Fresh foot and mouth outbreak reported in northern Namibia

May 11, 2016 4:01 am· Comments Off on Fresh foot and mouth outbreak reported in northern Namibia 

WINDHOEK, May 10 — A fresh round of foot-and-mouth disease has broken out in 11 villages in the northern region of Ohangwena about 790 kilometres from Namibia's capital Windhoek.

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"Captain America: Civil War" rules China's box office

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on "Captain America: Civil War" rules China's box office 

BEIJING, May 10 — Disney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" beat domestic romance "Finding Mr.Right 2" in the week ending May 8, earning 624 million yuan (USD95.7 million) after opening on May 6, China Film News reported Monday.

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Philippine Harmonic Orchestra bound for Carnegie Hall in New York in June

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on Philippine Harmonic Orchestra bound for Carnegie Hall in New York in June 

By Lily O. Ramos

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), the country's leading professional orchestra, undertakes a historic project this June by traveling to the United States and performing at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 — The Philippine Volcanoes kicked off their Division 1 Asia Rugby Championships campaign during the weekend in a close encounter over host nation malaysia which resulted in a 15 points to 10 victory.

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PHL stocks surge to near 7,200 on election results

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on PHL stocks surge to near 7,200 on election results 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The local stock market rallied strongly on Tuesday after weeks of volatile trading, as investors cheered the country’s transparent and speedy election results.

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DOF not probing bank transactions of individuals

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on DOF not probing bank transactions of individuals 

MANILA, May 10 – – The Department of Finance (DOF) on Tuesday warned the public against believing letters claiming that the Department’s Finance Council is investigating bank transactions of individuals.

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Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – An official of Fitch Ratings on Wednesday said the Philippines’ credit rating is not expected to get immediate impact based on the results of May 9 national polls.

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Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600 

NEW Delhi, May 10 — Sliding for the second straight day, gold dipped below the Rs 30,000-mark by losing Rs 250 to Rs 29,850 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Tuesday, amid a subdued demand from jewellers and a weak trend overseas.

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Emperador nets Php1.4B in Q1

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on Emperador nets Php1.4B in Q1 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Liquor conglomerate Emperador Inc. reported a flat first-quarter profit at Php1.4 billion and consolidated revenues at Php9 billion.

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Chinese property outlook stable, but pressure remains — Moody's

May 11, 2016 3:57 am· Comments Off on Chinese property outlook stable, but pressure remains — Moody's 

BEIJING, May 10 — China's property sales will slow over the next 12 months, but remain healthy, rating agency Moody's said in a report.

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