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  • More tourists from New Zealand visit Philippines
  • Saturday, April 19, 2014
More tourists from New Zealand are flocking to the Philippines and spending more than other foreign tourists, data from the Department of Tourism (DoT) showed.
The Philippine Embassy in New Zealand said there were 15,783 tourists from New Zealand who visited the Philippines in 2013 or a growth rate of 11.94 percent from the previous year ....................... Full Story»

  • Be ready to sacrifice for others – Aquino
  • Friday, April 18, 2014
Manila, Philippines — President Benigno S. Aquino III encouraged Filipinos to do good deeds even after Lent as he expressed hope for a peaceful and meaningful observance of this year’s Holy Week.
In his Holy Week message, the President said Filipinos should emulate the example of Jesus Christ by being humble and ready to sacrifice for others ....................... Full Story»

  • PH tossers vs Taiwan today
  • Saturday, April 19, 2014
Game Today
(Nakhon Pathom, Thailand)
3 p.m. – Taiwan vs Philippines
The Philippine-PLDT HOME TVolution women’s volleyball team expects another tough grind when it battles Taiwan’s Taipei City today in the 2014 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
The Power Pinays, who kicked off their campaign with a three-set romp over India’s KSEB, face the Taiwanese spikers at 2 p.m. (3 p.m. Philippine time) ....................... 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. April 17, 2013 : Index hits fresh 8-month high
  2. April 16, 2013 : Remittances up 6% in Feb
  3. April 15, 2013 : PH airlines stand to gain much from FAA upgrade
  4. April 14, 2013 : Growth likely to be sustained in Q1
  5. April 13, 2013 : Foreign firms seen relocating to Phl
  6. April 12, 2013 : DepEd hiring 31,000 new teachers
  7. April 11, 2013 : FAA move to boost tourism – DOT chief
  8. April 10, 2013 : PH gets US aviation upgrade
  9. April 9, 2013 : PH economy to outperform in Asean
  10. April 8, 2013 : PH,Palau hold first technical meeting on exclusive economic zone boundaries
  11. April 7, 2013 : Phl to remain as fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia
  12. April 6, 2013 : Phl sets game plan ahead of ASEAN integration
  13. April 5, 2013 : PHL, Malaysia share good practices in park management and ecotourism
  14. April 4, 2013 : Infra spending kicks off 2014 with 45.1% upsurge year-on-year
  15. April 3, 2013 : More Japan firms set to invest in Phl
  16. April 2, 2013 : Philippines leaps by 8 notches in WEF's global trade index
  17. April 1, 2013 : ADB: Philippine economy to remain strong
  18. March 31, 2013 : Moody's: Peace deal a boost to Philippine economy
  19. March 30, 2013 : Internet in the Philippines: 20 years since
  20. March 29, 2013 : Consumer confidence up in Q1
  21. March 28, 2013 : Philippines is top emerging economy—French firm
  22. March 27, 2013 : S&P upgrades Phl growth forecast to 6.6% this year
  23. March 26, 2013 : Fitch keeps investment grade rating for Phl
  24. March 25, 2013 : January imports up by 21.8%
  25. March 24, 2013 : Philippines, Switzerland strengthen economic cooperation
  26. March 23, 2013 : Phl home prices among world’s fastest growing
  27. March 22, 2013 : Current account surplus up 36%
  28. March 21, 2013 : Phl eyes new labor pact with Saudi
  29. March 20, 2013 : PH eyes ‘strategic’ relations with Japan
  30. March 19, 2013 : Phl to hold air talks with Malaysia, Canada, Macau
  31. March 18, 2013 : Personal remittances register solid growth in January 2014
  32. March 17, 2013 : World Bank revises Phl growth forecast for 2014, 2015
  33. March 16, 2013 : UN commends PH's commitment to 'Build Back Better and Safer'
  34. March 15, 2013 : PH remains top investment choice for EU firms, says Coloma
  35. March 14, 2013 : Next President must be competent, selfless, says PNoy
  36. March 13, 2013 : Philippines in new group of top emerging economies
  37. March 12, 2013 : Phl due for new upgrade – BSP
  38. March 11, 2013 : Export up 9.3% in January
  39. March 10, 2013 : Phl investors most upbeat on econ growth prospects
  40. March 9, 2013 : Phl attempts world’s largest human woman symbol
  41. March 8, 2013 : Phl joins celebration of International Women's Day
  42. March 7, 2013 : Index hurdles 6,500-mark to hit 4-month high
  43. March 6, 2013 : Philippine economy seen to grow 6.8% this year
  44. March 5, 2013 : DOT urged to promote film tourism in Phl
  45. March 4, 2013 : DOST works on improving ‘Disaster imagination’ capabilities of LGUs to reduce potential damages, casualties
  46. March 3, 2013 : Philippines to roll out 6 more PPP projects
  47. March 2, 2013 : Phl sets programs to raise productivity
  48. March 1, 2013 : President Aquino back from two-day state visit to Malaysia, cites gains
  49. February 28, 2013 : State visit will boost PH-Malaysia trade, says envoy
  50. February 27, 2013 : CHED gets P1.05-B boost; Fund release includes P485-M for scholarships
  51. February 26, 2013 : Phl growth seen at 7.5-8% this year
  52. February 25, 2013 : IOM launches project to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas
  53. February 24, 2013 : Investments in fixed assets to grow 10%
  54. February 23, 2013 : Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PH among top 10 places to visit
  55. February 22, 2013 : Australia gives more aid to Phl
  56. February 21, 2013 : Index breaches 6,300 level on strong buying
  57. February 20, 2013 : IMF team sets visit to Phl
  58. February 19, 2013 : Nasdaq opens support office in the Philippines
  59. February 18, 2013 : PH to host 4th Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting
  60. February 17, 2013 : PSEi seen to trade within 6,000 - 6,200
  61. February 16, 2013 : Phl to benefit from EU-Asean open skies
  62. February 15, 2013 : Phl economy forecast to grow 6.1% this year
  63. February 14, 2013 : Phl banks healthiest in SEA – S&P
  64. February 13, 2013 : Index continues climb on strong buying interest
  65. February 12, 2013 : PH 15.8% exports growth in December 2013 highest in selected East, Southeast Asian economies
  66. February 11, 2013 : Phl stocks mirror gains in US, reg’l markets
  67. February 10, 2013 : Phl seen growing 6.5-7.5% in next decade
  68. February 9, 2013 : BI to purchase P70-M border control equipment
  69. February 8, 2013 : Phl remembers, gives heartfelt 'thanks' to nations for helping after 'Haiyan'
  70. February 7, 2013 : Philippines, Singapore sign new air services agreement
  71. February 6, 2013 : Phl chairs WTO body on trade facilitation
  72. February 5, 2013 : DOT prepares for Visit Philippines Year 2015
  73. February 4, 2013 : Peso improves on Tuesday
  74. February 3, 2013 : Investments Priorities Plan 2014 to include fiscal incentives for manufacturing
  75. February 2, 2013 : Optimism high in the PH following developments in economy, Mindanao peace process, says official
  76. February 1, 2013 : President Aquino orders Cabinet to draw up disaster preparedness roadmap
  77. January 31, 2013 : Strong Phl 2013 growth tempers market losses
  78. January 30, 2013 : PH economy grew by 7.2% growth in 2013
  79. January 29, 2013 : PH stock index to rise to 6,500 in 2014 — Sun Life of Canada
  80. January 28, 2013 : Peso strengthens on Tuesday
  81. January 27, 2013 : Palace: Freedom House report on Phl shows reforms bearing fruit
  82. January 26, 2013 : More global retailers to enter Philippine market
  83. January 25, 2013 : November imports up slightly
  84. January 24, 2013 : Index up anew on strong buying momentum
  85. January 23, 2013 : Stocks rise for 7th day
  86. January 22, 2013 : PH exports growth seen to accelerate by end-2013
  87. January 21, 2013 : BOP surplus hits $5.085 B in 2013
  88. January 20, 2013 : Palace calls on all Filipinos to join National Day of Prayer
  89. January 19, 2013 : Palace welcomes improved investment climate ranking of the Philippines
  90. January 18, 2013 : ADB executive says PH procurement reforms one of the best in Asia
  91. January 17, 2013 : Phl stocks continue climb on strong Wall St
  92. January 16, 2013 : Remittances hit new high in Nov
  93. January 15, 2013 : Phl is top tropical island – China daily
  94. January 14, 2013 : Philippines leaps 8 places in global economic freedom index
  95. January 13, 2013 : PSE starts week in the green
  96. January 12, 2013 : Remittances seen at record high anew in Nov
  97. January 11, 2013 : Palace vows to further improve investment climate in PH
  98. January 9, 2013 : Strong US, regional markets boost index
  99. January 8, 2013 : Peso ends 4-day slide
  100. January 7, 2013 : PHL among the highest in usage of ASEAN free trade agreements
  101. January 6, 2013 : PH economy seen growing by 7% this year
  102. January 5, 2013 : Philippines in UK’s top 10 countries to see in 2014
  103. January 4, 2013 : BSP expects strong inflows from BPO, tourism
  104. January 2, 2013 : PSEi rises on first day of 2014 trading
  105. January 1, 2013 : Aquino ready for 2014

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