Philippines sets $300 million tag for casinos outside Manila

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The Philippines is open to issuing gambling licenses outside the capital of Manila and plans to require the minimum investment for new casinos at about $300 million to ensure world-class properties are in provincial cities and towns, its gaming regulator said.

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Frenchman, family found dead on Philippine tourist island: Police

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Frenchman, family found dead on Philippine tourist island: Police

The French embassy in Manila told AFP it was in contact with the local authorities over the death of Jean Marc Messina, 54, his wife and their son.

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Frenchman, family found dead on Philippine tourist island: Police

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Frenchman, family found dead on Philippine tourist island: Police

The French embassy in Manila told AFP it was in contact with the local authorities over the death of Jean Marc Messina, 54, his wife and their son.

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Philippine economy doesn't need stimulus, central bank governor says

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The Philippine central bank governor said there’s no need for now to shore up his economy with lower interest rates, putting the onus on fiscal policy to help sustain a historic pick-up in the Southeast Asian nation in recent years.

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Philippine banks need foreign capital to thrive, regulator says

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Wealthy families running some of the largest Philippine banks need to attract foreign capital and know-how if they are to withstand growing competition from overseas lenders, the country’s bank regulator said.

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Big dreams but little action for Manila's traffic nightmare

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Big dreams but little action for Manila's traffic nightmare

Web designer Maria Zurbano kisses her three-year-old daughter goodbye and sets out in the pre-dawn darkness for a torturous commute through the Philippine capital.

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Philippines protests China's test flights in East Sea

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(VOV) -The Philippines has filed a protest against China's test flights to an airfield China illegally built on the Fiery Cross Reef of the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Sea.

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Philippines files protest against China's test flights in East Vietnam Sea

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Philippines files protest against China's test flights in East Vietnam Sea

MANILA, Jan 13 - The Philippines has filed a protest against China's test flights on an artificial island in the East Vietnam Sea, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, describing the actions as "provocative" and a violation of an existing informal code.

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Philippine court allows military deal with US

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Philippine court allows military deal with US

The Philippines’ Supreme Court on January 12 declared a security deal with the United States constitutional, allowing an increased US military presence in the country.

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Philippine court allows military deal with U.S. amid East Vietnam Sea tension

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Philippine court allows military deal with U.S. amid East Vietnam Sea tension

MANILA, Jan 12- The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday declared a security deal with the United States constitutional, as anti-American protesters rallied outside, allowing an increased U.S. military presence in the former U.S. colony as tension rises in the East Vietnam Sea.

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UK says South China Sea air freedoms 'non-negotiable'

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UK says South China Sea air freedoms 'non-negotiable'

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Thursday on a visit to the Philippines that any attempt to restrict air and sea travel in the disputed South China Sea would be viewed as a "red line".

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Philippines plans to import more rice from Vietnam, Thailand

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Philippines plans to import more rice from Vietnam, Thailand

The Philippine National Food Authority (NFA) is planning to import more rice from Vietnam and Thailand in an effort to have a sufficiency of rice throughout the country this year.

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Philippine New Year mayhem kills two, injures hundreds

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Philippine New Year mayhem kills two, injures hundreds

Eighty per cent of the country's 100 million people are Catholic but Filipino superstition dictates making ear-shattering noises during New Year's Eve to ward off bad luck.

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Rough waters ahead the East Vietnam Sea in 2016

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Rough waters ahead the East Vietnam Sea in 2016

Editor's note: Zachary Abuza is a professor at the National War College of the United States, which is is a school in the National Defense University. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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Santa absent this year in typhoon-hit Philippines

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Santa absent this year in typhoon-hit Philippines

Wading through knee-deep floods, 12-year-old Joana Yambao pushes her infant sister in a black wash basin along the surface of the filthy water in a typhoon-hit Philippine village where residents have little to celebrate this Christmas.

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