Posts Tagged: Reuters

Assad’s fate unclear in world powers’ Syria plan

(Reuters) – World powers struck an agreement that a transitional government should be set up in Syria to end the conflict there but they remained at odds over what...

Philippines rewards the poor as Asia’s income gap widens

(Reuters) – Fe Capco and her five children live in a shack with no running water along a dirt track in eastern Manila. She earns about $100 a month...

Oil falls as U.S., UK plan oil reserve release

(Reuters) – Oil prices fell as much as $3 a barrel on Thursday after Reuters quoted two UK sources as saying Britain had agreed to cooperate with the United...

Philippine banko sentral February inflation estimate

MANILA, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Inflation in the Philippine could ease to below 3 percent for the first time in more than 2 years in February, the central bank...

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Philippines: USGS

MANILA, Feb 6 (Reuters) – One child died and a local tsunami alert was issued after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake followed by two aftershocks struck off the Philippines island...

Philippines considering use of surveillance aircraft

MANILA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The Philippines is considering a U.S. proposal to deploy surveillance aircraft on a temporary, rotating basis to enhance its ability to guard disputed areas...

South East Asian Stocks fell due to euro zone’s debt crisis

BANGKOK, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday, led by commodities-related and banking shares, after euro zone sovereign rating cuts by Standard & Poor’s rekindled...

Philippines launches 25-year global bond offer

MANILA, Jan 4 (Reuters) – The Philippines launched a 25-year, dollar-denominated global bond issue of at least $700 million, a source said on Wednesday, as Manila hopes to take...

Philippines Stock Index closed on positive year end

MANILA, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Philippine financial markets will be closed on Friday, Dec. 30, which has been declared a holiday to observe the martyrdom of national hero, Jose...

Philippines worst natural disaster in two decades

MANILA, Dec 26 (Reuters) – The death toll in the Philippines from one of the country’s worst natural disaster in two decades has risen to 1,249 with about 1,100...

Philippine government to review tax on imported alcohol products

MANILA, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The Philippines will review taxes on foreign alcohol products following a World Trade Organisation decision that the current system was discriminatory and the trade...

Philippine banko central approved sale of global bonds

MANILA, Dec 15 (Reuters) – The Philippine central bank has approved in principle the government’s planned sale of as much as $1.5 billion in global bonds, Deputy Governor Diwa...

Philippines November Annual Inflation Rate

MANILA, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ annual inflation rate slowed more than expected in November, and the central bank said on Tuesday it was willing to ease monetary...

Philippine Government needs to step up spending

MANILA, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Joint action by major central banks to avoid a global liquidity crunch should ease the burden on Philippines’ monetary policy, but the government still...

Philippine Central Bank likely to raise 2011 foreign reserve forecast

MANILA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Philippines expects to end the year with foreign reserves of a record $76 billion, which would support a higher than previously estimated balance...

Philippines PLDT selling notes to raise funds

MANILA, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) <TEL.PS> said on Wednesday it was planning to sell notes to raise up to 5 billion pesos ($116...

Enemy number one in the world

(Reuters) – He keeps them in warm, comfortable bug dorms, feeds them on meals of human blood with the occasional sugar water snack and lives in awe of their...

Financial Stocks Rises After Greece Vote

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after the Greek parliament passed an austerity plan and a mildly encouraging report on pending home sales according to Reuters. Equities have rallied for...

South China Sea disputes could lead to Asian war

According to Reuters, risks are growing that incidents at sea involving China could lead to war in Asia, potentially drawing in the United States and other powers, an Australian...

Euro stalled as investors waiting for Greece verdict

According to Reuters, euro clung to small gains on Tuesday as market players bet the euro zone will cobble together a plan to prevent Greece from defaulting on its...