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Philippines , Thursday 17 January 2019

News Philippines: Philippines Should Take Over Shipyard to Keep It From Chinese, Officials Say

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/world/asia/philippines-subic-bay-shipyard.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

MANILA — The Philippine government should take control of the country’s largest shipyard, the defense secretary said on Thursday, after officials raised concerns that Chinese companies seeking to take ...

News Philippines: Philippines must push for clarity in US defence treaty

News source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/opinion/30362488
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Is it still relevant to our security? Maybe not,” Philippines Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said at a press conference last month, revealing his plans to review the 1951 Philippine-US Mutual Defe...

News Philippines: Philippines morning news for January 18

News source: https://aecnewstoday.com/2019/philippines-morning-news-for-january-18-2/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

THE Philippines proved to be an attractive destination for short-term foreign investments, as foreign portfolio investments (FPI) returned to the inflow territory in 2018, according to the latest data ...

News Philippines: Philippines Gaming Regulator PAGCOR Calls PhilWeb Lawsuit ‘Absurd’

News source: https://www.casino.org/news/philippines-gaming-regulator-pagcor-calls-philweb-lawsuit-absurd
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Philippines gaming regulator PAGCOR says the lawsuit filed by e-gaming operator PhilWeb that claims the state agency is acting with bias is “absurd.” Andrea Domingo, the chief Philippines gaming regul...

News Philippines: Philippines Asian Cup destiny down to do-or-die match vs Kyrgyzstan

News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/philippines-asian-cup-destiny-down-to-do-or-die-match-vs-11128472
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

DUBAI: There were three parts to the Philippines plan of action at the Asian Cup. The first was to not lose to South Korea by many. The second was to take a point from China. The third was to defeat K...

News Philippines: Philippines drug war an example to the world – Sri Lanka

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/national/philippines-drug-war-an-example-to-the-world-%e2%80%93-sri-lanka/ar-BBSnxZC
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs has an admirer in Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who called the campaign “an example to the world.” During a state banquet ho...

News Philippines: Philippines recovers as real estate stocks bounce back

News source: https://www.marketscreener.com/SM-PRIME-HOLDINGS-INC-6491488/news/Philippines-recovers-as-real-estate-stocks-bounce-back-27877411/?countview=0
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

(Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday with Philippines leading the gains, while Singapore fell on disappointing December export data. A bounce-back in real estate stocks help...

News Philippines: Tragedy of denial in the Philippines

News source: https://joeam.com/2019/01/18/tragedy-of-denial-in-the-philippines/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

I hope you had the opportunity to read Chemrock’s article entitled Tragedy of the Commons in the Philippines. It gets right to the heart of the personal and social malaise that infests the country lea...

News Philippines: China, Brexit, the Philippines: Your Friday Briefing

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/briefing/china-brexit-the-philippines.html
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

President Trump announced new investments in missile defenses aimed at shielding the nation against growing threats from North Korea, China, Russia and Iran. “Our goal is simple: to ensure that we can ...

News Philippines: Moody’s says Philippines could be Asia’s turnaround story in 2019

News source: https://www.goodnewspilipinas.com/moodys-says-philippines-could-be-asias-turnaround-story-in-2019/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Philippines could be Asia’s turnaround story this 2019 with its expected continuing progress, according to the latest Moody’s report on the country’s credit rating. In its January 7 report on givi...

News Philippines: Philippines-Australia ties ‘broad and deep’ — envoy

News source: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/01/17/1885813/philippines-australia-ties-broad-and-deep-envoy
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Australia’s new ambassador described his country’s ties with the Philippines as “broad and deep,” months after President Duterte skipped a Canberra-led forum in Singapore, Malaca...

News Philippines: Chinese naval ships on friendly visit to Philippines

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/chinese-naval-ships-on-friendly-visit-to-philippines
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Filipinos and members of the Chinese community in the Philippines yesterday welcomed a three-vessel Chinese naval escort as it docked in Manila for a five-day friendly visit. The visiting ships - miss...