Articles in the category Business (89)

We would have wished that the Chinese presence were a benign one, for Filipinos have learned to assimilate the Chinese into our lives and culture. We have not seen in the Philippines the rioting, murder, and rape against the Chinese as have occurred at certain flashpoints in Indonesia or Vietnam. Yet, that openness of the Filipino in the face of impending danger is the bane of our future.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Opinion, Politics
Tags: China, Chinese, Manila
With most parts of the country now under the less stricter modified general community quarantine, some places in northern Luzon will be opening their doors again to local travelers. Tourism Undersecretary Benito Bengzon said the department has launched the Ridge to Reef Corridor Plan last week. The initiative involves a travel bubble which covers Baguio City, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.
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Published on 07/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Health, Travel
Tags: COVID-19, Tourism
Through no fault of its own, the Sangley Point International Airport Project has found itself in the middle of the competition between the United States and China for dominance in the Asia-Pacific region. China’s claim of ownership over several islands in the South China Sea and their conversion to military installations are being challenged by the United States through naval patrols in the area.
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Published on 08/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Legal, Politics
Tags: China, Chinese, companies, government, States
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is mulling deep job cuts across the board in a bid to survive the COVID-19 pandemic while it waits for government support that has been slow to arrive. PAL is looking at more drastic measures to reduce costs as demand remains weak and travel restrictions in the country and overseas continue six months since the Philippine government imposed strict lockdown measures.
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Published on 08/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Travel
Tags: airline, COVID-19, government
The call for the speedy reopening of the economy is gaining ground as the Philippines sinks into the worst recession in three decades. As early as July, in fact, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry had urged government to allow businesses to operate at maximum capacity, arguing that to do otherwise would lead to more closures and job losses. The hope is that an economic bounce will come with the lifting of the lockdown.
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Published on 06/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Health, Politics
Tags: COVID-19, economy
International flights will resume at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on July 8, Wednesday. The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) made the announcement over the weekend.
"After temporarily closing its doors in March 28 this year, NAIA Terminal 3 will finally open its gates to resume international flight operations beginning 12:01AM of July 8, 2020," it said.
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Published on 05/07/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Travel
Tags: international, NAIA