Philippines

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will act in its own [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, [more…]

Factbox: Oil refiners shut plants as demand losses seen continuing

Factbox: Oil refiners shut plants as demand losses seen continuing

Published 17/08/2020

(Reuters) - Oil refiners are permanently closing processing plants in Asia and North America and facilities in Europe could be next as uncertain prospects for [more…]

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Published 30/06/2020

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against Wirecard’s (WDIG.DE) former Chief Executive Markus Braun and Chief Operating Officer Jan Marsalek [more…]

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Published 30/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed payments firm Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central [more…]

Very clear Wirecard deposit certificate was ‘spurious’, BPI CEO says

Very clear Wirecard deposit certificate was ‘spurious’, BPI CEO says

Published 22/06/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Bank of the Philippine Islands Chief Executive Cezar Consing said it was clear that a certificate purporting to be for a Wirecard [more…]

Philippines reports 6 more coronavirus deaths, 518 infections

Philippines reports 6 more coronavirus deaths, 518 infections

Published 09/06/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday recorded six new coronavirus deaths and 518 additional infections. The ministry said total deaths have increased [more…]

Philippines reports 224 new coronavirus infections, cases near 13,000

Philippines reports 224 new coronavirus infections, cases near 13,000

Published 19/05/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported six new coronavirus deaths and 224 more infections, taking the total number of confirmed cases [more…]

‘Darth Vader’ enforces lockdown in Philippine village

‘Darth Vader’ enforces lockdown in Philippine village

Published 04/05/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Dressed as “Star Wars” characters, local officials in the Philippines are out and about to enforce strict quarantine measures while also handing [more…]

ADB triples rescue package to $20 billion for developing members to fight coronavirus

ADB triples rescue package to $20 billion for developing members to fight coronavirus

Published 13/04/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Asian Development Bank [ADB.UL] announced on Monday it was tripling the size of its rescue package to $20 billion to help [more…]