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China slams allocation of more EDCA sites

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (C) reviews honour guards upon arrival at the Department of National Defense at Camp Aguinaldo military camp in Quezon City, Metro Manila on February 2, 2023. Rolex DELA PENA / POOL / AFP CHINA on Thursday said the United States' military posture in the region …

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Business leaders upbeat on 2023 growth

A LOOK AT 2023 PH ECONOMY Lawyer Benedicta Du-Baladad, Management Association of the Philippines president and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry President George Barcelon are interviewed by The Manila Times Chairman and CEO Dante ‘Klink’ Ang 2nd during a roundtable on the economic outlook for the Philippines at the …

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Junking of regional trade deal urged

AT least 140 cause-oriented groups and individuals called for the scrapping of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), citing its impact on the agricultural sector. The RCEP is a free-trade agreement being pushed by China among Asia-Pacific nations aimed at creating the world's biggest trading bloc. It removes or reduces …

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Incoming UP President takes oath in hometown Butuan

Incoming University of the Philippines (UP) President Angelo A. Jimenez took his “Pledge to the People” in Butuan City on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Incoming University of the Philippines President Angelo A. Jimenez took his oath before Barangay Captain Antonio Masamayor in Mahayahay Elementary School on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1 (Courtesy …

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Austin in PH to discuss bigger US presence

Mindanao landing US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin 3rd visits the Western Mindanao Command at Camp Don Basilio Navarro in Zamboanga City on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Photo courtesy of WestMinCom US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was in the Philippines Wednesday for talks about deploying US forces and weapons in more …

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Guests are ‘gifts of God’ in Georgia

Republic of Ajara governor Tornike Rijvadze answers questions from Manila Times Chairman and CEO Dante ‘Klink’ Ang 2nd during a roundtable forum at the The Manila Times in Intramuros, Manila. PHOTO BY J. GERARD SEGUIA EVERY tourist in Georgia will be treated as a “gift from God,” Autonomous Republic of …

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