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Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014 7:51AM UTC Comments Off Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

So Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is still weighing his political options for 2016. Vice President Jojo Binay an audience on Monday in General Santos that he is still trying to convince the boxing icon to join his Senatorial slate in the 2016 elections. Pacquiao himself has not made public his political plans when he quits...

Gunmen kill 2 Swiss men at Philippine beach resort

By Mon, Oct 06, 2014 6:39PM UTC Comments Off Gunmen kill 2 Swiss men at Philippine beach resort

OPOL, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say gunmen have killed two Swiss men at a beach resort in the country's south....

Filipinos express support for Hong Kong protest

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 1:39PM UTC Comments Off Filipinos express support for Hong Kong protest

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos opposed to Chinese claims in the South China Sea have expressed support for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, saying Beijing should not use force to stop the protests in the global financial hub or in resolving its territorial disputes with the Philippines. About 50 members of the Akbayan party...

Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed South China Sea area

By Sat, Sep 27, 2014 5:57PM UTC Comments Off Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed South China Sea area

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The chairman of a Philippines energy company says a Chinese state-owned oil producer hasn't responded to a proposal to jointly explore a disputed area of the South China Sea but drilling will go ahead by 2016 with or without a partnership....

ADB cuts growth forecast for Southeast Asia

By Thu, Sep 25, 2014 6:25PM UTC Comments Off

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank has trimmed its economic growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year and next due to slower domestic demand in some of its bigger economies. ...

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