Philippines morning news for December 5

Philippines morning news for December 5

‘Tisoy’ kills 17, blows out TYPHOON “Tisoy” (international name: “Kammuri”) left 17 people dead as it lost steam and weakened into a severe tropical storm on Wednesday. — Manila Times Q4 GDP seen hitting 6.6% THE Philippine economy likely grew faster in the fourth quarter of the year on the back of the latest positive […]

Philippines morning news for December 4

Philippines morning news for December 4

Typhoon Tisoy leaves trail of destruction across PHL When the relative calm came after the heavy rains and strong winds of Typhoon Tisoy, damage and destruction greeted the residents of affected areas as some of them head back home. — GMA Network Duterte to ABS-CBN: ‘I will see to it that you are out’ President […]

Philippines morning news for December 3

Philippines morning news for December 3

200,000 evacuated as Typhoon Kammuri lashes Philippines The Philippines has evacuated 200,000 people in coastal and mountainous areas due to fears of flooding and landslides, saying it would also shut its main international airport as a powerful typhoon made landfall. — Aljazeera Security officials verifying Chinese airship on PH-claimed reef Malacañang on Monday deferred commenting […]

Philippines morning news for December 2

Philippines morning news for December 2

Senate resolution calls for probe on flagship projects, China funding A RESOLUTION filed in the Senate calls for an inquiry on the implementation of infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program and its reliance on official development assistance (ODA), particularly from China. — BusinessWorld Evacuations in Philippines as Typhoon Kammuri affects SEA Games events […]

Philippines morning news for November 29

Philippines morning news for November 29

Duterte says there will be ‘no sacred cow’ in SEA Games ruckus PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will not spare organizers of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from punishment if allegations of corruption against officials including his ally Speaker Alan Peter S. Cayetano are proven. — BusinessWorld China: Grid security fears ‘groundless’ The Ministry of Foreign […]

Philippines morning news for November 28

Philippines morning news for November 28

SEA Games opening rites will make critics ‘eat their own words’ –Salceda Critics of the mishaps in the country’s staging of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will eat their own words once they see the opening ceremonies of the sports event this weekend, Albay Representative Joey Salceda said Wednesday. — GMA Network DOH expresses […]

Philippines morning news for November 27

Philippines morning news for November 27

Foreign press report ‘messy’ preview of SEA Games 2019 With advanced events of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games now being played – like football and polo – athletes, officials, and members of the media got their first glimpse of the regional sporting event set to formally unfurl on Saturday, November 30. — Rappler China can […]

Philippines morning news for November 26

Philippines morning news for November 26

China stole Philippines’ giant clams while Filipinos sat in court (video) A seminar in Manila last Friday (Nov 22) heard how reclamation work carried out by China in the South China Sea while the Philippines sat through a lengthy and costly arbitration hearing has caused extensive damage that extends to global ecosystems. — AEC News […]

China stole Philippines’ giant clams while Filipinos sat in court (video)

A seminar in Manila last Friday (Nov 22) heard how reclamation work carried out by China in the South China Sea while the Philippines sat through a lengthy and costly arbitration hearing has caused extensive damage that extends to global ecosystems. Live-tweeted by ABS-CBN correspondent Chiara Zambrano, attendees at the University of the Philippines (UP) […]

Philippines morning news for November 25

Philippines morning news for November 25

Pres. Duterte sacks Vice President Robredo from her anti-drug post | ANC President Rodrigo Duterte fires Vice President Leni Robredo from her post as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, just two weeks after her appointment, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirms. — ABS-CBN News (video) Philippines marks massacre anniversary with calls for justice […]

Philippines morning news for November 22

Philippines morning news for November 22

Customs orders ports to block entry of vape products after Duterte ban The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Thursday said it has ordered its enforcement team on all ports to block the importation of vape products in the country following the ban order of President Rodrigo Duterte. — GMA Network Lacson finds P17-B pork barrel […]

Philippines morning news for November 21

Philippines morning news for November 21

Slain mayors prove peace and order ‘lacking’ under Duterte – Aquino Former president Benigno Aquino III said the number of mayors killed in the past 3 years showed that peace and order under his successor Rodrigo Duterte is lacking. — Rappler Duterte warns courts vs. issuing TROs on vaping ban President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday […]

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