SEA businessmen positive about economy: poll

28 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: The Straits Times

Confidence levels of Southeast Asian businessmen regarding the economic outlook at home and worldwide have hit a two- year high, a new poll has found. Many more of them are upbeat over the improving

Asean will mobilise all resources to help Philippines: Asean sec-gen

26 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: The Straits Times

Asean will mobilise “all available means” to help the Philippines get back on its feet in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, Asean secretary-general Le Luong Minh has pledged, after visiting disaster-hit areas there last

Asean single aviation seen signed by December 2015

22 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: The Brunei Times

The Declaration of the Asean Single Aviation Market (ASAM) will be signed by December 2015, according to a recent consultation paper on the proposed policy for the establishment of a regional aviation service in

Inquirer Business: Asean integration to benefit PH

23 August, 2013

SINGAPORE—Ayala Corp. chair Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala said the Philippines should play an active role in pursuing the integration of Southeast Asian economies, believing the country stood to benefit on a net basis

3 of 4 Filipinos ‘satisfied’ with Democracy

17 July, 2013
By News Desk | Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer

Three out of four, or 74 per cent, of Filipinos are “satisfied” with the way democracy works in the country, results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey indicated. “The record-high (rating) of

Philippine Airlines launches more flights in Australia

6 June, 2013
By Business Desk | Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer

Philippine Airlines (PAL), has expanded its Australian presence starting this month by adding Darwin, Perth and Brisbane to its roster of flights Down Under. The additional routes bring to five the total number of

Philippines Shares Continue to Slide

4 June, 2013
By Cris Larano | Source:

Philippine shares dropped anew Monday, with Friday’s losses on Wall Street providing foreign funds with an excuse to book profits from the local stock market’s recent run-up. The bellwether PSEi closed at 6763.38, down

Withdraw ships, Philippines tells China

28 May, 2013
By Tarra Quismundo | Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer

China should withdraw its ships from Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Reef) because that area of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) is an “integral part” of the Philippines’ national territory, the Department of

Philippines Signs Labour Agreement with Saudi

20 May, 2013
By Donna Corpin | Source: Saudi Gazette

Filipino household service workers (HSWs) in Saudi Arabia can now enjoy more rights and better protection after the signing of a “historic” agreement between the Kingdom and the Philippines in Jeddah on Sunday. The