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October 26, 2018 8:00 AM Mangaoang, Mon Tulfo trade accusations of drug links

Newly appointed Special Envoy to China Mon Tulfo and Customs Deputy Collector Lourdes Mangaoang traded accusations of being in cahoots with drug lords amid the P11-billion shabu smuggling controversy. Tulfo, in a series of Facebook posts this week, accused Mangaoang of having close ties with a former police official linked to the illegal drug trade 25

October 24, 2018 4:02 AM World’s longest sea crossing from HK to China opens

People can now travel straight form the Hong Kong International Airport to cities in southern China in under an hour MANILA, Philippines – Here’s something exciting for Pinoy travellers: the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opened on October 24, which means that people can now drive from Hong Kong to Macau, the Chinese city of Zhuhai and other cities such as Guangdong 17

October 17, 2018 9:00 PM Half of world population lives on $5.50 daily, says WB

WASHINGTON — Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world’s population lives on less than $5.50 (about P295) a day, with a rising share of the poor in wealthier economies, the World Bank (WB) said on Wednesday. In a twice yearly report, the WB took a broader look at poverty to see where countries were lagging, even though the share 6

October 17, 2018 12:36 PM Barcelona announce 2019 summer tour to Asia

Barcelona’s Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal (L) greets Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi as he leaves the pitch during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 29, 2018. (Photo by Pau Barrena / AFP) Barcelona plan to visit China and Japan as part of a pre-season 11

October 15, 2018 12:07 PM Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in a move aimed at deepening ties with the Vatican after the Holy See signed a historic deal with Beijing. Vice president Chen Chien-jen made the invitation during an audience with the pope ahead of the canonization of Pope John Paul VI on Sunday, Taiwan’s presidential office said in a statement 7

October 14, 2018 5:46 AM Asia’s most visited countries

NEW DELHI — South East Asian region receives the highest number of travelers with China topping the list, according to the World Tourism Organization report. Tourism has been one of the growing economic sectors across the world. According to the report by World Tourism Organization the international tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally 20

October 13, 2018 11:00 PM News Briefs: Oct. 14, 2018

Martin Andanar will stay as chief of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for now or until President Rodrigo Duterte issues an executive order reviving the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS). Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the PCOO would continue to exist “until such time as the OPS is created.” Prosecutors have filed 17

October 13, 2018 11:48 AM Enchong Dee shares favorite experiences in ‘Extreme Ends’

Enchong Dee poses in front of a poster of “Extreme Ends” on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, during the media launch of the show at SM City Manila. (Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO) Kapamilya actor Enchong Dee revealed his favorite moments in Hong Kong during the taping of international reality show “Extreme Ends,” which will feature the many sides of that autonomous 12

October 11, 2018 9:58 AM World tourism numbers up 6.0% in first half of 2018 – UN

International tourist numbers grew 6.0 percent in the first half of 2018, with southern Europe and southeast Asia posting the biggest growth, due to the upturn in the global economy, the UN World Tourism Organization said Wednesday. The number of international tourists surged to around 641 million between January and June, some 37 million more than during 7

October 10, 2018 9:34 PM US-PH war exercise worries China

China has raised concerns about a joint US-Philippine military exercise that coincides with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country in November, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Tuesday. Roque said Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua raised the concern in a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang 15