Slain cop involved in drug trade

Nestle L. Semilla 10/15/2018

Top police officials in the region claim that the policeman killed in an ambush in Talisay City last Friday was involved in the illegal drug trade, said PO3 Micahel Cortes was included in the narco list of…

Canada-US reach deal to stay in trade pact with Mexico

AP 10/01/2018

TORONTO — Canada was back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico late Sunday after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline. In a joint…

Conflict in drug trade may be behind ambush

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/13/2018

Could drug business relationships turned sour be behind the ambush-slay of two jail guards and high-profile drug inmate Jerryfer Perigrino? Jail warden Reynaldo Valmoria of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) believes that conflict in…

China welcomes US trade talks offer

AFP 09/13/2018

China welcomed on Thursday a US offer to hold fresh trade talks, adding that the two are discussing the details and providing some hope the world’s top economies could step back from the brink of an all-out…

DepEd alarmed over use of minors in drug trade

Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2018

  A TOP education official expressed alarm after hearing reports that some minors in Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, were being used by drug traders in their operations. But Dr. Juliet Jeruta, regional director of the Department of…

Conflict in illegal drug trade eyed in Korean’s slay; Garma insists Cebu City remains safe

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/27/2018

Police are probing an alleged conflict in the illegal drug trade as the motive behind the killing of Korean National Lee Young Ho inside a motel in Cebu City. Senior Supt. Royina Garma said they found text…

China, US set to resume trade talks

AFP 08/16/2018

China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the dispute in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies. Beijing…

The galleon trade killed Cebu as an entrepot

Fernando Fajardo 07/26/2018

Cebu is strategically located at the center of the Visayas Islands, which as a group is also the center of the Philippines. Thus, even before the coming of the Spaniards, Cebu had been known already to have…

World Bank: PH climbs to 60th place in trade logistics rankings

Inquirer.net 07/25/2018

THE Philippines’ competitiveness in trade logistics improved in the past two years, such that its rank jumped to 60th place among 168 countries in this year’s edition of a biennial World Bank report. The report titled “Connecting…

Europe, Japan sign massive free trade deal

AFP 07/17/2018

The EU and Japan signed a sweeping free trade deal Tuesday that officials called a “clear message” against protectionism, as Washington imposes controversial tariffs and threatens a trade war. The deal signed in Tokyo by the EU’s…

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