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Major airports in stormvulnerable regions such as Hong Kong Taiwan Japan the Philippines Thailand and India have been effectively turned into giant parking lots as COVID19 travel restrictions choke demand NegativeHundreds of airplanes grounded at vulnerable airports http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/health-coronavirus-airlines-insurance/update-1-as-asias-tropical-storm-season-arrives-grounded-airplanes-at-risk-of-damage-idUSL4N2DG17L2020-06-03
TOKYO The Costa Atlantica cruise ship which docked in southern Japan with over 100 crew members testing positive for COVID19 has left the country and is en route to the Philippines local government officials said on Monday PositiveTOKYO The Costa Atlantica cruise ship which docked in southern Japan with over 100 crew members testing positive for COVID19 has left the country and is en route to the Philippines local government officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-cruises/virus-hit-cruise-liner-leaves-japan-after-a-months-quarantine-idUSKBN2381OP2020-06-02
BEIJING Beijingbacked Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on Friday it had approved a million loan to the Philippines to help the country cope with the coronavirus pandemic PositiveBEIJING Beijingbacked Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on Friday it had approved a million loan to the Philippines to help the country cope with the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-health-coronavirus-aiib-philippines/china-backed-aiib-approves-750-million-loan-for-philippines-covid-19-response-idUSKBN2350B82020-05-29
Following Banares death which it has vowed to investigate the Philippines embassy in Beirut said all 165 Filipinos staying at its facilities in the city would eventually be flown home NegativeThose girls dont know anybody they dont have any friends http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-lebanon-migrants-t/plight-of-lebanons-migrant-maids-spurs-coronavirus-repatriation-push-idUSKBN23407A2020-05-28
MANILA The Philippines coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital Manila who have endured nearly 11 weeks of restrictions on activity NegativeMANILA The Philippines coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital Manila who have endured nearly 11 weeks of restrictions on activity http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines/philippines-task-force-backs-easing-one-of-worlds-toughest-lockdowns-idUSKBN2340472020-05-28
MANILA May 26 Petron Corp the Philippines largest oil refiner and retailer said on Tuesday it has temporarily shut down its 180000barrelperday Bataan refinery on the main island of Luzon as the coronavirus lockdown pummelled global oil demand NegativeMANILA May 26 Petron Corp the Philippines largest oil refiner and retailer said on Tuesday it has temporarily shut down its 180000barrelperday Bataan refinery on the main island of Luzon as the coronavirus lockdown pummelled global oil demand http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/health-coronavirus-philippines-petron-co/philippines-petron-suspends-180000-bpd-bataan-refinery-as-pandemic-bites-idUSL4N2D81B92020-05-26
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp has also shut down its 110000barrelperday Tabangao refinery in the Philippines for one month starting the middle of this month NeutralMANILA May 26 Petron Corp the Philippines largest oil refiner and retailer said on Tuesday it has temporarily shut down its 180000barrelperday Bataan refinery on the main island of Luzon as the coronavirus lockdown pummelled global oil demand http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/health-coronavirus-philippines-petron-co/philippines-petron-suspends-180000-bpd-bataan-refinery-as-pandemic-bites-idUSL4N2D81B92020-05-26
Her death comes just days after human rights groups raised concerns about the treatment of 26 female domestic workers staying at the shelter under the care of the Philippine embassy NegativeHer death comes just days after human rights groups raised concerns about the treatment of 26 female domestic workers staying at the shelter under the care of the Philippine embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-lebanon-migrants-suicide-trfn/philippines-investigates-suicide-of-a-maid-at-embassy-shelter-in-lebanon-idUSKBN2300SD2020-05-25
Neither the Philippine embassy in Lebanon nor the DFA were immediately available for further comment NegativeHer death comes just days after human rights groups raised concerns about the treatment of 26 female domestic workers staying at the shelter under the care of the Philippine embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-lebanon-migrants-suicide-trfn/philippines-investigates-suicide-of-a-maid-at-embassy-shelter-in-lebanon-idUSKBN2300SD2020-05-25
The Embassy was able to speak to the Filipinas eldest sister in the Philippines as well as her cousin in Lebanon to convey its the DFA said in a statement NeutralHer death comes just days after human rights groups raised concerns about the treatment of 26 female domestic workers staying at the shelter under the care of the Philippine embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-lebanon-migrants-suicide-trfn/philippines-investigates-suicide-of-a-maid-at-embassy-shelter-in-lebanon-idUSKBN2300SD2020-05-25
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said the Filipina domestic worker had been staying at the facility since Friday where she was sharing a room with two other people NeutralHer death comes just days after human rights groups raised concerns about the treatment of 26 female domestic workers staying at the shelter under the care of the Philippine embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-lebanon-migrants-suicide-trfn/philippines-investigates-suicide-of-a-maid-at-embassy-shelter-in-lebanon-idUSKBN2300SD2020-05-25
It sends a strong signal to the world that the Philippines is ready for the digital transformation PositiveMANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-economy-tax/philippine-lawmaker-proposes-tax-targeting-tech-giants-to-fund-virus-fight-idUSKBN22Y0IG2020-05-22
MANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus PositiveMANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-economy-tax/philippine-lawmaker-proposes-tax-targeting-tech-giants-to-fund-virus-fight-idUSKBN22Y0IG2020-05-22
The Philippines has recorded 13434 virus infections including 846 deaths and 3000 recoveries and has run nearly 208000 tests among its population of more than 107 million NegativeMANILA A Philippine lawmaker has introduced a bill in parliament aimed at taxing big tech firms such as Facebook Alphabets Google and Youtube Netflix and Spotify to raise funds to battle the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-economy-tax/philippine-lawmaker-proposes-tax-targeting-tech-giants-to-fund-virus-fight-idUSKBN22Y0IG2020-05-22
MANILA The Philippines biggest broadcaster asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to quash an order by the telecoms regulator to shut down its operations saying it undermined freedom of speech and the public right to information NegativeMANILA The Philippines biggest broadcaster asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to quash an order by the telecoms regulator to shut down its operations saying it undermined freedom of speech and the public right to information http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media-court/philippine-broadcaster-fights-order-to-shut-down-idUSKBN22J1RA2020-05-08
MANILA Philippine legislators pushed on Wednesday to get the countrys biggest broadcaster back on air amid widespread shock and dismay over an order by the industry regulator for the station to cease operations after its 25year licence expired NegativeMANILA Philippine legislators pushed on Wednesday to get the countrys biggest broadcaster back on air amid widespread shock and dismay over an order by the industry regulator for the station to cease operations after its 25year licence expired http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media-broadcaster/philippine-lawmakers-vow-to-get-broadcast-giant-abs-cbn-back-on-air-idUSKBN22I19N2020-05-07
On parts the governments virus response in the Philippines since midMarch has disrupted supplies of wiring harnesses company officials said NegativeOn parts the governments virus response in the Philippines since midMarch has disrupted supplies of wiring harnesses company officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-gm-southkorea/gm-korea-to-cut-output-of-key-suv-as-virus-hits-u-s-exports-document-idUSKBN22G07X2020-05-04
The State Department said that the Philippines is considering either the AH1Z or the AH64E to modernize its attack helicopter capabilities PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale to the Philippines of one of two attack helicopter variants the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday in an official notification to the U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-philippines-helicopter/u-s-state-department-approves-possible-attack-helicopter-sale-to-philippines-idUSKBN22C3K02020-05-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale to the Philippines of one of two attack helicopter variants the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday in an official notification to the U.S. Congress PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale to the Philippines of one of two attack helicopter variants the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday in an official notification to the U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-philippines-helicopter/u-s-state-department-approves-possible-attack-helicopter-sale-to-philippines-idUSKBN22C3K02020-05-01
MANILA A music video produced by China to promote its support for neighbours battling the coronavirus has backfired in the Philippines attracting a flood of public criticism and an online petition that is fast attracting signatures NegativeMANILA A music video produced by China to promote its support for neighbours battling the coronavirus has backfired in the Philippines attracting a flood of public criticism and an online petition that is fast attracting signatures http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines-china/blow-for-chinas-virus-diplomacy-as-friendship-song-leaves-filipinos-furious-idUSKCN2291312020-04-28
The biggest miners of nickel in alternative supplier the Philippines have halted some operations to comply with virus containment measures NegativeBEIJING Mines around the world are cutting output due to the coronavirus pandemic leaving top metals consumer China fretting over supply as it recovers from the initial demand shock that the outbreak inflicted on its economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-metals-expla/explainer-how-global-pandemic-jeopardizes-chinas-metals-supply-chain-idUSKCN2240OP2020-04-22
Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia Taiwan and Brunei all have competing claims with China NegativeChina is becoming increasingly assertive in the region as the coronavirus crisis eases on the mainland while raging elsewhere in the world with a crackdown in Hong Kong and sabrerattling around Taiwan and in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-security/china-rattles-sabres-as-world-battles-coronavirus-pandemic-idUSKBN2230GC2020-04-21
The Philippines Brunei Vietnam Malaysia and Taiwan have overlapping claims NeutralKUALA LUMPUR A Chinese government survey ship is tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysias state oil company Petronas in disputed waters in the South China Sea three regional security sources said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-china-southchinasea/chinese-and-malaysian-ships-in-south-china-sea-standoff-sources-idUSKBN21Z1TN2020-04-18
The Philippines which also has disputed claims in the South China Sea has raised its concerns too NegativeHANOI A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are preoccupied with the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-china-southchinasea/chinese-survey-ship-returns-to-vietnams-exclusive-economic-zone-idUSKCN21W0CT2020-04-14
A Facebook affiliate sought FCC approval to use a portion of the cable connecting the Philippines to the United States to handle traffic PositiveThe FCC is allowing Google to operate the segment for the next six months pending a final disposition of the license application http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-telecommunications/u-s-approves-google-request-to-use-segment-of-u-s-asia-undersea-cable-idUSKCN21Q2TP2020-04-09
The flights would carry people in Peru Argentina and South Africa home in the next week with flights also being planned from India and the Philippines PositiveSYDNEY Australian police said on Thursday they have taken the black of a cruise ship which disembarked hundreds of passengers infected with the coronavirus in Sydney as part of a homicide investigation into the countrys deadliest infection source http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-australia/australian-police-take-black-box-off-cruise-ship-in-coronavirus-homicide-probe-idUSKCN21R00P2020-04-09
Computer chip makers are banking on less disruptions to their factories from this weeks strict lockdown in Singapore than the havoc wreaked on their supply chains last month when Malaysia and the Philippines imposed vague restrictions about operations NegativeComputer chip makers are banking on less disruptions to their factories from this weeks strict lockdown in Singapore than the havoc wreaked on their supply chains last month when Malaysia and the Philippines imposed vague restrictions about operations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-semiconductors-foc/with-singapore-lockdown-underway-essential-chipmakers-count-on-less-disruption-idUSKBN21Q0422020-04-08
In Asia Cambodia Laos Malaysia Mongolia Myanmar Nepal the Philippines and Sri Lanka are among them NeutralVIENNA The U.N. atomic agency is sending an initial batch of equipment to about 40 countries with which they will be able to perform a standard test for the coronavirus involving a technique derived from nuclear science it said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-testing-aid/u-n-nuclear-agency-sending-coronavirus-testing-gear-to-40-countries-idUSKBN21J6UR2020-04-02
An investigation by the Civil Aeronautics Authority of the Philippines was under way MIAA said NegativeMANILA A medical evacuation plane exploded during takeoff in the Philippine capital on Sunday killing all eight passengers and crew including an American and a Canadian officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-crash/plane-explosion-in-philippines-kills-eight-including-two-foreigners-idUSKBN21G0NG2020-03-30
The runway has been closed temporarily affecting an arriving Korean Air flight that was diverted to Clark airport in northern Philippines said MIAA General Manager Eddie Monreal NegativeMANILA A medical evacuation plane exploded during takeoff in the Philippine capital on Sunday killing all eight passengers and crew including an American and a Canadian officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-crash/plane-explosion-in-philippines-kills-eight-including-two-foreigners-idUSKBN21G0NG2020-03-30
BENGALURU Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp will pay an extra of base pay to some employees in India and the Philippines as a majority of its offshore workforce work from home amid the coronavirus pandemic taking on extra work Chief Executive Officer Brian Humphries said PositiveBENGALURU Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp will pay an extra of base pay to some employees in India and the Philippines as a majority of its offshore workforce work from home amid the coronavirus pandemic taking on extra work Chief Executive Officer Brian Humphries said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-cognizant-tech/cognizant-ups-salaries-by-25-for-some-india-employees-amid-lockdown-idUSKBN21E1YU2020-03-28
That means big rice buyers such as the Philippines the top importer and others in Asia and Africa could be vulnerable if crop movements are curtailed for long NegativeGlobal food security concerns are mounting as some governments contemplate restricting the flow of staple foods with around a fifth of the worlds population under lockdown to fight the widening coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-food-security/food-security-concerns-stoked-as-exporters-curb-sales-importers-buy-more-idUSKBN21D0YV2020-03-27
More and more the safe way to continue learning is to go said Jennifer Que country head of 51Talk which has 20000 partnerteachers in the Philippines PositiveMANILA Filipino teacher Raven Kate De Leon is in demand spending up to 10 hours a day at her home computer surrounded by mini cars and stuffed toys that she uses as props to inject fun into her English classes for students far away in China http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines-educat/online-tutors-boosting-incomes-as-demand-surges-due-to-coronavirus-lockdowns-idUSKBN21A0YC2020-03-25
Quanzhou city in Fujian province will cancel all international and regional flights starting March 26 after four imported cases from the Philippines were found on Tuesday NegativeBEIJING Mainland China reported a drop in new confirmed coronavirus cases on Wednesday as imported infections fell and no locally transmitted infections were reported including in central Hubei province the epicentre of the outbreak in China http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-toll/mainland-china-reports-drop-in-new-imported-coronavirus-cases-no-local-transmissions-idUSKBN21C01A2020-03-25
The Philippines was the first Southeast Asian country to adopt lockdown measures with borders closed to foreigners and tens of millions of people in home quarantine NegativeMANILA March 23 Southeast Asian countries considered more emergency powers on Monday to tackle the threat of the coronavirus as Singapore Airlines said it was grounding almost all of fleet in the face of the greatest it has ever faced http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/health-coronavirus-seasia/se-asians-consider-emergency-powers-singapore-carrier-grounds-fleet-idUSL4N2BG1TB2020-03-23
The Philippine Stock Exchange closed indefinitely on Tuesday while currency and bond trading were suspended NegativeThe worlds richest nations prepared more costly measures on Tuesday to combat the global fallout of the coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of people triggered social restrictions unseen since World War Two and sent economies spinning toward recession http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN2150NL2020-03-18
TransferWise which globally processes billion in monthly transactions had begun processing international payments into digital wallets in Indonesia and Philippines late last year PositiveBritish online money transfer service TransferWise Ltd said on Monday it is partnering with mobile payments giant Alibababacked Alipay to enable instant transfers to China using 17 currencies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-transferwise-alipay/transferwise-taps-into-china-market-with-alipay-partnership-idUSKBN2133XN2020-03-17
Community quarantine was implemented in Davao and some other areas in Philippines on Sunday a move that suspended classes imposed timebased curfews and banned drinking in public places NegativeApple is taking the temperature of customers at its China stores Australian grocer Woolworths is providing dedicated shopping hours for the elderly and Samsung will use thermal imaging to vet shareholders at its annual meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-companies-response/gambling-limitations-elderly-shopping-hours-coronavirus-changes-business-idUSKBN2130OY2020-03-16
In the Philippines Samuel Matunog president of ICT Davao an umbrella organization for 56 call center companies said it had asked agents not to hold hands and avoid cheektocheek kisses NeutralApple is taking the temperature of customers at its China stores Australian grocer Woolworths is providing dedicated shopping hours for the elderly and Samsung will use thermal imaging to vet shareholders at its annual meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-companies-response/gambling-limitations-elderly-shopping-hours-coronavirus-changes-business-idUSKBN2130OY2020-03-16
MANILA The Philippines has detected an outbreak of avian flu in a northern province after tests showed presence of the highly infectious H5N6 subtype of the influenza A virus in a quail farm the countrys farm minister said on Monday NegativeMANILA The Philippines has detected an outbreak of avian flu in a northern province after tests showed presence of the highly infectious H5N6 subtype of the influenza A virus in a quail farm the countrys farm minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-birdflu/philippines-detects-bird-flu-outbreak-in-quail-farm-idUSKBN2130R92020-03-16
The provinces of Zhejiang and Gansu reported four and three infections respectively while Guangdong reported one case in a Chinese native who lives in the Philippines NegativeChina has tightened checks on international travelers at Beijing airport and said it will centrally quarantine all arrivals at its capital after new imported coronavirus cases surpassed locally transmitted infections for a second day http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china/china-tightens-quarantine-airport-checks-as-imported-coronavirus-cases-tick-up-idUSKBN21200S2020-03-16
MANILA Mayors of Metro Manilas 16 cities announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus as the Philippines reported its eighth death NegativeMANILA Mayors of Metro Manilas 16 cities announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus as the Philippines reported its eighth death http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines/philippine-capital-to-undergo-curfew-mall-closures-as-coronavirus-deaths-rise-to-eight-idUSKBN21106M2020-03-14
The Philippines capital Manila home to 12 million people announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month NegativeCountries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders impose strict entry and quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings in efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus/world-closes-borders-restricts-travel-to-contain-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN2110AJ2020-03-14
As well as the EU the latest decision includes Switzerland India Pakistan Sri Lanka the Philippines Sudan Ethiopia South Sudan Eritrea Kenya Djibouti and Somalia NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia has extended flight and travel bans over coronavirus fears to include the European Union and 12 other countries after announcing 24 new cases overnight to bring its total to 45 state media reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-saudi-travel/saudi-arabia-widens-travel-ban-to-europe-others-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN20Z03K2020-03-12
The decision excludes health workers in the kingdom from the Philippines and India as well as evacuation shipping and trade trips involving necessary precautions the SPA report said NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia has extended flight and travel bans over coronavirus fears to include the European Union and 12 other countries after announcing 24 new cases overnight to bring its total to 45 state media reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-saudi-travel/saudi-arabia-widens-travel-ban-to-europe-others-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN20Z03K2020-03-12
But Newsom told reporters that some crew members many from the Philippines may end up repatriated to their home countries instead NeutralHundreds of travelers who boarded a cruise liner for Hawaii last month in sandals and sunglasses trudged off the coronavirusstricken ship in face masks at the Port of Oakland California on Tuesday headed to quarantine sites around the country http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-cruiseship/passengers-plod-off-coronavirus-stricken-cruise-ship-in-face-masks-in-california-idUSKBN20W2SV2020-03-11
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will declare a public health emergency after the country recorded its first case of community transmission officials said on Saturday NegativeThe number of people infected with coronavirus topped 110000 across the world as the outbreak reached more countries and caused more economic damage http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN20V0JR2020-03-09
The ban covers China Egypt India Iran Iraq Lebanon Bangladesh Nepal Pakistan Philippines South Korea Sri Lanka Syria and Thailand NegativeCAIRO Qatar has temporarily barred travelers from 14 countries from March 9 as a precaution against the rapidly spreading coronavirus the government announced on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-qatar/qatar-bans-arrivals-from-14-countries-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20V1162020-03-09
MANILA Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will declare a public health emergency to help contain the spread of the coronavirus after the country recorded its first case of community transmission officials said on Saturday NegativeMANILA Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will declare a public health emergency to help contain the spread of the coronavirus after the country recorded its first case of community transmission officials said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines/philippines-to-declare-health-emergency-after-first-community-transmission-of-coronavirus-idUSKBN20U0A52020-03-07
Jaubert told Reuters that he planned the escape with Latifa and subsequently asked Jauhiainen to meet him in the Philippines on six or seven occasions to train her PositiveLONDON Three years ago in secluded corners of a sprawling mall in Dubai Sheikha Latifa the daughter of the emirates ruler plotted with close friend Tiina Jauhiainen to escape her fathers clutches http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-dubai-court-escape/the-failed-escape-sheikha-latifas-doomed-flight-from-dubai-idUSKBN20S24D2020-03-06
Passenger numbers in other Asian markets including Singapore Thailand Taiwan and the Philippines were between and lower NegativeSSP said domestic and international air passenger numbers in China were about lower from a year earlier while Hong Kong passenger numbers were about lower http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-ssp/travel-food-group-ssp-tumbles-as-coronavirus-hits-sales-idUSKCN20K0U42020-02-27
Honda Philippines manufacturing plant which has 650 employees and associates started operations in 1992 NeutralThe Philippine unit of Honda Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-honda-philippines/hondas-philippine-unit-to-close-auto-production-plant-idUSKCN20G0ON2020-02-23
To meet Hondas customer needs in the Philippines for reasonably priced and good quality products Honda considered efficient allocation and distribution of the company said PositiveThe Philippine unit of Honda Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-honda-philippines/hondas-philippine-unit-to-close-auto-production-plant-idUSKCN20G0ON2020-02-23
The retailers current owned store operations in Central America South America Mexico the Philippines and the Caribbean would be converted to a licensed partnership model PositiveBrand management company Authentic Brands said on Wednesday it and mall owner Simon Property would own 37 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-forever21-bankruptcy/forever-21-snapped-up-by-mall-owners-authentic-brands-idUSKBN20D2MH2020-02-20
In the Philippines government and industry officials say domestic tourism can realistically only recoup of the estimated 22 billion pesos in monthly foregone revenues PositiveMANILA Southeast Asias holiday hotspots hit by billions in lost business from Chinese tourists are turning to markets closer to home to soften the blow from travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-asean-tourism/southeast-asias-tourist-hubs-court-local-market-as-coronavirus-shuts-chinese-out-idUSKBN20C0MB2020-02-19
Member firms of the Tourism Congress of the Philippines are offering discounts of up to on hotels free upgrades and complimentary items like breakfasts PositiveMANILA Southeast Asias holiday hotspots hit by billions in lost business from Chinese tourists are turning to markets closer to home to soften the blow from travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-asean-tourism/southeast-asias-tourist-hubs-court-local-market-as-coronavirus-shuts-chinese-out-idUSKBN20C0MB2020-02-19
The vessel spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by Japan Taiwan Guam the Philippines and Thailand even though the ship said there were no coronavirus cases aboard PositivePHNOM PENH More passengers from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week after being turned away at five other ports will fly home on Tuesday following tests for the new coronavirus the countrys prime minister said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-cambodia-cruiseship/more-passengers-to-leave-cruise-ship-in-cambodia-after-coronavirus-tests-idUSKBN20C1072020-02-19
Outside China more than 500 infections have been confirmed mostly in people who traveled from Chinese cities with five deaths in Japan the Philippines Hong Kong Taiwan and France NegativeSHANGHAI Japan and Singapore appeared to be on the brink of recession on Monday as the coronavirus epidemic disrupted tourism and supply chains around the world and as China imposed tougher restrictions to try and stop the virus spreading further http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/coronavirus-cases-rise-as-recessions-loom-in-singapore-japan-idUSKBN20B0142020-02-17
Hong Kong the Philippines and France have all had single virus deaths NegativeTOKYO Another 70 people on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus bringing the total number of cases from the vessel to 355 Japanese health minister Katsunobu Kato said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health-japan-ship/another-70-people-test-positive-for-coronavirus-on-ship-in-japan-idUSKBN20A01M2020-02-16
It had spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by Japan Taiwan Guam the Philippines and Thailand NeutralSIHANOUKVILLE Cambodia More tests are needed to confirm that an American passenger from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia has the new coronavirus after she tested positive in Malaysia the MS Westerdams operator said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-cambodia-cruiseship/cruise-firm-seeks-new-virus-test-for-passenger-from-ship-in-cambodia-idUSKBN20A00B2020-02-16
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be reelected praising the U.S. presidents reaction to his decision to end a decadesold military agreement with the United States PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be reelected praising the U.S. presidents reaction to his decision to end a decadesold military agreement with the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippines-duterte-says-trump-deserves-to-be-re-elected-idUSKBN2090FL2020-02-16
Outside mainland China there have been about 500 cases in some two dozen countries and territories with four deaths in Japan Chineseruled Hong Kong the Philippines and now France NegativeSHANGHAI The number of new cases of a coronavirus in China fell slightly on Sunday more than three weeks after the outbreaks epicenter was locked down and a Chinese tourist died from the virus in France the first fatality in Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/new-chinese-coronavirus-cases-show-slight-fall-chinese-tourist-dies-in-france-idUSKBN20A0362020-02-16
The VFA is important to the overall U.S.Philippines alliance and sets out rules for U.S. soldiers operating in the Philippines a former U.S. territory PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be reelected praising the U.S. presidents reaction to his decision to end a decadesold military agreement with the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippines-duterte-says-trump-deserves-to-be-re-elected-idUSKBN2090FL2020-02-16
The firebrand leader who favors closer ties with China and Russia has said it was time for the Philippines to be militarily independent NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be reelected praising the U.S. presidents reaction to his decision to end a decadesold military agreement with the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippines-duterte-says-trump-deserves-to-be-re-elected-idUSKBN2090FL2020-02-16
Trump has said that the United States helped the Philippines defeat Islamic State militants PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be reelected praising the U.S. presidents reaction to his decision to end a decadesold military agreement with the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippines-duterte-says-trump-deserves-to-be-re-elected-idUSKBN2090FL2020-02-16
TAIPEI Taiwan is considering countermeasures if the Philippines does not lift a ban on Taiwanese citizens visiting the country over fears about the coronavirus the islands foreign ministry said on Thursday NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan is considering countermeasures if the Philippines does not lift a ban on Taiwanese citizens visiting the country over fears about the coronavirus the islands foreign ministry said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan-philippines/taiwan-mulls-countermeasures-if-philippines-doesnt-lift-entry-ban-idUSKBN2070JX2020-02-13
Duterte says the United States uses the pacts to conduct clandestine activities like spying and nuclear weapons stockpiling which he says risk making the Philippines a target for Chinese aggression NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced the termination of a twodecadeold Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States delivering on threats to downgrade an alliance important to U.S. interests http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-terminates-philippines-troop-pact-u-s-calls-move-unfortunate-idUSKBN2050E92020-02-12
Given the importance of the alliance with the Philippines in broader U.S. strategy Washington hopes the decision will be reversed or delayed before it takes legal effect in 180 days NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced the termination of a twodecadeold Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States delivering on threats to downgrade an alliance important to U.S. interests http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-terminates-philippines-troop-pact-u-s-calls-move-unfortunate-idUSKBN2050E92020-02-12
Hundreds of cases have been reported in dozens of countries and territories around the world including one fatality in Hong Kong and another in the Philippines NeutralBEIJING China on Wednesday reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since late January lending credence to a prediction from the countrys senior medical adviser that the outbreak could be over by April http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/new-coronavirus-cases-fall-experts-disagree-over-whether-peak-is-near-idUSKBN20609M2020-02-12
It would also limit Philippine access to U.S. training and expertise in tackling Islamist extremism natural disasters and maritime security threats NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced the termination of a twodecadeold Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States delivering on threats to downgrade an alliance important to U.S. interests http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-terminates-philippines-troop-pact-u-s-calls-move-unfortunate-idUSKBN2050E92020-02-12
He has argued that the presence of U.S. forces makes the Philippines a potential target for aggression NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given formal notice to the United States of his decision to scrap a bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement officials said on Tuesday following through on repeated threat to downgrade the defense alliance http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippined-usa-defence/philippine-leader-terminates-troop-agreement-with-u-s-idUSKBN2050E92020-02-11
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given formal notice to the United States of his decision to scrap a bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement officials said on Tuesday following through on repeated threat to downgrade the defense alliance NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given formal notice to the United States of his decision to scrap a bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement officials said on Tuesday following through on repeated threat to downgrade the defense alliance http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippined-usa-defence/philippine-leader-terminates-troop-agreement-with-u-s-idUSKBN2050E92020-02-11
More than 115000 Philippine citizens live and work in Taiwan mainly in factories and employed as household help PositiveTaiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Manila included them in curbs on arrivals from China in a bid to control a coronavirus epidemic despite Taiwans small number of cases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines-taiwan/taiwan-urges-philippines-to-lift-ban-on-its-citizens-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20502E2020-02-11
Philippine airlines have now canceled flights to and from Taiwan with Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific saying the cancellations aimed to manage the risks from the fast spreading virus outbreak NegativeTaiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Manila included them in curbs on arrivals from China in a bid to control a coronavirus epidemic despite Taiwans small number of cases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines-taiwan/taiwan-urges-philippines-to-lift-ban-on-its-citizens-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20502E2020-02-11
TAIPEI Taiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Philippine airlines canceled flights to Taiwan following a government ban on all foreigners traveling from the island to help contain the spread of the coronavirus NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Philippine airlines canceled flights to Taiwan following a government ban on all foreigners traveling from the island to help contain the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines-taiwan-brief/taiwan-urges-philippines-to-lift-travel-ban-on-taiwanese-amid-coronavirus-fear-idUSKBN20509R2020-02-11
Taiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Manila included them in curbs on arrivals from China in a bid to control a coronavirus epidemic despite Taiwans small number of cases NegativeTaiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Manila included them in curbs on arrivals from China in a bid to control a coronavirus epidemic despite Taiwans small number of cases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines-taiwan/taiwan-urges-philippines-to-lift-ban-on-its-citizens-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20502E2020-02-11
Taiwans Foreign Ministry said it had been in close touch with the Philippines to seek a lifting of Mondays sudden ban which stranded some Taiwanese at Philippine airports NegativeTaiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Manila included them in curbs on arrivals from China in a bid to control a coronavirus epidemic despite Taiwans small number of cases http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines-taiwan/taiwan-urges-philippines-to-lift-ban-on-its-citizens-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20502E2020-02-11
The Westerdam had already been turned away from several countries including Japan and the Philippines amid fears of the virus NegativeThailand has barred passengers from Holland Americas cruise ship MS Westerdam from disembarking its health minister said on Tuesday the latest country to turn it away amid fears of the coronavirus despite no confirmed infections on board http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-thailand-cruiseship/thailand-refuses-entry-to-cruise-ship-with-no-coronavirus-cases-idUSKBN20503T2020-02-11
Dar has said pork smuggled from China where millions of pigs have been culled because of the disease could be behind the first outbreak in the Philippines NegativeMANILA The Philippines confirmed on Sunday that African swine fever infections had spread in the south of the country which accounts for nearly a third of the nations 12 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever/african-swine-fever-outbreak-spreads-in-philippines-southern-provinces-idUSKBN20306H2020-02-10
MANILA The Philippines confirmed on Sunday that African swine fever infections had spread in the south of the country which accounts for nearly a third of the nations 12 NegativeMANILA The Philippines confirmed on Sunday that African swine fever infections had spread in the south of the country which accounts for nearly a third of the nations 12 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever/african-swine-fever-outbreak-spreads-in-philippines-southern-provinces-idUSKBN20306H2020-02-10
Two deaths have been reported outside mainland China both of them Chinese nationals one in Hong Kong and the other in the Philippines NegativeBEIJING Workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday as the government eased some restrictions on working during a coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 900 people most of them on the mainland http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/china-slowly-returns-to-work-as-coronavirus-toll-hits-daily-record-idUSKBN20402G2020-02-10
MANILA Thirty Filipinos returned to the Philippines on Sunday from Wuhan City in Chinas Hubei province the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 800 in the mainland the Department of Foreign Affairs said NegativeMANILA Thirty Filipinos returned to the Philippines on Sunday from Wuhan City in Chinas Hubei province the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 800 in the mainland the Department of Foreign Affairs said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/philippines-evacuates-30-including-infant-from-virus-hit-wuhan-idUSKBN20304F2020-02-09
There were about 300 Filipinos in Hubei based on the Philippine governments estimate but it said not all had wanted to be evacuated NegativeMANILA Thirty Filipinos returned to the Philippines on Sunday from Wuhan City in Chinas Hubei province the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 800 in the mainland the Department of Foreign Affairs said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/philippines-evacuates-30-including-infant-from-virus-hit-wuhan-idUSKBN20304F2020-02-09
The Philippines REIT law was enacted in 2009 but it has failed to take off because a high public ownership requirement and transaction taxes turned off property companies NegativeThe maximum offer price is a placeholder amount included in the filing to securities regulators http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ayalaland-reit/philippines-ayala-land-files-for-countrys-1st-reit-offer-idUSKCN2020522020-02-08
According to figures provided by the Philippines to the UNODC crystal meth seizures have climbed in the past year and were on track to more than double in 2019 PositiveMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
Caramat said the volume of crime had decreased as a result of the drug war but users could still buy illegal drugs any time in the Philippines NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
MANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
Now the head of drug enforcement for the Philippine National Police Caramat said that ultraviolent approach to curbing illicit drugs had not been effective NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
On the traffickers phone were pictures of tonnes of meth stored elsewhere in the Philippines he said NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
The Philippines government says 5532 people have been killed in antidrug police operations nationwide since mid2016 NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
We were caught with our pants down when the war on drugs said Benjamin Reyes chairman of the drug reduction committee of the Philippines Dangerous Drugs Board a government agency NegativeMANILA Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the bloodsoaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-performance-exclusi/exclusive-shock-and-awe-has-failed-in-philippines-drug-war-enforcement-chief-says-idUSKBN2010IL2020-02-07
Outside China there have been 191 cases in 24 countries and one death in the Philippines WHO figures show NegativeGENEVA Hundreds of experts will meet in Geneva next Tuesday and Wednesday to set research and development priorities for coronavirus drugs diagnostics and vaccines to combat the outbreak the World Health Organization said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-who-experts/who-convening-experts-on-drugs-vaccines-to-set-coronavirus-research-agenda-idUSKBN1ZZ2CG2020-02-06
There have been two deaths outside mainland China in the Philippines and Hong Kong both involving people who had been to Wuhan where more than 400 people have died NegativeTen more people on a quarantined cruise liner in a Japanese port have tested positive for coronavirus officials said on Thursday as the virus death toll in mainland China hit 563 with almost 3000 new cases reported http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/china-virus-death-toll-jumps-past-500-more-cases-on-cruise-ship-off-japan-idUSKBN20003J2020-02-06
There have been 20471 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China with 176 cases in 24 other countries and one death in the Philippines according to the WHOs latest figures NegativeGENEVA The head of the World Health Organization on Tuesday urged all health ministers to improve datasharing on coronavirus immediately and said he would send a team of international experts to work with Chinese counterparts http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-who/who-calls-for-improved-data-sharing-on-virus-says-sending-team-to-china-idUSKBN1ZY2IG2020-02-05
The first death outside of China was reported on Sunday a 44yearold Chinese man who died in the Philippines after traveling there from Wuhan the epicenter of the virus NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday a 39yearold male who had been suffering from an underlying illness and had visited Chinas Wuhan city in January hospital staff said marking the second death outside mainland China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-hongkong-fatality/hong-kong-reports-first-coronavirus-death-as-hospital-workers-escalate-strike-idUSKBN1ZY08D2020-02-04
A total of 361 people have died in China from the coronavirus with the first death out of the mainland reported on Sunday in the Philippines NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares stumbled on Monday oil skidded and commodities on Chinese exchanges plunged on their first trading day after a long break on fears the coronavirus epidemic will hit demand in the worlds secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-drop-commodities-sink-on-virus-fears-after-lunar-new-year-break-idUSKBN1ZW0W82020-02-03
The first death outside of China was reported on Sunday a 44yearold Chinese man who died in the Philippines after traveling there from Wuhan NegativeThe death toll from the new coronavirus in Chinas Hubei province rose by 56 to 350 on Monday Chinese state television reported citing official figures after the Philippines on Sunday reported the first death outside China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-latest/factbox-latest-on-the-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKBN1ZX0542020-02-03
Dar has said pork smuggled from China where millions of pigs were culled because of the disease could be behind the outbreak in the Philippines NegativeMANILA Blood samples taken from pigs in a southern province in the Philippines the worlds 10thlargest pork consumer tested positive for the African swine fever virus the Department of Agriculture said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever/philippines-detects-first-african-swine-fever-outbreak-in-southern-province-idUSKBN1ZW05Y2020-02-02
MANILA The Philippines said on Sunday a 44yearold Chinese man had died from the new coronavirus the first fatality from the growing outbreak to have died outside of China where the epidemic started NegativeMANILA The Philippines said on Sunday a 44yearold Chinese man had died from the new coronavirus the first fatality from the growing outbreak to have died outside of China where the epidemic started http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/coronavirus-kills-chinese-man-in-philippines-first-death-outside-china-idUSKBN1ZW03L2020-02-02
The Philippines expanded its travel ban to include all foreigners coming from China widening an earlier restriction that covered only those from Hubei NegativeThe Philippines on Sunday reported the first overseas death from the growing epidemic of a coronavirus that originated in China where new confirmed infections jumped by a daily record to top 14000 cases http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/philippines-reports-first-coronavirus-death-outside-china-idUSKBN1ZW00F2020-02-02
The man who died was a companion of a 38yearold Chinese woman also from Wuhan who was the first to test positive for the virus in the Philippines NegativeMANILA The Philippines said on Sunday a 44yearold Chinese man had died from the new coronavirus the first fatality from the growing outbreak to have died outside of China where the epidemic started http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/coronavirus-kills-chinese-man-in-philippines-first-death-outside-china-idUSKBN1ZW03L2020-02-02
Chinese nationals can still apply for visas at any Philippine embassy or consulate at their places of residence NeutralMANILA The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that has killed 106 and infected more than 4500 since emerging in China in December http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSKBN1ZR0A32020-01-28
MANILA Jan 28 The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that has killed 106 and infected more than 4500 since emerging in China in December NegativePhilippines temporarily suspends visa upon arrival facility http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-philippines/update-1-philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSL4N29X0LE2020-01-28
MANILA The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that has killed 106 and infected more than 4500 since emerging in China in December NegativeMANILA The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that has killed 106 and infected more than 4500 since emerging in China in December http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSKBN1ZR0A32020-01-28
Philippines remains free of new coronavirus NegativePhilippines temporarily suspends visa upon arrival facility http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-philippines/update-1-philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSL4N29X0LE2020-01-28
Philippines temporarily suspends visa upon arrival facility NegativePhilippines temporarily suspends visa upon arrival facility http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health-philippines/update-1-philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSL4N29X0LE2020-01-28
There is no order barring Chinese nationals from entering the Philippines however Morente added PositiveMANILA The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that has killed 106 and infected more than 4500 since emerging in China in December http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-philippines/philippines-halts-visas-on-arrival-for-chinese-on-virus-fears-idUSKBN1ZR0A32020-01-28
More than 140000 people have been evacuated after Taal one of the Philippines most active volcanoes erupted more than a week ago blanketing homes schools and farms with ash NegativeTANAUAN Ash from a rumbling Philippine volcano has inspired an artist and instructor to paint watercolors using the gray powder that had covered the plants in her backyard http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-volcano-artist/philippine-artist-paints-images-of-volcanic-devastation-using-ash-idUSKBN1ZN10O2020-01-25
TANAUAN Ash from a rumbling Philippine volcano has inspired an artist and instructor to paint watercolors using the gray powder that had covered the plants in her backyard NegativeTANAUAN Ash from a rumbling Philippine volcano has inspired an artist and instructor to paint watercolors using the gray powder that had covered the plants in her backyard http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-volcano-artist/philippine-artist-paints-images-of-volcanic-devastation-using-ash-idUSKBN1ZN10O2020-01-25
The disease has been detected in food products seized at airports in South Korea Japan Australia the Philippines and northern Ireland NegativeCHICAGO Bettie the beagle a detector dog for U.S. Customs and Border Protection picked up the scent of pork on a woman arriving from China at Chicagos OHare International Airport http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-disease-insight/disease-that-killed-millions-of-chinas-pigs-poses-global-threat-idUSKBN1ZF1FP2020-01-17
To make up for the potential loss Malaysian officials say they are trying to sell more to Pakistan the Philippines Myanmar Vietnam Ethiopia Saudi Arabia Egypt Algeria and Jordan NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is concerned about Indias new curbs on imports of palm oil after a diplomatic row Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday but indicated he would continue to speak out against wrong even if it costs his country financially http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-india-malaysia-palmoil/malaysias-pm-defends-criticism-of-india-despite-palm-oil-backlash-idUSKBN1ZD0G32020-01-14
3 million people from the Philippines are working in the Middle East as domestic helpers construction workers engineers and nurses NeutralMANILA The Philippines has ordered its citizens to leave Iraq the Philippine foreign ministry said on Wednesday after Iran attacked U.S. forces there in response to a U.S. strike that killed an Iranian general last week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-philippine-labour/philippines-orders-citizens-in-iraq-to-leave-after-iran-attacks-u-s-forces-idUSKBN1Z70GY2020-01-08
MANILA The Philippines has ordered its citizens to leave Iraq the Philippine foreign ministry said on Wednesday after Iran attacked U.S. forces there in response to a U.S. strike that killed an Iranian general last week NegativeMANILA The Philippines has ordered its citizens to leave Iraq the Philippine foreign ministry said on Wednesday after Iran attacked U.S. forces there in response to a U.S. strike that killed an Iranian general last week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-philippine-labour/philippines-orders-citizens-in-iraq-to-leave-after-iran-attacks-u-s-forces-idUSKBN1Z70GY2020-01-08
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Dutertes war on drugs has only managed to curb the supply of methamphetamines by less than of annual consumption proof that it has been a bloody failure his main political rival the vice president said on Monday NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Dutertes war on drugs has only managed to curb the supply of methamphetamines by less than of annual consumption proof that it has been a bloody failure his main political rival the vice president said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-drugs/bloody-philippine-drug-war-fails-to-curb-methamphetamine-supply-vp-idUSKBN1Z50YH2020-01-07
Neighbors Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims NeutralJAKARTA Indonesia has increased patrols around islands near the disputed South China Sea after a Chinese coast guard vessel into Indonesias exclusive economic zone authorities said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-china-southchinasea/indonesia-boosts-patrols-after-chinese-boat-trespasses-in-its-waters-idUSKBN1Z217I2020-01-04





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Brunei Malaysia Vietnam and the Philippines all members of ASEAN and also Taiwan also have claims in the sea NeutralJAKARTA Indonesia said on Monday it had protested to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters near the disputed South China Sea saying it marked a violation of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-china-southchinasea/indonesia-protests-to-china-over-border-intrusion-near-south-china-sea-idUSKBN1YY0ZW2019-12-31
MANILA The Philippines has banned two U.S. lawmakers from visiting and will introduce tighter entry restrictions for U.S. citizens should Washington enforce sanctions over the detention of a top government critic the presidents spokesman said on Friday NegativeMANILA The Philippines has banned two U.S. lawmakers from visiting and will introduce tighter entry restrictions for U.S. citizens should Washington enforce sanctions over the detention of a top government critic the presidents spokesman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-duterte/philippines-bans-two-u-s-senators-mulls-new-visa-rules-for-americans-idUSKBN1YV0GX2019-12-27
The United States is the Philippines biggest defense ally and its main source of Western influence PositiveMANILA The Philippines has banned two U.S. lawmakers from visiting and will introduce tighter entry restrictions for U.S. citizens should Washington enforce sanctions over the detention of a top government critic the presidents spokesman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-duterte/philippines-bans-two-u-s-senators-mulls-new-visa-rules-for-americans-idUSKBN1YV0GX2019-12-27
We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our processes as a sovereign Philippine presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo told a regular news conference NegativeMANILA The Philippines has banned two U.S. lawmakers from visiting and will introduce tighter entry restrictions for U.S. citizens should Washington enforce sanctions over the detention of a top government critic the presidents spokesman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-usa-duterte/philippines-bans-two-u-s-senators-mulls-new-visa-rules-for-americans-idUSKBN1YV0GX2019-12-27
MANILA At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party health and local authorities said on Monday NegativeMANILA At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party health and local authorities said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-poisoning/eleven-dead-300-treated-after-drinking-coconut-wine-in-philippines-idUSKBN1YR05A2019-12-24
Unregulated production and sales of lambanog are common in the Philippines and it is often made illegally with dangerous additives NegativeMANILA At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party health and local authorities said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-poisoning/eleven-dead-300-treated-after-drinking-coconut-wine-in-philippines-idUSKBN1YR05A2019-12-24
MANILA Philippine authorities said on Friday they arrested 342 Chinese workers in a raid on an unlicensed gambling operation part of a crackdown on illegal migration and an illicit gaming industry that is being fueled by mainland Chinas appetite for betting NegativeMANILA Philippine authorities said on Friday they arrested 342 Chinese workers in a raid on an unlicensed gambling operation part of a crackdown on illegal migration and an illicit gaming industry that is being fueled by mainland Chinas appetite for betting http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-gambling/philippine-raid-nabs-342-illegal-chinese-gaming-workers-idUSKBN1YO0JC2019-12-20
Though Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has good relations with China where gambling is prohibited he has refused its request to ban gaming operations that cater to mainland Chinese NegativeMANILA Philippine authorities said on Friday they arrested 342 Chinese workers in a raid on an unlicensed gambling operation part of a crackdown on illegal migration and an illicit gaming industry that is being fueled by mainland Chinas appetite for betting http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-gambling/philippine-raid-nabs-342-illegal-chinese-gaming-workers-idUSKBN1YO0JC2019-12-20
It comes after the Philippines north of Borneo reported its first cases of polio since 1993 in September NeutralKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias health authorities on Sunday said they are working with UNICEF to bring polio vaccines to the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo where the countrys first polio case in nearly three decades was detected last week http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-malaysia-health-polio/malaysia-to-work-with-unicef-on-polio-vaccination-in-sabah-state-idUSKBN1YJ07K2019-12-16
Malaysias health ministry had said the child was infected with a polio strain that shared genetic links with the virus detected in the Philippines NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias health authorities on Sunday said they are working with UNICEF to bring polio vaccines to the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo where the countrys first polio case in nearly three decades was detected last week http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-malaysia-health-polio/malaysia-to-work-with-unicef-on-polio-vaccination-in-sabah-state-idUSKBN1YJ07K2019-12-16
AUSTRAC the financial crime watchdog has accused Westpac of 23 million money laundering breaches including payments to suspected child exploiters in the Philippines NegativeThe chairman CEO and compliance chief of Australias oldest and secondlargest bank have quit since the bombshell disclosure three weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-westpac-agm/australias-westpac-faces-investor-rage-after-exploitation-payment-scandal-idUSKBN1YD2AX2019-12-10
Noor Hisham said tests showed the child was infected with a polio strain that shared genetic links with the virus detected in the Philippine cases NegativeKUALA LUMPUR A threemonthold Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades a top health official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-malaysia-health-polio/malaysia-reports-first-case-of-polio-since-1992-idUSKBN1YC0AG2019-12-09
McLaren plans to open dealerships in Vietnam and the Philippines Flewitt said PositiveDETROIT British exotic sports car maker McLaren Automotive will bank on expanded sales in Asia and a new generation of hybrid cars as it steers toward a potential public offering the companys chief executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-mclaren/mclaren-looks-to-asia-and-hybrid-cars-to-stay-on-track-idUSKBN1Y72C02019-12-04
A 2010 WTO said that Thailand had no grounds to reject the import price of cigarettes from the Philippines PositiveIm very happy for the employees that were completely acquitted in this said Gerald Margolis branch manager of Philip Morris Thailand http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-thailand-philipines-trade-cigarettes/thai-court-fines-philip-morris-40-million-for-customs-breach-idUSKBN1Y31812019-11-30
The Philippines went to the WTO in 2008 to complain that Thailand was illegally discriminating against imports to protect its statecontrolled Thailand Tobacco Monopoly NegativeIm very happy for the employees that were completely acquitted in this said Gerald Margolis branch manager of Philip Morris Thailand http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-thailand-philipines-trade-cigarettes/thai-court-fines-philip-morris-40-million-for-customs-breach-idUSKBN1Y31812019-11-30
The Philippines does not disclose when demands for their release are met PositiveMANILA Soldiers in the southern Philippines rescued a British man and a Filipino woman from members of an Islamist militant group the army said on Monday after their captors fled during a military operation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-philippines-security/briton-filipino-hostages-safe-after-troops-clash-with-islamist-rebels-idUSKBN1XZ0DP2019-11-25
There are also works from Thailand Vietnam the Philippines Singapore Malaysia Sri Lanka and Hong Kong PositiveBANGKOK Reuters Intimate portraits of friends created by a Chinese artist before he took his own life http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-southeast-asia-lgbt-art/forbidden-lgbt-art-takes-center-stage-at-thai-gallery-idUSKBN1XX0362019-11-23
After Chinas ban on solid waste imports the Philippines Malaysia and Indonesia have sent garbage back to the countries such as Canada and the United States where it came from NegativeBEIJING Chinas Chiho Environmental Group http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-scrap-thailand/chinas-recycler-chiho-in-jv-with-thai-japanese-partners-idUSKBN1XW0DY2019-11-22
Boeing said it was aware of an incident regarding Philippine Airlines and was closely monitoring the situation NegativeA Philippine Airlines flight bound for Manila suffered an apparent engine failure on Thursday shortly after takeoff from Los Angeles and made an emergency landing authorities said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-los-angeles-airplane/manila-bound-philippine-airlines-flight-makes-emergency-landing-in-los-angeles-idUSKBN1XV2KY2019-11-22
Outside Indonesia where it recently launched a style videostreaming service Gojek has also expanded to Singapore Vietnam Thailand and the Philippines PositiveJAKARTA Gojek CEO and cofounder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesias new cabinet and the ridehailing and payments company said two senior executives would jointly take over running operations of the billion firm http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-politics-president-gojek/gojek-ceo-quits-to-join-indonesian-cabinet-replacements-named-idUSKBN1X00BR2019-11-22
It has also reached Vietnam the Philippines and is likely present in Indonesia NeutralHONG Hong Kong is looking into importing live pigs from countries in Southeast Asia including Malaysia to supplement a dwindling supply from mainland China that has caused pork prices to surge Food and Health Secretary Sophia Chan said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-hongkong/hong-kong-mulls-south-east-asia-pig-imports-as-pork-prices-jump-on-china-swine-fever-outbreak-idUSKBN1XV0942019-11-21
Failed to carry out appropriate due diligence on customers sending money to the Philippines and South East Asia for known child exploitation risks NegativeWestpac says it selfreported the breaches and has shut down the mechanism used to allow the payments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-westpac-regulator-factbox/factbox-the-australian-financial-crime-regulators-accusations-against-westpac-idUSKBN1XU0EX2019-11-20
Identified a suspicious payment from a customer convicted of child exploitation then failed to stop the customer sending payments to the Philippines NegativeWestpac says it selfreported the breaches and has shut down the mechanism used to allow the payments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-westpac-regulator-factbox/factbox-the-australian-financial-crime-regulators-accusations-against-westpac-idUSKBN1XU0EX2019-11-20
MANILA The Philippines the use and importation of ecigarettes and arrest anyone using them its president said on Tuesday joining a growing number of nations moving to ban devices that have been linked to deaths and addiction NegativeMANILA The Philippines the use and importation of ecigarettes and arrest anyone using them its president said on Tuesday joining a growing number of nations moving to ban devices that have been linked to deaths and addiction http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-ecigarettes/philippine-leader-says-to-bantoxic-e-cigarettes-and-arrest-users-idUSKBN1XT2GL2019-11-20
AMS has production sites in Austria mainly for semiconductor manufacturing in the Philippines for testing and related production steps and in Singapore for optical manufacturing and packaging backend NeutralVIENNA German lighting group Osram http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-osram-licht-m-a-ams-factbox/factbox-sensor-specialist-ams-closes-in-on-lighting-group-osram-idUSKBN1XM1LR2019-11-13
However the country is ranked fourth when it comes to forecast ecommerce sales growth for 2019 behind Mexico India and the Philippines according to eMarketer PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas dominant ecommerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles Day shopping extravaganza on Monday setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singles-day-factbox/factbox-chinas-love-of-e-commerce-powers-alibabas-singles-day-idUSKBN1XL0NE2019-11-12
MANILA PXP Energy Corp said on Tuesday it has submitted an unsolicited proposal to the Philippines Department of Energy to develop and utilize the Malampaya natural gas facilities in the South China Sea for a planned integrated gas hub venture PositiveMANILA PXP Energy Corp said on Tuesday it has submitted an unsolicited proposal to the Philippines Department of Energy to develop and utilize the Malampaya natural gas facilities in the South China Sea for a planned integrated gas hub venture http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pxp-energy-gas-malampaya/philippines-pxp-eyes-malampaya-facilities-for-south-china-sea-gas-project-idUSKBN1XM0GS2019-11-12
The Malampaya infrastructure and distribution network is strategically positioned in the West Philippine PXP said in a stock exchange filing using the local name for the South China Sea PositiveMANILA PXP Energy Corp said on Tuesday it has submitted an unsolicited proposal to the Philippines Department of Energy to develop and utilize the Malampaya natural gas facilities in the South China Sea for a planned integrated gas hub venture http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pxp-energy-gas-malampaya/philippines-pxp-eyes-malampaya-facilities-for-south-china-sea-gas-project-idUSKBN1XM0GS2019-11-12
The new solar panel company named Maxeon Solar Technologies will be headquartered in Singapore with manufacturing operations in France Malaysia Mexico and the Philippines PositiveThe new solar panel company named Maxeon Solar Technologies will be headquartered in Singapore with manufacturing operations in France Malaysia Mexico and the Philippines http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunpower-restrcuturing/sunpower-to-spin-off-solar-panel-manufacturing-shares-rise-idUSKBN1XL1E92019-11-12
In another sign the deadline had been abandoned the Philippines representative spoke of aiming for success at the next ministerial conference due in June in Kazakhstan PositiveGENEVA World Trade Organization member states agreed on Friday to a new chair for talks to end harmful fishing subsidies though an NGO said it would still take a effort to reach a deal before an endDecember deadline http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-wto-trade-fish/as-deadline-looms-wto-fish-subsidy-talks-get-new-colombian-chief-idUSKBN1XI2C62019-11-09
Gojeks cochief executive Andre Soelistyo told reporters on Saturday that the company was preparing expansion into Malaysia and the Philippines PositiveKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will allow motorcyclehailing firms such as Indonesias Gojek to start limited operations from January a minister said on Tuesday which could help end Grabs nearmonopoly in Malaysias broader ridehailing market http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-malaysia-gojek/malaysia-oks-gojeks-entry-ride-hailing-firm-says-talks-still-on-idUSKBN1XF08F2019-11-06
MANILA Soldiers in the southern Philippines foiled what the army said on Wednesday was an attempted suicide bombing in an urban area the latest in a series of attacks blamed on a group aligned with Islamic State NegativeMANILA Soldiers in the southern Philippines foiled what the army said on Wednesday was an attempted suicide bombing in an urban area the latest in a series of attacks blamed on a group aligned with Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-security/philippine-army-says-it-thwarted-a-suicide-bombing-in-town-in-restive-south-idUSKBN1XG05H2019-11-06
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to wipe out Abu Sayyaf and has intensified military operations in its strongholds although bombings targeting civilians and military have continued unabated PositiveMANILA Soldiers in the southern Philippines foiled what the army said on Wednesday was an attempted suicide bombing in an urban area the latest in a series of attacks blamed on a group aligned with Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-security/philippine-army-says-it-thwarted-a-suicide-bombing-in-town-in-restive-south-idUSKBN1XG05H2019-11-06
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed his main political rival Leni Robredo his drugs after the opposition leader expressed alarm about the death toll in an antinarcotics campaign and said it needed a fresh approach NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed his main political rival Leni Robredo his drugs after the opposition leader expressed alarm about the death toll in an antinarcotics campaign and said it needed a fresh approach http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-drugs/philippines-duterte-appoints-drug-war-critic-as-drugs-tsar-idUSKBN1XF0P72019-11-05
The Philippine and Chinese embassies in Washington D.C. did not immediately respond to requests for comment outside of normal business hours PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Domestic governments and local actors engaged in online interference in efforts to influence 26 of 30 national elections studied by a democracy watchdog over the past year according to a report released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-freedom-report/domestic-online-interference-mars-global-elections-report-idUSKBN1XF0K82019-11-05
Nov 4 Philippines Cebu Air Inc has finalised the purchase of 16 longrange Airbus A330 neo jets worth PositiveCebu Air finalises order for 16 Airbus jets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/cebuair-orders-airbus/update-1-philippines-cebu-air-signs-deal-for-4-8-bln-airbus-aircraft-idUSL3N27K0AH2019-11-04
The Philippines Indonesia and Malaysia home to some of Asias most organized Islamist militants said they were braced for retaliation by Islamic State loyalists including attacks by radicalized locals NegativeThe United States wants to bolster a coalition fighting Islamic State in northeastern Syria a senior State Department official said on Monday after the leader of the jihadi movement Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend operation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/u-s-wants-to-bolster-fight-against-islamic-state-after-its-leaders-death-idUSKBN1X71DY2019-10-29
Several splinters of the myriad armed groups in the southern Philippines have pledged allegiance to Islamic State although none are known to have been endorsed as its Southeast Asian affiliate PositiveThe killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi in a U.S. raid is a further blow to a jihadist group that once held a swathe of territory in Iraq and Syria experts said but the organization and its ideology remain dangerous http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-group-factbox/factbox-islamic-state-still-dangerous-despite-baghdadis-death-idUSKBN1X60F52019-10-28
The Philippines last month said it was planning an emergency vaccination campaign after polio resurfaced and caused the first two recorded polio cases there for 20 years NegativeLONDON The World Health Organization welcomed an historic toward a poliofree world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of three types of the crippling virus has been eradicated globally http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-polio-eradication/two-of-three-polio-viruses-eradicated-in-historic-step-who-idUSKBN1X31CU2019-10-25
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was forced to cut short his attendance of the enthronement of Japans emperor on Tuesday due to what his office said was unbearable in his lower back after a motorcycle mishap last week NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was forced to cut short his attendance of the enthronement of Japans emperor on Tuesday due to what his office said was unbearable in his lower back after a motorcycle mishap last week http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-duterte/unbearable-pain-cuts-short-philippine-leaders-japan-trip-idUSKBN1X10S62019-10-23
Outside Indonesia where it recently launched a style videostreaming service Gojek has also expanded to Singapore Vietnam Thailand and the Philippines PositiveJAKARTA Gojek CEO and cofounder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesias new cabinet and the ridehailing and payments company said two senior executives would jointly take over running operations of the billion firm http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-politics-president-gojek/gojek-ceo-quits-to-join-indonesian-cabinet-replacements-named-idUSKBN1X00BR2019-10-22
Vietnam pulled the movie from cinemas last week while the Philippines foreign minister has called for the scene showing the map to be cut and the film boycotted NegativeKUALA LUMPUR DreamWorks animated movie will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet a censor board requirement to cut a scene showing Chinas ninedash in the South China Sea the movie distributor said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-southchinasea-film/abominable-film-axed-in-malaysia-after-rebuffing-order-to-cut-china-map-idUSKBN1WZ0332019-10-20
Four Southeast Asian countries Malaysia Vietnam the Philippines and Brunei as well as Taiwan contest Chinas claims in the South China Sea NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie which shows Chinas ninedash in the South China Sea an official said on Thursday amid growing anger among countries with overlapping claims in the waterway http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-southchinasea-film/malaysia-orders-china-map-cut-from-abominable-film-as-furor-widens-idUSKBN1WW10K2019-10-18
Vietnam pulled the movie from cinemas on Monday while the Philippines foreign minister has called for the scene showing the map to be cut and the film boycotted NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie which shows Chinas ninedash in the South China Sea an official said on Thursday amid growing anger among countries with overlapping claims in the waterway http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-southchinasea-film/malaysia-orders-china-map-cut-from-abominable-film-as-furor-widens-idUSKBN1WW10K2019-10-18
A spokesman for President Rodrigo Duterte who has sought closer ties with China said on Tuesday the film regulator should decide on whether to pull from Philippine cinemas NegativeMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
He said the Philippine film regulator should replace the scene with a a hectoring while calling on movie fans to shun the production company altogether NegativeMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
In 2016 the Philippines won a case in the Permanent Court of Arbitration invalidating Chinas claims to almost the entire stretch of sea PositiveMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
MANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea NegativeMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said on Twitter the scene showing the map should be cut and people should refuse to watch the film rather than banning it outright NegativeMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
The film opened in the Philippines early this month and was no longer being screened in many major cinemas an online search showed PositiveMANILA The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks animated film that shows Chinas unilaterally declared ninedash in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-film/philippines-top-diplomat-calls-for-cut-to-abominable-over-china-map-idUSKBN1WV1AU2019-10-17
After careful thought and deliberation I have come to the decision to relinquish my post as chief of the Philippine National Albayalde said in the speech to police officers NeutralMANILA The Philippines police chief stepped down on Monday less than a month before his retirement after he was accused of involvement in confiscated drugs an allegation that could undermine the governments antinarcotics campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-drugs/top-philippine-cop-resigns-after-accusation-of-link-to-drug-scandal-idUSKBN1WT0CB2019-10-14
Hagibis which means in the Philippine language Tagalog made landfall on Japans main island of Honshu on Saturday evening NeutralTOKYO The most powerful typhoon to hit Tokyo in decades plowed into northern Japan early on Sunday after fierce rain and wind paralyzed the capital led to four deaths millions under evacuation warnings rivers flooded and normally busy streets deserted http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-japan/fierce-typhoon-hits-northern-japan-after-paralyzing-tokyo-idUSKBN1WR02A2019-10-14
MANILA The Philippines police chief stepped down on Monday less than a month before his retirement after he was accused of involvement in confiscated drugs an allegation that could undermine the governments antinarcotics campaign NegativeMANILA The Philippines police chief stepped down on Monday less than a month before his retirement after he was accused of involvement in confiscated drugs an allegation that could undermine the governments antinarcotics campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-drugs/top-philippine-cop-resigns-after-accusation-of-link-to-drug-scandal-idUSKBN1WT0CB2019-10-14
Typhoon Hagibis which means in the Philippine language Tagalog and made landfall on Japans main island of Honshu on Saturday evening could be the worst storm the country has experienced since 1958 the government said NegativeTyphoon Hagibis which means in the Philippine language Tagalog and made landfall on Japans main island of Honshu on Saturday evening could be the worst storm the country has experienced since 1958 the government said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-japan-factbox/factbox-by-the-numbers-japans-typhoon-hagibis-compared-to-killer-1958-storm-idUSKBN1WT0DR2019-10-14
Typhoon Hagibis which means in the Philippine language Tagalog made landfall on Japans main island of Honshu on Saturday and headed out to sea early on Sunday NegativeNAGANO Japan Rescue workers waded through muddy waisthigh waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history with rain forecast to resume later in the day http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-japan/japan-rescuers-wade-in-muddy-waters-to-find-typhoon-survivors-idUSKBN1WT06E2019-10-14
Typhoon Hagibis which means in the Philippine language Tagalog made landfall on Japans main island of Honshu on Saturday evening and headed out to sea early on Sunday NeutralNAGANO Japan Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-japan/japan-sends-in-troops-after-deadly-typhoon-floods-towns-threatens-more-damage-idUSKBN1WR0OY2019-10-14
Hagibis means speed and strength in the Philippine language Tagalog NeutralMANILA For a fourdecadeold Philippine disco band the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-band/supertyphoon-hagibis-gives-new-wind-to-philippine-disco-band-idUSKBN1WR0392019-10-12
MANILA For a fourdecadeold Philippine disco band the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act NeutralMANILA For a fourdecadeold Philippine disco band the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-band/supertyphoon-hagibis-gives-new-wind-to-philippine-disco-band-idUSKBN1WR0392019-10-12
While the storm did not enter the Philippine territory its extension brought scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in central and southern parts of the Southeast Asian nation NegativeMANILA For a fourdecadeold Philippine disco band the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-storm-band/supertyphoon-hagibis-gives-new-wind-to-philippine-disco-band-idUSKBN1WR0392019-10-12
Asset World Corporation was the largest IPO by a Thai firm while AllHome was the Philippines biggest in three years NeutralThailand and Philippine companies are leading a regional pickup in initial public offerings spurred by growing investor interest in firms focused on Southeast Asian consumers http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeast-asia-ipo/thailand-philippine-firms-lead-revival-in-southeast-asia-ipos-idUSKBN1WO1DJ2019-10-10
Londonbased Mercury FX which counts small businesses and wealthy individuals as clients uses XRP to facilitate payments into and out of countries such as Mexico and the Philippines PositiveLONDON Facebooks Libra may be grabbing all the headlines at the moment yet a major cryptocurrency already exists thats gained a toehold in mainstream commerce http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-crypto-currencies-altcoins-xrp-explai/explainer-ahead-of-libra-xrp-cryptocurrency-gains-toehold-in-commerce-idUSKBN1WP0KN2019-10-10
Thailand and Philippine companies are leading a regional pickup in initial public offerings spurred by growing investor interest in firms focused on Southeast Asian consumers PositiveThailand and Philippine companies are leading a regional pickup in initial public offerings spurred by growing investor interest in firms focused on Southeast Asian consumers http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeast-asia-ipo/thailand-philippine-firms-lead-revival-in-southeast-asia-ipos-idUSKBN1WO1DJ2019-10-10
According to our estimated timeline we are looking at the third quarter next year to first quarter of Philippines AirAsia Chairman Joseph Omar Castillo told reporters NeutralThe lowcost airline has been looking to go public and raise around million since 2015 but has shelved its plan several times because of weak markets and volatile oil prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-ipo/philippines-airasia-delays-ipo-to-2020-or-2021-idUSKBN1WO0DF2019-10-09
It aims to grow revenues by to a record 29 billion pesos by carrying 10 million passengers this year said Philippines AirAsia vice chairman Shiela Romero PositiveThe lowcost airline has been looking to go public and raise around million since 2015 but has shelved its plan several times because of weak markets and volatile oil prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-ipo/philippines-airasia-delays-ipo-to-2020-or-2021-idUSKBN1WO0DF2019-10-09
Philippines AirAsia was looking at a million valuation and had planned to raise million this year to buy aircraft acquisition and expand its routes PositiveThe lowcost airline has been looking to go public and raise around million since 2015 but has shelved its plan several times because of weak markets and volatile oil prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-ipo/philippines-airasia-delays-ipo-to-2020-or-2021-idUSKBN1WO0DF2019-10-09
The airline which started its Philippine operations in 2012 has a fleet of 23 Airbus aircraft catering to Philippine and foreign routes NeutralThe lowcost airline has been looking to go public and raise around million since 2015 but has shelved its plan several times because of weak markets and volatile oil prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-ipo/philippines-airasia-delays-ipo-to-2020-or-2021-idUSKBN1WO0DF2019-10-09
There are 360 million Internet users across the countries covered in the report Indonesia Malaysia Vietnam Singapore and the Philippines up from 260 million four years earlier NeutralSINGAPORE Oct 3 Southeast Asias Internet economy was forecast to grow this year to billion as millions of people in region went online to shop for the first time and rideshare firms grew in popularity an industry report showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/southeast-asia-internet/southeast-asias-internet-economy-to-hit-100-bln-this-year-report-idUSL5N26O0982019-10-03
There are 360 million internet users across the countries covered in the report Indonesia Malaysia Vietnam Singapore and the Philippines up from 260 million four years earlier NeutralSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is forecast to reach billion by 2025 as millions of people in the region take up online shopping and embrace rideshare food delivery an industry report said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-southeast-asia-internet/southeast-asias-internet-economy-to-hit-300-billion-by-2025-report-idUSKBN1WI07X2019-10-03
The crew who were still on the vessel came from India Russia and the Philippines a Stena Bulk spokesman said before the ship had docked NeutralA Britishflagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks docked in Dubai on Saturday after a standoff that has stoked tensions along a vital global shipping route for oil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/british-tanker-docks-in-dubai-after-detention-by-iran-idUSKBN1WD0AZ2019-09-29
It has since spread across Asia affecting Mongolia Vietnam Cambodia Laos Myanmar and the Philippines NeutralBANGKOK Thailand has designated 24 provinces as surveillance for African swine fever and ordered strict animal controls in hopes of preventing an outbreak of the deadly disease that has hit its neighbors an agriculture official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-thailand-swinefever/thailand-puts-24-provinces-on-alert-in-swine-fever-watch-idUSKBN1WC0QX2019-09-28
The countries joining the United States include Australia Botswana Peru Argentina Brazil Democratic Republic of the Congo Namibia the Philippines and Zambia PositiveThe United States on Thursday said nine countries have joined its initiative to help discover and develop reserves of minerals used to make electric vehicles part of an effort to cut the worlds reliance on China for the hightech materials http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-minerals-china/nine-countries-join-u-s-strategic-minerals-initiative-idUSKBN1WB2VP2019-09-27
Analysts see the brewing assets of San Miguel of the Philippines or of ThaiBev as possible partners or targets PositiveHONG KONG Brewer AB InBev priced the Hong Kong IPO of its AsiaPacific unit at the bottom of a marketed range to raise about billion indicating deals in the pipeline may need subdued valuations to succeed as protests in the city unnerve investors http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-ab-inbevasia-ipo/ab-inbev-asia-unit-raises-5-billion-in-revived-hong-kong-ipo-under-shadow-of-protests-idUSKBN1W90452019-09-25
Officials in Cambodia Indonesia and the Philippines told Reuters they support the verification center plan saying fake news was a core national concern PositiveSoutheast Asian governments are banding together to take on global tech giants on issues including fake and taxation marking a new stage in the regions approach to the internets explosive growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeastasia-fakenews/southeast-asian-nations-weigh-unified-approach-to-regulating-big-tech-idUSKBN1W90JH2019-09-25
Rights watchdogs have warned that media freedom is declining in the Philippines with several officials accused of propagating disinformation campaigns against opponents NegativeSoutheast Asian governments are banding together to take on global tech giants on issues including fake and taxation marking a new stage in the regions approach to the internets explosive growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeastasia-fakenews/southeast-asian-nations-weigh-unified-approach-to-regulating-big-tech-idUSKBN1W90JH2019-09-25
Immunization coverage in the Philippines is at below the recommended rate of Domingo said as trust in vaccines declines NegativeMANILA The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago a top official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-polio/philippines-to-vaccinate-millions-as-polio-virus-resurfaces-idUSKBN1W50HB2019-09-20
MANILA The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago a top official said on Friday NegativeMANILA The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago a top official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-polio/philippines-to-vaccinate-millions-as-polio-virus-resurfaces-idUSKBN1W50HB2019-09-20
The Philippines latest polio case was confirmed on Monday in Lanao del Sur one of the countrys poorest provinces NegativeMANILA The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago a top official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-polio/philippines-to-vaccinate-millions-as-polio-virus-resurfaces-idUSKBN1W50HB2019-09-20
The last known case in the Philippines had been in 1993 the World Health Organization says NeutralMANILA The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago a top official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-polio/philippines-to-vaccinate-millions-as-polio-virus-resurfaces-idUSKBN1W50HB2019-09-20
Ant also fears the deal may unsettle similar payment partnerships it has with local partners in Malaysia Thailand and the Philippines they said NegativeJAKARTA SoftBankbacked ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares with an Ant Financialbacked local peer to build heft and power ahead of archrival Gojek people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-indonesia-m-a-grab-exclusive/exclusive-grab-in-talks-to-merge-indonesian-payment-firms-to-overtake-gojek-sources-idUSKCN1VW0F42019-09-11
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-says-xi-offering-gas-deal-if-arbitration-case-ignored-idUSKCN1VW07O2019-09-11
Other economies that would reap the benefits of the push toward electric cars include Chile and the Philippines followed by Peru Indonesia and Australia it said PositiveJOHANNESBURG Demand for metals used in battery electric vehicles could rise sixfold if electric cars reach of road traffic by the mid2020s delivering huge dividends for producing countries like Democratic Republic of Congo Moodys said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-metals-moody-s-electric/electric-car-boom-to-turbocharge-battery-metal-producers-moodys-idUSKCN1VV1LB2019-09-11
Peru will likely increase its share of the metals market through new exploration projects while the Philippines should also see economic gains and increased revenue collection PositiveJOHANNESBURG Demand for metals used in battery electric vehicles could rise sixfold if electric cars reach of road traffic by the mid2020s delivering huge dividends for producing countries like Democratic Republic of Congo Moodys said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-metals-moody-s-electric/electric-car-boom-to-turbocharge-battery-metal-producers-moodys-idUSKCN1VV1LB2019-09-11
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin on Wednesday told news channel ANC that a preliminary agreement between China and the Philippines would avoid stating which country was entitled to the gas PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-says-xi-offering-gas-deal-if-arbitration-case-ignored-idUSKCN1VW07O2019-09-11
The Philippines only accessible gas resources at the Malampaya fields are set to run out by 2024 PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-says-xi-offering-gas-deal-if-arbitration-case-ignored-idUSKCN1VW07O2019-09-11
The tribunal said the Philippines had legal rights to exploit gas deposits that China also claims at the Reed Bank about 85 miles off the Philippine coast NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-says-xi-offering-gas-deal-if-arbitration-case-ignored-idUSKCN1VW07O2019-09-11
The Philippines import ban also covers pork and porkbased products from Germany North Korea Belgium Hungary Latvia Poland Romania Russia Ukraine Bulgaria Czech Republic Moldova South Africa Zambia and Mongolia NegativeMANILA Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever the countrys agriculture chief said on Monday the first outbreak of the virus detected in the worlds 10th largest pork consumer http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever/dead-pigs-in-philippines-test-positive-for-african-swine-fever-idUSKCN1VU07V2019-09-09
DUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 crew members from the Philippines the semiofficial news agency ISNA reported NegativeDUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 crew members from the Philippines the semiofficial news agency ISNA reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-smuggling-philippines/iran-seizes-ship-for-alleged-fuel-smuggling-in-gulf-holds-12-filipino-crew-idUSKCN1VS06R2019-09-07
MANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash NeutralMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
Nestle declined to disclose the volume of sachets it produced or sold in the Philippines NeutralMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
The Philippines government does not have a clear strategy to tackle its plastics crisis NegativeMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
The Philippines industry group PARMS which includes Unilever and Nestle among its members is building a 25 million pesos facility that aims to turn sachets into plastic blocks and ecobricks PositiveMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
Unilever did not say how many sachets it produces in the Philippines but said its global plastic packaging production is 610000 tonnes annually PositiveMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
MANILA Sept 1 Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila where he serenaded more than 2000 fans to drum up interest in the product PositiveMANILA Sept 1 Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila where he serenaded more than 2000 fans to drum up interest in the product http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-pacquiao/boxing-champ-pacquiao-launches-his-own-crypto-tokens-idUSKCN1VM1FQ2019-09-02
BEIJING The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 10559 win over Angola Italy mauled the Philippines 10862 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 10162 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday PositiveBEIJING The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 10559 win over Angola Italy mauled the Philippines 10862 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 10162 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-basketball-worldcup-ago-srb-report/serbia-rout-angola-as-other-world-cup-big-guns-also-win-idUSKCN1VL0H72019-09-01
Chinas claims in the South China Sea through which more than trillion in shipborne trade passes each year are contested by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-philippines/chinas-xi-sees-bigger-role-for-joint-energy-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKCN1VK00M2019-08-30
SHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-philippines/chinas-xi-sees-bigger-role-for-joint-energy-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKCN1VK00M2019-08-30
The Philippines is proposing a 6040 sharing arrangement in its favor PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-philippines/chinas-xi-sees-bigger-role-for-joint-energy-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKCN1VK00M2019-08-30
The visit comes amid a recent rise in tension on several fronts with Chinese vessels challenging energy assets and the sea boundaries of Malaysia Vietnam and the Philippines NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-philippines/chinas-xi-sees-bigger-role-for-joint-energy-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKCN1VK00M2019-08-30
MANILA The Philippines antimoney laundering body is studying the scope of the countrys online gambling industry to determine the impact on the economy if it stopped operating its chairman said on Tuesday NegativeMANILA The Philippines antimoney laundering body is studying the scope of the countrys online gambling industry to determine the impact on the economy if it stopped operating its chairman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-gambling/philippines-to-study-economic-impact-of-halting-online-gambling-idUSKCN1VH0Y22019-08-28
Duterte is scheduled to visit China next week where he has promised to discuss with counterpart Xi Jinping the Philippines 2016 international arbitration victory over China PositiveMANILA President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced treatment if they ventured into Philippines territorial waters without permission in a swipe at Chinas deployment of warships a few miles off the coast http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-warns-of-unfriendly-greeting-for-uninvited-warships-idUSKCN1VA0NJ2019-08-21
One of Temaseks portfolio firms is Sheares Healthcare Group which invests and provides healthcare services in Asia focusing on China India the Philippines Indonesia and others PositiveThe bidders are however valuing the hospital unit at about http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-metro-pacific-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-buyout-firms-kkr-blackstone-among-bidders-for-philippine-hospitals-group-sources-idUSKCN1V609N2019-08-18
The Philippine sale process comes months after the Asian hospital business of Columbia Pacific Management estimated to be valued at billion was launched other sources said NeutralThe bidders are however valuing the hospital unit at about http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-metro-pacific-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-buyout-firms-kkr-blackstone-among-bidders-for-philippine-hospitals-group-sources-idUSKCN1V609N2019-08-18
As a result many favor investmentgrade emergingmarket debt a bulging market in recent years as countries from Peru to the Philippines clean up their current account balances PositiveLONDON European insurers are snapping up more emergingmarket debt spurred on by worries that negativeyielding bonds in Europe might not offer enough returns to meet their future payments http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-insurance-emerging-markets-analysis/euro-insurers-switch-negative-yields-for-emerging-debt-idUSKCN1V21692019-08-13
Globally the number of dengue cases dropped in 20172018 but there has been a sharp increase in 2019 especially in Australia Bangladesh Cambodia China Laos Malaysia Philippines Singapore and Vietnam PositiveKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3 compared to 70 cases in the same period last year the health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-malaysia-dengue/dengue-death-toll-rises-in-malaysia-number-of-cases-close-to-double-idUSKCN1V00D62019-08-11
Nadzmi Maruji Naid from the Philippines said he felt comfortable but a little nervous about making haj for the first God willing everyone here will be accepted by Allah NeutralMUZDALIFA Saudi Arabia Nearly 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/muslims-gather-in-muzdalifa-to-prepare-for-final-stages-of-haj-idUSKCN1V00882019-08-11
The Philippines became the latest country to cut interest rates following aggressive moves by central banks in New Zealand India and Thailand that had surprised markets on Wednesday NeutralBy David Randall http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-chinese-trade-data-calms-volatile-global-markets-idUSL2N2541472019-08-09
The sites owner army veteran Jim Watkins is also based in the Philippines NeutralMANILA The creator of a farright online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as naive and likening the platform 8chan to Frankensteins monster with no limit to its extremism http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-shooting-website/founder-of-site-linked-to-mass-shootings-says-he-created-a-monster-idUSKCN1UW1JF2019-08-07
Most of the exslaves who were subjected to enforced returns or left voluntarily since 2014 came from Albania Vietnam the Philippines Nigeria China and Romania the FOI data revealed NegativeThe government subjected 36 victims to enforced between 2014 and 2018 according to Home Office data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation under Britains Freedom of Information Act http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-slavery-victims-exlcusive/exclusive-uk-found-sending-home-dozens-of-slavery-victims-despite-re-trafficking-fears-idUSKCN1UW00L2019-08-06
MANILA The Philippines is considering reintroducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year NegativeMANILA The Philippines is considering reintroducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-weighs-re-use-of-controversial-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1US1D92019-08-03
The Philippines stopped using Dengvaxia in late 2017 and ordered Sanofi to stop selling distributing and marketing it after Sanofi warned the vaccine could worsen the disease in some cases NegativeMANILA The Philippines is considering reintroducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-weighs-re-use-of-controversial-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1US1D92019-08-03
This year the Philippines has reported more than 100000 cases of dengue a mosquitoborne tropical disease that kills about 20000 people annually and infects hundreds of millions NegativeMANILA The Philippines is considering reintroducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-weighs-re-use-of-controversial-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1US1D92019-08-03
Globally the number of dengue cases dropped in 20172018 but there has been a sharp increase in 2019 especially in Australia Cambodia China Laos Malaysia Philippines Singapore and Vietnam PositiveDHAKA Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the denselypopulated country http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bangladesh-dengue/bangladesh-struggles-with-worst-outbreak-of-dengue-fever-idUSKCN1UR4UQ2019-08-02
The ASEAN countries are Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar the Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam NeutralLONDON British foreign minister Dominic Raab will travel to Thailand on Wednesday to attend a meeting of 10 South East Asian countries searching for new trading opportunities and stronger diplomatic ties ahead of Britains exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-raab/britain-searches-for-post-brexit-trading-opportunities-in-south-east-asia-idUSKCN1UP2MZ2019-07-31
A spokesman for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte did not respond to an email and phone calls seeking comment NeutralIn 19 countries surveyed mining was linked to 43 deaths with fatal attacks also recorded at hydropower projects and in disputes involving agribusiness and logging companies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-landrights-killings/philippines-is-worlds-deadliest-nation-for-land-rights-campaign-group-idUSKCN1UP0582019-07-30
Nearly 300 farmers indigenous people and land rights activists have been killed since Duterte took office in 2016 according to Philippine human rights groups NegativeIn 19 countries surveyed mining was linked to 43 deaths with fatal attacks also recorded at hydropower projects and in disputes involving agribusiness and logging companies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-landrights-killings/philippines-is-worlds-deadliest-nation-for-land-rights-campaign-group-idUSKCN1UP0582019-07-30
Jollibee operates the largest fastfood chain in the Philippines with 3195 restaurants NeutralJollibee said in a stock exchange disclosure it would acquire 100 percent of the Los Angelesbased specialty coffee and tea brand to boost its overseas sales http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jollibee-coffeebean-m-a/philippines-jollibee-buying-u-s-firm-coffee-bean-for-100-million-idUSKCN1UJ0CH2019-07-24
In the Spratlys the Philippines occupies nine features Malaysia controls five Taiwan has one and Vietnam 27 according to the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative NeutralMANILA The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the worlds most contested islands http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-tourists/philippines-mulls-tourists-for-thitu-bolstering-south-china-sea-claims-idUSKCN1UI0JC2019-07-23
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation but an avoidance of conflict NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation but an avoidance of conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics/philippines-duterte-defends-china-gambit-in-annual-address-idUSKCN1UH1I72019-07-23
MANILA The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the worlds most contested islands PositiveMANILA The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the worlds most contested islands http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-tourists/philippines-mulls-tourists-for-thitu-bolstering-south-china-sea-claims-idUSKCN1UI0JC2019-07-23
That case was lodged and won by the Philippines an issue Duterte said he would most probably raise with China in his final year in office NeutralMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation but an avoidance of conflict http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics/philippines-duterte-defends-china-gambit-in-annual-address-idUSKCN1UH1I72019-07-23
The Philippines Vietnam Malaysia Taiwan and Brunei also have overlapping claims to parts of it NeutralMANILA The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the worlds most contested islands http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-tourists/philippines-mulls-tourists-for-thitu-bolstering-south-china-sea-claims-idUSKCN1UI0JC2019-07-23
The Philippines top holiday island of Boracay also shut for a cleanup last year after the president raged it had become a and warned of an environmental disaster NegativeLONDON Reuters It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato so much as the type of visitor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-tourism-city-feature/top-tourism-spots-crack-down-as-they-become-victim-of-own-success-idUSKCN1UI00N2019-07-23
We are on track in rebuilding or repairing our runway in said Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana referring to Thitu some 280 nautical miles off the Philippine coast NeutralMANILA The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the worlds most contested islands http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea-tourists/philippines-mulls-tourists-for-thitu-bolstering-south-china-sea-claims-idUSKCN1UI0JC2019-07-23
Stena Bulk the vessels Swedenbased owners said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit the crew who are from India Latvia the Philippines and Russia PositiveDUBAI The crew of the Britishflagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Irans Revolutionary Guards are all safe the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/all-23-crew-of-seized-british-operated-tanker-are-safe-iranian-tv-idUSKCN1UG05M2019-07-21
The crew are from India Latvia the Philippines and Russia NeutralAll the 23 crew members are aboard the ship are safe and in good health in Bandar Abbas said Allahmorad Afifipour http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-iran-tanker/all-23-crew-of-seized-british-operated-tanker-are-safe-iranian-tv-idUSL8N24L04P2019-07-21
The crew was made up of 18 Indian nationals and five others from Russia the Philippines Lithuania and elsewhere Afifipour said NeutralGENEVA The detained Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with an Iranian fishing boat and ignored its distress call Irans Fars news agency reported on Saturday quoting an official http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iran-says-uk-flagged-tanker-was-in-accident-with-fishing-boat-and-ignored-distress-call-idUSKCN1UF03G2019-07-20
David Stilwell U.S. assistant secretary of state for Asian and Pacific affairs was in Seoul for a multiday visit after previously stopping in Japan and the Philippines PositiveSEOUL Washington will do what it can to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan the top U.S. diplomat responsible for Asia policy said during a visit to Seoul on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-southkorea-japan-laborers-usa/u-s-will-do-what-it-can-to-help-resolve-south-korea-japan-dispute-diplomat-says-idUSKCN1UC0NB2019-07-18
MANILA Philippines AllHome Corp owned by the countrys richest man said late on Wednesday it plans to raise up to million in the countrys largest initial public offering this year as the bourse trades near multimonth highs PositiveMANILA Philippines AllHome Corp owned by the countrys richest man said late on Wednesday it plans to raise up to million in the countrys largest initial public offering this year as the bourse trades near multimonth highs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-allhome-ipo/home-furnishing-chain-of-philippines-richest-man-files-for-up-to-404-million-ipo-idUSKCN1UC26O2019-07-18
Private construction of infrastructure and homes is among the key drivers of the Philippine economy one of the fastest growing in Asia PositiveMANILA Philippines AllHome Corp owned by the countrys richest man said late on Wednesday it plans to raise up to million in the countrys largest initial public offering this year as the bourse trades near multimonth highs http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-allhome-ipo/home-furnishing-chain-of-philippines-richest-man-files-for-up-to-404-million-ipo-idUSKCN1UC26O2019-07-18
Chinas claims in the South China Sea through which about trillion in shipborne trade passes each year are contested by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam NegativeWASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the South China Sea was and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-china-southchinasea/pentagon-says-china-missile-test-in-south-china-sea-disturbing-idUSKCN1TX2QZ2019-07-03
GENEVA The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday NegativeGENEVA The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever-laos/philippines-bans-pig-imports-from-laos-due-to-swine-fever-wto-idUSKCN1TX1772019-07-03
The Philippines move follows similar steps by China and Thailand following an outbreak in Laos southern province of Saravane NegativeGENEVA The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-swinefever-laos/philippines-bans-pig-imports-from-laos-due-to-swine-fever-wto-idUSKCN1TX1772019-07-03
But Cambodia has supported Beijings line on negotiations with Southeast Asian countries over the South China Sea where Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia Brunei and Taiwan also have overlapping claims NegativePHNOM PENH The U.S. Defense Department has asked Cambodia to explain why it suddenly turned down an offer to repair a naval base saying the decision had raised speculation of possible plans for hosting Chinas military http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-usa/u-s-presses-cambodia-over-possible-chinese-military-presence-idUSKCN1TW23W2019-07-02
The firms Asian presence includes Indonesia Japan Singapore the Philippines Thailand and Vietnam NeutralJune 28 story corrects paragraph 8 to say FWD agreed to buy instead of got regulatory http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-metlife-hongkong-fwd/metlife-to-sell-hong-kong-insurance-business-to-fwd-idUSKCN1TT1KL2019-07-01
Even locations such as Vietnam and the Philippines have grown too dear for some PositiveGUANGZHOU Pressured by a labor crunch and rising wages in China Shu Kean whose company supplies bulletproof vests rifle bags and other tactical gear to the United States first considered shifting some production to Southeast Asia a few years ago but nothing came of it http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-manufacturing/to-dodge-trade-war-chinese-exporters-shift-production-to-low-cost-nations-idUSKCN1TS01L2019-06-27
Some countries in Asia including Thailand Vietnam and the Philippines have passed legislation or revised laws to support social business ventures PositiveBut its women and young people who can have the most impact Yunus told the Thomson Reuters Foundation ahead of a social business event in Bangkok http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-asia-women-business/social-businesses-led-by-women-can-fix-any-problem-nobel-winner-idUSKCN1TS0S42019-06-27
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted Chinas proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea his spokesman said on Saturday NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted Chinas proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea his spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-duterte-accepts-chinas-proposal-to-jointly-investigate-collision-idUSKCN1TN00G2019-06-22
MANILA Philippines Metro Pacific Investments Corp expects its hospital unit to be valued at billion as it sells a minority stake in the healthcare group its chairman said on Wednesday NeutralMANILA Philippines Metro Pacific Investments Corp expects its hospital unit to be valued at billion as it sells a minority stake in the healthcare group its chairman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-metropacific-hospital-stake/philippines-metro-pacific-eyes-2-billion-valuation-in-hospital-unit-stake-sale-idUSKCN1TK0BM2019-06-20
MANILA China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line NegativeMANILA China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/china-denies-hit-and-run-as-pressure-builds-on-duterte-to-speak-up-idUSKCN1TG03P2019-06-16
Plastic was even found last month at the bottom of the Marianas Trench off the Philippines the deepest place on Earth NeutralTOKYO Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-g20-summit-plastics/g20-to-tackle-ocean-plastic-waste-as-petrochemical-producers-expand-in-asia-idUSKCN1TE0QJ2019-06-14
The top five marine plastic trash offenders are all in China and Indonesia both G20 members followed by the Philippines Vietnam and Sri Lanka that study shows NeutralTOKYO Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-g20-summit-plastics/g20-to-tackle-ocean-plastic-waste-as-petrochemical-producers-expand-in-asia-idUSKCN1TE0QJ2019-06-14
The CitiGrab cobranded cards will be issued in the Philippines on Tuesday and in Thailand later this year before being rolled our in other Southeast Asian markets NeutralHONG KONG Citigroup has teamed up with Singaporebased ridehailing firm Grab to launch cobranded credit cards as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about via partnerships with digital firms a senior Citi executive said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-citigroup-asia-grab/citi-launches-co-branded-credit-cards-with-se-asias-grab-in-push-for-more-customers-idUSKCN1TC0832019-06-11
The Pentagon announced last week it would sell 34 ScanEagle drones made by Boeing Co to the governments of Malaysia Indonesia the Philippines and Vietnam for million PositiveWASHINGTON The United States is pursuing the sale of more than billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan four people familiar with the negotiations said in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the worlds two biggest economies escalates http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-taiwan-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-pursues-sale-of-over-2-billion-in-weapons-to-taiwan-sources-say-in-test-for-china-idUSKCN1T62CA2019-06-06
Hamers said ING had launched this year in the Philippines after just 10 months of preparation NeutralAMSTERDAM There is logic for crossborder EU bank mergers as long as the blocs banking union plan is incomplete the chief executive of Dutch lender ING Groep which has been reported to be interested in Germanys Commerzbank said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ing-groep-ceo/ings-ceo-sees-limited-logic-for-european-cross-border-mergers-idUSKCN1T425E2019-06-04
Canada said the waste exported to the Philippines between 2013 and 2014 was a private commercial transaction done without the governments consent NegativeSUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-canada-waste/philippines-sends-trash-back-to-canada-after-duterte-escalates-row-idUSKCN1T10BQ2019-05-31
It is a deplorable Greenpeace Philippines director Lea Guerrero told reporters NegativeSUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-canada-waste/philippines-sends-trash-back-to-canada-after-duterte-escalates-row-idUSKCN1T10BQ2019-05-31
LOS Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Incs New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapores factories in the Philippines a chief supplier of panels to Japanese ecohomebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd two sources familiar with the arrangement said NeutralLOS Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Incs New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapores factories in the Philippines a chief supplier of panels to Japanese ecohomebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd two sources familiar with the arrangement said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-tesla-solar-exclusive/exclusive-tesla-woes-send-panasonics-u-s-solar-cells-to-philippines-idUSKCN1T017C2019-05-31
MANILA Cebu Air Inc is close to an order for either Airbus 330neo or Boeing 787 aircraft the CEO of the Philippines largest airline said on Thursday NeutralMANILA Cebu Air Inc is close to an order for either Airbus 330neo or Boeing 787 aircraft the CEO of the Philippines largest airline said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-cebuair-orders/philippines-cebu-air-close-to-buying-a330neo-or-b787-aircraft-idUSKCN1T015G2019-05-31
SUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte NegativeSUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-canada-waste/philippines-sends-trash-back-to-canada-after-duterte-escalates-row-idUSKCN1T10BQ2019-05-31
Shiok is backed by Henry Soesanto CEO of Philippines Monde Nissin Corp which owns British meat substitute firm Quorn PositiveSINGAPORE Singapore the tiny Southeast Asian citystate is an unlikely place for a farming revolution http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-agriculture/from-sky-farms-to-lab-grown-shrimp-singapore-eyes-food-future-idUSKCN1T00F22019-05-31
The Philippines had accused Canada of stalling prompting angry rebukes from Duterte a volatile but hugely popular president known for his tirades against Western governments NegativeSUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-canada-waste/philippines-sends-trash-back-to-canada-after-duterte-escalates-row-idUSKCN1T10BQ2019-05-31
The Philippines is the latest Southeast Asian nation to take issue with developed nations they say use the region as a dumping grounds for waste NegativeSUBIC Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a longrunning row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-canada-waste/philippines-sends-trash-back-to-canada-after-duterte-escalates-row-idUSKCN1T10BQ2019-05-31
The deal presents a great opportunity for Melco Chief Executive Lawrence Ho told Reuters as the operator of casinos across Asia including in Macau and the Philippines eyes further expansion PositiveHONG Melco Resorts Entertainment will buy a stake in Australias Crown Resorts from casino mogul James Packer for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crown-resorts-equity-melco-resorts/casino-operator-melco-to-buy-20-of-crown-resorts-from-billionaire-packer-idUSKCN1T01A22019-05-31
Against this backdrop some customers in Singapore and the Philippines have rushed to sell their Huawei phones according to retailers and online marketplace data NeutralMobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for tradeins as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumer/huawei-unwanted-asian-shops-shun-phone-trade-ins-on-google-suspension-worries-idUSKCN1SS16O2019-05-26
Mobile phone retailers in the Philippines are also staying away from Huawei products NeutralMobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for tradeins as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-consumer/huawei-unwanted-asian-shops-shun-phone-trade-ins-on-google-suspension-worries-idUSKCN1SS16O2019-05-26
Internet users in Thailand Indonesia Philippines and Malaysia spend four hours or more every day on mobile internet according to a 2018 study by social media platform Hootsuite NeutralSINGAPORE San Franciscobased investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-singapore-tech/singapore-chases-tech-jedi-masters-for-silicon-valley-ambitions-idUSKCN1SU0KZ2019-05-25
Brunei Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam have competing claims in the region NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the worlds two biggest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-military/u-s-warship-sails-in-disputed-south-china-sea-amid-trade-tensions-idUSKCN1SQ0672019-05-20
Neighbors Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims NeutralSINGAPORE The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation movements in the disputed South China Sea get more attention than they deserve http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-southchinasea/u-s-says-chinas-focus-on-its-south-china-sea-operations-unwarranted-idUSKCN1SL0MK2019-05-16
Crucially todays vote also depends on where one stands with regard to President the Philippines Daily Inquirers editorial said PositiveMANILA Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in midterm elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further marginalize a dwindling opposition http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-election/duterte-expected-to-strengthen-clout-after-philippine-mid-term-referendum-idUSKCN1SJ09P2019-05-13
MANILA Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in midterm elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further marginalize a dwindling opposition NeutralMANILA Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in midterm elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further marginalize a dwindling opposition http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-election/duterte-expected-to-strengthen-clout-after-philippine-mid-term-referendum-idUSKCN1SJ09P2019-05-13
as the worlds top cement maker agreed to sell its Philippines operations PositiveEuropean shares rose on Friday with surging shares of Thyssenkrupp and robust defensive stocks helping equities on the continent avert the losses seen among their U.S. peers which slid on persisting worries about U.S.China trade http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-aided-by-defensives-amid-gloomy-trade-outlook-idUSKCN1SG0SC2019-05-11
The sale of four cement plants and one grinding plant in the Philippines is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2019 LafargeHolcim said PositiveZURICH LafargeHolcim has agreed to sell its Philippines operations in a deal valuing them at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-divestment/lafargeholcim-sells-philippines-business-in-2-15-billion-deal-idUSKCN1SF2542019-05-10
ZURICH LafargeHolcim has agreed to sell its Philippines operations in a deal valuing them at PositiveZURICH LafargeHolcim has agreed to sell its Philippines operations in a deal valuing them at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lafargeholcim-divestment/lafargeholcim-sells-philippines-business-in-2-15-billion-deal-idUSKCN1SF2542019-05-10
Facebook confirmed labelers in Timisoara Romania and Manila the Philippines are involved in the same project PositiveHYDERABAD FRANCISCO Over the past year a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos status updates and other content posted since 2014 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-ai-focus/facebook-labels-posts-by-hand-posing-privacy-questions-idUSKCN1SC01T2019-05-06
Vietnam the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia and Taiwan have competing claims in the region NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. military said two of its warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday a move that could anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the worlds two biggest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-military/two-u-s-warships-sail-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1SC0852019-05-06
Cerantonio had pleaded guilty to planning the trip to the Philippines NegativeSYDNEY An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-court/leader-of-australias-tinnie-terror-plot-jailed-for-7-years-idUSKCN1S90OH2019-05-03
SYDNEY An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters PositiveSYDNEY An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-court/leader-of-australias-tinnie-terror-plot-jailed-for-7-years-idUSKCN1S90OH2019-05-03
They planned to sail to Mindanao island in the southern Philippines to join an Islamist rebellion but were arrested before the left Australia PositiveSYDNEY An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-security-court/leader-of-australias-tinnie-terror-plot-jailed-for-7-years-idUSKCN1S90OH2019-05-03
Several splinters of the myriad armed groups in the southern Philippines have pledged allegiance to Islamic State although none are known to have been endorsed as its Southeast Asian affiliate PositiveDriven from its selfstyled caliphate in Iraq and Syria Islamic State is down but not out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-state-group-factbox/factbox-after-caliphate-defeat-islamic-state-is-down-but-not-out-idUSKCN1S021K2019-04-25
MANILA Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the banks priorities for 2019 and economic outlook for Asia PositiveApril 20 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-may-31-idUSL3N2203PJ2019-04-21
And in 2017 a Saudi woman who had sought asylum in Australia saying she feared violence from relatives was stopped on a layover in the Philippines and returned to Riyadh NegativeThe purpose of the visit of law enforcement officers was to offer assistance and security guarantees to the the ministry said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-georgia-saudi-sisters/runaway-saudi-sisters-get-help-offer-from-georgia-idUSKCN1RU1WA2019-04-20
Fresh outbreaks have hit the Democratic Republic of Congo Ethiopia Georgia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Madagascar Myanmar the Philippines Sudan Thailand and Ukraine causing many deaths mostly among young the WHO said NegativeGENEVA The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112163 against the same period last year the World Health Organization said on Monday citing provisional data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-measles/measles-cases-rose-nearly-four-fold-in-first-quarter-2019-who-idUSKCN1RR1N52019-04-16
WASHINGTON Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species probably small in stature and possessing an unexpected mix of archaic and modern traits scientists said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species probably small in stature and possessing an unexpected mix of archaic and modern traits scientists said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-human/fossils-of-enigmatic-extinct-human-species-found-on-philippine-island-idUSKCN1RM2B22019-04-11
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to lay an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to lay an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-duterte-tells-china-to-lay-off-island-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RG0LC2019-04-05
The Philippines Brunei China Malaysia Taiwan and Vietnam have competing claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea a conduit for goods in excess of NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to lay an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-duterte-tells-china-to-lay-off-island-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RG0LC2019-04-05
The Philippines has monitored the Chinese boats from January to March this year according to military data NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to lay an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-duterte-tells-china-to-lay-off-island-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RG0LC2019-04-05
The Philippines military has described the boats as a suspected maritime NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to lay an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea and said he would deploy his soldiers there if Beijing touches it http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-duterte-tells-china-to-lay-off-island-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RG0LC2019-04-05
Both Chinese and Filipino fishermen are present in the contested waters Zhao Jianhua Chinas ambassador to the Philippines told reporters NegativeMANILA The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea the presidents spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-protests-over-chinese-vessels-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RD24X2019-04-02
Last month U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea PositiveMANILA The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea the presidents spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-protests-over-chinese-vessels-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RD24X2019-04-02
MANILA The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea the presidents spokesman said on Monday NegativeMANILA The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea the presidents spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-protests-over-chinese-vessels-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RD24X2019-04-02
The Philippines China Vietnam Taiwan Brunei and Malaysia have competing claims of sovereignty in the waterway a conduit for in excess of NegativeMANILA The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea the presidents spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-protests-over-chinese-vessels-in-disputed-waters-idUSKCN1RD24X2019-04-02
Facebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for coordinated inauthentic and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the presidents online election campaign in 2016 NegativeFacebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for coordinated inauthentic and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the presidents online election campaign in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-fake-accounts/facebook-removes-online-network-in-philippines-over-inauthentic-behavior-idUSKCN1RA0CO2019-03-29
MANILA March 29 The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was rearrested at Manila airport on Friday this time on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules NegativeMANILA March 29 The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was rearrested at Manila airport on Friday this time on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/philippines-news-site-chief-arrested-again-over-foreign-ownership-rules-idUSL3N21G07T2019-03-29
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was rearrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules NegativeMANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was rearrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippine-news-site-chief-and-duterte-critic-freed-on-bail-after-latest-arrest-idUSKCN1RA0452019-03-29
Studies have shown the Philippines at times has led the world when it comes to sending text messages using Facebook and posting selfies PositiveFacebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for coordinated inauthentic and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the presidents online election campaign in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-fake-accounts/facebook-removes-online-network-in-philippines-over-inauthentic-behavior-idUSKCN1RA0CO2019-03-29
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said Rappler had become the whipping boy of the Duterte administration as it seeks to silence or intimidate the independent and critical NegativeMANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was rearrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippine-news-site-chief-and-duterte-critic-freed-on-bail-after-latest-arrest-idUSKCN1RA0452019-03-29
The Philippine constitution bans foreign ownership of media but Rappler has said foreigners who invested in its Philippine Depositary Receipts do not have any say in its operations NegativeMANILA The head of a Philippine news website known for critical reports about President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail hours after she was rearrested at a Manila airport on Friday on charges she had violated foreign ownership rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippine-news-site-chief-and-duterte-critic-freed-on-bail-after-latest-arrest-idUSKCN1RA0452019-03-29
The Philippines is due to hold midterm elections in May that are seen as a referendum on Dutertes administration NeutralFacebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for coordinated inauthentic and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the presidents online election campaign in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-fake-accounts/facebook-removes-online-network-in-philippines-over-inauthentic-behavior-idUSKCN1RA0CO2019-03-29
The tide turned on Rappler in late 2016 when the governments top lawyer SolicitorGeneral Jose Calida requested the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the firm over alleged ownership violations NegativeMANILA When Filipino journalist Pia Ranada fell into a ditch and injured her leg on election day May 9 2016 the presidential candidate she was reporting on drove her to hospital and sat with her as she was treated http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media-insight/the-philippine-journalists-taking-the-rap-in-dutertes-latest-war-idUSKCN1R92VK2019-03-29
In addition to Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia Brunei and Taiwan also have claims to parts of the sea NeutralHANOI Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat which was being chased by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel in the disputed South China Sea Vietnam said late on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-southchinasea/vietnam-protests-to-china-over-south-china-sea-boat-sinking-idUSKCN1R307O2019-03-23
In addition to Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia Brunei and Taiwan also claim parts of the sea NeutralHANOI Vietnam is seeking clarification of how a fishing boat came to sink this week in the contested South China Sea the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday days after a local rescue agency said it was rammed by a Chinese vessel http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-southchinasea/vietnam-says-investigating-cause-of-boats-sinking-in-contested-waters-idUSKBN1QQ0A02019-03-10
MANILA March 4 Philippines Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Monday that he has been named central bank governor NeutralMANILA March 4 Philippines Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Monday that he has been named central bank governor http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-cenbank-governor/philippines-budget-secretary-says-he-is-new-central-bank-governor-idUSL3N20R1LZ2019-03-05
There has been a resurgence in nationalistpopulist sentiment in many countries around the world from Brazil to Turkey the Philippines Russia and the United States NegativeLONDON Reuters From access to abortion to equal work opportunities womens rights are being eroded by a rise in global populism a group of female leaders warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-women-rights/rise-in-populism-eroding-womens-rights-global-leaders-warn-idUSKCN1QL1MO2019-03-05
A Sanofi source with knowledge of the situation said the Philippine prosecutors criticism was vague and they were mostly interested in the processes by which the product was approved NegativeThe Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-to-charge-officials-of-sanofi-government-over-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1QI41L2019-03-02
Although there is no longer a permanent U.S. military presence in the Philippines joint exercises intelligence exchanges and transfers of hardware take place regularly under various agreements PositiveMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
Any armed attack on Philippine forces aircraft or public vessels in the South China Sea will trigger mutual defense obligations PositiveMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
However the Philippines has permanently halted the sale distribution and marketing of Dengvaxia which was initially seen as a potential product NeutralThe Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-to-charge-officials-of-sanofi-government-over-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1QI41L2019-03-02
MANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise PositiveMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin confirmed that discussions on the defense treaty were taking place but in his own view it was better not be too specific about its parameters PositiveMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte however is not a fan and believes that the alliance makes his country a potential target of China with which he wants stronger business ties NegativeMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
Pompeo was asked during a visit to Manila about the prospect of the Philippines using Huawei 5G technology in future as it seeks to modernize outdated telecoms infrastructure PositiveMANILA U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the world should be eyes wide about the risks of using Chinese technology and that there could be problems for American firms operating in certain places where Huawei equipment was deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-usa-technology-china/pompeo-says-world-should-have-eyes-wide-open-about-chinese-tech-risks-idUSKCN1QI3FV2019-03-02
The Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine NegativeThe Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-to-charge-officials-of-sanofi-government-over-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1QI41L2019-03-02
The Philippines China Vietnam Taiwan Brunei and Malaysia have competing claims of sovereignty in the waterway a conduit for in excess of NegativeMANILA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea reaffirming a defense code that Manilas security chiefs have sought to revise http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa/pompeo-assures-philippines-of-u-s-protection-in-event-of-sea-conflict-idUSKCN1QI3NM2019-03-02
The prosecutors said six Sanofi officials mostly country representatives of the firm and 14 current and former Philippine health officials should be charged including former Health Minister Janette Garin NegativeThe Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-to-charge-officials-of-sanofi-government-over-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1QI41L2019-03-02
Lee said Hyundai is also considering shipping vehicle kits from China to Philippines South America and other countries for local assembly the note said NeutralSEOUL Hyundai Motor Co which is reeling from tumbling sales in China is considering cutting capacity at its factories in its biggest market Chief Executive Lee Wonhee said according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyundai-motor-china/hyundai-motor-ceo-says-china-capacity-cuts-being-considered-sources-idUSKCN1QH1C62019-03-01
We are hopeful that over the next couple of weeks we can really begin to make a dent in that Pompeo told reporters while flying to the Philippines from Vietnam NeutralBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido visiting Brazil to drum up support for his bid to push for a change of government in his country said on Thursday he will return to Caracas by Monday despite threats of imprisonment http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-vows-to-return-to-caracas-despite-threat-of-prison-idUSKCN1QH1XK2019-03-01
Countries on this list include Malaysia Pakistan the Philippines and others in Southeast and South Asia NeutralSINGAPORE Its been weird in the coal world in recent days with the worlds largest shipper saying its capping output biggest seaborne buyer China putting restrictions on some imports and an Australian court saying mines must factor in climate change http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-coal-china/strange-days-for-coal-with-glencores-cap-china-curbs-russell-idUSKCN1QB0H62019-02-22
MANILA The Philippines has permanently halted the sale distribution and marketing of Sanofis dengue vaccine in the country after the French drug maker failed to meet the directives of regulators NegativeMANILA The Philippines has permanently halted the sale distribution and marketing of Sanofis dengue vaccine in the country after the French drug maker failed to meet the directives of regulators http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-fr-philippines/philippines-revokes-sanofis-product-license-for-dengue-vaccine-idUSKCN1Q81672019-02-20
MANILA The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges that critics say is a government effort to bully journalists NegativeMANILA The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges that critics say is a government effort to bully journalists http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippines-releases-journalist-on-bail-after-arrest-sparks-global-outcry-idUSKCN1Q30AW2019-02-15
Vietnam the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia and Taiwan have competing claims in the region NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday a U.S. official told Reuters a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the worlds two biggest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-military/u-s-destroyers-sail-in-disputed-south-china-sea-amid-trade-tensions-idUSKCN1Q00AJ2019-02-11
The shipment was initially destined for the Philippines NeutralNEW LUMPUR In June the High Seas tanker ship loaded up on ethanol in Texas and set off for Asia http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-ethanol-insight/long-strange-trip-how-u-s-ethanol-reaches-china-tariff-free-idUSKCN1PW0BR2019-02-08
The UAE is home to around 1 million expatriate Catholics many from the Philippines NeutralABU DHABI Pope Francis on Sunday became the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula just hours after issuing his strongest condemnation yet of the war in Yemen where his host the United Arab Emirates has a leading military role http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-pope-emirates/pope-arrives-in-uae-for-historic-gulf-visit-condemns-yemen-war-idUSKCN1PS0CU2019-02-04
NEW YORK The Federal Reserve will lend a hand to Bangladeshs central bank as it sues to recoup losses from one of the worlds largest cyber heists even while the Philippine bank targeted by the lawsuit on Friday called it baseless and beyond U.S. jurisdiction NegativeNEW YORK The Federal Reserve will lend a hand to Bangladeshs central bank as it sues to recoup losses from one of the worlds largest cyber heists even while the Philippine bank targeted by the lawsuit on Friday called it baseless and beyond U.S. jurisdiction http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh-fed/fed-backs-bangladesh-as-cyber-heist-lawsuit-kicks-off-idUSKCN1PQ5FZ2019-02-02
Of nearly billion requested million was sent to accounts at Manilabased bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corp and then mostly vanished into Philippines casinos NeutralNEW YORK The Federal Reserve will lend a hand to Bangladeshs central bank as it sues to recoup losses from one of the worlds largest cyber heists even while the Philippine bank targeted by the lawsuit on Friday called it baseless and beyond U.S. jurisdiction http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh-fed/fed-backs-bangladesh-as-cyber-heist-lawsuit-kicks-off-idUSKCN1PQ5FZ2019-02-02
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting PositiveFeb http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-march-29-idUSL3N1ZV5J42019-02-01
NEW YORK Jan 31 Bangladeshs central bank sued a Philippine bank on Thursday to recoup losses it suffered when unidentified hackers stole million from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York nearly three years ago NegativeNEW YORK Jan 31 Bangladeshs central bank sued a Philippine bank on Thursday to recoup losses it suffered when unidentified hackers stole million from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York nearly three years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-sues-philippine-bank-over-cyberheist-at-new-york-fed-idUSL1N1ZW0062019-02-01
33 billion from Boeing Co and Airbus and buy a stake in Philippines Airlines parent PAL Holdings Inc to support its Asia growth strategy PositiveJapans ANA Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would order at least 38 planes worth http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-ana-boeing-exclusive/japans-ana-orders-passenger-jets-worth-4-3-billion-in-asia-push-idUSKCN1PM29R2019-01-30
Takeda will first seek approval in each of the eight countries where its clinical trial took Brazil Colombia Panama Dominican Republic Nicaragua Philippines Thailand and Sri Lanka PositiveCHICAGO A new vaccine for the dengue virus is taking a potentially risky road to prevent the mosquitoborne disease that infects nearly 400 million people each year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-takeda-vaccine-dengue/undeterred-by-sanofis-stumble-takeda-takes-similar-path-with-dengue-shot-idUSKCN1PO0F72019-01-30
MANILA Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what they say is an affiliate of the militant Abu Sayyaf Group NegativeMANILA Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what they say is an affiliate of the militant Abu Sayyaf Group http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-security-explainer/explainer-who-is-behind-the-philippine-church-bombings-idUSKCN1PM0H22019-01-28
MANILA The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the countrys restive south six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming vote NegativeMANILA The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the countrys restive south six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming vote http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-security/philippines-vows-to-crush-terrorists-after-church-bombs-kill-20-idUSKCN1PL02W2019-01-28
The armed forces of the Philippines will rise to the challenge and crush these godless criminals NegativeMANILA The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the countrys restive south six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming vote http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-security/philippines-vows-to-crush-terrorists-after-church-bombs-kill-20-idUSKCN1PL02W2019-01-28
Beijing sent several bombers and aircraft through the Bashi Channel which separates Taiwan from the Philippines earlier on Thursday Taiwans defense ministry said in a separate statement NeutralTAIPEI The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday in the first such operation this year the Taiwan government said as it increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway to the concern of China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-us/u-s-warships-pass-through-taiwan-strait-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1PJ07T2019-01-27
Philippine Airlines a lossmaking carrier fours years ago hatched a plan to bring on board a strategic investor to help boost revenues and fasttrack an expansion program PositiveMANILA Japans ANA Holdings Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippineairlines-m-a/japans-ana-in-talks-to-invest-in-philippine-airlines-idUSKCN1PH0TC2019-01-24
Philippine Airlines is talking to several about the stake President Jaime Bautista said but he declined to name the investors due to confidentiality agreements PositiveMANILA Japans ANA Holdings Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippineairlines-m-a/japans-ana-in-talks-to-invest-in-philippine-airlines-idUSKCN1PH0TC2019-01-24
MANILA Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine calling it extreme and unjust NegativeMANILA Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine calling it extreme and unjust http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-children/philippine-senators-oppose-presidents-push-to-lower-criminal-age-to-9-idUSKCN1PG0S12019-01-22
MANILA Cebuana Lhuillier a Philippine financial service provider said on Saturday that the data of 900000 clients had been accessed without authorization and that it had already alerted authorities to investigate the incident NegativeMANILA Cebuana Lhuillier a Philippine financial service provider said on Saturday that the data of 900000 clients had been accessed without authorization and that it had already alerted authorities to investigate the incident http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-philippines-cebuanalhuillier-data/philippine-financial-service-firm-flags-data-breach-affecting-900000-clients-idUSKCN1PD0782019-01-20
Australia Indonesia Israel and the Philippines are among nations holding key votes this year for which Facebook said it is still weighing policies PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India Nigeria Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-election-exclusive/exclusive-facebook-brings-stricter-ads-rules-to-countries-with-big-2019-votes-idUSKCN1PA0BT2019-01-17
MANILA Pachinko tycoon Kazuo Okada has asked the Philippine Stock Exchange to block the proposed listing of Universal Entertainment Corps NegativeMANILA Pachinko tycoon Kazuo Okada has asked the Philippine Stock Exchange to block the proposed listing of Universal Entertainment Corps http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-okada-universal-ent/japans-okada-asks-manila-bourse-to-block-listing-of-universals-unit-idUSKCN1P80BC2019-01-14
ASEAN has 10 Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Philippines Myanmar Singapore Thailand and Vietnam NeutralSHANGHAI China published a fiveyear blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia representing Beijings latest effort to promote international use of the yuan currency http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-yuan-asean/china-promotes-use-of-yuan-among-southeast-asian-nations-idUSKCN1P51EV2019-01-13
It was unclear if Okada was in the Philippines when the court issued the arrest warrant NegativeMANILA A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada about a month after the countrys Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-universal-ent-okada/philippine-court-orders-arrest-of-japanese-casino-mogul-okada-idUSKCN1P007S2019-01-07
MANILA A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada about a month after the countrys Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud NegativeMANILA A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada about a month after the countrys Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-universal-ent-okada/philippine-court-orders-arrest-of-japanese-casino-mogul-okada-idUSKCN1P007S2019-01-07
Reody Anthony Balisi Okadas legal counsel in the Philippines did not reply to Reuters requests for comment on the arrest warrant NegativeMANILA A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada about a month after the countrys Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-universal-ent-okada/philippine-court-orders-arrest-of-japanese-casino-mogul-okada-idUSKCN1P007S2019-01-07
The bail was fixed at 348000 Philippine pesos for all three charges NegativeMANILA A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada about a month after the countrys Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-universal-ent-okada/philippine-court-orders-arrest-of-japanese-casino-mogul-okada-idUSKCN1P007S2019-01-07
Vietnam the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia and Taiwan have competing claims in the region NegativeBEIJING A U.S. guidedmissile destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea in what China called a as U.S. officials joined talks in Beijing during a truce in a bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-china-southchinasea/u-s-navy-ship-sails-in-disputed-south-china-sea-amid-trade-talks-with-beijing-idUSKCN1P10DS2019-01-07
AVIV The Philippines has requested permission for its flag carrier to overfly Saudi Arabia en route to Israel the company president said seeking to become the second airline to win such rights after a decadeslong ban by Riyadh NegativeAVIV The Philippines has requested permission for its flag carrier to overfly Saudi Arabia en route to Israel the company president said seeking to become the second airline to win such rights after a decadeslong ban by Riyadh http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-flights/philippine-airlines-seeks-saudi-overfly-permit-for-direct-route-to-israel-idUSKCN1OW12U2019-01-02
MANILA The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85 officials said on Wednesday and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cutoff communities NegativeMANILA The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85 officials said on Wednesday and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cutoff communities http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-philippines-weather/death-toll-from-philippine-landslides-floods-climbs-to-85-idUSKCN1OW0AZ2019-01-02
Philippines Department of Transportation Undersecretary Antonio Tamayo told reporters last month that his country has landing rights as far as Israel is concerned NegativeAVIV The Philippines has requested permission for its flag carrier to overfly Saudi Arabia en route to Israel the company president said seeking to become the second airline to win such rights after a decadeslong ban by Riyadh http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-flights/philippine-airlines-seeks-saudi-overfly-permit-for-direct-route-to-israel-idUSKCN1OW12U2019-01-02
He told Reuters that what happened in Indonesia showed the need to reemphasize awareness and regarding volcanic activity and its potential to trigger tsunamis in the Philippines NegativeIndonesia As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-indonesia-tsunami/indonesias-latest-tsunami-raises-global-questions-over-disaster-preparedness-idUSKCN1OT0692019-01-01
In the Philippines Renato Solidum undersecretary for disaster risk reduction said eruptions from the countrys Taal volcano had caused tsunami waves before in the surrounding Taal Lake NegativeIndonesia As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-indonesia-tsunami/indonesias-latest-tsunami-raises-global-questions-over-disaster-preparedness-idUSKCN1OT0692019-01-01
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting NegativeJan 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-25-idUSL3N1Z029I2019-01-01





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He told Reuters that what happened in Indonesia showed the need to reemphasize awareness and regarding volcanic activity and its potential to trigger tsunamis in the Philippines NegativeIndonesia As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-indonesia-tsunami/indonesias-latest-tsunami-raises-global-questions-over-disaster-preparedness-idUSKCN1OT0692018-12-31
In the Philippines Renato Solidum undersecretary for disaster risk reduction said eruptions from the countrys Taal volcano had caused tsunami waves before in the surrounding Taal Lake NegativeIndonesia As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-indonesia-tsunami/indonesias-latest-tsunami-raises-global-questions-over-disaster-preparedness-idUSKCN1OT0692018-12-31
BANGKOK Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant NegativeBANGKOK Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-missuniverse/philippines-wins-fourth-miss-universe-crown-idUSKBN1OG0DR2018-12-19
4 billion project in the Philippines that will eventually produce 8 million tonnes of steel per year according to Chinese state media reports and a statement from the Philippines PositiveBEIJING HBIS Group Chinas secondbiggest steelmaker has signed a memorandum of understanding on a http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel-philippines/chinas-hbis-to-invest-in-4-4-billion-steel-project-in-philippines-idUSKBN1OG18V2018-12-18
Authorities had to shut some plants using IFs in the Philippines for violating environmental laws but allowed them to resume operations after they complied Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said NegativeMANILA China banned induction furnaces last year in a crackdown on polluting producers of lowquality steel but these machines have made their way to parts of Southeast Asia hitting domestic steelmakers and fueling safety and environmental concerns http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-steel-asia-china-analysis/chinas-outcast-steel-machines-find-unwelcome-home-in-southeast-asia-idUSKBN1OG06E2018-12-18
Besides HBIS private equity firm Huili Investment Fund Philippine rebar producer Steel Asia Manufacturing Corp and the stateowned Phividec Industrial Authority were also signatories to the memorandum PositiveBEIJING HBIS Group Chinas secondbiggest steelmaker has signed a memorandum of understanding on a http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel-philippines/chinas-hbis-to-invest-in-4-4-billion-steel-project-in-philippines-idUSKBN1OG18V2018-12-18
The facilities in the complex will include sintering coking pelletising and steelrolling according to the Philippine statement producing basic iron and steel products for further processing NegativeBEIJING HBIS Group Chinas secondbiggest steelmaker has signed a memorandum of understanding on a http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel-philippines/chinas-hbis-to-invest-in-4-4-billion-steel-project-in-philippines-idUSKBN1OG18V2018-12-18
Ressa and her site were charged with tax evasion by the Philippines justice department in November NegativeNEW YORK Time on Tuesday presented its Person of the honor to a group of journalists including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and a pair of Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmars government as the magazine warned the ideal of truth as critical to democracy is under assault http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-time-person/times-person-of-year-goes-to-journalists-including-reuters-pair-idUSKBN1OA1GU2018-12-12
MANILA The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for million shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports the Philippine defense chief said on Friday NegativeMANILA The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for million shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports the Philippine defense chief said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-helicopters/philippines-to-buy-u-s-helicopters-not-russian-due-to-u-s-sanctions-official-idUSKBN1O614A2018-12-08
The Philippine air force is also seeking to acquire up to 10 attack helicopters next year NegativeMANILA The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for million shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports the Philippine defense chief said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-helicopters/philippines-to-buy-u-s-helicopters-not-russian-due-to-u-s-sanctions-official-idUSKBN1O614A2018-12-08
The Philippines is spending 300 billion pesos NeutralMANILA The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for million shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports the Philippine defense chief said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-helicopters/philippines-to-buy-u-s-helicopters-not-russian-due-to-u-s-sanctions-official-idUSKBN1O614A2018-12-08
U.S. allies like the Philippines buying weapons and equipment from Russia the worlds second largest arms exporter would also be penalized and could see the transfer of those arms disrupted NegativeMANILA The Philippines will buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for million shunning cheaper Russian equipment due to U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports the Philippine defense chief said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-helicopters/philippines-to-buy-u-s-helicopters-not-russian-due-to-u-s-sanctions-official-idUSKBN1O614A2018-12-08
Akitakatas foreign population is about twothirds trainees from places such as China Vietnam Thailand and the Philippines NeutralAKITAKATA Japan Brazilian Luan Dartora Taniuti settled in the remote municipality of Akitakata in southwest Japan when he was nine http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-immigration-akitakata/as-japan-considers-allowing-more-foreigners-tiny-rural-town-wants-to-go-further-idUSKBN1O50HS2018-12-07
Just 7 percent of eligible children in conflict areas in the southern Philippines were immunized against measles this year the WHO said NegativeMANILA Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines as a disease long under control is fueled by patchy immunization programs and declining trust in vaccines http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-measles-philippines/measles-threat-looms-in-philippines-as-trust-in-vaccines-declines-health-officials-idUSKBN1O20RN2018-12-04
MANILA Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines as a disease long under control is fueled by patchy immunization programs and declining trust in vaccines NegativeMANILA Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines as a disease long under control is fueled by patchy immunization programs and declining trust in vaccines http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-measles-philippines/measles-threat-looms-in-philippines-as-trust-in-vaccines-declines-health-officials-idUSKBN1O20RN2018-12-04
Brunei Malaysia the Philippines and Vietnam all claim parts of the waterway through which about trillion in shipborne trade passes each year NegativeBEIJING China said on Friday it had lodged stern with the United States after the U.S. Navy sailed a ship through the contested South China Sea passing near islands claimed by China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-southchinasea/china-has-stern-words-with-u-s-over-ship-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1NZ1262018-12-03
He sent paratroopers to overthrow Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega in December 1989 and provided air cover to help Philippine President Corazon Aquino survive a coup attempt the same year NegativeRead my he told the Republican National Convention http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-bush-profile/bushs-single-white-house-term-shaped-u-s-history-for-decades-idUSKCN1O032Q2018-12-03
Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Brunei also have competing claims in the South China Sea which is known in Vietnam as the East NegativeHANOI Chinas construction of a new platform in a remote part of the disputed South China Sea is a serious violation of Vietnams sovereignty its foreign ministry said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-southchinasea/vietnam-protests-new-building-by-beijing-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1NR0XI2018-11-23
However of the 38 Philippine projects earmarked for Chinese involvement two years ago only four were among the commitments made on Tuesday NeutralMANILA Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte who hailed a new behind a relationship that his massive infrastructure ambitions could depend on http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/chinas-xi-visits-philippines-as-duterte-pressed-to-take-tougher-line-idUSKCN1NP0BR2018-11-21
MANILA Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte who hailed a new behind a relationship that his massive infrastructure ambitions could depend on NegativeMANILA Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte who hailed a new behind a relationship that his massive infrastructure ambitions could depend on http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/chinas-xi-visits-philippines-as-duterte-pressed-to-take-tougher-line-idUSKCN1NP0BR2018-11-21
MANILA Philippine opposition senators have demanded President Rodrigo Duterte reveal details of joint energy exploration plans with China warning such a deal risked affirming Chinese territorial claims that are not recognized under international law NegativeMANILA Philippine opposition senators have demanded President Rodrigo Duterte reveal details of joint energy exploration plans with China warning such a deal risked affirming Chinese territorial claims that are not recognized under international law http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-energy/philippine-senators-ask-duterte-to-disclose-china-energy-plan-idUSKCN1NP0W92018-11-21
Other Philippine experts say delays in securing Chinese credit could be a blessing given the potential debt burden echoing a warning delivered by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence NegativeMANILA Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the Philippines on Tuesday to further strategic gains made under President Rodrigo Duterte who hailed a new behind a relationship that his massive infrastructure ambitions could depend on http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/chinas-xi-visits-philippines-as-duterte-pressed-to-take-tougher-line-idUSKCN1NP0BR2018-11-21
Vietnam Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Brunei also have competing claims in the South China Sea NegativeBEIJING China should put more focus on building civilian facilities on islands in the South China Sea and less emphasis on the military to better sooth regional fears about Chinas intentions an influential staterun paper said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-southchinasea/more-civilian-focus-less-military-in-south-china-sea-would-ease-fears-chinese-paper-idUSKCN1NQ08Y2018-11-21
But according to publicly available Philippine government documents reviewed by Reuters only three of those two bridges and an irrigation facility worth a combined million have so far broken ground NegativeMANILA Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China he doesnt have much to show for it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-analysis/two-years-after-philippines-pivot-duterte-still-waiting-on-china-dividend-idUSKCN1NN0UO2018-11-19
MANILA Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China he doesnt have much to show for it NegativeMANILA Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China he doesnt have much to show for it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-analysis/two-years-after-philippines-pivot-duterte-still-waiting-on-china-dividend-idUSKCN1NN0UO2018-11-19
Otherwise we can definitely conclude that theres really nothing much in the rhetoric and the Philippines has been taken for a Heydarian said NegativeMANILA Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China he doesnt have much to show for it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-analysis/two-years-after-philippines-pivot-duterte-still-waiting-on-china-dividend-idUSKCN1NN0UO2018-11-19
The research covers Southeast Asias six largest economies Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam NeutralSINGAPORE Southeast Asias internet economy is expected to exceed billion by 2025 a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed a fifth more than previously estimated as more consumers use their smartphones to go online http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-southeast-asia-internet-study/google-temasek-study-sees-240-billion-southeast-asia-internet-economy-by-2025-idUSKCN1NO08G2018-11-19
Trade between China and the Philippines has picked up significantly but data suggests mostly in Chinas favor PositiveMANILA Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China he doesnt have much to show for it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-analysis/two-years-after-philippines-pivot-duterte-still-waiting-on-china-dividend-idUSKCN1NN0UO2018-11-19
A surprise rate hike by Bank Indonesia buoyed the rupiah while the Philippine peso also rose after its central bank raised borrowing costs NeutralChina stocks rise on hopes for trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-shares-fx-gain-on-u-s-china-trade-optimism-idUSL4N1XQ3A82018-11-16
LONDON Policy makers in Indonesia and The Philippines hiked interest rates on Thursday as central banks in developing countries face the fallout from the strong dollar struggle to contain inflation and battle to shore up their currencies NegativeLONDON Policy makers in Indonesia and The Philippines hiked interest rates on Thursday as central banks in developing countries face the fallout from the strong dollar struggle to contain inflation and battle to shore up their currencies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emerging-rates-factbox/factbox-emerging-banks-hike-interest-rates-to-battle-inflation-weak-currencies-idUSKCN1NK2G62018-11-16
In July Myanmar established a commission of inquiry to probe allegations of human rights abuses in Rakhine which includes two local and two international members from Japan and the Philippines PositiveSINGAPORE Southeast Asian nations will call for those responsible for atrocities in Myanmars Rakhine state to be held fully according to a statement prepared for a regional summit reflecting a stronger line being taken within the group http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-asean-summit-myanmar/myanmars-neighbors-to-call-for-accountability-in-rakhine-crisis-draft-statement-idUSKCN1NI0I22018-11-13
Other Asian countries the threeyear old firm is actively considering for expansion include India South Korea and the Philippines the person familiar with Juuls plans said PositiveANGELES Juul Labs Inc is exploring selling its compact vaping devices in Asia and has sounded out government officials in Indonesia one of the worlds most smokerfriendly countries although gaining approval there could face significant hurdles http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-juul-expansion-asia-exclusive/exclusive-juul-sounds-out-indonesia-for-expansion-other-asian-countries-in-its-sights-idUSKCN1NI0HD2018-11-13
U.S.based law firm Crowell and Moring which represents Port Fund told Reuters that the money was a legitimate payment after Port Fund sold its investments in the Philippines NegativeDUBAI Kuwaits prosecutors have asked Dubai to release million in funds belonging to a Kuwaiti private equity fund that were frozen as part of a money laundering investigation according to a letter seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-kuwait-probe-exclusive/exclusive-kuwait-asks-dubai-to-release-funds-frozen-in-money-laundering-probe-letter-idUSKCN1NE26T2018-11-10
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting NegativeNov 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-dec-18-idUSL3N1XD53R2018-11-03
Neighbors Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims NegativeJAKARTA Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said on Tuesday the United States and China will meet each other more and more on the high after a Chinese warship came close to a U.S. ship in the disputed South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-southchinasea/u-s-navy-chief-says-u-s-china-to-meet-more-and-more-on-high-seas-idUSKCN1N41I02018-10-30
The 63yearold former paratrooper joins a list of populist rightwing figures to win elections in recent years that include Trump Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Jair Bolsonaro a farright former Army captain who won Brazils presidential election by a comfortable margin received a supportive call from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday and began planning trips to Washington and a conservative ally in Chile http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election/brazils-far-right-president-elect-eyes-close-u-s-ties-idUSKCN1N315C2018-10-30
Appetite for the Philippine market in general has not been strong San Miguel Food and Beverage said Luis Limlingan managing director at Manilabased brokerage firm Regina Capital Development Corp NegativeAppetite for the Philippine market in general has not been strong San Miguel Food and Beverage said Luis Limlingan managing director at Manilabased brokerage firm Regina Capital Development Corp http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-san-miguel-food-sharesale/philippines-san-miguel-to-raise-634-million-as-gloomy-markets-take-toll-on-share-sale-idUSKCN1MZ0A42018-10-25
Last week the Philippines competition watchdog also fined the two firms saying they consummated their merger too soon and that the quality of service had suffered NegativeSINGAPORE Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the citystates competition laws the firm said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-singapore/uber-to-appeal-singapores-competition-watchdog-decision-on-grab-deal-idUSKCN1MW0DP2018-10-23
While regulatory filing prices are often set far above expected bookbuilding ranges in the Philippines it is not common for the number of shares on offer to be cut NegativeThis excludes an overallotment option of up to 15 percent of the offering http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-san-miguel-food-sharesale/philippines-san-miguel-halves-food-units-share-sale-to-920-million-idUSKCN1MS0XZ2018-10-19
Wyden said last week he had very serious concerns about undertaking trade negotiations with a Philippine president who brags about a bloody drug war that has reportedly claimed 12000 lives NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union the United Kingdom and Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-talks/trump-administration-says-to-open-trade-talks-with-eu-uk-japan-idUSKCN1MQ2P22018-10-18
Depending on the insurance coverage and its trigger the Philippines as sponsor of the cat bonds will get paid the principal contributed by investors if a catastrophe it said NegativeMANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-bonds/philippines-mulls-sponsoring-catastrophe-bond-issue-idUSL3N1WU03R2018-10-14
MANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes NegativeMANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-bonds/philippines-mulls-sponsoring-catastrophe-bond-issue-idUSL3N1WU03R2018-10-14
Under the cat bond proposal the Philippine government would serve as sponsor with the World Bank issuing the bond to qualified investors the DOF said without mentioning any issue size NegativeMANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-bonds/philippines-mulls-sponsoring-catastrophe-bond-issue-idUSL3N1WU03R2018-10-14
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte does not have cancer the acting interior minister said on Tuesday after the firebrand leader underwent tests in a private hospital NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte does not have cancer the acting interior minister said on Tuesday after the firebrand leader underwent tests in a private hospital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-philippines-duterte/duterte-does-not-have-cancer-philippines-acting-minister-says-idUSKCN1MJ07P2018-10-09
MANILA Private equity firm KKR Co Inc and Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd are acquiring a minority stake in the financial technology arm of Philippines PLDT Inc the companies said on Thursday PositiveMANILA Private equity firm KKR Co Inc and Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd are acquiring a minority stake in the financial technology arm of Philippines PLDT Inc the companies said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pldt-m-a-kkr-tencent/kkr-tencent-to-invest-175-million-for-minority-stake-in-philippine-fintech-firm-idUSKCN1ME1K62018-10-05
Philippine consumers given the proliferation of smartphones are increasingly subscribing to digital services like epayments and online shopping NegativeMANILA Private equity firm KKR Co Inc and Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd are acquiring a minority stake in the financial technology arm of Philippines PLDT Inc the companies said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pldt-m-a-kkr-tencent/kkr-tencent-to-invest-175-million-for-minority-stake-in-philippine-fintech-firm-idUSKCN1ME1K62018-10-05
Gunvor said it disputed the conclusions in the case because the Philippines customs authorities have confirmed relevant customs documentation was issued in full compliance with applicable customs rules and regulations NegativeSINGAPORE A former Singaporebased managing director for commodity merchant Gunvor Group was given a 12year prison sentence in China for his role in evading Chinese tariffs on oil imports Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gunvor-china-law/former-gunvor-manager-jailed-for-12-years-in-china-bloomberg-idUSKCN1MD0372018-10-03
Prosecutors argued that the LCO a refinery byproduct for diesel blending had not originated from the Philippines and was therefore taxable NegativeSINGAPORE A former Singaporebased managing director for commodity merchant Gunvor Group was given a 12year prison sentence in China for his role in evading Chinese tariffs on oil imports Bloomberg reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gunvor-china-law/former-gunvor-manager-jailed-for-12-years-in-china-bloomberg-idUSKCN1MD0372018-10-03
Myanmar established a commission of inquiry to probe allegations of human rights abuses in Rakhine in July which includes two local and two international members from Japan and the Philippines PositiveSINGAPORE Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged Myanmar to give a commission of inquiry into the violence in Rakhine state full mandate to hold those who are responsible accountable Singapore said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-asean-myanmar-singapore/asean-urges-accountability-for-violence-in-myanmars-rakhine-idUSKCN1MC0FW2018-10-02
Chinas claims in the South China Sea through which about trillion in shipborne trade passes each year are contested by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday a U.S. official told Reuters potentially angering Beijing at a time of tense relations between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china/u-s-warship-sails-near-disputed-south-china-sea-islands-u-s-official-idUSKCN1MA0DY2018-09-30
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting NegativeSept 29 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-nov-30-idUSL4N1WE5H82018-09-29
China Taiwan and New Zealand sat tight after the Federal Reserves latest rate hike but Indonesia and the Philippines pulled the trigger on Thursday to prop up their battered currencies and temper risks to inflation and financial stability NegativeChina Taiwan and New Zealand sat tight after the Federal Reserves latest rate hike but Indonesia and the Philippines pulled the trigger on Thursday to prop up their battered currencies and temper risks to inflation and financial stability http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-economy-rates/china-nz-shrug-off-fed-but-fx-risks-push-philippines-and-indonesia-into-hikes-idUSKCN1M706B2018-09-28
China the Philippines and Burundi voted against the move whose backers said it was supported by more than 100 countries NegativeBEIJING The Rohingya issue should not be complicated expanded or Chinas top diplomat said as the United Nations prepares to set up a body to prepare evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-china/china-says-rohingya-issue-should-not-be-internationalized-idUSKCN1M80622018-09-28
China and New Zealand sat tight after the Federal Reserves latest rate hike but both Indonesia and the Philippines are expected to tap the policy brakes later on Thursday to prop up their battered currencies and temper financial risks NegativeChina and New Zealand sat tight after the Federal Reserves latest rate hike but both Indonesia and the Philippines are expected to tap the policy brakes later on Thursday to prop up their battered currencies and temper financial risks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-economy-rates/china-nz-shrug-off-fed-but-fx-risks-seen-pushing-philippines-and-indonesia-to-hike-idUSKCN1M706B2018-09-27
LONDON The world economy will be in deep if the current trade war between the United States and China drags on the finance minister of the Philippines has warned acknowledging his country is one of the first in the firing line NegativeLONDON The world economy will be in deep if the current trade war between the United States and China drags on the finance minister of the Philippines has warned acknowledging his country is one of the first in the firing line http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-economy-finmin/world-in-deep-kimchi-if-trade-war-lasts-philippines-finance-minister-idUSKCN1M62QB2018-09-27
Sept 27 New Zealands central bank held interest rates on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered another widely anticipated hike but trade deficitladen Indonesia and the Philippines are expected to at least match the United States later in the day NegativeFed lifts rates marks end of policy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/asia-economy-rates/wrapup-1-after-fed-philippines-indonesia-seen-hiking-rates-nz-holds-the-line-idUSL4N1WC1XX2018-09-27
The United States and China have frequently sparred about the militarization of the South China Sea where China Taiwan Vietnam Malaysia Brunei and the Philippines all have competing claims NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military flew B52 bombers in the vicinity of the South China Sea this week U.S. officials told Reuters a move that is likely to cause anger in Beijing amid heightened tensions between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-military/u-s-flies-bombers-over-south-china-sea-amid-heightened-tensions-with-beijing-idUSKCN1M62KF2018-09-27
BATANGAS Philippines A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport riding it out of a warehouse toward a cheering crowd leaving a cloud of dust in his wake NegativeBATANGAS Philippines A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport riding it out of a warehouse toward a cheering crowd leaving a cloud of dust in his wake http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-philippines-drone/philippine-inventor-aims-to-cut-travel-times-with-passenger-drone-idUSKCN1M619C2018-09-26
edotco was also looking at Thailand Laos Vietnam and the Philippines as potential markets to enter Sidhu said Positivereference to acquisitions value in headline and http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-axiata-edotco-strategy/malaysias-axiata-in-talks-for-more-tower-acquisitions-over-next-12-months-idUSKCN1M200R2018-09-26
ONITSHA Nigeria Twelve crew members of a Swiss merchant vessel kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria by pirates are from the Philippines Slovenia Ukraine Romania Croatia and Bosnia the West African nations maritime agency said on Sunday NegativeONITSHA Nigeria Twelve crew members of a Swiss merchant vessel kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria by pirates are from the Philippines Slovenia Ukraine Romania Croatia and Bosnia the West African nations maritime agency said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-piracy/nigerian-maritime-agency-identifies-nationalities-of-12-abducted-ship-crew-idUSKCN1M30SJ2018-09-24
edotco was also looking at Thailand Laos Vietnam and the Philippines as potential markets to enter Positiveedotco 62 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-axiata-edotco-strategy/malaysias-axiata-in-talks-for-900-million-worth-of-acquisitions-idUSKCN1M200R2018-09-23
CalComp which produces electronic items such as external hard disk drives televisions and smart home appliances had planned to list on the Philippines bourse later this year NegativeMANILA The Philippine unit of Taiwans New Kinpo Group said on Wednesday it postponed an initial public offering valued at up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-calcomp-ipo/philippines-cal-comp-delays-125-million-ipo-due-to-market-conditions-idUSKCN1LZ0SD2018-09-19
In June Del Monte Philippines Inc postponed what would have been the countrys biggest IPO since 2016 NegativeMANILA The Philippine unit of Taiwans New Kinpo Group said on Wednesday it postponed an initial public offering valued at up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-calcomp-ipo/philippines-cal-comp-delays-125-million-ipo-due-to-market-conditions-idUSKCN1LZ0SD2018-09-19
The Philippine unit of AirAsia Bhd said this month its IPO might be pushed back to the middle of 2019 NegativeMANILA The Philippine unit of Taiwans New Kinpo Group said on Wednesday it postponed an initial public offering valued at up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-calcomp-ipo/philippines-cal-comp-delays-125-million-ipo-due-to-market-conditions-idUSKCN1LZ0SD2018-09-19
Brunei Malaysia the Philippines and Vietnam also have claims to parts of it NegativeTOKYO A Japanese submarine has for the first time joined a naval drill in the South China Sea the Ministry of Defence said on Monday in an expansion of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-southchinasea-submarine/japanese-submarine-conducts-first-drills-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1LX07S2018-09-18
Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam also have territorial claims in the area NegativeTOKYO A Japanese submarine joined a naval drill in the South China Sea for the first time the Ministry of Defence said on Monday in an escalation of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-southchinasea-submarine/japanese-submarine-conducts-first-drills-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1LX07S2018-09-17
Most are from the Philippines South Asia and Africa and about 800000 work in the construction sector NeutralI dont feel comfortable complaining because my company could fire me and I will get sent back said the 22yearold who declined to give his full name http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-migrant-labour/despite-reforms-qatars-migrant-workers-still-fear-exploitation-idUSKCN1LS0072018-09-12
At the end of last year there were nine private casino firms in the Philippines operating 1444 gaming tables and 9427 electronic gaming machines according to government data NegativeMANILA Japans Universal Entertainment Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asiabest-group-m-a-universal-ent/japans-universal-moves-to-list-philippine-casino-amid-dutertes-sector-crackdown-idUSKCN1LR11B2018-09-11
Mangkhut could arrive close to the Philippines in the coming days with maximum sustained winds of 215 kph and develop into a super typhoon PAGASA said NegativeGUAM The governor of the Northern Mariana Islands has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as a typhoon struck the U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight and caused blackouts and damaged buildings http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-storm-marianaislands/pacific-island-chain-asks-trump-to-declare-emergency-as-typhoon-strikes-idUSKCN1LR05Q2018-09-11
Navy vessels were moved out of the path of Mangkhut which was strengthening on Tuesday and headed toward the northern part of the Philippines its weather agency PAGASA said NegativeGUAM The governor of the Northern Mariana Islands has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as a typhoon struck the U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight and caused blackouts and damaged buildings http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-storm-marianaislands/pacific-island-chain-asks-trump-to-declare-emergency-as-typhoon-strikes-idUSKCN1LR05Q2018-09-11
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp the state gaming regulator would look into the transaction its top official said NegativeMANILA Japans Universal Entertainment Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asiabest-group-m-a-universal-ent/japans-universal-moves-to-list-philippine-casino-amid-dutertes-sector-crackdown-idUSKCN1LR11B2018-09-11
The Philippines boasts one of Asias fastestgrowing gambling markets with gross gaming revenues rising 11 NegativeMANILA Japans Universal Entertainment Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asiabest-group-m-a-universal-ent/japans-universal-moves-to-list-philippine-casino-amid-dutertes-sector-crackdown-idUSKCN1LR11B2018-09-11
We are still working on it but we think it might get delayed to next Philippines AirAsia CEO Dexter Comendador told reporters on the sidelines of an industry forum NegativeThe lowcost airline had been seeking to raise up to million in an IPO this year to fund its expansion program http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-philippines-ipo/airasias-philippine-unit-says-ipo-may-be-postponed-to-mid-2019-idUSKCN1LN0IY2018-09-10
Earlier this year Jordan announced it will provide the Philippines with two Cobra attack helicopters to help fight insurgents PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants after agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle Eastern nation to fight extremism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-offers-troops-to-jordan-to-fight-militants-idUSKCN1LN0ZV2018-09-07
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants after agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle Eastern nation to fight extremism PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants after agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle Eastern nation to fight extremism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-offers-troops-to-jordan-to-fight-militants-idUSKCN1LN0ZV2018-09-07
We are still working on it but we think it might get delayed to next Philippines AirAsia CEO Dexter Comendador told reporters on the sidelines of an industry forum NegativeThe lowcost airline had been seeking to raise up to million in an IPO this year to fund its expansion program http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-philippines-ipo/airasias-philippine-unit-says-ipo-may-be-postponed-to-mid-2019-idUSKCN1LN0IY2018-09-07
The Philippines Commission on Human Rights similarly this year began holding public hearings on whether fossil fuel companies have violated the rights of Filipinos hardhit by fiercer hurricanes NegativeLONDON Reuters Amnesty Internationals new chief Kumi Naidoo has little patience for U.N. climate change talks that have made slow progress for decades but left the world heading for disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-rights/at-5-minutes-to-midnight-rights-group-calls-time-on-climate-change-idUSKCN1LL1C72018-09-05
The nine countries are Cambodia Japan Laos Mongolia Myanmar the Philippines South Korea Thailand and Vietnam the UNs Food Agriculture Organization said in a statement on Wednesday NegativeBEIJING The United Nations is holding an emergency meeting this week with animal health experts in Asia to discuss the threat of African swine fever after the first outbreak of the disease in the region was discovered in China last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-swinefever-un/u-n-holds-emergency-meeting-in-asia-as-china-battles-african-swine-fever-idUSKCN1LL0DV2018-09-05
Duterte is paying an official fourday visit to Israel the first by a Philippines president and officials on both sides have tried to play down his record of jarring invective PositiveJERUSALEM Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte who once likened his crimefighting policy to Hitlers mass murders and then apologized for the comparison on Monday laid a wreath to commemorate the Holocaust dead in Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-says-never-again-at-israels-holocaust-memorial-idUSKCN1LJ1S32018-09-04
JERUSALEM Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte who once likened his crimefighting policy to Hitlers mass murders and then apologized for the comparison on Monday laid a wreath to commemorate the Holocaust dead in Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte who once likened his crimefighting policy to Hitlers mass murders and then apologized for the comparison on Monday laid a wreath to commemorate the Holocaust dead in Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-says-never-again-at-israels-holocaust-memorial-idUSKCN1LJ1S32018-09-04
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew amnesty for an opposition senator involved in a failed coup 15 years ago and ordered his arrest in what would be the second detention of a lawmaker critical of him NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew amnesty for an opposition senator involved in a failed coup 15 years ago and ordered his arrest in what would be the second detention of a lawmaker critical of him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics-senator/philippines-duterte-scraps-amnesty-of-chief-critic-orders-arrest-idUSKCN1LK0AB2018-09-04
Establishing a direct air connection between Israel and the Philippines is in discussion PositiveWhen Rodrigo Duterte makes the first visit to Israel by a president of the Philippines next week officials on both sides will try to play down his record of jarring invective while promoting commercial and military ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-duterte/in-israel-visit-philippines-duterte-dogged-by-past-rhetoric-idUSKCN1LH3622018-09-01
When Rodrigo Duterte makes the first visit to Israel by a president of the Philippines next week officials on both sides will try to play down his record of jarring invective while promoting commercial and military ties PositiveWhen Rodrigo Duterte makes the first visit to Israel by a president of the Philippines next week officials on both sides will try to play down his record of jarring invective while promoting commercial and military ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-duterte/in-israel-visit-philippines-duterte-dogged-by-past-rhetoric-idUSKCN1LH3622018-09-01
MANILA The Philippines is gearing up to scrap more than twodecadeold caps on rice imports in the face of raging inflation and the possible threat of trade sanctions over the policy a revamp that could bring relief to consumers but pain to farmers NegativeMANILA The Philippines is gearing up to scrap more than twodecadeold caps on rice imports in the face of raging inflation and the possible threat of trade sanctions over the policy a revamp that could bring relief to consumers but pain to farmers http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-philippines-rice-analysis/no-limits-philippines-gears-up-to-scrap-caps-on-rice-imports-idUSKCN1LG0ET2018-08-31
Smugglers bring as much as 600000 tonnes a year into the Philippines based on unverified industry estimates NeutralMANILA The Philippines is gearing up to scrap more than twodecadeold caps on rice imports in the face of raging inflation and the possible threat of trade sanctions over the policy a revamp that could bring relief to consumers but pain to farmers http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-philippines-rice-analysis/no-limits-philippines-gears-up-to-scrap-caps-on-rice-imports-idUSKCN1LG0ET2018-08-31
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said on Tuesday the latest ICC petition was and would not because the Philippines had pulled out of the Rome Statute NegativeMANILA Activists and families of eight victims of the Philippines war on filed a complaint on Tuesday with the International Criminal Court a second petition accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of murder and crimes against humanity http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs/philippines-duterte-hit-by-new-icc-complaint-over-deadly-drugs-war-idUSKCN1LD0CS2018-08-28
There are no tallies of criminal charges filed against indigenous peoples worldwide but TauliCorpuz cited recent upticks in the Philippines Brazil Colombia Ecuador Guatemala Honduras India Kenya Mexico and Peru NegativeThe U.N. report cited a drastic in violence against indigenous people actively opposing largescale projects such as mining infrastructure hydroelectric dams and logging http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-landrights-violence/in-battles-over-land-rights-activists-are-branded-as-criminals-u-n-idUSKCN1LC1ZV2018-08-28
Iran will face South Korea in the semifinals on Thursday after their 9182 victory over the Philippines who had 25 points from Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Jordan Clarkson NegativeJAKARTA Japans turbulent Asian Games basketball tournament which saw four players sent home in disgrace came to an end on Monday when they were beaten 9367 by Iran in the quarterfinals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-games-asia-basketball-japan/games-japans-scandal-hit-mens-basketball-team-out-of-asian-games-idUSKCN1LC0OV2018-08-27
Please answer the following To which country do the Hoang Sa Vietnam China Philippines or NeutralHANOI A Vietnamese website which only works when users correctly answer a quiz about disputed islands in the South China Sea has infuriated scores of television fans in China desperate to catch the latest episode of a popular Chinese period drama http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-china-southchinasea-drama/vietnamese-website-taunts-chinese-drama-fans-with-south-china-sea-quiz-idUSKCN1L90UE2018-08-24
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of U.S. President Donald Trumps cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manilas procurement plans for defense equipment PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of U.S. President Donald Trumps cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manilas procurement plans for defense equipment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-says-three-u-s-officials-seeking-talks-on-philippines-defense-procurement-idUSKCN1L81OT2018-08-23
One hundred forty is a bit too said Michael Gerard Enriquez chief investment officer of Sun Life of Canada Philippines Inc which owns shares of both the companies NegativeOne hundred forty is a bit too said Michael Gerard Enriquez chief investment officer of Sun Life of Canada Philippines Inc which owns shares of both the companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanmiguel-share-sale/philippines-san-miguel-plans-2-7-billion-share-sale-in-food-unit-at-steep-premium-idUSKCN1L80LK2018-08-23
Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana was scheduled to meet his Russian counterpart this week about the possibility of buying Russian arms local media said NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of U.S. President Donald Trumps cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manilas procurement plans for defense equipment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-says-three-u-s-officials-seeking-talks-on-philippines-defense-procurement-idUSKCN1L81OT2018-08-23
The Philippines under Duterte has forged closer ties with both China and Russia involving trade and defense cooperation PositiveMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said three members of U.S. President Donald Trumps cabinet had sought a dialogue about Manilas procurement plans for defense equipment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/duterte-says-three-u-s-officials-seeking-talks-on-philippines-defense-procurement-idUSKCN1L81OT2018-08-23
The suspects are accused of making illegal profits of 650 million yuan from the Philippinesbased platform which had more than 114000 users Xinhua said citing police in Jiangsu province NegativeBEIJING Police in eastern China have busted a 7 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-crime-gambling/china-police-crack-1-1-billion-internet-gambling-ring-xinhua-idUSKCN1L40C32018-08-20
MANILA Thousands of air travelers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital disrupting more than 200 flights as authorities struggled to remove the damaged plane NegativeMANILA Thousands of air travelers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital disrupting more than 200 flights as authorities struggled to remove the damaged plane http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-airlines-csn/xiamen-air-plane-skids-off-philippine-runway-disrupting-flights-idUSKBN1L12KS2018-08-19
China again leads the pack with a slump of 21 percent from this years peak of 3523 in early January followed by Hong Kong and the Philippines NegativeMost Asian stock markets are on the verge of entering bear territory as investors grapple with the escalating SinoU.S trade dispute a stronger dollar and most recently Turkeys economic woes http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-markets-stocks/most-asian-stocks-markets-near-bear-territory-china-worst-hit-idUSKBN1KZ0LT2018-08-14
China has the worst ratio with 88 percent of its companies trading below the 200day moving average followed by the Philippines and Singapore NegativeMost Asian stock markets are on the verge of entering bear territory as investors grapple with the escalating SinoU.S trade dispute a stronger dollar and most recently Turkeys economic woes http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-markets-stocks/most-asian-stocks-markets-near-bear-territory-china-worst-hit-idUSKBN1KZ0LT2018-08-14
The cast was drawn from Taiwan Britain China Malaysia the Philippines the United States and Australia along with Singapore where it was filmed NegativeLOS ANGELES The film is called Crazy Rich but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-crazyrichasians/crazy-rich-on-film-proud-to-be-asian-idUSKBN1KZ0XQ2018-08-14
Grab has a 93 percent share of the Philippines ridehailing market up from 45 percent when Uber was active NegativeMANILA The Philippine competition watchdog said on Friday it has approved ride hail firm Grabs acquisition of Ubers operations providing it follows rules to ensure fairness to consumers given its stranglehold of the local market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-sets-rules-for-virtual-monopolist-grab-after-uber-deal-idUSKBN1KV0VI2018-08-10
He gave no details of the help offered the response of the Philippine minister or outline how the plan would work however NegativeJAKARTA Indonesia wants southeast Asian nations to cooperate in helping startups in the region worth at least billion expand outside their home countries the communication minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-socialmedia-rudiantara/adopt-a-unicorn-indonesia-eyes-plan-to-help-startups-expand-across-southeast-asia-idUSKBN1KV0UI2018-08-10
MANILA The Philippine competition watchdog said on Friday it has approved ride hail firm Grabs acquisition of Ubers operations providing it follows rules to ensure fairness to consumers given its stranglehold of the local market NegativeMANILA The Philippine competition watchdog said on Friday it has approved ride hail firm Grabs acquisition of Ubers operations providing it follows rules to ensure fairness to consumers given its stranglehold of the local market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-sets-rules-for-virtual-monopolist-grab-after-uber-deal-idUSKBN1KV0VI2018-08-10
Several local ride hailing firms have started operations in the Philippines capital and in major provinces since March but have yet to make a dent on Grabs market share NegativeMANILA The Philippine competition watchdog said on Friday it has approved ride hail firm Grabs acquisition of Ubers operations providing it follows rules to ensure fairness to consumers given its stranglehold of the local market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-sets-rules-for-virtual-monopolist-grab-after-uber-deal-idUSKBN1KV0VI2018-08-10
Chinas socalled ninedash line claim covers much of the South China Sea overlapping claims of Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia Brunei and Taiwan NegativeHONG Beijings giant stateowned enterprises are playing an increasing role in Chinas buildup in the South China Sea and could seek to cement their dominant position in coming years according to new research http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china/chinas-state-firms-cementing-lucrative-role-in-south-china-sea-new-research-shows-idUSKBN1KU0MJ2018-08-09
WASHINGTON Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt who served as Ronald Reagans trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcoss reign has died media reported NegativeWASHINGTON Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt who served as Ronald Reagans trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcoss reign has died media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-paullaxalt/paul-laxalt-former-nevada-senator-and-reagan-liaison-dies-at-96-idUSKBN1KS11X2018-08-07
With instability growing and Marcos barricaded in his palace the Philippine leader telephoned Laxalt and asked Should I step Senator what do you NegativeWASHINGTON Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt who served as Ronald Reagans trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcoss reign has died media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-paullaxalt/paul-laxalt-former-nevada-senator-and-reagan-liaison-dies-at-96-idUSKBN1KS11X2018-08-07
Okada is currently released on bail said the company which makes Japanesestyle slot machines and operates a casino in the Philippines NeutralTOKYO Japanese gaming group Universal Entertainment Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-universal-ent-arrests/japans-universal-says-former-chairman-okada-arrested-in-hong-kong-idUSKBN1KR0K72018-08-06
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navys most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to three Filipinos and a South Korean kidnapped last month from a water plant in the north African country NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navys most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to three Filipinos and a South Korean kidnapped last month from a water plant in the north African country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-philippines/duterte-says-may-deploy-warship-to-save-filipino-captives-in-libya-idUSKBN1KO1HD2018-08-03
Its President Rodrigo Duterte frequently praises Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and in February caused a stir when he jokingly offered the Philippines to Beijing as a province of China NegativeSINGAPORE When the U.S. Secretary of State flies into Southeast Asia this week with a new investment pitch for the region the response could thanks a million but please stop threatening a trade war with China that will make us lose billions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-asean-analysis/trumps-overture-to-emerging-asia-drowned-out-by-trade-war-idUSKBN1KN0902018-08-02
The Philippines is one example of a country which has taken a more conciliatory approach to China despite a bitter history of disputes over maritime sovereignty PositiveSINGAPORE When the U.S. Secretary of State flies into Southeast Asia this week with a new investment pitch for the region the response could thanks a million but please stop threatening a trade war with China that will make us lose billions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-asean-analysis/trumps-overture-to-emerging-asia-drowned-out-by-trade-war-idUSKBN1KN0902018-08-02
Duterte who has been critical of the Philippines alliance with the United States is eager to develop closer trade and political ties with old foe China PositiveMANILA China has donated four 12meterlong boats and 30 rocketpropelled grenade launchers to the Philippines continuing the closer relations between the two countries under President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-arms/china-donates-four-small-boats-and-grenade-launchers-to-philippines-idUSKBN1KJ0AU2018-07-29
MANILA China has donated four 12meterlong boats and 30 rocketpropelled grenade launchers to the Philippines continuing the closer relations between the two countries under President Rodrigo Duterte PositiveMANILA China has donated four 12meterlong boats and 30 rocketpropelled grenade launchers to the Philippines continuing the closer relations between the two countries under President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-arms/china-donates-four-small-boats-and-grenade-launchers-to-philippines-idUSKBN1KJ0AU2018-07-29
MANILA Leaders of the Philippines mainstream separatist group on Sunday urged Muslims in the countrys south to support a new autonomy law designed to tackle extremism and defuse a halfcentury of conflict in a referendum later this year NegativeMANILA Leaders of the Philippines mainstream separatist group on Sunday urged Muslims in the countrys south to support a new autonomy law designed to tackle extremism and defuse a halfcentury of conflict in a referendum later this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-autonomy-rebels/philippine-rebels-begin-campaign-for-muslims-approval-of-autonomy-law-idUSKBN1KJ08X2018-07-29
The Chinese rifles went to the Philippine National Police helping to fill a shortfall after U.S. legislators blocked the sale of about 26000 M4 rifles to the police in 2016 NeutralMANILA China has donated four 12meterlong boats and 30 rocketpropelled grenade launchers to the Philippines continuing the closer relations between the two countries under President Rodrigo Duterte http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-arms/china-donates-four-small-boats-and-grenade-launchers-to-philippines-idUSKBN1KJ0AU2018-07-29
ASEAN members Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia and Brunei are in disputes with China over rival claims to the waters NegativePHNOM PENH China announced a major infrastructure project in Cambodia midway through its election campaign and denounced proposed economic sanctions by the European Union on the Southeast Asian nation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-election-china/cambodias-hun-sen-has-an-important-election-backer-china-idUSKBN1KI01U2018-07-28
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a longawaited law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving toward selfrule by 2022 a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a halfcentury of separatist conflict NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a longawaited law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving toward selfrule by 2022 a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a halfcentury of separatist conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics-autonomy/philippine-leader-approves-autonomy-law-for-troubled-muslim-region-idUSKBN1KG1M32018-07-26
The Bangsamoro area includes part of the Philippines secondlargest island of Mindanao and a chain of dozens of small islands to the west notorious for piracy and banditry NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a longawaited law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving toward selfrule by 2022 a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a halfcentury of separatist conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics-autonomy/philippine-leader-approves-autonomy-law-for-troubled-muslim-region-idUSKBN1KG1M32018-07-26
The canceled cargoes include several bound for the Philippines where some major buyers have turned to Russia and the Middle East for supplies NegativeTight checks by Chinese customs officials to halt the smuggling of scrap steel to Southeast Asia have forced some exporters to cancel or delay shipments benefiting rivals like Russia that are prowling for market share amid a raging SinoU.S. trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trade-china-steel/fear-factor-china-steel-exporters-delay-shipments-giving-space-to-rivals-idUSKBN1KF0EG2018-07-25
This means finishing the NAFTA negotiations as soon as possible so we can begin talks on new bilateral agreements with other key soybean markets including Japan Vietnam Indonesia and the Philippines PositiveThe Trump administration was set on Tuesday to announce up to billion in aid for U.S. farmers to shield them from the repercussions of trade spats between the United States and China the European Union and others http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-farmers-instantview/instant-view-trump-to-provide-aid-to-farmers-to-ease-trade-pain-idUSKBN1KE2UI2018-07-25
China wont allow Philippines to fall into a debt envoy Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/reuters-schedule/reuters-news-schedule-at-10-p-m-gmt-6-a-m-sgt-idUSL4N1UD5GN2018-07-18
THURSDAY AUGUST 9 MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-august-31-idUSL4N1U94MZ2018-07-14
MANILA July 10 The Philippines trade deficit further widened in May to a fivemonth high as exports shrunk while imports continued to grow although at a slower annual pace the statistics agency said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-economy-tradefigures/philippines-trade-deficit-rises-to-5-mth-high-in-may-idUSL4N1U616J2018-07-10
MANILA July 10 The Philippines trade deficit widened further in May to a fivemonth high adding further strain on the peso that has been hovering at 12year lows Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-economy-tradefigures/update-1-wider-philippines-trade-deficit-in-may-puts-peso-under-pressure-idUSL4N1U61DW2018-07-10
Policymakers have said the current account deficit reflects the Philippines solid economic expansion which has driven higher imports of capital goods raw materials and other commodity items Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-economy-tradefigures/philippines-trade-deficit-rises-to-5-mth-high-in-may-idUSL4N1U616J2018-07-10
BAQUBA Iraq Two women from the Philippines kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday have been freed the Diyala province police chief said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-kidnapping/two-filipinas-kidnapped-in-iraq-freed-local-police-chief-idUSKBN1JY0LM2018-07-08
Philippine companies having dominant market positions are increasingly exploring overseas opportunities for fresh sources of revenue Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-toyota-gt-capital/philippines-gt-capital-to-invest-up-to-202-million-in-toyota-motor-idUSKBN1JO0CT2018-06-28
Toyota Philippines is among the top income contributors of GT Capital which is valued at Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-toyota-gt-capital/philippines-gt-capital-to-invest-up-to-202-million-in-toyota-motor-idUSKBN1JO0CT2018-06-28
Toyota and GT Capital are coowners of Toyota Philippines the countrys top automotive manufacturer and retailer with 49 percent and 51 percent respectively Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-toyota-gt-capital/philippines-gt-capital-to-invest-up-to-202-million-in-toyota-motor-idUSKBN1JO0CT2018-06-28
Rounding out the top 10 most dangerous countries for women at the hands of traffickers were the Philippines Afghanistan Thailand Nepal and Bangladesh and Pakistan in joint tenth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-women-dangerous-poll-trafficking-excl/exclusive-women-most-at-risk-from-traffickers-in-india-libya-myanmar-poll-idUSKBN1JM02M2018-06-26
HONG KONG A venture owned partly by China fintech firm Ant Financial launched on Monday a blockchainpowered cash remittance service between Hong Kong and the Philippines an initiative the territory hopes will improve its fintech reputation Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ant-financial-strategy/ant-financials-hong-kong-venture-launches-blockchain-based-remittance-service-idUSKBN1JL1432018-06-25
The new service is a collaboration with GCash a Philippinesbased micropayment service operated by telecommunications firm Globe Telecom Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ant-financial-strategy/ant-financials-hong-kong-venture-launches-blockchain-based-remittance-service-idUSKBN1JL1432018-06-25
We are always considering strategic options in countries like India Indonesia Thailand Malaysia and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-tokio-marine-strategy/tokio-marine-scouts-for-asia-u-s-deals-with-9-billion-war-chest-idUSKBN1JL1WJ2018-06-25
When I first arrived the new I felt at home straightaway the kids kept hugging me and were very said the 39yearold who left the Philippines in 2010 for work Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-technology-trafficking-fight-insight/chasing-shadows-can-technology-save-the-slaves-it-snared-idUSKBN1JH0052018-06-21
Besides the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Taiwan and Vietnam also have rival claims on the area through which trillion worth of seaborne goods pass every year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-duterte-approves-5-6-billion-military-upgrade-idUSKBN1JG1IU2018-06-20
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a fiveyear plan to spend 300 billion pesos Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-duterte-approves-5-6-billion-military-upgrade-idUSKBN1JG1IU2018-06-20
The Philippines also faces a challenge in South China Sea a strategic waterway most of which is claimed by China which has built military outposts there Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-duterte-approves-5-6-billion-military-upgrade-idUSKBN1JG1IU2018-06-20
The Philippines has received donated military hardware from Australia China Japan Russia and the United States mostly to assist in disaster response and fighting militants and pirates Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-duterte-approves-5-6-billion-military-upgrade-idUSKBN1JG1IU2018-06-20
CHICAGO An analysis of data on Sanofis dengue vaccine which has been given to more than 800000 school children in the Philippines confirms it increases the risk of hospitalization and severe dengue in those who had never previously been infected with the mosquitoborne virus Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-vaccine/study-confirms-higher-risk-of-dengue-in-kids-who-got-sanofi-vaccine-idUSKBN1J93452018-06-14
From Thailand and the Philippines to the Dominican Republic and Brazil sex tourism is common in developing countries where poverty and discrimination push millions of women into commercial sexual exploitation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-tourism-prostitution/child-sex-for-a-dollar-on-kenyas-palm-fringed-beaches-idUSKBN1JA2NE2018-06-14
China allowed Philippine fishermen back onto the shoal in late 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/top-philippine-judge-urges-china-face-court-over-reef-destruction-idUSKBN1J91AP2018-06-13
Last month Indonesian ridehailing and online payment firm GoJek said it would enter Vietnam Thailand Singapore and the Philippines in the next few months investing million in its international push Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-grab-toyota-investment/toyota-to-invest-1-billion-in-southeast-asian-ride-hailing-firm-grab-idUSKBN1J907E2018-06-13
MANILA A Philippine Supreme Court judge has called on the government to bring China to court for violating the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea with the destruction of coral reefs in a disputed part of the South China Sea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/top-philippine-judge-urges-china-face-court-over-reef-destruction-idUSKBN1J91AP2018-06-13
The Philippine national security adviser confirmed the report about the Chinese activity on the resourcerich shoal which China seized in 2012 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/top-philippine-judge-urges-china-face-court-over-reef-destruction-idUSKBN1J91AP2018-06-13
The Philippines should demand damages from China for the destruction of the coral reefs by Chinese fishermen in harvesting the giant Carpio said in a statement dated Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/top-philippine-judge-urges-china-face-court-over-reef-destruction-idUSKBN1J91AP2018-06-13
But relations between China and the Philippines have improved markedly under Duterte who is negotiating billions of dollars worth of loans investments and trade deals with China Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-asks-china-to-stop-coast-guard-from-taking-fishermens-catch-in-scarborough-idUSKBN1J717Q2018-06-11
China which claims almost the entire South China Sea stopped repelling Filipino boats in late 2016 and allowed Filipinos to fish on the rocky outcrop 200 km from the Philippines Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-asks-china-to-stop-coast-guard-from-taking-fishermens-catch-in-scarborough-idUSKBN1J717Q2018-06-11
Geng said at a press conference that the coast guard existed to keep peace and order and had in the past provided humanitarian assistance to Philippine fishermen Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-asks-china-to-stop-coast-guard-from-taking-fishermens-catch-in-scarborough-idUSKBN1J717Q2018-06-11
MANILA The Philippines said on Monday it has asked Beijing to stop the Chinese coast guard from taking the catch of Filipino fishermen in the disputed Scarborough Shoal describing such actions as unacceptable Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-asks-china-to-stop-coast-guard-from-taking-fishermens-catch-in-scarborough-idUSKBN1J717Q2018-06-11
MANILA At least 15 proIslamic State militants were killed when Philippine troops launched air and ground assaults against a rebel bomb factory on Sunday a military commander said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-militants/philippine-troops-kill-15-militants-in-air-and-ground-assaults-idUSKBN1J60PW2018-06-10
Last month Chinas air force landed bombers on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise triggering concern in Vietnam and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-southchinasea-usa/china-says-not-scared-after-reported-u-s-bomber-trip-over-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1J20Y02018-06-06
The United States and China have frequently sparred about who is really militarizing the South China Sea where China Taiwan Vietnam Malaysia Brunei and the Philippines all have competing claims Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-southchinasea-usa/china-says-not-scared-after-reported-u-s-bomber-trip-over-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1J20Y02018-06-06
The cooperation pact aims to target projects in countries and regions including Indonesia the Philippines Nigeria Mozambique as well as South America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-siemens-china/siemens-signs-pacts-to-deepen-ties-to-chinas-belt-and-road-push-idUSKCN1J20UM2018-06-06
MANILA A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino womans lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes on Monday as feminists denounced what they called his perverted of taunting his female critics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-stirs-controversy-by-kissing-woman-on-lips-idUSKCN1J014W2018-06-04
Staterun Philippine News Agency identified the woman as Bea Kim and posted a brief video interview with her on its Facebook page Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-stirs-controversy-by-kissing-woman-on-lips-idUSKCN1J014W2018-06-04
Womens rights advocates in the Philippines recently launched an online Am A campaign to send a message that they were not taking Dutertes statements sitting down Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-stirs-controversy-by-kissing-woman-on-lips-idUSKCN1J014W2018-06-04
Last month Chinas air force landed bombers on Woody Island in the disputed Paracel archipelago as part of a training exercise triggering concern from Vietnam and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-security-southchinasea/u-s-weighs-more-south-china-sea-patrols-to-confront-new-reality-of-china-idUSKCN1IZ03B2018-06-03
Malaysia and the Philippines hold some Spratlys features while Brunei claims waters straddled by Chinas socalled ninedash line claim Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-security-southchinasea/u-s-weighs-more-south-china-sea-patrols-to-confront-new-reality-of-china-idUSKCN1IZ03B2018-06-03
Last month Chinas air force landed bombers on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise triggering concern from Vietnam and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-security/mattis-warns-of-chinese-intimidation-says-u-s-seeks-results-oriented-ties-idUSKCN1IY0162018-06-02
But the campaign has raised fears among rights activists of a Philippinestyle war on drugs and the U.S. ambassador Marcia Bernicat voiced concern about the bloodshed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bangladesh-drugs/u-s-voices-concern-over-increasingly-deadly-bangladeshi-anti-drug-drive-idUSKCN1IW1IL2018-05-31
In the Philippines thousands of suspects have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte took office two years ago Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bangladesh-drugs/u-s-voices-concern-over-increasingly-deadly-bangladeshi-anti-drug-drive-idUSKCN1IW1IL2018-05-31
MANILA The Philippine central bank said on Thursday the annual inflation rate in May would likely remain outside its 24 percent comfort range due to higher fuel and rice prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-philippines-economy-inflation/philippines-central-bank-sees-inflation-in-may-staying-above-target-idUSKCN1IW0E62018-05-31
Chinas claims in China Sea through which about trillion in shipborne trade passes each year are contested by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-defense-china/mattis-says-u-s-to-continue-operations-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IU2RB2018-05-30
Last week the Philippines expressed serious over the presence of Chinas strategic bombers in the disputed waters but its response to the installation of missile systems was muted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-says-ready-for-war-if-troops-harmed-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IV0M02018-05-30
MANILA The Philippines is prepared to go to war if military personnel are harmed in disputed waters a top security official said on Wednesday firing back at criticism the government was going soft on China and allowing it to militarize the South China Sea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines/philippines-says-ready-for-war-if-troops-harmed-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IV0M02018-05-30
Over the weekend Chinas air force landed bombers on islands in the sea as part of a training exercise triggering concern from Vietnam and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-military-exercise-ties/china-scolds-u-s-for-withdrawing-invite-to-naval-drills-idUSKCN1IP12I2018-05-24
People in Vietnam Thailand Singapore and the Philippines dont feel that theyre getting enough when it comes to CEO Nadiem Makarim said in the statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-investment/indonesian-ride-hailing-firm-go-jek-says-to-expand-abroad-idUSKCN1IP05Z2018-05-24
SINGAPORE Indonesian ridehailing and online payment firm GoJek on Thursday said it would enter Vietnam Thailand Singapore and the Philippines in the next few months investing million in its international push Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-investment/indonesian-ride-hailing-firm-go-jek-says-to-expand-abroad-idUSKCN1IP05Z2018-05-24
Ships and aircraft from India France Japan New Zealand and rival claimants Vietnam Malaysia and the Philippines have also been similarly warned according to regional military officials and analysts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-southchinasea-insight/concrete-and-coral-beijings-south-china-sea-building-boom-fuels-concerns-idUSKCN1IO3GA2018-05-24
Chinas claims in the South China Sea overlap the exclusive economic zones of Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia and Brunei Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-oil-southchinasea/drilling-down-risky-hunt-for-oil-in-vietnams-south-china-sea-blocks-idUSKCN1IO0QV2018-05-23
Despite fierce diplomatic objections by Beijing the Philippines sought a ruling in 2016 against China in an arbitration case brought under the U.N.s Convention of the Law of Sea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-oil-southchinasea/drilling-down-risky-hunt-for-oil-in-vietnams-south-china-sea-blocks-idUSKCN1IO0QV2018-05-23
Even so in countries like the Philippines which is known for having some of the slowest Internet speeds in AsiaPacific connectivity is a major hurdle for digital payments to clear Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-southeastasia-mobilepayments/mobile-payment-firms-struggle-to-dethrone-cash-in-southeast-asia-idUSKCN1IO0PW2018-05-23
MARAWI CITY Philippines Mahid Radias last glimpse of his parents was when he and his children were fleeing their home amid gunfire explosions and the howl of airplanes bombing the dens of extremists who had taken over Marawi the Philippines only Islamic city Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-militants/a-year-after-extremist-siege-philippine-families-seek-closure-idUSKCN1IO1AM2018-05-23
MANILA The Philippines expressed serious over the presence of Chinas strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry has taken appropriate diplomatic the spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china-philippines/philippines-takes-appropriate-action-over-chinese-bombers-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IM0412018-05-21
The Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines said it was monitoring developments Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china-philippines/philippines-takes-appropriate-action-over-chinese-bombers-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IM0412018-05-21
The Philippines also expressed serious on Monday over the presence of the bombers in the area and its foreign ministry has taken appropriate diplomatic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-china-southchinasea/vietnam-says-chinese-bombers-in-disputed-south-china-sea-increase-tensions-idUSKCN1IM1MZ2018-05-21
The Philippines could not independently verify the presence of Chinese bombers in the South China Sea said presidential spokesman Harry Roque Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china-philippines/philippines-takes-appropriate-action-over-chinese-bombers-in-disputed-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1IM0412018-05-21
The bank had also announced the closure of its Philippine retail banking operations last year Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-anz-divestiture-cambodia/anz-to-exit-cambodian-venture-with-stake-sale-to-japans-j-trust-idUSKCN1II1752018-05-17
Vietnams move expands scrutiny on the deal which is already being examined for antitrust issues by Singapore Malaysia and the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-uber-grab-vietnam/vietnam-says-eyeing-formal-antitrust-probe-into-uber-grab-deal-idUSKCN1IH0XN2018-05-16
Also supply constraints may cause power plant developers in countries such as Vietnam and the Philippines to think twice about making a 40year commitment to building a coalfired plant Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-coal-asia/asia-coal-industry-sees-blue-skies-ignores-storm-clouds-russell-idUSKBN1IB0IL2018-05-10
This applied to irregular migrants being returned to countries including Bangladesh the Philippines and Ethiopia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-migrants/u-n-urges-saudi-arabia-not-to-deport-yemeni-migrants-to-war-zone-idUSKBN1IA1F72018-05-09
The installations if confirmed would mark the first Chinese missile deployments in the South China Sea where other Asian countries including Taiwan the Philippines and Brunei have rival claims Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-china-missiles/vietnam-asks-china-to-withdraw-military-equipment-from-south-china-sea-idUSKBN1I922M2018-05-08
MANILA The Philippines is talking to Japan about acquiring spare parts for its UH1H helicopters the air force commander said on Monday after a deal for new Canadian choppers collapsed this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-defence-japan/philippines-seeks-parts-from-japan-for-huey-helicopters-idUSKBN1I80ZG2018-05-07
Since then the Philippines military has said China Russia South Korea and Turkey have shown interest in selling new helicopters to Manila Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-defence-japan/philippines-seeks-parts-from-japan-for-huey-helicopters-idUSKBN1I80ZG2018-05-07
The new aircraft would have begun to replace the secondhand Vietnam Warera Huey helicopters that are the workhorse of the Philippine air force Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-defence-japan/philippines-seeks-parts-from-japan-for-huey-helicopters-idUSKBN1I80ZG2018-05-07
Two years later the Philippines agreed to lease from Japan five TC90 aircraft to help patrol the disputed South China Sea where China is expanding its military presence Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-defence-japan/philippines-seeks-parts-from-japan-for-huey-helicopters-idUSKBN1I80ZG2018-05-07
Close U.S. ally the Philippines which is now pursuing strong ties with its historic rival China gave a cautious response on Friday to the reported deployment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china-missiles-usa/u-s-says-will-be-consequences-for-chinas-south-china-sea-militarization-idUSKBN1I42FY2018-05-04
A senior naval commander said the Philippines would now be more of a force in patrolling the South China Sea and its pirateplagued southern waters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-boosts-sea-deterrent-with-first-ever-navy-missiles-idUSKBN1I317Z2018-05-02
However that may not apply to the trio of Asian countries with trade deficits India Indonesia and Philippines which have recently taken a onetwo punch Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-economy/asia-sees-signs-of-export-weakness-before-key-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1I30JN2018-05-02
MANILA The Philippine has completed the purchase of its firstever shipborne missile systems boosting its maritime deterrent as part of a military modernization program defense and navy officials said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-boosts-sea-deterrent-with-first-ever-navy-missiles-idUSKBN1I317Z2018-05-02
The Philippines has allocated 125 billion peso Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-boosts-sea-deterrent-with-first-ever-navy-missiles-idUSKBN1I317Z2018-05-02
The Philippines is paying Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-boosts-sea-deterrent-with-first-ever-navy-missiles-idUSKBN1I317Z2018-05-02
MANILA Thousands of Philippine workers and activists marched in a May Day rally in Manila on Tuesday in protest against what they said was President Rodrigo Dutertes failure to keep a campaign promise to get rid of shortterm employment contracts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-may-day-philippines/philippine-workers-march-in-protest-at-short-term-contracts-idUSKBN1I22SF2018-05-01
Domestic helpers account for more than 65 percent of the more than 260000 Filipinos in Kuwait according to Philippine government data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/detractors-deride-duterte-for-asking-filipinos-to-leave-kuwait-idUSKBN1I10B32018-04-30
MANILA A Philippine labor group and a senator accused President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday of gambling with the livelihoods of tens of thousands of Filipinos in Kuwait after he asked them to come home amid a diplomatic dispute over reported labor abuse Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/detractors-deride-duterte-for-asking-filipinos-to-leave-kuwait-idUSKBN1I10B32018-04-30
The Philippine ambassador has been asked to leave following attempts by embassy workers to distressed workers there which Kuwait says is a breach of its sovereignty Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/detractors-deride-duterte-for-asking-filipinos-to-leave-kuwait-idUSKBN1I10B32018-04-30
The Philippines and the Gulf Arab state are embroiled in a row over what Duterte says is a pattern of mistreatment of domestic workers by Kuwaiti employers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/detractors-deride-duterte-for-asking-filipinos-to-leave-kuwait-idUSKBN1I10B32018-04-30
The Philippines imposed a ban in February on facilitating Filipino employment in Kuwait and helped several thousand workers return home after reports of suspicious deaths of domestic helpers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/detractors-deride-duterte-for-asking-filipinos-to-leave-kuwait-idUSKBN1I10B32018-04-30
Philippines expresses great as abuse row with Kuwait deepens Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-29-idUSL8N1S50QX2018-04-29
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emrg-econ/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-june-28-idUSL3N1S463O2018-04-28
Singapore is this years chair of the bloc which includes Myanmar Laos Cambodia the Philippines Thailand Indonesia Malaysia Brunei and Vietnam Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-summit/u-s-china-trade-tensions-a-pressing-concern-for-southeast-asia-singapore-pm-idUSKBN1HZ03A2018-04-28
KONG Asias most externally vulnerable economies India Indonesia and the Philippines have just taken a onetwo punch Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-asia-economy-oil-analysis/higher-oil-prices-could-be-a-game-changer-for-asias-trade-gap-trio-idUSKBN1HY0JM2018-04-27
Domestic helpers account for more than 65 percent of the more than 260000 Filipinos in Kuwait according to the Philippine foreign secretary Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/philippines-expresses-great-displeasure-as-abuse-row-with-kuwait-deepens-idUSKBN1HX1952018-04-26
Kuwait orders Philippines ambassador to leave in domestic workers dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-26-idUSL8N1S30932018-04-26
MANILA A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse on Thursday with the Philippines expressing great about Kuwaits expulsion of its ambassador Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/philippines-expresses-great-displeasure-as-abuse-row-with-kuwait-deepens-idUSKBN1HX1952018-04-26
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Manila would suspend talks on the labor pact until Kuwait clarifies its actions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/philippines-expresses-great-displeasure-as-abuse-row-with-kuwait-deepens-idUSKBN1HX1952018-04-26
The two countries have been working on a pact to protect expatriate workers after the Philippines banned its workers from going to Kuwait Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/philippines-expresses-great-displeasure-as-abuse-row-with-kuwait-deepens-idUSKBN1HX1952018-04-26
But the exchange of fiat money into virtual currency and vice versa should be done offshore to avoid infringing Philippine regulations he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-philippines/philippines-to-allow-cryptocurrency-operators-in-economic-zone-idUSKBN1HW1KY2018-04-25
Domestic helpers account for more than 65 percent of the more than 260000 Filipinos in Kuwait according to the Philippines foreign secretary Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/kuwait-orders-philippines-ambassador-to-leave-in-domestic-workers-dispute-idUSKBN1HW1SL2018-04-25
Indonesian ridehailing and online payment company GoJek is looking to expand into the Philippines Manilas transport regulator said last week Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-singapore-jugnoo/india-ride-hailing-firm-jugnoo-eyes-singapore-as-uber-drives-off-idUSKBN1HW1422018-04-25
KUWAIT Kuwait on Wednesday ordered the Philippines ambassador to leave within a week and recalled its own envoy for consultations after embassy staff tried to Filipino domestic workers amid reports of abuse Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/kuwait-orders-philippines-ambassador-to-leave-in-domestic-workers-dispute-idUSKBN1HW1SL2018-04-25
MANILA The Philippines will allow 10 blockchain and virtual currency companies to operate in an economic zone to take advantage of tax perks while generating employment a government official said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-philippines/philippines-to-allow-cryptocurrency-operators-in-economic-zone-idUSKBN1HW1KY2018-04-25
Philippines President Rodrigo Dutertes spokesman Harry Roque declined to comment on the Kuwaiti decision Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/kuwait-orders-philippines-ambassador-to-leave-in-domestic-workers-dispute-idUSKBN1HW1SL2018-04-25
The Philippine central bank which regulates virtual currency exchanges in the country has not endorsed the use of any cryptocurrency saying it is open to misuse Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-philippines/philippines-to-allow-cryptocurrency-operators-in-economic-zone-idUSKBN1HW1KY2018-04-25
He said he had agreed to sell it for per tonne to a buyer in the Philippines Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-sorghum/chinas-sorghum-importers-plead-for-help-on-tariff-as-trade-tumult-deepens-idUSKBN1HV0RW2018-04-24
MANILA The Philippines on Tuesday formally apologized to Kuwait for actions the latter viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the southeast Asian nations embassy several overseas workers from employers homes the foreign secretary said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait/philippines-apologizes-to-kuwait-for-sovereignty-violation-over-rescue-of-workers-idUSKBN1HV0TQ2018-04-24
The Philippines it said demands legal basis for everything while Singapore tends to ask is in it for Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-singapore/asean-summit-to-focus-on-myanmar-south-china-sea-but-little-progress-expected-idUSKBN1HV19U2018-04-24
MANILA Australian and Japanese troops are joining for the second time annual U.S.Philippine military exercises involving thousands of troops as the twoweek drills move toward becoming multilateral war games Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippine-u-s-war-games-to-include-allies-japan-australia-idUSKBN1HQ1B52018-04-20
MANILA Indonesian ridehailing and online payment company GoJek is looking to expand into the Philippines Manilas transport regulator said on Friday just days after Uber Technologies Inc shut down its local business as part of its exit from Southeast Asia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-philippines/indonesias-go-jek-planning-philippine-expansion-regulator-idUSKBN1HR1MW2018-04-20
The Philippines transport regulator this week approved the accreditation of homegrown ridehailing companies Hype Transport Systems Inc HirNa Mobility Solutions Inc and Golag Inc to spur competition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-philippines/indonesias-go-jek-planning-philippine-expansion-regulator-idUSKBN1HR1MW2018-04-20
The company is also facing investigations in other countries such as the Philippines the United States and Australia in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-indonesia/indonesia-demands-more-answers-from-facebook-on-data-misuse-idUSKBN1HR0NM2018-04-20
Dengvaxia the worlds sole licensed vaccine against dengue is at the center of a health scare in the Philippines where the government suspended its use last year amid safety fears Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-dengue-sanofi-who/who-recommends-testing-before-use-of-sanofis-dengue-vaccine-idUSKBN1HQ23R2018-04-19
MANILA Annual U.S.Philippine military exercises involving thousands of troops will be expanded for the first time to include other countries with Japanese and Australian forces invited to join what will be the 34th edition of the war games Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippine-u-s-war-games-expanded-to-include-japan-australia-idUSKBN1HQ1B52018-04-19
NEW YORK A former U.S. Army sergeant and two other U.S. citizens were found guilty by a jury in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday of taking part in a plot to murder a woman in the Philippines for money prosecutors said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-murderforhire/ex-u-s-soldier-two-others-convicted-of-murder-for-hire-plot-in-philippines-idUSKBN1HP3A72018-04-19
Philippine military spokeswoman Liezl Vidallon said the four countries would exchange and share information and conduct live fire training Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippine-u-s-war-games-expanded-to-include-japan-australia-idUSKBN1HQ1B52018-04-19
The exercises were scaled back last year in response to President Rodrigo Dutertes disdain for the U.S.Philippine defense alliance Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippine-u-s-war-games-expanded-to-include-japan-australia-idUSKBN1HQ1B52018-04-19
The volatile leader has showered praise upon Russia and China and invited their warships to come to the Philippines for exercises too Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-usa-defence/philippine-u-s-war-games-expanded-to-include-japan-australia-idUSKBN1HQ1B52018-04-19
Total household wealth in the Philippines grew by 10 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-philippines-wealth/credit-suisse-gets-license-for-wealth-management-business-in-philippines-idUSKBN1HQ0DC2018-04-19
MANILA The Philippines may lodge a protest with China against the reported presence of two military aircraft on a Chinesebuilt island in the South China Sea the top Philippine diplomat said amid concern that China is militarizing the waterway Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-verifying-photos-of-china-military-aircraft-on-reef-idUSKBN1HP1972018-04-18
The Philippine Daily Inquirer published pictures on Wednesday that it said showed two military transport aircraft on the tarmac of Mischief Reef which the Philippines claims Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-verifying-photos-of-china-military-aircraft-on-reef-idUSKBN1HP1972018-04-18
The reef is the closest of the artificial islands that China has developed to the Philippines and within its 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-verifying-photos-of-china-military-aircraft-on-reef-idUSKBN1HP1972018-04-18
Dimaya came to the United States from the Philippines as a legal permanent resident in 1992 at age 13 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-deportation/u-s-supreme-court-restricts-deportations-of-immigrant-felons-idUSKBN1HO2302018-04-17
Taiwan Expos were organised in Indonesia Vietnam Philippines and Malaysia in 2017 deepening ties across the board with the ASEAN markets Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/india-taiwan-trade/taiwan-to-open-trade-office-in-india-idUSL3N1RU54P2018-04-17
NEW YORK April 16 Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday one for international reporting for revealing connections between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and police assassination squads and the second for feature photography the prize administrator said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-pulitzer/reuters-win-pulitzer-prize-for-philippine-reporting-photography-idUSL1N1RT16G2018-04-16
NEW YORK Reuters won a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting that revealed links between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and police assassination squads and also won a prize for feature photography of the Rohingya migrant crisis the prize administrator said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-pulitzer/reuters-wins-pulitzer-prize-for-philippine-reporting-photography-idUSKBN1HN2PY2018-04-16
NEW YORK Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for reporting on the links between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and police assassination squads and for feature photography documenting the Rohingya migrant crisis in Myanmar Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-pulitzer/reuters-wins-pulitzers-for-philippine-reporting-myanmar-photography-idUSKBN1HN2PY2018-04-16
NEW YORK Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday one for exposing the methods of police killing squads in Philippines President Rodrigo Dutertes war on drugs and one for feature photography documenting the Rohingya migrant crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pulitzer/reuters-wins-pulitzers-for-philippines-reporting-rohingya-photography-idUSKBN1HN2PY2018-04-16
The Philippine bank said it had received advice from lawyers in the United States that it had strong and defences against any suit by Bangladesh Bank Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-eyes-settlement-in-u-s-cyber-heist-suit-ahead-of-its-own-case-idUSKBN1HN1MZ2018-04-16
The series of investigations from the Philippines demonstrated how police in the presidents war have killed with impunity and consistently been shielded from Adler said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pulitzer/reuters-wins-pulitzers-for-philippines-reporting-rohingya-photography-idUSKBN1HN2PY2018-04-16
VERA Files and Rappler IQ are the only two Philippinebased members of an international factchecking network at the Poynter Institute a journalism school in the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-facebook/philippines-complains-facebook-fact-checkers-are-biased-idUSKBN1HN1EN2018-04-16
MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emrg-econ/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-june-28-idUSL3N1RQ58M2018-04-14
A Facebook spokesperson said the company is committed to protecting peoples information and is engaged with the Philippines privacy watchdog Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-philippines/philippines-watchdog-probes-facebook-over-cambridge-analytica-data-breach-idUSKBN1HK0QC2018-04-13
But the mercurial former mayor and his legal aides argue that technically the Philippines never actually joined the ICC because it was not announced in the countrys official gazette Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/i-will-arrest-you-duterte-warns-icc-lawyer-to-steer-clear-of-philippines-idUSKBN1HK0DS2018-04-13
It is not clear whether Bensouda or the ICC has carried out any activities in the Philippines related to the complaint against Duterte Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/i-will-arrest-you-duterte-warns-icc-lawyer-to-steer-clear-of-philippines-idUSKBN1HK0DS2018-04-13
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court prosecutor if she conducts activities in his country arguing it was no longer an ICC member so the court had no right to do any investigating Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/i-will-arrest-you-duterte-warns-icc-lawyer-to-steer-clear-of-philippines-idUSKBN1HK0DS2018-04-13
MANILA Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologized to Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday for saying genocide was taking place in her country saying his remark was a satirical barb at the West for not taking in Rohingya Muslims Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-myanmar/philippines-duterte-apologizes-to-suu-kyi-for-myanmar-genocide-remark-idUSKBN1HK0HJ2018-04-13
The Philippines and Myanmar are members of the 10member Association of Southeast Asian Nations which has a rigid policy on noninterference on each others affairs Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-myanmar/philippines-duterte-apologizes-to-suu-kyi-for-myanmar-genocide-remark-idUSKBN1HK0HJ2018-04-13
The Philippines antitrust agency had also ordered Uber to delay its shutdown Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-grab-singapore/singapore-watchdog-sets-interim-measures-for-uber-grab-deal-idUSKBN1HK0ME2018-04-13
The office of the prosecutor in The Hague and the Philippine foreign ministry did not immediately respond to requests for comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/i-will-arrest-you-duterte-warns-icc-lawyer-to-steer-clear-of-philippines-idUSKBN1HK0DS2018-04-13
MANILA Philippine antinarcotics agents raided an illicit drug laboratory on Thursday and arrested four Chinese nationals and four Filipinos acting on what the drug enforcement agency said was a tip from their Chinese counterparts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-drugs/four-chinese-arrested-after-philippine-agents-raid-secret-drugs-lab-idUSKBN1HJ1DF2018-04-12
In December the Philippines coast guard rescued 252 passengers and crew including an Australian and his Philippine wife and retrieved five bodies from a ferry capsize in bad weather Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-ferry/philippines-coast-guard-seeks-17-missing-after-marine-accidents-idUSKBN1HG0IG2018-04-09
Last month the Philippines identified two areas in the South China Sea where joint exploration for oil and gas may be undertaken with China Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-eyes-joint-exploration-deal-with-china-in-south-china-sea-within-months-idUSKBN1HG10G2018-04-09
MANILA The Philippine coast guard was searching on Monday for 17 crew of a landing craft that went adrift south of the capital Manila one of three weekend accidents at sea an agency spokesman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-ferry/philippines-coast-guard-seeks-17-missing-after-marine-accidents-idUSKBN1HG0IG2018-04-09
MANILA The Philippines is looking to seal a pact with China within a few months to jointly explore for oil and gas in a part of the busy South China Sea waterway claimed by both countries a Philippine official said on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-eyes-joint-exploration-deal-with-china-in-south-china-sea-within-months-idUSKBN1HG10G2018-04-09
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday flew to China for the Boao Forum for Asia and will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-eyes-joint-exploration-deal-with-china-in-south-china-sea-within-months-idUSKBN1HG10G2018-04-09
Sea accidents are frequent in the Philippines comprised of more than 7000 islands with lax regulations aging marine vessels and strong waves all contributing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-ferry/philippines-coast-guard-seeks-17-missing-after-marine-accidents-idUSKBN1HG0IG2018-04-09
MANILA The Philippines antitrust agency said on Saturday it has ordered Uber Technologies Inc to continue domestic operations as it reviews the ride hailing firms deal to sell its moneylosing Southeast Asian business to rival Grab Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-regulator-orders-pushback-in-ubers-shutdown-amid-ongoing-review-idUSKBN1HE09P2018-04-07
The Philippine business of Uber was supposed to shut down on April 8 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-regulator-orders-pushback-in-ubers-shutdown-amid-ongoing-review-idUSKBN1HE09P2018-04-07
Days after the deal was announced last week antitrust agencies in Singapore and Philippines began to review it with Malaysia saying it would follow suit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-grab-uber/grabs-uber-deal-still-has-some-obstacles-to-navigate-idUSKCN1HD0RM2018-04-06
Foreign leaders including Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Singapores Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Pakistans Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will attend the forum known as Asias Davos Wang said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-boao/chinas-president-xi-jinping-will-attend-boao-forum-idUSKCN1HA06I2018-04-03
MANILA The Philippines antitrust agency on Tuesday started a review of Uber Technologies Incs proposed sale of its moneylosing Southeast Asian business to ridehailing rival Grab saying the deal could hurt competition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippine-anti-trust-agency-starts-review-of-grab-uber-deal-idUSKCN1HA0XG2018-04-03
The Philippine review follows a similar move by Singapores regulator which began its probe last week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippine-anti-trust-agency-starts-review-of-grab-uber-deal-idUSKCN1HA0XG2018-04-03
The Philippine transportation agency caps the number of ridesharing vehicles at 65000 across all brands and reviews the figure every three months Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippine-anti-trust-agency-starts-review-of-grab-uber-deal-idUSKCN1HA0XG2018-04-03
Ubers Philippine operations will cease on April 8 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippine-anti-trust-agency-starts-review-of-grab-uber-deal-idUSKCN1HA0XG2018-04-03
LUMPUR Philippines and Malaysia said on Monday they will look into whether Uber Technologies move to sell its Southeast Asian business to ridehailing rival Grab hinders competition days after Singapore began a probe into the deal on similar concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab/philippines-malaysia-put-uber-grab-deal-under-anti-competition-scrutiny-idUSKCN1H90GF2018-04-02
SINGAPORE The Philippines competition watchdog said on Monday it is looking at whether the deal by Uber Technologies to sell its Southeast Asia business to rival Grab will substantially reduce competition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab-philippines/philippines-competition-watchdog-says-examining-uber-grab-deal-idUSKCN1H90KQ2018-04-02
Singapores Straits Times reported on Monday GoJek plans to launch its services in Singapore the Philippines Thailand and Vietnam Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-grab/philippines-malaysia-put-uber-grab-deal-under-anti-competition-scrutiny-idUSKCN1H90GF2018-04-02
DUBAI A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a Lebanese man and his wife to death after they were convicted in absentia of killing a Filipina maid in a case that triggered a crisis between the Philippines and the Gulf Arab state Kuwaiti newspapers reported on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-sentence/couple-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-filipina-worker-in-kuwait-media-idUSKCN1H815H2018-04-01
Kuwait and the Philippines eager to end the crisis signed an agreement last month regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the Gulf Arab State Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-sentence/couple-sentenced-to-death-for-murder-of-filipina-worker-in-kuwait-media-idUSKCN1H815H2018-04-01
MANILA The Philippine central bank has sounded an alert to local financial institutions following a cyber attack at the Malaysian central bank in which hackers sought to steal money using fraudulent wire transfers its governor said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-cenbank-cybersecurity/philippine-banks-on-alert-after-cyber-attack-at-malaysia-central-bank-idUSKBN1H70GV2018-03-31
Since Trump took office Mattis has made several tours of Asia including trips to Japan the Philippines Thailand South Korea Vietnam and Indonesia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-defence/china-says-it-is-coordinating-with-u-s-over-possible-mattis-visit-idUSKBN1H51EW2018-03-29
ng survivors of modern slavery are learning martial arts as part of their recovery in a shelter for child trafficking victims in Manila the capital of the Philippines Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-philippines-trafficking-children/philippines-child-slavery-survivors-fight-to-heal-scars-of-abuse-idUSKBN1H400E2018-03-28
As well as Vietnam Chinas claims in the South China Sea are disputed by the Philippines Malaysia and Brunei while Taiwan also has claims Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-defence/exclusive-satellite-images-reveal-show-of-force-by-chinese-navy-in-south-china-sea-idUSKBN1H31352018-03-27
Governments elsewhere in Southeast Asia including Singapore and the Philippines have also proposed laws aimed at clamping down on the spread of fake to the dismay of media rights advocates Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics/malaysia-proposes-jail-for-up-10-years-fines-for-fake-news-idUSKBN1H20FM2018-03-26
Governments elsewhere in Southeast Asia including Singapore and the Philippines have proposed laws aimed at clamping down on the spread of fake moves decried by media rights advocates Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics/malaysia-proposes-up-to-10-years-jail-fines-for-publishers-of-fake-news-idUSKBN1H20FM2018-03-26
MANILA The territorial dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea remained a security challenge despite an improvement in bilateral ties the Philippine defense chief said on Monday as he accepted three maritime surveillance planes from Japan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-japan/philippine-defense-chief-says-china-sea-dispute-still-a-challenge-idUSKBN1H20JJ2018-03-26
A spokesperson for Philippine Airlines said the company was not in any talks to launch a flight Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-india-saudi-el-al-arlns/israels-el-al-to-take-its-row-over-saudi-airspace-to-supreme-court-idUSKBN1GZ1VC2018-03-23
Chinas claims in the South China Sea through which about trillion in shipborne trade passes each year are contested by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-southchinasea/exclusive-u-s-warship-sails-near-disputed-south-china-sea-island-officials-say-idUSKBN1GZ0VY2018-03-23
BEIJING China will prudently advance cooperation with the Philippines on joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea Chinas top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said on Wednesday after meeting his Philippine counterpart Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-philippines/china-says-to-have-prudent-oil-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKBN1GX1WO2018-03-21
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said China has proposed joint exploration that was like and better than the two fighting over it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-philippines/china-says-to-have-prudent-oil-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKBN1GX1WO2018-03-21
Speaking to reporters in Beijing after meeting Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano Wang said the South China Sea will be turned into a source of friendship and cooperation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-philippines/china-says-to-have-prudent-oil-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKBN1GX1WO2018-03-21
The Philippines suspended exploration in the Reed Bank in 2014 to pursue a legal challenge to Chinas territorial claims Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-philippines/china-says-to-have-prudent-oil-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKBN1GX1WO2018-03-21
The Philippines ties with China have warmed under Duterte who has put aside territorial disputes in exchange for trade opportunities and pledged financing for infrastructure projects Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-philippines/china-says-to-have-prudent-oil-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKBN1GX1WO2018-03-21
The subindex for Thailand surged to 100 from 85 and the Philippines saw a climb to 83 from 70 while sentiment in Malaysia improved five notches to 75 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-asia-businesssentiment/asian-business-sentiment-edges-up-to-hit-seven-year-high-thomson-reuters-insead-idUSKBN1GX09C2018-03-21
Others carried signs including one that read Donald J a reference to the Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte whose brutal crackdown on drugs has lead to thousands of deaths Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-opioids/as-u-s-opioid-crisis-grows-trump-calls-for-death-penalty-for-dealers-idUSKBN1GV2IC2018-03-20
LONDON India is the most vulnerable country to climate change followed by Pakistan the Philippines and Bangladesh a ranking by HSBC showed on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-hsbc/india-most-vulnerable-country-to-climate-change-hsbc-report-idUSKBN1GV20Z2018-03-19
Launched in 2012 Lazada operates in Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alibaba-lazada-funding/alibaba-doubles-lazada-investment-to-4-billion-in-aggressive-southeast-asian-expansion-idUSKBN1GV09W2018-03-19
Pakistan Bangladesh and the Philippines are susceptible to extreme weather events such as storms and flooding Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-hsbc/india-most-vulnerable-country-to-climate-change-hsbc-report-idUSKBN1GV20Z2018-03-19
DUBAI Kuwait and the Philippines have signed an agreement regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the Gulf State Kuwaits state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labor/kuwait-reaches-deal-with-philippines-on-domestic-workers-kuna-idUSKCN1GT0JU2018-03-17
MANILA Ten people died when a small plane crashed into a house north of the Philippine capital on Saturday aviation and police officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-crash/small-plane-crashes-outside-philippine-capital-killing-10-idUSKCN1GT06T2018-03-17
MANILA The Philippines said on Thursday its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court could be the beginning of the for the institution as more countries would follow suit and nonmembers would be discouraged from joining Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/philippines-says-its-exit-marks-beginning-of-the-end-for-icc-idUSKCN1GR0NE2018-03-15
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will withdraw his ratification of the International Criminal Rome Statute due to what he said were attacks by United Nations officials and violations of due process by the ICC according to a draft statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-duterte-icc/philippines-duterte-to-issue-notice-of-withdrawal-from-icc-idUSKCN1GQ0MA2018-03-14
Brunei Malaysia Vietnam the Philippines all of which are members of ASEAN and Taiwan also have claims in the sea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-australia/australia-to-stress-international-law-in-south-china-sea-dispute-idUSKCN1GP0NM2018-03-13
Rebit sends money to Philippines mainly from South Korea Japan and Canada and is looking to expand to the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-remittances/bitcoin-start-ups-in-asia-take-aim-at-remittances-market-idUSKCN1GP1172018-03-13
ph and Satoshi Citadel remittance unit Rebit in Philippines are trying to turn that into a business model Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-remittances/bitcoin-start-ups-in-asia-take-aim-at-remittances-market-idUSKCN1GP1172018-03-13
MANILA The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United human rights chief for issuing irresponsible and comments about President Rodrigo Duterte warning such remarks could set a dangerous precedent NegativeMANILA The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United human rights chief for issuing irresponsible and comments about President Rodrigo Duterte warning such remarks could set a dangerous precedent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-un/philippines-slams-u-n-rights-chief-for-disrespectful-remarks-about-duterte-idUSKCN1GM04I2018-03-10
The Philippines welcomed a UN investigation into signature war on drugs but objected to Callamard leading it saying she was biased and not qualified NegativeMANILA The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United human rights chief for issuing irresponsible and comments about President Rodrigo Duterte warning such remarks could set a dangerous precedent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-un/philippines-slams-u-n-rights-chief-for-disrespectful-remarks-about-duterte-idUSKCN1GM04I2018-03-10
spokesman Harry Roque said language was an affront to Philippine sovereignty NegativeMANILA The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United human rights chief for issuing irresponsible and comments about President Rodrigo Duterte warning such remarks could set a dangerous precedent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-un/philippines-slams-u-n-rights-chief-for-disrespectful-remarks-about-duterte-idUSKCN1GM04I2018-03-10
PARIS Sanofi will decide shortly whether to seek regulatory approval for its dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the United States and remains committed to the medicine despite a health scare in the Philippines a senior executive said on Wednesday NegativePARIS Sanofi will decide shortly whether to seek regulatory approval for its dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the United States and remains committed to the medicine despite a health scare in the Philippines a senior executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-interview/sanofi-may-seek-u-s-approval-for-dengvaxia-despite-philippines-outrage-idUSKCN1GJ2EL2018-03-08
THURSDAY MARCH 22 MANILA Philippines Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting NegativeMarch 8 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emrg-econ/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-april-30-idUSL4N1QP4XD2018-03-08
The 27strong crew included 13 from India nine from the Philippines two Thai nationals and one each from Romania South Africa and the United Kingdom NeutralA crew member died and four others went missing after fire broke out on a new Maersk Line container vessel in the Arabian Sea the company said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-maersk-fire/one-dead-after-maersk-line-vessel-catches-fire-in-arabian-sea-idUSKCN1GJ0BM2018-03-08
The Philippines where more than 800000 schoolage children were vaccinated in 2016 suspended a vast public immunization program last year because of safety concerns NegativePARIS Sanofi will decide shortly whether to seek regulatory approval for its dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the United States and remains committed to the medicine despite a health scare in the Philippines a senior executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-interview/sanofi-may-seek-u-s-approval-for-dengvaxia-despite-philippines-outrage-idUSKCN1GJ2EL2018-03-08
In December 2017 the team used a remotelyoperated undersea vehicle to explore and document the remains of the destroyer USS Ward at the bottom of Ormoc Bay in the Philippines NegativeThe wreck of the USS Lexington an American warship sunk in a Pacific naval battle during the Second World War has been found by a team working for Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-shipwreck/five-facts-on-the-discovery-of-ww2-warship-lady-lex-idUSKCN1GJ11D2018-03-07
The 27 crew members included 13 from India nine from the Philippines two Thai nationals and one each from Romania South Africa and the United Kingdom NeutralMaersk Line the biggest container shipper said on Wednesday four crew members were missing after one of its container vessels caught fire in the Arabian sea while 23 crew members were safely evacuated http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-maersk-fire/maersk-line-says-four-missing-after-container-vessel-catches-fire-idUSKCN1GJ0BM2018-03-07
Carpio was speaking as an expert on international law and staunch advocate for the Philippines to assert its maritime sovereignty claims NegativeMANILA Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian sovereign rights there a Philippine judge said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippine-judge-rules-out-any-china-gas-deal-without-sovereignty-recognition-idUSKBN1GH0J32018-03-05
Last week Philippine presidential spokesman Harry Roque said any potential deals between Manila and Beijing should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government NegativeMANILA Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian sovereign rights there a Philippine judge said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippine-judge-rules-out-any-china-gas-deal-without-sovereignty-recognition-idUSKBN1GH0J32018-03-05
MANILA Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian sovereign rights there a Philippine judge said on Monday NegativeMANILA Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian sovereign rights there a Philippine judge said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippine-judge-rules-out-any-china-gas-deal-without-sovereignty-recognition-idUSKBN1GH0J32018-03-05
On Monday he said the Philippines and China would have to sign a treaty to enter into joint exploration and development in the Reed Bank NeutralMANILA Any deal between the Philippines and a Chinese firm to jointly explore for gas in the Reed Bank of the South China Sea will be illegal unless China recognizes the southeast Asian sovereign rights there a Philippine judge said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippine-judge-rules-out-any-china-gas-deal-without-sovereignty-recognition-idUSKBN1GH0J32018-03-05
He also clarified that development assistance to the Philippines was not linked to anyunilateral NegativeMANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-eu-aid/philippines-eu-say-aid-joint-projects-intact-despite-dutertes-ire-idUSKCN1GE1I32018-03-02
MANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid NegativeMANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-eu-aid/philippines-eu-say-aid-joint-projects-intact-despite-dutertes-ire-idUSKCN1GE1I32018-03-02
Manservisi said he had not discussed human rights with Philippine officials NeutralMANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-eu-aid/philippines-eu-say-aid-joint-projects-intact-despite-dutertes-ire-idUSKCN1GE1I32018-03-02
The EU currently has a Philippines funding commitment of 260 million euros mostly for renewable energy development and rural electrification projects whichcan go he said NegativeMANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-eu-aid/philippines-eu-say-aid-joint-projects-intact-despite-dutertes-ire-idUSKCN1GE1I32018-03-02
The funding aid to the Philippines would continue Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said NegativeMANILA The Philippines and the European Union said on Friday they were still working together on development projects despite President Rodrigo rebukes of the bloc and declarations he would not accept its aid http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-eu-aid/philippines-eu-say-aid-joint-projects-intact-despite-dutertes-ire-idUSKCN1GE1I32018-03-02
MANILA Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government a senior Philippine official said on Thursday PositiveMANILA Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government a senior Philippine official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-says-any-south-china-sea-energy-deal-must-be-with-chinese-company-not-government-idUSKCN1GD3JM2018-03-01
The Philippines CNOOC Ltd and stateowned PetroVietnam jointly surveyed the Reed Bank in 2003 to 2008 NegativeMANILA Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government a senior Philippine official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-says-any-south-china-sea-energy-deal-must-be-with-chinese-company-not-government-idUSKCN1GD3JM2018-03-01
The Philippines suspended exploration in the Reed Bank in 2014 to pursue a legal challenge to territorial claims NeutralMANILA Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government a senior Philippine official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-says-any-south-china-sea-energy-deal-must-be-with-chinese-company-not-government-idUSKCN1GD3JM2018-03-01
The main destinations for the export flood were South Korea Vietnam and the Philippines NeutralLONDON opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-steel-trade-ahome/chinese-steel-flood-is-ebbing-just-as-trade-war-looms-andy-home-idUSKCN1GD5P22018-03-01
MANILA An American investor in a Philippine news outlet whose license was revoked said on Wednesday it was transferring its interests to its local partners to remove an artificial being used by the government to stifle its operations NegativeMANILA An American investor in a Philippine news outlet whose license was revoked said on Wednesday it was transferring its interests to its local partners to remove an artificial being used by the government to stifle its operations http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippine-media/u-s-investor-transfers-interests-in-philippine-news-site-to-fend-off-government-attack-idUSKCN1GC1B32018-02-28
GoJek is expanding in other Indonesian cities and has said it plans to start operations in the Philippines this year followed by other Southeast Asian countries PositiveSINGAPORE GoJek has raised a higher than targeted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-go-jek-fundraising/indonesias-go-jek-raises-1-5-billion-as-ride-hailing-market-heats-up-sources-idUSKCN1GA14C2018-02-26
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday stood by his decision to ban domestic news outlet Rappler from his events accusing it of trying to undermine his government probably with the backing of the US Central Intelligence Agency NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday stood by his decision to ban domestic news outlet Rappler from his events accusing it of trying to undermine his government probably with the backing of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-media/philippines-duterte-suggests-news-site-rappler-linked-to-u-s-spies-idUSKCN1G61C12018-02-22
China claims most of the sea where neighbors Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims NegativeSHANGHAI Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month a Chinese news portal said amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-maldives-politics-china/chinese-warships-enter-east-indian-ocean-amid-maldives-tensions-idUSKCN1G40V92018-02-20
Kuwait invites Philippine president to visit amid workers row PositiveDUBAI Feb 20 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-february-20-idUSL8N1QA0AO2018-02-20
KUWAIT Kuwait has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit state news agency KUNA said on Monday as the countries seek to settle their differences over allegations of extreme abuse of migrant workers in the wealthy Gulf state PositiveKUWAIT Kuwait has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit state news agency KUNA said on Monday as the countries seek to settle their differences over allegations of extreme abuse of migrant workers in the wealthy Gulf state http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/kuwait-invites-philippine-president-to-visit-amid-workers-row-idUSKCN1G31GS2018-02-19
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Monday to allay fears about construction of military bases on manmade islands in the South China Sea saying these were built to defend against America rather than confront neighboring states NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Monday to allay fears about construction of military bases on manmade islands in the South China Sea saying these were built to defend against America rather than confront neighboring states http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-plays-down-china-military-facilities-in-disputed-sea-idUSKCN1G31KQ2018-02-19
MANILA Philippine security forces have arrested a foreigner suspected of recruiting domestic fighters for proIslamic State militant groups including an alliance that occupied a southern city for five months last year police said on Monday NegativeMANILA Philippine security forces have arrested a foreigner suspected of recruiting domestic fighters for proIslamic State militant groups including an alliance that occupied a southern city for five months last year police said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-philippines-militants/philippines-says-suspect-islamist-militant-recruiter-arrested-idUSKCN1G30TB2018-02-19
MANILA Philippine Airlines is looking at adding the largest version of A350 series to its fleet the flag president said on Thursday NegativeMANILA Philippine Airlines is looking at adding the largest version of A350 series to its fleet the flag president said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-pal-hldgs-airplane/philippine-airlines-looking-at-acquiring-a350-1000-aircraft-idUSKCN1FZ0ER2018-02-15
KUWAIT A top Kuwaiti official condemned on Tuesday a call by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to evacuate his workers from Kuwait suggesting Duterte could damage ties between the two countries NegativeKUWAIT A top Kuwaiti official condemned on Tuesday a call by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to evacuate his workers from Kuwait suggesting Duterte could damage ties between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labor/kuwait-condemns-philippine-presidents-call-to-evacuate-workers-idUSKCN1FX1V02018-02-14
MANILA The Philippines and China have agreed to set up a special panel to work out how they can jointly explore oil and gas in part of the South China Sea that both sides lay claim without having to address the explosive issue of sovereignty PositiveMANILA The Philippines and China have agreed to set up a special panel to work out how they can jointly explore oil and gas in part of the South China Sea that both sides lay claim without having to address the explosive issue of sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-southchinasea-energ/philippines-china-to-work-out-how-to-tap-oil-gas-that-both-sides-claim-idUSKCN1FY0LN2018-02-14
The Philippines on Wednesday said it would oppose what it said were attempts by Beijing to formally assign Chinese names to undersea features on part of continental shelf on its Pacific Ocean coast NegativeThe Philippines on Wednesday said it would oppose what it said were attempts by Beijing to formally assign Chinese names to undersea features on part of continental shelf on its Pacific Ocean coast http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-ocean/philippines-opposes-china-naming-features-on-its-continental-shelf-idUSKCN1FY15V2018-02-14
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should be taken seriously but not literally his spokesman said on Tuesday after the controversial leader drew criticism for saying he once ordered soldiers to shoot female Maoist insurgents in the genitals NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should be taken seriously but not literally his spokesman said on Tuesday after the controversial leader drew criticism for saying he once ordered soldiers to shoot female Maoist insurgents in the genitals http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-duterte/dont-take-the-president-literally-aide-says-after-women-deride-macho-fascist-duterte-idUSKBN1FX1FQ2018-02-13
MANILA The Philippines may turn to nonWestern defense manufacturers including China and Russia to acquire 16 helicopters after it had to scrap a million deal with Canada its defense minister said on Monday NegativeMANILA The Philippines may turn to nonWestern defense manufacturers including China and Russia to acquire 16 helicopters after it had to scrap a million deal with Canada its defense minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-philippines-defence-canada/philippines-may-turn-to-china-russia-after-scrapping-canada-helicopter-deal-idUSKBN1FW0PL2018-02-12
ACWA is also looking for deals he added despite losing out on the chance to buy a number of power plants in the Philippines NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power expects to submit tenders for projects this year worth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-acwa-projects/saudi-acwa-power-sees-4-5-billion-in-local-project-tenders-idUSKBN1FV08Q2018-02-11
MANILA More than 2200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Dutertes offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse the Philippine labor minister said on Sunday NegativeMANILA More than 2200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Dutertes offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse the Philippine labor minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/philippines-says-more-than-2200-citizens-in-kuwait-want-to-go-home-idUSKBN1FV0PZ2018-02-11
More than 250000 Filipinos work in Kuwait the Philippine foreign ministry estimates most as domestic helpers NegativeMANILA More than 2200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Dutertes offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse the Philippine labor minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/philippines-says-more-than-2200-citizens-in-kuwait-want-to-go-home-idUSKBN1FV0PZ2018-02-11
The Philippines suspended sending workers to Kuwait in January after reports that abuse by employers had driven several to suicide NegativeMANILA More than 2200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Dutertes offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse the Philippine labor minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/philippines-says-more-than-2200-citizens-in-kuwait-want-to-go-home-idUSKBN1FV0PZ2018-02-11
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told the International Criminal Court to go ahead and investigate him for crimes against humanity and said he would prefer to face a firing squad than be jailed NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told the International Criminal Court to go ahead and investigate him for crimes against humanity and said he would prefer to face a firing squad than be jailed http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-icct/shoot-me-dont-jail-me-philippines-duterte-tells-hague-court-prosecutor-idUSKBN1FT1XC2018-02-09
She made her remarks a day after Ottawa said it was reviewing the sale of 16 helicopters to the Philippines amid concerns the aircraft could be used to fight rebels NeutralOTTAWA Canada plans to clamp down on arms exports to ensure the armaments it sells abroad are not used to commit human rights abuses Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-arms/canada-says-will-clamp-down-on-arms-exports-amid-rights-concerns-idUSKBN1FS3E72018-02-09
The US Treasury in a statement said it had imposed sanctions on Abdulpatta Escalon Abubakar for providing financial and material support for Islamic State and its network in the Philippines NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on three people and three companies in the Philippines Turkey and Somalia that supported the Islamic State militant group including a business that procured parts for unmanned aircraft http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-sanctions-islamicstate/u-s-sanctions-three-people-three-firms-for-supporting-islamic-state-idUSKBN1FT29C2018-02-09
WASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on three people and three companies in the Philippines Turkey and Somalia that supported the Islamic State militant group including a business that procured parts for unmanned aircraft NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on three people and three companies in the Philippines Turkey and Somalia that supported the Islamic State militant group including a business that procured parts for unmanned aircraft http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-sanctions-islamicstate/u-s-sanctions-three-people-three-firms-for-supporting-islamic-state-idUSKBN1FT29C2018-02-09
OTTAWA Just one day after signing a million agreement to sell 16 helicopters to the Philippines the Canadian government on Wednesday ordered a review of the deal amid concerns the aircraft could be used to fight rebels NegativeOTTAWA Just one day after signing a million agreement to sell 16 helicopters to the Philippines the Canadian government on Wednesday ordered a review of the deal amid concerns the aircraft could be used to fight rebels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence-canada/canada-orders-review-of-deal-to-sell-helicopters-to-philippines-idUSKBN1FR3B62018-02-08
The Bell 412EPI helicopters were due be delivered early next year as the Philippine military prepares to step up operations against Islamist and communist rebels NegativeOTTAWA Just one day after signing a million agreement to sell 16 helicopters to the Philippines the Canadian government on Wednesday ordered a review of the deal amid concerns the aircraft could be used to fight rebels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence-canada/canada-orders-review-of-deal-to-sell-helicopters-to-philippines-idUSKBN1FR3B62018-02-08
DHAKA central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank over its role in one of the biggest cyberheists two years ago a deputy governor said on Wednesday NegativeDHAKA Bangladesh’s central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank over its role in one of the world’s biggest cyberheists two years ago a deputy governor said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-to-sue-manila-bank-over-81-million-heist-idUSKBN1FR1QV2018-02-07
Malaysia Taiwan Brunei Vietnam and the Philippines all claim some or all of the South China Sea and its myriad shoals reefs and islands NegativeSINGAPORE The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is hoping to expedite negotiations on a code of conduct with China for the disputed South China Sea but it isn’t realistic to expect an agreement within a year Singapore’s defense minister said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-singapore-defence/asean-hopes-to-expedite-code-of-conduct-on-south-china-sea-singapore-idUSKBN1FR07V2018-02-07
The Philippine central bank fined RCBC a record one billion pesos in 2016 for its failure to prevent the movement of the stolen money through it NegativeDHAKA Bangladesh’s central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank over its role in one of the world’s biggest cyberheists two years ago a deputy governor said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-to-sue-manila-bank-over-81-million-heist-idUSKBN1FR1QV2018-02-07
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized vessels despite earlier allowing Chinese oceanographers to operate there NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country’s Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized vessels despite earlier allowing Chinese oceanographers to operate therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-exploration/philippines-duterte-reneges-on-china-deal-bans-foreign-research-ships-idUSKBN1FQ0RX2018-02-06
MANILA The Philippines signed a deal with Canada on Tuesday to buy 16 combat utility helicopters worth NegativeMANILA The Philippines signed a deal with Canada on Tuesday to buy 16 combat utility helicopters worth $233http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-signs-233-million-helicopter-deal-with-canada-to-fight-rebels-idUSKBN1FQ1GZ2018-02-06
Manila last year renamed it Philippine NeutralMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country’s Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized vessels despite earlier allowing Chinese oceanographers to operate therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-exploration/philippines-duterte-reneges-on-china-deal-bans-foreign-research-ships-idUSKBN1FQ0RX2018-02-06
The Philippines acquired those from the United States PositiveMANILA The Philippines signed a deal with Canada on Tuesday to buy 16 combat utility helicopters worth $233http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-signs-233-million-helicopter-deal-with-canada-to-fight-rebels-idUSKBN1FQ1GZ2018-02-06
The helicopters would replace the secondhand Vietnam Warera UH1H Huey rotary aircraft the workhorse of the Philippine Air Force PositiveMANILA The Philippines signed a deal with Canada on Tuesday to buy 16 combat utility helicopters worth $233http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippines-signs-233-million-helicopter-deal-with-canada-to-fight-rebels-idUSKBN1FQ1GZ2018-02-06
Cunningham also said Boeing was in discussions across Asia for possible future defence sales including attack helicopters in Philippines and Thailand NegativeSINGAPORE Feb 5 Boeing may express interest in a jet fighter competition in Canada despite a recent trade row but is still studying the matter a senior executive said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/singapore-airshow-boeing/airshow-boeing-may-express-interest-in-canada-fighter-jet-bid-exec-idUSL8N1PV0SY2018-02-05
MANILA A Philippine government agency on Monday filed a lawsuit against French drugmaker Sanofi demanding compensation for the parents of a 10yearold girl the agency said had died as a result of receiving its controversial antidengue vaccine NegativeMANILA A Philippine government agency on Monday filed a lawsuit against French drugmaker Sanofi demanding compensation for the parents of a 10yearold girl the agency said had died as a result of receiving its controversial antidengue vaccinehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippine-lawyers-sue-sanofi-over-dengue-vaccine-idUSKBN1FP1M52018-02-05
MANILA The Philippines said on Friday the antidengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country according to a governmentordered inquiry and that the drug is not ready for mass immunization NegativeMANILA The Philippines said on Friday the antidengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country according to a governmentordered inquiry and that the drug is not ready for mass immunizationhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-says-anti-dengue-vaccine-may-be-connected-to-three-deaths-idUSKBN1FM0SP2018-02-02
The Philippines has already fined Sanofi a symbolic citing violations in product registration and marketing NegativeMANILA The Philippines said on Friday the antidengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country according to a governmentordered inquiry and that the drug is not ready for mass immunizationhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-says-anti-dengue-vaccine-may-be-connected-to-three-deaths-idUSKBN1FM0SP2018-02-02
The Philippines spent 3 NeutralMANILA The Philippines said on Friday the antidengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country according to a governmentordered inquiry and that the drug is not ready for mass immunizationhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-says-anti-dengue-vaccine-may-be-connected-to-three-deaths-idUSKBN1FM0SP2018-02-02
The dengue death rate in the Philippines was 60 times higher than global rate SioAguilar said NegativeMANILA The Philippines said on Friday the antidengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country according to a governmentordered inquiry and that the drug is not ready for mass immunizationhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-says-anti-dengue-vaccine-may-be-connected-to-three-deaths-idUSKBN1FM0SP2018-02-02
China claims most of the busy waterway where Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam have competing claims NegativeBEIJING China has no objection to a planned visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier to Vietnam as long as such cooperation benefits regional peace and stability the country’s foreign ministry said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-vietnam-china/china-says-no-objection-to-planned-u-s-carrier-visit-if-it-benefits-regional-stability-idUSKBN1FF0V72018-01-26
Responding to the UN experts Philippine presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Rappler was a business operating in breach of the constitution and its journalists had been neither blocked nor censored Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media-un/update-1-u-n-experts-urge-philippines-to-preserve-free-media-idUSL8N1PL1I62018-01-26
Along with Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines Singapore Thailand and Brunei all members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have signed up to the pact NegativeJAKARTA/NUSA DUA Indonesia Six Southeast Asian nations launched an intelligence pact on Thursday aimed at combating Islamist militants and improving cooperation on security threats overcoming what analysts described as a high level of distrusthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-intelligence/southeast-asian-states-launch-intelligence-pact-to-counter-islamist-threat-idUSKBN1FE1632018-01-25
GENEVA UN human rights experts called on the Philippines government on Thursday to allow independent news website Rappler to operate voicing concern at rising rhetoric against voices critical of President Rodrigo Duterte NegativeGENEVA U.N. human rights experts called on the Philippines government on Thursday to allow independent news website Rappler to operate voicing concern at rising rhetoric against voices critical of President Rodrigo Dutertehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media-un/u-n-experts-urge-philippines-to-preserve-free-media-idUSL8N1PK4OG2018-01-25
Some of the foreign fighters are believed to have traveled to Marawi via the porous maritime borders of the Sulu Sea next to Indonesia Malaysia and the Philippines NegativeJAKARTA/NUSA DUA Indonesia Six Southeast Asian nations launched an intelligence pact on Thursday aimed at combating Islamist militants and improving cooperation on security threats overcoming what analysts described as a high level of distrusthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-intelligence/southeast-asian-states-launch-intelligence-pact-to-counter-islamist-threat-idUSKBN1FE1632018-01-25
The United Nations Environment Programme and the Philippinesbased International Rice Research Institute worked with more than 80 partners to create the first global rice sustainability NegativeThe United Nations Environment Programme and the Philippinesbased International Rice Research Institute worked with more than 80 partners to create the world’s first “global rice sustainability standard”http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-rice-sustainable/resilient-rice-project-to-target-top-two-producers-china-and-india-idUSKBN1FE1162018-01-25
The intelligence sharing arrangement comes after insurgents aligned to Islamic State laid siege to the southern Philippine city of Marawi last year NegativeJAKARTA/NUSA DUA Indonesia Six Southeast Asian nations launched an intelligence pact on Thursday aimed at combating Islamist militants and improving cooperation on security threats overcoming what analysts described as a high level of distrusthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-intelligence/southeast-asian-states-launch-intelligence-pact-to-counter-islamist-threat-idUSKBN1FE1632018-01-25
Scarborough once a US bombing range was blockaded by the Chinese in 2012 prompting the Philippines to launch its successful legal case in the Hague against excessive territorial claims NegativeHONG KONG/BEIJING While the Pentagon plays down patrols close to Chinesecontrolled reefs and islands in the South China Sea Beijing is sounding the alarm about them seeking to justify what experts say will be an even greater presence in the disputed regionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southchinasea-china/as-u-s-goes-quiet-on-close-naval-patrols-china-speaks-out-idUSKBN1FC0JK2018-01-23
MANILA The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a complaint about a fiveyearold story as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown on media NegativeMANILA The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a “suspicious” complaint about a fiveyearold story as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown on mediahttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/philippine-news-site-head-meets-investigators-over-suspicious-complaint-idUSL4N1PH05X2018-01-22
Huangyan Island is also known as the Scarborough Shoal a disputed territory in the South China Sea claimed by the Philippines as well as China NeutralSHANGHAI China’s foreign ministry has accused a U.S. warship of entering its territorial waters without permission and said it would take “necessary measures” to ensure its sovereignty is protectedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-us-sovereignty/china-accuses-u-s-warship-of-violating-its-sovereignty-idUSKBN1F90882018-01-20
Collectively they remit more than billion of their income back to the Philippines every month money that fuels robust consumer spending in one of the fastestgrowing economies NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is considering banning workers being sent to Kuwait because of abuses he said were being inflicted on Filipino domestic helpers there and which led to several committing suicide in recent monthshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/duterte-says-may-ban-sending-filipinos-to-work-in-kuwait-due-to-abuses-idUSKBN1F80DT2018-01-19
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is considering banning workers being sent to Kuwait because of abuses he said were being inflicted on Filipino domestic helpers there and which led to several committing suicide in recent months NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is considering banning workers being sent to Kuwait because of abuses he said were being inflicted on Filipino domestic helpers there and which led to several committing suicide in recent monthshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-kuwait-labour/duterte-says-may-ban-sending-filipinos-to-work-in-kuwait-due-to-abuses-idUSKBN1F80DT2018-01-19
Harris said actions had cause disquiet in countries stretching from the Philippines to Malaysia and Vietnam NegativeNEW DELHI The head of the U.S. military’s Pacific command called China a disruptive power in the IndoPacific region on Thursday and urged countries in the area to build capabilities and work together to ensure free and open seashttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-security-china-us/china-is-a-disruptive-force-u-s-pacific-military-chief-says-idUSKBN1F71ZS2018-01-18
China presence in the Philippines however does not sit well with some lawmakers given telecommunications expertise and sophisticated technology NegativeMANILA Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd which may enter the Philippine industry could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at giving China access to state secretshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-telecoms/philippine-lawmakers-worry-china-telecom-may-be-a-trojan-horse-idUSKBN1F618P2018-01-17
MANILA Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd which may enter the Philippine industry could be a Trojan aimed at giving China access to state secrets NegativeMANILA Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd which may enter the Philippine industry could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at giving China access to state secretshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-telecoms/philippine-lawmakers-worry-china-telecom-may-be-a-trojan-horse-idUSKBN1F618P2018-01-17
The Philippine Department of Information and Communications Technology sought to allay the concern on Wednesday NegativeMANILA Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd which may enter the Philippine industry could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at giving China access to state secretshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china-telecoms/philippine-lawmakers-worry-china-telecom-may-be-a-trojan-horse-idUSKBN1F618P2018-01-17
MANILA Jan 16 The office of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte sought to distance itself on Tuesday from a decision to revoke the license of a prominent news site rebuffing allegations the administration had initiated a crackdown on the media Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/corrected-philippines-duterte-had-nothing-to-do-with-news-sites-license-spokesman-idUSL3N1PB1ZF2018-01-16
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte denied on Tuesday influencing a decision to revoke the license of a news website known for challenging his government but lashed out strongly at what he called a fake news NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte denied on Tuesday influencing a regulator’s decision to revoke the license of a news website known for challenging his government but lashed out strongly at what he called a “fake news outlet”http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/update-2-philippines-duterte-blasts-news-site-rappler-but-denies-stifling-media-idUSL3N1PB4LW2018-01-16
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday denied influencing a decision to revoke the license of a news website known for challenging his government but lashed out strongly at what he called a fake news NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday denied influencing a regulator’s decision to revoke the license of a news website known for challenging his government but lashed out strongly at what he called a “fake news outlet”http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/corrected-update-1-philippines-duterte-blasts-news-site-rappler-but-denies-stifling-media-idUSL3N1PB3I12018-01-16
MANILA The office of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte sought to distance itself on Tuesday from a decision to revoke the license of a prominent news site rebuffing allegations the administration had initiated a crackdown on the media NegativeMANILA The office of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte sought to distance itself on Tuesday from a regulator’s decision to revoke the license of a prominent news site rebuffing allegations the administration had initiated a crackdown on the mediahttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/philippines-duterte-had-nothing-to-do-with-news-sites-license-spokesman-idUSL3N1PB1ZF2018-01-16
Responding to outburst Rappler president knows who produces fake news in the Philippines and it certainly is not Rappler NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte denied on Tuesday influencing a regulator’s decision to revoke the license of a news website known for challenging his government but lashed out strongly at what he called a “fake news outlet”http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/update-2-philippines-duterte-blasts-news-site-rappler-but-denies-stifling-media-idUSL3N1PB4LW2018-01-16
publicly stated is not going on behind the she told CNN Philippines NegativeMANILA The office of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte sought to distance itself on Tuesday from a regulator’s decision to revoke the license of a prominent news site rebuffing allegations the administration had initiated a crackdown on the mediahttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/philippines-duterte-had-nothing-to-do-with-news-sites-license-spokesman-idUSL3N1PB1ZF2018-01-16
MANILA Jan 15 The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of a prominent online news platform arguing it had used a deceptive to violate the restrictions on foreign ownership of domestic media NegativeMANILA Jan 15 The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of a prominent online news platform arguing it had used a “deceptive scheme” to violate the constitution’s restrictions on foreign ownership of domestic mediahttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/philippine-regulator-revokes-license-of-news-website-for-ownership-violations-idUSL3N1PA2XG2018-01-15
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereignty NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereigntyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-president-made-call-on-chinas-sea-research-spokesman-idUSKBN1F41JA2018-01-15
MANILA The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of an online news platform that has been critical of President Rodrigo policies arguing it used a deceptive to violate restrictions on foreign ownership rules NegativeMANILA The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of an online news platform that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies arguing it used a “deceptive scheme” to violate restrictions on foreign ownership ruleshttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/update-2-philippine-regulator-revokes-news-sites-license-over-ownership-rules-media-outraged-idUSL3N1PA32O2018-01-15
Manila last year renamed it the Philippine NeutralMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereigntyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-president-made-call-on-chinas-sea-research-spokesman-idUSKBN1F41JA2018-01-15
Media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders last year said the Philippines was fairly free and diverse but dangerous for the media NegativeMANILA The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of an online news platform that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies arguing it used a “deceptive scheme” to violate restrictions on foreign ownership ruleshttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/update-2-philippine-regulator-revokes-news-sites-license-over-ownership-rules-media-outraged-idUSL3N1PA32O2018-01-15
The Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines said the SEC ruling was tantamount to Rappler and sends a chilling effect to NegativeMANILA The Philippine corporate regulator has rescinded the operating license of an online news platform that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies arguing it used a “deceptive scheme” to violate restrictions on foreign ownership ruleshttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/philippines-media/update-2-philippine-regulator-revokes-news-sites-license-over-ownership-rules-media-outraged-idUSL3N1PA32O2018-01-15
The Philippines and China have a long history of maritime squabbles over sovereignty in the South China Sea but there has been no disagreement about waters off Pacific coast NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereigntyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-president-made-call-on-chinas-sea-research-spokesman-idUSKBN1F41JA2018-01-15
The Philippines would grant permission to any other country that might show interest in conducting maritime research at Benham Rise he added NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereigntyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-president-made-call-on-chinas-sea-research-spokesman-idUSKBN1F41JA2018-01-15
The United Nations declared Benham Rise off the Pacific coast part of the continental shelf of the Philippines in 2012 NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast his spokesman said on Monday despite concern among critics about threats to maritime sovereigntyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-president-made-call-on-chinas-sea-research-spokesman-idUSKBN1F41JA2018-01-15
MANILA Dozens of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of extortion of money from people in China via a telecoms scam police said on Saturday NegativeMANILA Dozens of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of extortion of money from people in China via a telecoms scam police said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-arrests-chinese-taiwanese-nationals-in-telecoms-fraud-idUSKBN1F20J72018-01-13
MANILA Philippines Central Bank Governor Nestor Espenilla speaks at a club gathering NegativeJan 13 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emrg-econ/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-27-idUSL4N1P74FD2018-01-13
Philippine TV station ABSCBN reported that as many as 153 people were arrested but Reuters could not immediately confirm this number NegativeMANILA Dozens of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of extortion of money from people in China via a telecoms scam police said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-arrests-chinese-taiwanese-nationals-in-telecoms-fraud-idUSKBN1F20J72018-01-13
Similar operations have been uncovered in recent years in the Philippines and elsewhere including Cambodia and Indonesia leading to the arrest of thousands of suspects NegativeMANILA Dozens of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of extortion of money from people in China via a telecoms scam police said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-arrests-chinese-taiwanese-nationals-in-telecoms-fraud-idUSKBN1F20J72018-01-13
A spokeswoman from Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it was extremely that comfort women statues including the one in the Philippines had been erected NegativeMANILA The Philippine foreign ministry on Friday said a government panel has been formed to look into the fuss over a newly erected “comfort women” monument in Manila that has irked Japan a major source of aid and investmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-japan-comfortwomen/philippines-forms-panel-to-look-into-new-comfort-women-statue-idUSKBN1F114Q2018-01-12
For US clients the location has been an attractive option compared with more distant outsourcing hubs like India and the Philippines NegativeSAN SALVADOR Alexander Ramos was deported to El Salvador from the United States seven years ago forced to leave jobs as a gardener and at McDonald’s after getting caught driving without a licensehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-protections-jobs/strangers-at-home-salvadoran-deportees-welcomed-at-call-centers-idUSKBN1F12HT2018-01-12
MANILA The Philippine foreign ministry on Friday said a government panel has been formed to look into the fuss over a newly erected comfort monument in Manila that has irked Japan a major source of aid and investment NegativeMANILA The Philippine foreign ministry on Friday said a government panel has been formed to look into the fuss over a newly erected “comfort women” monument in Manila that has irked Japan a major source of aid and investmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-japan-comfortwomen/philippines-forms-panel-to-look-into-new-comfort-women-statue-idUSKBN1F114Q2018-01-12
A spokeswoman from Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it was extremely that comfort women statues including the one in the Philippines had been erected NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not act on an objection by Japan to a new statue in Manila that commemorates the Filipino “comfort women” who worked in Japanese military brothels during World War Two his spokesman said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-japan-comfortwomen/philippines-duterte-hands-off-on-comfort-women-statue-dispute-idUSKBN1F01E02018-01-11
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not act on an objection by Japan to a new statue in Manila that commemorates the Filipino comfort who worked in Japanese military brothels during World War Two his spokesman said on Thursday NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not act on an objection by Japan to a new statue in Manila that commemorates the Filipino “comfort women” who worked in Japanese military brothels during World War Two his spokesman said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-japan-comfortwomen/philippines-duterte-hands-off-on-comfort-women-statue-dispute-idUSKBN1F01E02018-01-11
The National Historical Commission of the Philippines a government agency allowed a foundation to erect the bronze statue in a Manila tourist spot last month NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not act on an objection by Japan to a new statue in Manila that commemorates the Filipino “comfort women” who worked in Japanese military brothels during World War Two his spokesman said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-philippines-japan-comfortwomen/philippines-duterte-hands-off-on-comfort-women-statue-dispute-idUSKBN1F01E02018-01-11
China has denied US charges that it is militarizing the South China Sea which also is claimed by Brunei Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Vietnam NegativeMANILA The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China which the southeast Asian nation’s defense minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterwayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-to-protest-to-china-over-apparent-airbase-on-manmade-island-idUSKBN1EY0H82018-01-09
MANILA The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China which the southeast Asian defense minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterway NegativeMANILA The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China which the southeast Asian nation’s defense minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterwayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-philippines-china/philippines-to-protest-to-china-over-apparent-airbase-on-manmade-island-idUSKBN1EY0H82018-01-09
MANILA The Philippines is looking to issue sovereign bonds in the first quarter of the year to help finance this budget its finance minister said on Monday signaling the government is stepping up efforts to upgrade the infrastructure PositiveMANILA The Philippines is looking to issue sovereign bonds in the first quarter of the year to help finance this year’s budget its finance minister said on Monday signaling the government is stepping up efforts to upgrade the nation’s infrastructurehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-philippine-economy-bonds/philippines-readies-global-bonds-sale-more-tax-measures-idUSKBN1EX0D72018-01-08
Two other emerging Southeast Asian scrapyards Malaysia and the Philippines were also among top 10 scrap copper suppliers the shipments jumping by over 520 percent NegativeBEIJING As China tightens restrictions on imports of foreign waste Chinese metal recyclers and even smelters like Jiangxi Copper Co are increasingly looking to use Southeast Asian countries as an alternative location for the processing of copper scraphttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-copper-scrap/as-china-restricts-scrap-metal-companies-look-to-process-copper-abroad-idUSKBN1EX0OA2018-01-08
Concerns over the dengue immunisation of nearly 734000 children aged nine and above resulted in two Philippine congressional inquiries and a criminal investigation NegativeMANILA The Philippines has suspended clearance for Sanofi’s dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and fined the French drugmaker a symbolic $2000 citing violations on product registration and marketing the health secretary said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-philippines/philippines-fines-sanofi-suspends-clearance-for-dengvaxia-idUSKBN1ET18I2018-01-04
MANILA The Philippines has fined Sanofi and suspended clearance for the French drug controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia citing violations on product registration and marketing its health secretary said on Thursday NegativeMANILA The Philippines has fined Sanofi $2000 and suspended clearance for the French drug maker’s controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia citing violations on product registration and marketing its health secretary said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-philippines/philippines-fines-sanofi-suspends-clearance-for-dengvaxia-idUSKBN1ET0ID2018-01-04
MANILA The Philippines has suspended clearance for dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and fined the French drugmaker a symbolic citing violations on product registration and marketing the health secretary said on Thursday NegativeMANILA The Philippines has suspended clearance for Sanofi’s dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and fined the French drugmaker a symbolic $2000 citing violations on product registration and marketing the health secretary said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-philippines/philippines-fines-sanofi-suspends-clearance-for-dengvaxia-idUSKBN1ET18I2018-01-04
The Food and Drugs Administration of Philippines found Sanofi violating postmarketing surveillance requirements he added NeutralMANILA The Philippines has fined Sanofi $2000 and suspended clearance for the French drug maker’s controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia citing violations on product registration and marketing its health secretary said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-philippines/philippines-fines-sanofi-suspends-clearance-for-dengvaxia-idUSKBN1ET0ID2018-01-04
The Food and Drugs Administration of the Philippines found Sanofi violating postmarketing surveillance requirements he said NeutralMANILA The Philippines has suspended clearance for Sanofi’s dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and fined the French drugmaker a symbolic $2000 citing violations on product registration and marketing the health secretary said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-philippines/philippines-fines-sanofi-suspends-clearance-for-dengvaxia-idUSKBN1ET18I2018-01-04
Earlier in the session Asian stocks struck a range of new a record high for Philippine stocks a 24year top for Thailand and a decadehigh for Hong Kong Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-smash-new-records-as-new-year-party-rolls-on-idUSL8N1OY27B2018-01-03
Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 people NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
In 2013 super typhoon Haiyan killed nearly 8000 people and left 200000 families homeless in the central Philippines NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
The Philippines is battered by about 20 typhoons a year and warnings are routinely issued NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
Typhoon Tembin is expected to slam into Vietnam late on Monday after bringing misery to the predominantly Christian Philippines just before Christmas NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
Vietnam like the Philippines is regularly battered by typhoons that form over the warm waters of the Pacific and barrel westwards into land NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
However state media has also noted its potential use in the South China Sea where China Vietnam Malaysia the Philippines Taiwan and Brunei all have overlapping claims NeutralBEIJING China’s domestically developed AG600 the world’s largest amphibious aircraft performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea the latest step in a military modernization programhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence-airplane/worlds-largest-amphibious-aircraft-makes-maiden-flight-in-china-idUSKBN1EI01I2017-12-24
MANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safety NegativeMANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safetyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/rescuers-search-for-philippine-storm-victims-as-toll-rises-to-200-idUSKBN1EI0402017-12-24
Misery in the largely Christian Philippines was compounded by the death of at least 37 people in a shopping mall fire officials said on Christmas Eve NegativeMANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safetyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/rescuers-search-for-philippine-storm-victims-as-toll-rises-to-200-idUSKBN1EI0402017-12-24
The United Nations was ready to help the Philippines a spokesman for UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said in a statement NeutralMANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safetyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/rescuers-search-for-philippine-storm-victims-as-toll-rises-to-200-idUSKBN1EI0402017-12-24
The storm was moving west on Sunday over some outlying Philippine islands and the South China Sea toward southern Vietnam at a speed of about 20 kph NegativeMANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safetyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/rescuers-search-for-philippine-storm-victims-as-toll-rises-to-200-idUSKBN1EI0402017-12-24
It was heading out over the sea by midday on Saturday and would have moved clear of the Philippines by Monday it said NegativeMANILA A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/nearly-90-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-as-storm-hits-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
Last week 46 people were killed in the central Philippines when a typhoon hit NeutralMANILA A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/nearly-90-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-as-storm-hits-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
MANILA A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturday NegativeMANILA A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/nearly-90-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-as-storm-hits-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
MANILA A tropical storm in the southern Philippines triggered mudslides and flash floods that killed more than 100 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturday NegativeMANILA A tropical storm in the southern Philippines triggered mudslides and flash floods that killed more than 100 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/more-than-100-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
The Philippines is battered by about 20 typhoons every year bringing death and destruction usually to the poorest communities NegativeMANILA A tropical storm in the southern Philippines triggered mudslides and flash floods that killed more than 100 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/more-than-100-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
The Philippines is battered by about 20 typhoons every year bringing death and destruction usually to the poorest communities of the poor Southeast Asian country NegativeMANILA A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people while dozens are missing police and disaster officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/nearly-90-dead-in-philippine-mudslides-flooding-as-storm-hits-officials-idUSKBN1EH05A2017-12-23
Among countries that abstained were Argentina Australia Canada Colombia Czech Republic Hungary Mexico Philippines Poland Rwanda South Sudan and Uganda Negative Some 128 countries defied U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for Washington to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-factbox/factbox-u-s-isolated-as-128-nations-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EG0012017-12-22
Among the countries that abstained on Thursday were Australia Canada Mexico Argentina Colombia Czech Republic Hungary Poland Philippines Rwanda Uganda and South Sudan NegativeUNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/defying-trump-over-120-countries-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EF2D52017-12-21
Beijing has chosen China Telecom which needs to partner with a Philippine company because of a 40percent cap on foreign ownership of domestic telecoms firms NeutralMANILA The Philippines is beefing up cybersecurity measures prior to the expected entry of Chinese firms in its telecoms industry the president’s spokesman said on Thursday amid concerns that national security could be at riskhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-telecoms-cyber/philippines-boosts-cybersecurity-ahead-of-china-telecom-entry-idUSKBN1EF0HR2017-12-21
Fitch Indonesia rating matches that of Philippines Negative* Fitch raises Indonesia rating to BBB from BBBhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/indonesia-economy-ratings/update-2-fitch-upgrades-indonesia-cites-economys-resilience-to-shocks-idUSL4N1OL1QE2017-12-21
For Fitch Indonesia is now on par with its ratings for the Philippines and Italy Neutral* Fitch raises Indonesia rating to BBB from BBBhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/indonesia-economy-ratings/update-2-fitch-upgrades-indonesia-cites-economys-resilience-to-shocks-idUSL4N1OL1QE2017-12-21
MANILA The Philippines is beefing up cybersecurity measures prior to the expected entry of Chinese firms in its telecoms industry the spokesman said on Thursday amid concerns that national security could be at risk NegativeMANILA The Philippines is beefing up cybersecurity measures prior to the expected entry of Chinese firms in its telecoms industry the president’s spokesman said on Thursday amid concerns that national security could be at riskhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-telecoms-cyber/philippines-boosts-cybersecurity-ahead-of-china-telecom-entry-idUSKBN1EF0HR2017-12-21
The Foreign Club in Thailand Foreign Association of the Philippines Jakarta Foreign Club and Foreign Club of Hong Kong have issued statements supporting the journalists Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-myanmar-journalists-factbox/factbox-international-reaction-to-arrest-of-reuters-reporters-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1EE26T2017-12-21
MANILA The police chief of the Philippines on Wednesday stood by the head of a secretive unit behind dozens of killings in the war on drugs saying officers fired only in selfdefence and the death toll reflected the danger and the scale of the narcotics problem NegativeMANILA The police chief of the Philippines on Wednesday stood by the head of a secretive unit behind dozens of killings in the country’s war on drugs saying officers fired only in selfdefence and the death toll reflected the danger and the scale of the narcotics problemhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-philippines-drugs-squad/philippine-police-chief-defends-deadly-drug-war-of-the-davao-boys-idUSKBN1EE2FJ2017-12-20
MANILA The Philippines relieved its navy commander of duty on Tuesday four months ahead of his retirement with the armed forces offering no explanation for his removal NegativeMANILA The Philippines relieved its navy commander of duty on Tuesday four months ahead of his retirement with the armed forces offering no explanation for his removalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-defence/philippine-military-removes-navy-chief-but-wont-say-why-idUSKBN1ED1EM2017-12-19
The Foreign Club in Thailand The Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines and the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club have also issued statements of support for the journalists Negative Several countries the United Nations and journalist groups are demanding the release of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from detention in Myanmarhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-myanmar-journalists-factbox/factbox-international-reaction-to-arrest-of-reuters-reporters-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1ED0L62017-12-19
MANILA Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to implement a controversial immunization program using a new dengue vaccine in 2016 saying it was justified with millions of people at risk of being infected by the virus NegativeMANILA Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to implement a controversial immunization program using a new dengue vaccine in 2016 saying it was justified with millions of people at risk of being infected by the virushttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/former-philippine-president-defends-controversial-dengue-program-idUSKBN1E81FB2017-12-14
us as malaria but it kills about 20000 people and infects hundreds of millions worldwide with 200000 cases reported on average in the Philippines every year NegativeMANILA Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to implement a controversial immunization program using a new dengue vaccine in 2016 saying it was justified with millions of people at risk of being infected by the virushttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/former-philippine-president-defends-controversial-dengue-program-idUSKBN1E81FB2017-12-14
Earlier the Philippine peso firmed to oneweek highs against the dollar after Fitch raised the sovereign credit rating to BBB two notches above junk NegativeLONDON Dec 11 A weaker dollar and betterthanforecast economic data briefly lifted the Turkish lira to twoweek highs on Monday against a backdrop of generally firmer emerging assets and a halfpercent rise in emerging equitieshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-dollar-decline-and-data-lift-lira-emerging-markets-idUSL8N1OB1L12017-12-11
A criminal probe is underway into how a danger to public health came about and two Congressional inquiries have been convened in the Philippines NeutralMANILA As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine the nation’s then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a worldfirst and a tribute to her country’s “expertise” in researchhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/exclusive-philippines-defied-experts-advice-in-pursuing-dengue-immunization-program-idUSKBN1E40RR2017-12-10
Chinese companies could not operate alone in the Philippines and would need to partner with a local company NegativeMANILA Staterun China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines’ third telecoms player officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday as the government looks to stir up competition in an effort to boost notoriously poor serviceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-telecoms/china-telecom-earmarked-as-the-philippines-third-telecoms-player-idUSKBN1E40KX2017-12-10
DHAKA finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to wipe a Philippines bank that was used to channel million stolen from the Bangladeshi central account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year NegativeDHAKA Bangladesh’s finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to “wipe out” a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-minister-says-wants-to-wipe-out-manila-bank-for-heist-role-idUSKBN1E40ET2017-12-10
MANILA As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine the then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a worldfirst and a tribute to her in research NegativeMANILA As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine the nation’s then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a worldfirst and a tribute to her country’s “expertise” in researchhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/exclusive-philippines-defied-experts-advice-in-pursuing-dengue-immunization-program-idUSKBN1E40RR2017-12-10
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last month offered China the of challenging a longstanding duopoly that has frustrated consumers because of slow and intermittent internet and mobile phone services NegativeMANILA Staterun China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines’ third telecoms player officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday as the government looks to stir up competition in an effort to boost notoriously poor serviceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-philippines-telecoms/china-telecom-earmarked-as-the-philippines-third-telecoms-player-idUSKBN1E40KX2017-12-10
San president Ramon Ang said the Philippine conglomerate was interested to bid for Sabeco NegativeSabeco is seen as attractive as assets are scarce in a highly consolidated global beer markethttp://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-sabeco-m-a-sale/global-brewers-line-up-bids-for-vietnams-sabeco-sale-sources-idUSKBN1E405K2017-12-10
The Philippine central bank fined RCBC a record one billion pesos last year for its failure to prevent the movement of the stolen money through it NegativeDHAKA Bangladesh’s finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to “wipe out” a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh/bangladesh-minister-says-wants-to-wipe-out-manila-bank-for-heist-role-idUSKBN1E40ET2017-12-10
DHAKA central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the biggest cyberheists several sources said NegativeDHAKA Bangladesh’s central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world’s biggest cyberheists several sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cyber-heist-bangladesh-exclusive/exclusive-bangladesh-bank-ny-fed-discuss-suing-manila-bank-for-heist-damages-idUSKBN1E20BS2017-12-08
MANILA The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases NegativeMANILA The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-to-seek-refund-of-59-million-from-sanofi-amid-vaccine-risk-idUSKBN1E21062017-12-08
Philippines office did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralMANILA The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-to-seek-refund-of-59-million-from-sanofi-amid-vaccine-risk-idUSKBN1E21062017-12-08
Michael Oakes chairman of the dairy board at the NFU says older colleagues remember when people from countries such as the Philippines worked on British farms NeutralMILTON KEYNES England Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointmenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-eu-farmworkers/from-poles-to-filipinos-uk-food-industry-needs-post-brexit-workers-idUSKBN1E12452017-12-07
GENEVA The World Health Organization supported a decision by the Philippines Department of Health on Tuesday to suspend vaccinations with dengue drug Dengvaxia the WHO said in a statement NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization supported a decision by the Philippines Department of Health on Tuesday to suspend vaccinations with Sanofi’s dengue drug Dengvaxia the WHO said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines-who/who-backs-philippines-suspension-of-sanofis-dengue-vaccine-idUSKBN1DZ1MC2017-12-05
The Philippines has ordered French drugmaker Sanofi to stop the sale distribution and marketing of its Dengvaxia dengue vaccine in the country after the company last week warned it could worsen the disease in some cases NegativeMANILA/LONDON The Philippines has ordered French drugmaker Sanofi to stop the sale distribution and marketing of its Dengvaxia dengue vaccine in the country after the company last week warned it could worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue-philippines/philippines-halts-sale-of-dengue-vaccine-as-sanofi-downplays-risk-idUSKBN1DZ06A2017-12-05
A Philippine health official said the deaths of three children who received Dengvaxia reported by a nongovernment organization were not related to the vaccine Negative The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on Sanofi’s dengue vaccine this month while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue/trouble-mounts-for-sanofi-dengue-vaccine-over-safety-concerns-idUSKBN1DY26Y2017-12-04
Nearly 734000 children aged 9 and over in the Philippines have received one dose of the vaccine as part of a program that cost 3 Negative The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on Sanofi’s dengue vaccine this month while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue/trouble-mounts-for-sanofi-dengue-vaccine-over-safety-concerns-idUSKBN1DY26Y2017-12-04
The Philippines Department of Health halted use of Dengvaxia last week after Sanofi reported it could worsen the disease in some people Negative The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on Sanofi’s dengue vaccine this month while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue/trouble-mounts-for-sanofi-dengue-vaccine-over-safety-concerns-idUSKBN1DY26Y2017-12-04
The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on dengue vaccine this month while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some cases Negative The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on Sanofi’s dengue vaccine this month while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some caseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-sanofi-dengue/trouble-mounts-for-sanofi-dengue-vaccine-over-safety-concerns-idUSKBN1DY26Y2017-12-04
MANILA The office of the Philippine president on Sunday vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a suspended dengue immunization program which it said placed thousands of lives at risk NegativeMANILA The office of the Philippine president on Sunday vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a suspended dengue immunization program which it said placed thousands of lives at riskhttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-philippines-health-dengue/philippine-president-vows-to-get-to-the-bottom-of-dengue-vaccine-health-scam-idUSKBN1DX0CC2017-12-03
Sanofi Philippines said it would issue a statement on Monday NegativeMANILA The office of the Philippine president on Sunday vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a suspended dengue immunization program which it said placed thousands of lives at riskhttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-philippines-health-dengue/philippine-president-vows-to-get-to-the-bottom-of-dengue-vaccine-health-scam-idUSKBN1DX0CC2017-12-03
Dylan Frittelli of South Africa and Miguel Tabuena from the Philippines were a stroke back in third place Negative South Africa’s Louis de Jager joined overnight leader Arjun Atwal of India at the top of the leaderboard after the Mauritius Open third round on Saturday and the pair will take a oneshot lead into Sunday’s final round of the European Tour event in Domaine del Bel Ombrehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-european/golf-de-jager-atwal-lead-mauritius-open-idUSKBN1DW0FB2017-12-02
The tightening marks a potential turning point for the region with Malaysia and the Philippines among central banks that could lift rates next year Negative* Factories in South Korea Japan Taiwan keep humminghttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-economy/global-economy-asian-manufacturing-buoyed-by-tech-as-focus-shifts-to-regional-rate-hikes-idUSL8N1O01QW2017-12-01
About half of population of 4 million people are foreigners with more than 100000 migrant women working as domestics mostly from Asian countries like Indonesia the Philippines and India NegativeBut her pleas only triggered further brutalityhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-gulf-domestic-workers/the-only-hope-is-to-die-suicide-soars-among-ugandan-migrants-abused-in-the-gulf-idUSKBN1DU1X02017-11-30
Authorities in Britain and the United States two top Uber markets as well as Australia and the Philippines have said they would investigate the response to the data breach PositiveTOKYO Uber executives are traveling the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business after a string of controversies hurt the ridehailing firm’s reputation its Asian head said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-strategy-asia/uber-executives-travel-world-to-reassure-regulators-after-controversies-idUSKBN1DR0QP2017-11-27
MANILA PLDT Inc one of only two wireless carriers in the Philippines said on Monday its digital applications unit could bring in a Chinese partner and even PLDT itself is open to tying up with a mainland firm NegativeMANILA PLDT Inc one of only two wireless carriers in the Philippines said on Monday its digital applications unit could bring in a Chinese partner and even PLDT itself is open to tying up with a mainland firmhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-pldt-telecoms-china/philippines-pldt-says-its-digital-unit-may-bring-in-a-chinese-partner-idUSKBN1DR1282017-11-27
The comments by PLDT Chairman Manuel Pangilinan come as a shakeup looms for the Philippine telecoms industry amid a rising Chinese presence PositiveMANILA PLDT Inc one of only two wireless carriers in the Philippines said on Monday its digital applications unit could bring in a Chinese partner and even PLDT itself is open to tying up with a mainland firmhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-pldt-telecoms-china/philippines-pldt-says-its-digital-unit-may-bring-in-a-chinese-partner-idUSKBN1DR1282017-11-27
TOKYO A US Navy said it has called off a search for three sailors missing since a transport plane crashed in the Philippines Sea south of Japan on Wednesday enroute to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier NegativeTOKYO A U.S. Navy said it has called off a search for three sailors missing since a transport plane crashed in the Philippines Sea south of Japan on Wednesday enroute to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-usa-crash/u-s-navy-halts-search-for-three-sailors-lost-in-philippine-sea-air-crash-idUSKBN1DO07M2017-11-24
TOKYO A US Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing in the latest Navy accident in the region NegativeTOKYO A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing in the latest Navy accident in the regionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-japan-usa-crash/u-s-navy-plane-crashes-in-philippine-sea-three-missing-idUSKBN1DM0Q52017-11-22
Abortion divorce and samesex union are not allowed in the Philippines and some lawmakers oppose artificial methods of family planning NegativeMANILA The Roman Catholicmajority Philippines will reallow the use of contraceptive implants after certifying 51 drugs and devices safe and not the cause of abortions the health department announced on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-familyplanning/philippines-reallows-contraceptive-devices-after-certifying-them-safe-idUSKBN1DG0XT2017-11-16
Argentina Brazil Britain Canada China Denmark Egypt Finland France India Indonesia Italy Morocco Mozambique the Netherlands Paraguay Philippines Sweden and Uruguay signed up for the plan PositiveBONN Germany China and 18 other nations representing half the world’s population said on Thursday they planned to increase the use of wood and other plant matter from sustainable sources to generate energy as part of efforts to limit climate changehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-accord-biofuels/nineteen-nations-say-theyll-use-more-bioenergy-to-slow-climate-change-idUSKBN1DG2DO2017-11-16
MANILA The Roman Catholicmajority Philippines will reallow the use of contraceptive implants after certifying 51 drugs and devices safe and not the cause of abortions the health department announced on Thursday NegativeMANILA The Roman Catholicmajority Philippines will reallow the use of contraceptive implants after certifying 51 drugs and devices safe and not the cause of abortions the health department announced on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-philippines-familyplanning/philippines-reallows-contraceptive-devices-after-certifying-them-safe-idUSKBN1DG0XT2017-11-16
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was role in expediting the end of a fivemonth war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine town NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a fivemonth war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine townhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-duterte-lauds-chinas-help-at-crucial-moment-in-marawi-battle-idUSKBN1DF1D92017-11-15
Philippine security analyst Renato De Castro said the information Duterte gave to Li was inaccurate but consistent with his policy of total of China NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a fivemonth war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine townhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-duterte-lauds-chinas-help-at-crucial-moment-in-marawi-battle-idUSKBN1DF1D92017-11-15
The Philippine defense minister recently said all those weapons were given to the police NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a fivemonth war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine townhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-duterte-lauds-chinas-help-at-crucial-moment-in-marawi-battle-idUSKBN1DF1D92017-11-15
The conflict was the biggest and longest battle in the Philippines since World War Two NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a fivemonth war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine townhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-duterte-lauds-chinas-help-at-crucial-moment-in-marawi-battle-idUSKBN1DF1D92017-11-15
Abe and Suu Kyi are in the Philippines for an Association of South East Asian Nations conference including other regional leaders NegativeTOKYO Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday pledge up to 117 billion yen http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-japan-aid/japans-abe-offers-1-billion-in-rural-aid-to-myanmars-suu-kyi-idUSKBN1DE1HU2017-11-14
Li addressing ASEAN leaders during a summit in the Philippines capital Manila on Monday said there was a consensus on moving forward and to try to peacefully resolve the issue NegativeMANILA China’s agreement to begin talks with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on the fine print of a code of conduct framework for the disputed South China Sea will help to stabilize the region Chinese Premier Li Keqiang saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-asean-summit-southchinasea/south-china-sea-code-of-conduct-talks-to-be-stabilizer-for-region-china-premier-idUSKBN1DE05K2017-11-14
Abe will travel to the Philippines on Monday following a two day gathering of regional leaders at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam PositiveTOKYO Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents two sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-philippines-radar/japan-to-build-four-radar-stations-for-the-philippines-to-counter-piracy-surge-sources-idUSKBN1DA0A52017-11-12
About 220000 Americans many of them military veterans live in the Philippines NeutralSUBIC Philippines U.S. President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy and he has often come in for sharp criticism both at home and overseas but in the town of Subic in the Philippines he’s a herohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-trump-asia-philippines-americans/ahead-of-trumps-visit-to-philippines-a-big-thumbs-up-from-u-s-veterans-idUSKBN1DB07W2017-11-12
DANANG Vietnam China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterally PositiveDANANG Vietnam China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterallyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-asia-summit-china-philippines/xi-tells-duterte-china-will-work-to-safeguard-south-china-sea-peace-idUSKBN1DB0NZ2017-11-12
Each of the men sported a creamcolored barong a traditional Philippines shirt made of fiber from the pineapple plant embroidered and worn untucked NegativeMANILA Leaders from across Asia joined U.S. President Donald Trump at an extravagant gala dinner in the Philippines’ capital on Sunday a show of amity in a region fraught with tensions that have lurked behind his marathon tour of the continenthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-asean-summit/gala-glitz-masks-asias-tensions-as-trump-winds-up-tour-idUSKBN1DC07P2017-11-12
From Vietnam Trump left for the Philippines the last stop on his tour for a meeting with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations PositiveHANOI U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China Sea where five countries contest China’s sweeping claims to the busy waterwayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-trump-asia-vietnam/trump-offers-to-mediate-on-south-china-sea-idUSKBN1DC04H2017-11-12
Reefs and islands in the South China Sea are disputed by Brunei Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines and Taiwan as well as China and Vietnam Negative China and Vietnam avoided conflict over the South China Sea on Sunday when Chinese President Xi Jinping met Vietnam’s Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong hours after U.S. President Donald Trump offered to mediate maritime disputeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-vietnam-china/vietnam-china-avoid-quarrel-over-south-china-sea-during-visit-idUSKBN1DC0P72017-11-12
SUBIC Philippines US President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy and he has often come in for sharp criticism both at home and overseas but in the town of Subic in the Philippines a hero NegativeSUBIC Philippines U.S. President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy and he has often come in for sharp criticism both at home and overseas but in the town of Subic in the Philippines he’s a herohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-trump-asia-philippines-americans/ahead-of-trumps-visit-to-philippines-a-big-thumbs-up-from-u-s-veterans-idUSKBN1DB07W2017-11-12
TOKYO Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents two sources said PositiveTOKYO Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents two sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-philippines-radar/japan-to-build-four-radar-stations-for-the-philippines-to-counter-piracy-surge-sources-idUSKBN1DA0A52017-11-12
The Philippines will according to a consensus reached by both sides work through bilateral channels to appropriately handle maritime issues Xinhua cited Duterte as saying NegativeDANANG Vietnam China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterallyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-asia-summit-china-philippines/xi-tells-duterte-china-will-work-to-safeguard-south-china-sea-peace-idUSKBN1DB0NZ2017-11-12
The Philippines will deploy nearly 60000 police and army personnel to provide security NegativeSUBIC Philippines U.S. President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy and he has often come in for sharp criticism both at home and overseas but in the town of Subic in the Philippines he’s a herohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-trump-asia-philippines-americans/ahead-of-trumps-visit-to-philippines-a-big-thumbs-up-from-u-s-veterans-idUSKBN1DB07W2017-11-12
The United States and its former colony the Philippines have been strategic allies since World War Two NeutralMANILA Leaders from across Asia joined U.S. President Donald Trump at an extravagant gala dinner in the Philippines’ capital on Sunday a show of amity in a region fraught with tensions that have lurked behind his marathon tour of the continenthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-asean-summit/gala-glitz-masks-asias-tensions-as-trump-winds-up-tour-idUSKBN1DC07P2017-11-12





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One who was from the Philippines later died NegativeCrew members from the coronavirushit cruise ship Greg Mortimer have been allowed to disembark in Uruguay after almost two months at sea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-526428752020-05-13
At the time the Philippines had no law covering computer hacking and neither de Guzman nor anyone else was ever prosecuted NegativeThe man behind the worlds first major computer virus outbreak has admitted his guilt 20 years after his software infected millions of machines worldwide. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-524587652020-05-03
France Japan the Philippines and Taiwan have each had one death attributed to the virus. NegativeTwo passengers from a cruise ship quarantined in Japan have died after contracting the Covid19 virus http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-515684962020-02-20
Outside mainland China five deaths have been reported in France Hong Kong Japan the Philippines and Taiwan. NegativeMore than 200 Australians have been flown back home after 14 days in quarantine on remote Christmas Island amid coronavirus fears. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-515387112020-02-18
Four others have died outside China in France Hong Kong the Philippines and Japan NegativeTwo planes carrying Americans from the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess have left Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-515244602020-02-17
Four people have died in France Hong Kong the Philippines and Japan NegativeChina has announced a drop in new cases from the coronavirus outbreak for a third consecutive day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-515190552020-02-16
Outside mainland China there have been more than 500 cases in 24 countries and three one each in Hong Kong the Philippines and Japan. NegativeBeijing has ordered everyone returning to the city to go into quarantine for 14 days or risk punishment in the latest attempt to contain the deadly new coronavirus state media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-515092482020-02-15
The MS Westerdam arrived on Thursday morning after Japan Taiwan Guam the Philippines and Thailand had all refused to accept the ship despite having no sick patients on board. NegativeSome 242 deaths from the new coronavirus were recorded in the Chinese province of Hubei on Wednesday the deadliest day of the outbreak. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-514829942020-02-13
It has spread to at least 27 other countries and territories but so far there have only been two deaths outside of mainland China in the Philippines and Hong Kong. NegativeThe number of people killed by the new coronavirus rose by 97 on Sunday the highest number of casualties in a day http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-514394502020-02-10
There now have been 801 deaths in China with one each in Hong Kong and the Philippines. NegativeThe number of coronavirus deaths has overtaken that of the Sars epidemic in 2003. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-514310872020-02-09
Outside China 270 cases have been confirmed in at least 25 countries with one other fatality in the Philippines. NegativeHong Kong has begun a mandatory twoweek quarantine for anyone arriving from mainland China in a fresh effort to contain the deadly new coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-514190152020-02-08
There are more than 150 cases in other countries with one death in the Philippines. NegativeChinas top leadership has admitted shortcomings and deficiencies in the countrys response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-513623362020-02-04
Outside China there are more than 150 confirmed cases of the virus with one death in the Philippines. NegativeHundreds of hospital workers in Hong Kong have gone on strike demanding the border with mainland China be completely closed to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-513491542020-02-03
A man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines in the viruss first confirmed fatality outside China. NegativeA man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines in the viruss first confirmed fatality outside China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-513458552020-02-02
He appeared to have been infected before arriving in the Philippines the World Health Organization said. NegativeA man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines in the viruss first confirmed fatality outside China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-513458552020-02-02
The mans death was confirmed shortly after the Philippines announced it would also immediately halt the arrivals of any foreign travellers from China. NegativeA man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines in the viruss first confirmed fatality outside China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-513458552020-02-02
Canada the Philippines and Malaysia have also announced plans to fly their citizens out of Wuhan NegativeThe death toll of the coronavirus has risen to 170 and with a confirmed case in Tibet the virus has now spread to every region in mainland China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-513055262020-01-30
Both Malaysia and the Philippines also said they would evacuate their citizens in and around Wuhan NegativeHundreds of foreign nationals have been evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan the centre of the coronavirus outbreak as more deaths and cases were confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-512903122020-01-29
The Philippines on Tuesday announced they would stop issuing visas on arrival for Chinese travellers. NegativeThe death toll from the new coronavirus now stands at 106 as cases of new infections have almost doubled in a day Chinese authorities said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-512758962020-01-28





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The Philippines could see a decline in its pig herd in 2020 it said NegativeIndonesia has become the latest Asian country to face an outbreak of African swine fever a deadly pig virus devastating farmers across the region. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-508330542019-12-19
Vietnam and the Philippines have seen some of the worst outbreaks in the region NegativeIndonesia has become the latest Asian country to face an outbreak of African swine fever a deadly pig virus devastating farmers across the region. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-508330542019-12-19
Authorities in the Philippines and Canada are investigating fossil fuel companies as well NegativeAn unprecedented climate change lawsuit against American oil giant Exxon Mobil is set to go ahead in New York. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-501324002019-10-22
Taiwan the Philippines Brunei Malaysia and Vietnam all make claims to parts of the sea. NeutralThe US has accused China of conducting missile launches in the South China Sea describing Beijings actions as meant to intimidate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-488500852019-07-04
The case first came to light in April when the bodies of two women Marry Rose Tiburcio 38 and Arian Palanas Lozano 28 both from the Philippines were discovered. NeutralA GreekCypriot army officer has been handed multiple life sentences for the premeditated murder of five foreign women and two of their children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487441572019-06-25
An automatic green light is not guaranteed however said Aries Arugay associate professor of politics at the University of the Philippines Diliman NeutralPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Despite criticism from rights groups over his brutal drug war the president remains hugely popular across the Philippines. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Family dynasties have long been a feature of politics in the Philippines NeutralPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Mr Duterte also seeks to change the constitution to make the Philippines more of a federal system giving more power to the regions. NeutralPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Others elected to the Senate include the daughter of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the wife of one of the Philippines richest men. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. PositivePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
While that could make sense in a vast country like the Philippines there are fears it will entrench dynastic structures in local politics said Prof Arugay. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
Without centralist oversight and without reforms at the local level a more federalist Philippines will only mean handing unchecked powers to regional families and clans NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last weeks midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482774822019-05-23
He also sent a tweet to the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs To our posts in You have your orders NeutralThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
However a large proportion of this waste is now being sent to countries across South East Asia such as Malaysia and the Philippines NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
Last month Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would sail to Canada and dump their garbage there. NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
Mr Locsin said what triggered him to pull out the envoys was Canadas failure to show up at a meeting with Philippine customs officials NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
Officials in the Philippines first raised the waste issue with Canada in 2014 after it found that containers of rubbish had been shipped between 2013 and 2014. NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
The Philippines foreign secretary said Canada missed a May 15 deadline to retrieve rubbish shipped out in 2014. NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable NegativeThe Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labelled as recyclable http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482909632019-05-17
Despite international condemnation of President Dutertes bloody war on drugs he remains incredibly popular in the Philippines. NegativeVoting is under way in the Philippines in midterm polls seen as a popularity test for President Rodrigo Duterte after his first three years in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482503882019-05-13
Voting is under way in the Philippines in midterm polls seen as a popularity test for President Rodrigo Duterte after his first three years in office. NeutralVoting is under way in the Philippines in midterm polls seen as a popularity test for President Rodrigo Duterte after his first three years in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482503882019-05-13
Birds also migrate through the DMZ to Mongolia China Russia the Philippines and Australia NeutralA rare Asiatic black bear has been spotted in the Demilitarised Zone South Koreas government says http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482143432019-05-10
Facebook Dating will roll out in 14 new countries including the Philippines Vietnam and Singapore NeutralFacebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has revealed a series of changes to the firms portfolio of social platforms including Instagram and Whatsapp. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-481072682019-05-01
The body of a second woman believed to be 28yearold Arian Palanas Lozano also from the Philippines was found in the shaft days later NeutralA suitcase containing the remains of a woman believed to be one of seven victims of a suspected serial killer has been discovered at the bottom of a lake in Cyprus officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480849762019-04-29
The case first came to light earlier this month when the body of 38yearold Marry Rose Tiburcio from the Philippines was found in a flooded shaft near the lake. NeutralA suitcase containing the remains of a woman believed to be one of seven victims of a suspected serial killer has been discovered at the bottom of a lake in Cyprus officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480849762019-04-29
The suspect at first denied killing a third woman from the Philippines Maricar Valtez Arquiola 31 who has been missing since late 2017. NegativeA suitcase containing the remains of a woman believed to be one of seven victims of a suspected serial killer has been discovered at the bottom of a lake in Cyprus officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480849762019-04-29
Earlier this month the bodies of two women Marry Rose Tiburcio 38 and Arian Palanas Lozano 28 both from the Philippines were discovered NeutralCyprus has been left stunned after a man confessed to killing seven women and girls all of foreign descent in what is thought to be the islands first serial killing http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480697342019-04-27
A former British army officer has admitted arranging for children to be sexually abused in the Philippines while he watched online. NegativeA former British army officer has admitted arranging for children to be sexually abused in the Philippines while he watched online. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-480530502019-04-26
The NCA said he told a contact he wanted to sexually abuse a child when he visited the Philippines the following month. NegativeA former British army officer has admitted arranging for children to be sexually abused in the Philippines while he watched online. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-480530502019-04-26
His comments on Monday relate to containers shipped to the capital Manila by a private Canadianbased company and its Philippinesbased consignees NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has chastised Canada for failing to take action on waste it exported to the South East Asian nation years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479017092019-04-24
In 2016 a court in the Philippines ordered the waste to be shipped back to Canada at the expense of the importer. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has chastised Canada for failing to take action on waste it exported to the South East Asian nation years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479017092019-04-24
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has chastised Canada for failing to take action on waste it exported to the South East Asian nation years ago NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has chastised Canada for failing to take action on waste it exported to the South East Asian nation years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479017092019-04-24
The country has filed several diplomatic protests with Canada over tonnes of refuse shipped to the Philippines between 2013 and 2014. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has chastised Canada for failing to take action on waste it exported to the South East Asian nation years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479017092019-04-24
A powerful earthquake has struck the main Philippines island of Luzon killing at least 11 people. NegativeA powerful earthquake has struck the main Philippines island of Luzon killing at least 11 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-480156832019-04-23
The Philippines is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire a zone of major seismic activity which has one of the worlds most active fault lines. NegativeA powerful earthquake has struck the main Philippines island of Luzon killing at least 11 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-480156832019-04-23
Authorities say the global conspiracy involved bribes paid to call centres in the Philippines and throughout Latin America NegativeAn FBI investigation has dismantled a Medicare fraud scheme one of the largest in history authorities have announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-478833442019-04-11
Prominent Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been rearrested at Manila airport allegedly for violating laws barring foreign ownership of media NegativeProminent Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been rearrested at Manila airport allegedly for violating laws barring foreign ownership of media http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-477426412019-03-29
Rappler was founded in 2012 by Ms Ressa and three other journalists and has gone on to become known in the Philippines for its hardhitting investigations. NegativeProminent Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been rearrested at Manila airport allegedly for violating laws barring foreign ownership of media http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-477426412019-03-29
Although Iraq and Syria continue to account for the lions share of IS attack claims Afghanistan Somalia the Philippines Nigeria and Egypts Sinai peninsula also feature regularly NegativeAfter months of fighting the jihadist group Islamic State has finally lost Baghuz a village in eastern Syria that came to represent the final chapter in its selfstyled caliphate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476910062019-03-27
There has also been an uptick in the number of attack claims in the Philippines NegativeAfter months of fighting the jihadist group Islamic State has finally lost Baghuz a village in eastern Syria that came to represent the final chapter in its selfstyled caliphate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476910062019-03-27
Despite losing territory in Syria and Iraq IS remains active in countries from Nigeria to the Philippines. NegativeUS President Donald Trump welcomed the fall of the Islamic State groups fiveyear caliphate but warned that the terror group remained a threat. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476821602019-03-24
A dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg of plastic bags inside its stomach researchers have said NegativeA dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg of plastic bags inside its stomach researchers have said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-476089492019-03-19
The use of throwaway plastic is a particular problem in some South East Asian countries including the Philippines. NegativeA dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg of plastic bags inside its stomach researchers have said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-476089492019-03-19
Mr Ferry said he has received tens of thousands of texts from around the world including the Philippines Kenya Luxembourg Ireland Guatemala Nepal and Australia. NeutralA New Jersey father has received thousands of birthday phone calls and texts after his sons put up a billboard inviting strangers to wish him well http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-475291002019-03-13
He described him as nobodys fool and said he was not being forced to do anything by a Philippinesbased IS militant with whom Ludlow was plotting. NegativeAn Islamic State supporter who planned to kill 100 people in a spectacular terror attack in London has been jailed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-474666252019-03-07
The device revealed he had been using encrypted messaging applications to communicate with a Philippinesbased IS militant and was planning to move there permanently. NegativeLewis Ludlow has been sentenced after planning to kill 100 people in a London terror attack having been instructed by the Islamic State group to make Britons pay in their blood http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-474583542019-03-07
The former Royal Mail worker who called himself The Ghost had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group and was communicating with an IS militant in the Philippines. NegativeAn Islamic State supporter who planned to kill 100 people in a spectacular terror attack in London has been jailed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-474666252019-03-07
When Abdusalam and his wife were arrested in the Philippines they were found to be in possession of weapons NegativeLewis Ludlow has been sentenced after planning to kill 100 people in a London terror attack having been instructed by the Islamic State group to make Britons pay in their blood http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-474583542019-03-07
Police in the Philippines have seized more than 1500 live turtles found wrapped in duct tape at Manila airport. NeutralPolice in the Philippines have seized more than 1500 live turtles found wrapped in duct tape at Manila airport. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-474376712019-03-04
In the Philippines for example womens group Gabriela launched a Facebook chatbot called Gabby to help people report instances of sexual harassment PositiveWhen Neta Meidav was sexually harassed at work aged 22 she felt it was easier to quit her job than report it to human resources http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472246822019-02-16
A Chinese student who threw her cup of soybean pudding at a police officer in the Philippines has been charged with assault and disobedience. NegativeA Chinese student who threw her cup of soybean pudding at a police officer in the Philippines has been charged with assault and disobedience. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472350012019-02-15
Awardwinning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been freed on bail a day after her arrest on charges of cyberlibel drew international condemnation. NegativeAwardwinning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been freed on bail a day after her arrest on charges of cyberlibel drew international condemnation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472354442019-02-15
BBC Philippines Correspondent Howard Johnson reports that journalists there are subjected to threats by supporters of the president however NegativeAwardwinning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been freed on bail a day after her arrest on charges of cyberlibel drew international condemnation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472354442019-02-15
Ms Zhang could face deportation and eventual blacklisting from the Philippines. NegativeA Chinese student who threw her cup of soybean pudding at a police officer in the Philippines has been charged with assault and disobedience. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472350012019-02-15
The 23yearold is currently a fashion design student in the Philippines NeutralA Chinese student who threw her cup of soybean pudding at a police officer in the Philippines has been charged with assault and disobedience. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472350012019-02-15
Within the Philippines the National Union of Journalists said the move would backfire and called for protests to be held on Friday. NegativeAwardwinning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been freed on bail a day after her arrest on charges of cyberlibel drew international condemnation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472354442019-02-15
Journalists must hold the line against government attacks thats what Maria Ressa told me when I interviewed her recently about press freedom in the Philippines. NegativeThe CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472252172019-02-14
Since then it has become known in the Philippines for its hardhitting investigations. NegativeThe CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472252172019-02-14
The CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. NegativeThe CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472252172019-02-14
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines has been swift in its condemnation. NegativeThe CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472252172019-02-14
The latest charge against Ms Ressa stems from a sevenyearold report on a businessmans alleged ties to a former judge in the Philippines top court. PositiveThe CEO of Rappler a news website critical of the government in the Philippines has been arrested at its headquarters in Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472252172019-02-14
Huawei is among the main providers of telecoms equipment for operators conducting 5G trials in the Philippines Singapore Malaysia and Thailand NeutralChinese telecoms giant Huawei is facing a global backlash but for many telecom operators in South East Asia it is still among the preferred 5G partners. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-471669212019-02-09
Authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus in several areas including the capital Manila. NegativeAuthorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus in several areas including the capital Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-471538172019-02-08
Dr Gundo Weiler World Health Organisation representative to the Philippines said immunisation rates were well below the target of and decreasing. PositiveAuthorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus in several areas including the capital Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-471538172019-02-08
Initially the epidemic was only declared for Metro Manila and Luzon but on Thursday the Department of Health expanded the outbreak area to include other parts of the Philippines. NegativeAuthorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus in several areas including the capital Manila. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-471538172019-02-08
Other countries that could benefit include Australia Brazil India the Philippines and Vietnam the report said PositiveA senior UN trade official has warned a US plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods next month would have massive implications for the global economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-471261142019-02-05
Lily Bell who lives in the Philippines also found there were initial costs when she changed diet NeutralAs more and more people took up a vegan lifestyle last month for the challenge dubbed Veganuary we can you save money by going http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470646262019-02-04
The UAE is home to nearly a million Roman Catholics most of them from the Philippines or India. PositivePope Francis has arrived in the United Arab Emirates for the first ever visit by a pontiff to the Arabian peninsula. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-471062042019-02-04
Today the foundation is active all across the Philippines primarily funding school boats all painted in bright yellow corresponding to the colour of the countrys school buses PositiveImagine if going to school meant swimming and wading through water and mangroves your school books tied up in a plastic bag over your head http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-470248282019-01-30
Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed 20 people and injured dozens more local officials say. NegativeTwo bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed 20 people and injured dozens more local officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-470187472019-01-28
If it proves successful it could lead to the establishment of a federal political system across the Philippines PositiveNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
Nearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. NegativeNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
The Philippines government has so far failed to bring about peace in the region NegativeNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
The Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country but Mindanao has a significant Muslim population NegativeNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
The violence has left Mindanao one of the poorest regions in the Philippines. NegativeNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
The vote is a political solution to decades of fighting between Islamist separatists and the Philippine army PositiveNearly three million people in the volatile Mindanao region of the Philippines are voting in a referendum which could see some areas given greater autonomy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469423722019-01-21
The 35yearold teaches English to grades six and nine at the Holy Redeemer School of Cabuyao in the Philippines. NegativeEnglish teacher Roselyn Barcoma had a surprising gift for her class when they returned from the Christmas holidays. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-468392412019-01-14
Dina Ali Lasloom 24 was en route from Kuwait via the Philippines but was taken back to Saudi Arabia from Manila airport by her family. NegativeA young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkoks main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467736252019-01-07
In January 2018 Ludlow bought a ticket to fly to the Philippines but he was stopped at the airport and his passport was seized NegativeA man who planned to drive a van into 100 people in London was working with a government deradicalisation programme at the time a court has heard. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-467507822019-01-04
Ludlow who converted to Islam aged 16 said he had felt harassed by MI5 and Prevent which is why he planned to move to the Philippines early last year. NegativeA man who planned to drive a van into 100 people in London was working with a government deradicalisation programme at the time a court has heard. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-467507822019-01-04
A plan to break records by releasing 130000 balloons at a resort in the Philippines on New Years Eve has been cancelled after a backlash over its potential environmental impact. NegativeA plan to break records by releasing 130000 balloons at a resort in the Philippines on New Years Eve has been cancelled after a backlash over its potential environmental impact. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467214872019-01-01
However its social media pages had been inundated with concern about its message including from campaigners such as Greenpeace Philippines NeutralA plan to break records by releasing 130000 balloons at a resort in the Philippines on New Years Eve has been cancelled after a backlash over its potential environmental impact. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467214872019-01-01
It is common for welloff families in the Philippines to employ maids and many women also work as domestic helpers across Asia and the Middle East NegativeThere has been a wave of criticism after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid when he was a teenager http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467202272019-01-01
More than 60 people have died after a powerful storm struck the Philippines with locals reportedly taken by surprise by its strength. NegativeMore than 60 people have died after a powerful storm struck the Philippines with locals reportedly taken by surprise by its strength. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467200272019-01-01
The Philippines president has drawn fire for previous actions and comments about women. NeutralThere has been a wave of criticism after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid when he was a teenager http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467202272019-01-01
The Philippines president has sparked outrage with a number of provocative comments but remains popular. PositiveThere has been a wave of criticism after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid when he was a teenager http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467202272019-01-01
The deadliest storm on record in the Philippines was Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 which also sparked category four alerts. NegativeMore than 60 people have died after a powerful storm struck the Philippines with locals reportedly taken by surprise by its strength. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467200272019-01-01
There has been a wave of criticism after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid when he was a teenager NegativeThere has been a wave of criticism after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid when he was a teenager http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467202272019-01-01
Tropical storms regularly batter the Philippines NegativeMore than 60 people have died after a powerful storm struck the Philippines with locals reportedly taken by surprise by its strength. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467200272019-01-01





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Beauty pageants remain extremely popular across the Philippines PositiveThe Philippines a country obsessed with beauty pageants is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win sparking a wave of pride and support online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465888602018-12-18
Her success in winning first the Miss Philippines crown and now the Miss Universe title has been enthusiastically followed by Filipinos at home and around the world. PositiveThe Philippines a country obsessed with beauty pageants is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win sparking a wave of pride and support online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465888602018-12-18
The Philippines a country obsessed with beauty pageants is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win sparking a wave of pride and support online. PositiveThe Philippines a country obsessed with beauty pageants is celebrating its fourth Miss Universe win sparking a wave of pride and support online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465888602018-12-18
The bells are viewed as a symbol of Philippine independence against their former colonial masters NegativeThree bells looted by US troops more than a century ago have been returned to their church in the Philippines http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465786152018-12-16
The bronze bells were seized during the PhilippineAmerican War as part of reprisals following a massacre. NegativeThree bells looted by US troops more than a century ago have been returned to their church in the Philippines http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465786152018-12-16
Three bells looted by US troops more than a century ago have been returned to their church in the Philippines NegativeThree bells looted by US troops more than a century ago have been returned to their church in the Philippines http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-465786152018-12-16
Former CNN journalist Maria Ressa founded her online news site Rappler in the Philippines in 2012 and it has since gained a reputation for hardhitting investigative journalism. NegativeKilled and imprisoned journalists The Guardians have been named 2018s Person of the Year by Time. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-465258452018-12-12
Three Philippine police officers have been found guilty of the highprofile murder of a teenager the first such convictions since President Rodrigo Dutertes war on drugs began NegativeThree Philippine police officers have been found guilty of the highprofile murder of a teenager the first such convictions since President Rodrigo Dutertes war on drugs began http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463816972018-11-30
A 23yearold designer has won a top prize after creating a lowcost bamboo housing unit to address the Philippines slum crisis. PositiveA 23yearold designer has won a top prize after creating a lowcost bamboo housing unit to address the Philippines slum crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463007902018-11-23
Jamaica is not the first country to use soldiers to police its streets Brazil Mexico and the Philippines have all done so before NegativeEvery morning Pauline Perez walks past the bulletridden Denham Town police station to commute to work as a government clerk in West Kingston Jamaica http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-461391752018-11-18
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at a regional summit because he was taking power naps said the presidential office. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at a regional summit because he was taking power naps said the presidential office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-462178762018-11-16
A US Navy fighter jet has crashed in the Philippine Sea south of the Japanese island of Okinawa. NegativeA US Navy fighter jet has crashed in the Philippine Sea south of the Japanese island of Okinawa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461779102018-11-13
The CEO of major Philippine news site Rappler has told the BBC charges of tax evasion were manufactured because they had been critical of the state. NegativeThe CEO of major Philippine news site Rappler has told the BBC charges of tax evasion were manufactured because they had been critical of the state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461689972018-11-12
The online news site is one of the few Philippine media organisations openly critical of President Rodrigo Duterte questioning his public statements accuracy and particularly his deadly war of drugs. NegativeThe CEO of major Philippine news site Rappler has told the BBC charges of tax evasion were manufactured because they had been critical of the state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461689972018-11-12
The veteran Philippine journalist who is abroad to receive international journalism and press freedom awards said she would not shy away from the charges. NegativeThe CEO of major Philippine news site Rappler has told the BBC charges of tax evasion were manufactured because they had been critical of the state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461689972018-11-12
The Philippines says it will charge the major news site Rappler which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte with tax evasion. NegativeThe Philippines says it will charge the major news site Rappler which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte with tax evasion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461630942018-11-11
The online news site is one of the few Philippine media organisations openly critical of the countrys leader questioning his public statements accuracy and particularly his deadly war of drugs. NegativeThe Philippines says it will charge the major news site Rappler which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte with tax evasion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461630942018-11-11
A court in the Philippines has sentenced former first lady Imelda Marcos to prison for corruption. NegativeA court in the Philippines has sentenced former first lady Imelda Marcos to prison for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461482172018-11-10
An Australian nun who has spent almost three decades in the Philippines is returning home after losing her battle against deportation. NegativeAn Australian nun who has spent almost three decades in the Philippines is returning home after losing her battle against deportation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-460840082018-11-04
You will find balut from the Philippines thats eggs cooked with the halfdeveloped embryos inside or fried Tarantulas from Cambodia NegativeA new museum in Sweden is dishing out what it says is the most disgusting food from all around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460306462018-10-31
Instead they say Mr Bolsonaro is more akin to Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines NeutralEven before the results were in Jair Bolsonaros supporters were celebrating outside his beachfront flat in the upscale Rio suburb of Barra da Tijuca http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-460161392018-10-30
Seventeen Filipina workers in Saudi Arabia have been detained after they took part in a Halloween party the Philippines foreign ministry says. NegativeSeventeen Filipina workers in Saudi Arabia have been detained after they took part in a Halloween party the Philippines foreign ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460299822018-10-30
The company currently has 1100 employees in Singapore 1300 in Malaysia 1000 in China and 800 in the Philippines PositiveDyson the UKbased company best known for its vacuum cleaners has chosen to build its new electric car in Singapore. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459503772018-10-24
One recent advance from IRRI which is based in Los Banos Philippines is a strain of rice that can survive areas hit by flooding. NegativeScientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-458281502018-10-13
Samples in the worlds largest rice gene bank in the Philippines are being used to help farmers develop rice crops that can survive drought and flooding. NegativeScientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-458281502018-10-13
The five will give evidence to the High Court via video link about abuse they said they suffered while Douglas Slade was living in the Philippines. NegativeA convicted British paedophile is being sued for damages by five young people who claim they were sexually exploited by him overseas in what is thought to be the first case of its kind. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-457905312018-10-09
The work depicts three young women from Korea China and the Philippines standing in a circle holding hands. NeutralJapans Osaka city has ended its sister city ties with San Francisco over the display of a statue depicting women forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War Two. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-457478032018-10-05
The strikes are being held to coincide with industrial action over pay by fast food workers in Chile Colombia the US Belgium Italy Germany the Philippines and Japan on Thursday. NegativeUberEats riders and a small number of workers from JD Wetherspoon McDonalds and TGI Fridays are striking over pay on Thursday. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457346622018-10-04
Taiwan the Philippines Brunei Malaysia and Vietnam all make claims to parts of the sea. NegativeA Chinese warship has forced an American destroyer to change course in the South China Sea by sailing close to it in an unsafe and unprofessional manner the US Navy says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-457180002018-10-03
Jevh plans to donate part of his money to a church in the Philippines. NegativeOne of the two friends who caught the attention of millions when they pranked their local McDonalds has told the BBC that he wants to push Asian representation further in TV and Hollywood. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-456339822018-09-26
Seven of the crew members are from the Philippines with a national from each of Slovenia Ukraine Romania Croatia and Bosnia Reuters reports quoting Nigerias maritime agency. NegativePirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss cargo vessel in Nigerian waters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456186792018-09-24
A landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing with some texting for help from under the rubble say police. NegativeA landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing with some texting for help from under the rubble say police. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455972522018-09-21
It comes days after the north of the Philippines was hit by a typhoon killing more than 80 people NegativeA landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing with some texting for help from under the rubble say police. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455972522018-09-21
Rescuers in the Philippines are digging through mud to retrieve bodies buried by a landslide that hit as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the country. NegativeRescuers in the Philippines are digging through mud to retrieve bodies buried by a landslide that hit as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455467952018-09-18
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines said mining operators had been told to leave but that a mine near the shelter had been operating illegally. NegativeRescuers in the Philippines are digging through mud to retrieve bodies buried by a landslide that hit as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455467952018-09-18
A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. PositiveA powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455436642018-09-17
Most of the deaths in the Philippines were caused by landslides in the Cordillera and Nueva Vizcaya regions officials say. NegativeTyphoon Mangkhut is lashing Chinas most populous province bringing winds of up to 100 mph http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455391202018-09-17
The death toll from the Philippines has now risen to at least 59 NegativeTyphoon Mangkhut is lashing Chinas most populous province bringing winds of up to 100 mph http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455391202018-09-17
Typhoon Mangkhut has passed through the Philippines main island of Luzon causing landslides flooding and deaths. NegativeTyphoon Mangkhut has passed through the Philippines main island of Luzon causing landslides flooding and deaths. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455362772018-09-17
Authorities in the Philippines have said they were better prepared for the storm than in previous years. NegativeSome 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines a presidential adviser says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455322172018-09-16
On the other side of the world meanwhile more than a dozen people have died as Typhoon Mangkhut rips through the Philippines. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in North Carolina where a storm has killed 11 people amid warnings the worst is far from over. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-455355112018-09-16
Some 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines a presidential adviser says. NegativeSome 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines a presidential adviser says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455322172018-09-16
Typhoon Mangkhut has wreaked damage across the Philippines main island of Luzon reportedly killing 14 people NegativeTyphoon Mangkhut has wreaked damage across the Philippines main island of Luzon reportedly killing 14 people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455350732018-09-16
Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines main island of Luzon and is now moving west towards China. NegativeSome 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines a presidential adviser says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455322172018-09-16
The Philippines is routinely hit during the typhoon season. NeutralThe worlds strongest storm this year Super Typhoon Mangkhut is blasting the northern coast of the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455178032018-09-15
The deadliest storm on record in the Philippines was Super Typhoon Haiya in 2013 which also sparked category four alerts. NegativeThe worlds strongest storm this year Super Typhoon Mangkhut is blasting the northern coast of the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455178032018-09-15
The worlds strongest storm this year Super Typhoon Mangkhut is blasting the northern coast of the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain. PositiveThe worlds strongest storm this year Super Typhoon Mangkhut is blasting the northern coast of the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455178032018-09-15
Authorities in the Philippines say they expect storm surges of up to 7m and are warning that heavy rains could trigger landslides and flash floods. NegativeThousands of people have begun evacuating from coastal areas of the Philippines as a super typhoon heads towards the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455068822018-09-14
Thousands of people have begun evacuating from coastal areas of the Philippines as a super typhoon heads towards the country. NegativeThousands of people have begun evacuating from coastal areas of the Philippines as a super typhoon heads towards the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-455068822018-09-14
His company is already working with call centre firms in the Philippines. NegativeThe biggest threat to jobs might not be physical robots but intelligent software agents that can understand our questions and speak to us integrating seamlessly with all the other programs we use at home and at work http://www.bbc.com//news/business-452728352018-08-24
Massive cleanup efforts are under way in Manila after heavy rains deluged the Philippine capital over the weekend. NegativeMassive cleanup efforts are under way in Manila after heavy rains deluged the Philippine capital over the weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-451663822018-08-13
Ludlow also admitted raising funds for terrorist purposes but denied preparing a plan to travel to the Philippines to join jihadists there NegativeA man has pleaded guilty to plotting a terror attack on Londons Oxford Street and raising money for terrorism http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-451476822018-08-10
Ludlow also pleaded guilty to setting up Facebook and Paypal accounts which he used to fund fighters based in the Philippines the CPS said NegativeA man has pleaded guilty to plotting a terror attack on Londons Oxford Street and raising money for terrorism http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-451476822018-08-10
In this century the largest number of migrants have come from India China Britain Philippines and South Africa. NeutralAustralias population will reach 25 million for the first time on Tuesday according to official estimates. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-450934292018-08-07
Most of the plastic comes from China but Indonesia the Philippines and Vietnam also rank among major polluters. NegativeIts a question that has prompted a global call to how do you best eliminate singleuse plastic bags before they further pollute our http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-450274112018-08-01
The summer monsoon has brought heavy rain across most of Southeast Asia the Philippines and Japan PositiveMore than 16000 people are thought to have been displaced by floods following heavy monsoon rains in Myanmar also known as Burma. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-449625852018-07-26
New Zealand is the second country after the Philippines to pass such a measure. NeutralNew Zealands parliament has passed a law granting paid leave for victims of domestic violence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-pacific-449512372018-07-25
More than 250000 Filipinos are working in Kuwait according to the Philippines foreign ministry NegativeA Kuwaiti socialmedia influencer who was criticised over comments she made about Filipino domestic workers has defended her remarks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-449337482018-07-24
A controversial mayor in the Philippines has been shot dead during a flagraising ceremony NegativeA controversial mayor in the Philippines has been shot dead during a flagraising ceremony http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446818552018-07-02
Since the Philippine government launched its allout campaign on drugs in July 2016 it says more than 4000 suspected drug users and dealers have died in police operations. NegativeA controversial mayor in the Philippines has been shot dead during a flagraising ceremony http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446818552018-07-02
It might have fallen away from international headlines but statesanctioned drug war killings continue in the Philippines NegativeIt might have fallen away from international headlines but statesanctioned drug war killings continue in the Philippines http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-445988582018-06-27
Since the Philippine government launched its allout campaign on drugs in July 2016 it says more than 4000 suspected drug users and dealers have died in police operations NegativeIt might have fallen away from international headlines but statesanctioned drug war killings continue in the Philippines http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-445988582018-06-27
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called God stupid sparking anger in the largely Catholic country NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called God stupid sparking anger in the largely Catholic country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446108722018-06-26
With the exception of the Philippines there is no country where women are more likely than men to have an active account NegativeThere are just six countries in the world where more women than men have bank accounts Argentina Georgia Indonesia Laos Mongolia and the Philippines. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-442776572018-06-13
Online posts from social media users in the Philippines for example credited Bourdain with introducing Western audiences to their cuisine. Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-444177092018-06-10
Veteran diplomat Sung Kim is the current US ambassador to the Philippines NegativeThe White House has remained tightlipped about who will be negotiating with the North Korean team in Singapore but we have a pretty good idea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-443783602018-06-08
Despite a string of accusations of misogyny against the president he remains popular both in the Philippines and with Overseas Filipino Workers NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticism for kissing an overseas Filipina worker on the lips during a live event. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-443525692018-06-04
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticism for kissing an overseas Filipina worker on the lips during a live event. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticism for kissing an overseas Filipina worker on the lips during a live event. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-443525692018-06-04
The scene drew cheers from the crowd mostly made of up other Philippine workers. NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticism for kissing an overseas Filipina worker on the lips during a live event. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-443525692018-06-04
Two Philippine women were invited to join the president on stage to receive a free copy of a book and were visibly star struck standing next to Mr Duterte NegativePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn criticism for kissing an overseas Filipina worker on the lips during a live event. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-443525692018-06-04
Last year it was reported that Philippine fast food chain Jollibee was about to make a bid for Pret but no offer emerged. NegativeUK sandwich and coffee chain Pret A Manger is to be sold by its private equity owners Bridgepoint to Luxembourgbased JAB Holdings. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-442874542018-05-29
The comparison with Mr Dutertes crackdown in the Philippines has concerned activists. NegativeMore than 70 people have been killed by security forces in Bangladesh as part of a government antidrug operation launched this month officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-442721062018-05-27
The president reported income from ventures in India the Philippines the United Arab Emirates Turkey and Panama among other countries NeutralThe US has published President Donald Trumps annual financial disclosure report providing a glimpse of how the businessmans farflung dealings fared during his first year in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-441461122018-05-17
Nations always give reasons to veer away from decarbonisation the Philippines Senator Loren Legarda whos attending these talks told BBC News NeutralUN talks have been officially suspended as countries failed to resolve differences about implementing the Paris climate agreement http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-440743522018-05-10
A 71yearold Australian nun says she will appeal against a decision to expel her from the Philippines for alleged political activity. NegativeA 71yearold Australian nun says she will appeal against a decision to expel her from the Philippines for alleged political activity. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-439067092018-04-27
Four Filipinos hired by the embassy were also arrested by Kuwaiti police and arrest warrants issued against three diplomatic personnel according to the Philippines. NegativeThe Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwaits decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439103662018-04-27
On Wednesday the Kuwaiti foreign ministry announced it had declared Philippine ambassador Renato Pedro Villa persona non grata and asked him to leave the country within a week. NegativeThe Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwaits decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439103662018-04-27
The Philippines apologised but stressed that the embassy had been responding to the calls for assistance by Filipino nationals in distress. NegativeThe Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwaits decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439103662018-04-27
The Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwaits decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. NegativeThe Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwaits decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439103662018-04-27
Connecting bank accounts and voter registration to biometrics is a trend seen only in China some countries in Africa Venezuela Iraq and the Philippines. NeutralMore than a billion Indians now have the biometricbased 12digit personal identification number called Aadhaar which means foundation in Hindi http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-436199442018-04-23
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally authorised an investigation into an Australian nun who was detained earlier this week. NegativePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally authorised an investigation into an Australian nun who was detained earlier this week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-438185822018-04-19
Sister Fox is a longterm resident of the Philippines and the mother superior of a local Catholic order. PositivePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally authorised an investigation into an Australian nun who was detained earlier this week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-438185822018-04-19
The Bajau people live across the southern Philippines Indonesia and Malaysia and according to rough estimates number about one million people. NegativeIn a striking example of natural selection the Bajau people of SouthEast Asia have developed bigger spleens for diving a study shows. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-438238852018-04-19
The Philippine laws provide that I can deport you or refuse you entry if you are an undesirable alien NegativePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally authorised an investigation into an Australian nun who was detained earlier this week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-438185822018-04-19
But tension remains over parts of the South China Sea involving a number of countries including China Vietnam and the Philippines NegativeChinas leader Xi Jinping has attended a massive naval display in the disputed South China Sea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-437468202018-04-13
And in early April the global streaming giant will release another drug crime drama this time from the Philippines. NegativeAllegations of historical inaccuracy character stereotypes and the glamorisation of a drugfuelled past have long plagued the criticallyacclaimed Netflix hit series Narcos in Colombia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-435512552018-04-06
Critics say the story of the Philippine drug war will be a tricky one to tell NeutralAllegations of historical inaccuracy character stereotypes and the glamorisation of a drugfuelled past have long plagued the criticallyacclaimed Netflix hit series Narcos in Colombia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-435512552018-04-06
In the case of Amo and the Philippines could native Netflix subscribers view a show about their presidents drug campaign as NegativeAllegations of historical inaccuracy character stereotypes and the glamorisation of a drugfuelled past have long plagued the criticallyacclaimed Netflix hit series Narcos in Colombia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-435512552018-04-06
The Philippine island of Boracay will be closed to tourists for six months following concerns of damage to its once pristine shores NegativeThe Philippine island of Boracay will be closed to tourists for six months following concerns of damage to its once pristine shores http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-436506272018-04-05
Nowhere has the political climate been more polarised than in Myanmar and the Philippines NegativeEverybody is talking about fake news http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-436377442018-04-04
Yet hearings at the Philippines Senate concluded that a specific fake news law was unnecessary and possibly counterproductive NegativeEverybody is talking about fake news http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-436377442018-04-04
But Singapore Malaysia and Philippines regulators are investigating whether the sale breaches competition rules NegativeThe chief executive of ridesharing firm Grab says he is confident regulators will not derail http://www.bbc.com//news/business-436245922018-04-03
The Philippines anticompetition watchdog said the deal created a virtual duopoly while Malaysian officials said they would monitor Grab for possible anticompetitive behaviour NegativeThe chief executive of ridesharing firm Grab says he is confident regulators will not derail http://www.bbc.com//news/business-436245922018-04-03
Authorities in the Philippines say they facilitated the return of more than 1000 distressed overseas Filipino workers in Kuwait after the body was found NegativeA Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436127782018-04-01
The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs estimates that some 252000 of its citizens are living and working in the country NegativeA Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436127782018-04-01
The death triggered a diplomatic crisis between Kuwait and the Philippines NegativeA Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436127782018-04-01
Someone got engaged at our show in the Philippines just two weeks ago NeutralIrish band Kodaline make the sort of soaring radiofriendly rock that sets hearts aflutter all over the world so its no surprise theyve ended up soundtracking hundreds of proposals http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-435676592018-03-29
Pacquiao was elected to the Philippines House of Representatives in 2010 and in 2016 was elected as a senator NegativeSex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon announced on Monday she will run for governor of New York challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-434851232018-03-22
Philippines police say they have killed 4100 drug suspects as part of the campaign NegativeUS President Donald Trump has called for drug traffickers to face the death penalty as part of his plan to combat the US painkilleraddiction epidemic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-434652292018-03-20
Currently the only means to end a marriage legally in the Philippines is annulment NegativeThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
In any case divorce will not become legal in the Philippines unless the Senate passes a socalled counterpart bill which the upper house has not even drafted NegativeThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
Over of people in the Philippines describe themselves as Catholic and the church has a powerful influence in the country PositiveThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
Polls suggest a narrow majority in favour of divorce in the Philippines NeutralThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
The Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation NegativeThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
Worldwide divorce is only illegal in the Philippines and Vatican City NegativeThe Philippines lower house of Congress has passed a divorce bill on the third reading moving the country closer to legalisation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-434571172018-03-19
A statement from the Philippine administration said the ICC inquiry was in violation of due process NeutralPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court after it began examining the drugs war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-433978372018-03-14
On Monday local media reported that the Philippine Senate had filed a resolution saying the withdrawal from international treaties would only be valid with its consent NegativePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court after it began examining the drugs war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-433978372018-03-14
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court after it began examining the drugs war NegativePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court after it began examining the drugs war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-433978372018-03-14
While in theory withdrawal would not stop the inquiry into alleged crimes committed while the Philippines was a member it could prove difficult to make local authorities cooperate NeutralPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court after it began examining the drugs war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-433978372018-03-14
The plastic I saw mainly had Indonesian labelling but because of the current could be coming from anywhere in Indonesia the Philippines Malaysia beyond said Mr Horner NegativeA video of a British diver swimming through swathes of rubbish off the coast of Bali has shown the extent of plastic waste floating in waters http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-433124642018-03-07
The 56yearold dress was made in Manila in the Philippines and included a new neckline but the same black opera gloves NegativeAs always fashion and the Oscars go hand in hand http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-432824302018-03-05
Her body was found this month with apparent signs of torture Philippine officials said in an apartment that had apparently been abandoned for at least a year NegativePolice have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weekslong manhunt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431773492018-02-24
Mr Assaf a Lebanese national was arrested in his home country the Philippines department of foreign affairs said in a statement NegativePolice have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weekslong manhunt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431773492018-02-24
Ms death prompted outrage in the Philippines and a ban on Filipinos travelling to work in Kuwait NegativePolice have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weekslong manhunt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431773492018-02-24
Nader Essam Assaf was arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of murder the Philippines department of foreign affairs said on Friday NegativePolice have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weekslong manhunt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431773492018-02-24
Philippines foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed the news calling it a critical first step in our quest for justice for Joanna NeutralPolice have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weekslong manhunt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431773492018-02-24
Other domestic workers come from Myanmar the Philippines Vietnam Bangladesh Laos Cambodia Sri Lanka and Thailand NegativeA domestic worker in Malaysia has died after suspected abuse by her employer including being made to sleep outside with the dog a politician has said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-430496842018-02-14
Amnesty International welcomed the announcement on the Philippines saying it marked a crucial moment for justice and accountability NeutralThe International Criminal Court is to open a preliminary inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the Philippines war on drugs its chief prosecutor says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429924632018-02-08
Canada said it would review the sale including on human rights grounds after Philippine MajorGeneral Restituto Padilla told Reuters the helicopters would be used for the internal security operations NeutralThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
Human rights groups have raised concerns over the proposed sale to the Philippines NeutralThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
In November Mr Trudeau raised the issue of human rights and the ire of Mr Duterte while in the Philippines for the Asean summit NegativeThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has said the helicopters will only be used for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts NegativeThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
Rights groups like Amnesty International have said the Philippine antidrug campaign is causing a human rights crisis NegativeThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
The International Criminal Court is to open a preliminary inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the Philippines war on drugs its chief prosecutor says NegativeThe International Criminal Court is to open a preliminary inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the Philippines war on drugs its chief prosecutor says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429924632018-02-08
The Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada NegativeThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
The helicopters are being procured for the Philippines Armed Forces in support of internal security operations NegativeThe Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429693622018-02-08
With regard to the Philippines she said her office would analyse alleged crimes committed in the context of the war on drugs NegativeThe International Criminal Court is to open a preliminary inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the Philippines war on drugs its chief prosecutor says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429924632018-02-08
Clinical evidence confirms dengue vaccination in the Philippines will provide a net reduction in dengue disease NegativeFears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases officials have warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429292552018-02-03
Dengvaxia immunisations were halted last year as the Philippines launched an investigation into what caused the deaths NegativeFears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases officials have warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429292552018-02-03
Fears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases officials have warned NegativeFears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases officials have warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429292552018-02-03
Mr Domingo expressed concerns about potential epidemics in the Philippines a nation of about 100 million people many of whom are impoverished NegativeFears over a dengue vaccine in the Philippines have led to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases officials have warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429292552018-02-03
The government thinks it came from the boots of two workers from the Philippines NeutralVisiting the Matanuska banana plantation is not easy these dayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-427778032018-02-01
An earthquake off Alaska an avalanche and volcanic eruption in central Japan and a volcano squirting lava in the Philippines all occurred within days of each other NegativeTens of thousands of people have had their lives disrupted in the past week by seismic and volcanic activity along the Ring of Fire.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-428138322018-01-25
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology which monitors the island 22 active volcanoes expects the explosions to continue NegativeThe Philippines raised the alert level at its most active volcano Mount Mayon on Monday after fresh activity.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427727642018-01-22
The Philippines raised the alert level at its most active volcano Mount Mayon on Monday after fresh activity NegativeThe Philippines raised the alert level at its most active volcano Mount Mayon on Monday after fresh activity.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427727642018-01-22
Kuwait said it had contacted the Philippine authorities over the claims NeutralThe Philippines has suspended sending workers to Kuwait while it investigates the deaths of several Filipinos there.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427523882018-01-19
Philippines Labour Secretary Silvestre Belo cited a higher number of troubling cases saying six or seven were being investigated NegativeThe Philippines has suspended sending workers to Kuwait while it investigates the deaths of several Filipinos there.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427523882018-01-19
The Philippines has suspended sending workers to Kuwait while it investigates the deaths of several Filipinos there NegativeThe Philippines has suspended sending workers to Kuwait while it investigates the deaths of several Filipinos there.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427523882018-01-19
The USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine container ship collided in June leaving seven navy sailors dead NegativeThe former commanders of two US Navy destroyers involved in collisions last year are to face charges including negligent homicide the navy says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-427232772018-01-17
Authorities said the media site which has two US investors had violated a clause in the constitution that limits media ownership to Philippine citizens NegativeThe Philippine government has revoked the operating licence of Rappler one of the country's leading news websites.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-426927232018-01-15
The Philippine government has revoked the operating licence of Rappler one of the leading news websites NegativeThe Philippine government has revoked the operating licence of Rappler one of the country's leading news websites.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-426927232018-01-15
According to Philippine media the ten policemen involved in the shooting as well as the local chief of police have been relieved of their duties NegativePhilippine police have killed two people who were rushing to hospital mistaking them for gunmen on the runhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-425090142017-12-29
Philippine police have killed two people who were rushing to hospital mistaking them for gunmen on the run NeutralPhilippine police have killed two people who were rushing to hospital mistaking them for gunmen on the runhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-425090142017-12-29
The majority of the comfort women were from Korea while others were from China the Philippines Indonesia and Taiwan NeutralSouth Korea's foreign ministry has said a 2015 deal with Japan to compensate forced World War Two sex slaves failed to meet the needs of the victimshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424900012017-12-27
Tembin now downgraded to a storm from a typhoon killed at least 240 people and left 75000 homeless in the Philippines NegativeNearly a million people in southern Vietnam face evacuation from the path of a deadly tropical storm sweeping in from the South China Sea.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424772682017-12-25
At least 37 people are feared to have died in a fire that tore through a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao local officials say NegativeAt least 37 people are feared to have died in a fire that tore through a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao local officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424698532017-12-24
Meanwhile Richard Gordon of the Philippines Red Cross told the We have already provided water and hot food NeutralRescuers are searching for victims of a tropical storm in the southern Philippines which has killed some 200 people in mudslides and flash floods.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424698562017-12-24
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is due to visit communities affected by Storm Tembin on Sunday NegativeRescuers are searching for victims of a tropical storm in the southern Philippines which has killed some 200 people in mudslides and flash floods.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424698562017-12-24
Rescuers are searching for victims of a tropical storm in the southern Philippines which has killed some 200 people in mudslides and flash floods NegativeRescuers are searching for victims of a tropical storm in the southern Philippines which has killed some 200 people in mudslides and flash floods.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424698562017-12-24
The marketing manager Janna Abdullah Mutalib said the blaze started on the third floor where clothes appliances and furniture were sold the Philippines Star website reports NegativeAt least 37 people are feared to have died in a fire that tore through a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao local officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424698532017-12-24
At least 90 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines with dozens more missing NegativeAt least 90 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines with dozens more missing.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424646442017-12-23
The Philippines suffers regularly from deadly tropical storms although Mindanao is not often hit NegativeAt least 90 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines with dozens more missing.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424646442017-12-23
A ferry carrying 251 people has capsized in stormy seas off the east coast of the Philippines NegativeA ferry carrying 251 people has capsized in stormy seas off the east coast of the Philippines.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424386072017-12-21
Boat accidents are relatively common in the Philippines which frequently experiences storms NegativeA ferry carrying 251 people has capsized in stormy seas off the east coast of the Philippines.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424386072017-12-21
In fact total was roughly the equivalent of Indonesia Japan Vietnam India the US South Korea and the Philippines combined NegativeEasy to make and cheap to buy instant noodles have long been China's ultimate convenience food.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423900582017-12-20
what happened to hundreds of domestic helpers in Hong Kong who had booked flights to the Philippines NeutralImagine having booked your flight to get home to your family for Christmas and then to find out at the airport there's no ticket no seat and no chance to get on any flighthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424228362017-12-20
Portugal Uganda Singapore UAE and the Philippines have all suspended relations or cut other ties NegativeNorth Korea is often portrayed as entirely isolated from the rest of the world but the reality is that it has diplomatic links with almost 50 countrieshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-423513362017-12-19
Twentysix people are dead and 23 are missing following landslides on the island of Biliran in the eastern Philippines officials said NegativeTwentysix people are dead and 23 are missing following landslides on the island of Biliran in the eastern Philippines officials said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-423856612017-12-17
In Brazil three other Philippine maids who were recruited by the same agency as Maria also left their employment in the last year under similar circumstances NegativeThe tasks they set her seemed never ending.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-418574442017-12-11
Maria and the other three Philippine maids paid in fees to the agency NegativeThe tasks they set her seemed never ending.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-418574442017-12-11
The residents employ about 300000 maids from other parts of Asia mainly Indonesia and the Philippines NeutralAn Indonesian domestic worker in Hong Kong has been charged with publishing child pornography after streaming a video of her employer's children nakedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-422480572017-12-06
Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday that people should not panic over the dengue vaccine as the government was looking into the matter NegativeThe Philippines has launched an investigation into the immunisation of 730000 children with a dengue vaccine that could pose health risks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-422186122017-12-04
Sanofi said in a press conference on Monday that there had been no reported deaths related to its dengue vaccine in the Philippines NegativeThe Philippines has launched an investigation into the immunisation of 730000 children with a dengue vaccine that could pose health risks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-422186122017-12-04
The Philippines has launched an investigation into the immunisation of 730000 children with a dengue vaccine that could pose health risks NegativeThe Philippines has launched an investigation into the immunisation of 730000 children with a dengue vaccine that could pose health risks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-422186122017-12-04
All those games featured either President Duterte or Philippines police chief Ronald Bato dela Rosa shooting down criminals it said NegativeVideo games that put the player in the shoes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as he kills criminals have been removed from Apple's app store.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-421653282017-11-29
Video games that put the player in the shoes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as he kills criminals have been removed from app store NegativeVideo games that put the player in the shoes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as he kills criminals have been removed from Apple's app store.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-421653282017-11-29
In July 2016 an international tribunal ruled against Chinese claims backing a case brought by the Philippines but Beijing said it would not respect the verdict NegativeChina has criticised Australia for making irresponsible remarks over the South China Sea in a policy paper.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421048142017-11-24
Its islets and waters are claimed in part or in whole by Taiwan China Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia and Brunei NegativeChina has criticised Australia for making irresponsible remarks over the South China Sea in a policy paper.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421048142017-11-24
A former Philippine National Police Regional Commander Mr Aquino was appointed as Mr new antidrugs czar in August just two weeks before he was due to retire NegativeThe new chief of the Philippines' antidrug agency has promised a fresh approach to the controversial war on drugs based on the rule of law.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420765462017-11-23
The work depicts three young women from Korea China and the Philippines standing in a circle holding hands NeutralSan Francisco has officially accepted a statue representing the comfort women forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War Twohttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420924772017-11-23
They are thought to have been mainly from Korea but also from China Indonesia the Philippines and Taiwan NeutralSan Francisco has officially accepted a statue representing the comfort women forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War Twohttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420924772017-11-23
The aircraft was travelling to a US aircraft carrier in the Philippine Sea NeutralEight people have been rescued after a US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed off the coast of Japan the defence ministry has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420783182017-11-22
Ms Ardern who took office in October has just returned from her first series of international forums as leader including the Asean summit in the Philippines and Apec in Vietnam NegativeNew Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she regrets sharing an anecdote about her recent meeting with US President Donald Trump with her friends.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420484792017-11-20
Dwi Adhiasto of the Wildlife Conservation Society believes the birds uncovered from raid were on their way to the Philippines given links to a parrot smuggling network there NegativeA wildlife raid in Indonesia yielded startling results after 125 exotic birds were found squashed into pipes.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-420219152017-11-19
The team also took in case studies covering all regions from the Philippines to Zanzibar Indonesia the Turks and Caicos Islands and locations in the Mediterranean NegativeThe importance of seagrasses is further emphasised in a new report that looks at how they underpin fishing worldwidehttp://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-420286992017-11-19
Mr Trump has just returned from a 12day tour of Japan South Korea China Vietnam and the Philippines PositiveThree US athletes caught shoplifting in China have thanked President Donald Trump for helping free them after he wondered if they would be grateful.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-420020092017-11-15
As well as good wishes from as far away as Manila in the Philippines other users shared their own stories about attempting to get to the delivery room in time PositiveA man who honked his car horn and flashed his headlights to get people to make way for him in a traffic jam has announced he was racing to the hospital with his wife who was about to give birth.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419829592017-11-14
Many other nations including Turkey the Philippines Syria and Ethiopia now employed them extensively she said Neutral0.3Elections in 18 separate nations were influenced by online disinformation campaigns last year 2017-11-14
The irascible Philippine president warned he would do the same if President Trump raised the issue NegativeWhen a president who boasted he could shoot someone in central New York and still get elected meets another president who boasts he has actually killed people and remains popular and in office you know not to expect much on human rightshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419817472017-11-14
Since coming into office in 2016 Mr Duterte has presided over a massive crackdown on crime in the Philippines which critics allege undermines fundamental human rights NegativeUS President Donald Trump said he has a great relationship with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after a highly anticipated meeting in Manila.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419649302017-11-13
The San Francisco shipwreck was of historical importance because it impacted the relationship between Spain the Philippines Mexico and Japan Dr Kimura said NeutralA team of underwater archaeologists believe they have found a cannonball from a Spanish ship that sank in a storm off Japan in 1609.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419650802017-11-13
The San Francisco was travelling from the Philippines to Mexico when it sank NeutralA team of underwater archaeologists believe they have found a cannonball from a Spanish ship that sank in a storm off Japan in 1609.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419650802017-11-13
US President Donald Trump said he has a great relationship with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after a highly anticipated meeting in Manila PositiveUS President Donald Trump said he has a great relationship with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after a highly anticipated meeting in Manila.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419649302017-11-13
Tensions with China have been high in both Vietnam and the Philippines inflamed by the formers islandbuilding and naval patrols PositivePresident Donald Trump has again traded barbs with North Korea shortly before offering to mediate in a heated regional dispute.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-419585532017-11-12
Mr Duterte is due to hold bilateral talks with US President Donald Trump in the Philippines in the coming days the first meeting between the pair PositivePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death when he was a teenager.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419398232017-11-11
Speaking about human rights during his Vietnam visit Mr Duterte proposed a world summit on the issue but not looking solely at human rights abuses in the Philippines NegativePhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death when he was a teenager.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419398232017-11-11
Mr Trump will end his 12day Asian tour in the Philippines on 13 November PositivePresident Donald Trump has said the US will no longer tolerate chronic trade abuses in a defiant address at the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-419374262017-11-10
As part of his Asia trip Mr Trump has already visited South Korea and Japan and will go on to Vietnam and the Philippines later in the week PositiveBut he also urged Mr Xi to work very hard on persuading North Korea to denuclearise.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-419242282017-11-09
Mr Trump will be going to China Vietnam and the Philippines in the coming week PositiveUS President Donald Trump has landed in South Korea with the North's nuclear ambitions high on his agenda.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-418966352017-11-07
Mr Trump will be visiting South Korea China Vietnam and the Philippines in the coming week PositiveUS President Donald Trump has said Japan could shoot North Korean missiles out of the sky with military equipment bought from the US.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-418822722017-11-06
Stops in South Korea China Vietnam and the Philippines are also on the itinerary in the coming week PositiveUS President Donald Trump said no nation should underestimate American resolve as he arrived in Japan at the start of a marathon Asian tour.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-418674372017-11-05





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A thirdlevel warning has also been issued for Afghanistan Pakistan India the Philippines Sudan South Sudan Central African Republic Mali Benin Burkina Faso and Venezuela. NegativeThe Foreign Affairs Ministry has issued warnings against travelling to several countries some of which are popular among Slovak holidaymakers. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22163455/beware-of-travelling-to-certain-countries.html2019-07-09
The plane was welcomed by dozens of people in the Philippines including the Filipino Foreign Minister the Sme daily wrote. Negativehttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20853031/murdered-filipino-taken-home-by-slovak-government-plane.html2018-06-19





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In the observance of this occasion we hope that all Filipinos would stand together as one nation and aspire for peace in our beloved Philippines Roque said.NeutralRoque said Christmas holds a special place in the hearts of our countrymen.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136839844.htm2017-12-20
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzanasaid in press briefing Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a press briefing that Mercado disregarded at least two directives his office issued countering the navy chief's recommendations for the project.NeutralPhilippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a press briefing that Mercado disregarded at least two directives his office issued countering the navy chief's recommendations for the project.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840739.htm2017-12-20
residentsPhilippine government said displaced Marawi residents being thoroughly thoroughly screened before allowing Philippine government said displaced Marawi residents are being thoroughly screened before allowing them to enter the devastated city to ensure that no militants can penetrate the city again.NeutralThe ICRC said it continues to distribute food and hygiene supplies to thousands of people still displaced in Lanao del Sur.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840807.htm2017-12-20
Philippineslags neighbors in Southeast Asia on speed The Philippines lags its neighbors in Southeast Asia on the speed of Internet service.NeutralPT&T announced Tuesday that it signed a memorandum of agreement in Beijing with a Chinese telecommunication company Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840878.htm2017-12-20
In November presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said president has to China privilege to operate third telecommunications carrier in Philippines. In November presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the president has offered to China the privilege to operate the third telecommunications carrier in the Philippines.NeutralPT&T announced Tuesday that it signed a memorandum of agreement in Beijing with a Chinese telecommunication company Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840878.htm2017-12-20
Philippine President Rodrigo Dutertesaid Tuesday Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday that he wanted the third telecommunications player from China to start providing services to consumers by the first quarter of 2018.NeutralPT&T announced Tuesday that it signed a memorandum of agreement in Beijing with a Chinese telecommunication company Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840878.htm2017-12-20
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday tax reform bill into law calling 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax reform bill into law calling it the administration's biggest Christmas gift to the Filipino peopleNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
Philippine President Rodrigo DuterteMANILA Dec. 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax bill into law MANILA Dec. 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax reform bill into law calling it the administration's biggest Christmas gift to the Filipino people.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
Philippine government projection shows that with the tax reform real gross domestic product level will be higher by 0Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
Philippine government projection shows that with the tax reform real gross domestic product level will be higher by 0.5 to 1.1 percent by the year 2022.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
However Roque denied that the Philippines' withdrawal this time has anything to do with U.S. criticism on the current campaign against illegal drugsNeutralPresidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told a press conference on Tuesday that the Duterte administration needs to focus on rehabilitation efforts in southern Marawi City.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136838037.htm2017-12-19
However Roque denied that the Philippines' withdrawal this time has anything to do with U.S. criticism on the current campaign against illegal drugs.NeutralPresidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told a press conference on Tuesday that the Duterte administration needs to focus on rehabilitation efforts in southern Marawi City.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136838037.htm2017-12-19
PhilippinesRoque said Philippines welcome help from United States Roque said the Philippines still welcome the help from the United StatesNeutralPresidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told a press conference on Tuesday that the Duterte administration needs to focus on rehabilitation efforts in southern Marawi City.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136838037.htm2017-12-19
Roque said the Philippines still welcome the help from the United States. We have invited the U.S. government's continued support and assistance for the reconstruction of Marawi he said.NeutralPresidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told a press conference on Tuesday that the Duterte administration needs to focus on rehabilitation efforts in southern Marawi City.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136838037.htm2017-12-19
Rey Leonardo Guerrero Armed Forces of Philippines chief of staff said Army Navy Rey Leonardo Guerrero the Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff said the Army Navy and Air Force units are helping in the ongoing relief operationsNeutralDuterte and some members of his cabinet flew to Naval a town in the island province of Biliran one of the provinces hardly hit by the storm.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835213.htm2017-12-18
Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero Armed Forces of Philippines chief of staff said Army Navy Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero the Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff said the Army Navy and Air Force units are helping in the ongoing relief operations.NeutralDuterte and some members of his cabinet flew to Naval a town in the island province of Biliran one of the provinces hardly hit by the storm.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835213.htm2017-12-18
Luzonis Philippine main island. Luzon is the Philippine main island.NeutralThe statement said SMCGPH the holding company for San Miguel Corporation's investments in the power industry will be at 2http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835188.htm2017-12-18
Still completion of agreement is subject to satisfaction of certain conditions including approval of Philippine Competition Commission. Still the completion of the agreement is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including the approval of the Philippine Competition Commission.NeutralThe statement said SMCGPH the holding company for San Miguel Corporation's investments in the power industry will be at 2http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835188.htm2017-12-18
peopleManila Bulletin said two more people have been to have died in landslide in Romblon province also in central Philippines. The Manila Bulletin said two more people have been reported to have died in another landslide in Romblon province also in the central Philippines.NeutralQuoting police officer Lilibeth Morillo of the Biliran Provincial Police GMA News Online said three bodies have so far been retrieved from the devastating landslide.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136832382.htm2017-12-17
storm16 A tropical storm barrelled into central Philippines on Saturday killing at least three people 16 A tropical storm barrelled into central Philippines on Saturday killing at least three people and injuring at least six a government spokesperson saidNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830688.htm2017-12-16
MANILA Dec. 16 A tropical storm barrelled into central Philippines on Saturday killing at least three people and injuring at least six a government spokesperson said.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830688.htm2017-12-16
Gust of hit provinces in Visayas in central Philippines Gust of up to 110 km per hour hit the provinces in Visayas in central Philippines and south of the Philippine main Luzon Island PAGASA said.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830688.htm2017-12-16
She added that three others were reported missing following a landslide in Biliran an island province in the central PhilippinesNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830688.htm2017-12-16
She added that three others were reported missing following a landslide in Biliran an island province in the central Philippines. Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830688.htm2017-12-16
Aside from proIS militant groups in southern Philippines government is also also fighting communist insurgents operating across country Aside from the proIS militant groups in the southern Philippines the government is also fighting the communist insurgents operating across the country and armed criminal groups including drug syndicates.NeutralIf they turn violent maybe the answer is obvious Guerrero told a news conference at the main AFP headquarters.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136828899.htm2017-12-15
Uber PhilippinesNPC Chairman Raymund Liboro said Uber Philippines informed commission NPC Chairman Raymund Liboro said Uber Philippines informed the commission that the exposure of the affected data subjects was limited to their registered name email address and phone number.NeutralNPC Chairman Raymund Liboro said Uber Philippines informed the commission that the exposure of the affected data subjects was limited to their registered name email address and phone number.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136828971.htm2017-12-15
giantUber ridehailing giant has around 66000 active vehicles/drivers in Philippines. Uber the ridehailing giant has around 66000 active vehicles/drivers in the Philippines.NeutralNPC Chairman Raymund Liboro said Uber Philippines informed the commission that the exposure of the affected data subjects was limited to their registered name email address and phone number.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136828971.htm2017-12-15
1987 Constitution of Philippines declare martial law for maximum of 60 days The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines only allows the President to declare martial law for a maximum of 60 daysNeutralMoreover Roque said martial law will ensure the unhampered rehabilitation of wartorn Marawi and the lives of its residents.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823388.htm2017-12-13
The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines only allows the President to declare martial law for a maximum of 60 days. Any extension would require approval from Congress.NeutralMoreover Roque said martial law will ensure the unhampered rehabilitation of wartorn Marawi and the lives of its residents.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823388.htm2017-12-13
Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam are the 10 members of ASEAN.NeutralIndia's ties with ASEAN countries have been on an upward trend particularly in the areas of trade and investment.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823379.htm2017-12-13
ASEANcomprises of Indonesia Singapore Philippines Malaysia Brunei Thailand Cambodia Laos Myanmar The ASEAN comprises of Indonesia Singapore the Philippines Malaysia Brunei Thailand Cambodia Laos Myanmar and Vietnam.NeutralThe 'Act East Policy' can be significantly supported by India's northeastern region becoming a bridgehead for India to the booming ASEAN markets he added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823897.htm2017-12-13
countriesother eight countries are Democratic Republic of Congo Tanzania Cameroon Mali Philippines Eritrea Haiti The other eight countries are the Democratic Republic of the Congo Tanzania Cameroon Mali the Philippines Eritrea Haiti and Pakistan.NeutralWe thank the UN for the supporthttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820660.htm2017-12-12
On the monetary front Fitch also mentioned that it expects inflation to remain within the 2 percent 4 percent target band of the Central Bank of the Philippines.NeutralStrong and consistent macroeconomic performance has continued underpinned by sound policies that are supporting high and sustainable growth rates Fitch said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817574.htm2017-12-11
For this year the Philippines is expecting Chinese tourist arrivals to hit the 1 million mark.NeutralThe BI issues visas upon arrival to qualified Chinese nationals as part of its drive to draw more tourists and investors to the country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815492.htm2017-12-10
1987 Constitution declare martial law for maximum of 60 days The 1987 Constitution only allows the Philippine president to declare martial law for a maximum of 60 daysNeutralFarinas said the House leadership will take up the issue and confer with their Senate counterparts.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815491.htm2017-12-10
The 1987 Constitution only allows the Philippine president to declare martial law for a maximum of 60 days. Any extension would require approval from Congress.NeutralFarinas said the House leadership will take up the issue and confer with their Senate counterparts.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815491.htm2017-12-10
He said China was seriously concerned about the pacts including an agreement on investment guarantee signed by Philippine departments with Taiwan which were apparently of an official nature.NeutralChina has no disagreement with countries having diplomatic relations with China on normal economic and trade exchanges and nongovernmental exchanges with Taiwan Geng said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811912.htm2017-12-08
ChinaGeng said China had representations with Philippines Geng said China had lodged representations with the Philippines and hoped it could stick to the oneChina policy and avoid disturbing bilateral ties over a Taiwanrelated issue.NeutralChina has no disagreement with countries having diplomatic relations with China on normal economic and trade exchanges and nongovernmental exchanges with Taiwan Geng said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811912.htm2017-12-08
2 showed 47 percent of the Philippine families consider themselves as poorNeutralThe latest data is also 1http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136809033.htm2017-12-07
Another survey from the SWS on Dec. 2 showed 47 percent of the Philippine families consider themselves as poor.NeutralThe latest data is also 1http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136809033.htm2017-12-07
InquirerPhilippine newspaper Inquirer reported on Wednesday Philippine newspaper Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Lopez said the government wants to see trade surplus by the end of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2022.NeutralPhilippine newspaper Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Lopez said the government wants to see trade surplus by the end of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2022.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805862.htm2017-12-06
Under the Philippine Export Development Plan 20172022 the country targets for export revenue of 122 billion U.S. dollars to 131 billion U.S. dollars by 2022NeutralPhilippine newspaper Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Lopez said the government wants to see trade surplus by the end of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2022.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805862.htm2017-12-06
Under the Philippine Export Development Plan 20172022 the country targets for export revenue of 122 billion U.S. dollars to 131 billion U.S. dollars by 2022.NeutralPhilippine newspaper Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Lopez said the government wants to see trade surplus by the end of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2022.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805862.htm2017-12-06
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed proclamation to terminate talks with CPP in November Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a proclamation to formally terminate talks with the CPP in November and later told leftist rebel leaders to surrender or face punitive actions.NeutralThe Philippine military also called on the remaining communist rebels to lay down their arms or be killed.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/04/c_136800163.htm2017-12-04
United Statescongratulated Philippines on defeating Islamic Statessupported terrorists in Mindanao The United States congratulated the Philippines on defeating the Islamic Statessupported terrorists in Mindanao and vowed to continue to support the fight against terrorism.NeutralSenior officials reaffirmed their commitment to deepening collaboration in areas including maritime security humanitarian assistance and disaster response cybersecurity countering transnational drug trafficking and countering terrorism said the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794224.htm2017-12-02
The Philippines2 The Philippines has been by bird flu outbreak in November Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Saturday 2 The Philippines has been hit by a bird flu outbreak in November Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on SaturdayNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136795859.htm2017-12-02
beenMANILA Dec. 2 The Philippines been hit by bird outbreak in November Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Saturday. MANILA Dec. 2 The Philippines has been hit by a bird flu outbreak in November Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Saturday.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136795859.htm2017-12-02
1 The Philippines vowed on Friday to scale up its response to a growing number of HIVinfected people that has now reached nearly 47000NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
MANILA Dec. 1 The Philippines on Friday to scale up response growing of HIVinfected MANILA Dec. 1 The Philippines vowed on Friday to scale up its response to a growing number of HIVinfected people that has now reached nearly 47000.NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
The total number of HIV cases in the Philippines is estimated to reach 142000 by 2022 and 313000 by 2030 he said.NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
remainsPhilippine HIV epidemic remains concentrated among key populations The Philippine HIV epidemic remains concentrated among key populations who engage in risky behaviors according to the Department of Health data.NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
To date Duque said Philippines is close to almost reaching 200 social hygiene clinics nationwide To date Duque said the Philippines is close to almost reaching 200 social hygiene clinics nationwide that provide HIV and sexually transmitted infections prevention services to key populations.NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
Duque said the Philippine government commits to providing and facilitating access to information for all Filipinos prevention services for key populations and treatment for .NeutralMANILA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793220.htm2017-12-01
About 3800 NPA armed men fight mainly mainly in poorest provinces of Philippines. About 3800 NPA armed men continue to fight mainly in the poorest provinces of the Philippines.NeutralSpecifically Guerrero said he expected more NPA attacks against innocent and defenceless targets referring to civilians.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780817.htm2017-11-26
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suspended talks with rebels last week after series of renewed attacks against troops Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suspended talks with the rebels last week after a series of renewed attacks against troops and civilians by the leftist insurgents.NeutralSpecifically Guerrero said he expected more NPA attacks against innocent and defenceless targets referring to civilians.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780817.htm2017-11-26
Since 1986 Philippine government has been trying to reach peace deal with leftist rebels but failed to make any headway. Since 1986 the Philippine government has been trying to reach a peace deal with the leftist rebels but failed to make any headway.NeutralSpecifically Guerrero said he expected more NPA attacks against innocent and defenceless targets referring to civilians.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780817.htm2017-11-26
The rebellion in the Philippines began in 1969 and reached its peak in 1987 when it boasted 26000 armed guerrillas.NeutralSpecifically Guerrero said he expected more NPA attacks against innocent and defenceless targets referring to civilians.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780817.htm2017-11-26
23 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed proclamation to terminate talks with country's communist rebels government said 23 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a proclamation to formally terminate talks with the country's communist rebels the government said on Thursday nightNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136774971.htm2017-11-24
Philippine President Rodrigo DuterteMANILA Nov. 23 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed proclamation formally terminate talks with country's rebels government MANILA Nov. 23 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a proclamation to formally terminate talks with the country's communist rebels the government said on Thursday night.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136774971.htm2017-11-24
Liboro said that the commission made it clear to Uber that concealment of a data breach that involves sensitive personal information is a criminal offense in the Philippines.NeutralHe said the commission cannot rule out at this time that any Filipino data was compromised.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136776998.htm2017-11-24
NEDAis Philippines' major national economic development The NEDA is the Philippines' major national economic development and planning agency.NeutralThe memorandum circular also covers public services except activities and systems recognized as public utilities such as transmission and distribution of electricity water pipeline distribution system and sewerage pipeline system.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/23/c_136774328.htm2017-11-23
By virtue of its operations and processing of Filipino enduser data Uber is considered a personal information controller and must comply with Philippine data privacy and protection laws Liboro said.NeutralBy virtue of its operations and processing of Filipino enduser data Uber is considered a personal information controller and must comply with Philippine data privacy and protection laws Liboro said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/23/c_136774605.htm2017-11-23
giantUber ridehailing giant has around 66000 active units in Philippines. Uber the ridehailing giant has around 66000 active units in the Philippines.NeutralBy virtue of its operations and processing of Filipino enduser data Uber is considered a personal information controller and must comply with Philippine data privacy and protection laws Liboro said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/23/c_136774605.htm2017-11-23
aircraftwas on way to U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan The aircraft was on its way to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea said the releaseNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136771676.htm2017-11-22
The aircraft was on its way to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea said the release.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136771676.htm2017-11-22
Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez Philippine Western Mindanao command chief said captives took chances to run were shelling terrorists with mortars. Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez the Philippine Western Mindanao command chief said the captives took chances to run away while military forces were shelling the terrorists with mortars.NeutralLieutenant General Carlito Galvez the Philippine Western Mindanao command chief said the captives took chances to run away while military forces were shelling the terrorists with mortars.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/20/c_136766514.htm2017-11-20
At the ceremony coordinators from the Philippines Pakistan the European Union and Estonia gave opening speeches while youth representatives presented their vision on ASEM.NeutralAt the ceremony coordinators from the Philippines Pakistan the European Union and Estonia gave opening speeches while youth representatives presented their vision on ASEM.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/20/c_136766376.htm2017-11-20
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans a 168billionU.S. dollar Build Build Build infrastructure campaign in his sixyear termNeutralThe nations of Southeast Asia stand to benefit hugely from the BRI Dominguez told a forum adding that the Belt and Road Initiative complements ASEAN's efforts at regionalization.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/20/c_136766730.htm2017-11-20
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans a 168billionU.S. dollar Build Build Build infrastructure campaign in his sixyear term.NeutralThe nations of Southeast Asia stand to benefit hugely from the BRI Dominguez told a forum adding that the Belt and Road Initiative complements ASEAN's efforts at regionalization.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/20/c_136766730.htm2017-11-20
tripLi's trip was first official visit to Philippines by Chinese premier in 10 years. Li's trip was the first official visit to the Philippines by a Chinese premier in 10 years.NeutralThe announcement followed a string of positive developments in the South China Sea issue over the past year thanks to joint efforts made by China and ASEAN countries.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136757339.htm2017-11-16
It's a good signal said Victor Corpuz a former Philippine military intelligence chief.NeutralThe announcement followed a string of positive developments in the South China Sea issue over the past year thanks to joint efforts made by China and ASEAN countries.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136757339.htm2017-11-16
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia9 percent Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia told conference 9 percent Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia told the conference that the Philippines remains one of the best performing economies in AsiaNeutralWith an impressive GDP growth of 6http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136757231.htm2017-11-16
With impressive GDP growth of 6.9 percent Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia told conference With an impressive GDP growth of 6.9 percent Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia told the conference that the Philippines remains one of the best performing economies in Asia.NeutralWith an impressive GDP growth of 6http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136757231.htm2017-11-16
During his 12day visit taking him to five Asian countries of Japan South Korea China Vietnam and the Philippines Trump also frequently raised the South China Sea issue.Neutralby Xinhua writer Zhu Dongyanghttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136756855.htm2017-11-16
selfrecommendationTrump's selfrecommendation met anemic response from Vietnam Philippines both relevant parties to South China Sea issue Trump's selfrecommendation also met an anemic response from Vietnam the Philippines both relevant parties to the South China Sea issue and the region.Neutralby Xinhua writer Zhu Dongyanghttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136756855.htm2017-11-16
Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Philippines in 1975 the two countries have experienced ups and downs in the development of bilateral ties.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
Over past year SinoPhilippine relations were characterized as warm political relations warm economic ties. Over the past year SinoPhilippine relations were characterized as warm political relations warm economic ties.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
Chinais currently currently Philippines' largest trading partner China is currently the Philippines' largest trading partner and the largest import market.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
Chinese Embassy to Philippines said in coming years figures The Chinese Embassy to the Philippines said in the coming years the figures in this regard are set to rise sharply.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
Close peopletopeople exchanges between China and the Philippines have been witnessed in the past yearNeutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
The key to sound relations between states lies in amity between the peoples. Close peopletopeople exchanges between China and the Philippines have been witnessed in the past year.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
In next few years China become largest source of tourists to Philippines. In the next few years China is expected to become the largest source of tourists to the Philippines.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
With rich tourism resources in the Philippines he believed that the country is bound to become a hot destination for Chinese travellers to Southeast Asia.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
friendshipSinoPhilippine friendship been cemented by mutual support in fighting natural disasters SinoPhilippine friendship has also been cemented by mutual support in fighting natural disastersNeutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
In February the Philippines suffered a 6Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
SinoPhilippine friendship has also been cemented by mutual support in fighting natural disasters. In February the Philippines suffered a 6.7magnitude earthquake and China immediately offered humanitarian assistance.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
In June China's Sichuan Province assist victims. In June China's Sichuan Province was hit by a superstrong landslide the Philippines also offered aid to assist the victims.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
As SinoPhilippine relations can be seen. seen. As the SinoPhilippine relations enter a new era huge potential for future cooperation can be seen.Neutralby Dario Agnote Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754233.htm2017-11-15
15 China and the Philippines on Wednesday signed 14 deals on bilateral cooperation in infrastructure building and financing drug rehabilitation climate change and other areasNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136755035.htm2017-11-15
MANILA Nov. 15 China and the Philippines on Wednesday signed 14 deals on bilateral cooperation in infrastructure building and financing drug rehabilitation climate change and other areas.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136755035.htm2017-11-15
Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who witnessed the signing of the documents pledged to further strengthen the positive momentum in the development of bilateral relations.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136755035.htm2017-11-15
Addressing a meeting here with Aquilino Pimentel Senate president of the Philippines Li said the exchanges between the two countries have been longstanding and wellestablished.NeutralAddressing a meeting here with Aquilino Pimentel Senate president of the Philippines Li said the exchanges between the two countries have been longstanding and wellestablished.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754942.htm2017-11-15
For part Pimentel welcomed Li's visit to Philippines For his part Pimentel welcomed Li's visit to the Philippines and lauded China's attention to the bilateral ties.NeutralAddressing a meeting here with Aquilino Pimentel Senate president of the Philippines Li said the exchanges between the two countries have been longstanding and wellestablished.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754942.htm2017-11-15
He lamented the path taken by the previous Philippine administration frayed the ties between Beijing and Manila that led to the confrontation.Neutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
administrationprevious administration adopted winlose strategy The previous administration adopted a winlose strategy that will really lead China and the Philippines to quarrel Corpuz said.Neutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
He said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to take a nonconfrontational strategy in dealing with the relations with China is a winwin move.Neutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
Corpuz pointed out that the situation in the South China Sea had become more stable after Philippine President Duterte visited China in October last year.Neutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
factorOne factor is change of policy One factor is the change of policy of the Philippine governmentNeutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
One factor is the change of policy of the Philippine government. Now we have an independent foreign policy Corpuz said.Neutralby Yuan Mengchen Dong Chengwenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751100.htm2017-11-14
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte14 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday 14 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that his country remained committed to building a strong and resilient Association of Southeast Asian NationsNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752419.htm2017-11-14
Philippine President Rodrigo DuterteMANILA Nov. 14 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday MANILA Nov. 14 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that his country remained committed to building a strong and resilient Association of Southeast Asian Nations .Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752419.htm2017-11-14
chairmanshipDuterte said Philippine chairmanship was auspicious one for ASEAN as regional grouping also marked 50th anniversary of founding. Duterte said the Philippine chairmanship was an auspicious one for ASEAN as the regional grouping also marked the 50th anniversary of its founding.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752419.htm2017-11-14
In his opening remarks Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who chaired the 12th East Asia Summit forum stressed the need to assess especially the evolving security situation in the region.NeutralIn his opening remarks Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who chaired the 12th East Asia Summit forum stressed the need to assess especially the evolving security situation in the region.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752243.htm2017-11-14
Liis in Philippine capital Manila for official visit to country Li is in Philippine capital Manila for an official visit to the country and a series of leaders' meetings on East Asia cooperation.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136752245.htm2017-11-14
Established in 1967 ASEAN groups Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar the Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam.NeutralCanada is not only willing but ready to be a key partner for the next 50 years Trudeau said during the ASEANCanada 40th anniversary commemorative summit.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751542.htm2017-11-14
Philippinesis chair of ASEAN meetings The Philippines is the chair of the ASEAN meetings this year when the grouping celebrates its 50th anniversary.NeutralCanada is not only willing but ready to be a key partner for the next 50 years Trudeau said during the ASEANCanada 40th anniversary commemorative summit.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751542.htm2017-11-14
Medvedev said Russia help Philippines in fight against terrorism Medvedev said Russia wants to help the Philippines in its fight against terrorism and violent extremismNeutralIn a bid to boost trade relations Duterte said Manila plans to set up a place in Moscow where Filipinos can showcase their products for the Russians to see them.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751135.htm2017-11-14
He said Russia wants to supply more weapons to the PhilippinesNeutralIn a bid to boost trade relations Duterte said Manila plans to set up a place in Moscow where Filipinos can showcase their products for the Russians to see them.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751135.htm2017-11-14
Medvedev said Russia wants to help the Philippines in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism. He said Russia wants to supply more weapons to the Philippines.NeutralIn a bid to boost trade relations Duterte said Manila plans to set up a place in Moscow where Filipinos can showcase their products for the Russians to see them.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751135.htm2017-11-14
Now with the help of China's financial and technological output into the Southeast Asian island country's developing mobile Internet industry mobile payment becomes a new trend in urban Philippines.Neutralby Xinhua Writers He Fei Yuan Mengchenhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136751618.htm2017-11-14
12 Cooperation in East Asia and regional economic partnership will be high on the agenda for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's Philippines tripNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746873.htm2017-11-13
BEIJING Nov. 12 Cooperation in East Asia and regional economic partnership will be high on the agenda for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's Philippines trip.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746873.htm2017-11-13
Meanwhile as first visit to Philippines by Chinese premier in 10 years Li's trip is seen as important move regarding bilateral ties. Meanwhile as the first visit to the Philippines by a Chinese premier in 10 years Li's trip is seen as an important move regarding bilateral ties.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746873.htm2017-11-13
premierDuring Li's will hold talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte During Li's stay the premier will hold talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and the leaders will exchange views on regional and international issues of common concern.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746873.htm2017-11-13
Liarrived in Philippines on Sunday for official visit to country Li arrived in the Philippines on Sunday for an official visit to the country and for a series of leaders' meetings on East Asian cooperation.NeutralLi made the remarks when attending the 20th ChinaASEAN leaders' meeting in the Philippine capital of Manila.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136749299.htm2017-11-13
12 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Sunday for an official visit to the Philippines and a series of leaders' meetings on East Asian cooperationNeutralMANILA Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746655.htm2017-11-12
Chinese Premier Li KeqiangMANILA Nov. 12 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here here Sunday MANILA Nov. 12 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Sunday for an official visit to the Philippines and a series of leaders' meetings on East Asian cooperation.NeutralMANILA Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746655.htm2017-11-12
premierDuring visit Chinese premier will also hold talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on bilateral ties During the visit the Chinese premier will also hold talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on bilateral ties and issues of common concern.NeutralMANILA Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746655.htm2017-11-12
It is the first visit to the Philippines made by a Chinese premier in 10 years.NeutralMANILA Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746655.htm2017-11-12
ASEAN countries engage world said ASEAN countries continue to engage the world said the Philippine presidentNeutralASEAN has continued community building under Philippine's chairmanship said Duterte.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746895.htm2017-11-12
ASEAN countries continue to engage the world said the Philippine president. From its founding we have established meaningful and constructive engagements with external partners anchored on ASEAN centrality.NeutralASEAN has continued community building under Philippine's chairmanship said Duterte.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746895.htm2017-11-12
The first 10 months of this year also saw China become the Philippines' biggest trading partner on the back of a surge in Philippine exports to China it added.NeutralThe article could be seen on major Philippine newspapers including the Manila Times and the Philippine Star.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746802.htm2017-11-12
Li arrived here Sunday for an official visit to the Philippines and for a series of leaders' meetings on East Asian cooperation.NeutralThe article could be seen on major Philippine newspapers including the Manila Times and the Philippine Star.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/12/c_136746802.htm2017-11-12
MANILA Nov. 10 Philippine troops rescued on Friday four Vietnamese sailors taken hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militants in February in southern Philippines.NeutralMANILA Nov. 10 Philippine troops rescued on Friday four Vietnamese sailors taken hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militants in February in southern Philippines.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136743275.htm2017-11-11
ASEAN groups Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar the Philippines Singapore Thailand and Vietnam.NeutralThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN which is focused on economic integration and growth and consensusbuilding.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/11/c_136744097.htm2017-11-11
vesselsMedina said four Philippine Navy vessels will also be used used in exercises Medina said four Philippine Navy vessels will also be used in the exercises that run from Nov. 10 to Dec. 1.NeutralTwo Royal Australian Navy Vessels Her Majesty Australian Ship Larraika and HMAS Maitland anchored in Zamboanga City pier.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136742882.htm2017-11-11
Australian Defense Minister Marise Payneannounced last month Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne announced last month that her country is readying a mobile military team to provide Philippine troops with urban warfare counterterrorism training.NeutralTwo Royal Australian Navy Vessels Her Majesty Australian Ship Larraika and HMAS Maitland anchored in Zamboanga City pier.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136742882.htm2017-11-11
In keynote speech Philippine president urged 21 APEC economies to continue advocating stronger In his keynote speech the Philippine president urged the 21 APEC economies to continue advocating stronger and deeper regional economic integration by facilitating liberalization of trade and investment.NeutralIn his keynote speech the Philippine president urged the 21 APEC economies to continue advocating stronger and deeper regional economic integration by facilitating liberalization of trade and investment.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136742095.htm2017-11-10
Its economic power makes the region the country's premier center for finance and commerce. NCR accounts for 37.2 percent of the gross domestic product of the Philippines.NeutralThe following is a brief introduction of the Philippine capital.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/10/c_136741980.htm2017-11-10
Philippines host of RCEP ministerial meeting in same month lauded China's efforts in pushing for concrete results in talks toward establishing RCEP. The Philippines the host of a RCEP ministerial meeting in the same month lauded China's efforts in pushing for concrete results in talks toward establishing the RCEP.NeutralXi hailed the smooth completion of the collective strategic study on a Free Trade Area of the AsiaPacific which was launched at the 2014 APEC meeting in Beijing.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136731877.htm2017-11-07
JAKARTA Nov. 6 The Indonesian affairs ministry confirmed on Monday the arrest Indonesian identified as member terrorist in Philippines. JAKARTA Nov. 6 The Indonesian foreign affairs ministry confirmed on Monday the arrest against an Indonesian man identified as a member of a terrorist group in the Philippines.NeutralJAKARTA Nov. 6 The Indonesian foreign affairs ministry confirmed on Monday the arrest against an Indonesian man identified as a member of a terrorist group in the Philippines.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732091.htm2017-11-07
Indonesian embassy has received notification from the Philippine authorities related to the arrest against Ilham Syaputra. The notification was received on Friday ministry spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir said here.NeutralJAKARTA Nov. 6 The Indonesian foreign affairs ministry confirmed on Monday the arrest against an Indonesian man identified as a member of a terrorist group in the Philippines.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732091.htm2017-11-07
Indonesia has coordinated with related institutions in the Philippines over identification of nationals perished in Marawi battles.NeutralJAKARTA Nov. 6 The Indonesian foreign affairs ministry confirmed on Monday the arrest against an Indonesian man identified as a member of a terrorist group in the Philippines.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732091.htm2017-11-07
They are big look nice taste good and sell well in the market said Xie who runs a fruit trading company in China's southeastern Fujian Province close to the Philippines.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
Philippinesis world's largest banana producing country The Philippines is the world's largest banana producing country and about a quarter of its exports end up in China Philippine statistics authority figures show.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
dip in trade was reversed after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited China in October 2016 A dip in trade was reversed after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited China in October 2016 which signaled a return to good neighborly relations.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
China is now the Philippines' largest trading partner. In the first seven months of 2017 Philippine fruit exports to China reached 420000 tonnes.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
Already home to outsource English teaching for online education companies. Already home to call centers for global corporations the Philippines is an ideal destination to outsource English teaching for online education companies.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
Whereas 51Talk targets middle class families there is a place for another Philippine service in the life of the nouveau riche.NeutralBEIJING Nov. 6 Fruit importer Xie Jiantuan is generous in his praise for Philippine bananas.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732014.htm2017-11-07
presidentU.S. president will leave Japan on Tuesday for South Korea before traveling to China The U.S. president will leave Japan on Tuesday for South Korea before traveling to China and then to Vietnam and the Philippines.NeutralJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds talks with visiting U.S. President Donald Trump in Tokyo capital of Japan on Nov. 6 2017. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/06/c_136732063.htm2017-11-07