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Philippines, Japan sign space cooperation pact

The Philippines and Japan have signed an agreement on space cooperation as Manila looks forward to more opportunities for Filipinos to access and benefit from space, the Philippine embassy in Tokyo said......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 18th, 2021

PH, Japan sign documents on P115.6B Metro Subway

Additional funding has been assured for the Metro Manila Subway Project with the Philippines and Japan signing  an exchange of notes covering  a P115.6 billion loan  that will finance  the project’s first phase. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Japan hands Phl P9.2B pandemic aid

Tokyo will grant the Philippines P9.2-billion worth of loans and aid in a bid to assist the government in its pandemic response, the Japanese embassy in Manila said Thursday. During a 20-minute phone conversation with President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide said the Japan International Cooperation Agency is slated to release […] The post Japan hands Phl P9.2B pandemic aid appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

JICA disburses additional P4.7 billion for disaster recovery

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has disbursed another 10 billion yen (around P4.7 billion) to the Philippines under the Post Disaster Standby Loan 2 (PDSL 2) facility to support recovery efforts following the onslaught of strong typhoons in the last quarter of 2020......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Japan& rsquo;s new gov& rsquo;t reaffirms support to PH infra projects

The Philippines and Japan reaffirmed their joint commitment to steadily implement the Duterte administration’s flagship infrastructure projects and other initiatives to strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries amid and beyond the prolonged coronavirus-induced global crisis......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

PH, Japan sign 50-billion-yen post-disaster loan

The Philippines and Japan signed Tuesday an agreement for a 50-billion yen (P23 billion) standby loan that aims to quickly disburse Japanese funding for the Philippine government’s post-disaster response efforts in the event of a national calamity or health emergency. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Japan releases P23.5 billion loan for Philippine COVID-19 plan

The Japanese government released yesterday the 50 billion yen (P23.5 billion) emergency loan to the Philippines to be used for pandemic response, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2020

PH secures P23-B yen loan from Japan for Covid response

THE Philippines secured from the Japanese government on Wednesday a 50-billion yen (P23.5 billion) loan that will be used for budgetary support in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Eigo Azukizawa signed the agreement for the Covid-19 Crisis Response […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

PH, Japan sign P75.5-b loans for infra projects

The Philippines and Japan signed on Tuesday two loan agreements worth a combined P75.5 billion (about 154 billion yen) for two big-ticket projects in Visayas and Mindanao under the “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program as the Duterte administration ramps up infrastructure investments to help the country recover quickly from the coronavirus-induced global economic crisis......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 17th, 2020

Huge multi-role vessel for PCG built in Japan

Japan and the Philippines have unveiled a 94-meter long Multi-Role Response Vessel  that will be turned over to the Philippine Coast Guard next year to boost its maritime patrol activities......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Ando finishes 7th in women’s weightlifting in Tokyo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Anne Ando capped off her Olympics debut with a promising seventh-place finish in the women’s -64kg division weightlifting competition at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday evening. The 22-year-old Ando finished her campaign with a total lift of 222-kilograms from the snatch and clean and […] The post Ando finishes 7th in women’s weightlifting in Tokyo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Skateboarder Didal: I am proud to represent country

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana skateboarder Margielyn Didal held her head high despite placing seventh overall in the women’s street skateboarding competition in her Olympics debut earlier today in Tokyo, Japan.  According to the 22-year-old Didal, the pride of Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, that she was very proud to represent the country, which might be […] The post Skateboarder Didal: I am proud to represent country appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

PSC chief on PH team’s heartbreaking setbacks in Olympics: It happens to the best of them

CEBU CIY, Philippines—– The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, who is in Tokyo, Japan, said on Sunday, July 25, that losing happens even to the best of them after the Philippine team encountered heartbreaking setbacks in the first two days of the Olympics.  Taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa and Fil-American swimmer Remedy Rule […] The post PSC chief on PH team’s heartbreaking setbacks in Olympics: It happens to the best of them appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Skateboarder Didal to compete tomorrow in Tokyo Olympics

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarding sensation, Margielyn Didal, is set to compete tomorrow, July 26, in the inaugural women’s skateboarding competition in the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Park in Tokyo, Japan. Didal, the pride of Barangay Lahug, this City will face familiar skateboarders, whom she met during the Street Skateboarding World Championships in Rome, […] The post Skateboarder Didal to compete tomorrow in Tokyo Olympics appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Philippines, UN ink deal for capacity-building to improve human rights situation

The Philippines and the United Nations have inked a three-year joint program on human rights, following the UN Council’s October 2020 resolution outlining capacity-building and technical cooperation for the promotion of human rights in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Martian methane mystery deepens with lack of signals

Madrid, 20 July. (European Press) – The European Space Agency and Roscosmos’s Exomars TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) satellite detected no sign of methane in the.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Top Six eyed by young Olympic rowing debutant

Rower Cris Nievarez sets in motion Team Philippines’ quest in the Tokyo Olympics as he plunges into action in the heats of single sculls Friday morning, ahead of the opening ceremony at the Japan National Stadium......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

PGA Sompo Insurance marks 30 years of contribution to Philippines progress

The leading insurers in their respective countries Prudential Guarantee and Assurance Inc. in the Philippines and Sompo Holdings Inc. of Japan, led by Group CEO, director and president Kengo Sakurada in 1991 forged a partnership to form what is now known as the PGA Sompo Insurance Corp......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Philippines, Brunei ink pact on double taxation

The Philippines has signed an agreement with its Southeast Asian neighbor Brunei Darussalam to remove double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion in a bid to improve the flow of trade and investments between the two countries......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

PPRD sa APEC leaders: “Bold and collaborative response” para magapi ang COVID isulong

Manila, Philippines – Tinawagan ng pansin at hinikayat ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang kanyang kapwa Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders na isulong ang “bold and collaborative” responses para magapi o matalo ang coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) at pabilisin ang global economic recovery. Ang panawagang ito ni Pangulong Duterte ay bilang pagpapahayag na hindi pa […] The post PPRD sa APEC leaders: “Bold and collaborative response” para magapi ang COVID isulong appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

PayMaya powers Land Registration Authority transactions

Filipinos across the country can now enjoy cashless convenience when transacting in the Philippines Personal Property Security Registry and e-serbisyo online platforms as PayMaya, in cooperation with the Bureau of the Treasury, Development Bank of the Philippines, and Land Registration Systems empowers the Land Registration Authority with digital payment acceptance solutions. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021