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In August, long-term equity investments in the Philippines fell sharply and declined nearly as much in the first eight months of the year as global economic uncertainties dampened the sentiment of foreign businessmen towards the country, the central bank said. Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) posted a net inflow of $416 million in August 2019, 45.1 percent lower than last year’s net inflow of $758 million, according to the Bangko Sentral

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) shared the experience of the Philippines in rehabilitating the world-famous resort island of Boracay and other efforts to protect the environment, invited for the first time to the G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting held in Japan last week. Using this model as a guideline, the DOT has prioritized and rationalized the implementation of environmental and related laws in tourism destinations from north to the southern Philippines

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Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio supports the move to bring to the United Nations General Assembly the legal victory of the Philippines over China over the South China Sea to win the support of world leaders. The UN General Assembly is the locus of world opinion, and if you want to manipulate world opinion, you continue there, Carpio said in an interview on ANC’s Headstart. Xi opposes the

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Malacañang welcomed the formal ascension to the throne of Emperor Naruhito, saying that it bodes well for the diplomatic ties between the Philippines and Japan. The Philippine Government is confident that this historic opportunity will bring new momentum to further strengthen the already excellent relationship between the Philippines and Japan, built on the legacy of friendship that future generations will continue to treasure and cultivate. The Philippines also shared its

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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Monday that there is no ban on deployment or forced relocation of Filipinos working in Hong Kong in the midst of ongoing violence between protesters and state security forces. Bello assured that the authorities are monitoring the situation on an ongoing basis. Bello said that if the situation worsens, the DOLE would allow the OFWs in Hong Kong to operate on land in Macau

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Any person may file criminal charges against President Rodrigo Duterte until he resigns and loses his immunity from prosecution in 2022, Malacañang said Monday after a group of lawyers had threatened to sue him for alleged human rights abuses during his term of office. Over the weekend, the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) threatened to sue Duterte and state security forces who allegedly committed extrajudicial killings and other human

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Trade and Industry Department (DTI) urges Indian pharmaceutical companies to set up Philippine manufacturing operations. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday the DTI invited drug manufacturers in India to set up manufacturing facilities in the country since the nation of South Asia is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical producers. Indian pharmaceutical companies will help reduce the country’s price of medicines, the Chief of Commerce said. The Cabinet official stated

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Thursday that people in vast swaths of Mindanao should be on the alert for potential landslides after a deadly earthquake that left at least 4 dead across the south. About 22 kilometers southeast of Tulunan, North Cotabato Wednesday night, the magnitude 6.3 tremor struck, leaving at least 60 wounded across Mindanao, creating cracks in buildings and knocking out. There could be landslides

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A fresh UN report will be published to the globe in a few hours, detailing the continuing destructive impacts of climate change on oceans and fragile countries such as the Philippines, according to an expert. The Philippines will be above the worldwide level twice or definitely. And that will be catastrophic for an archipelagic country like us, said Red Constantino, advisor to the V20 group of finance ministers, about the

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The situation was a coastal district’s terrorist takeover. All highways and access points had been blocked by the enemy. The region was separated by land, cut off from any outside world assistance. But the ocean was there, wide and open. The enemy was also observing it, of course, and the army required to get its soldiers to shore rapidly and safely without being bombarded by enemy fire in order to