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PSEi up; earnings reports awaited

THE stock market regained strength on Tuesday with investors said to be anticipating strong earnings results from listed firms.. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) inched up 0.17 percent or 12.24 points to close at 7,381.68 while the broader All Sha
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PSEi up; earnings reports awaited

THE stock market regained strength on Tuesday with investors said to be anticipating strong earnings results from listed firms.. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) inched up 0.17 percent or 12.24 points to close at 7,381.68 while the broader All Shares eked out 0.06 percent or 2.78 points to end at 4,465.38. “The market ended on the [...] The post PSEi up; earnings reports awaited appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

BSP: Monetary policy ‘timely and appropriate’

Monetary policy in the Philippines remains “timely and appropriate”, the country’s central bank chief stressed on Tuesday amid observations that policy rate hikes ordered in May and June were not enough to address above-target inflation. “We assure
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BSP: Monetary policy ‘timely and appropriate’

Monetary policy in the Philippines remains “timely and appropriate”, the country’s central bank chief stressed on Tuesday amid observations that policy rate hikes ordered in May and June were not enough to address above-target inflation. “We assure that our monetary policy responses to elevated inflation pressures were, and are, timely and appropriate,” Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) [...] The post BSP: Monetary policy ‘timely and appropriate’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Transport dept favors ‘super’ consortium offer

Airport authority to decide on grant of original proponent status – Tugade CLARK, PAMPANGA: The Transportation department has recommended the grant of original proponent status to a so-called “super” consortium that has proposed to rehabilitate and upgr
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Transport dept favors ‘super’ consortium offer

Airport authority to decide on grant of original proponent status – Tugade CLARK, PAMPANGA: The Transportation department has recommended the grant of original proponent status to a so-called “super” consortium that has proposed to rehabilitate and upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). “Mayroon na pong decision at papel na ginawa yung planning namin kung [...] The post Transport dept favors ‘super’ consortium offer appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Japan’s growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears

TOKYO: Japan has amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs as part of a program to fuel its nuclear plants, but concern is growing that the stockpile is vulnerable to terrorists and natural disasters. Japan has long been the world’s only non-n
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Japan’s growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears

TOKYO: Japan has amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs as part of a program to fuel its nuclear plants, but concern is growing that the stockpile is vulnerable to terrorists and natural disasters. Japan has long been the world’s only non-nuclear-armed country with a program to reprocess spent nuclear fuel from its power [...] The post Japan’s growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Low pressure area monitored over Luzon, to be named ‘Inday’—Pagasa

LESS than 24 hours after the exit of tropical storm “Henry” (international name: Son-Tinh), a low pressure area (LPA) is being monitored that may intensify into a tropical depression in 36 hours, the state-run weather bureau said on Tuesday. As of 5 p.m.
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Low pressure area monitored over Luzon, to be named ‘Inday’—Pagasa

LESS than 24 hours after the exit of tropical storm “Henry” (international name: Son-Tinh), a low pressure area (LPA) is being monitored that may intensify into a tropical depression in 36 hours, the state-run weather bureau said on Tuesday. As of 5 p.m., the LPA was 805 kilometers (km) east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan and would [...] The post Low pressure area monitored over Luzon, to be named ‘Inday’—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

#WALANGPASOK: July 18

CLASSES are suspended in parts of Metro Manila and Central Luzon on Wednesday because of monsoon rains enhanced by a low pressure area. Below is a list as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday: Metro Manila Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Quezon City – a
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#WALANGPASOK: July 18

CLASSES are suspended in parts of Metro Manila and Central Luzon on Wednesday because of monsoon rains enhanced by a low pressure area. Below is a list as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday: Metro Manila Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Quezon City – all levels (public and private) Region 3 (Central Luzon) Zambales, except [...] The post #WALANGPASOK: July 18 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

It’s work as usual at House despite heavy rains

IT will be a regular work day at the House of Representatives, today, Tuesday, despite the heavy rains, an official said. In a statement, Secretary General Cesar Pareja said, however, that the scheduled Bicameral Conference Committee meeting on the proposed B
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It’s work as usual at House despite heavy rains

IT will be a regular work day at the House of Representatives, today, Tuesday, despite the heavy rains, an official said. In a statement, Secretary General Cesar Pareja said, however, that the scheduled Bicameral Conference Committee meeting on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic law will still proceed at the Edsa Shangri-la hotel at 10 a.m. The [...] The post It’s work as usual at House despite heavy rains appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

SC suspends work

THE Supreme Court suspended work on Tuesday because of heavy rains and flooding. In a statement through the Public Information Office, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said that the High Court would suspend work from 12 noon onwards. However, the regular e
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SC suspends work

THE Supreme Court suspended work on Tuesday because of heavy rains and flooding. In a statement through the Public Information Office, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said that the High Court would suspend work from 12 noon onwards. However, the regular en banc session of the high tribunal will continue. It started at 10 a.m. [...] The post SC suspends work appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Heavy rains flood train stations

SIX Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line-1 stations are flooded because of heavy rains on Tuesday, its management said. The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LMRC) said that as of 9:30 a.m., the affected stations were R. Papa and 5th Avenue stations knee deep; Pedro Gi
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Heavy rains flood train stations

SIX Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line-1 stations are flooded because of heavy rains on Tuesday, its management said. The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LMRC) said that as of 9:30 a.m., the affected stations were R. Papa and 5th Avenue stations knee deep; Pedro Gil, United Nations, and Bambang stations gutter deep; and the Balintawak station [...] The post Heavy rains flood train stations appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

UPDATE: #WALANGPASOK: July 17

CLASSES in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila were suspended on Tuesday because of monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Depression “Henry” as it made landfall over Cagayan. Below is a list: Metro Manila Caloocan City – all levels (public and private)
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UPDATE: #WALANGPASOK: July 17

CLASSES in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila were suspended on Tuesday because of monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Depression “Henry” as it made landfall over Cagayan. Below is a list: Metro Manila Caloocan City – all levels (public and private) Malabon City – all levels (public and private) Manila – all levels (public and [...] The post UPDATE: #WALANGPASOK: July 17 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

‘Orange rainfall’ alert up in 4 areas as ‘Henry’ accelerates

AN Orange rainfall warning was raised in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Bataan and Batangas as tropical depression “Henry” accelerates, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday morning. An orange war
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‘Orange rainfall’ alert up in 4 areas as ‘Henry’ accelerates

AN Orange rainfall warning was raised in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Bataan and Batangas as tropical depression “Henry” accelerates, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday morning. An orange warning level means floods are threatening these areas. A yellow rainfall warning was raised over Rizal, Cavite, Pampanga and Zambales, which means [...] The post ‘Orange rainfall’ alert up in 4 areas as ‘Henry’ accelerates appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Signal No. 1 up over parts of Northern Luzon as ‘Henry’ makes landfall in Cagayan–Pagasa

TROPICAL depression “Heny” has made landfall over Cagayan and is now heading towards the West Philippine Sea, the state-run weather bureau said on Tuesday. Henry hit land over Dalupiri Island after it first made landfall over Camiguin Island late Monday n
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Signal No. 1 up over parts of Northern Luzon as ‘Henry’ makes landfall in Cagayan–Pagasa

TROPICAL depression “Heny” has made landfall over Cagayan and is now heading towards the West Philippine Sea, the state-run weather bureau said on Tuesday. Henry hit land over Dalupiri Island after it first made landfall over Camiguin Island late Monday night, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (Pagasa). “Henry is expected [...] The post Signal No. 1 up over parts of Northern Luzon as ‘Henry’ makes landfall in Cagayan–Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

#WALANGPASOK: July 17

CLASSES were suspended in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila because of monsoon rains enhanced by tropical depression “Henry.” Below is a list: Metro Manila Malabon City – all levels (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and priv
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#WALANGPASOK: July 17

CLASSES were suspended in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila because of monsoon rains enhanced by tropical depression “Henry.” Below is a list: Metro Manila Malabon City – all levels (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Quezon City – preschool to elementary (public and private) Region 3 (Central Luzon) Bataan [...] The post #WALANGPASOK: July 17 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Bentayga breaks SUV record at Pikes Peak

The Bentley Bentayga has again demonstrated its outstanding performance credentials by claiming the outright record for a production SUV at the recent Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driven by two-time champion Rhys Millen (NZ), the Bentayga completed th
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Bentayga breaks SUV record at Pikes Peak

The Bentley Bentayga has again demonstrated its outstanding performance credentials by claiming the outright record for a production SUV at the recent Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driven by two-time champion Rhys Millen (NZ), the Bentayga completed the 12.42-mile course in just 10:49.9 – taking nearly two minutes off the previous record by averaging 66.5 [...] The post Bentayga breaks SUV record at Pikes Peak appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

May remittances up 6.1% to $2.75B

MONEY sent home in May by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose from a year earlier and April, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday. Personal remittances, which sum up the net compensation of OFWs, personal transfers whether in cash or i
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May remittances up 6.1% to $2.75B

MONEY sent home in May by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose from a year earlier and April, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday. Personal remittances, which sum up the net compensation of OFWs, personal transfers whether in cash or in kind and also capital transfers between households, totaled $2.746 billion for the month. [...] The post May remittances up 6.1% to $2.75B appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Global growth less even, downside risks mounting

Global economic growth remains on track to hit 3.9 percent this year and the next, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday, but the expansion has become “less even” and risks to the outlook are on the rise. “As the global cyclical upswing a
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Global growth less even, downside risks mounting

Global economic growth remains on track to hit 3.9 percent this year and the next, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday, but the expansion has become “less even” and risks to the outlook are on the rise. “As the global cyclical upswing approaches its two-year mark, the pace of expansion in some economies [...] The post Global growth less even, downside risks mounting appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte, Mahathir agree to boost defense, security cooperation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad agreed on Monday to strengthen their defense and security cooperation at the bilateral and regional level. “President Duterte expressed appreciation for Malaysia’s sustaine
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Duterte, Mahathir agree to boost defense, security cooperation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad agreed on Monday to strengthen their defense and security cooperation at the bilateral and regional level. “President Duterte expressed appreciation for Malaysia’s sustained support for the quest for just and lasting peace and development in Mindanao,” Malacanang said in a statement after the two leaders met privately [...] The post Duterte, Mahathir agree to boost defense, security cooperation appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Trump and Putin open historic summit

HELSINKI: The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki on Monday with Donald Trump promising an “extraordinary relationship” and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world. Looking sombre, th
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Trump and Putin open historic summit

HELSINKI: The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki on Monday with Donald Trump promising an “extraordinary relationship” and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world. Looking sombre, they exchanged opening remarks in front of the press at the start of the summit in Helsinki. [...] The post Trump and Putin open historic summit appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

‘Dengvaxia monitoring’ mobile app launched

A MOBILE phone application that allows parents to report symptoms of dengue experienced by their children to concerned government agencies has been launched. The Abizo dengue vaccine monitoring service will also serve as a channel for parents to receive advis
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‘Dengvaxia monitoring’ mobile app launched

A MOBILE phone application that allows parents to report symptoms of dengue experienced by their children to concerned government agencies has been launched. The Abizo dengue vaccine monitoring service will also serve as a channel for parents to receive advisories and surveys directly from the Departments of Education and Health and ambulance service. Education Secretary [...] The post ‘Dengvaxia monitoring’ mobile app launched appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Marikina’s ‘most wanted’ nabbed in Rizal

MARIKINA’S top “most wanted” criminal has been arrested by combined elements of the city and Montalban police. Nazarene “Nazi” Adornado, 32, was arrested at Celina Homes Subdivision in Burgos, Rizal at about 9 a.m. on Sunday after surveillance opera
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Marikina’s ‘most wanted’ nabbed in Rizal

MARIKINA’S top “most wanted” criminal has been arrested by combined elements of the city and Montalban police. Nazarene “Nazi” Adornado, 32, was arrested at Celina Homes Subdivision in Burgos, Rizal at about 9 a.m. on Sunday after surveillance operations by the Marikina Station Intelligence Branch and Subpoena Warrant Section. Adornado, a former waiter and bartender, [...] The post Marikina’s ‘most wanted’ nabbed in Rizal appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Pacquiao looking at ‘2 to 3’ more fights before retiring

AFTER defeating Lucas Matthysse and snatching the World Boxing Association welterweight title on Sunday, Filipino boxing legend Manny Paquiao said on Monday that he was still looking forward to a few more fights before retiring. The 39-year-old boxer said in
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Pacquiao looking at ‘2 to 3’ more fights before retiring

AFTER defeating Lucas Matthysse and snatching the World Boxing Association welterweight title on Sunday, Filipino boxing legend Manny Paquiao said on Monday that he was still looking forward to a few more fights before retiring. The 39-year-old boxer said in an interview on Super Radyo dzBB that he was good for “two to three more [...] The post Pacquiao looking at ‘2 to 3’ more fights before retiring appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Mastermind in mayor Bote slay identified — report

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde has identified the mastermind in the killing of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote, according to a report. Quoting Albayalde, the report identified Christian Saquilabon whose name was provide
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Mastermind in mayor Bote slay identified — report

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde has identified the mastermind in the killing of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote, according to a report. Quoting Albayalde, the report identified Christian Saquilabon whose name was provided by one of the suspects who was arrested in Camarines Sur on Wednesday. Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, Police Regional [...] The post Mastermind in mayor Bote slay identified — report appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

LOOK: PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FIGHT 2018

Sen. Manny Pacquiao once again provides a respite for Filipinos from the current political turmoil and, in the words of President Rodrigo Duterte, united the country yet again with his stirring victory over Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse via TKO in the sev
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LOOK: PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FIGHT 2018

Sen. Manny Pacquiao once again provides a respite for Filipinos from the current political turmoil and, in the words of President Rodrigo Duterte, united the country yet again with his stirring victory over Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse via TKO in the seventh of the 12-round fight that also saw him win the WBA welterweight crown in [...] The post LOOK: PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FIGHT 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Comelec sets July 16 deadline for registration of political parties in 2019 mid-term polls

POLITICAL parties, which will participate in next year’s mid-term elections have only until this Monday to file their petitions for registration, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Comelec Resolution 10395 fixes July 15, 2018 as the l
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Comelec sets July 16 deadline for registration of political parties in 2019 mid-term polls

POLITICAL parties, which will participate in next year’s mid-term elections have only until this Monday to file their petitions for registration, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Comelec Resolution 10395 fixes July 15, 2018 as the last day of filing petitions for registration of political parties and the registration of coalition of political parties on August 31, [...] The post Comelec sets July 16 deadline for registration of political parties in 2019 mid-term polls appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Top 10 richest House members in 2018

REP. Michael Romero of 1-Pacman party-list remains the richest member of the House of Representatives with a net worth of P7.29 billion, P282 million more than in 2017, according to that year’s Summary of the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (
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Top 10 richest House members in 2018

REP. Michael Romero of 1-Pacman party-list remains the richest member of the House of Representatives with a net worth of P7.29 billion, P282 million more than in 2017, according to that year’s Summary of the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) released by the House over the weekend. Romero, the principal author of [...] The post Top 10 richest House members in 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PH now home to world’s latest A350

PHILIPPINE Airlines brought home the world’s latest Airbus aircraft, the extra wide body A350-900, on Sunday afternoon amid a traditional water canon salute at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA 2). Heading the ferry flight from Toulouse, F
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PH now home to world’s latest A350

PHILIPPINE Airlines brought home the world’s latest Airbus aircraft, the extra wide body A350-900, on Sunday afternoon amid a traditional water canon salute at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA 2). Heading the ferry flight from Toulouse, France was PAL president Jaime Bautista, who declared that the flag carrier’s new and magnificent acquisition would [...] The post PH now home to world’s latest A350 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

UPDATE 3: Pacquiao beats Matthysse for welterweight crown

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao defeated Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout (TKO) and wrested the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown from the big punching Argentine in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday. With the win, Pacquiao
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UPDATE 3: Pacquiao beats Matthysse for welterweight crown

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao defeated Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout (TKO) and wrested the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown from the big punching Argentine in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday. With the win, Pacquiao, 39, also ended a nine-year knockout drought, as he showed flashes of his old form in knocking [...] The post UPDATE 3: Pacquiao beats Matthysse for welterweight crown appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 7

PACQUIAO lands a one-two but Matthysse tries to respond with some jabs. Pacquiao slips in an uppercut between Matthysse’s guard and backs him up some more. Matthysse lands a right to the body but Pacquiao counters, hits Matthysse with another uppercut that
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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 7

PACQUIAO lands a one-two but Matthysse tries to respond with some jabs. Pacquiao slips in an uppercut between Matthysse’s guard and backs him up some more. Matthysse lands a right to the body but Pacquiao counters, hits Matthysse with another uppercut that puts Matthysse down again.  Referee stops fight. It’s Pacquiao via TKO. The post Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 7 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

 Robredo to attend Duterte’s third SONA 

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will attend President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) and is looking forward to the President’s updates on his promises. “Of course, I will attend the SONA. That is one of our obl
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 Robredo to attend Duterte’s third SONA 

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will attend President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) and is looking forward to the President’s updates on his promises. “Of course, I will attend the SONA. That is one of our obligations as Vice President,” Robredo said. Robredo is still facing a poll protest filed [...] The post  Robredo to attend Duterte’s third SONA  appeared first on The Manila Times Online.