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Robinsons Retail invests in Philippines e-commerce startup BeautyMNL

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

With this investment, Robinsons Retail aims to further expand and strengthen its presence in the beauty format and online retain space Philippines’s leading [...]
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Philippines’ Megawide, India’s GMR lead bids for Manila airport expansion

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A consortium of the Philippines’ Megawide Construction Corp and India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd has emerged as the front-runner to upgrade an airport north of [...]
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Aquino ‘no comment’ on Duterte’s ‘I won’t jail ex-presidents’ statement

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Former President Benigno S. Aquino III was mum on Thursday over President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he has no plan to file cases against his predecessors. [...]
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‘No immediate impact’ from Philippines’ new coal tax

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has said that the Philippines’ plan to significantly increase its coal import tax in 2018 will not hamper coal trade between [...]
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Philippine College of Physicians to help identify individuals vaccinated with Dengvaxia by private pediatricians

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) has expressed concern over the condition of the more than 800-thousand children who received Dengvaxia vaccine under the [...]
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Duterte sacks commissioners of Pres’l Commission for the Urban Poor on corruption allegations

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Malacanang has warned officials who use government funds in their personal trips. This is one of the reasons why President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the five commissioners of [...]
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Duterte threatens to make NPA as target practice of AFP attack choppers

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would use the attack helicopters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) against the communist rebels. “Mayroon [...]
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I won’t jail ex-presidents Duterte

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

His predecessors have nothing to fear, at least from him. President Duterte on Wednesday said he was not wont to go after former presidents. “But to be filing cases [...]
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Martial Law Extended For Another Year In Southern Philippines

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Congress has extended martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year at the request of President Rodrigo Duterte, who says it is needed to [...]
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Duterte won’t rule out nationwide martial law

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Martial law in Mindanao can be expanded outside the region if enemies of the state converge and consolidate forces to topple the government, President Duterte said last [...]
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Philippine soldiers ‘capture’ buildings in exercise with SAF

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In groups of three or four men, a platoon of 23 elite soldiers from the Philippine Army’s Special Operations Command, some of whom were involved in the recent intense [...]
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Philippines ‘will not move its embassy to Jerusalem’

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday denied reports it is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a message sent to Arab News, Robespierre Bolivar, [...]
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Pinoys in US protest activist ‘crackdown’ in Philippines

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A group of Filipinos gathered at the Philippine centre in New York to protest activist killings in the Philippines and oppose the supposed threat of dictatorship under the [...]
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Philippine senator criticises ‘reckless disregard’ in dengue vaccine programme

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine public officials showed “reckless disregard of processes” in carrying out a programme to immunise hundreds of thousands of children, a senator leading [...]
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Sanofi urges Philippines to lift dengue vaccine suspension

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Monday urged the Philippines to lift the suspension of its anti-dengue vaccine, insisting it was safe, but the government accused the [...]
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