Daily Archives: August 11, 2014

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Iran's president lashes out at nuke deal critics

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, right, speaks during an annual meeting of Iranian ambassadors as Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif listens,…

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Dream duel vs US ends in nightmare for Batang Gilas

Batang Gilas’ top gun Jolo Go eludes the defense of Tyus Battle in one of the few shining moments for the Filipinos. FIBA.com MANILA, Philippines – Batang Gilas tried to wage a courageous fight but…

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Ethical questions emerge over who gets Ebola drug

In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, health workers wearing protective clothing and equipment, sit at a desk at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province in Kenema, 300 kilometers, (186 miles)…

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Balkman, Gilas cross path in Spain

Gilas Pilipinas center June Mar Fajardo chats with former PBA teammate Renaldo Balkman outside their hotel in Vitoria, Spain. Balkman and the Puerto Rico national team arrive in Spain on Monday (Tuesday Manila time) and…

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FDI inflows hit $473 M in May

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in the Philippines reached $473 million in May, the local central bank said today. The FDI level in May was a turnaround from the $62 million…

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Car sales up 32 pct in July

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Cars sold in the Philippines rose by 32.1 percent on year to 20,730 units in July, according to a report released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc….

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Banks' capital adequacy ratio dips

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The buffer of banks against losses declined at the end of March following the implementation of stricter regulations over debt securities qualified as capital that took effect at the start of…

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Bourse recovers on Wall Street's rally

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The Philippine stock market opened the week on a positive note after Wall Street rallied today. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index gained 1.11 percent, or 76.32 points, to 6,956.66, while…

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PHL woodpushers end skid, draw with Bangladeshis

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine men’s team ended its two-match slide by battling an all-Grandmaster Bangladesh side to a 2-2 draw even as the women’s squad saw its two-match win streak come to a screeching…

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