Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Last year, the Philippine National Police recorded 23 incidents of indiscriminate firing of guns during the holidays, with at least six of the 19 suspects identified as policemen and a military man.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The year 2017 is ending on a calm, relatively stress-free, note.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - What exactly is malignant normality? It occurs when a society normalises extreme behavior that is potentially dangerous. In short, when it normalises evil.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - “Good faith” is usually defined as honesty and sincerity — the absence of any desire to act maliciously or with fraudulence toward others.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines is targeting a 12-to 15-per cent growth in merchandise exports next year, hoping the export industry will continue its recovery.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - According to the Philippines' central bank, expectations of a healthy economic growth alongside the tax reform programme would create demand-side impetus to inflation.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine peso on Friday gained five centavos to end the year at 49.93:$1 even as the domestic currency hit 11-year low in the middle of the year as the market was jittery on the expected current account deficit.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The European Union (EU) has pledged €570,000, or almost P34 million, worth of humanitarian aid for survivors of Tropical Storm “Vinta” (international name: Tembin).

DAVAO CITY (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Melvin Gaa died trying to rescue trapped employees of a 24-hour call center for Connecticut-based market research company Survey Sampling International (SSI) on the building’s top floor.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - After a five-month battle between government forces and Islamic State-inspired terrorists that reduced Marawi City to rubble, a modern city is envisioned to rise from the ruins of this Lanao del Sur provincial capital, said an official of a government task force leading the city’s rebuilding.