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Philippines’ worst commercial flight disasters

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

With the Philippines as an archipelago, travelling from one place would usually entail crossing bodies of water, and while the nation has suffered some of the world’s [...]
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The Philippines gets ready for AEC

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The star | 6:00 AM

I WAS in Manila last week to give the keynote address at a conference to get small and medium enterprises (SMEs) prepared for the coming Asean Economic Community (AEC). I [...]
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Philippine soldiers clash with militants; 5 dead

Philippine soldiers clash with militants; 5 dead

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Thestate | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops attacked a Muslim militant hideout on southern Basilan island, triggering a clash that killed three Abu Sayyaf members believed to have been involved in the [...]
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Only in the Philippines: government building jails for VIPs

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

A first-class jail for first-class felons? Not fair, said a group of former political prisoners who deplored the ongoing construction of the “state-of-the-art” [...]
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Nissan Philippines announces top management change

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | GMA network | 6:00 AM

Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) named Antonio Zara as its new president and managing director, the carmaker announced on Friday. “I am happy to welcome Antonio as the new [...]
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Philippines making all the right moves

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

The liberalisation of the banking sector in the Philippines has made the already attractive investment destination even more appealing, especially with word of new plans to [...]
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Philippines population seen to hit 100m by July 27

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ population is expected to reach 100 million by July 27, as various sectors banner this development as a boon rather than a burden on the [...]
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Early Retirement Law Outflanks Philippines Military Chief

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The newly appointed chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines must juggle counterinsurgency campaigns against communist and Islamist rebel groups, a sweeping modernisation [...]
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BlackBerry Philippines is back with Z3 launch

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | TechnoStorm Tech Trend | 6:00 AM

“We never left the Philippine market. We just spent a bit of time sorting out our strategy,” says Cameron Vernest, managing director at BlackBerry Philippines and [...]
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Historic typhoon nearly wiped Philippines city off the map, but now it’s building back

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Stars and Stripes | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Haiyan nearly wiped Tacloban off the face of the earth eight months ago, leaving behind an apocalyptic wasteland of bodies, collapsed buildings and blocked streets. [...]
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Filipino protesters denounce China’s ‘bullying’

Filipino protesters denounce China’s ‘bullying’

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched Thursday to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest China’s actions in asserting its territorial claims in the [...]
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Philippine province proves mass storm deaths can be avoided

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nearly 100 people were killed in the Philippines last week when Typhoon Rammasun roared through, raising doubts about efforts to end the heavy tolls from storms that are only [...]
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Alleged Australian jihadist supporter deported, not charged

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

An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join “jihad” in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, [...]
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Philippine army warned against ‘meddling’ as coup rumours swirl

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine soldiers should keep clear of politics, the military’s new chief said on Wednesday, as rumours of a possible coup swirled in the capital after the Supreme [...]
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One dead as hundreds flee false tsunami alert in Philippines

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

A false tsunami alarm left one person dead and prompted hundreds of others to flee their homes in the Philippines, where natural disasters are frequent, a civil defence [...]
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