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  1. Foreign investment seen as vital to halt Philippine brain drain

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... But political uncertainty was preventing an inflow of foreign capital and the resultant benefits to the economy. Philippine monetary authorities fear that foreign direct investment this year ... for the Philippines being shunned by investors. But Mr Icamina said the reason was also a matter of foreign perceptions of the Philippines. 'There are a lot of problems and they are so complex ...

  2. Role in UN Security Council questioned

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... stated support of US foreign policy, observers said yesterday. House foreign relations committee chairman Apolinario Lozada said he had no doubt that the Philippines would back Washington's policy on terror 'because that is how [Arroyo] looks at the whole thing and that is where our foreign policy seems to be anchored'. Mr Lozada noted that the Philippines, which ...

  3. Philippine presidential race hots up

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... that ABS-CBN had helped his campaign significantly through extensive coverage. Sheila Coronel, executive director of the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism, directly attributed Mr De ...

  4. Ghozi's death 'won't curb the extremists'

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... by Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer as 'a step forward in terms of getting terrorist organisations in Southeast Asia under control'. Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ... from extremists in Southeast Asia, experts warned yesterday. Governments have applauded the shooting by Philippine police on Sunday of Ghozi, the leading operative of the region's main ...

  5. Officials face graft charges in Philippines

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... billion pesos last year. The World Bank has estimated that corrupt tax and customs officials skim off half of every peso that can be collected in the Philippines. Also charged were two BIR ...

  6. Retirement drive

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... Some 3,000 mainlanders are already among the 9,100 foreigners who have retired to the Philippines since the early 1990s, despite little or no promotion of the programme to date. The roadshow, ... A team from the Philippines Leisure and Retirement Authority was in town last week on the last leg of a four-city tour to get well-heeled mainlanders to retire to the Philippines. Mainland ...

  7. Remittance operators count on expansion

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... with a cottage industry of low-cost operators that has sprung up in recent years and as local employers are hiring more Indonesian domestic helpers. Philippine National Bank (PNB), which claims to have ... US$278.9 million to the Philippines, up 47.4 per cent from US$189.2 million in 1997, according to statistics from Bangko Sentral ng Philipinas, the country's central bank. Eyeing the easy ...

  8. Philippine officials charged with graft

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Five Philippine government officials have been charged with corruption for owning unexplained assets. The charges come in the wake of graft accusations made by a senator against ... became a senator in 1919. Monsignor Hernando Coronel, secretary-general and spokesman of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, urged Mr Arroyo to undergo a lifestyle check. Mr ...

  9. Return to the political fray for Philippines' rising star

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... as the man to beat after he cracked the whip at the education ministry, the largest and most graft-ridden agency in the Philippines. In 18 months, he demonstrated zero tolerance for corruption ...

  10. Wasted sacrifice

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Twenty years ago today, one gunshot set off a political tidal wave, the effects of which still ripple through the Philippines. On the hot afternoon of August 21, 1983, returning political exile Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino was led off a plane at Manila's international airport by security officers from the regime of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. As the group descended ...




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