit areas
  106. June 14, 2013 :Consumer confidence improves in 2nd qtr
  107. June 13, 2013 :Phl firms in good position to tap EU food market
  108. June 12, 2013 :PH to open doors to more foreign banks
  109. June 11, 2013 :Foreign direct investments surge
  110. June 10, 2013 :April exports grow by 0.8%s
  111. June 9, 2013 :Phl lines up $1.1-B PPP water projects
  112. June 8, 2013 :UN body commends Phl tourism efforts
  113. June 7, 2013 :Forex reserves up slightly in May
  114. June 6, 2013 :EU grants €30 million for the Philippines to boost reconstruction assistance in “Yolanda” devastated areas
  115. June 5, 2013 :National gov't posts P80.9-B budget surplus in April 2014
  116. June 4, 2013 :Bargain hunting continues to boost index
  117. June 3, 2013 :Phl bourse rallies on positive outlook for Asia
  118. June 2, 2013 :PH to host Asia-Europe Meeting Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  119. June 1, 2013 :Phl to remain strong this year, says HSBC
  120. May 31, 2013 :12 NZ firms to visit Phl
  121. May 30, 2013 :Phl competitiveness projected to jump several notches this year
  122. May 29, 2013 :Phl has 4th fastest Internet speed in Asean – report
  123. May 28, 2013 :Purisima sees econ gains continuing beyond 2016
  124. May 27, 2013 :March imports grow by 9.6%
  125. May 26, 2013 : More investments seen coming to Phl
  126. May 25, 2013 : Phl GDP growth seen easing in Q1
  127. May 24, 2013 : Phl hosting of WEF-EA: Purisima hopes for tangible results
  128. May 23, 2013 : People hailed for PH gains
  129. May 22, 2013 : Phl seen to grow fastest in SEA
  130. May 21, 2013 : Moody’s: New upgrade for Phl possible
  131. May 20, 2013 :
  132. May 19, 2013 : PSE income rises 8% in Q1
  133. May 18, 2013 : UN sees ‘tourism’ in disaster areas
  134. May 17, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  135. May 15, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  136. May 15, 2013 : PH, US seek end to wildlife crimes
  137. May 14, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  138. May 13, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  139. May 12, 2013 : Strong peso seen to rein in inflation
  140. May 11, 2013 : Palace welcomes S&P’s credit rating upgrade for Phl
  141. May 10, 2013 : Peso climbs to 5-mo high
  142. May 9, 2013 : Index rises on Yellen’s comments on economy
  143. May 8, 2013 : Phl improves in economic freedom ranking
  144. May 7, 2013 : External factors snap index’s 4-day rise
  145. May 6, 2013 : PH consumer confidence rose in Q1
  146. May 5, 2013 : Index seen hitting 6,800 level this week
  147. May 4, 2013 : Government prepared to address effects of El Nino, says Coloma
  148. May 3, 2013 : PH stock prices rise
  149. May 2, 2013 : Noy to Pinoys: Choose next leaders wisely
  150. May 1, 2013 : Palace welcomes Philippines’ removal from U.S. Special 301 watch list



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