MANILA The Philippine economy grew at its weakest pace in four years in the first quarter bolstering expectations the central bank will cut rates at its meeting later on Thursday to rev up growth.
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MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a review of all government contracts with companies and other countries to ensure they are fair to Filipinos, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was re-arrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules. | Video
MANILA Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek lost an appeal on Tuesday against the Philippines' decision to refuse to grant it a licence due to its failure to meet local ownership criteria, in a major blow to its Southeast Asia expansion plans.
MANILA, March 5 The appointment of Benjamin
Diokno as Philippine central bank governor could spur a faster
move to easier policy this year, with the former budget minister
largely seen as pro-growth.
MANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defence if it came under attack in the South China Sea, reaffirming a defence code that Manila's security chiefs have sought to revise.
MANILA, Feb 28 Philippine President Rodrigo
Duterte is expected to choose a successor soon to complete the
six-year term of central bank governor Nestor Espenilla, who
died on Feb. 23 after a battle with cancer.
MANILA Philippine journalists planned to hold a rally on Friday in support of media freedom after the arrest of an award-winning head of a news website sparked condemnation of the government.
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges that critics say is a government effort to bully journalists. | Video