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Philippines’ rice imports may hit 2.4 million tons, second biggest on...

MANILA—The Philippines will allow major rice retailers to import up to 350,000 tons of the grain, its agriculture secretary said on Monday, potentially bringing the country's...
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At near ten-year high, Philippines says inflation may have peaked

MANILA—Philippine annual inflation accelerated in September to its highest in almost a decade, keeping pressure on the central bank to continue raising interest rates...

Other amnesties on the line as Duterte officials spout contradicting remarks

For presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV is the only one among 2003 mutineers who has to be worried about his...

Philippine farmers struggle to rebuild lives after typhoon decimates crops

MANILA — The destruction of crops by a powerful typhoon will push people in the Philippines deeper into poverty and prolong recovery efforts, aid agencies said...

After a brief hiatus, Jejomar Binay is returning to politics

Jojo Binay is trying to put corruption allegations behind him and run for office once more. Will he succeed?
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Filmmaker shares Jose Diokno’s documentary in response to Enrile’s video

Filmmaker Pepe Diokno shared a BBC documentary that was narrated by his grandfather, the late senator Jose Wright "Ka Pepe" Diokno, in response to...
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Various student, human rights, church and opposition groups around the country are joining forces once more to mark the 46th anniversary of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' declaration of Martial Law. Groups expected to lead the protests announced rally centers around...
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ADB approves $7.8-billion lending pipeline for Philippines

MANILA-The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Thursday it would provide the Philippines an estimated $7.8 billion loan between this year and 2021, to help it...

Philippines spending spree fades as inflation hurts even foreign cash earners

SANTA ROSA VILLAGE — Liezel Carada, who relies entirely on her husband's earnings as a dishwasher in Italy, has seen her income grow sharply...

Why public transportation is regarded as a livelihood

A transport official's statement on public utility vehicle operators has revived the discussion on public transport utilities as livelihood in the traffic-plagued Philippines. Transportation Assistant...
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Photos show Typhoon Ompong’s havoc in different parts of Luzon

The main island of the Philippines suffered the wrath of Typhoon "Ompong" (international name "Mangkhut") when it landed early on Saturday and caused severe...

It’s a trap? Why Sen. Trillanes won’t leave the Senate just...

The Supreme Court has denied Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's plea for a temporary restraining order on Proclamation 572 which directs his arrest but it...

The legacy of Chot Reyes in Philippine basketball

Chot Reyes is stepping down as head coach of the national basketball team and fans and players are hailing him for spearheading the Philippines'...
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