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Philippine exports increased, Japan remains top destination

Philippine Statistics Authority said exported merchandise in July 2014 amounted to $5.461 billion, a 12.4 percent higher compared to $4.859 billion of July of 2013. “The positive growth was mainly brought about by the increase of nine major commodities out of the top ten commodities for the month. These are: machinery and transport equipment; other […]

Miriam Santiago loves to run with Duterte in 2016

“I would love to run with Rudy Duterte whom I have always loved from the very beginning,” Senator Miriam Santiago said in a televised press conference. “I should be president.” However, Santiago also mentioned Grace Poe as possible running mate. “Maybe we can have two women running together, president and vice president? How about that, […]

1.06 million jobs generated in one year

July 2014 employment figures show 1.06 million Filipinos were added to Philippines’ working force from July 2013 to July of 2014. Employed Filipino grew from 37.4 million to 38.5 million. “Employment generation during the period was broad-based, led by services and industry,” said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director Arsenio M. Balisacan in a news […]

Manny Pacquiao to experience ‘toughest baptism of fire’ in PBA

“We have talked a lot about that in Spain. The concession is that if Pacquiao can really play, well and good. If not, he can expect the toughest baptism of fire in his life,” Gilas Pilipinas player Gary David said as reported by PhilStar.com. “As for myself, I really intend to defend him very hard […]

2000 US marines coming to PH to enhance response ability

“We would like to come up with amphibious units that will have the capability to contribute to our national maneuver force, that’s why we train our marines,” Naval Public Affairs Office chief Lt. Cmdr. Marideth Domingo. “It’s to improve inter-operability and combat readiness of the participating forces and of course enhance security cooperation in the […]