DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Five of the biggest travel influencers from an award-winning creative technology agency that built the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat will soon reach Philippine shores, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.

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S&P's ratings on PHL not affected by election results

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on S&P's ratings on PHL not affected by election results 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – Standard & Poor's Global Ratings on Tuesday said its ratings on the Philippines are not affected by the results of the May 9 national polls.

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Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings

May 11, 2016 by · 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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PHL stocks surge to near 7,200 on election results

May 11, 2016 by · 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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PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — A global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry has listed the Philippines as eighth place among the top medical tourism destinations in the world in 2015, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday.

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PHL reinstitutes infrastructure program in nat'l budget process

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL reinstitutes infrastructure program in nat'l budget process 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reinstituted a three-year rolling infrastructure program in the national budget process starting 2017 that will ensure continuous funding of infrastructure projects.

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4,000 hog raisers in PHL to gather at 25th HogCon in Negros Occidental

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on 4,000 hog raisers in PHL to gather at 25th HogCon in Negros Occidental 

BACOLOD CITY, April 13 — About 4,000 delegates are expected to converge here starting Thursday for the three-day 25th National Hog Convention hosted by the Province of Negros Occidental at the SMX Convention Center.

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DOH to PHL athletes for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil: Concentrate first on training

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH to PHL athletes for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil: Concentrate first on training 

MANILA, Feb. 14 — The Department of Health (DOH) has reiterated its advice for Filipino athletes bound for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, brazil this August to stay focus first in their training and not on the threat of the Zika virus there.

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PHL economic managers cut growth forecast for 2016-17

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL economic managers cut growth forecast for 2016-17 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Economic managers on Monday cut their growth forecasts for the Philippines for 2016-17 given the weak external developments.

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PHL ranks 3rd in 2nd South East Asian Cup Squash Championship 2016

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL ranks 3rd in 2nd South East Asian Cup Squash Championship 2016 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Philippines ranks third in the 2nd South East Asian Cup Squash Championship held Jan. 11-17, 2016 in Nay Phi Taw, Myanmar, Squash Rackets Association of the Philippines (SRAP) reported Tuesday.

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