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Palace backs review of PH-Kuwait labor deal

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 08:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Monday supported calls to review the country’s labor agreement with Kuwait in the wake of the death of a Filipina worker who died from alleged...

PH recalls envoys to Canada over missed trash shipment deadline

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 12:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has ordered the recall of Philippine ambassador and consuls to Canada after the Canadian government failed to meet the May 15...

BSP: 3.8% PH inflation rate in Q1 2019 falls within target

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 08:27 PM | No Comments
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday reported that the country’s headline inflation finally eased within the two to four percent target range of the government in the first...

China pledges $148-M grant, other economic measures to PH

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 04:02 PM | No Comments
China has pledged to provide a grant of one billion yuan or approximately $148 million to help boost the Philippine economy, Malacañang said on Thursday (April 25). Presidential Spokesperson Salvador...

PH to explore new cooperation, partnership with China

Posted on Thursday, 25 April 2019 06:18 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday (April 25) that the Philippines will seek “new areas of cooperation and partnership” to further strengthen its diplomatic ties with China. Duterte said this...

DOE: No looming power crisis in PH

Posted on Friday, 12 April 2019 02:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) has allayed fears that the country will face power crisis soon amid a series of yellow and red alerts notices issued on...

New human species found in Philippine cave

Posted on Thursday, 11 April 2019 05:27 PM | No Comments
New species of ancient humans were found in Callao cave in the Philippines. The discovery was announced on the website of the multidisciplinary science journal, Nature on Wednesday (April 10)....

PH poverty incidence drops in the 1st quarter of 2018—PSA

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 11:33 PM | No Comments
Poverty incidence in the Philippines dropped in the first quarter of 2018 according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The number of poor families in the country declined from 22.2%...

Chinese vessels on PH seas an attack on PH sovereignty—Palace

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 07:14 PM | No Comments
Malacañang considers the presence of Chinese vessels in the West Philippine Sea as an attack on the country’s sovereignty. Aside from the Chinese vessels sighted near Pag-asa island, there are...

Gov’t to respond to petition vs China-funded Chico river project

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 05:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Wednesday assured it is ready to comment on a petition seeking to nullify the Chico River Pump Irrigation deal between the Philippines and China. In...