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Kidnapped cop still safe in the Philippines

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Kidnappers had assured Malaysian authorities that they would not harm marine police Constable Zakiah Aleip unless he tried to escape from captivity, according to an NST [...]
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Philippines Fertility Activist Issues Facebook Appeal to Pope After Conviction Upheld

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines is facing what could turn out to be something of a public-relations problem ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the country [...]
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All-English affair for pope’s Sri Lanka-Philippines trip

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines is shaping up as an all-English affair. The Argentine pope plans to deliver all 11 speeches and homilies in [...]
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Pope Francis in the Philippines: Official itinerary

Pope Francis in the Philippines: Official itinerary

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will be welcoming Pope Francis in a week, with his visit marked by a number of engagements, particularly meetings with the survivors of natural calamities [...]
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Philippines locks in record-low borrowing costs

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has become the first sovereign issuer to tap the US dollar debt markets this year, locking in record-low borrowing costs with the sale of a 25-year bond. The [...]
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Philippines concierge service offered

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Guampdn | 6:00 AM

Guam and Manila-based businessperson Rey Llaneta is expanding his business to cater to the needs of Guam residents who travel to the Philippines for medical, vacation and [...]
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Philippines cuts 2016 growth target to 7-8 pct

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

Just days into 2015, the Philippine government gave up its goal to grow by more than 8 percent next year, saying it had to be “prudent” in setting targets given [...]
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Complete list of canceled flights during Papal visit

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines announced limited operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on January 15, 17 and 19 to give way to Pope [...]
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Philippines vs. China: Law and Disorder in the South China Sea

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Generalisations about Asian cultures are often misleading, if not despicably orientalist. But I would dare to say that the Philippines is a nation of lawyers, while China is [...]
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Pope Francis To Meet With Quake and Typhoon Survivors In Visit To Philippines

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Christian Times | 6:00 AM

The pastoral visit of a reigning pope is a cause for spiritual joy and celebration in the Philippines, the only Catholic nation in Asia. Steeped in religiosity, Filipinos see [...]
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Lost US Navy Drone Washes Ashore in the Philippines – but What Was It Doing There?

08-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Blaze | 6:00 AM

The US says a small Navy drone that washed ashore a small island in the Philippines Sunday was for nothing more than training purposes, but at least one official in the South [...]
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‘It’s like Jesus is coming to the Philippines’: Frenzy builds over Francis

08-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Catholic News Agency | 6:00 AM

A priest on the papal flight for Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the Philippines said the country is anxiously awaiting the pontiff and is anticipating his paternal [...]
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Philippines launches sale of 25-year dollar bonds in swap offer

08-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

THE GOVERNMENT has begun the sale of 25-year dollar-denominated bonds that will be swapped for outstanding offshore debt as part of liability management, according to an [...]
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The Philippines cuts costs with $2b bond

08-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Finance Asia | 6:00 AM

The Republic of the Philippines priced a $2 billion 25-year offering early on Wednesday morning – the first Asian sovereign to do so in 2015 – beating Indonesia [...]
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Philippines Sells $2 Billion of 25-Year Bonds After Upgrade

08-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The Philippines tapped international debt markets for the first time in a year, selling $2 billion of 25-year bonds. The securities were sold on Tuesday to yield 3.95 percent [...]
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