News Philippines: Stalled peace deal crucial in Philippines ISIL fight
Marawi City, Philippines - ISIL's Southeast Asian oblates may have failed at their first attempt to carve out territory here, but their defeat was by no means final. With the Philippine government delaying a peace deal that would give a predominantly ...
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News Philippines: The Philippines’ President Spurns The U.S. To Flirt With China
The Trump administration needs to start asking an important question: What should it do with the Philippines? One of America’s oldest Asia-Pacific allies, as well as its former colony, the Philippines seems to be daily drifting toward China. This was ...
News Philippines: What's Next For India-Philippines Defense Cooperation? - The Diplomat
The DiplomatWhat's Next For India-Philippines Defense Cooperation?The DiplomatWhen Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte last week amid a busy few days of regional summitry in Manila, one of the agreements that the two countries inked was on the defense side. Even though the extent of ...and more »
News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte offers China 3rd telecom carrier slot
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to China an opportunity to operate a new, third telecommunications carrier in the country, his spokesman said Monday. The move is aimed at breaking a telecoms duopoly in a country that is said to have the ...
News Philippines: Ride-share start-up expands to include motorcycle rides across the Philippines - Intelligent Transport (press release)
Intelligent Transport (press release)Ride-share start-up expands to include motorcycle rides across the PhilippinesIntelligent Transport (press release)Ride-sharing start-up Arcade City has expanded its P2P service to support the 300,000 motorcycle riders and passengers that previously used the now suspended Angkas service. Angkas, known as 'Uber for motorcycles', was suspended in the Philippines ...and more »
News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte keeps open pit mining ban in policy clash
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted a ban on open pit mining, his spokesman said on Monday, going against the stance of a government panel and the environment minister who are seeking to reverse the policy. Open pit ...
News Philippines: Philippines commissions 3 more Japan-made coast guard ships - ABS-CBN News
Philippines commissions 3 more Japan-made coast guard shipsABS-CBN NewsMembers of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in formation during the 116th PCG Anniversary and joint commissioning ceremony of 2 law enforcement vessels, the BRP Suluan and BRP Sindangan, at the Headquarters of the Philippine Coast Guard in ...and more »
News Philippines: South Korea Vying with China as New Benefactor for Philippines
South Korea is vying with China to help develop the Philippines, as the aid recipient’s president crafts a multi-country foreign policy with no clear favorite. South Korean President Moon Jae-in told counterparts from the Philippines, as well as nine ...
News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte holds open pit mining ban despite pressure - MINING.com
MINING.comPhilippines' Duterte holds open pit mining ban despite pressureMINING.comPhilippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has refused to lift a ban on new open-pit mines, despite facing pressure from members of his government, including the current environment minister. "I personally asked the President if there's been a change in ...and more »
News Philippines: How The Violent Southern Philippines Is Ignoring Martial Law
It’s 7:30 p.m. on a Wednesday in Cagayan de Oro, an industrial port city in the southern Philippines. People fill the Blue Duck Bar downtown chatting and drinking under the flashing white lights on early-arrival Christmas wreaths. Cheerful shouts resound ...
News Philippines: What's in the New China-Philippines Defense Industry Pact? - The Diplomat
The DiplomatWhat's in the New China-Philippines Defense Industry Pact?The DiplomatOne of the many agreements reached between China and the Philippines last week following a November 15 meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila was one on defense industry cooperation ...and more »
News Philippines: Philippines stocks higher at close of trade; PSEi Composite up 0.13%
Investing.com – Philippines stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Banking & Financials, Holding Firms and Mining & Oil sectors led shares higher. At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite rose 0.13%. Falling stocks ...
News Philippines: 90% of Southeast Asia's poorest in Indonesia, Philippines - Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times90% of Southeast Asia's poorest in Indonesia, PhilippinesKhaleej TimesAlmost 90 per cent of people living below the international poverty line are in Indonesia and the Philippines, states a recent report released by Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The report was launched on November 17 in Jakarta ...and more »
News Philippines: Brandon Vera gives update on Alliance Training Center Philippines
Brandon Vera's Alliance Training Center Philippines will be opening its doors very soon. When MMA star and ONE Championship heavyweight world champion Brandon Vera relocated to the Philippines, one of his goals was to put up a branch of his Alliance ...
News Philippines: Indonesia offers repatriation for 'newfound' citizens in the Philippines - Rappler
RapplerIndonesia offers repatriation for 'newfound' citizens in the PhilippinesRappler“Those who want to go home, we will arrange a one-way trip,” Berlian Napitulu, Indonesian Consul General to the Philippines, addressed some 60 people who were later handed over legal documents that ended their decades of legal limbo. It was an effort ...and more »
News Philippines: Philippines Takes Part in International Climbing Film Tour
Get ready for rock climbing’s greatest stories, stars and ascents. For the first time, the Philippines will be taking part in Reel Rock Tour, an annual traveling event that screens awardwinning climbing and adventure movies to audiences around the world.
News Philippines: Philippine senators query request to extend martial law - gulfnews.com
Philippine senators query request to extend martial lawgulfnews.comManila: The armed forces should justify its request to extend martial law in Mindanao, Senators have said, as the government continues operations to rid a southern Philippines island of extremists. “Let us decide on the basis of the evidence,” Senator ...and more »
News Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds to ban on open-pit mining, despite pressure - Deutsche Welle
Deutsche WellePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds to ban on open-pit mining, despite pressureDeutsche WellePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has refused to lift a ban on new open-pit mining, despite facing pressure from members of his government, including the current environment minister. "I personally asked the President if there's been a change in ...and more »
News Philippines: Manila to host South Korea's Golden Disc Awards - Philippine Star
Philippine StarManila to host South Korea's Golden Disc AwardsPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines — The Golden Disc Awards, one of South Korea's most prestigious music awards, will be staged on Philippine soil for the first time. All Access Productions and HM Entertainment announced that the 32nd GDA would be held on January ...and more »