Monthly Archives: May 2013

Robust GDP growth draws mixed reactions

MANILA — While the peso remains weak and the stock market continues to be in the red, Malacañang said robust performance of the domestic economy in the first quarter of the year

‘Election spending spurred GDP growth’

MANILA  - A former national treasurer and an independent think tank believe that the stunning growth of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of the year is related

Chinese wonder why their tourists behave so badly

BEIJING – From faking marriage certificates to get honeymoon discounts in the Maldives to letting children defecate on the floor of a Taiwan airport, Chinese tourists have recently found themselves at the

9 dead after bus careens into Oregon ravine

LOS ANGELES – A Canada-bound bus crashed through a guard rail on an icy road in Oregon on Sunday and careened into a ravine, killing at least nine people and injuring at

PH seeks probe on US cops’ killing of Pinay

WASHINGTON — The Philippine Embassy in the United States is now asking for a through investigation on the fatal shooting of a Filipino-American who allegedly caused a disturbance in a warehouse store in Virginia. The

2 Filipina US Navy grads get diplomas from Obama

MARYLAND – Two Filipinas, born on either side of the Pacific, were among this year’s graduates of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, getting the rare honor of receiving their diplomas from