Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The low pressure area outside Mindanao may enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Friday evening or early Saturday, the state weather bureau said.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - On that stormy September night the rats began to find their way into the Presidential Fortress by the sea, entering through cracks and holes and by sunrise the city awoke to the odor of a rotting corpse that wafted to nearby homes, hovels and whorehouses.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The local stock market slipped to bear territory on Wednesday as local inflation jitters escalated in the aftermath of Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut).

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night predicted that the communist rebellion would end by the middle of next year, a forecast immediately dismissed by the insurgents.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Travel. That’s an answer that always comes up when you ask people what they want to do in life. But why do we really want to travel?

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - On Monday, a Regional Trial Court sentenced former Major General Jovito Palparan, 68, to life imprisonment for the kidnapping and illegal detention of two University of the Philippines students in 2006.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Sen. Franklin Drilon expressed concern on Wednesday about the huge number of Chinese workers in the country, as he noted that their presence was depriving Filipinos of the opportunity to be gainfully employed.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines will remain one of the fastest growing countries in emerging Asia this year and not even the high consumer prices of late will deter economic expansion, the Duterte administration’s economic team said yesterday.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) will meet Thursday to act on the economic team’s recommendation that President Rodrigo Duterte declare a state of calamity in the aftermath of typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) in order to tap a standby World Bank loan.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines stands to gain an additional over $42 million in exports of mostly electronic products to the US in the next six years amid a full-blown trade war between the United States and China, the country's chief economist has said.