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Anguish as more bodies pulled from capsized Philippine ferry

Anguish as more bodies pulled from capsized Philippine ferry

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anguished families wept over the bodies of dead relatives as the search for survivors from the Philippines’ latest ferry disaster ended Friday with 45 confirmed deaths, [...]
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Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 41, divers halt search

Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 41, divers halt search

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

The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 on Friday as rescuers tried to right the overturned vessel and found more bodies, a coast guard official said. The [...]
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Capsized Philippine ferry death toll rises to 38; 15 missing

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll in the accident to 38 with 15 [...]
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At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes

At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 3:51 PM

A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippine port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 38 people in the latest of the country’s long [...]
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At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes

At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 2:09 PM

A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippine port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 38 people in the latest of the country’s long [...]
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Chiz vows to look into ‘pathetic’ Internet speed in the Philippines

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero, who finds the Internet speed in the country “pathetic,” said he will check its state and determine how the government [...]
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Philippines ranks 68th worldwide in financial literacy index

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines was ranked 68th globally in terms of financial literacy index, according to a study made by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The study on financial education [...]
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Philippines embassy sues Saudi firm over pay delay

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Alarabiya | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Embassy has taken a Saudi company to court for not paying 2,000 of its Filipino employees their salaries. Philippine Ambassador Ezzedin H. Tago said the [...]
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Philippines among most restrictive in SEA on FDI

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is among the more restrictive economies in the Southeast Asian region when it comes to foreign direct investments (FDIs), a recent study by the Economic [...]
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Philippines’ international investment position worsens

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The country’s international investment position worsened in the first quarter as the net liability position went up to $43.2 billion from $40.7 billion in end-December, [...]
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Bank lending grows slower in May

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Figures from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) revealed that outstanding loans of commercial banks, excluding reverse repurchase placements (RRPs) with the BSP, grew at a [...]
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Philippines VP roughs up police

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Elderly Philippine vice President Jejomar Binay was accused by Manila police on Wednesday of roughing up officers during a brawl that left several people hurt. The fracas [...]
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Are Filipinos ready to accept same-sex marriage in the Philippines? We find out

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The United States Supreme Court recently decided that same-sex marriage was legal in all 50 states with a vote ending in a 5-4 decision. Social sites have since burst with [...]
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Philippines’ UCPB bank sale draws US private equity, San Miguel – source

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The planned sale of the Philippine government’s majority stake in United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) has drawn interest from US private equity companies and domestic [...]
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US PE firms, San Miguel interested in Philippines’ United Coconut – source

03-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three US private equity companies and Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp are among 12 firms that have submitted letters of intent to bid for the government’s [...]
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