Philippines

Type: Country
Name: Philippines
population: 84,174,096
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 4 reports

Overstaying containers at Manila ports shipped out to Subic

A chartered vessel moves overstaying cargo to make way for the onset of peak shipping season next monthThe Manila International Container Terminal. Photo from the ICTSI websiteMANILA, Philippines – The government has begun shipping out overstaying containers ... [Published Rappler - 28 mins ago]
Entities: Manila, Marine Vessel, ICTSI
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 2 reports

Philippine Man Sentenced to Death in Vietnam

State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking. The Law and Society newspaper says that Emmanuel Sillo Camacho, 39, was convicted of trafficking 3.4 kilograms (7.5 pounds) of cocaine from Brazil to Vietnam ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 41 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 18 reports

81 Filipino locked in standoff with Syrian rebels 'doing fine'

Update: 11:05AM Eighty-one UN peacekeepers from the Philippines who are locked in a standoff with Syrian rebels are doing fine while negotiations are ongoing for their release, the Philippine military said this morning.They are doing fine, military spokesman ... [Published Fiji Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Chinese workers in the Philippines detained

Dozens of Chinese workers in a power plant in Batangas, a province in the northern part of the Philippines, were detained by the Philippines' National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday morning as part of a visa crackdown, ... [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

PH set to lead in healthcare management

“There are lot of opportunities in global healthcare. The Philippines has a sizable talent pool of nursing graduates … and this will drive the interest and will attract a lot of investors and companies to come here to the Philippines,” explained Josefina ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 11 reports

President to visit Europe, US next month

MANILA: President Benigno Aquino III said yesterday that he will visit four European countries and the United States next month to seek more investments and strengthen bilateral ties.In an interview with a local radio station, Aquino said he will go to ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Philippines rebels oppose IS ‘virus’

MANILA: The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group has condemned extremist jihadis in Iraq and Syria, and vowed to stop the spread of their “virus” into the Southeast Asian nation.After decades of armed rebellion that claimed tens of thousands of lives, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 13 reports

Henry Sy still PH’s richest – Forbes

The mall mogul and the tobacco king remain the Philippines’ top richest person, while number of the country’s billionaires declined despite a spike in their total net worth, according to Forbes Philippines Rich List.For the seven straight year, Henry ... [Published Tempo - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

XINHUA - Philippine inflation seen hitting 5.5 pct in August

Philippine inflation seen hitting 5.5 pct in AugustContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MANILA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Philippine inflation may climb to a five-year high of 5.5 percent in August due to higher food prices and power rates, the local central bank ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 9 reports

Cebu Pac to beef up flights to 5 int’l routes

MANILA, Philippines - Budget airline Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) is set to mount additional flights to five international routes after getting the green light from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB).Jorenz Tañada, vice president for corporate affairs ... [Published Philippine Star - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 32 reports

PH economy grows 6.4 in Q2 strong manufacturing cited

Inquirer Business Thursday 28th August, 2014INQUIRER FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines--Economic growth was faster than expected in the second quarter, driven by the strong manufacturing sector to put the country back on track to meeting state targets. ... [Published Canada Standard - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 5 reports

Philippines arrests suspect in deadly kidnapping raid

MANILA: Philippine police said yesterday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at […] ... [Published MySarawak - Aug 28 2014]

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"Let it be said that we will shut down tax violators. Unless they mend their ways of circumventing tax laws, many more will be penalized and padlocked. Certainly, this food corporation will not be the last considering our consistent enforcement of tax laws,” Cebrecus said."
"They stressed that there should be no military forces in the area of separation other than those of UNDOF, and further reiterated their condemnation for the increased use by elements of the Syrian opposition and other groups of improvised explosive devices in the UNDOF area of operation which threaten the safety and security of United Nations personnel,” the statement read."
"It is a challenge of particular urgency in this, the Year of the Laity. Stand up for God. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom" he said. — Joel Locsin /LBG, GMA News
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UN peacekeepers hostaged by Syrian rebels; PH t... [Published Rappler - 28 mins ago]
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Religious Leaders Want PNoy Out [Published Business Week Mindanao - 29 mins ago]
BIR shuts David's Tea House [Published ABS-CBN News - 32 mins ago]
Sr. Consultant - TCIM - 3866/[2013] [Published IT Next - 37 mins ago]
UN Security Council Demands Release of Peacekee... [Published Russia Profile - 40 mins ago]
CBCP head chides DepEd for removing ‘God’ from ... [Published GMA News Online - 41 mins ago]
Philippine Man Sentenced to Death in Vietnam [Published Austin American Statesman - 41 mins ago]
Ilocos dragon fruit product finds its way to Macau [Published Business Week Mindanao - 43 mins ago]
Peace be with us! [Published Business Week Mindanao - 43 mins ago]
Council wants Aquino gov’t replaced [Published Business Week Mindanao - 43 mins ago]
The sound of our generation [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 43 mins ago]
Movers & Shakers 08/31/14 [Published Alaska Journal - 45 mins ago]
De Lima orders raps vs ex-Davao del Sur gov, ma... [Published Interaksyon - 45 mins ago]
Morissette Amon Speaks Up On Comparison with Sa... [Published Philippine News - 45 mins ago]
Will climate change drive a revolution in build... [Published Eco-Business - 45 mins ago]
Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on August ... [Published Smart Parenting - 45 mins ago]
Another defective MRT train slows down further ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 45 mins ago]
Industry groups need more support to get nation... [Published Jakarta Post - 49 mins ago]
ICRC chief urges more care for Zamboanga evacuees [Published Brunei Times - 49 mins ago]
NPA members suspected of kidnapping 2 soldiers [Published Brunei Times - 49 mins ago]
Mung beans a cash crop for Central Queensland p... [Published ABC Online - 50 mins ago]
Vice Ganda gets into trouble with the MTRCB bec... [Published PEP.ph - 53 mins ago]
Macay Holdings shelves planned acquisition of Z... [Published Interaksyon - 55 mins ago]
Nanogrids give microgrids a run for their money [Published Smart Grid Australia - 58 mins ago]
Captured UN peacekeepers are Fijian [Published Sunday Star-Times - 58 mins ago]
Nickel gains mass production [Published Shanghai Metals Market - 59 mins ago]
Gov. del Rosario introduces newest infra legacy... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 1 hour ago]
Sime Darby Property MD named ‘Real Estate Perso... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam [Published Fort Mills Times - 1 hour ago]
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Philippines: NDRRMC Update: Progress Report on ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines Overview: • On or about 8:35 PM 19 August 2014, a bomb exploded in front of the establishment Hair Studio in Makakuha St., Cotabato City at the back of City Plaza Stage. The said bomb was ...
Magdalo Rep scores neglect of PH-occupied terri... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 3 hours ago]
By Ellen T. Tordesillas In the PowerPoint presentation Rep. Ashley Acedillo of the Magdalo Party showed last Wednesday, he compared the massive fortification and expansion of the Chinese of their occupied reefs in the disputed Spratlys area in the South ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Golan Heights: Security C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 28 August 2014 – The Security Council today strongly condemned the detention of United Nations peacekeepers serving in the Golan Heights amid increased fighting in the area between Syrian Government ...
Unclear which armed group has captured 43 peace... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 7 hours ago]
An armed group detained 43 UN peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a “period of increased ...
Analysis: Joint petroleum development in the So... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 11 hours ago]
LONDON – Shared development of oil, gas and possibly other natural resources is the most promising option for reducing tensions in the South China Sea and should be the focus of efforts to improve diplomatic relations between China and its coastal neighbors. ...
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The 'Smart' toilet which could replace hole-in-... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 04 2014]
Asia Day Ahead: Heat check at insurer AIA, tech... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 24 2014]
Manila in typhoon chaos [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Typhoon brings chaos to Manila [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Philippines arrest Australian over ties to mili... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 12 2014]
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Ambassador Cuisia, TRANSFAST CEO Meet to Discus... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 4 hours ago]
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Philippines Construction Partnership to Provide... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 26 2014]
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