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Sanofi urges Philippines to lift dengue vaccine suspension

MANILA – French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Monday urged the Philippines to lift the suspension of its anti-dengue vaccine, insisting it was safe, but the government accused the firm of “dishonesty”. Sales of Dengvaxia and a landmark public immunization program ...

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China unhappy as Philippines signs investment deal with Taiwan

Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines Gary Song-huann Lin and Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chairman Angelito Banayo sign a new bilateral investment agreement on December 8. Screengrab from the MECO Facebook page BEIJING—China said on Friday it was seriously ...

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Philippines urged to build biogas capacity

MANILA – The Philippines should consider biogas from garbage as alternative fuel, a clean energy advocate said Thursday. Methane, which is used in biogas, can be sourced from the country’s landfills, said Scania Southeast Asia sustainability manager David Lantz. “We ...

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The Philippines Is More Important Than Many Filipinos Realize

Heads of state give each other the traditional “ASEAN handshake” during the ASEAN Summit opening ceremony held in Manila, on November 13, 2017. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP e hope that the recently concluded Asean Summit in Manila and President Rodrigo Duterte’s ...

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Diokno confident Philippines will hit full-year GDP target

MANILA – Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is optimistic in achieving growth goals after the third quarter GDP expansion exceeded expectations at 6.9 percent. Diokno said public construction grew by 12.6 percent, a contrast to the usual decline after an election ...

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Malacañang calls for ‘true healing’ towards a drug-free Philippines

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is calling for ‘true healing’ as members of the Catholic Church launch their ‘Start the Healing’ campaign at the Edsa Shrine in Quezon City on Nov. 5, 2017. INQUIRER.NET FILE / NESTOR CORRALES Malacañang said they ...

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Why Philippines slipped in WEF's gender gap ranking

MANILA – Pay inequality between men and women caused the country’s ranking in the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report to slip this year, an official of the Geneva-based group said Thursday. The Philippines fell to 10th place from 7th ...

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The Philippines Is No Longer a Christian Society

Filipinos march for life. Inquirer file photo. an’s first loyalty should be to God and not to political or economic interests and much less to evil, powerful people who engage in all kinds of demonic activities. How was it that ...

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Philippines losing EU trade perks 'not probable': envoy

[embedded content] MANILA – It is unlikely for the Philippines to lose its zero tariff privilege on exports to the European Union if Manila addresses the international bloc’s concerns, a Filipino envoy said Thursday. The Philippines is among 9 countries ...

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AirAsia Philippines adds Bali, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh flights

MANILA – AirAsia Philippines said Thursday it would add flights from Manila to Bali and Jakarta in Indonesia and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The budget carrier said it would offer promo fares for as low as P2,950 from ...

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