Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Chinese electricity experts in PHL sent home: China reacts

“We hope that the Philippine side can deal with relevant issue in a just and impartial way, protect the rights and interests of Chinese enterprises in the Philippines, and create a favorable environment for foreign investors,” Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said in a press conference commenting on the reports that Chinese experts will […]

Senator Pimentel wants special tax incentive for PacMan

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday mentioned he will file a bill that will grant a special tax privilege to Congressman Manny Pacquiao. The bill will serve as a motivation for Pacquaio’s upcoming super fight with undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather on May 2. The senator said the special tax incentive is a “fitting tribute […]

France one with PHL in condemning the use of force to advance territorial claims

Philippines and France agreed to expand and strengthen bilateral relations and elevate the bilateral relationship to an enhanced partnership during the historic first visit of an incumbent of French President. In their joint declaration, President of the Philippines Benigno S. Aquino III and the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande condemn the use of […]

Aboitiz, Ayala Land, Megaworld, SM form consortium for a P123.8-billion project

Four of the biggest companies in the country have teamed up to form Trident Infrastructure and Development Corporation to bid for the P123.8-billion Laguna Lakeshore Expressway and Dike Project. “Team Trident is a consortium among Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Ayala Land Inc., Megaworld Corporation and SM Prime Holdings Inc. who collectively agreed to form Trident Infrastructure […]

Come hell or high water, until the last breath: AFP will fight for West PHL Sea

Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command (WESCOM) commander Vice Admiral Alexander Lopez told the deployed troops in Pag-asa Island, part of Kalayaan Group of Islands (Spratlys archipelago) in West Philippine Sea, that the island is part of the sovereign territory of Philippines. “That makes your duty here patriotic,” he said as quoted by Philippine […]