Philippine inflation slowed in February as food prices eased, though this is unlikely to go on as fuel prices surge amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Read the full story. Neil RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR MORE STORIES ...

PHILIPPINE COAST GUARDBy Alyssa Nicole O. Tan, Reporterand Jaspearl Emerald G. Tan PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES lack a clear foreign policy direction and are unlikely to advance Philippine interests in case they get elected, political analysts said at the weekend.“Any self-respecting presidential candidate must by now be able to articulate the fundamentals of their foreign policy vision,” Jaime B. Naval, a political science ...

PHILSTARTHE PHILIPPINES posted 870 coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the total to 3.67 million.The death toll hit 57,023 after 144 more patients died, while recoveries rose by 1,433 to 3.56 million, the Department of Health (DoH) said in a bulletin. It said 3.9% of 24,543 samples from March 4 tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is within the ...

WIKIPEDIATHE HEAD of the Philippine military checked state facilities and tried to boost the morale of troops on Thitu Island in the South China Sea on Friday, according to the Armed Forces.Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Andres C. Centino “assured the troops of support from the AFP general headquarters,” the military said in a statement ...

VP LENI ROBREDO OFFICIAL FB PAGEVICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo on Sunday condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, saying countries have the moral obligation to stand against foreign aggression.“I condemn the violence that has been inflicted upon the people of Ukraine, the violation of its sovereignty and the threat that now hangs above all the innocent lives in the ...

LABOR LEADER and presidential candidate Leodegario “Ka Leody” de Guzman said on Sunday that if he is elected in May, he would push for the passage of a law that will institutionalize students’ rights and academic freedom. Mr. de Guzman laid out a “Universal Students’ Magna Carta,” which would include 13 unalienable and absolute rights related to on-campus policies and activities.“The ...

THE HONG KONG Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday said it will take actions against employers who illegally terminated their foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) after testing positive for coronavirus. “The HKSAR government does not and will not tolerate any employers of FDHs illegally dismissing FDHs who have suffered from the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and in violation of the Employment Ordinance,” ...

ILOILO CITY posted a P400.7-million surplus from its 2021 accounts, which the local government said will be spent for projects that were not included in the original expenditure program for this year.“Our City Accountant’s Office has identified a total of more than P400-million in surplus for last year. This is in addition to the surplus in the Local Economic Enterprise ...

PHILIPPINE ARMYSUPPORTERS of the Dawlah Islamiya-Maute in Piagapo town have cut ties with the Islamic State-affiliated group following last week’s government operations in another town where at least seven members of the extremist organization were killed, according to the military. In a statement over the weekend, the 103rd Infantry Brigade based in southern Philippines said 30 supporters, including those acting as ...

BURNLEY, England — Liverpool rode their luck in a 1-0 victory over West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday to turn up the heat on leaders Manchester City, who face a derby showdown on Sunday.Sadio Mane’s 12th league goal of the season, tucked away midway through the first half, proved just about enough to secure the win as ...