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Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong for Manila hostage crisis

President Duterte yesterday apologized to the Chinese for the Manila hostage crisis almost eight years after the incident that left eight mostly Hong Kong tourists dead......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 12th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong for 2010 hostage crisis

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte apologized for the 2010 hostage-taking that killed 8 Hong Kong tourists, during an event in Hong Kong on Thursday, April 12. "May I address myself to the Chinese people who are here. From the bottom of my heart, as the President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong for Manila hostage crisis

President Duterte yesterday apologized to the Chinese for the Manila hostage crisis almost eight years after the incident that left eight mostly Hong Kong tourists dead......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong for 2010 Manila hostage crisis

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday, April 12, “formally” apologized to the government of Hong Kong for the Aug. 23, 2010 hostage crisis in Manila that led to eight Hong Kong tourists killed, early on the watch of then president Benigno S.C. Aquino III. “The Chinese government and the people of […] The post Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong for 2010 Manila hostage crisis appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte on Sereno, Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong, Comey’s book | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he only wants Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno out of the Supreme Court but not in jail.  President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for the 2010 hostage-taking that killed 8 Hong Kong tourists, during an event in Hong Kong Thursday.  Former FBI director James Comey , in his new book, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Gaming | Duterte cancels second casino project this year

hilippines President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to cancel Landing International Development's USD1.5-billion proposed casino resort in Manila, just one week after the Hong Kong-listed company.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Gaming | Duterte cancels second casino project this year

hilippines President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to cancel Landing International Development’s USD1.5-billion proposed casino resort in Manila, just one week after the Hong Kong-listed company Source link link: Gaming | Duterte cancels second casino project this year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Philippines to cancel Landing’s $1.5 bln casino project – Duterte’s spokesman

MANILA- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development Ltd’s $1.5 billion integrated casino project in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong Kong-listed firm broke ground on Tuesday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the lease contract that Landing signed with a state-owned foundation in March has significantly put the government at a disadvantage […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Landing s $11.7b casino in Manila to be scrapped

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development's HK$11.7 billion integrated casino in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong Kong-based fir.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

NayonLanding project to proceed despite sackings

The Hong Kong firm behind a questioned integrated resort development said the project would push through despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s sacking of the entire board of its Philippine partner. Yesterday’s launch of the $1.5-billion NayonLanding project, to be built at the Entertainment City in Parañaque, was marred by Malacañang’s announcement that Duterte had fired the [...] The post NayonLanding project to proceed despite sackings appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Duterte fires top Nayong Pilipino officials

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y5Yby0Y2j8 The groundbreaking ceremony for a $1.5-billion integrated resort called NayonLanding at the reclaimed area of Manila Bay in Paraaque City was all for naught. President Rodrigo Duterte fired on Tuesday the entire management and board of directors of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) as the agency and a Chinese casino operator launched the project. The NPF officials were sacked for allegedly approving a long-term lease contract with Hong Kong-based Landing International Development Ltd. that the President found "grossly disadvantageous to the government," said presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. (See related story in Biz Buzz on Pa...Keep on reading: Duterte fires top Nayong Pilipino officials.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Euro losses build in Asia as Italy plunges into political crisis

HONG KONG: The euro extended losses in Asian trade on Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone. Italy, one of the European Union’s biggest economies, has been plunged into crisis after President Sergio Mattarella at the weekend vetoed the new government’s nomination of a fierce eurosceptic as economy minister. The [...] The post Euro losses build in Asia as Italy plunges into political crisis appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Euro losses build in Asia as Italy plunges into political crisis

HONG KONG: The euro extended losses in Asian trade Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone. Italy, one of the European Union’s biggest economies, has been plunged into crisis after President Sergio Mattarella at the weekend vetoed the new government’s nomination of a fierce eurosceptic as economy minister. The move [...] The post Euro losses build in Asia as Italy plunges into political crisis appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Pres. Duterte, nag-sorry kaugnay ng Manila hostage crisis noong 2010 – Manila Video

Pres. Duterte, nag-sorry kaugnay ng Manila hostage crisis noong 2010 – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes for 2010 hostage crisis

Duterte apologizes for 2010 hostage crisis.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte bags $9B in investments from China trip

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte announced on that he has brought home approximately $9 to $10 billion in investments from China. In a speech upon his arrival in Davao City from his four-day trip to China and Hong Kong, Duterte said that the money produced was expected to generate at least 10,000 jobs for Filipinos. China and [...] The post Duterte bags $9B in investments from China trip appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Rating drop doesn’t worry Duterte unless it’s due to corruption

    DAVAO CITY - President Duterte said Friday he did not care if his satisfaction rating would go down as long as it was not due to corruption. Duterte was reacting to survey results, which showed him suffering an 11 percent drop in satisfaction in Balance Luzon and Metro Manila. But overall, the President's nationwide rating remained high at +56. Speaking to reporters here on his arrival from China and Hong Kong, Duterte said he made promises during the campaign and he was going to fulfill it, even if his rating fell to "negative 10." These included massive campaigns against illegal drugs, criminality and corruption.  ...Keep on reading: Rating drop doesn’t worry Duterte unless it’s due to corruption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte to travel to Kuwait to witness signing of agreement for OFW protection

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said that he would go to Kuwait “anytime” to oversee the signing of an agreement between the Philippines and the Gulf state on overseas Filipino workers (OFW). Speaking before thousands of Filipinos in Hong Kong, Duterte said that the Kuwaiti government was gracious enough to accept his numerous demands for [...] The post Duterte to travel to Kuwait to witness signing of agreement for OFW protection appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte off to China, Hong Kong this month

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is again headed to China, this time to attend the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) on April 10. Duterte, who will be on his third visit to China as president, is set to give a speech at the BFA plenary session, along with Chinese ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Government to shoulder airfare of stranded OFWs in Hong Kong

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposal of the DFA and DOLE to assist the approximately 1,000 Filipino workers defrauded by.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Asean marks 50 years, inks trade deals with Hong Kong

Leaders of Asean's 10 nations and their key partners celebrated the grouping's golden jubilee at a gala dinner last night ahead of two full days of meetings. Regional and global leaders, including Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, the host, United States President Donald Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, were clad in cream embroidered shirts known as barong for the occasion. With glasses raised, they toasted "Mabuhay" on the eve of the 31st Asean Summit in Manila, before tucking into a four-course meal that included snapper in miso broth, Filipino steak sushi with grilled slices of US Black Angus beef tenderloin, and caramel flan. Many of the leaders a...Keep on reading: Asean marks 50 years, inks trade deals with Hong Kong.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017