July 26, 2018
A Manila Shimbun team joined a group of fishermen from Infanta, Pangasinan who journeyed to Scarborough (Panatag) shoal in April, 2017. The team stayed with them for five days before returning via Subic, Zambales. This feature focuses on interviews with
July 5, 2018
The taiko (Japanese drums) group Utsuwa returned to Manila once more in a drum-beating performance at a special event at the new TIU Theater at the second floor of the Makati Cinema Square. Here are the highlights of the show.
June 16, 2018
A successful applicant and a Magsaysay Global executive answers some of frequently asked questions about what it takes to apply and be hired as a professional housekeeper in Japan.
June 11, 2018
The World Bank releases its latest report on the poverty situation in the Philippines: Making Growth Work for the Poor. While it noted that more families have been lifted out of poverty, as of 2015, one fifth of the population
June 4, 2018
A third batch of 25 Filipino housekeepers left for Tokyo last Saturday while a bigger group of 370 signed employment contracts for deployment to three prefectures in Japan. The housekeepers were recruited by Global Magsaysay, which has contracts with three
May 25, 2018
Almost two years since he assumed the presidency, President Rodrigo Duterte’s war against the illegal drug trade continues without letup. Part 1 of the Manila Shimbun’s series on his relentless and bloody campaign explains addiction and drugs from the point
May 24, 2018
The Ati minority in Boracay and Panay islands may very well be unintended beneficiaries of the shutdown of Boracay with President Duterte’s pronouncements he would declare the resort island into a land reform area. A draft Executive Order has been
May 24, 2018
The global real estate consulting firm, Colliers International, douses fears of a bubble burst in Metro Manila’s booming residential market. Colliers forecasts another “strong year for the residential market” in 2018.
- Inflation surges higher to 6.7 percent in September: PSA
- Japan troops, armor back Ph, US forces in Luzon exercise
- Inflation projected at 6.4 % in September: DOF
- Japan troops join 10-day exercises with Ph, US Marine forces
- MARTIAL LAW: PROS AND ANTIS
- WATCH: TYPHOON OMPONG REVISITED
- PAGASA raises Signal No. 4 in Cagayan, Northern Isabela as Ompong nears Northern Luzon