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Philippines witnesses 22pct growth in Indian tourists during first nine months of 2015

06-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Philippines has witnessed around 22 percent growth in Indian tourists visiting the country during the first nine months of 2015 as compared to the same period last year, [...]
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Uber tests cash payment in Metro Manila

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNN Pilippines | 6:00 AM

Uber rolled out a cash payment option for its riders in Metro Manila on Tuesday (November 3) to make it “more accessible.” “Since our launch in Manila, Uber [...]
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Terrorists release video demanding $100M to free hostage group that includes two Canadians

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | National Post | 6:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf gunmen released a video Tuesday threatening to kill four hostages, including two Canadians, kidnapped in the southern Philippines six weeks ago unless it received [...]
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Terror group releases video demanding more than $100M to free 2 Canadians, other hostages

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Global News | 6:00 AM

A terrorist group in the Philippines released a video Tuesday demanding more than $100 million for the release of a four hostages, including two Canadian men, who were [...]
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Abu Sayyaf demands $60-M ransom for 3 foreigners

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen have demanded more than $60 million for two Canadians and a Norwegian they are holding in the jungles of the southern Philippines in the largest [...]
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UN warns staff in Philippines: ‘Mind your luggage’

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Sun Star | 6:00 AM

THE United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) warned Wednesday its staff in the Philippines against the “tanim-bala” scam at the Ninoy Aquino [...]
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Philippine militants demand billions for foreign hostages

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The captors, who identify themselves as members of the Abu Sayyaf, are demanding P1 billion ($21 million) in ransom for each of the 3 foreign hostages Philippine Islamic [...]
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Philippines’ reporter killed in the country’s latest attack against press

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

A radio reporter has been shot dead in the Philippines, the fourth most lethal country for journalists. Eight journalists have been killed in 2015 alone. Jose Bernardo, 44, [...]
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As election nears, investors reassess the Philippines after Aquino

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ election is still six months away, but already investors are seeking reassurance that whoever replaces outgoing President Benigno Aquino will honour [...]
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Philippine court unlikely to rule on US security deal before Obama visit – source

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Supreme Court is unlikely to rule on a constitutional challenge to a new US-Philippine security agreement before President Barack Obama visits Manila later [...]
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Trudeau heading to summits in Turkey, Philippines, Malta, Paris

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | TPP | 6:00 AM

Trudeau will go to G20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey, an Apec summit in the Philippines, the Commonwealth leaders’ gathering in Malta and climate talks in Paris. [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino Plans a Big Pay Rise for Himself and State Workers

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino is taking advantage of a strengthening budget to overhaul the salaries of about 1.3 million government workers in his final months in [...]
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Journalist shot dead in latest Philippines media murder

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

A Philippine radio reporter has been shot dead, police and colleagues said on Monday, in the latest attack in a country known for dozens of unsolved killings of journalists. [...]
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Rich List: Consumers in Philippines enrich tycoons

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Finance Asia | 6:00 AM

The Philippines economy sustained its powerful momentum last year, growing at 6.1 percent, helped by strong government spending, private consumption, investment, and exports. [...]
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Philippines not ready for Asean integration – MVP

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Ready or not, the Philippine business community has no choice but to face tougher competition from its regional counterparts. As the deadline for the Asean Economic Community [...]
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