By Miguel R. Camus
The Philippines has scheduled a series of air rights negotiations with South Africa, Malaysia and Hong Kong over the next two months while lining up discussions with three other jurisdictions, including Australia, as part of efforts to boost tourism and trade, a government official said on Monday.
McDonald’s Hong Kong has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and several other items after admitting it imported food from a US-owned firm in China at the center of an expired meat scandal.
By Tina G. Santos
Amid the spike in garlic prices, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday seized around 100 metric tons of garlic smuggled from Hong Kong with an estimated value of P30 million at the Port of Batangas.
Hong Kong shares ended the morning session 0.23 percent higher on Friday following another record close for Wall Street.
Hong Kong stocks rose 0.27 percent at the open on Friday, a day after China said manufacturing activity on the mainland improved in April.