MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named his main political rival as his "drugs tsar" after she criticised the high death toll his anti-narcotics campaign has caused, but her camp dismissed the offer as a gimmick.
MANILA, Nov 5 The Philippines' annual rate of
inflation eased for a fifth straight month in October, the
national statistics agency said on Tuesday, citing a high
comparison base and lower food and utility costs.
MANILA At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines late on Wednesday, authorities said on Thursday.
MANILA A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least one child and injuring more than two dozen other people.
MANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" that shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea.
MANILA/SINGAPORE A KKR-led consortium said it will invest $685 million in the largest hospital group in the Philippines, seeking to capitalize on growing demand for private healthcare in Southeast Asia.
MANILA For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.
MANILA The Philippine unit of AirAsia Bhd is postponing its initial public offering (IPO) to next year or 2021 as it focuses on corporate reorganization and seeking funds from existing shareholders, its chairman said on Wednesday.
MANILA, Sept 26 The Philippine central bank cut
its benchmark interest rate for a third time this year on
Thursday, to bolster a slowing economy against the risk of
weakening global growth.
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