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Day: February 19, 2023

PH on the right track for continued growth: PBBM

MANILA: The Philippines is heading in the right direction toward achieving its goal of sustaining its growth momentum, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has said.In a vlog uploaded on his official Facebook page on Saturday, Marcos said the PHP708 billi…

Memo on 2-day salary deduction for gov’t workers not true: Palace

MANILA: Malacañang on Sunday dismissed as “fake news” a supposed memorandum circular on a two-day salary deduction in the salaries of government workers to establish a relief fund for earthquake victims of Turkey and Syria.“This is not true,” President…

PBBM bats for ‘innovative, sustainable’ manufacturing sector

MANILA: The Marcos administration is making the manufacturing sector innovative and sustainable in an effort to entice more foreign investors and make the Philippines a prime investment destination, a Trade official said on Saturday.During the Saturday…

Teener IM Quizon captures ASEAN Chess Championship title

MANILA: Filipino International Master Daniel Quizon defeated his older compatriot IM Rolando Nolte in 57 moves of a King’s Indian Defense to win the AQ Prime ASEAN Chess Championship at the Great Eastern Hotel in Quezon City on Saturday night.The victo…

Incidents of harassment in South China Sea frequent: DFA chief

MANILA: There have been regular cases of “harassment” in the disputed South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo confirmed before a security conference in Munich, Germany over the weekend.Speaking during a panel discussion on “Defending …

Thousands flee homes as LPA hits Butuan, Caraga provinces

BUTUAN CITY: Thousands of residents in Butuan City as well as in the neighboring provinces of Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur fled their homes as the trough of the low-pressure area (LPA) brought heavy rains that caused flooding and landslides Satu…

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