Tag: philippine

Philippine inflation seen easing to nearly 3-year low in August

MANILA: Philippine annual inflation in August likely dropped below the bottom range of the central bank's target range for the year, due to a high...

Death toll from Philippines boat accidents rise to 25

MANILA: The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said...

‘Worse than prison’: Abuses in Philippine youth homes

MANILA: Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says...

Philippines inflation seen resuming downward trend in June

MANILA: Philippine annual inflation likely resumed its downward trend in June after a slight uptick the previous month due to lower rice and fuel prices...

Five dead as buildings collapse in Philippine quake

MANILA: Five people were killed when at least two buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into...

Restaurant blast in southern Philippines wounds at least 13

MANILA: A bomb blast outside a restaurant on Wednesday wounded at least 13 people, including children, in the insurgency-plagued southern Philippines, authorities said. The explosion shattered...

Philippine central bank keeps rates steady as inflation cools

MANILA: The Philippine central bank kept its benchmark interest rate steady for a second straight meeting on Thursday, saying inflation risk had fallen on lower...

Philippines boosts rates despite economic growth slowdown

MANILA: The Philippine central bank hiked its key interest rates by a decade-high 50 basis points on Thursday as it moved to curb inflation, while...

Philippine Q2 growth seen steady, this year’s 3rd rate hike coming

MANILA: The Philippine economy probably expanded at a slightly slower pace in the second quarter but that will not stop the central bank from hiking...

Philippines files for Samurai bond issue; pricing in Aug

MANILA: The Philippines is looking at issuing three-, five-, seven-, 10- and 20-year bonds denominated in yen, to be priced next month, IFR reported on...