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  • DFA: No Filipinos hurt in train crash in Ankara, Turkey
    There are no Filipinos reported hurt or killed in a train accident in Turkey, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. The post DFA: No Filipinos hurt in train crash in Ankara, Turkey appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • EU, Philippines sign 7 contracts for clean energy projects
    The EU the Philippines have signed seven contracts for projects that would offer “clean energy” to 40,000 households in the country. The post EU, Philippines sign 7 contracts for clean energy projects appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Korean man accused of murdering Filipina wife
    A 59-year-old Korean man is being investigated in the death of his 38-year-old Filipina wife, according to the police in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province. The post Korean man accused of murdering Filipina wife appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • US ‘committed to protecting treaty ally’ but stand on sea row unclear
    MANILA, Philippines — A senior US defense official assured the Philippines that Washington will be committed to protecting its treaty ally in case of foreign invasion or armed attack. However, the defense official remained unclear as to whether the Mutual Defense Treaty covers Philippine-occupied reefs in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The post US ‘committed to protecting treaty ally’ but stand on sea row unclear appeared first on […]
  • Manila ranked 9th in Top 11 most expensive cities in Asia in 2018
    Shanghai reclaimed its title as the most expensive city in Asia according to Wealth Report Asia. Manila is ranked 9th. The post Manila ranked 9th in Top 11 most expensive cities in Asia in 2018 appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • China should adhere to South China Sea ruling — US defense exec
    MANILA, Philippines — China should follow international law and recognize an international court ruling stating that its historic claims in the South China Sea have no legal basis, according to a senior US defense official. Dr. Joseph Felter, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, told a small group of journalists […] The post China should adhere to South China Sea ruling — US defense exec appeared first on
  • US won’t back down in South China Sea – official
    MANILA, Philippines — Despite close encounters at sea, the United States will not stop confronting China over its massive territorial claims in the South China Sea, as it presses to maintain freedom of navigation under international law. Backing down in the South China Sea is tantamount to rewarding China’s aggressive behavior, said US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense […] The post US won’t back down in South China Sea – official appeared first […]
  • Japan’s new foreign worker status to focus on 8 countries including Philippines
    TOKYO — Foreigners granted a new residence status for workers with specific skills may initially be accepted primarily from eight countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, according to sources. To prevent financial exploitation by dishonest brokers, the government will seek to use bilateral agreements to strengthen cooperation with countries that send workers, the source said. […] The post Japan’s new foreign […]
  • Two Filipinos hurt in Hong Kong school bus accident — DFA
    Two Filipinos were reportedly injured in a school bus accident in Hong Kong, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. The post Two Filipinos hurt in Hong Kong school bus accident — DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • No Filipino casualties in attacks in Brazil and France – DFA
    There were no Filipino casualties in the shooting incidents in Brazil and France, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. The post No Filipino casualties in attacks in Brazil and France – DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

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  • Korean man accused of murdering Filipina wife
    SEOUL --- A 59-year-old Korean man is being investigated in the death of his 38-year-old Filipina wife, according to the police in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province. The police found the deceased victim and the suspect at their house Monday morning after receiving a call at around 7 a.m. from the suspect, saying he had killed someone.   The suspect appeared to have stabbed the victim and himself. He reportedly told the police that he and his wife had had an argument.   According to the police, the couple married seven years ago and there had been no reports of […]
  • BSP ends rate hike streak as inflation eases
          The central bank on Thursday ended its most aggressive monetary policy tightening streak since the economic turmoil of 2000 by keeping its key interest rates unchanged and signaling the end of the inflation crisis that has plagued the country for most of this year.   At its meeting on monetary policy, the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas decided to keep the interest rate on the overnight reverse repurchase facility unchanged at 4.75 percent. The interest rates on the overnight lending and deposit facilities were likewise held […]
  • LTFRB says traffic enforcers start apprehending Angkas drivers
    MANILA, Philippines --- Some "Angkas" drivers have been apprehended by traffic enforcers following the order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to impound Angkas motorcycles on Thursday. The LTFRB order came after the Supreme Court issued a temporary restraining order on the ruling of a lower court preventing the LTFRB from interfering with the operations of the ride-hailing app. READ: LTFRB to traffic law enforcers: Impound Angkas motorcycles The regulatory board said in a statement that several drivers were stopped by traffic enforcers along Pasay […]
  • Equicom @ 10:Looking Forward to Bigger Things
    Equicom Savings Bank (EQB), the banking unit of the Equicom Group of Companies recently celebrated its 10th year of operations. Bank executives, business partners and other VIPs gathered at the Marquis Event Place in Bonifacio Global City to commemorate the bank's milestone. With a festive atmosphere, live music and fine food, the guests celebrated the bank's successes of the past decade and listened to the bank's top brass share their vision for the future. Mr. Antonio L. Go, Chairman of the Board of Equicom Savings Bank, greeted the guests and shared his thoughts for the […]
  • Phoenix pounces on chance to get more experience, trades away no. 4 PBA draft pick
    MANILA, Philippines---Phoenix head coach Louie Alas chose to play it safe in the upcoming PBA season after his club reportedly traded away the fourth pick in the 2018 Draft to acquire a couple of veterans from NLEX. The Fuel Masters received combo guard Alex Mallari and power forward Dave Marcelo in exchange for the fourth pick. Alas said Phoenix chose to get who are available instead of waiting for its fortune in the Draft. "We're looking for a point guard in this year's Draft but this offer was presented to us so why not?" said Alas in Filipino during the Combine Thursday at […]
  • Grab’s acquisition of Uber may have broken law in Vietnam
    HANOI---Grab's acquisition of Uber may have violated the Competition Law, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA).   The VCA on Wednesday said it had completed an investigation into the acquisition and transferred its conclusions to the Vietnam Competition Council for consideration.   The investigation found that Grab did notnotifyits purchase of Uber to market regulators and the deal could make Vietnamese taxi companies vulnerable due to a smaller market shares and changes in customer habits.   The two violations are stated in sections 5 and […]
  • Son of ex-vice gov, 2 others nabbed for gunrunning in Cagayan province
    TUGUEGARAO CITY--The son of a former Cagayan vice governor was arrested for gunrunning along with two others in a police sting operation at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday (Dec. 12). Rambo Fausto, former vice governor Leonides Fausto's son and the village chairman of Barangay Lakambini in Tuao town, sold four pistols to an undercover police agent at a shopping mall parking lot in Barangay Pengue Ruyu here, police said. Fausto was caught with his girlfriend Madonna Maribbay, 29, and Emerson Domingo, a 39-year-old Tuao businessman, said Senior Supt. Warren Tolito, Cagayan police director. Villamor […]
  • Miss Cambodia ‘hurt’ over Miss USA remarks at Miss Universe
    PHNOM PENH ---A viral video making the rounds on socialmedia seemingly falsely depicts Miss USA holding court over MissColombia and Miss Australia as she appears to mock Miss Cambodia -- RernSinat -- for her lack of English during rehearsals in Bangkok.   "Miss Cambodia is here and doesn't speak any English, and not asingle person here speaks her language. Francesca [Miss Australia] saidthat it would be very isolating," said Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska,Omaha in the video. READ:Miss Universe hopefuls slammed for mocking non-English speaking contestants However an […]
  • PCC probes deeper into Razon’s ICTSI deal with MNHPI
        The country's antitrust body wants to see if the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) will be more likely to foreclose competitors after increasing its share in Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI).   In a statement on Thursday, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it is having a deeper look into the proposed acquisition by billionaire Enrique Razon, Jr.'s ICTSI.   The deal involves ICTSI's plan to increase its stake in MNHPI to 50 percent, making it the single largest shareholder in the country's biggest domestic […]
  • MIAA: Flights to and from Dumaguete canceled due to bad weather
    MANILA, Philippines --- Flights to and from Dumaguete City have been canceled due to inclement weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said Thursday. In a 4:38 p.m. advisory, MIAA said the following flights were called off: PAL Express 2P 2543 Manila-Dumaguete 2P 2544 Dumaguete-Manila /kga...Keep on reading: MIAA: Flights to and from Dumaguete canceled due to bad weather
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