Philippine News

BI relieves warden facility head, staff

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has relieved the head and other personnel of its warden facility after six mobile phones were found on a Japanese detainee wanted in Japan, a bureau spokesperson said Friday. INSPECTION. Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco (center) leaves the detention facility where four Japanese nationals …

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LPG to cost P9.50/k more

Leads projected oil price increases, gas at P1.40/l, diesel at P1/l Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas prices will likely go up by about P9.50 per kilo on February 1 due to the higher contract price of LPG, an industry source said. PRICE CHANGE. A gas station attendant swaps the …

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Fil-Am among dead in CNY mass shooting in US

A Filipino-American was killed during the Lunar New Year mass shooting incident in California, the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Los Angeles reported on Tuesday. VIGIL. People gather at a candlelight vigil for victims of a deadly mass shooting at a ballroom dance studio on January 23, 2023 in Monterey …

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PBBM asks why egg prices spiked; to meet producers, traders

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ordered Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban to arrange a meeting with egg producers and traders to determine why the prices of chicken eggs have surged in recent weeks despite a sufficient supply in the market. CABINET MEETING. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. presides over …

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‘WEF crucial to PH growth’

PBBM cites trade, investment pledges during 5-day trip to Switzerland President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said his participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2023 in Switzerland yielded beneficial trade and investment opportunities, as well as key partnerships supportive of the country’s development agenda. REPORT TO THE NATION. President Ferdinand Marcos …

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Between US and China: PH walks a fine line—PBBM

Increasing coop with US, defusing strain with China The Philippines has been working on ways to avoid being “trampled” by two competing superpowers — the United States and China — as the country walks a fine line between them, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. told two international newspapers. FACE TIME, …

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Davos trip gains investment interest from 9 int’l firms

Nine multinational companies have signified interest in investing or expanding their operations in the Philippines after their top executives met with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Thursday. QUEST FOR BUSINESS. Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Special Assistant …

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‘Workforce to fuel PH growth’

“PBBM touts the country’s young, well-trained labor pool in WEF talk“ The Philippines will continue to lean on its young and well-trained workforce to fuel future economic growth, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said Thursday, as he noted the country was currently in a “demographic sweet spot” that will play a …

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