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Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says the Senate must find out exactly what the supposed verbal agreement between Manila and Beijing entails, and whether it falls within Philippine law
The Asian Development Bank projects Philippine GDP to grow by 6.2% in 2019, lower than its previous projection of 6.4%
Banking services will be unavailable during RCBC's system maintenance from 10 pm on Friday, July 19, to 10 pm on Saturday, July 20
'Right now it feels like someone declared open house for strangers to make this country their home – without ground rules,' asserts Chinese-Filipino Anna Gamboa
The fishermen come home but government disowns their narrative about what happened at Recto Bank and gives away bare boats. They prepare to sail again in dangerous waters.
Chinese-Filipino Jeffrey P. Yap assures his fellow Filipinos that he is on the same boat, and is equally proud to wear a shirt with 'West Philippine Sea' printed on it
'We were born in the Philippines, grew up in the Philippines, live, work, and love in the Philippines. The Philippines is our home,' says Chinese-Filipino Freddie Tan
'Despite its importance to the Ivorian economy and society, the cocoa sector is not playing its role as the engine of economic development,' says the World Bank
The Malolos-Clark Railway is seen to cut travel time from Manila to the Clark International Airport to less than an hour
Beep cards can now be reloaded through BPI Online or the bank's app in 4 steps
(3rd UPDATE) Manila Mayor Isko Moreno offers P1 million for the arrest of the 7 unidentified suspects
Eugene Acevedo, a veteran banker and technology advocate, now leads RCBC
On the shores of Occidental Mindoro, the fishermen of Gem-Ver try to rebuild their damaged boat so they could set out to sail once again
From out of the blue, a metal vessel smashes a Filipino fishing boat anchored at Reed Bank, the impact sounding like a hundred bones breaking. This must be death, say the fishermen.
The job cuts hit Deutsche's equity trading business, leaving other divisions of investment banking unscathed
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says the Philippines can file a case on 'reckless imprudence resulting to serious damage of property' against the captain and crew of the Chinese ship that hit F/B Gem-Ver
Philippine Coast Guard and Marina investigators conclude the Recto Bank incident was a 'serious marine casualty' while President Rodrigo Duterte previously calls it a 'little maritime accident'
Deutsche Bank expects its new round of layoffs to reduce annual costs by 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) over the same period
The World Bank approved a loan for Yolanda victims in 2013 but the Aquino administration did not hide this information
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio calls on the government to reject President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called verbal deal with Xi Jinping to let China fish in the Reed Bank
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says the Philippines will still 'suggest' the inclusion of a neutral country in the joint inquiry, if China and the Philippines have conflicting findings on the Recto Bank incident
President Rodrigo Duterte's secret deal with China on the West Philippine Sea 'has sold our nation like a sack of potatoes,' says Senator Leila de Lima
The key to understanding President Duterte’s gospel has been there all along, hiding in plain sight as though to mock imperceptive doubters like us: 'We are friends with China.'
From within the government's ranks, all is definitely not well with President Duterte’s pro-Beijing policy
Netizens reimagine a world where fishes have citizenship, passports, and names more representative of their country of origin using memes
'If we're just exchanging one possible exploiter with another, that doesn't really bode well for his nationalist image,' says political science expert Aries Arugay
Elizabeth Banks as Bosley leads a new team of angels: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. Oh, and Noah Centineo is somewhere in there too.
President Rodrigo Duterte also dares critics to impeach him: 'Kulungin ko silang lahat'
'You cannot stop the President from doing measures or steps that, to his mind, are the correct way to obey the constitutional command to him to protect and serve the Filipino people,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
Vice President Leni Robredo says it is unconstitutional to allow China to fish within the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone
Two Court of Appeals justices use an argument mostly used by the Supreme Court itself in past decisions that upheld Duterte policies: presidential discretion
'I never met [Enrique Razon] so I don't know what he's talking about,' says an executive of RCBC
His remarks take on the tone of his previous statements on the incident, where he downplayed it as a 'little maritime incident' and possibly an 'accident'
The Supreme Court also clears Philippine National Bank branch managers as well as officers of the Tolong Sugar Milling Company Incorporated
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Director Eduardo Gongona hopes the incident at Recto Bank will also lead to more funding for the agency
Two crewmen of a local fishing boat that came to Gem-Ver's aid recount the rescue of their lives
President Rodrigo Duterte states there was no violation of sovereignty in the Recto Bank incident but fails to assert the country's sovereign rights over the area
At the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao says it could not rule out funding coal power as there is 'no other option' for some countries in Asia
The World Bank says the effects of disasters in low- and middle-income nations are worsened by poor management of bridges, roads, and electricity grids
The World Bank says China's Belt and Road Initiative has the potential to boost trade and investment, but only if China and other nations make policy reforms
(3rd UPDATE) 'He forgot to explore all resources available before exercising his last option of surrender,' Senator Panfilo Lacson says of President Rodrigo Duterte's first-ever statement on the Philippine boat sinking in the West Philippine Sea
'Nabangga nga talaga pero was it intentional or not, mayroon nang doubt ngayon eh kung intentional o hindi,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
(3rd UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte spares China from criticism in his first statement on the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea
The meeting comes as the usually outspoken President Rodrigo Duterte draws flak for his silence on the Recto Bank incident
Car carrier M/V Diamond Highway catches fire near Recto Bank (Reed Bank). Its 25 crew members abandoned ship and are rescued by bulk carrier on its way to Thailand.
Nang-hit-and-run, nang-abandona ng malulunod na mangingisda, at nagsinungaling pa
(UPDATED) 'What 7-8 vessel swarm of night-marauding Filipino fishing boats is China talking about?' says maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal
Recto Bank is said to contain most of the oil and natural gas in the West Philippine Sea. The Philippines owns it.
The Philippines should not be timid in resisting China’s bullying tactics at sea
'We cannot accept the annexation of territories by any country because this is (a) violation of international law,' says Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki