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Philippines , Thursday 15 November 2018

News Philippines: U.S. returns 'Bells of Balangiga' to Philippines a century after clash

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/u-returns-bells-balangiga-philippines-century-clash-010420373.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 14 November 2018

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday formally returned church bells to the Philippines that were taken as war trophies over a century ago followi...

News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte skips summit meetings but is in "top shape"

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/philippines-duterte-skips-summit-meetings-top-shape-124609642.html
Publicated on: uesday 13 November 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte skipped several meetings at an Asia-Pacific summit in Singapore on Wednesday, prompting the 73-year-old's office to issue a statement scotchi...

News Philippines: Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?

News source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/11/is-the-philippines-pro-china-policy-working/
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

To the extent that his words matter and policy has followed suit, President Rodrigo Duterte has tried to engineer a dramatic pivot in the Philippines’ foreign policy. Early in his administration ...

News Philippines: Tropical concerns to mount for Vietnam, the Philippines

News source: https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/tropical-concerns-to-mount-for-vietnam-the-philippines/70006638
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

While there are no organized tropical systems roaming the western Pacific Ocean, two separate concerns may brew in the coming days to impact southern Vietnam and the Philippines. One of the tropical s...

News Philippines: Philippines eyes Sukuk bonds

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/national/philippines-eyes-sukuk-bonds/ar-BBPKoAv
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The government is exploring the possibility of issuing “Sukuk” or Islamic bonds to diversify the country’s investor base, according to the Department of Budget and Management. DB...

News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'

News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46217876
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at a regional summit because he was taking "power naps", said the presidential office. A spokesman said Mr Duterte missed four scheduled ev...

News Philippines: Philippines head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson era starts with a win

News source: http://zeenews.india.com/football/philippines-head-coach-sven-goran-eriksson-era-starts-with-a-win-2155201.html
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

The win gives the Philippines three points and sees them go level with Thailand, Indonesia and the Singaporeans in group B of the regional tournament. Sven-Goran Eriksson started his stint as Philippi...

News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte skips ASEAN meetings to take 'power naps'

News source: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/philippines-duterte-skips-asean-meetings-to-take-power-naps
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

If only this excuse worked for everyone. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made light of his penchant for daytime dozes, after his office said "power naps" caused the leader to miss a number of ...

News Philippines: Church bells to be returned from U.S. to Philippines after 117 years

News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/11/15/Church-bells-to-be-returned-from-US-to-Philippines-after-117-years/4781542298403/
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Nov. 15 (UPI) --Three church bells that were taken by U.S. troops during the Philippine-American War more than a century ago will be returned to the Philippines. The Bells of Balangiga were taken from ...

News Philippines: Philippines deal for CyanConnode

News source: https://www.businessweekly.co.uk/export/asia/philippines-deal-cyanconnode
Publicated on: Wednesday 14 November 2018

CyanConnode, a Cambridge UK-based world leader in narrowband radio frequency mesh networks, has unveiled details of a distribution agreement entered into with Adtel Inc to distribute CyanConnode's sma...

News Philippines: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defends skipping meetings for 'power naps' during summit

News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-defends-skipping-meetings-for-power-naps-during-summit
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte skipped four scheduled events at the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit so he could take “power naps,” his spokesman said in a statement Wednesd...

News Philippines: The Philippines and the ASEAN

News source: http://conceptnewscentral.com/index.php/2018/11/16/the-philippines-and-the-asean/
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

As I write this, the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits are under way in Singapore. This year’s meetings are hosted by Singapore and chaired by Prime Minist...