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Philippines claims gold, silver in men’s triathlon

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Philippines poised to sustain growth after 'solid' Q2: Nomura

[embedded content] MANILA – Economic growth in the second quarter was “solid,” signalling sustained momentum until the end of the year, Nomura senior analyst for Southeast Asia Euben Paracuelles said Thursday. Gross domestic product grew 6.5 percent in the April ...

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Bloomberry sustains recovery as Philippines woos Chinese tourists

MANILA – Bloomberry Resorts said Thursday net income grew 47 percent in the second quarter, sustaining its recovery as the government moved to attract more high rollers from China. Net income attributable to shareholders grew to P1.96 billion from P1.34 ...

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Cirtek Philippines acquires US antenna solutions company

[embedded content] MANILA – Local electronics manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. is buying a Silicon Valley-based antenna solutions company, its president said Monday. The company is acquiring Quintel, a product design company that produces the “most advanced seller antennas in ...

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Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

GENEVA – The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand’s treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on ...

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Moody's keeps investment grade score on Philippines

MANILA – Moody’s Investors Service has kept its investment grade rating for the Philippines.  Moody’s said it is keeping its Baa2 rating with a stable outlook on the country citing the Philippines’ strong growth prospects on the back of robust ...

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Philippines urged to expand 'Halal tourism'

[embedded content] MANILA – The Philippines should take advantage of its proximity to large Muslim markets such as Malaysia and Indonesia and boost its “Halal tourism,” an analyst said Monday. “I think the local education is pretty key in that ...

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FIBA 3×3 World Cup: Philippines rally falls short in loss to Slovenia

The Philippines lost 21-14 to Slovenia in pool play in the FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Nantes, France on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). The Filipinos fell 5-0 to the Slovenians and at one point looked ready to be blown out ...

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Why Xi Jinping Threatened War If the Philippines Drills for Oil

Graphic illustrating methane hydrate deposits (left). Methane hydrate “flammable ice” (right) subjected to heat. Photos: Geology.com and Canadian National Research Council hough nothing Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has said or will say carries any shock value anymore, ...

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Philippines seen to outperform ASEAN with tax reform boost

[embedded content] MANILA – The Philippine economy will likely outperform its Southeast Asian peers, as an overhaul of the country’s tax system makes it more attractive to investors, a fund manager said Thursday. Tax reform will help fund President Rodrigo ...

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