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Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A US Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military’s main camp, where he will [...]
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Caesars pursues $1 billion casino in Philippines

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Review Journal | 6:00 AM

Caesars Entertainment Corp. is angling to build a $1 billion hotel-casino development in the Philippines in an effort to break into the Asian gaming market. The Las [...]
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Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippine president said yesterday that the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea and a [...]
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Italian government gives P2.5B in agricultural support to Philippines

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Italian government has given the Philippines over P2 billion in support for agricultural families in Mindanao, an official of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) [...]
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David vs. Goliath in the South China Sea: The Philippines vs. China

David vs. Goliath in the South China Sea: The Philippines vs. China

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

In a dramatic display of strategic naivete, the Philippines decided (early-October) to suspend the repair and upgrade of its age-old airstrip on the Spratly island of Thitu [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Toyota may transfer part of Thai operations to Philippines – Malaya

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp is considering shifting some of its vehicle production from Thailand to the Philippines to spread its risk, Malaya Business Insight quoted the head of the [...]
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US Marine Handed Over to Philippine Military in Murder Investigation

US Marine Handed Over to Philippine Military in Murder Investigation

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A US Marine suspected of killing of a transgender woman earlier this month has been transferred to Philippine military headquarters in Manila amid public pressure to move him [...]
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Palawan in the Philippines named world’s top island: CN Traveler

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

If you’ve been to Thailand, done Bali and bought the T-shirt in Vietnam, consider Palawan, one of 7,107 islands belonging to the Philippines that’s just been [...]
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UPDATE 1-Philippines considers seeking fresh bids for $790 million toll road project

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said his government is considering reopening bidding for the $790 million Cavite-Laguna Expressway toll road project after bidder San [...]
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Philippines’ Mayon Volcano: Risk of ‘Imminent Eruption’ as Lava Flows and Earthquakes Shake Region

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

An eruption at the Mayon volcano in the Philippines could be imminent, with a second lava flow spotted as dozens of tremors have shaken the region. An aerial survey taken of [...]
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Anger as US Marine in Philippine murder case snubs summons

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender person in the Philippines snubbed a summons by prosecutors Tuesday, sparking outrage by the victim’s family who said they [...]
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US marine missing at Philippines murder hearing

US marine missing at Philippines murder hearing

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A US marine has failed to appear in a Philippines court after being accused of murdering a transgender Filipino. The lawyer for Pte First Class Joseph Pemberton said his [...]
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Ultratech bids for Holcim-Lafarge’s Brazil, Philippines assets

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

Aiming to expand its global footprint, Aditya Birla Group flagship firm Ultratech Cement has bid for Brazilian and Philippine assets of Holcim-Lafarge, according to sources. [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Phoenix moves back IPO target date to December 1 – BusinessWorld

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Phoenix Semiconductor Philippines Corp (PSPC), a unit of South Korea’s STS Semiconductor & Telecommunications Co Ltd, has moved back the target date for its listing [...]
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Philippines looks to big companies’ gensets to avert power shortage

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government said on Tuesday it would count on big businesses with diesel-fuelled power generators to avert rolling brownouts in 2015, as it struggles to get [...]
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