Trump victory speech helps soothe market concerns

11/10/2016

LONDON — Conciliatory comments from US President-elect Donald Trump in the aftermath of his stunning victory over Hillary Clinton helped global stock markets and the dollar trim their hefty losses on Wednesday. Though uncertainty remains over Trump’s…

Salceda wants Trump blacklisted in PH

11/10/2016

The congressman who earlier filed a resolution seeking to bar Donald Trump from entering the country warned that the newly elected US president’s protectionist policy could hurt the Philippines’ interests, particularly on the business process outsourcing (BPO)…

Critical choice

Editorial 11/08/2016

By the time this piece sees print, the US would have voted into office either Democrat standard-bearer Hillary Rodham Clinton or Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and the election of one or the other would have major…

Digong to US on scrapped arms deal: Is that all?

11/02/2016

MANILA — President Duterte has belittled the decision of the US State Department to call off the sale of 26,000 assault rifles to the Philippine National Police, saying the Philippines could just turn to Russia for firearms.…

Garbage talk

Ricky Poca 10/31/2016

Today, Tuesday, is All Saints’ Day, when the Christian world usually pay their respects for their departed loved ones. Here in Cebu, all roads lead to our cemeteries as we pay our respects to our dearly beloved.…

Provocative statements

Editorial 10/30/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte’s self-proclaimed “epiphany” from what he thought came from God on a flight back home shouldn’t be taken as iron clad assurance by the Americans or the US and other countries who were the unwilling…

Scornful of foreign calamity aid

Editorial 10/28/2016

As someone who is identified with the militant Left, Social Welfare secretary Judy Taguiwalo views anything associated with the US and other Western countries that are not socialist or communist as evil and having an ulterior agenda.…

To depend or not: Not really the question

Jason A. Baguia 10/28/2016

The Chief Executive has recently stated that he intends to pursue an independent foreign policy on behalf of all Filipinos and that he wants all foreign troops out of the country within the next two years. He…

Digong’s remarks spark distress around the world

10/25/2016

MANILA, Philippines — America’s top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial remarks and a “real climate of uncertainty” about his government’s intentions have sparked distress in the US and other countries. Daniel…

Duterte’s declaration

Editorial 10/24/2016

By this time, much has been said about President Rodrigo Duterte’s provocative statement about the Philippines breaking its military and economic ties with the US in a speech before Chinese officials during his visit in China last…

Clinton nearing victory

Ricky Poca 10/24/2016

Lately my attention is glued on the CNN coverage of the US presidential elections and other international news courtesy of cable TV and the Internet. Only three weeks left in the US presidential campaign period, and last…

‘Atong i-ampo nga matul-id si presidente’

Lloyd Suarez 10/23/2016

Wa nako matingala niining katin-awan ni Presidente Duterte nga dili niya putlon ang maayong relasyon sa Pilipinas ug Amerika taliwa nga nakabuhi siyag mga pulong sa iyang state visit didto sa China nga makigbuwag na siya sa…

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