Duterte shuns military pact with China: spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte is not eyeing a military pact with China after he scrapped a key deal in the Philippines defense alliance with the US, his spokesperson said Friday. 

Cheaper airfare, hotel rates to help blunt virus impact on Philippines: tour operator

The local industry is losing some 100,000 airline seats per week and some agencies reported a 50 to 60-percent cut in sales due to COVID-19, said Rajah Travel Corp President Aileen Clemente.