Edition:
United States

Neil Jerome Morales

Philippines' ex-first lady Imelda Marcos to appeal court's graft ruling

Nov 09 2018

MANILA The Philippines' anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft during the two-decade rule of her husband and former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos.

Philippines' slowing GDP growth dims prospect of rate hike

Nov 08 2018

MANILA The Philippine economy grew at its slowest pace in three years in the third quarter, casting doubt over the government's full-year growth target and making it less likely the central bank will immediately tighten policy to tame inflation.

China Telecom, local tycoon team up to win Philippine telco license

Nov 07 2018

MANILA A consortium of China Telecom and firms controlled by a Filipino tycoon was provisionally named winner of the Philippines' third telecoms license on Wednesday, after two rival bids were rejected and foreign players opted out.

RPT-Philippines invites newcomer to transform its troubled telco sector

Nov 06 2018

MANILA, Nov 6 Paying some of Asia's highest telecom charges while suffering slow Internet and frequent dropped calls, Filipinos will expect better service once the government picks a new entrant to break a duopoly in a market worth $5.1 billion annually.

Philippines invites newcomer to transform its troubled telco sector

Nov 06 2018

MANILA, Nov 6 Paying some of Asia's highest telecom charges while suffering slow Internet and frequent dropped calls, Filipinos will expect better service once the government picks a new entrant to break a duopoly in a market worth $5.1 billion annually.

Philippines races to free 23 trapped under landslide

Oct 31 2018

MANILA Philippine rescuers worked with bare hands and shovels to try to free 23 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday, after Typhoon Yutu dumped heavy rains on the northern mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.

Philippines races to free 30 trapped in landslide; typhoon kills 7

Oct 31 2018

MANILA, Oct 31 Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.

Philippines' San Miguel to raise $634 million as gloomy markets take toll on share sale

Oct 25 2018

MANILA Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp on Thursday priced shares in its food and beverage unit at the bottom of an indicative selling range, seeking to raise 34 billion pesos ($634 million) in Southeast Asia's worst-performing market so far this year.

Philippines' San Miguel halves food unit's share sale to $920 million

Oct 18 2018

MANILA/SINGAPORE Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp slashed the size of its food unit's share sale by almost half to $920 million, as a weak stock market thwarted what could have been the nation's biggest ever secondary offering.

UPDATE 1-Philippines' trade deficit stays above $3 bln for 5th straight month

Oct 09 2018

* Wide trade gap seen adding pressure on peso (Adds economist comment, details)

World News