DTI hopes PH can keep European Union trade perks

Inquirer.net 01/14/2018

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to keep its preferential trade arrangement with the European Union (EU), expecting the bloc would to look past the “political noise” under the Duterte administration, a top official said.…

OFW dies in Kuwait; body returns to PH with missing internal organs

Inquirer 01/13/2018

A SERIES of gruesome photos recently went viral on Facebook, showing the corpse of a woman covered in bruises and sliced, starting from the bottom lip down to her navel. The photos were uploaded on Facebook in…

PH to remain fastest-growing economy in Asean — World Bank

Inquirer.net 01/10/2018

The World Bank expects the Philippines to sustain robust economic growth in the next three years even as public investments are seen as slowing down. “The Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in the Association…

PH triathlon gets huge boost

Inquirer 01/04/2018

  EXPECT more triathletes in the mold of Southeast Asian (SEA) Games champions Nikko Huelgas and Kim Mangrobang to carry the national colors in the future. Triathlon chief Tom Carrasco said the national developmental pool has found…

PH Stock Exchange breaches 8,700 level

Inquirer.net 01/03/2018

THE local stock market started the new year on a bullish note, with the main index breaching the 8,700 mark for the first time on Wednesday on rosy prospects for local equities for the rest of 2018.…

PH manufacturing ends strong in 2017 — research group

Inquirer.net 01/03/2018

The manufacturing sector sustained its strong performance in the fourth quarter of 2017 even as its growth slightly weakened in December, the latest Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) showed. Last month, the PMI score slightly…

PH women’s booters in California for training

Ray Charlie Diaz 01/03/2018

THE PHILIPPINE Women’s National Football Team is in a training camp in Corona, California in preparation for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup. The team’s US training started last December 27 and is expected…

No ban on consumer pyrotechnics in PH

Tricia Rodrigo 12/21/2017

  Three leading pyrotechnics distributors; Dragon Fireworks, Pyroworks and Grand Firefly Fireworks, joined forces to organize a press conference on December 20 in a bid to inform the public about the difference between the legal and safer…

PH, Thailand sign deal on banking supervision

Inquirer.net 12/19/2017

The Philippine and Thai central banks have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to foster greater cooperation on banking supervision between the two countries. The MOU signed last Sunday by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor A.…

2020 target: PH eyes 80K foreign retirees

Inquirer.net 12/17/2017

CLARK FREEPORT — The Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) plans to increase the number of foreign retirees in the country to 80,000 by 2020 through various incentives, according to the agency’s top official. As of November, foreign retirees…

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