Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Budget carrier AirAsia Philippines’ plan to mount flights to the United States— starting with Guam by 2020—hit a snag as rival Air Philippines, an affiliate of flag carrier Philippine Airlines, is refusing to give up its slot.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Economic managers will discuss and likely approve at least three airport projects—including the proposed rehabilitation of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) - when the National Economic and Development Authority’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (Neda ICC-CabCom) meets on September 27.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - While most of her peers were busy with their studies or with playing video games, Zcyrel Barola, at 13, was already attending council meetings in Donsol, joining officials in that town as they tackled how to improve the lives of children in Sorsogon province.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Finally, we have a Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), with President Duterte signing a law on Aug. 8 creating that agency.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - An ad agency recently briefed its clients that the Filipino Generation Z — the post-millennials born after 1996 — is the most obedient generation. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - It was a scene straight out of a horror movie: dead pigs, possibly contaminated with a deadly virus, floating down a river, as news of a fatal swine disease gripped the city.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Dollars sent home to the Philippines by the country’s estimated 10 million expatriates — including an estimated five million Filipinos working with short- and long-term work contracts abroad — rose at their fastest pace in July this year, reversing the previous month's decline.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A year has passed since the historic visit of President Duterte to the State of Israel in September 2018. Significant developments have been achieved in the fields of economy, agriculture, tourism, among others. He was the first Filipino president in office to visit our country.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Can we assert ourselves as a world-class country and economy if others see us as willing and happy receivers, thus a good place to dump their waste and junk? Often, this is at the cost of compromising the welfare and safety of our people.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - In his final masterpiece, “Mi Ultimo Adiós,” Jose Rizal described his beloved country as “Perla del Mar de Oriente, nuestro perdido Edén,” the “Pearl of the Orient seas” and a “lost Paradise.”