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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

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

Duterte promises Marawi troops vacations in Hong Kong, visit by celebrities

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 September) &'8212; President Rodrigo Duterte visited Marawi City for the fourth time on Monday, Day 112 of the Marawi Crisis, gave away cigarettes and other goodies to troops, promised them vacations in Hongkong after the war but will bring in, soon, celebrities who helped him during the Presidential campaign, eliciting [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2017

‘Trip to HK for female soldiers in Marawi’

MANILA, Philippines — For getting the job done, President Duterte promised women soldiers deployed in Marawi City an all-expense paid trip to Hong Kong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2017

Private time for Rody, Honeylet, Kitty in HK

MANILA, Philippines -  President Duterte yesterday spent some private time with his partner Honeylet Avanceña and their daughter Kitty in Hong Kong, a day be.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2017

Rody to promote Philippines in HK, Cambodia, China

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte will visit Cambodia, Hong Kong and China this week to promote the Philippines’ economic interests and to discuss his.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

Duterte seeks China business agreements

MANILA/HONG KONG -- Before he was elected President, Philippine leader Rodrigo R. Duterte promised to use a jet ski to reclaim a disputed reef seized by China......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 17th, 2016

Duterte a &'145;game changer' in US-China rivalry

MANILA/HONG KONG -- Just when some of China’s neighbors were seeking to curtail its expansionism, along came Rodrigo R. Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 15th, 2016

Visual arts

Noel de Guzman explores archetypal abstractions What can be seen in Noel de Guzman's "Geometric Abstractions" are perennial moments of accustomed occurrences in a postmodern world. It is a narrative exploring contemporary imagery, as the movements in his art also mark the freedom of expression the artist so resolutely seeks. Raised in Manila, De Guzman pursued a degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines and thereafter worked with multinational advertising agencies and then moved to Hong Kong in 1993 to work for regional publications such as Hong Kong Tatler and FinanceAsia. It was in Hong Kong where he finally pursued his obsession in the arts, painting wi...Keep on reading: Visual arts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Social mover Sheila Platt, wife of ex-US envoy to the PH, passes away

Sheila M. Platt, wife of former US Ambassador to the Philippines Nicholas Platt, passed away surrounded by her family on May 15 at home in New York City. Even after Ambassador Platt left the Philippines to take up his post as ambassador to Pakistan, eventually returning to New York in November 1992 after retiring from foreign service to become president of the Asia Society, Sheila Platt continued to return yearly to the Philippines to continue her work as board member of Community Family Service International (CFSI), a refugee mental health organization in the Philippines and Hong Kong, Save the Children, Philippines, and the American Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Manila. S...Keep on reading: Social mover Sheila Platt, wife of ex-US envoy to the PH, passes away.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018