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PH2020-08-29 08:30
Travel agencies ask airlines to expedite P141-M refund

Members of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) on Wednesday asked some 27 airlines for a full refund of at least PHP141 million from canceled flights due to various travel restrictio...

PH2020-08-28 08:30
ASEAN economic ministers discuss recovery from COVID-19 epidemic

Economic ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday discussed the response to and recovery from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and it...

PH2020-08-26 08:30
Massive loss in tourism can cut global GDP by 2.8%: UN

The massive drop in revenues from tourism, which accounted for 7 percent of global trade last year, could reduce global gross domestic product (GDP) by as much as 2.8 percent in 2020, the UN secre...

PH2020-08-25 09:00
Apple to reopen some U.S. stores closed due to COVID-19 spikes: Bloomberg News

Apple Inc plans to start reopening U.S. retail stores that had been closed over the past several weeks due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people with ...

PH2020-08-23 07:00
Lebanon's blast damage toll rises as assessment continues: UN

The damage toll in Lebanon following the Beirut blast is rising as the United Nations and partners continue their assessment, now reporting more than 290,000 people who have been left jobless, a U...

PH2020-08-18 08:30
Japan suffers its biggest economic slump on record

The Japanese economy has shrunk at its fastest rate on record as it battles the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s third-largest economy saw gross domestic product fall 7.8% in April-J...

PH2020-08-16 17:20
Palace says Duterte did not leave PH

Malacañang on Sunday denied reports that President Rodrigo Duterte left the country over the weekend. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte remains to be in the country ...

PH2020-08-16 10:30
New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern delays election over coronavirus fears

The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has postponed the country's general election by a month amid a spike in coronavirus cases. The vote was due to take place on 19 September ...

PH2020-08-16 10:00
EU announces 3 new governance, urbanization projects with Asean

European Union (EU) Ambassador to Asean Igor Driesmans has announced three new development projects with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), with a total amount of EUR13 million (U...

PH2020-08-15 08:00
PH records 73% drop in visitor arrivals in first 7 months of 2020

The Philippine tourism industry continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as reflected in the 73 percent drop in foreign visitor arrivals for the first seven months of 2020 from the...