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Brisbane Times
China FTA: Andrew Robb slams unions for 'economic sabotage'Andrew Robb has hit out at the trade union movement's opposition to the free tr
China FTA: Andrew Robb slams unions for 'economic sabotage'
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Andrew Robb has hit out at the trade union movement's opposition to the free trade agreement. Photo: Andrew Meares Beijing: Trade Minister Andrew Robb has described the trade union movement's opposition to Australia's free trade agreement with... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Weekend warrior: 10 banging ways to spend the last weekend of August in Metro ManilaAug 28. So far, this is the only Philippine play date of Ruined Heart, Khavn de
Weekend warrior: 10 banging ways to spend the last weekend of August in Metro Manila
Coconuts Manila / Posted 29 minutes ago
Aug 28. So far, this is the only Philippine play date of Ruined Heart, Khavn dela Cruz’ new movie. Christopher Doyle adds star power in its production unit has he took care of the cinematography duties of the movie. 7pm. Cine Adarna, UP Diliman,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine Preside
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 39 minutes ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) after reading their joint statements at a press conference at the Malacanang Palace in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Thailand supports Code of Conduct over South China Sea Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) and Philippine President Beni
Thailand supports Code of Conduct over South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 39 minutes ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) and Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) gesture towards one another before reviewing an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony in the... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines, Thailand strengthen 'partnership for prosperity'PH-THAI TIES. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha signs the Malacañang Guest
Philippines, Thailand strengthen 'partnership for prosperity'
Rappler / Posted 44 minutes ago
PH-THAI TIES. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha signs the Malacañang Guest Book on August 28, 2015. Flanking him are President Benigno S. Aquino III and Madame Naraporn Chan-O-Cha. Presidential sister Balsy Aquino Cruz looks on. Photo by Benhur... Read more
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Rappler
PhilRES convention to address real estate concernsMANILA, Philippines – Below is a press release from the Philippine Institute of
PhilRES convention to address real estate concerns
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
MANILA, Philippines – Below is a press release from the Philippine Institute of Real Estate Practitioners Inc (PhilRES). Over 2,000 delegates are expected to converge at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia on September 28-29, 2015 for the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH, Thailand reaffirm tiesMANILA - The Philippines and Thailand reaffirmed bilateral ties with the offici
PH, Thailand reaffirm ties
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted an hour ago
MANILA - The Philippines and Thailand reaffirmed bilateral ties with the official visit of Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. President Benigno Aquino III welcomed Chan-o-cha in Malacañang where both leaders discussed trade and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Binay joins call for tax reform Vice President Jejomar Binay has joined administration lawmakers in calling f
Binay joins call for tax reform
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
Vice President Jejomar Binay has joined administration lawmakers in calling for the adjustment of income tax brackets, if only to soften the burden of cost on middle-class earners. “Our tax system must be seen as... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
BusinessPhilippine economic growth quickened in the second quarter, the government said
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Philippine economic growth quickened in the second quarter, the government said yesterday, placing the country in a better position to weather the global fallout from China's economic woes. Officials credited the growth to "prudent fiscal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Thai PM vows commitment to code of conduct on South China Sea rowThai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and President Benigno Aquino III at a sta
Thai PM vows commitment to code of conduct on South China Sea row
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and President Benigno Aquino III at a state luncheon for the Thai leader. PHOTO BY OFFICIAL GAZETTE PH’S TWITTER ACCOUNT As the conflict over the South China Sea persists, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Joint press release: The official visit of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to the PhilippinesJoint Press Release For the official visit to the Republic of the Philippines
Joint press release: The official visit of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to the Philippines
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 hours ago
Joint Press Release For the official visit to the Republic of the Philippines by H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III, His Excellency General Prayut... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy, Thai PM discuss China dispute, boost defense cooperationMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III and visiting Thailand Prime
PNoy, Thai PM discuss China dispute, boost defense cooperation
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III and visiting Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday strengthened the bilateral ties of their countries, particularly on defense cooperation. During a joint press conference following... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugsPresident Benigno Aquino III addresses Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. SCREENGRAB FR
PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
President Benigno Aquino III addresses Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. SCREENGRAB FROM RTV MALACAñANG President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he and Thai Prime Minsiter Prayut Chan-o-cha are working toward clinching deals that would allow more... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Toast of President Aquino during the luncheon in honor of the Prime Minister of ThailandHis Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines During the
Toast of President Aquino during the luncheon in honor of the Prime Minister of Thailand
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 4 hours ago
His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines During the state luncheon in honor of Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, and his wife Naraporn Chan-o-cha [Delivered at Malacañan Palace, on August 28,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
AccorHotels unfazed by Erawan blastRelated Stories Paris-based AccorHotels SA strongly believes in the Thai touri
AccorHotels unfazed by Erawan blast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
Related Stories Paris-based AccorHotels SA strongly believes in the Thai tourism outlook for the medium and long term despite losing some business from last week's bombing at the Ratchaprasong intersection. It will open 13 new hotels and debut a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy meets with Thai prime minister in MalacañangMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III is holding a bilateral meeti
PNoy meets with Thai prime minister in Malacañang
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III is holding a bilateral meeting today with visiting Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Prayut and his wife, Naraporn Chan-o-Cha, arrived in Manila last night for a two-day official visit upon... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Statement of President Aquino during the official visit of the Prime Minister of ThailandStatement His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines
Statement of President Aquino during the official visit of the Prime Minister of Thailand
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 hours ago
Statement His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines At the press statement for the official visit of Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand [Delivered at the Palace Grounds, Malacañan Palace, on August 28,... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Singapore’s Bipolar Human Rights Lawyer Faces DisbarmentSingapore’s Law Society is to decide today, Aug. 28, whether to debar M. Ravi,
Singapore’s Bipolar Human Rights Lawyer Faces Disbarment
Asia Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Singapore’s Law Society is to decide today, Aug. 28, whether to debar M. Ravi, Singapore’s most prominent human rights lawyer, who has defended a long string of defendants facing the death penalty, critics of the government and human rights... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asean on screenBig Father, Small Father And Other Stories, a Vietnamese film. When was the la
Asean on screen
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
Big Father, Small Father And Other Stories, a Vietnamese film. When was the last time you saw a Malaysian film? An Indonesian? A Vietnamese? The odds are even lower for a Myanmar or a Bruneian. As the Asean banner is being splashed across the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Office chat app developer Eko gets $5.7m fundingEko Communications, a developer of mobile messaging apps for the workplace, has
Office chat app developer Eko gets $5.7m funding
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
Eko Communications, a developer of mobile messaging apps for the workplace, has secured US$5.7 million in Series A financing from Asian venture capital firm Gobi Partners, the second-largest such funding for a Thai venture. Proceeds will be used to... Read more
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iTWire
Top five megatrends for ANZ business over next five yearsThe results of a May 2015 Tech Research Asia survey of 468 ANZ organisations, (
Top five megatrends for ANZ business over next five years
iTWire / Posted 7 hours ago
The results of a May 2015 Tech Research Asia survey of 468 ANZ organisations, (90 in New Zealand, 378 in Australia), show that the top five megatrends are considered either “somewhat” to “very” disruptive by business and IT leaders: 1. Economic... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Baht-ringgit liberalisation takes shapeThe Bank of Thailand yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with
Baht-ringgit liberalisation takes shape
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
The Bank of Thailand yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bank Negara Malaysia on settlement cooperation and investment, a move aimed at reducing risk from foreign exchange volatility. The MoU is the first bilateral currency... Read more
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The Star
Bangkok – a lesson for us - All kinds of everythingTHE Royal Thai Police (RTP) is now facing severe embarrassment over its contrad
Bangkok – a lesson for us - All kinds of everything
The Star / Posted 9 hours ago
THE Royal Thai Police (RTP) is now facing severe embarrassment over its contradictory statements and lack of information following the recent bombing of the Erawan shrine in the heart of the capital, which killed 20 and injured more than 100. There... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Focus: Domestic consumptionBusiness leaders are looking forward to positive results from new stimulus meas
Focus: Domestic consumption
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 hours ago
Business leaders are looking forward to positive results from new stimulus measures soon to be introduced by the new economic team. Newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak on Thursday shared his ideas for reviving the economy with... Read more
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asianage
Centre to look into steel woesThe Union minister for steel and mines Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday th
Centre to look into steel woes
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
The Union minister for steel and mines Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday that the government is concerned about the problems being faced by the rubber and steel industry due to the Free Trade Agreements and dumping by various countries. “We... Read more
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The Manila Times
Basic economics of internationalization: Nurturing our academicsAugust 27, 2015 9:57 pm ACADEMIC institutions that have put up internationaliz
Basic economics of internationalization: Nurturing our academics
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
August 27, 2015 9:57 pm ACADEMIC institutions that have put up internationalization units as part of their organizational structure are increasing. Internationalization is seen as... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pinoy booters absorb first loss in AFF U19August 27, 2015 9:04 pm The Philippine under-19 national football team suffere
Pinoy booters absorb first loss in AFF U19
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
August 27, 2015 9:04 pm The Philippine under-19 national football team suffered their first loss in the hands of Thailand, 1-4, in the Asean Football Federation (AFF) U19 Championship at the Laos National... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Somkid paints rosy picture despite shrinking July exportsNewly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak urged Thai businessme
Somkid paints rosy picture despite shrinking July exports
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 hours ago
Newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak urged Thai businessmen to have confidence in the country at a seminar at Bangkok's Dusit Thani Hotel on Thursday morning. (Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich) Related Stories Thai exports... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Masagos reiterates call for firm stand against liberalised drug useSINGAPORE: The National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) brought together gov
Masagos reiterates call for firm stand against liberalised drug use
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) brought together government agencies, non-government organisations (NGOs) and civil society groups across Asia to discuss the world drug problem at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Forum Against... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia, Indonesia seek new ways to boost palm oil industryKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Indonesia have discussed and agreed to explore new m
Malaysia, Indonesia seek new ways to boost palm oil industry
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Indonesia have discussed and agreed to explore new measures to further improve cooperation in the oil palm industry in light of the current global economic environment. In a joint statement issued after a bilateral meeting... Read more
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Singapore Government Press Centre
CFOS TAPPED TO MENTOR SMES IN NEW FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMESingapore, 27 August 2015 (Thursday) – A new programme that aims to upskill the
CFOS TAPPED TO MENTOR SMES IN NEW FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
Singapore Government Press Centre / Posted 23 hours ago
Singapore, 27 August 2015 (Thursday) – A new programme that aims to upskill the finance function of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was launched at the CFO Connect Symposium 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel today. Jointly developed by the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Clouds gathering on Malaysia’s positive outlook, says ratings agency Moody’s Published: 27 August 2015 4:44 PM The weak ringgit is a result of deteriorat
Clouds gathering on Malaysia’s positive outlook, says ratings agency Moody’s
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 23 hours ago
Published: 27 August 2015 4:44 PM The weak ringgit is a result of deteriorating growth outlook among emerging economies. – AFP pic, August 27, 2015.Clouds are gathering on... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
PH economic growth quickens to 5.6% in 2nd quarterOfficials credited the growth to "prudent fiscal management" and policies pursu
PH economic growth quickens to 5.6% in 2nd quarter
Coconuts Manila / Posted 23 hours ago
Officials credited the growth to "prudent fiscal management" and policies pursued by President Benigno Aquino III, which has helped transform the country into one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Boosted by higher government spending,... Read more
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Asian journal
Actor Jericho Rosales heads list of September birthday celebrantsJericho Vibar Rosales, known in the Philippine entertainment industry as Echo,
Actor Jericho Rosales heads list of September birthday celebrants
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
Jericho Vibar Rosales, known in the Philippine entertainment industry as Echo, heads the list of prominent personalities celebrating their birthdays this September. Echo will be 36 on Tuesday, September 22, with his wife, model Kim Jones. Other... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Malaysia, Thailand to use their currencies in trade, investment Published: 27 August 2015 4:09 PM Bank negara Malaysia has signed a memorand
Malaysia, Thailand to use their currencies in trade, investment
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 27 August 2015 4:09 PM Bank negara Malaysia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bank of Thailand to promote the greater use of their currencies to settle trade, in... Read more
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Rappler
3rd Philippine Climate Change Commissioner appointedNEW COMMISSIONER. Emmanuel M. de Guzman, the country's new Climate Change Commi
3rd Philippine Climate Change Commissioner appointed
Rappler / Posted yesterday
NEW COMMISSIONER. Emmanuel M. de Guzman, the country's new Climate Change Commissioner, has 20 years of experience in disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation. Photo from LinkedIn MANILA, Philippines – A disaster risk reduction expert is now... Read more
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The Star
Central banks of Malaysia, Thailand set up local currencies frameworkKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank of Thailand (BOT) plan to set
Central banks of Malaysia, Thailand set up local currencies framework
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank of Thailand (BOT) plan to set up a framework to promote the settlement of bilateral trade and direct investment in their local currencies. The two central banks had on Thursday signed an MoU which... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tourism boards propose single visa for ASEAN countriesAs much as 80% of Indian tourists to Asean countries were limited to Malaysia,
Tourism boards propose single visa for ASEAN countries
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
As much as 80% of Indian tourists to Asean countries were limited to Malaysia, Singapore and ThailandAs much as 80% of Indian tourists to Asean countries were limited to Malaysia, Singapore and... Read more
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Singapore Government Press Centre
SPEECH BY MR TEO SER LUCK, MINISTER OF STATE FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY, AT THE CFO CONNECT SYMPOSIUM 2015, 27 AUGUST 2015, 9:00 AM AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, SINGAPOREChairman of Singapore CFO Institute Chairman of Singapore Accountancy Commissi
SPEECH BY MR TEO SER LUCK, MINISTER OF STATE FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY, AT THE CFO CONNECT SYMPOSIUM 2015, 27 AUGUST 2015, 9:00 AM AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, SINGAPORE
Singapore Government Press Centre / Posted yesterday
Chairman of Singapore CFO Institute Chairman of Singapore Accountancy Commission Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, 1. Good morning. It is my great pleasure to join you at today’s CFO Connect Symposium. 2. This symposium is taking place... Read more
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Digi Times
Inventec plans to set up factory in Indonesia or Philippines Aaron Lee, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 August 2015] Notebook
Inventec plans to set up factory in Indonesia or Philippines
Digi Times / Posted yesterday
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 August 2015] Notebook ODM Inventec, in line with clients' move to tap the ASEAN market, plans to set up a factory in Indonesia or the... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT SME Nation's new batch of Filipino entrepreneursMANILA, Philippines - It takes resilience, a lot of hard work and a mindset for
PLDT SME Nation's new batch of Filipino entrepreneurs
Rappler / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - It takes resilience, a lot of hard work and a mindset for innovation to turn a small to medium enterprise into a global one. These are the key attributes that helped Carlos Chan turn a once cornstarch-repacking business... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Trade student swaps to plug skills gapThe Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) plans to form
Trade student swaps to plug skills gap
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) plans to form a consortium to create an exchange programme for vocational education students in the region by this October. The programme aims to share vocational knowledge and boost... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Philippines, Spain eye trade boost tradeMANILA - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for stronger bil
Philippines, Spain eye trade boost trade
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
MANILA - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for stronger bilateral relations of the country with Spain in hopes of helping bring the local economy to even greater heights. Spain currently ranks as the Philippines’ 26th major... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt wins plaudits for ivory bonfireSmashing and burning 2.2 tonnes of confiscated ivory has won praise for Thailan
Govt wins plaudits for ivory bonfire
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Smashing and burning 2.2 tonnes of confiscated ivory has won praise for Thailand from the US government to a pro-wildlife NGO, and many others in between. (Post Today photo) Related Stories The United States and an international wildlife protection... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China reaffirms business tiesA train approaches Makkasan station in Bangkok before heading upcountry. China
China reaffirms business ties
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
A train approaches Makkasan station in Bangkok before heading upcountry. China will push for a regional infrastructure network including a double-track railway to link it with Asean under its One Belt, One Road development initiative. (Photo by... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Workshop on humane dog pound management heldAMIDST issues on proper dog impounding in Iloilo City, the Department of Agricu
Workshop on humane dog pound management held
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
AMIDST issues on proper dog impounding in Iloilo City, the Department of Agriculture (DA-6) Regulatory Division spearheaded a three-day humane dog pound management in Western Visayas starting August 25, 2015 at Hotel del Rio. Dr. Jonic F. Natividad,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Non-gov’t bodies urged to organise public sports eventsKUCHING: Sarawak Bodybuilding Association (SBBA) are hoping for more organisati
Non-gov’t bodies urged to organise public sports events
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUCHING: Sarawak Bodybuilding Association (SBBA) are hoping for more organisations, including those in the corporate and non-governmental sector, to hold sports competitions open to the public. Such events, SBBA honorary secretary Andy Ismail... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US companies' interest in expanding into Singapore easesSINGAPORE: US business interest in expanding into Singapore has eased in 2015,
US companies' interest in expanding into Singapore eases
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: US business interest in expanding into Singapore has eased in 2015, according to the latest annual ASEAN Business Outlook Survey. The report was released on Wednesday (Aug 26) by the US Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
More Spanish firms eye PH to avail of EU-GSP Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis A. Calvo said that the Philippines
More Spanish firms eye PH to avail of EU-GSP
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis A. Calvo said that the Philippines, as the only country in ASEAN to be granted inclusion in the European Union’s General Scheme of Preference Plus (EU-GSP+), is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US firms weigh sustainability of PNoy’s reforms A small majority or just 52 percent of American firms surveyed believe that P
US firms weigh sustainability of PNoy’s reforms
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
A small majority or just 52 percent of American firms surveyed believe that President Aquino’s economic reform achievements will be sustained beyond his presidency, according to the annual ASEAN... Read more
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