• Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:53:59
    Philippines' Duterte vows unrelenting drug war
    MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he urged lawmakers to endorse "eye-for-an-eye" death penalties.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    AMLC set to probe Metrobank fraud
    THE Philippines’ Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co may be subjected to a probe by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) in the aftermath of a massive fraud incident involving anywhere between 900 million and 2.5 billion pesos in illegally disbursed loans orchestrated by a rogue officer.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:23:07
    Philippines to extend martial law in south until year end
    MANILA - The Philippine Congress on Saturday voted to extend President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in the south until the end of the year to defeat Islamist gunmen.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:03:14
    Philippine MPs to vote on martial law extension bid
    MANILA - The Philippine Congress opened a special session Saturday to vote on President Rodrigo Duterte's bid for an extension of martial law in the south to defeat Islamist gunmen.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:34:59
    Philippines drops hosting 2019 SEA Games citing war costs
    MANILA - The Philippines has pulled out of hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, the government said, Friday to focus on rebuilding a city ravaged by a two-month battle between security forces and Islamic militants.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Official bids to ease fear over China financing for infra projects in RP
    SOCIOECONOMIC Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia sought to allay fears that the Duterte administration’s bid to secure financing from China for its ambitious infrastructure programme could lead to the entry of Chinese firms with questionable records.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:29:49
    Dusit to manage five-star resort in the Philippines
    Thai global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Robinsons Land Corporation, one of the Philippines’ leading real estate companies, for the Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:58:55
    Philippines' Duterte makes surprise visit to warzone
    MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a surprise visit to the wartorn city of Marawi on Thursday where troops are still engaged in a brutal fight to crush Islamic State group-inspired militants.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Dusit to manage five-star resort in the Philippines
    Thai global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Robinsons Land Corporation, one of the Philippines’ leading real estate companies, for the Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu. The five-star resort situated on the northern peninsula of Mactan island is slated to open in the fourth quarter of next year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Jesus would weep over Philippines and its rape-talking leader
    Re: “Are Filipinos happy that their leader made light of rape again?” Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:47:15
    Philippines' Duterte seeks martial law extension
    MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has asked lawmakers to extend martial law in the southern Philippines as the initial two-month limit approaches with no end in sight to the battle for control of a major city seized by an Islamic State-aligned force.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Are Filipinos happy that their leader made light of rape – again? 
    Re: “Philippines’ Duterte makes fresh rape joke”, The Nation, July 16.
    your say
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Applicants rush for loan scheme
    THE PHILIPPINE state-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) expects to collect an additional 8.6 billion pesos (Bt5.7 billion) in the next five years on top of the 5.2 billion pesos it already collected during the last 12 months from its loan condonation programme.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:54:05
    Philippines’ new central bank governor sets major foreign exchange liberalization move
    Espenilla outlines ‘counterintuitive’ market policy
    business
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    A victory gone to waste
    A little more than a year ago, on July 12, the Philippines won a stunning victory on the international front when the case it had brought against China was upheld by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.
    opinion
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