The Philippines-Thailand DTA entered into force on March 5, and the Philippines' DTA with Sri Lanka on March 14, the Filipino tax agency announced on May 17, 2018. They will be effective from January 1, 2019.
Meeting over two days ending February 28, 2018, representatives from Pakistan and the Philippines agreed to renegotiate their DTA.
Bahrain's King, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, has approved a law ratifying the DTA Protocol signed with the Philippines, state media reported on February 20, 2018.
On February 19, 2018, the Philippines Senate adopted three resolutions ratifying agreements for the avoidance of double taxation with Mexico, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.
The Philippines Senate on December 14, 2015, approved a law to ratify DTAs with Turkey, Italy, and Germany.
The Philippines' pending DTA with Germany and a Protocol with Italy were discussed at the May 20, 2015, subcommittee meeting of the Philippines' Committee of Foreign Affairs, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.
Mexico and the Philippines held DTA negotiations over five days, concluding on December 19, 2014.
The Government of the Philippines on December 9, 2013, confirmed the signing of a DTA Protocol with Italy.
The German Embassy in Manila announced on September 30, 2013, that Germany and the Philippines signed an updated DTA.
The Philippines and Germany signed an agreement on September 9, 2013, to revise the terms of their existing DTA.
According to preliminary media reports, Nigeria and the Philippines agreed at two-day meetings concluding on July 29, 2013, to commence negotiations towards amending the DTA the nations signed in 1997.
In meetings between the Philippines' Foreign Affairs Secretary, Albert del Rosario and Luxembourg's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Jean Asselborn on July 10, 2013, representatives from the Philippines expressed their desire to enter into negotiations towards the conclusion of a DTA or a tax information exchange agreement.
The Philippines and Thailand signed a DTA during two-day meetings concluding on June 21, 2013.
According to preliminary media reports, the Protocol to the France-Philippines DTA entered into force on February 1, 2013.
The Philippine Senate ratified three double tax agreements signed the Philippines with France, Qatar and Kuwait on January 22, 2013.
Legislation was laid before the Philippines Senate on December 19, 2012, to ratify a Protocol to the Philippines-France DTA, and new DTAs with Qatar and Kuwait.
France ratified on November 29, 2012, the DTA signed with the Philippines in Manilla on November 25, 2011.
The government of the Philippines has confirmed that a draft DTA between Germany and the Philippines was agreed at a fourth round of negotiations held on July 20, 2012. It has been agreed the pact will be signed in early 2013.
The Philippines and Thailand are expected to sign a draft DTA at their next official meeting, according to the comments made by the Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during a meeting with the Philippine President on January 19.
According to the Philippino government, an amendment to the existing treaty has been agreed "in principle", which would permit the exchange of information to international standards.
The DTA should be signed following its translation into French. The amendment incorporates the legislative changes made by the Philippines last year intended for it to meet the OECD standard for the exchange of tax information.