Philippines morning news for November 15

Philippines morning news for November 15

Immigration bureau deports more than 300 Chinese nationals nabbed for telecom fraud More than 300 Chinese nationals allegedly involved in telecommunications fraud are set to be deported today, Thursday, Nov. 13, according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). — Eagle News Palace: Duterte to validate corruption claims vs. 2 Cabinet members President Rodrigo Duterte will […]

Philippines morning news for November 14

Philippines morning news for November 14

Duterte’s golden age of infrastructure will have to be completed by next president Rodrigo Duterte started his presidency with a promise that his time will be the golden age of infrastructure. While his vision is grand, the next president may have to execute and complete most of what will be left unfinished. — Rappler ‘If […]

Philippines morning news for November 13

Philippines morning news for November 13

7 dead, 20 wounded as troops, NPA clash in Eastern Samar SIX soldiers and a communist rebel were killed while 20 other troopers were wounded during a firefight on Monday afternoon in Borongan City, Eastern Samar. — Manila Times House turns resolution extending 2019 budget validity into bill To sidestep legality issues, the House of […]

Philippines morning news for November 12

Philippines morning news for November 12

FDI inflows declined 40% to $4.5 billion in eight months Net inflows of foreign direct investments fell 45 percent in August to $416 million from $758 million a year ago, as the uncertainty in the global environment continued to dampen investor sentiment, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Monday. — Manilastandard.net Vaping in public now […]

Philippines morning news for November 11

Philippines morning news for November 11

Senate set to tackle 2020 budget in plenary The Senate is set to begin plenary debates Monday on the proposed ₱4.1-trillion 2020 budget. — CNN Philippines Duterte to certify as urgent bill banning single-use plastics President Duterte is likely to certify as urgent a bill imposing a ban on single-use plastic products in the country […]

Philippines morning news for November 8

Philippines morning news for November 8

General government debt-to-GDP worsens in Q1 THE country’s consolidated general government (GG) debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio rose in the first quarter of 2019, the Department of Finance (DoF) reported on Thursday. — Manila Times Duterte’s team changes tune on PPPs as infra push gets reality check The Duterte administration had a change of heart […]

Philippines morning news for November 7

Philippines morning news for November 7

Philippines to resume stamping Chinese ‘Nine-Dash Line’ passports The Philippines immigration bureau on Wednesday said it has resumed stamping Chinese passports, whose pages bear a faint map showing Beijing’s expansive claim over the disputed South China Sea. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Vietnam mulls legal action over South China Sea dispute Vietnam could explore legal […]

Philippines morning news for November 6

Philippines morning news for November 6

China fired warning flares vs. PH military planes 6 times – AFP China fired warning flares against Philippine military aircraft conducting patrols near the artificial islands Beijing controls in the South China Sea, the Armed Forces revealed Tuesday. — CNN Philippines The Philippines’ complicity in creating China’s vision of a regional order Prior to his […]

Philippines morning news for November 5

Philippines morning news for November 5

Duterte, other leaders skip summit with US; Trump no-show Southeast Asian leaders including President Rodrigo Duterte skipped the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-United States Summit on Monday after American President Donald Trump was a no-show. — Manilastandard.net Duterte administration revisits PPP to boost BBB infrastructure program The national government is now fine-tuning the framework of […]

Philippines morning news for November 4

Philippines morning news for November 4

Duterte silent on Chinese incursions in West PH Sea at ASEAN-China summit Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte did not raise China’s incursions into the West Philippine Sea (WPS) and the ruling of an arbitral tribunal favoring Manila over Beijing during the ASEAN-China Summit with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Sunday. — Politiko Toll in Philippine earthquakes […]

Philippines morning news for November 1

Philippines morning news for November 1

3rd quake hits South, landslides alert raised Another strong earthquake hit Cotabato on Thursday morning, the third to hit the same area this month, sending people scrambling to open spaces seeking safety, as thousands of affected families are still reeling from the two previous earthquakes. — Business Mirror Infra spending surges in Sept. The national […]

Philippines morning news for October 31

Philippines morning news for October 31

South China Sea row: Philippines to launch nuclear programme as China tensions grow THE PHILIPPINES are planning a new nuclear programme amid heightening tensions with China which has seen political uproar and weapons readied with the help of US support. — Express.co.uk PH ranks 5th worst in impunity index The Philippines had the largest number […]

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