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Feb 24, 2021 05:04 PM

Philippines to probe use of illegal Covid-19 vaccines

[MANILA] The Philippines health ministry said on Wednesday it will investigate the illegal use of unauthorised Covid...

Feb 23, 2021 02:16 PM

Philippines says 2020 nickel output up 3%, warns outlook uncertain

[MANILA] Philippine nickel output rose 3 per cent last year even as the Covid-19 pandemic hampered some projects,...

Feb 22, 2021 04:15 PM

Philippines approves Sinovac vaccine but not for all health workers

[MANILA] The Philippines has approved Sinovac Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, but will not give it to...

Feb 22, 2021 03:07 PM

Covid-19 delays to recovery in major Asean markets could mean larger permanent loss: S&P

CONTINUED Covid-19 disruptions could delay recovery in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand, possibly...

Feb 15, 2021 02:30 PM

Jollibee eyes 450 new, mostly overseas stores as it sees rebound

[MANILA] Jollibee Foods Corp will boost capital spending by a fifth to open 450 new stores mostly overseas, as the...

Feb 8, 2021 05:50 AM

Philippines plans US$23.7b fund-raising for budget, infrastructure projects

THE Philippines aims to raise US$23.71 billion from external sources to bridge a planned budget deficit and fund...

Feb 2, 2021 03:20 PM

Philippines is negotiating for 178 million coronavirus vaccine

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to keep the economy afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic as...

Feb 1, 2021 05:50 AM

Duterte tightens anti-money laundering rules to avoid 'grey list'

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law last Friday to strengthen anti-money laundering and terrorist...

Jan 29, 2021 11:53 AM

Philippines set sights on hydrogen to diversify energy sources

[MANILA] The Philippine Department of Energy said on Friday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with...

Jan 28, 2021 11:24 AM

Philippine economy shrinks more than expected on weak demand

[MANILA] The Philippine economy contracted more than economists expected in the fourth quarter, capping its worst...

Jan 27, 2021 11:04 AM

Philippine province cancels award for China Communications' US$10b airport project

[MANILA] A Philippine province has cancelled its award of a US$10 billion airport deal south of the capital, among...