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PH still among Asia’s fastest growing economies

PH still among Asia’s fastest growing economies By Leslie Gatpolintan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippines remained one of the fastest growing economies in Asia even after posting slightly slower growth at 6.1 percent in the third quarter, due to weaker agriculture output and ‘temporary’ decline in household spending over an inflation surge. In … Continue reading

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‘Rosita’ worsens north Luzon’s landslide risk: geologist

  ‘Rosita’ worsens north Luzon’s landslide risk: geologist By Catherine Teves MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Landslides may recur in Northern Luzon due, this time, to Typhoon Rosita, which the weather bureau has forecast to strike on Tuesday (Oct. 30), a government geologist has warned. Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) geologist Ruth Madrideo said “Rosita” … Continue reading

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‘Ompong’ death toll in Cordillera rises to 67; 63 others missing

‘Ompong’ death toll in Cordillera rises to 67; 63 others missing By Liza Agoot SITOGON, Benguet (Philippines News Agency) — Death toll due to Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) has risen to 67 in the entire Cordillera region, while 63 other were reported missing as of Wednesday noon, the Department of the Interior and Local … Continue reading

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PH picks up 2 more bronze medals in Asian Games

PH picks up 2 more bronze medals in Asian Games By Jean Malanum   BRONZE WINNER. Filipino-Japanese Junna Tsukii shows the medal she won in the women’s -50kg event of karate in the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday (Aug. 27, 2018). (Photo by Judith Caringal/Radyo Pilipinas2)  JAKARTA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippines picked up … Continue reading

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PH manufacturing sector strengthens in May

PH manufacturing sector strengthens in May By Kris Crismundo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The country’s manufacturing sector gained strength in May to 53.7 from 52.7 the previous month as reflected by IHS Markit’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI) survey, which was released Friday. The Philippines’ manufacturing sector’s score was also the second highest among surveyed … Continue reading