Philippines

Type: Country
Name: Philippines
population: 84,174,096
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

BSP raises key interest rates [The Manila Times, Philippines :: ]

Aug. 01--Borrowing, lending rates up 25 basis pointsTHE Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) raised its benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points each at its policy meeting on Thursday, effective immediately, but maintained its rates ... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Randy Halasan: Filipino Educator & Recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2014

The lone Filipino recipient of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards is no other than educator, Randy Halasan, who served an indigenous tribe living in one of the remotest village in the City of Davao. He is the head teacher of Pegalongan Elementary School ... [Published Philippine News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 27 reports

Manila to evacuate 13,000 amid renewed Libya clashes (AFP)

AFP Manila to evacuate 13,000 amid renewed Libya clashesTripoli (AFP) - The Philippines was preparing Thursday to evacuate 13,000 citizens from Libya as violence raged and after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse was gang-raped there.Foreign ... [Published West Australian - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

CIMB not pursuing Philippine banks for now

19:30 MYT | Duration : 1 min, 41 secCimb Group Holdings is not actively pursuing any banking acquisition in the Philippines currently as it is occupied with a proposed mega merger at home. Sources within the industry told the edge, dismissing a news report ... [Published Astro Awani - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Regular classes to resume Friday in FEU Manila after bomb scare

MANILA, Philippines---After canceling classes at Far Eastern University in Manila and FEU East Asia on Thursday due to a bomb threat, regular classes and operations will resume on Friday, August 1."As of 2:30 p.m. today (Thursday), the Explosives and ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 8 reports

Card. Tagle: Asia awaits Pope Francis

Vatican Radio) “The Holy Father has captured the imaginations not only of Catholics and Christians in Asia but even of the non-Christians” says Cardinal Louis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, the Philippines. In less than two weeks’ time Pope ... [Published News.va - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Coup rumors to hurt Philippine economy: military official

MANILA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The Department of National Defense (DND) on Thursday warned that spreading rumors about an impending coup d'etat against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III would hurt the country's economy.DND Spokesman Peter Paul Galvez ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

EU to double development assistance to Philippines

The European Union will double its development assistance to the Philippines to 325 million EUR (more than 435 million USD) in the first six years, local media in the Southeast Asian country reported on July 30.Speaking at a joint press conference with ... [Published VietnamPlus - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

Philippine gov't races to prepare for international events

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines, July 31 (Xinhua) -- National and local government agencies in the Philippines are racing against time to prepare for international events which will be held in this island next year.Niven Maquirang, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 9 reports

Business groups to Noy: Speed up reform agenda

As President Aquino will end his term in 2016, local and foreign business groups have reminded the chief executive to hasten reform agenda which can be showcased to the global community since the Philippines will host international events in the near ... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 13 reports

Pope Francis to bring ‘spiritual typhoon’ with January 2015 visit

Central theme of the papal visit is ‘mercy and compassion’ Manila: Pope Francis will visit the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015, the Catholic Church has announced.Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, the Papal nuncio, or permanent diplomatic representative ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 13 reports

PH wants to freeze all tension-raising activity in disputed seas – Solar News PH

Manila, Philippines (Reuters) — The Philippines will propose a freeze on all activity that raises tension in disputed waters in the South China Sea as part of a three-part plan at a regional security meeting next month, the Department of Foreign Affairs ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 30 2014]

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"All the information we have is that the situation in Libya will get much worse very quickly" Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo told the Spanish parliament
Kevin Plank , Chairman and CEO of Under ArmourUnder Armour Inc. , stated, "The broad-based momentum that we have been experiencing recently showed no signs of stopping during the second quarter. While we continued to add more dimension to our largest growth driver in Apparel, we were particularly encouraged by the brand response we are seeing in both our Footwear and International businesses. From our latest pinnacle football cleat, the Highlight ClutchFit, to the successful SpeedForm running initiative, our footwear is clearly resonating with consumers and we are well positioned to expand these platforms in the seasons ahead. In International, we are executing in all regions and are proud of key second quarter milestones such as our initial product launch in Brasil and partnering with key distributors to open the first Brand House stores in Panama , the Philippines and Singapore ."
The weight of our galaxy?: "[It] is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda ." The Gaia satellite will map one billion of the Milky Way's stars: http://t.co/Rf47zRYu17
"The market continue to trade sideways with the month-end season, although some fund managers might opt to unwind part of their portfolio holdings in time for the'ghost month'" 2TradeAsia.com said

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Awkwaaard [Published Manila Bulletin - 15 mins ago]
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Music and mayhem [Published Manila Bulletin - 15 mins ago]
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Janet’s maids, drivers made to forge papers [Published Tempo - 15 mins ago]
‘Inday’ intensifies [Published Tempo - 15 mins ago]
COL sees stock market exiting consolidation pha... [Published Business World - 18 mins ago]
Probe on ‘Ma’am Arlene’ judges [Published Business World - 18 mins ago]
Alleged kidnapper ‘Maestro’ captured [Published Business World - 18 mins ago]
AEV profit drops as power business weakens [Published Business World - 18 mins ago]
AsianDate Dissects the Reasons for Asian Women ... [Published BioSpace - 20 mins ago]
Reports: Haftar has left Benghazi [Published Middle East Monitor - 21 mins ago]
Sign up for The Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in ... [Published Time Out Singapore - 22 mins ago]
Spain to evacuate embassy staff in Libya [Published Press tv - 22 mins ago]
NorMin remains as Mindanao economic leader [Published Sun Star Network - 25 mins ago]
Int’l forum seeks to boost HR in EAGA [Published Sun Star Network - 25 mins ago]
Filipino protesters denounce China’s ‘bullying’ [Published Kabayan Weekly - 28 mins ago]
Cinemalaya celebrates 10 years. [Published China Business - 29 mins ago]
NU enters deal with Autodesk for collaboration ... [Published Newsbytes Philippines - 30 mins ago]
10.G2E Asia gears up for show stopping 2014 edi... [Published Macau Business - 31 mins ago]
Celebration: National Day of Switzerland [Published Manila Bulletin - 35 mins ago]
Libyan Clashes Spread to Downtown Tripoli [Published New Indian Express - 35 mins ago]
Maple Park church welcomes Rev. Vasquez [Published Elburn Herald - 36 mins ago]
Under Armour Reports Second Quarter Net Revenue... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 36 mins ago]
TW Steel Launches the TW Steel Slim Collection [Published Hola Philippines - 36 mins ago]
IMI's 1H On-Year Profit Increases Fivefold [Published Ems 007 - 41 mins ago]
Leadership in Action [Published Harvard Business School - 42 mins ago]
Filipina nurses to be repatriated after gang rape [Published Morning Star Online - 44 mins ago]
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The Morning News: Boeing Deals Another Blow to ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 55 mins ago]
Filipinos told to leave Libya after the beheading of a construction worker and the gang-rape of a nurse: "The Philippines has dispatched its foreign secretary to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino construction worker ...
The Philippines: DAP dancing [Published The Economist - Asia - 1 hour ago]
ON JULY 28th Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, the Philippines’ president, delivered his fifth—and, because presidents are constitutionally limited to a single six-year term, his penultimate—State of the Nation address. It was upbeat and boosterish, as such ...
BH : Measles / Australia / Australia [0:0] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - 2 hours ago]
EDIS Number: BH-20140731-44742-AUS Date / time: 31/07/2014 13:49:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Measles Area: Australia Country: Australia State/County: State of Western Australia City: Perth Description: Health authorities ...
Biological Hazard - Australia - Australia [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - 2 hours ago]
EDIS Number: BH-20140731-44742-AUS Date / time: 31/07/2014 13:49:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Australia Country: Australia State/County: State of Western Australia Location: Perth Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
Libya: Libya Islamists seize key Benghazi army ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Libya 07/31/2014 02:06 GMT by Imed LAMLOUM TRIPOLI, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - Islamist groups have seized the army special forces headquarters in Libya's Benghazi after days of fighting left at least 35 soldiers dead ...
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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]
Asia Day Ahead: Southeast Asian economies heat up [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 03 2014]
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Frost & Sullivan presents San Carlos Solar Ener... [Published Financial Services - Jul 30 2014]
Outsourcing Market in the Philippines 2014-2018... [Published Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
Outsourcing Market in the Philippines 2014-2018... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 22 2014]
Richmond Private Equity Group announces joint v... [Published Financial Services - Jul 18 2014]
Philippines’ First Typhoon of Season Raises Con... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 18 2014]
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