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More Malaysian investors eyeing PH

President Aquino.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

More Malaysian investors are taking a new look at the Philippines after successful peace talks between the administration of President Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and because of the Philippines’ encouraging economic growth, the top Filipino diplomat here has said.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino back from Japan with ‘overflowing good news’

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III attends the first session of Asean-Japan commemorative summit at the state guesthouse in Tokyo Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Aquino returned home Sunday, bringing with him what he called “overflowing good news” of investment pledges, aid and loans from Japan.  AP PHOTO/TORU HANAI

President Aquino returned home Sunday, bringing with him what he called “overflowing good news” of investment pledges, aid and loans from Japan.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino urges Koreans to invest in PH; blames most problems on Arroyo

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

Whether in the Philippines or overseas, President Aquino never misses an opportunity to blame the country’s economic problems on the alleged corruption of the previous administration.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US business execs to arrive in PH for ‘greater’ trade, investment

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Cuisia Jr. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

High-ranking business officials from companies in the United States (US) will be in Manila this week to discuss “greater trade and investment with the Philippines,” the country’s embassy in the US said on Monday.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

UK assures Philippines of more investments

President Benigno Aquino III and British Prime Minister David Cameron. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday assured President Benigno Aquino of his government’s continued support for the Philippines’ public-private partnership program (PPP) and said he looked forward to more British companies investing in the country.

Posted: June 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK steps up diplomacy in PH, Southeast Asia


The United Kingdom has beefed up its embassy staff in Manila with an additional six members amid efforts to step up its engagement in Southeast Asia and the rest of Asia-Pacific.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines, Korea sign 5 deals

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, second from right, and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, second from left, look on during the signing of the Philippine-Korea Framework On Economic Development Cooperation Fund Loans agreement by South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan and Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Rosario at the Malacanang palace in Manila, Philippines on Monday November 21, 2011. The two countries signed a total of five agreements during their meeting. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

The Philippines and South Korea signed five agreements on Monday that will see more Korean investments into the country, including the building of a power plant in the Subic Bay economic zone in Zambales.

Posted: November 21st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino back home with $13-B deals

MOM’S TREE. President Aquino on Saturday stands next to the araucaria tree (a variety of evergreen) planted by his mother, the late President Corazon Aquino, during her 1988 visit to Hongjian village in Fujian province, hometown of the Cojuangcos’ Chinese ancestors. Saturday’s visit to Hongjian village, Jiaomei township in Longhai City was the last stop of President Aquino’s five-day China visit. Note the two treetops of nearly equal height which villagers took to mean that another figure from Cory Aquino’s family would rise to power. EDWIN BACASMAS

President Benigno Aquino III returned from a five-day state visit to China Saturday night, triumphantly announcing nearly $13 billion worth of actual and planned Chinese investments in the Philippines.

Posted: September 3rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino tells China of ‘wish’ for regional solution to Spratlys dispute


President Aquino told Chinese President Hu Jintao of his wish that the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea be settled with a “regional” solution, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda told reporters after the bilateral meeting between the two leaders on Wednesday.

Posted: August 31st, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino flies to China for state visit; bats for ASEAN roro system

President Benigno Aquino troops the line during the send-off ceremony at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 Tuesday evening before boarding a Philippine Airlines special commercial flight for his five-day state visit to China. Malacañang Photo

President Benigno Aquino left on Tuesday night for his state visit in China with the hope he and Chinese President Hu Jintao will be able to ease the ongoing tension between Manila and Beijing over the West Philippine Sea or the South China Sea.

Posted: August 30th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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