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  • 2015 is ‘Visit Philippines year’
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Philippine tourism sector is gearing up for 2015 as “Visit Philippines year” (VPY 2015) which was declared by Department of Tourism (DOT) during the 17th Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers, a part of activities in ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Sarawak, Malaysia, on January 16-24, 2014. VPY 2015 will coincide with the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meetings and Leaders’ Summit in 2015 and a preparation for the country’s hosting of ATF in 2016.
DOT is drawing up a calendar of events for VPY 2015 to include a mix of exceptional work of Filipinos in painting and graphic arts, cinema, performing arts such as dance, music, and theater, as well as unveil more historic treasures, national wonders, breathtaking adventures, exquisite products, and ecotourism activities, for visitors to come and enjoy the promise of “more fun in the Philippines.” ....................... Full Story»

  • IFC, Phl to ramp up green buildings project
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 1:15 pm
MANILA, Philippines — International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group, is stepping up its work with the Philippine government to expand the development of green buildings.
IFC is also conducting technical studies that will be used in drafting laws requiring new buildings to reduce electricity use. These measures will help the country cut the greenhouse-gas emissions of new buildings by 20 percent annually. ....................... Full Story»

  • Power Pinays out of Asian Club tilt
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Home TVolution Philippines took a stinging 25-7, 25-13, 25-12 defeat from title contender Hisamitsu Spring Japan to bow out of the 2014 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand yesterday.
The Power Pinays, who made it to the quarters by finishing fourth in the six-team Group B with a 2-3 (win-loss) record, proved no match to the power-hitting Japanese, falling to the consolation pool ....................... 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 22, 2013 : Index surges past 6,700-pt level
  2. April 21, 2013 : PNoy: Make positive transformation of PH society permanent
  3. April 20, 2013 : Barclays sees peso strengthening in next 3 months
  4. April 19, 2013 : More tourists from New Zealand visit Philippines
  5. April 18, 2013 : Be ready to sacrifice for others – Aquino
  6. April 17, 2013 : Index hits fresh 8-month high
  7. April 16, 2013 : Remittances up 6% in Feb
  8. April 15, 2013 : PH airlines stand to gain much from FAA upgrade
  9. April 14, 2013 : Growth likely to be sustained in Q1
  10. April 13, 2013 : Foreign firms seen relocating to Phl
  11. April 12, 2013 : DepEd hiring 31,000 new teachers
  12. April 11, 2013 : FAA move to boost tourism – DOT chief
  13. April 10, 2013 : PH gets US aviation upgrade
  14. April 9, 2013 : PH economy to outperform in Asean
  15. April 8, 2013 : PH,Palau hold first technical meeting on exclusive economic zone boundaries
  16. April 7, 2013 : Phl to remain as fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia
  17. April 6, 2013 : Phl sets game plan ahead of ASEAN integration
  18. April 5, 2013 : PHL, Malaysia share good practices in park management and ecotourism
  19. April 4, 2013 : Infra spending kicks off 2014 with 45.1% upsurge year-on-year
  20. April 3, 2013 : More Japan firms set to invest in Phl
  21. April 2, 2013 : Philippines leaps by 8 notches in WEF's global trade index
  22. April 1, 2013 : ADB: Philippine economy to remain strong
  23. March 31, 2013 : Moody's: Peace deal a boost to Philippine economy
  24. March 30, 2013 : Internet in the Philippines: 20 years since
  25. March 29, 2013 : Consumer confidence up in Q1
  26. March 28, 2013 : Philippines is top emerging economy—French firm
  27. March 27, 2013 : S&P upgrades Phl growth forecast to 6.6% this year
  28. March 26, 2013 : Fitch keeps investment grade rating for Phl
  29. March 25, 2013 : January imports up by 21.8%
  30. March 24, 2013 : Philippines, Switzerland strengthen economic cooperation
  31. March 23, 2013 : Phl home prices among world’s fastest growing
  32. March 22, 2013 : Current account surplus up 36%
  33. March 21, 2013 : Phl eyes new labor pact with Saudi
  34. March 20, 2013 : PH eyes ‘strategic’ relations with Japan
  35. March 19, 2013 : Phl to hold air talks with Malaysia, Canada, Macau
  36. March 18, 2013 : Personal remittances register solid growth in January 2014
  37. March 17, 2013 : World Bank revises Phl growth forecast for 2014, 2015
  38. March 16, 2013 : UN commends PH's commitment to 'Build Back Better and Safer'
  39. March 15, 2013 : PH remains top investment choice for EU firms, says Coloma
  40. March 14, 2013 : Next President must be competent, selfless, says PNoy
  41. March 13, 2013 : Philippines in new group of top emerging economies
  42. March 12, 2013 : Phl due for new upgrade – BSP
  43. March 11, 2013 : Export up 9.3% in January
  44. March 10, 2013 : Phl investors most upbeat on econ growth prospects
  45. March 9, 2013 : Phl attempts world’s largest human woman symbol
  46. March 8, 2013 : Phl joins celebration of International Women's Day
  47. March 7, 2013 : Index hurdles 6,500-mark to hit 4-month high
  48. March 6, 2013 : Philippine economy seen to grow 6.8% this year
  49. March 5, 2013 : DOT urged to promote film tourism in Phl
  50. March 4, 2013 : DOST works on improving ‘Disaster imagination’ capabilities of LGUs to reduce potential damages, casualties
  51. March 3, 2013 : Philippines to roll out 6 more PPP projects
  52. March 2, 2013 : Phl sets programs to raise productivity
  53. March 1, 2013 : President Aquino back from two-day state visit to Malaysia, cites gains
  54. February 28, 2013 : State visit will boost PH-Malaysia trade, says envoy
  55. February 27, 2013 : CHED gets P1.05-B boost; Fund release includes P485-M for scholarships
  56. February 26, 2013 : Phl growth seen at 7.5-8% this year
  57. February 25, 2013 : IOM launches project to help Philippines government protect migrants in trouble overseas
  58. February 24, 2013 : Investments in fixed assets to grow 10%
  59. February 23, 2013 : Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PH among top 10 places to visit
  60. February 22, 2013 : Australia gives more aid to Phl
  61. February 21, 2013 : Index breaches 6,300 level on strong buying
  62. February 20, 2013 : IMF team sets visit to Phl
  63. February 19, 2013 : Nasdaq opens support office in the Philippines
  64. February 18, 2013 : PH to host 4th Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting
  65. February 17, 2013 : PSEi seen to trade within 6,000 - 6,200
  66. February 16, 2013 : Phl to benefit from EU-Asean open skies
  67. February 15, 2013 : Phl economy forecast to grow 6.1% this year
  68. February 14, 2013 : Phl banks healthiest in SEA – S&P
  69. February 13, 2013 : Index continues climb on strong buying interest
  70. February 12, 2013 : PH 15.8% exports growth in December 2013 highest in selected East, Southeast Asian economies
  71. February 11, 2013 : Phl stocks mirror gains in US, reg’l markets
  72. February 10, 2013 : Phl seen growing 6.5-7.5% in next decade
  73. February 9, 2013 : BI to purchase P70-M border control equipment
  74. February 8, 2013 : Phl remembers, gives heartfelt 'thanks' to nations for helping after 'Haiyan'
  75. February 7, 2013 : Philippines, Singapore sign new air services agreement
  76. February 6, 2013 : Phl chairs WTO body on trade facilitation
  77. February 5, 2013 : DOT prepares for Visit Philippines Year 2015
  78. February 4, 2013 : Peso improves on Tuesday
  79. February 3, 2013 : Investments Priorities Plan 2014 to include fiscal incentives for manufacturing
  80. February 2, 2013 : Optimism high in the PH following developments in economy, Mindanao peace process, says official
  81. February 1, 2013 : President Aquino orders Cabinet to draw up disaster preparedness roadmap
  82. January 31, 2013 : Strong Phl 2013 growth tempers market losses
  83. January 30, 2013 : PH economy grew by 7.2% growth in 2013
  84. January 29, 2013 : PH stock index to rise to 6,500 in 2014 — Sun Life of Canada
  85. January 28, 2013 : Peso strengthens on Tuesday
  86. January 27, 2013 : Palace: Freedom House report on Phl shows reforms bearing fruit
  87. January 26, 2013 : More global retailers to enter Philippine market
  88. January 25, 2013 : November imports up slightly
  89. January 24, 2013 : Index up anew on strong buying momentum
  90. January 23, 2013 : Stocks rise for 7th day
  91. January 22, 2013 : PH exports growth seen to accelerate by end-2013
  92. January 21, 2013 : BOP surplus hits $5.085 B in 2013
  93. January 20, 2013 : Palace calls on all Filipinos to join National Day of Prayer
  94. January 19, 2013 : Palace welcomes improved investment climate ranking of the Philippines
  95. January 18, 2013 : ADB executive says PH procurement reforms one of the best in Asia
  96. January 17, 2013 : Phl stocks continue climb on strong Wall St
  97. January 16, 2013 : Remittances hit new high in Nov
  98. January 15, 2013 : Phl is top tropical island – China daily
  99. January 14, 2013 : Philippines leaps 8 places in global economic freedom index
  100. January 13, 2013 : PSE starts week in the green
  101. January 12, 2013 : Remittances seen at record high anew in Nov
  102. January 11, 2013 : Palace vows to further improve investment climate in PH
  103. January 9, 2013 : Strong US, regional markets boost index
  104. January 8, 2013 : Peso ends 4-day slide
  105. January 7, 2013 : PHL among the highest in usage of ASEAN free trade agreements
  106. January 6, 2013 : PH economy seen growing by 7% this year
  107. January 5, 2013 : Philippines in UK’s top 10 countries to see in 2014
  108. January 4, 2013 : BSP expects strong inflows from BPO, tourism
  109. January 2, 2013 : PSEi rises on first day of 2014 trading
  110. January 1, 2013 : Aquino ready for 2014

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