Philippines

PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials

PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Chinese Filipino businessmen to be assertive when they encounter corrupt government officials. “All that I ask of you is be assertive and do not surrender to the threats and the intimidations that you … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte presence in Emperor’s enthronement to boost PH-Japan ties

Duterte presence in Emperor’s enthronement to boost PH-Japan ties By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s attendance to the enthronement rites for Japanese Emperor Naruhito will further enhance the relations between Manila and Tokyo, Malacañang said on Tuesday. “The Philippine Government and the Filipino nation join the people of Japan … Continue reading

Philippines

China’s premier, Russian PM to attend Manila ASEAN meet in Nov

China’s premier, Russian PM to attend Manila ASEAN meet in Nov By Leslie Gatpolintan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are coming to Manila to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings next month. “United Nations Secretary General (António Guterres) has … Continue reading

British Columbia Province to open Trade and Investment Office in Manila
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British Columbia Province to open Trade and Investment Office in Manila

News Release BRITISH COLUMBIA TO OPEN TRADE AND INVESTMENT OFFICE IN MANILA​ Vancouver — The Government of British Columbia (BC), Canada, recently  announced it will be opening a trade and investment representative office in the Philippines as part of its “Asia strategy.” BC Minister of Justice and Attorney General Suzanne Anton, who represented BC Minister … Continue reading