Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines' foreign debt stock further fell to $72.368 billion as of end-September, the lowest level since end-2009’s $64.738 billion, the latest Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data showed.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The recently-concluded battle for Marawi, now known as “the longest urban battle in AFP history,” tested the mettle of our soldiers in a conflict fought under unfamiliar conditions. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - For Joel Ruiz Butuyan, the Philippines has the right institutions but the wrong leaders. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN Desk) – Duterte administration gets boost for borrowing plans  

 Top judge and critic of drugs war defiant as loyalist lawmakers proceed with case 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The parents of at least 700,000 schoolchildren given the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia are understandably alarmed by the advisory from the pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur that the vaccine could worsen the disease in those not previously exposed to the infection.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Japanese financial giant Nomura has raised its 2018 growth forecast for the Philippines while projecting four interest rate hikes next year on expectations that the inflation rate could exceed the government’s target range.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The debate over the dengue vaccine is nothing new in the medical community, but it is far more complex than how it is being presented in popular discourse. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Seven groups, including large Chinese companies, have submitted offers to design and build a passenger terminal that would triple existing capacity in Clark International Airport, which is being positioned as an alternative to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Department of Foreign Affairs has warned the more than 100,000 Filipinos along the path of three fast-moving wildfires in southern California to “take the necessary precautions and evacuate their homes if ordered to by local authorities.”