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People-to-people communication key for stronger PH-China relations

29-May-2018 Intellasia | PNA | 6:00 AM

A university professor here has cited people-to-people communication as one of the key factors that could further enhance Philippine-Chinese relations. In his lecture to [...]
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US envoy to Philippines leads preparations for Trump, Kim meeting

29-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, a veteran diplomat and expert on North Korea, is leading preparations for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North [...]
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Philippines modernises its ‘weak’ navy as China muscles closer

29-May-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

After the second world war, the Philippines had one of the most powerful navies in Asia. But over the past 60 years, the Philippine Navy became one of the weakest as the [...]
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A decade of perseverance pays off as Philippines set to host full Ironman

A decade of perseverance pays off as Philippines set to host full Ironman

28-May-2018 Intellasia | Abs-Cbn | 6:00 AM

After a decade of Ironman 70.3 Ironman races in the country, June 3rd marks a first for the Philippine triathlon community as the sport’s toughest race distance will [...]
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Room Remains For Additional Monetary Policy Tightening In The Philippines

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Seeking Alpha | 6:00 AM

Summary The central bank raised its policy interest rate in May for the first time since 2014, citing higher inflationary expectation as inflation breached the upper bound of [...]
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Philippines to import more oil from non-OPEC countries

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

As rising global crude costs continue to impact on local prices, the Philippines might consider importing cheaper petroleum products from non-OPEC oil producers like the [...]
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Philippines to meet target of 14 pct poverty rate cut by 2022: ADB

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed optimism that the Philippines will meet its target to cut poverty rate by 14 percent by 2022, the government said on Thursday. [...]
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Philippines president to visit Korea in June, Korea says

Philippines president to visit Korea in June, Korea says

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will make his first visit to South Korea from June 3 to 5, South Korea’s presidential office said on Friday. South Korean President [...]
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Bangladesh’s Philippines-style drugs war creating ‘atmosphere of terror’

26-May-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Bangladeshi police have shot dead more than 50 accused drug traffickers in the past week as part of anti-narcotics crackdown that activists fear could escalate into a [...]
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Philippines: Exiled Maoist Leader Ready to Return for Peace Talks

26-May-2018 Intellasia | Telesurtv | 6:00 AM

Jose Maria Sison is the founder and leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he had invited Jose Maria Sison, a self-exiled [...]
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Does the Philippines have limited options on the South China Sea issue?

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte keeps on insisting that taking a stronger stance on against China’s militarisation in the South China Sea would mean going to war. Justifying [...]
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Philippines Economic Zone Welcomes Cryptocurrency Startups

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Coin Journal | 6:00 AM

The Cagayan Special Economic Zone has signed up the first 15 offshore fintech companies to locate in its new fintech and blockchain hub, among which several cryptocurrency [...]
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Philippines commits to naval modernisation

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government is looking to set aside PHP77 billion (USD1.47 billion) for the modernisation of the Philippine Navy (PN) during its second phase of modernisation, [...]
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In power hungry Philippines, some advocate a nuclear revival

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Filipino Wilfredo Torres was hired as a technician for Southeast Asia’s only nuclear power plant in the 1980s, but has spent the past decade giving guided tours at the [...]
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Philippines President Duterte tells drug suspects: ‘Want to live longer? Stay in jail’

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has a message for drug suspects who hope to live longer: Stay in jail. Duterte, 72, told drug suspects in a central Cebu province on [...]
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