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QBE rebrands and expands in Philippines

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Postonline | 6:00 AM

In a realignment, QBE Seaboard, a merger of QBE and Seaboard-Eastern Insurance, now has two divisions: corporate and retail. The corporate division provides cover for [...]
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Protection for out-of-status Filipinos in US gains ground

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The effort to confer a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on the Philippines is not dead yet and is actually gaining some momentum, according to one of the leaders of the [...]
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PGA Cars’ Coyiuto among Philippines’ top 10 wealthiest

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Forbes magazine published its list of wealthiest people in March. Ten Philippine business tycoons made it to the annual ranking of global billionaires. Included in the [...]
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MetroDeal, the Philippines’ Top Daily Deals Site, Now Accepts Bitcoin

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

Asia-based daily deals giant MetroDeal, the number two e-commerce website in the Philippines according to Alexa rankings, is now accepting bitcoin for its discount vouchers [...]
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Philippines suspends search for missing Malaysian plane

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Monday that it has suspended its search for the missing Malaysian aircraft in South China Sea. The AFP’s Westerm Command [...]
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Philippines to negotiate for more flights to Canada, Taiwan, Russia, Korea

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to hold air talks with Canada, Taiwan, Russia and South Korea this year, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Carmelo Arcilla, executive [...]
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LINE launches Android version of low-cost call service in 8 countries

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The eight countries include Japan, Thailand and the Philippines. Users can now call non-users on mobile and landline via LINE for a fee In an update to Japanese chat app [...]
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6 interesting startups from Echelon’s Philippines satellite

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

The Echelon 2014 Philippines Satellite event took place this weekend at Meridian International College in Taguig City where it showcased 11 startups from across the [...]
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Ancient chicken DNA reveals Philippines home to Polynesians

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A research on ancient chicken DNA shows that the Philippines could be the ancestral homeland of the Polynesians, whose forebears colonised the Pacific about 3,200 years ago, [...]
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Irish generosity reaches euro 4m for typhoon-hit Philippines

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Irish people donated euro 4m to the typhoon-hit Philippines through various charities and this week the minister for Development and Trade, Joe Costello, visits the country [...]
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Cudia won’t join today’s PMA graduation rites

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

independentCadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia will not join today’s graduation rites at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) even if President Aquino reverses the [...]
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Philippines closes deal to buy 12 fighter-trainer planes

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Sunday said the Philippines has inked a deal to buy 12 fighter-trainer planes to beef up its territorial defense operation. Speaking at [...]
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Philippines to ask ISPs to block pornographic content

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Telecompaper | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government will require ISPs and telecommunications companies to monitor and filter online pornographic content, The Philippine Star writes. Speaking at a [...]
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Philippine lawmakers question legality of bases access deal with US

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

While Philippine government officials have said that the security agreement that would allow the United States to have access to Philippine military bases is almost a done [...]
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PGA Cars’ Coyiuto among Philippines’ top 10 wealthiest

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Motioncars | 6:00 AM

Forbes magazine published its list of wealthiest people in March. Ten Philippine business tycoons made it to the annual ranking of global billionaires. Included in the [...]
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