PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok flights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

Amid increasing public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to open a service between Cebu and Bangkok starting Dec. 2. In a statement, PAL said…

JLL broadens property advisory & consultancy with new foreign investments

PR 09/13/2017

Providing superior investment advice to clients is a challenge that even the biggest property consultancy firm in the country faces each day. The overall market situation poses a big hurdle to JLL as they try to entice…

China needs ‘world-class’ army — Xi

AFP 07/30/2017

BEIJING, China — Chinese President Xi Jinping touted the need to build a “world-class” army capable of “defeating all invading enemies” at a military parade held Sunday to mark the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army…

China stays mum on its defense budget

AP 03/05/2017

BEIJING — China in recent years has responded to calls for greater military transparency by releasing its defense budget. Not this year, it seems. The defense and finance ministries did not immediately respond to questions about why…

Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels launch Lunar New Year Offer

PR 01/30/2017

THE Year of Rooster will begin at the end of January and is a perfect time of year for family gatherings and celebrations. Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels announce their holiday special for this festive season with…

China will ‘take the gloves off’ over Taiwan — media

01/16/2017

BEIJING — China is running out of patience with Donald Trump’s stance on Taiwan, state media said on Monday, and will “take the gloves off” if he keeps challenging the One China policy. The US president-elect told…

China warns Trump against sabotage of their interests

12/14/2016

BEIJING — China offered its sternest rebuke yet to Donald Trump, saying anyone who challenges Beijing’s interests in Taiwan will “lift a rock only to crush his own toes.” “If he tries to sabotage the One China…

‘The ice is melting’

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/24/2016

That’s how Xu Liping, a professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences quoted by the Chinese daily, Global Times, described in a nutshell President Rodrigo Duterte’s 4-day state visit to China. He could have been pointing…

TV series on corrupt China officials get all agog

Inquirer.net 10/21/2016

BEIJING — A week before a key meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC), China has mounted a massive propaganda blitz against graft with the airing of a new series that dishes the dirt on disgraced…

China, PH resume talk on sea disputes

AP 10/21/2016

BEIJING — China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior Chinese diplomat said Thursday following talks between the countries’ leaders. The move appeared to be…

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