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  • Phl developing integrated circuit design industry
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is developing the local integrated circuit (IC) design industry as it looks to position itself as a competitive digital niche in Asia.
According to Trade undersecretary Adrian Cristobal Jr., the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is working with other institutions such as the Taiwanese government, Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University and the Philippine Institute for Integrated Circuits to develop the local IC design industry ......................... Full Story»

  • Phl share prices snap 3-day climb
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The local benchmark index snapped yesterday a three-day climb as mixed regional sentiments pulled down share prices.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slipped 0.08 percent or 6.17 points to close at 7,269.49 while the All Shares index fell slightly by 0.03 percent or 1.34 points to 4,274.71 ......................... Full Story»

  • Coveta gives PH its 3rd Asian Beach Games gold
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 am
PHUKET, Thailand—Windsurfer Geylord Coveta struck gold in his pet event for the third gold medal of the Philippines in the 4th Asian Beach Games.
Coveta had 14 points after eight races punctuated by a victory in the final lap of the men’s RS:One event at Karon Central Beach here ............................... 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. November 18, 2014 : Index edges up on selective buying
  2. November 17, 2014 : OFW remittances hit $2.1 billion in September
  3. November 16, 2014 : DA gives world a taste of Filipino food
  4. November 15, 2014 : Index climbs on OECD’s positive outlook on Phl
  5. November 14, 2014 : OECD forecast: PH to lead growth rate in SE Asia
  6. November 13, 2014 : Index climbs on positive foreign news
  7. November 12, 2014 : Exports post 2-digit growth
  8. November 10, 2014 : Swiss businessmen interested in PH
  9. November 9, 2014 : Phl Economic Society holds 52nd annual meet
  10. November 8, 2014 : PH mobile banking tops in Asia
  11. November 7, 2014 : Phl, Korea to boost trade, investment ties
  12. November 6, 2014 : Aquino expects boost in PH economic activities with Japan
  13. November 5, 2014 : Philippines eyes aerospace investors from Japan, N. America, Brazil
  14. November 4, 2014 : Japan move seen positive for Phl
  15. November 3, 2014 : Mart likely to retest 7,300 level
  16. November 2, 2014 : ‘Now is the best time to invest in PH’
  17. November 1, 2014 : Phl stocks surge on upbeat US economy
  18. October 31, 2014 : Phl to put up own electronic development center – P-Noy
  19. October 30, 2014 : PH is still Asia’s top performer in closing gender gap
  20. October 29, 2014 : Philippines moves up 13 notches in Ease of Doing Business
  21. October 28, 2014 : Aquino: Invest in the Philippines – and in Filipinos
  22. October 27, 2014 : Thai giant eyes factories in Phl
  23. October 26, 2014 : DTI positions Phl as dev’t hub in AsPac
  24. October 25, 2014 : President Aquino vows to address business sector’s concerns on energy, port congestion
  25. October 24, 2014 : Philippines ranked as one of the 'best countries to visit in 2015'
  26. October 22, 2014 : EU to enhance trade relations with Phl
  27. October 22, 2014 : Italian gov't gives P2.5B in agricultural support to Philippines
  28. October 21, 2014 : Report: Phl advances in global competitiveness ranking
  29. October 20, 2014 : PSEi firms up over 7,000 as regional markets rebound
  30. October 19, 2014 : Barclays keeps Phl growth forecast at 6.5%
  31. October 18, 2014 : Tourist arrivals hit year-high 6.27% growth in August
  32. October 17, 2014 : 6 PPP projects worth P133 B up for NEDA approval
  33. October 16, 2014 : OFW remittances up 7.2% in Aug
  34. October 15, 2014 : PH, Japan expand currency swap agreement
  35. October 14, 2014 : Investments in Ph ecozones up 6 pct in 9 months
  36. October 13, 2014 : Remittances growth seen easing to 4.5% in August
  37. October 12, 2014 : Exports up 10.5% to $5.474 B in Aug
  38. October 11, 2014 : Phl, Ethiopia forge air services agreement
  39. October 9, 2014 : ILO, ADB study on the impact of ASEAN integration for better jobs launched
  40. October 8, 2014 : IMF keeps Philippines' economic forecast despite gloomy global outlook
  41. October 7, 2014 : PSEi seen to rise
  42. October 6, 2014 : PHL holds growth potential despite natural disasters, says World Bank
  43. October 5, 2014 : Phl bags destination of the year award
  44. October 4, 2014 : PSEi firms up
  45. October 3, 2014 : ASEAN integration 'to boost real estate industry'
  46. October 2, 2014 : PH to rank among biggest markets for tech devices
  47. October 1, 2014 : PH exports seen to sustain growth trend through 2016
  48. September 30, 2014 : Phl Economic Briefing to focus on sustainability
  49. September 29, 2014 : PSEi seen testing new high
  50. September 28, 2014 : WB okays $300-M loan for Phl gov’t reforms
  51. September 27, 2014 : Philippines ‘breaks world tree-planting record’
  52. September 26, 2014 : Gov’t posts P29.9-B budget surplus in Aug
  53. September 25, 2014 : Nearly 20 American companies looking to invest in the Philippines
  54. September 24, 2014 : Japan firms looking to invest in Phl
  55. September 23, 2014 : Among Asians, Filipinos trust US the most - survey
  56. September 22, 2014 : President Aquino to promote Philippine manufacturing sector in the US
  57. September 21, 2014 : President Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy
  58. September 20, 2014 : Germany, Philippines ink trade, social security, training agreements
  59. September 19, 2014 : Philippines, France ink bilateral agreements to strengthen ties
  60. September 18, 2014 : PNoy: The Philippines offers ‘wealth of opportunity' for European investors
  61. September 17, 2014 : PSEi springs back to 7,200 level
  62. September 16, 2014 : Up 7.1% to $2.3 B: Remittances sustain robust growth in July
  63. September 15, 2014 : Phl eyes 3 more air agreements this year
  64. September 14, 2014 : Moody’s retains stable outlook on Phl
  65. September 13, 2014 : Phl, Indonesia push $12-B two-way trade
  66. September 12, 2014 : DENR: PH committed to increasing public access to environmental information
  67. September 11, 2014 : Phl gets first crack at Rocket Internet
  68. September 10, 2014 : Ph posts 2nd highest export growth in East & Southeast Asia in July
  69. September 8, 2014 : PSEi hits high at 7,314.94 in post-ghost month buying
  70. September 7, 2014 : President Aquino to promote country as investment, tourist destination in his Europe trip
  71. September 6, 2014 : Forex reserves slightly up to $80.78 B
  72. September 5, 2014 : US firm hikes Phl growth forecast
  73. September 4, 2014 : Index soars above 7,200-mark for 1st time this year
  74. September 3, 2014 : Philippines up 7 notches in global competitiveness index
  75. September 2, 2014 : Asean economies to grow 4.3% this year – Moody’s Analytics
  76. September 1, 2014 : Recovery of imports seen in Q3
  77. August 31, 2014 : WB lends $508 M to Phl for rural infra
  78. August 30, 2014 : PH ranked 5th biggest in Asean as of end-2013
  79. August 29, 2014 : Phl poised to become global leader in healthcare info mgmt
  80. August 28, 2014 : Philippine economy rebounds, joins Asia top performers
  81. August 27, 2014 : Phl stocks extend winning streak
  82. August 26, 2014 : Philippines to make fresh push for SMEs during Asean economic ministers' meet
  83. August 25, 2014 : PSEi to test 7,200 level this week
  84. August 24, 2014 : Remittances seen growing 7% this year
  85. August 23, 2014 : Index breaks through 7,100-pt barrier
  86. August 22, 2014 : PH agri products face bright trade prospects
  87. August 21, 2014 : Economy headed for long-term growth – DOF
  88. August 20, 2014 : Index hits fresh 14-month high
  89. August 19, 2014 : Economy seen growing at faster pace in Q2
  90. August 18, 2014 : Tourist spots to get P30-b budget
  91. August 17, 2014 : Phl agri grew in 1st half of 2014
  92. August 16, 2014 : OFW inflows up 7% to $2.27 B in June
  93. August 15, 2014 : Index breaches 7,000, highest in 14 months
  94. August 14, 2014 : Philippines now on '5G' technology, Smart says
  95. August 13, 2014 : Index climbs on corporate income reports
  96. August 12, 2014 : NEDA: Phl exports growth beats major Asian economies
  97. August 11, 2014 : Provide more jobs to reduce poverty, IMF tells Phl
  98. August 10, 2014 : Regional infra boost to fuel growth
  99. August 9, 2014 : PH-Germany trade seen improving in ’14
  100. August 8, 2014 : Phl exports premium rice after 30 years
  101. August 7, 2014 : UN body sees 6.7% growth for Phl this year
  102. August 6, 2014 : Govt to roll out $13.7-b PPP projects
  103. August 5, 2014 : Index breaches 7,000 points
  104. August 4, 2014 : Palace: 2015 proposed national budget aims to benefit the poor
  105. August 3, 2014 : Government already doing preparations for 2015 APEC Summit, says official
  106. August 2, 2014 : Phl stocks climb on bargain hunting
  107. August 1, 2014 : PSE seen to hit 7,800-level next year
  108. July 31, 2014 : EU seeks Philippine ties beyond trade, aid
  109. July 30, 2014 : Bilateral trade between PH, Indonesia gets boost
  110. July 29, 2014 : Pope sets Philippine trip January 15-19
  111. July 28, 2014 : Aquino: The Filipino is worth living for
  112. July 27, 2014 :Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official
  113. July 26, 2014 :ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'
  114. July 25, 2014 :PH consumer confidence continues uptrend
  115. July 24, 2014 :PH to import additional 500,000 MT of rice
  116. July 23, 2014 :PSEi rises on Wall Street gains
  117. July 22, 2014 :World Bank Group head hails Pinoys’ resiliency to cope with disasters
  118. July 21, 2014 :PSEi firms up at 6,874.88; mining, oil trade leads way
  119. July 20, 2014 :HSBC urges renminbi trades to boost Phl competitiveness
  120. July 19, 2014 :PH bid for European preference endorsed
  121. July 18, 2014 :More int’l cruise lines eye stop in Phl – DOT
  122. July 17, 2014 :PSEi rises despite ‘Glenda’ toll
  123. July 16, 2014 :No downgrade for Phl – WB
  124. July 15, 2014 :PH economy seen to survive DAP row
  125. July 14, 2014 :Philippines to hold air talks with 4 countries in 2H
  126. July 13, 2014 :Remittances likely grew 5.4% in May
  127. July 12, 2014 :‘More Fun in Phl’ bags int’l marketing campaign award
  128. July 11, 2014 :PHL, Switzerland to hold 1st economic meeting
  129. July 10, 2014 :PH gets another upgrade
  130. July 9, 2014 :DPWH receives new mobile drainage pump from Japan
  131. July 8, 2014 :Forex reserves up to $80.729 B
  132. July 7, 2014 :Asean report cites 50 listed PH firms
  133. July 6, 2014 :Government to continue working to improve lives of Filipinos, says Palace
  134. July 5, 2014 :DA says rice output grew by 2.7 MT in three years
  135. July 4, 2014 :PSEi climbs to highest in 13 months
  136. July 3, 2014 :60 int’l brands plan to enter Phl
  137. July 2, 2014 :Economic growth seen picking up in Q2
  138. July 1, 2014 :Spain says Phl a rising economic tiger

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