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October 3, 2018 3:17 AM Trump: I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without US support

SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi - President Donald Trump made an undiplomatic remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying he warned Saudi Arabia's King Salman he would not last in power "for two weeks" without the backing of the US military. "We protect Saudi Arabia. Would you say they're rich. And I love the King, King Salman. But I said 'King — we're 72

October 2, 2018 4:12 PM Supermarkets urged to sell rice at P38 a kilo

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is asking major retailers to sell rice at a set price of P38, in a bid to help tame the soaring prices of the staple. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters on Tuesday that the proposal will involve allowing big supermarkets to import and then sell rice at the said price level. These firms will be barred 67

August 28, 2018 8:32 AM Puyat rejects plan to erect parking buildings in Burnham Park

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat rejected on Tuesday a plan by Baguio City government to build multi-level parking buildings in Burnham Park. “I am not for making it a parking lot, that’s Burnham Park,” Puyat said in a forum with Inquirer. Puyat then assured the public that the Department of Tourism (DOT) will continue to talk with the local 24

July 22, 2018 9:50 PM Palace aiming for ‘long-term solutions’ to poverty

Malacañang gave an assurance that the government was putting measures in place to tame inflation following results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing more Filipinos now rating themselves as poor. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque took note of the SWS survey conducted from June 27 to 30, in which the number of Filipinos considering 19

July 16, 2018 12:34 AM Hontiveros: Philippine economy not a "darling" to poor Filipinos

This is the statement issued today by Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros as she rebuked Malacañang's claim that the Philippines is a "darling economy" despite high inflation rates and a weak peso. "Malacañang people are living inside a bubble. How can they say that we have a darling economy when the inflation rate is at a 5-year high made worse by the TRAIN 76

May 30, 2018 11:15 AM DoubleDragon reduces share sale to P6-billion on market slump

DoubleDragon Properties Corp. reduced the value of its planned share sale to P6 billion after lowering the offering price to between P30 and P40 apiece. DoubleDragon adjusted the offering price after the share price recently dropped because of the current volatility in the equities market. The company initially planned to raise as much as P7.5 billion 47

April 12, 2018 8:05 AM Philippines Q4 2017 growth lowered to 6.5 pct

MANILA - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Thursday said it revised the economic growth figures for the last quarter of 2017, lowering it from 6.6 percent to 6.5 percent. "Major contributors to the downward revision were Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods, Financial Intermediation, and Other Services 25

February 5, 2018 4:00 PM Eat breakfast for long life

The American Dietetic Association agrees that breakfast is really the most important meal of the day. You “break the fast,” so to speak, of not eating for the whole night. As the saying goes, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper.” • Increases energy. Just like a car low on fuel, skipping meals causes the body to become 128

December 23, 2017 11:55 PM US tax cuts will reduce incentive to build affordable housing-campaigners

SEATTLE - The new US tax bill could have a negative impact on the production of affordable housing at a critical time of rising demand across the country, according to low-income housing advocates. The US Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and President Donald Trump signed the bill on Dec. 22, keeping a promise to deliver a tax cut by Christmas 50

October 30, 2017 1:28 PM Filipino, Japanese businessmen sign 25 deals worth $6B in investments

President Rodrigo Duterte gets a warm welcome from Japanese officials at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. With him are his partner, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, and daughter Veronica. (Photo from the Presidential Photographers Division) TOKYO — The Philippines is getting some $6 billion in new investments after Philippine and Japanese 80