Saturday, February 15, 2014
Despite the series of calamities that struck last year, the Philippines registered a 9.56 percent growth in foreign arrivals in 2013.
Friday, February 14, 2014
The Philippines saw a 9.56-percent jump in foreign arrivals last year despite a series of natural disasters, the government said Thursday.1 Comment
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Philippine economy should grow 7.0 percent this year and between 6.5 and 7.5 percent next year despite the devastation caused by a killer typhoon and an earthquake, the government said Tuesday.
Friday, November 29, 2013
The Philippine economy expanded 7 percent in the third quarter, but growth is expected to slow because of devastation from the super typhoon that hit eastern and central regions earlier this month.
Monday, November 4, 2013
The enactment of the Sin Tax Reform Law pushed up the prices of cigarettes made by Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) — the Philippines' largest tobacco firm — beyond the reach of those from the lower economic strata.
The Philippines on Thursday completed its transformation from one of Asia's weaker economies after Moody's became the third and final ratings agency to grant the country investment-grade status.
Friday, August 30, 2013
China has asked Philippine President Benigno Aquino to postpone a visit next week for the opening of a trade fair, Manila said on Thursday, an unprecedented snub by Beijing as relations sour over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Suspected al-Qaida-linked gunmen have abducted two Filipino sisters who traveled to a dangerous mountainous area in the southern Philippines to work on a film about Muslim farmers, police and military officials said Sunday.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Philippine investigators said Thursday they had recommended that criminal charges be filed against coastguardsmen involved in the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said recently that his country is preparing for fishery talks with Taiwan and that there is no harm in discussing the issue, a Philippine daily reported Sunday.