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Telstra’s Philippines foray could burn through $5b of cash, say analysts

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Telstra’s plan to help food and beer giant San Miguel build a new mobile network in the Philippines could face major cost overruns and burn through substantial amounts [...]
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At least 13 killed, thousands flee as typhoon Melor strikes Philippines

17-Dec-2015 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Melor has hit the Philippines, killing at least thirteen people and forcing thousands to flee. The disaster also caused significant damage in several of the [...]
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Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 9

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 9

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 2:38 PM

Rain-soaked residents in the rural Philippines huddled on rooftops Wednesday after Typhoon Melor caused heavy flooding and killed at least nine people, authorities said. A [...]
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US Gives Philippines 114 Military Vehicles

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

This month, the Philippines is receiving 114 armored vehicles from its ally the United States as the Southeast Asian state seeks to modernise its military. According to a [...]
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725,000 people evacuated as typhoon slams into Philippines

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

About 725,000 people fled their homes and communities braced for heavy rain and coastal floods of up to 4 meters (13 feet) as Typhoon Melor slammed Monday into the eastern [...]
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Philippines to buy less foreign rice than planned

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

THE PHILIPPINES, one of the world’s biggest rice importers, plans to buy less rice than initially estimated next month as the impact of the El Nino weather phenomenon [...]
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Philippines, France sign 1.5 million-euro climate deal

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and France signed a grant agreement for a 1.5 million-euro investment in climate change resilience to build ecosystems and community resilience in central [...]
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Philippines May Import 400000 Tons of Rice in First Half of 2016

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may import 400,000 metric tonnes of rice in the first half of next year, the administrator of the state grains agency said Monday. Renan Dalisay, head of the [...]
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Rebel leaders in Philippines concerned over peace plan

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

Moro rebel faction leaders gathered in Mindanao for the first time in more than two decades to voice their concerns over a proposed peace deal. The show of unity on December [...]
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Report: Headless body found in Philippines, believed to be of Malaysian hostage Then

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Malaymail Online | 6:00 AM

The Philippine army have found a headless body believed to be that of Malaysian hostage Bernard Then who was reportedly beheaded last month by Abu Sayyaf terrorists in Sulu. [...]
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Mass Evacuations Conducted as Typhoon Hits Philippines

Mass Evacuations Conducted as Typhoon Hits Philippines

16-Dec-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines conducted one of the largest mass evacuations in its recent history in preparation for Typhoon Melor, which roared through the storm-scarred central islands [...]
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Millions without power, three dead as typhoon hits Philippines

Millions without power, three dead as typhoon hits Philippines

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 2:43 PM

Tattered lanterns, festive lights and tin roofs littered towns in the central Philippines on Tuesday after Typhoon Melor swept through, killing at least four people and [...]
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Typhoon Melor Barrels Toward the Philippines

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Melor, also known as Nona in the Philippines, continues to barrel toward the Philippines, where it will slam onshore with damaging winds and flooding rain early this week. [...]
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Philippines Supreme Court bans GMO crop trials

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Ecologist | 6:00 AM

The Philippines were meant to be the US’s sandbox for GMO development and penetration into southeast Asia, but that has all changed with a Supreme Court decision to ban [...]
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Philippines May Import 400000 Tons of Rice in First Half of 2016

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may import 400,000 metric tonnes of rice in the first half of next year, the administrator of the state grains agency said Monday. Renan Dalisay, head of the [...]
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