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Ex-US Marine murder suspect dies in Philippine jail

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A former US Marine facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a northern city jail, police said Wednesday. Timothy Kaufman, 37, was found [...]
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Chinese Fishermen Sailing Closer to Coast of Western Philippines

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

As Beijing’s military forces consolidate positions in the adjacent South China Sea, officials here say they are finding Chinese poachers in what is clearly their [...]
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Philippines, Japan ink deal for P13-B infra projects

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan projects worth P13 billion. The two projects were the Metro Manila Priority Bridges Seismic Improvement Project and the Davao [...]
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Philippines to issue at least P100 billion in new benchmark bonds

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday will issue at least P100 billion in new benchmark bonds to swap with eligible securities as part of government’s continuing liability [...]
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Philippines starts $6.4 Billion debt swap amid market turbulence

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is offering as much as 300 billion pesos ($6.4 billion) of new 10-and 25-year bonds in exchange for existing notes in its eighth debt swap since 2006. The [...]
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Philippines Representative Calls for Probe Into ‘Illegal Gambling Operations’

28-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Pokernews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines House of Representatives is set to begin a probe into online gaming activities, specifically those based in special economic zones such as Subic and Santa Ana [...]
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‘Hand of God’ untangles Philippine traffic mess

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An 83-year-old Catholic cardinal in the Philippines came to the rescue of thousands of stranded motorists over the weekend after single-handedly untangling a traffic jam in [...]
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Philippines ranks 15th in global survey on fincial inclusion

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Washington-based think tank centre for Technology Innovation (CTI) has ranked the Philippines 15th out of 21 countries in terms of access and usage of affordable financial [...]
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Philippine military gets 2 ships, 10 helicopters with more on the way

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military has gotten a boost with the delivery of two transport ships donated by Australia and a fleet of combat utility helicopters acquired with help from the [...]
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The legacy of Philippines President Benigno Aquino

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Globalriskinsights | 6:00 AM

As Philippines’ President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino winds down his term as President, we consider whether he has lived up to the promises he made in his 2010 [...]
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Maybank to expand in Philippines

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the United States Pacific Command, arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday for a three-day visit that highlights broad changes to the [...]
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Philippine government Invites Former Occupying Military Powers Back to Ward Off China

27-Aug-2015 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

“You’re seeing sort of these odd historic partnerships grow,” Jerry Hendrix, the director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Programme at the centre [...]
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US Marine admits choking, not killing, Filipino transgender

26-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US Marine on Monday admitted in court choking, but not killing, a Filipino transgender in self-defence in a case that could test the strength of security ties between the [...]
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3 Things To Do When The Philippine Stock Exchange Is Down

26-Aug-2015 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dropped roughly 500 points, losing 6.70 percent in one day and dropping below the 6,800 mark. After weeks of troubling news, from [...]
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Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 19 in Philippines

Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 19 in Philippines

26-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Goni lashed the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa with heavy rains and winds on Monday, as the death toll rose to 19 in the northern Philippines. The latest [...]
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