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Philippine militants threaten to kill German hostages

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:22 PM

A Philippines-based militant group has threatened to kill two German hostages it captured in April. Abu Sayyaf demanded a ransom and an end to German support for the US-led [...]
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Aquino: Phl economy keeps getting better

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:22 PM

It has all been rosy for the economy in the past four years and “it just keeps getting better” for the country as it continues to reap the fruits of reforms and [...]
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Meidell: Convenience stores a rising business in the Philippines

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | RGJ | 6:22 PM

Each week, dozens of economic reports are released that help investors gauge the strength of economies around the globe. Although a little offbeat, today we’ll take a [...]
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More non-BPO operations favour the Philippines

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:22 PM

While business process outsourcing (BPO) will continue to drive the office space sector, non-BPO operations like front office, regional headquarters, and brick and mortar [...]
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Philippines, China urged to help each other in disasters

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:22 PM

The two countries, after all, ‘share disasters’ even as they remain in a dispute over the South China Sea, say an Asean official and a Chinese media executive [...]
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Philippines’ auto industry gaining ground in Asean

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:22 PM

undercurrentnews In the process of the Philippines’ remarkable run to motorisation, it has steadily been catching up with Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) [...]
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Nearly 20 US companies to invest in the Philippines, Aquino says

26-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:22 PM

CLOSE to 20 American companies have expressed interest in investing or expanding operations in the Philippines, President Benigno S. C. Aquino III said in an interview in New [...]
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Filipino fisher rescued off Taiwan after being adrift for 9 days

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

A Filipino fisherman was rescued by Taiwan coast guard near Kaohsiung after being adrift at sea for nine days. In an article published by the Taiwan Central News Agency [...]
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Philippine leader questions intent of China ships

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday his nation will stick up for its territorial rights in the disputed South China Sea and voiced concern that a recent [...]
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China travel warning hits Philippine tourism industry

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of Chinese tourists have cancelled trips to the Philippines after a travel warning by Beijing, inflicting major pain on hotels, airlines and tour operators, [...]
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Philippines: ‘Rape is a Snuggle with a Struggle’ T-Shirt Stirs Controversy

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ biggest mall operator has stirred controversy after it put on its shelves a new T-shirt that appeared to make fun of sexual violence. A picture of the [...]
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More non-BPO operations favour the Philippines

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

While business process outsourcing (BPO) will continue to drive the office space sector, non-BPO operations like front office, regional headquarters, and brick and mortar [...]
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Philippines Is Ripe for Convenience-Store Growth

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

When a bakery shut down in a prime location in central Manila earlier this year, there was little doubt that a convenience store would open in its place. Chains such as [...]
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Aquino on ‘dishonest’ allies: File charges vs them

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘The courts are open. If they think I have dishonest people around me, then they can file the appropriate cases’ After lauding the accomplishments of his [...]
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US-Philippines Defense Pact Mired in Court Challenge

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A new defense pact between the US and the Philippines faces years in limbo due to legal challenges, frustrating plans to strengthen bilateral ties by dispatching American [...]
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