South Korea assures continued assistance to Philippine military
Business Mirror - SOUTH Korea on Monday assured its continued assistance to the Philippine military in its efforts to modernize by providing it with assets and equipment, even as it supports the peaceful resolution of the territorial problems involving small land bodies in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
Wind Power Project in northern Philippines successfully commissioned
On 05 November 2014, EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation (EBWPC), an affiliate of Energy Development Corporation (EDC), informed the Department of Energy (DOE) that its 150 megawatts (MW) Burgos Wind Project had achieved successful commissioning. EDC has invested US$450 Million in the Project.
Voice of America: Philippines Woos Arms Manufacturers
Each day 200,000 bullets are produced at the Government Arsenal. But it is not enough to supply the Philippine Armed Forces with the ammunition it requires. The facility?s director, Jonathan Martir, explained a plan to open a defense economic zone, a tax-free place for foreign arms manufacturers to make more and better weapons for the Philippines.
CBS News: China trade shrinks in latest sign of economic weakness
KELVIN CHANAP(AP) ? Chinese exports and imports contracted in August in the latest sign of weakness for the world's second-biggest economy. Customs data posted online Tuesday showed that shipments of goods last month shrank 5.5 percent in dollar terms compared with a year earlier while imports tumbled by 13.8 percent.
Rappler: The 'golden' age of the Philippines, rediscovered
Over 120 priceless pre-colonial gold heirloom items from 10th to the 13th century from the indigenous gold collection of both the Ayala Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will exhibit from September 11, 2015 to January 3, 2016 at the Asia Society Museum located at Park Ave. and 70th St. in New York City in an event entitled ?Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms.?