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Makati City, Philippines declared selfie capital of the world

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

According to TIME Magazine, taking a selfie is more popular in Makati City than in any other major city on the planet. The financial centre of the Philippines, located in the [...]
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US hits ‘provocative’ China move on Philippine ships

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Wednesday accused China of raising tensions by blocking two Philippines vessels as it urged freedom of navigation in the tense South China Sea. The [...]
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Sub-P6K Nokia X launches in the Philippines

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Nokia X is now available in the Philippines. Announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, the Nokia X is the first Android smartphone by the Finnish [...]
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Philippines protests Ayungin Shoal incident

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

The Philippines on Tuesday protested the actions by the Chinese Coast Guard that prevented the delivery of supplies on March 9 to a small group of Filipino soldiers guarding [...]
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Pilot of missing Flight MH370 trained in the Philippines – report

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

The head pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 trained for a while in the Philippines, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Capt. Zaharie Ahmad Shah, [...]
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Poverty Is Stubborn Foe in Philippines

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

After two consecutive years of strong economic growth, disappointing jobs data in January has provided a clarion call to Philippine officials working to extract millions of [...]
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WebHits: ‘Happy’ Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Leave it to Filipinos to bounce back after a tragedy. It has been nearly 4 months since Super Typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan, hit the Philippines flattening towns [...]
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Philippines empowers women in agriculture

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

The Philippines represented by the Department of Agriculture (DA), participated in the Sixth Global Forum on Food and Agriculture (GFFA) during the observance of [...]
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Philippine typhoon mother rises from ruins

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the savage aftermath of the Philippines’ deadliest storm, an exhausted young woman gave birth to a girl on a filthy floor with little more than determination to [...]
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BSP expects fresh credit upgrade for Philippines soon

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

The Bangko Sental ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects the country to receive another credit rating upgrade given the positive review it has earned because of its strong economic [...]
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The Philippines is Home to Selfiest Cities in the World, Malaysia follows closely behind

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has another accolade – it is home to two of the world’s 10 most “selfiest” cities. Time Magazine took time to research the answer to [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Ayala to spend $4.3 billion on expansion-Standard

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ayala Corp, the country’s oldest conglomerate, is increasing capital spending this year to 190 billion pesos ($4.3 billion) to support real estate, banking, [...]
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Typhoon hits Philippine coconut oil exports

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine coconut oil exports fell 35 percent at the start of this year, driving up global prices, after a super typhoon destroyed millions of trees, an industry group said [...]
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HBO’s video streaming site HBO GO lands in the Philippines, ahead of Singapore

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

HBO, an American premium cable and satellite television network that owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner, has just extended its online [...]
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Philippines Protests China Stopping Troop Resupply

Philippines Protests China Stopping Troop Resupply

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

The Chinese coast guard prevented delivery of supplies to Filipino soldiers guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea and an envoy rejected a Philippine protest over [...]
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