Philippines morning news for June 27

Philippines morning news for June 27

‘PHL growth faster than regional powerhouses’ GROWTH of the Philippine economy will be faster than other regional economic powerhouses under the Duterte administration, the Department of Finance (DOF) said on Wednesday, citing the World Bank (WB) for such projection. — Business Mirror Philippines loses six places in economic freedom rankings THE Philippines’ economic freedom ranking […]

Philippines morning news for June 26

Philippines morning news for June 26

Government budget surplus hits P2.6 billion in May THE national government reported a budget surplus of P2.6 billion for the month of May, reversing the budget deficit of P32.9 billion recorded in the same month in 2018, as revenues outpaced expenditures, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed. — Business Mirror PNP disputes […]

Philippines morning news for June 25

Philippines morning news for June 25

Tax haul from more inshore fishing seen at P24B THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said fishermen should make more use of inshore, municipal waters to boost the government’s ability to tax and modernize the industry. — BusinessWorld Online China won’t stop fishing in Philippines’ EEZ, says Duterte China will continue to fish […]

Philippines morning news for June 24

Philippines morning news for June 24

National Government borrowings reach P661 billion in Jan-April The national government’s borrowings almost tripled to P661.52 billion in the first four months, with the administration continuing to rely more heavily on domestic lenders, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported. — The Philippine Star Khmer Times publisher T Mohan probed over illegal recruitment, faces lifetime […]

Philippines morning news for June 21

Philippines morning news for June 21

PHL retains Tier 1 ranking in latest US human trafficking report The Philippines has retained its Tier 1 status in the US government’s list of countries that comply with international standards to combat human trafficking. — GMA News Gov’t disbursements decline in first 5 months after budget delay FUNDING releases backed by Notices of Cash […]

Philippines morning news for June 20

Philippines morning news for June 20

PH registered BoP surplus of $5.19 billion in first 5 months The Philippines posted a balance of payments surplus of $928 million in May, a reversal of the $583-million deficit recorded in the same month last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Wednesday. — Manilastandard.net PH boat sinking ‘wake-up call’ to finish South China […]

Philippines morning news for June 19

Philippines morning news for June 19

PhilHealth withdraws accreditation of WellMed Dialysis Center in QC The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation on Tuesday, June 18, withdrew its accreditation of WellMed Dialysis Center. — Eagle News PNP: 6,600 dead in drug war The government’s relentless campaign against illegal drugs has resulted in the death of 6,600 suspects, the arrest of 240,565 and the […]

Philippines morning news for June 18

Philippines morning news for June 18

‘Premature’ to say Chinese vessel in WPS violated UNCLOS It is “premature” to say that the presence of the Chinese vessel, which allegedly rammed and abandoned a Filipino fishing boat near the Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea on June 9, is a violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the […]

Philippines morning news for June 17

Philippines morning news for June 17

External debt hits $80B in Q1 THE country’s outstanding external debt reached $80.431 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up from figures posted three months and a year earlier, data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed. — The Manila Times NBI to probe other hospitals, clinics involved in ‘bogus’ dialysis claims […]

Philippines morning news for June 14

Philippines morning news for June 14

PhilHealth corruption: all healthcare providers “being watched” (video) The Philippines National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) has launched a wide ranging inquiry into medical clinics and health service providers associated with Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). — AEC News Today (video) Duterte prodded to invoke Unclos, file case vs China over ‘hit and run’ at sea […]

PhilHealth corruption: all healthcare providers “being watched”(video)

PhilHealth corruption: all healthcare providers “being watched”(video)

The Philippines National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) has launched a wide ranging inquiry into medical clinics and health service providers associated with Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). The announcement came during a media briefing in Manila earlier today (June 13) during which three former employees of Quezon City-based WellMed Dialysis & Laboratory Center Corporation (WellMed) […]

Philippines morning news for June 13

Philippines morning news for June 13

Government debt payments in Q1 rise 11% to P220.2 billion DEBT payments made by the national government as of the first quarter of 2019 amounted to P220.179 billion, increasing by 11.09 percent from the P198.2 billion recorded in the same period for 2018, with amortization outpacing interest payments for the period. — Business Mirror Filipino […]

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