Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations World

Garbage issue worsens Philippines-Canada relations

Relations between the Philippines and Canada are getting tenser after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on May 22 ordered authorized agencies to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if the country refuses to accept the trash.
Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent World

Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent

The Philippines’ GDP growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2018 was edged up 6.3 percent from the same period last year, higher than the previous prediction of 6.1 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on April 4.
Philippines reviews government contracts World

Philippines reviews government contracts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a review of all contracts the government had signed with companies and other countries to ensure they do not put the Philippines at a disadvantage.