It is considered one of the world’s most beautiful islands, a still-not-totally-discovered destination where tourists can frolic on white sands by day and sip cocktails by night in seafront villas. There are clubs playing house music, jetskis glistening in the afternoon sun, and yachts moored...Read More..
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Taiwan has demanded that the Philippines investigate the fatal shooting of a 65-year-old Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters in the South China Sea. Speaking to reporters in Taipei on Friday, the Taiwanese foreign minister, David Lin, blamed the Philippine coastguard for opening fire on the...Read More..
The Philippines is fast becoming the world’s low-cost English language teacher – with rapid increases in overseas students coming to learn English or study in English-speaking universities. There might be other countries that people think about as a classic place to learn English, such as...Read More..
MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — A low pressure area, a potential cyclone, found west of Luzon may enter the Philippines on Tuesday or Wednesday, the state weather bureau said. Weather forecaster Glaiza Escullar said that as of 2 p.m. Monday, the low pressure area (LPA)...Read More..
The Philippines’ debt rating was raised to the highest level since 2003 by Standard & Poor’s, taking President Benigno Aquino nearer his goal of attaining investment grade and spurring gains in bonds and the peso. The nation’s long-term foreign currency-denominated debt was raised one level...Read More..
When night falls in Manila, a wave of young people scurry into the skyscrapers which criss-cross the city. They’re call centre agents, and because most of their clients are on the other side of the world, the night shift is their busiest time. Last year,...Read More..
President Barack Obama plans to curtail a plan costing as much as $21.1 billion to expand the U.S. military’s presence in Guam and instead will rotate some of the Marines through the Asia-Pacific region, people familiar with the matter said. The administration now intends to...Read More..
MANILA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Philippines expects to end the year with foreign reserves of a record $76 billion, which would support a higher than previously estimated balance of payments (BOP) surplus, the central bank governor said on Wednesday. Amando Tetangco told reporters monetary...Read More..
Filipinos has always been a fan of beauty pageant. When Shamcey Supsup landed 3rd runner-up of this years Miss Universe, Filipino pageant enthusiasts are hoping that this years Philippine representative to Miss World would make the same, or rather take home the first Miss World...Read More..
A giant crocodile measuring 6.4m (21ft) and weighing 1075kg (2370lb), it is the biggest to be caught alive in small village of Bunawan, 515 miles southeast of the capital Manila. The crocodile killed a water buffalo in an attack witnessed by villagers last month and...Read More..