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Philippines among nations facing debt payment shock next year

Philippines among nations facing debt payment shock next year — Moody’s

Governments and corporates accumulating large debts this year for pandemic programs are bound to suffer the negative consequence of expensive payments starting next year, Moody’s Investors Service said on Monday. The scenario, in turn, threatens to further deteriorate the fiscal [...]

October 27, 2020 News
Philippines’ ambassador to Brazil

Philippines recalls ambassador to Brazil for allegedly mistreating the domestic staff

The Philippines’ ambassador to Brazil has been ordered to return home to face investigation after video surfaced allegedly showing her physically mistreating a Filipino domestic employee, officials said on Monday. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr said in a tweet that the diplomat, [...]

October 27, 2020 News
PhilHealth pays half of debt to Red Cross

PhilHealth pays half of debt to Red Cross

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has finally settled half of its debt to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), albeit a day later than expected. In a statement, PhilHealth said it released Tuesday P500 million as partial [...]

October 27, 2020 News
Even flood could not stop the couple from tying the knot

Even flood could not stop the couple from tying the knot (PICS)

The couple literally braved the storm just to push their wedding through on Friday in Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town. Photos: Josephine Bohol Sabanal [...]

October 26, 2020 News

Quintas wrath in Negros Occidental (PICS)

More than 50 individuals, including a baby were rescued by personnel of the Binalbagan MDRRMO at Sitio Aslum in Barangay Marina in Negros Occidental due to flooding Monday. Flooding and landslides were also reported in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental Sunday [...]

October 26, 2020 News
No to red-tagging

‘No to red-tagging’: Angel Locsin sets record straight on being alleged NPA member

‘No to red-tagging': Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin broke her silence on being an alleged member of communist group National People's Army (NPA). In an Instagram post earlier today, Locsin said: “To set the record straight, hindi po ako parte ng [...]

October 24, 2020 News
IATF allows entry of foreigners with investor, work visas

IATF allows entry of foreigners with investor, work visas

Foreigners carrying investors’ visas may enter the Philippines starting Nov. 1, Malacañang said yesterday as the country moves to a new normal with the resumption of businesses in Metro Manila and the rest of the country. The easing of restrictions [...]

October 24, 2020 News
De Lima

AMLC, PDEA showed no evidence implicating De Lima in drugs –lawyer

A financial investigator from the Anti-Money Laundering Council and a digital forensic examiner from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency reaffirmed on Friday that Senator Leila De Lima was not involved in any suspicious transaction that would link her to the [...]

October 24, 2020 News
Lucio Tan's Wife Carmen

Lucio Tan’s Wife Carmen Tan Steps Up to Vice Chair of LT Group, Inc.

Carmen K. Tan, the wife of the country’s last reigning taipan, 86-year-old Lucio Tan, has been appointed as the vice chair of LT Group Inc., the publicly listed holding company of the Tan family’s business empire. LT Group consists of [...]

October 23, 2020 News
Payatas landslide

QC gov’t relocates families affected by Payatas landslide

The local government of Quezon City on Thursday vowed to provide assistance to families affected and displaced by the landslide that occurred in Barangay Payatas over the weekend. According to Mayor Joy Belmonte, six of the 25 affected families have [...]

October 22, 2020 News