• Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Overseas Filipinos remit $18.5 bn in 7 months
    THE AMOUNT of dollars sent home by millions of Filipinos overseas continued its unbroken uptrend in July due to an increase in remittances from both sea- and land-based Filipino workers, the central bank said.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:50
    Philippines' immigration bureau denies Sister Fox’s visa extension
    The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has denied the request of Australian missionary Sister Patricia Fox for an extension of her missionary visa.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:00
    'End of the world': terror in the path of Typhoon Mangkhut
    Bebeth Saquing has seen dozens of storms in her lifetime, but nothing prepared her for the terror of Super Typhoon Mangkhut as it roared over her Philippines home Saturday packing winds of more than 250 kilometres (155 miles) per hour.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:24
    Super Typhoon Mangkhut claims first victims
    Super Typhoon Mangkhut -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, claiming its first victims as two women were killed when a rain-drench hillside collapsed on them and another drowned in Taiwan.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:38
    Two confirmed deaths in Philippines super typhoon: police
    Two women were killed Saturday in a landslide set off by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, Philippine police said, the first reported deaths in the massive storm.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 08:01
    Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes into Philippines
    Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:00
    Philippines raises alert as super typhoon hurtles closer
    The Philippines raised its storm warning on Friday and warned of major destruction, hours before Super Typhoon Mangkhut was due to make landfall with fierce winds and drenching rains.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:39
    Patricia Javier wins Mrs. Universe Philippines
    Patricia Javier was named Mrs. Universe Philippines at the pageant's coronation night last Saturday at Resorts World Manila.
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    How to escape the middle-income trap
    Eight years ago, the University of the Philippines and the Erasmus University of Rotterdam started a joint research project on the question why the “middle-income trap” applies well to the Philippines.
    opinion
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:47
    Duterte blames Trump-imposed tariffs for Philippine inflation
    AMMAN, Jordan - President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the tariffs slapped by US President Donald Trump on certain global products for the rising prices of goods in the Philippines, in a rare jab at the American leader that he described as his close friend.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 15:58
    Duterte blames 'friend' Trump for Philippines economic woes
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:07
    PH pivoting to China is consequence of US neglect – military prof
    The Philippines' pivot toward China under the Duterte administration is a consequence of the "vacuum" created by the United States' own neglect of its interests in the Asia Pacific, according to a US military strategy expert.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Reasons to beware of Chinese bearing gifts
    Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,” the priest Laocoon warned the people of Troy in Virgil’s “Aeneid”. His warning was famously ignored and the city fell to the invading Greek army from across the sea, thanks to the equally famous Trojan Horse ruse.
    opinion
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:03
    Emergency meet in Bangkok to head off swine fever spread
    An emergency meeting to head off an outbreak of African swine fever across Asia opened in Bangkok on Wednesday, after a mass pig cull in China sparked fears of a potential pandemic.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:24
    Pacquiao might be thinking of presidency — Villar
    Senator Cynthia Villar on Tuesday said Senator Manny Pacquiao might be thinking of hanging his boxing gloves to become the country's next president.
    Breaking News
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