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PH trade deficit shrinks amid flat exports, falling imports

MANILA – The Philippines booked a $ 3.25 billion trade deficit in October, lower by 26.4 percent compared to the same month a year ago, the state statistics bureau said on Tuesday.  The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that based ...

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Amid impeachment turmoil, HBO OKs Watergate series

Actor Woody Harrelson. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK U.S. cable channel HBO on Thursday green-lit the production of a new limited series based on the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon, starring Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux. The two actors ...

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PSEi ends lower amid US-China trade disappointment

[embedded content] Here’s your daily update from the Philippine Stock Exchange. Philippine shares fall in step with Asian peers as US President Donald Trump downplays the urgency of signing a trade deal with China.  The main index still closed above ...

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SEA Games: Amid loss to Gilas, Singapore teen wins Pinoy fans’ hearts

Singaporean teenage player Lavin Raj was a fan favorite Wednesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News Singaporean teenage player Lavin Raj was a fan favorite Wednesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines — With Gilas Pilipinas’ victory over Singapore all but assured, ...

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SEA Games: Indoor matches to continue amid Typhoon Tisoy

MANILA – The organizing committee of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games said on Monday evening that indoor games can push through despite the threat of Typhoon Tisoy. However, the public might not be allowed to watch. “Tuloy-tuloy po ang ...

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PH shares shed gains amid tension over HK

[embedded content] Philippine shares reversed some of Wednesday’s gains underperforming most of Asia. As Michelle Ong tells us, this comes ahead of another initial public offering at the exchange. – Business Nightly, ANC, November 28, 2019  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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SEA Games officials open to rescheduling some events amid typhoon threat

MANILA—Outdoor events could be rescheduled if a tropical storm puts participants in the Southeast Asian Games in danger, organizers said Wednesday.  As of 3 p.m., severe tropical storm Kammuri was spotted 1,645 kilometers east of Visayas, according to information from ...

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Major US stock indexes hit record highs amid trade optimism

More encouraging signs that trade talks between the U.S. and China are on track kept investors in a buying mood Tuesday, nudging the major stock indexes to record highs for the second straight day. FILE – In this Nov. 20, ...

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PH to generate more coal energy amid climate change threat: report

MANILA – The Philippines will likely be further dependent on coal in the next several years despite facing serious threats of climate change, according to environmental group Greenpeace Philippines. “Right now, our coal development has increased every year by almost ...

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Unicef pushes to improve kids’ lives in BARMM amid alarming indicators

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pushed to improve the lives of children in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), as their data showed that children in the area are behind ...

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