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  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Landlords big winners as Philippines bets on Chinese gaming boom
  • Three-Year-Old Girl Latest Philippines 'Drug War' Victim
  • 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines
  • Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat

    Finance


  • Financial Advice Philippines
  • DOF: Domestic economy to shield Philippines from US – China ...
  • New DOF guidelines exempt professionals from paying business ...
  • Philippines: First known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Landlords big winners as Philippines bets on Chinese gaming boom

    Celebrities


  • Celebrities extol Philippine cinema icon Eddie Garcia
  • Here's how Filipino celebs reacted to BLACKPINK's meet and greet
  • LOOK: Stars, beauty queens at Metro Manila Pride 2019
  • Off-Broadway World Premiere of Felix Starro Musical Finds Its Cast
  • 'Laban Manoy': Celebrities rally behind Eddie Garcia on social media

    Culture


  • ASU student travels abroad in pursuit of a future career, learns about ...
  • Philippines suspects first suicide bombing by a local: army
  • Distinguishing the 'real' Filipino fish
  • Jungo TV launches music, culture channels on GMA in the Philippines
  • Philippines Cultural Day” Is Coming to Pasadena

    Criminal


  • PNP wants German-style of criminal justice system
  • CIDG arrests 8 Chinese for kidnapping 2 Chinese
  • SC allows law students to represent poor
  • Kenyan national linked to Al-Qaeda arrested in Zambales
  • The case for impeaching Duterte

    Religion


  • 7 in 10 Filipinos choose religion over science – global study
  • Philippine religious leaders warn against investment scams
  • Exclusive - UNAOC: Saudi Arabia Successful Model of Protection of ...
  • Majority of Pinoys choose religion over science: study
  • EXPLAINER: How Kapa Ministry took advantage of investors

    Politics


  • "I'd be happy to slaughter them": Philippine President Rodrigo ...
  • Duterte wants China to guarantee rights, safety of PH fishermen
  • Paolo vying for speakership? Panelo says Duterte may not resign ...
  • Philippines President Duterte threatens to jail critics in China row
  • GSIS chief Aranas resigns – sources
  • BC facility prepares to incinerate controversial Canadian garbage ...
  • 'Bureaucratic gobbledygook': Why Philippines lifted 'ridiculous' ban ...
  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Impeach me, I'll jail you - Philippines' Duterte dares foes to test him
  • Hot off the press
  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day
  • From Indonesia to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the Philippines ...
  • BC facility prepares to incinerate controversial Canadian garbage ...
  • 'Bureaucratic gobbledygook': Why Philippines lifted 'ridiculous' ban ...
  • Nomura sees Q2 economic growth at 5.8%
  • Malaysian insurer sees big market in PH amid large population ...
  • S&P slashes Philippine growth projection further
  • Economic growth likely recovered to 6% in Q2
  • PH seen to grow faster than other Asian powerhouses
  • India's economic growth and the Philippines compared
  • Philippines enters 'Goldilocks' economy phase — Diokno
  • PHL economy poised for a robust growth
  • Remembering Wash SyCip: the one-man council of elders who ...
  • Philippines' road to 'A' leads to stable, higher growth: BSP
  • Philippines Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth ...
  • Philippine and Chinese investors bet on Manila's warehousing ...
  • Forget China: These Fast-Growing Asian Nations Will Rule the Next ...
  • Passage of key economic reform bills to raise FDI by $40B/year ...
  • Commentary: Digging through the Philippines' promised infra plans
  • Malaysian insurer sees big market in PH amid large population ...
  • Duterte 'squarely blames' Catholic church for steep population rise
  • Benefiting from 'Double Sweet Spots'
  • Philippines struggles to keep population in check
  • Duterte blames Philippine Church for rapid population rise
  • PAExpo2019 to take place amid market growth
  • Philippines Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth ...
  • Philippines exports return to growth in April
  • S&P slashes Philippine growth projection further
  • AGRI Developments Creates Large Scale Project in Philippines to ...
  • Minimal impact seen from US-China trade row
  • Philippines' total external trade down 1 pct in April
  • Chemical firms eye 5% export growth
  • Philippines Foodservice Market 2019 Industry Size, Trends, Global ...
  • Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet
  • IAG orders 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $24 B
  • Cebu Pacific orders 31 new Airbus fleet worth $6.8 B
  • Philippines' budget deficit widens to over 10 bln USD in 2018
  • Airbus bags Cebu Air deal as salesmen struggle at Paris Airshow
  • Cebu Pacific reports 50.6% decline in 2018 net profits
  • Budget deficit widens in October as spending outpaces revenue ...
  • Philippine banks remain stable — S&P, Moody's
  • Outlook for PHL banks still stable
  • Global bonds push up Q1 PHL debt to $80.4B
  • Memories of the Philippines debt crisis
  • South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin reaches deal on Philippines debt
  • PHL not drowning in Chinese debt —DOF chief
  • News Analysis: Philippines not to be burdened by its debt to China ...
  • Fitch affirms Philippines' debt rating

    Philippines Leaders


    President


  • "I'd be happy to slaughter them": Philippine President Rodrigo ...
  • Three-Year-Old Girl Latest Philippines 'Drug War' Victim
  • Duterte wants China to guarantee rights, safety of PH fishermen

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Duterte's son runs for speaker in bid to cement family's power
  • Man, 78, jailed for killing six-year-old great-grandson with air rifle
  • Georgians keep protesting despite speaker's resignation

    Prime Minister


  • Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day
  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • 'Bureaucratic gobbledygook': Why Philippines lifted 'ridiculous' ban ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi hit ...
  • Are governments crying wolf?
  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified

    Minister of Economy


  • Japan, Not China, Is The Biggest Investor In Southeast Asia's ...
  • Distinguishing the 'real' Filipino fish
  • Pound Sterling Philippine Peso (GBP/PHP) Exchange Rate Hits ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Piñol quitting DA, may move to MinDa post
  • 'Bureaucratic gobbledygook': Why Philippines lifted 'ridiculous' ban ...
  • Philippines hopeful on agri trade, exports deal with Japan

    Minister of Culture


  • PH culture shines in Swiss festival
  • Distinguishing the 'real' Filipino fish
  • Filipino community celebrates 121st Independence Day in Dubai

    Minister of Defense


  • UAE, Philippines to strengthen defence cooperation
  • Distinguishing the 'real' Filipino fish
  • Launching Ceremony of the Disaster Emergency Logistics System ...

    Minister of Education


  • DepEd urges teachers to stay in the Philippines
  • Filipinos are at home in Canada
  • Israel threatens to expulse hundreds of Filipino children

    Minister of Energy


  • BC facility prepares to incinerate controversial Canadian garbage ...
  • Philippines – Visit by Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (27-28 June 2019)
  • OPEC agrees to extend output cut till March 2020

    Minister of Finance


  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Philippine Peso Post-G20 Rally Eyes CPI, INR to India Budget Deficit
  • Japan, Not China, Is The Biggest Investor In Southeast Asia's ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Fish in our time: Duterte and Xi's 'undocumented' deal on sea row
  • Ex-officials criticise Duterte administration's soft approach towards ...
  • Hong Kong refuses entry to ex-Philippine diplomat and China critic

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Man, 78, jailed for killing six-year-old great-grandson with air rifle
  • Ex-officials criticise Duterte administration's soft approach towards ...
  • Pictured: Man, 21, who died trying to save girl in heatwave reservoir

    Minister of Justice


  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Distinguishing the 'real' Filipino fish
  • Pictured: Man, 21, who died trying to save girl in heatwave reservoir

    Minister of Health


  • BC facility prepares to incinerate controversial Canadian garbage ...
  • Malaysian teens are overweight
  • Delegates lament absence of PH health officials at Women Deliver ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Japan, Not China, Is The Biggest Investor In Southeast Asia's ...
  • Philippines – Visit by Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (27-28 June 2019)
  • Impeach me, I'll jail you - Philippines' Duterte dares foes to test him

    Minister of Sports


  • Filipino and Japanese runners shine at 2019 Laguna Phuket ...
  • Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit
  • Kushner tries to sell Mideast plan to skeptical audience

    Director of State Security Service


  • Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified
  • Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever - WTO
  • US Embassy commends arrest of 2 alleged illegal recruiters

    Chairman National Bank


  • LT Group restores vice chairman position
  • Tan daughter starts work on PAL plan
  • Chinese state firms in rail scramble

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Con-Com member Rodolfo Robles named Philippines' UN envoy
  • Accelerating action for the SDGs and building resilience in Asia-Pacific
  • PH co-organized UN forum proves Manila active vs. climate change

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Army general in charge of elite units is next Nolcom chief
  • Today in History
  • PRRD extends good wishes to new NegOcc governor

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Davao court bars Kapa Community Ministry International officers ...
  • SC dismisses pleas for review of 2013 PCOS source code
  • Foundation with Kapa stake sues Duterte, SEC chair for P3B in ...

    Opposition


  • No, these photos do not show students walking out of a Philippine ...
  • Senators oppose joint Recto Bank probe by PH, China
  • Duterte attempting to 'silence political opponents': Report

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • PH seen to grow faster than other Asian powerhouses
  • Philippines enters 'Goldilocks' economy phase — Diokno
  • S&P cuts Philippine growth forecasts anew
  • Duterte Faces GDP Headache As Trump Vs. China Hits Philippines
  • S&P slashes Philippine growth projection further
  • PHL economy poised for a robust growth
  • Tourism's GDP share rises in 2018 despite Boracay closure
  • PH seen to grow faster than other Asian powerhouses
  • Philippines enters 'Goldilocks' economy phase — Diokno
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    Investment

  • Remembering Wash SyCip: the one-man council of elders who ...
  • Philippines' road to 'A' leads to stable, higher growth: BSP
  • Philippines Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth ...
  • Philippine and Chinese investors bet on Manila's warehousing ...
  • Forget China: These Fast-Growing Asian Nations Will Rule the Next ...
  • Passage of key economic reform bills to raise FDI by $40B/year ...
  • Commentary: Digging through the Philippines' promised infra plans
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    Demographics

  • Malaysian insurer sees big market in PH amid large population ...
  • Duterte 'squarely blames' Catholic church for steep population rise
  • Benefiting from 'Double Sweet Spots'
  • Philippines struggles to keep population in check
  • Duterte blames Philippine Church for rapid population rise
  • PAExpo2019 to take place amid market growth
  • Philippines Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth ...
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    Export/Import

  • Philippines exports return to growth in April
  • S&P slashes Philippine growth projection further
  • AGRI Developments Creates Large Scale Project in Philippines to ...
  • Minimal impact seen from US-China trade row
  • Philippines' total external trade down 1 pct in April
  • Chemical firms eye 5% export growth
  • Philippines Foodservice Market 2019 Industry Size, Trends, Global ...
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    Public Spending

  • Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet
  • IAG orders 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $24 B
  • Cebu Pacific orders 31 new Airbus fleet worth $6.8 B
  • Philippines' budget deficit widens to over 10 bln USD in 2018
  • Airbus bags Cebu Air deal as salesmen struggle at Paris Airshow
  • Cebu Pacific reports 50.6% decline in 2018 net profits
  • Budget deficit widens in October as spending outpaces revenue ...
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    Public Debt

  • Philippine banks remain stable — S&P, Moody's
  • Outlook for PHL banks still stable
  • Global bonds push up Q1 PHL debt to $80.4B
  • Memories of the Philippines debt crisis
  • South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin reaches deal on Philippines debt
  • PHL not drowning in Chinese debt —DOF chief
  • News Analysis: Philippines not to be burdened by its debt to China ...
  • Fitch affirms Philippines' debt rating
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2018-05-09Philippines Balance of Trade MAR
    2018-05-07Philippines Foreign Exchange Reserves APR
    2018-05-04Philippines Core Inflation Rate YoY APR
    2018-05-04Philippines Inflation Rate MoM APR
    2018-05-04Philippines Inflation Rate YoY APR
    2018-05-04Philippines Industrial Production YoY MAR
    2018-05-02Philippines Nikkei Manufacturing PMI APR
    2018-05-01Philippines Retail Price Index YoY MAR