Shinzō Abe and Rodrigo Duterte

With President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Tokyo later this month, the Philippines is anticipated to sign at least 10 economic arrangements with Japan as stated by Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Thursday. Lopez added the business-to-business deals with Japan were related to industries like electronics, manufacturing, data analytics, services, energy, transportation and tourism, like the establishment of theme parks and hotels. “So far, we have two MoUs (Memoranda of Understanding)


Rodrigo Duterte is said to be visiting Japan by the end of May to appear in the annual Future of Asia conference. With sought out intentions to expand Manila’s bilateral ties with Tokyo. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed on Tuesday, “What I know is the invitation was personally carried here by the representative of the prime minister and according to what I heard also is that when the President accepted

Jerwin Ancajas

Pinoy Boxer Jerwin Ancajas had redeemed himself in style after delivering a brutal beatdown of Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai in their world title fight Sunday (Manila time) at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California. The Filipino boxing star had put on a show eight months after a disappointing performance against Mexico’s Alejandro Santiago in a fight that ended in a split draw. Thus, Ancajas had given Funai a master class en


Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Sunday that the Philippine government can “easily provide” alternative employment opportunities to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) expatriated by a battle for the Libyan capital. By at least 220 people have been slain and more than 1,000 wounded as eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces seek to take Tripoli from an internationally recognized government, the World Health Organization announced. “We could easily provide them (OFWs)

Japan may need 100,000 Filipino workers by April —DOLE

Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III on a report said Sunday, stated that by April, 2019, the nation of Japan might require about 100,000 Filipino workers in several fields of employment and job opportunities. Labor secretary cited the 100,000 job vacancies is part of the of the 350,000 jobs Japan is arrangement to open to foreign workers. According to Bello, DOLE is set to sign an agreement