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Xi vows to provide 1 billion yuan grant to PH amid Chinese presence in Pag-asa Island

Chinese President Xi Jinping has committed to extend one billion yuan (approximately US$148 million) grant aid to the Philippines, Malacañang said on Thursday. Xi made a fresh commitment during his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte at the sidelines of

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JAPAN NEWS

New swine fever case found in Central Japan

Nagoya–The Aichi prefectural government said Sunday that a new swine fever case has been found in the central Japan prefecture, at a pig farm in the city of Tahara. The local authorities culled a total of some 1,800 pigs–1,000 at

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FEATURES

3 years on, prayers offered for Kumamoto quake victims

Mashiki, Kumamoto Pref.–Officials of the municipal government of Mashiki offered silent prayers on Tuesday for the victims of the powerful earthquakes that hit the town and other areas in Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, three years ago. “We’ll place top priority

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BUSINESS

Stocks, peso finish higher

Philippine stocks and the peso closed higher on Thursday. The peso gained nine centavos to end at P52.14 against the US dollar. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached $961 million from Wednesday’s

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