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Philippines falls in talent competitiveness index

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines ranked lower in a 2019 talent competitiveness report. Nonetheless, the Southeast Asian nation led the group of lower-middle-income countries in terms of [...]
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Philippines targets record tourist numbers in 2019

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of Tourism has vowed to break the 2018 record for the number of foreign tourists visiting the country. The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign [...]
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Duterte advocates renaming Philippines ‘to assert national identity’

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte endorses the idea of renaming the Philippines to ‘Maharlika’ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has endorsed the idea of [...]
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Historian says ‘Maharlika’ as nobility a misconception

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A Filipino historian corrected mistranslations of “Maharlika” after President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants it as the Philippines’ new name. Duterte said [...]
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Taiwan finds regrettable deportation of nationals to China by the Philippines

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Nation's Leading | 6:00 AM

The government of Taiwan on Tuesday expressed its “solemn concern” and “deep regret” over the Philippine government’s forced deportation to [...]
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Palace says renaming Philippines to ‘Maharlika’ needs congressional action

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Changing the Philippines’ name would require a new law and the public’s approval in a referendum, Malacanang said Tuesday, after President Duterte had revived a [...]
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Duterte not seeking support from religious groups for admin bets  Malacanang

Duterte not seeking support from religious groups for admin bets Malacanang

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Malacanang defended President Rodrigo Duterte from critics who are claiming the President owes part of his presidential win from religious groups. Presidential Spokesperson [...]
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Five years on, Canada’s dumped garbage is still causing a big stink in the Philippines

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

“Dear prime minister Justin Trudeau, please repatriate your garbage: it stinks.” That’s the message from activists in the Philippines and Canada as [...]
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Philippines eyes more international air routes

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to further boost the number of international flights to and from the country as the Philippines is set to host two major aviation events. [...]
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Duterte mulls changing name of the Philippines

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he might one day change the name of the Philippines and that a previous proposal to name the country “Maharlika,” a term [...]
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Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | IOL | 6:00 AM

At least 70 people, mostly children under the age of five, have died from measles in the Philippines since the start of the year, the Department of Health said Monday. The [...]
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McDonald’s Philippines eyes hiring ‘close to 20,000′ this year

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Golden Arches Development Corp, the operator of McDonald’s in the Philippines, on Monday said it planned to hire close to 20,000 employees this year as part of its [...]
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Philippines rice imports to hit 2.3 million MT this year

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continues to import more rice this year as local production will still not be able to cover the national demand for the country’s main staple and [...]
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Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and US unveiled Monday a new maritime training facility that is expected to strengthen Manila’s capability to patrol its waters. Washington is currently [...]
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Malacanang calls on foreign nationals to obey laws when visiting PH

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Malacanang called on foreign nationals visiting the Philippines to follow the country’s laws and regulations. The reminder comes on the heels of the arrest of a female [...]
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