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GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Trade Organization on Tuesday revised down its 2016 global trade forecast by more than a percentage point, warning growth had hit its slowest pace since the global financial crisis. WTO now estimates that global trade will expand by just 1.7 percent in 2016, compared to its…

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The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied that the Philippines will be “veering away” from its treaty commitments to the United States after President Rodrigo Duterte said he was about to cross the Rubicon as regards relations with Washington. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. told reporters the President might…

US 2016 ELECTIONS

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HONG KONG: Financial markets Tuesday cheered Hillary Clinton’s performance in the first US presidential debate, with stocks and high-risk currencies staging a “relief rally” as investors saw her as victor over Republican rival Donald Trump. Key Asian bourses got a bounce as a confident Clinton bested her rival in the…

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HEMPSTEAD, United States: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults and sparred over temperament, stamina and judgment Monday, in a fiery US presidential debate that often saw the Republican on the back foot. With six weeks until election day and polls showing a virtual dead heat, Clinton repeatedly questioned her…

Peace talks to push through – CPP leaders

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LEADERS of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) assured President Rodrigo Duterte that peace negotiations with his administration will not be cancelled, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Duterte met with CPP Chairman Benito Tiamzon, his wife, Wilma and members of the National Democratic Front (NDF) peace panel in Malacañang Monday…

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The Chamber of Real Estate and Builders’ Association, Inc. (CREBA) urged the government to create a “full-fledged” housing department to clear the estimated 5.7 million housing backlog. In a statement, CREBA said a Department of Housing and Urban Development (DHUD) will be a key factor in addressing the problem. Vice…

‘Bilibid syndicate behind Pampanga shabu lab’

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ARAYAT, PAMPANGA: President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday revealed that the Bilibid drug syndicate was behind the operations of a big shabu laboratory in Barangay Lacquios at the foot of Mt. Arayat. “The operators of this structure are drug lords there inside [NBP]. Somehow, if not for the cell phones there…

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AFTER focusing on drug users and pushers, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will train its guns on High Value Targets (HVT) or drug lords as it shifts to the next phase of its intensified campaign against illegal drugs. PNP chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said since the police was given…

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A lone bettor from Cebu bagged the P26.8 million Mega Lotto 6/45 jackpot of the Monday draw of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan said the ticket with the combination 03-31-11-21-42-41 was bought from a lotto outlet in Bato Samboan Cebu though standard bet. The…

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