Philippine news

Philippine news

Dominguez says PHL in ‘better shape’ now to borrow money for accelerated spending on infrastructure, human capital

Finance news
Economy News
The Philippines’ lower debt-to-GDP ratio compared to the previous years places it in “better shape” to borrow funds that would bankroll its accelerated spending on infrastructure, human capital ...
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Dominguez lauds SSS, cites need to educate public to make pension fund sustainable for retirees

Finance news
Economy
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III today commended the Social Security System (SSS) as an institution that provides “a reliable net of social protection” for retirees even as he ...
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Philippine president says no genocide in drug war

News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his bloody anti-drug campaign on Monday, saying the nearly 1,800 deaths in two months didn’t compare with brutality in ...
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World’s largest pearl found in Puerto Princessa

News
In this photo provided by Puerto Princesa Tourism Office, a giant pearl measuring 30cm wide (1ft), 67cm long (2.2ft) and weighing 34kg (75lb) is displayed in the lobby ...
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Manok Pinoy now offered in Rustan’s Organic Store

Food Opinion
  The simple breeding experiment which I made in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato about six years ago which was aimed at improving the genetics of the native chicken ...
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Duterte should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Opinion
President Rodrigo Duterte should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to simultaneously end both the communist insurgency and the Muslim separatist movement in the ...
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Bill filed to stop collection of additional fees common medical and surgical cases

News Philippines
A solon has filed House Bill 105, which seeks to enact into law the “No Balance Billing Policy” in all accredited healthcare institutions of the Philippine Health Insurance ...
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Public school teachers to get additional insurance benefits

News Philippines
In a bid to stop brain drain and improve the plight of teachers, a lawmaker has filed House Bill 1087, seeking the grant of additional insurance benefits to ...
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Displaced farm workers see NGOs as allies of the NPA

Opinion
Over 1,500 farm workers and employees have lost their jobs when Dole-Stanfilco, a multinational banana firm operating in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur has shut down its operations on ...
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Solon files bill in support of Duterte’s proposal to create Department for OFWs

News
Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign promise to give more protections to our countrymen working abroad, a lawmaker is pushing for the creation of a department that will focus ...
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