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Neil Jerome Morales

UPDATE 1-Philippines' trade deficit stays above $3 bln for 5th straight month

10 Oct 2018

* Wide trade gap seen adding pressure on peso (Adds economist comment, details)

UPDATE 2-At near 10-yr high, Philippines says inflation may have peaked

05 Oct 2018

* Central bank sees signs of disinflationary trend (Adds comments from central bank, government and ING)

Activists urge ICC action after Philippine president's 'playful' admission

28 Sep 2018

MANILA Activists and opponents of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte called for legal action against him on Friday after he appeared to admit responsibility for extrajudicial killings, in remarks his spokesman said were "playful" and misinterpreted.

Philippines keeps up rapid-fire rate hikes, more seen as inflation quickens

27 Sep 2018

MANILA The Philippine central bank raised its benchmark interest rates for the fourth time in five months on Thursday, pushing them to seven-year highs, and kept the door open for further tightening as it battles to cool inflation.

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides

17 Sep 2018

UCAB, Philippines Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a remote mountainous region struggled to reach dozens of people feared trapped, two days after a powerful typhoon struck.

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides

17 Sep 2018

UCAB, Philippines Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a remote mountainous region struggled to reach dozens of people feared trapped, two days after a powerful typhoon struck.

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides

17 Sep 2018

UCAB, Philippines, Sept 17 Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a remote mountainous region struggled to reach dozens of people feared trapped, two days after a powerful typhoon struck.

Philippines starts evacuations along coast as super typhoon nears

14 Sep 2018

MANILA Philippine authorities started to evacuate thousands of people from coastal areas on Thursday as a super typhoon with winds of more than 205 km per hour bore down on the country's main island. | Video

Japan's Universal moves to list Philippine casino, amid Duterte's sector crackdown

11 Sep 2018

MANILA Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp is taking its Philippines casino operator public through a backdoor listing in Manila, amid an uncertain political environment for the business in the Southeast Asian nation.

Philippines' Duterte scraps amnesty of chief critic, orders arrest

04 Sep 2018

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.

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