In southern Philippines, a test for WHO's
In southern Philippines, a test for WHO's unconventional ventureDevexBut in the city of Tagum in Davao, located in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao, the WHO is playing a rather unconventional role: Working with local actors to improve maternal, newborn and child health. It is one of the two areas across the ...
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 4:48 am
Philippines set to privatise rice imports -
Bangkok PostPhilippines set to privatise rice importsBangkok PostMANILA, -- In a move that could have a significant impact on Thailand, the Philippines said on Tuesday it would soon seek rice to boost its stocks ahead of the lean harvest season -- but it will buy from private suppliers, not governments, in a bid to ...and more »
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 2:04 am
Philippines' Duterte says Turkey, Mongolia
Channel NewsAsiaPhilippines' Duterte says Turkey, Mongolia could join ASEANChannel NewsAsia"They want to join ASEAN and since I am now the chair, the Philippines is, they wanted me to sponsor their entry and I said, 'Yes, why not,'" Duterte told reporters in the Philippines. The 10-member ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos ...Duterte: Philippines' future is with Asean, AsiaInquirer.netTurkey, Mongolia want to join ASEAN: Philippine Presidenthttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)all 19 news articles »
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 2:01 am
Philippines, China vow closer ties,
Washington PostPhilippines, China vow closer ties, management of disputesWashington PostMANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping resolved to strengthen their countries' friendship during their meeting in Beijing, while China pledged to speed up infrastructure projects it is ...Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea dealsYahoo7 NewsNew Philippine Debt of $167 Billion Could Balloon To $452 Billion: China Will BenefitForbesChina, Philippines to Start South China Sea Talks: AmbassadorU.S. News & World ReportInquirer.netall 273 news articles »
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 11:37 pm
Philippines looks beyond China to fund
South China Morning PostPhilippines looks beyond China to fund massive infrastructure needsSouth China Morning PostThe Philippines will look beyond China to fund a massive infrastructure programme that Manila hopes will go a long way to advancing its economy, according to ...and more »
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 5:03 pm
Flights between UAE, Philippines to soar by
Dubai: Flights between the UAE and the Philippines will be increased by 25 per cent and extended to other provincial international airports to accommodate the growing demand for seats in this busy route, a senior Philippine aviation official told Gulf News.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:08 am
Thousands protest in Philippines over
MANILA Thousands of people belonging to a powerful local indigenous Christian organisation occupied a busy portion of the main highway in Manila on Friday to protest what they allege to be government's meddling over internal affairs of their church.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:04 am
Thousands protest in Philippines over
Members of Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) or INC also called for the resignation of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who was investigating an illegal detention case filed by a dismissed church minister against Iglesia's leaders. Waving church flags ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:52 am
Philippines scouts rivals, draws bye in
MANILA, Philippines - In taking an opening-day bye, Gilas Pilipinas gets to size up its rivals today before the Nationals start their Jones Cup campaign versus the home team at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Xinchuang Gymnasium in Taipei. Gilas head coach Tab ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:53 am
Philippines to halt sugar exports amid
MANILA – The Philippines will halt sugar exports amid strong domestic demand for the sweetener. Under Order No. 1, Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) chief Ma. Regina Bautista-Martin said production for the crop year 2015-2016 will be devoted to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm