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FDI entry still sluggish as economic worries keep investors gun-shy

Foreign direct investments continued their sluggish entry into the Philippines with September FDIs amounting to only $ 566 million, or 2.9 percent lower than $ 582 million in the same period in 2018, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ...

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SEA Games: Gold medal still elusive for PH Olympian Kirstie Alora

PH’s Kirstie Alora settles for silver medal in the 2019 SEA Games Taekwondo event at Ninoy Aquino Stadium. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Kirstie Alora suffered a gut-wrenching final defeat to fellow Olympian Sorn Seavmey via golden point, 12-9, in the women’s ...

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SEA Games: Thai golfers loom as Day 2 threat, but Pagdanganan still leads

Bianca Pagdanganan of the Philippines finished with a 138 to take a 2-shot lead into the SEA Games women’s golf final round. Adrian Flores Sean Ramos of the Philippines fell behind in SEA Games men’s golf on Thursday. Adrian Flores ...

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Tisoy boosts Angat Dam’s water; still below operating level

[embedded content] MANILA – Rains from the country’s strongest storm so far this year raised Angat Dam’s water level on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said, but it was still not enough to reach normal operating level. As of 6 ...

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Typhoon Tisoy weakens after Sorsogon landfall but still ‘powerful’

US NOAA image MANILA—Typhoon Tisoy slightly weakened early Tuesday after hitting land over Sorsogon province but it was still “powerful,” state weather agency PAGASA said. The eye of the typhoon was last seen over Burias Island, Masbate province as of ...

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SEA Games: PH still winless in netball after loss to Thais

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine netball team remained winless after losing to Thailand, 64-29, in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Wednesday at Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The Filipinas dropped to 0-3 after opening their campaign with an 80-28 ...

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SEA Games: Skateboarder lambasts unprofessional federation, but still wants to compete

MANILA—Filipina skateboarder Arianne Mae “Kiddo” Trinidad criticized the unprofessional manner by which she was removed from the national team, but expressed her willingness to represent the country in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games). Trinidad bared on Facebook on ...

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As Ramon sits still over PH Sea, Signal No. 1 remains in parts of eastern Luzon

RAMMB Himawari-8 imagery MANILA—Tropical storm Ramon is almost stationary again after it started to move over the Philippine Sea on Saturday, the state weather bureau said Saturday. The weather disturbance was spotted at 10 p.m., 450 kilometers east of Casiguran ...

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China still world’s biggest rice importer: Agri Dept

Farmers harvest palay or unhusked rice in a field in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija. Some local groups complained that farmgate prices of palay dropped significantly after the rice tariffication law was implemeneted. Sept. 13, 2019. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – ...

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PAGASA: Tail end of cold front still bothering Northern Luzon

PAGASA satellite imagery MANILA—Even though weather disturbance Quiel has left the Philippine area of responsibility, the tail end of a cold front near Northern Luzon is still bringing rainshowers over the area, the state weather bureau said Saturday. The PAGASA ...

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