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ASEAN memebrs Philippines and Thailand are two of the worlds top canned tuna producers.Pic by Edwin Espejo

Philippines businesses seek clear policies ahead of ASEAN integration

By Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:11AM UTC Comments Off ASEAN memebrs Philippines and Thailand are two of the worlds top canned tuna producers.Pic by Edwin Espejo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines - Businessmen from all over Mindanao are seeking clear cut government policies on five major agenda as the country prepares for economic integration under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015....

Philippines protests Chinese ‘sovereignty patrols’

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 6:46PM UTC Comments Off Philippines protests Chinese ‘sovereignty patrols’

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines says it will file a new diplomatic protest for frequent patrols by Chinese ships in the South China Sea within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone, which extends out 200 nautical miles. Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said Monday that Chinese “illegitimate sovereignty patrols” in Philippine waters were...

Sarangani gears up for Philippines’ first international paragliding competition

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:36AM UTC Comments Off Pilots prepare their gear for takeoff.pic by Edwin Espejo

MAASIM, Sarangani - Considered the best fly site for paragliding in the country, Sarangani is all set for the first ever International Paragliding Accuracy Competition this coming weekend....

Philippines President Aquino hints at controversial 2nd term

By Thu, Aug 14, 2014 3:26PM UTC Comments Off Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

It started as a not so innocent remark from the man who is perceived to be the president’s anointed come 2016. Now, it has caught the nation's attention. Not least of the president himself....

Scores injured after Philippines train rams barrier

By Wed, Aug 13, 2014 6:25PM UTC Comments Off Scores injured after Philippines train rams barrier

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say a passenger train has rammed through a concrete barrier and rolled into a busy road intersection, injuring scores of passengers....

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