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MANILA - The Philippines is taking a "wait and see" approach in the face of a trade war between China and the US, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday. Higher tariffs on Chinese steel exports to the US could also be beneficial to the Philippines since supply will be diverted to other markets, which in ...
The special advisor to the UN on indigenous rights since 2014 was among 600 people accused of terrorism over their alleged links to Maoist rebels in a government document filed in a Manila court in February. The activist, who had condemned alleged rights abuses in the southern Mindanao region where ...

MANILA, Philippines – It's Holy Week once again and to many Filipinos it's a chance to take a long break from their busy lives and spend time with family. ... Manila Hotel. Book yourself a stay at the Manila Hotel with a superior deluxe room a P6,800. The stay includes an buffet breakfast for two adults and ...
Most killings have been in rundown areas of Manila and the nearby provinces of Bulacan and Cavite. Human rights groups and Duterte's political opponents say executions of drug users and small-time peddlers are widespread, but police insist those killed were all dealers who put up violent resistance.
MANILA, Philippines — States with strong economic and political ties to the Philippines should urge the country to restore the rule of law and stop widespread extrajudicial killings, according to a group that advocates the protection of civilian populations from the worst atrocities. President Rodrigo Duterte ...
MANILA, Philippines – Holy Week 2018 is coming up, and everyone is preparing for the long break – including the many establishments that will be closing up shop to observe the Lenten season. If you're staying in the city for Holy Week though, there are still a lot of places where you can dine out.

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Japan on Friday signed a P51.3-billion loan agreement for the construction of the first Metro Manila subway, which is expected to ease traffic gridlock in the capital. At a ceremony, Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Japan International ...
MANILA, Philippines – American amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard docked in Manila for a scheduled port visit, as its sailors and Marines plan to help victims of the Mayon volcano eruption in Albay. More than 2,500 sailors and Marines aboard USS Bonhomme Richard "are visiting Manila to ...
MANILA — The chief justice of the Philippines, who has resisted some of President Rodrigo Duterte's policies on the grounds that they flouted human rights and the rule of law, faces an impeachment vote next week over accusations that she had concealed some of her income for years. Supporters of the ...
MANILA: A chorus of dog barks filled the grounds of the Philippine Mall of Asia in Manila on Saturday as thousands of canines ran with their owners in this year's Pet Express Doggie Run to raise funds for charity. Wearing yellow bandanas around their neck, tiny chihuahuas, labradors, shih tzu, great danes, ...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy. Demafelis' mutilated body was ...
The airline also offers several flights to Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore from Manila and Cebu in the Philippines. “Our commitment is not only to build leisure destinations but also to help bridge communities and economies across the region as we move toward even greater integration and mutual ...
MANILA, Philippines – The Art Fair Philippines 2018 is the biggest yet, taking over the entire carpark at The Link in Makati to showcase art in all its forms – from installations to sculptures to paintings and, for the first time this year, photographs. That there is a lot to look forward to for art enthusiasts, students, ...
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine labor officials announced on Thursday, March 1, that their counterparts from Kuwaiti will arrive in Manila next week to finalize the bilateral agreement to protect Filipino workers in the Gulf state. In a press briefing on Thursday, Labor Undersecretary Claro Arellano, head of ...
Isolated rain in Metro Manila, rest of Philippines on March 2 ... MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience isolated rains on Friday, March 2, according to state weather bureau ... Coastal waters in Northern Luzon and the rest of the country will be slight to moderate.
MANILA, Philippines -- A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff north of Manila on Saturday, killing all those onboard and five people on the ground, officials said. The Piper-23 Apache plane took off from the airport in Plaridel town in Bulacan province then ...
(MANILA, Philippines) — Firefighters found two more bodies Monday in a hotel-casino gutted by fire that sent thick, heavy smoke into the sky over the Philippine capital, raising the death toll to five, officials said. One of several people injured in the blaze at the Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino was fighting ...
"The launch of our service between Melbourne and Manila will give travelers from Australia seamless connections to other destinations in the Philippines at year-round low fares," said Candice Iyog, vice president for marketing and distribution of Cebu Pacific, in a statement on Tuesday, February 27.


 

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