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  • President Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014
PARIS, France, Sep 21 -- Given the unprecedented investor confidence enjoyed by the Philipppines, President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday said he expects 2015 to be a banner year for the country.
Speaking before a forum organized by the French Institute for International Relations here, President Aquino said all the factors needed to allow the country to build the momentum are already in place ........................ Full Story»

  • Germany, Philippines ink trade, social security, training agreements
  • Saturday, September 20, 2014 4:55 pm
MANILA, Philippines - Bilateral relations between the Philippines and Germany expanded Friday as leaders forge agreements in trade, social security and technical training.
At the press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Federal Chancellery, Aquino announced the signing of an agreement on trade cooperation between the two nations through exchange of drafts formally establishing the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Manila ........................ Full Story»

  • Banigued, Lavandia bag bronze in Asia Masters
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - Margarito Banigued placed third in the men’s 5,000m walk while former javelin champion Erlinda Lavandia also produced a bronze in hammer throw at the start of the 18th Asia Masters Athletics Championships in Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture in Japan last Friday.
Banigued, a middle distance runner during the Gintong Alay days, turned in a 32-minute, 38.57-second clocking in a field of 42 in the 55-years-old category to deliver the first medal for Team Philippines before Lavandia surprised the field with a third place finish in hammer throw (21.27 meters) in women’s 60-64 years-old section ............................. 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 19, 2013 : Philippines, France ink bilateral agreements to strengthen ties
  2. September 18, 2013 : PNoy: The Philippines offers ‘wealth of opportunity' for European investors
  3. September 17, 2013 : PSEi springs back to 7,200 level
  4. September 16, 2013 : Up 7.1% to $2.3 B: Remittances sustain robust growth in July
  5. September 15, 2013 : Phl eyes 3 more air agreements this year
  6. September 14, 2013 : Moody’s retains stable outlook on Phl
  7. September 13, 2013 : Phl, Indonesia push $12-B two-way trade
  8. September 12, 2013 : DENR: PH committed to increasing public access to environmental information
  9. September 11, 2013 : Phl gets first crack at Rocket Internet
  10. September 10, 2013 : Ph posts 2nd highest export growth in East & Southeast Asia in July
  11. September 8, 2013 : PSEi hits high at 7,314.94 in post-ghost month buying
  12. September 7, 2013 : President Aquino to promote country as investment, tourist destination in his Europe trip
  13. September 6, 2013 : Forex reserves slightly up to $80.78 B
  14. September 5, 2013 : US firm hikes Phl growth forecast
  15. September 4, 2013 : Index soars above 7,200-mark for 1st time this year
  16. September 3, 2013 : Philippines up 7 notches in global competitiveness index
  17. September 2, 2013 : Asean economies to grow 4.3% this year – Moody’s Analytics
  18. September 1, 2013 : Recovery of imports seen in Q3
  19. August 31, 2013 : WB lends $508 M to Phl for rural infra
  20. August 30, 2013 : PH ranked 5th biggest in Asean as of end-2013
  21. August 29, 2013 : Phl poised to become global leader in healthcare info mgmt
  22. August 28, 2013 : Philippine economy rebounds, joins Asia top performers
  23. August 27, 2013 : Phl stocks extend winning streak
  24. August 26, 2013 : Philippines to make fresh push for SMEs during Asean economic ministers' meet
  25. August 25, 2013 : PSEi to test 7,200 level this week
  26. August 24, 2013 : Remittances seen growing 7% this year
  27. August 23, 2013 : Index breaks through 7,100-pt barrier
  28. August 22, 2013 : PH agri products face bright trade prospects
  29. August 21, 2013 : Economy headed for long-term growth – DOF
  30. August 20, 2013 : Index hits fresh 14-month high
  31. August 19, 2013 : Economy seen growing at faster pace in Q2
  32. August 18, 2013 : Tourist spots to get P30-b budget
  33. August 17, 2013 : Phl agri grew in 1st half of 2014
  34. August 16, 2013 : OFW inflows up 7% to $2.27 B in June
  35. August 15, 2013 : Index breaches 7,000, highest in 14 months
  36. August 14, 2013 : Philippines now on '5G' technology, Smart says
  37. August 13, 2013 : Index climbs on corporate income reports
  38. August 12, 2013 : NEDA: Phl exports growth beats major Asian economies
  39. August 11, 2013 : Provide more jobs to reduce poverty, IMF tells Phl
  40. August 10, 2013 : Regional infra boost to fuel growth
  41. August 9, 2013 : PH-Germany trade seen improving in ’14
  42. August 8, 2013 : Phl exports premium rice after 30 years
  43. August 7, 2013 : UN body sees 6.7% growth for Phl this year
  44. August 6, 2013 : Govt to roll out $13.7-b PPP projects
  45. August 5, 2013 : Index breaches 7,000 points
  46. August 4, 2013 : Palace: 2015 proposed national budget aims to benefit the poor
  47. August 3, 2013 : Government already doing preparations for 2015 APEC Summit, says official
  48. August 2, 2013 : Phl stocks climb on bargain hunting
  49. August 1, 2013 : PSE seen to hit 7,800-level next year
  50. July 31, 2013 : EU seeks Philippine ties beyond trade, aid
  51. July 30, 2013 : Bilateral trade between PH, Indonesia gets boost
  52. July 29, 2013 : Pope sets Philippine trip January 15-19
  53. July 28, 2013 : Aquino: The Filipino is worth living for
  54. July 27, 2013 :Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official
  55. July 26, 2013 :ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'
  56. July 25, 2013 :PH consumer confidence continues uptrend
  57. July 24, 2013 :PH to import additional 500,000 MT of rice
  58. July 23, 2013 :PSEi rises on Wall Street gains
  59. July 22, 2013 :World Bank Group head hails Pinoys’ resiliency to cope with disasters
  60. July 21, 2013 :PSEi firms up at 6,874.88; mining, oil trade leads way
  61. July 20, 2013 :HSBC urges renminbi trades to boost Phl competitiveness
  62. July 19, 2013 :PH bid for European preference endorsed
  63. July 18, 2013 :More int’l cruise lines eye stop in Phl – DOT
  64. July 17, 2013 :PSEi rises despite ‘Glenda’ toll
  65. July 16, 2013 :No downgrade for Phl – WB
  66. July 15, 2013 :PH economy seen to survive DAP row
  67. July 14, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with 4 countries in 2H
  68. July 13, 2013 :Remittances likely grew 5.4% in May
  69. July 12, 2013 :‘More Fun in Phl’ bags int’l marketing campaign award
  70. July 11, 2013 :PHL, Switzerland to hold 1st economic meeting
  71. July 10, 2013 :PH gets another upgrade
  72. July 9, 2013 :DPWH receives new mobile drainage pump from Japan
  73. July 8, 2013 :Forex reserves up to $80.729 B
  74. July 7, 2013 :Asean report cites 50 listed PH firms
  75. July 6, 2013 :Government to continue working to improve lives of Filipinos, says Palace
  76. July 5, 2013 :DA says rice output grew by 2.7 MT in three years
  77. July 4, 2013 :PSEi climbs to highest in 13 months
  78. July 3, 2013 :60 int’l brands plan to enter Phl
  79. July 2, 2013 :Economic growth seen picking up in Q2
  80. July 1, 2013 :Spain says Phl a rising economic tiger
  81. June 30, 2013 :PH, Efta nations boost trade ties
  82. June 29, 2013 :PH country of focus, gets more Canada aid
  83. June 28, 2013 :P4.3b allotted for farm mechanization
  84. June 27, 2013 :PH visitor arrivals rise 2.9% to 1.7m
  85. June 26, 2013 :Philippines inks ICT agreement with Japan
  86. June 25, 2013 :April imports up by 3%
  87. June 24, 2013 :UK launches P28-B science fund
  88. June 23, 2013 :Philippines to hold air talks with South Africa, Russia in July
  89. June 22, 2013 :Gov’t raises imports target
  90. June 21, 2013 :NEDA okays P150-B infra projects
  91. June 20, 2013 :Phl, Canada to exchange trade missions
  92. June 19, 2013 :PH now on Britain’s list of priority markets
  93. June 18, 2013 :Phl banking on 2015 APEC Summit to drive up investments
  94. June 17, 2013 :Remittances up 5.2% in April
  95. June 16, 2013 :Phl, Japan hold talks on econ cooperation
  96. June 15, 2013 :DBM releases P1.67 B for classrooms in Yolanda hit areas
  97. June 14, 2013 :Consumer confidence improves in 2nd qtr
  98. June 13, 2013 :Phl firms in good position to tap EU food market
  99. June 12, 2013 :PH to open doors to more foreign banks
  100. June 11, 2013 :Foreign direct investments surge
  101. June 10, 2013 :April exports grow by 0.8%s
  102. June 9, 2013 :Phl lines up $1.1-B PPP water projects
  103. June 8, 2013 :UN body commends Phl tourism efforts
  104. June 7, 2013 :Forex reserves up slightly in May
  105. June 6, 2013 :EU grants €30 million for the Philippines to boost reconstruction assistance in “Yolanda” devastated areas
  106. June 5, 2013 :National gov't posts P80.9-B budget surplus in April 2014
  107. June 4, 2013 :Bargain hunting continues to boost index
  108. June 3, 2013 :Phl bourse rallies on positive outlook for Asia
  109. June 2, 2013 :PH to host Asia-Europe Meeting Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  110. June 1, 2013 :Phl to remain strong this year, says HSBC
  111. May 31, 2013 :12 NZ firms to visit Phl
  112. May 30, 2013 :Phl competitiveness projected to jump several notches this year
  113. May 29, 2013 :Phl has 4th fastest Internet speed in Asean – report
  114. May 28, 2013 :Purisima sees econ gains continuing beyond 2016
  115. May 27, 2013 :March imports grow by 9.6%
  116. May 26, 2013 : More investments seen coming to Phl
  117. May 25, 2013 : Phl GDP growth seen easing in Q1
  118. May 24, 2013 : Phl hosting of WEF-EA: Purisima hopes for tangible results
  119. May 23, 2013 : People hailed for PH gains
  120. May 22, 2013 : Phl seen to grow fastest in SEA
  121. May 21, 2013 : Moody’s: New upgrade for Phl possible
  122. May 20, 2013 :
  123. May 19, 2013 : PSE income rises 8% in Q1
  124. May 18, 2013 : UN sees ‘tourism’ in disaster areas
  125. May 17, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  126. May 15, 2013 : World economic forum on East Asia: Phl to showcase big-ticket infra invesments
  127. May 15, 2013 : PH, US seek end to wildlife crimes
  128. May 14, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  129. May 13, 2013 : PNoy, other leaders push for realization of Asean Community by 2015
  130. May 12, 2013 : Strong peso seen to rein in inflation
  131. May 11, 2013 : Palace welcomes S&P’s credit rating upgrade for Phl
  132. May 10, 2013 : Peso climbs to 5-mo high
  133. May 9, 2013 : Index rises on Yellen’s comments on economy
  134. May 8, 2013 : Phl improves in economic freedom ranking
  135. May 7, 2013 : External factors snap index’s 4-day rise
  136. May 6, 2013 : PH consumer confidence rose in Q1
  137. May 5, 2013 : Index seen hitting 6,800 level this week
  138. May 4, 2013 : Government prepared to address effects of El Nino, says Coloma
  139. May 3, 2013 : PH stock prices rise
  140. May 2, 2013 : Noy to Pinoys: Choose next leaders wisely
  141. May 1, 2013 : Palace welcomes Philippines’ removal from U.S. Special 301 watch list



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