27 C
Manila
Monday, August 20, 2018
Home News

News

PHL, China set meeting on infrastructure projects fund

PHILIPPINE and Chinese officials are set to meet in Beijing this week to continue discussions on ways to address the challenges in the preparation...

Runway mishap sparks calls for new airport, Senate probe

THE latest runway mishap at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) that canceled dozens of flights and stranded thousands of passengers has sparked fresh...

PHL seeks $1.96-B ADB funding for devt projects

THE Philippine government has proposed at least $1.96 billion worth of projects for financing by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other development partners. Based...

Naia runway mishap: Main casualty was PHL aviation

THE cost to the national psyche is hard to quantify, but the damage to Philippine aviation is apparent from the sheer number of passengers...

Malampaya template pitched for joint exploration in West Philippine Sea

A COMMERCIAL transaction on a joint exploration with China in the West Philippine Sea should adopt the Malampaya model and must be done according...

Asia ‘least represented region’ in International Criminal Court

MOST Asian countries are “aloof” to international courts and international justice,  said the Filipino judge Raul Pangalangan in the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a video...

Duterte to kick off info campaign on federalism

PRESIDENT Duterte will lead the opening salvo of an information and advocacy campaign to promote the Consultative Committee’s (Con-com) proposed federal Charter. Executive Secretary Salvador...

Gatchalian: Allow rice imports, abolish NFA

THE chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs is mulling over an option to push passage of remedial legislation to abolish the National...

Study: Nearly half of total PHL population can become poor

NEARLY half of all Filipinos are vulnerable to becoming poor due to various external shocks, according to a study released by the Philippine Institute...

Groups back bill exempting local sea salt from Asin law

FOOD entrepreneurs and exporters want to make the non-iodization of salt no longer a sin under the law. In a position paper, multisectoral group Competitiveness Currency...

Govt inks deal with co-ops for broadband link project

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), National Electrification Administration (NEA) and the Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association Inc. (Philreca) signed a memorandum...

The Urban Garbage Trap Who’s really to blame for metro’s flooding...

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is not just about to jump the gun and blame the garbage and flooding problems on...

Telecom stakeholders cite ways to improve dismal PHL record THE most...

  Hence, the government must fast-track the selection process for the third telco player, pass laws that promote robust and fair competition, and reduce bureaucratic...

Can Manila get a good joint exploration deal with China in...

NOW that the ball has started rolling for the possible joint exploration by the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea, analysts are...

Meralco: From just a utility to tech-savvy, transparent, empowering partner of...

COMMUNICATION in the power industry used to be a restricted discipline in the Philippines, with the generation and transmission sectors controlled by government, and...

PCC okays Robinsons’s 100% acquisition of Rustan’s Supercenter

THE country's antitrust body has approved Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc.'s acquisition of approximately P18 billion worth of shares of Rustan’s Supercenters Inc. With the Philippine...

URGENT ROAD ALERT: Kennon Road, 10 other  Luzon roads still closed to traffic...

MOTORISTS were advised on Friday by the Department of Public Works and Highways that 11 road sections in Luzon are still impassable to vehicles...

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall...

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall G. Schriver visited the Philippines last August 15 to 17 to reinforce the...

Out in 48 hours or chopped up PHL authorities set deadline...

OUT in 48 hours, or we chop it up. That’s the deadline set by Philippine aviation authorities for a Xiamen Air B737-800 that made...

With inflation, TRAIN suspension still eyed

Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, concluding an initial inquiry on the inflationary effects of the administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion, indicated on Thursday that runaway...