MANILA, Philippines - More companies are interested in joining the rebidding of the Light Rail Transit Cavite Extension project, according to a Department of Transportation and Communications official. Full article
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will monitor prices of basic goods to ensure that no unjustified price increase would follow as a result of an increase in power rates, according to a Palace official. Full article
SINGAPORE - Singapore's first major riot in four decades is forcing the wealthy island to confront a stubborn but vexing question: how to treat low-paid foreign workers whose muscle underpins much of the economy but whose presence increasingly riles its citizens. Full article
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Justice has given the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) up to December 17 to respond to the defense of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles and her husband Jaime, who were charged with tax evasion. Full article
MANILA, Philippines - Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year. For many people, however, it is also a most stressful season, not only because of the flurry of activities during this time, but with the expenses that go with these.