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The Philippine Election Could Shake Up Rising Tiger’s Economy

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is heading to a presidential election on May 9 that’s likely to shape geopolitics in the region and determine whether one of Asia’s oldest [...]
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Philippine Front-Runner Open to Talks With China on Sea Dispute

Philippine Front-Runner Open to Talks With China on Sea Dispute

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking Davao City mayor who is leading Philippine presidential polls, said he will hold bilateral talks with China to resolve a territorial [...]
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Voting for a happy Philippines

04-May-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

It’s less than a week before elections and citizens are making their final choices. As of the last surveys, it is Mayor Rody Duterte’s elections to lose. While I [...]
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Philippines renegotiates PJEPA agri tariffs, quotas

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will attempt to sway Japan to scrap tariffs and quotas for a number of agricultural products when both countries meet this week for the first renegotiation of [...]
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Philippines election: The politics of charm

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Songs, selfies and plenty of T-shirts – candidates in the Philippines are well versed in charming their way into the hearts of the people For about 15 minutes, Ruffy [...]
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Boxer Manny Pacquiao runs for Senate and becomes jihadist target

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Evangelicalfocus | 6:00 AM

Filipino government informs about foiled Islamist plans to kill the Christian fighter. “God is with me”, he says. The Filipino boxer announced is one of the [...]
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Philippines agrees on lease of Japan training aircraft

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Japan and the Philippines have agreed on the leasing of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) TC-90 training aircraft to the Southeast Asian nation, Japan’s Defence [...]
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10 Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines: police

03-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ten Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were freed in the southern Philippines on Sunday, officials said, less than a week after the gunmen [...]
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Militants free 10 Indonesian hostages in south Philippines

03-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian crewmen who were seized at sea in March in the first of three attacks on tugboats that have sparked a regional maritime security [...]
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Pinoys now seeking jobs in Philippines

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The lure of overseas employment seems to be fading, as more workers are seeking jobs in the country. This was according to Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) [...]
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Violence at rallies in Turkey, France, Philippines

03-May-2016 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Trade unions and other groups staged rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day, with some demonstrations marked by violence. May Day marches in US cities [...]
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Deal on lease of 5 Japanese aircraft to Philippines expected

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Update | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government and the Philippines are expected to finalise the deal for the leasing of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) TC-90 this May, according to [...]
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Let’s invest in the Philippines

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Businessmirror | 6:00 AM

Te Philippines, Asia’s Rising Tiger, is attracting not only local businesspeople but also foreign investors to do business in the country. To encourage business [...]
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Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines’ ‘Trump,’ Runs on Rape Jokes, Violent Promises

03-May-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

A presidential candidate who quips about wishing he’d been first to rape a murder victim can’t usually expect to have a good shot at winning the election. This is [...]
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Majority of the Philippines’ workforce have sedentary lifestyles at risk of obesity

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Cebudailynews | 6:00 AM

Herbalife a global nutrition company, has released the findings of the new Nutrition At Work Survey, which revealed that the majority of Philippines’ workforce leads [...]
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