General Santos City has been named the country’s easiest city to start a business by the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. The ranking was based on the number of procedures, processing days and costs of processing in starting a business. The list is the latest released by the World Bank...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coast guard officials say about 100 people have been rescued and two bodies recovered from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines....
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say a Chinese teenager who managed a family-run store has been kidnapped by four gunmen from the shop in a southern province where al-Qaida-linked militants kidnapped an Australian three years ago. ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine army commander says two soldiers and 10 members of a Muslim rebel group opposed to a peace accord with the government have been killed in fighting a day after the president submitted legislation to Congress that would create a new Muslim autonomous region. Maj. Gen. Edmundo Pangilinan said pursuing...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In Asia's bastion of Roman Catholic faith, images of Pope Francis are getting the K-pop treatment. ...
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