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Jan 29

2015 Sama-Sama Games – Dates Announced

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On 14th – 17th May 2015, the 4th Annual Sama-Sama games come to Boracay, uniting youths from polarized backgrounds to stand as equals through football, in the process supporting Football projects for Haian-Survivor children in Tacloban.                   Organised by the English NGO FundLife International and supported by …

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Jul 22

Philippines Economic Performance 1Q 2014

ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND INDICATORS  Gross Domestic Product The Philippine economy grew by 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014. The relatively slow growth was expected, given the magnitude of the destruction caused by natural calamities late last year. Prudential lending measures imposed beginning in the previous quarter to prevent the formation of real estate …

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Sep 27

Launch of Direct Flights between London & Manila

Philippine Airlines has announced the launch of direct flights between London & Manila beginning on November 4th 2013. The announcement was made during a recent visit to the Philippines by Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, at a reception in Manila.  Ramon Ang, President of the San Miguel Corporation conglomerate and of Philippine Airlines …

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Jul 19

Philippine British Business Council welcomes new UKTI Director To Manila

The Philippine British Business Council held a special general membership meeting to bid farewell to outgoing UK Trade & Investment director Derek Page, as well as to welcome incoming UKTI director Iain Mansfield. Ambassador Jesus Tambunting, Philippine British Business Council Co-Chairman, expressed his gratitude for the role UKTI and Mr. Page have played to further …

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