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Philippines Suspends Oil, Gas Exploration in Disputed Waters

05-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has ordered the suspension of all exploration at an offshore oil and gas field because of an ongoing territorial dispute with China, a [...]
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Why Graft Is Declining In The Notoriously Corrupt Philippines

05-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Corruption in the Philippines has shot as high as $94 million per case. It has snared people as senior as former presidents Joseph Estrada and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. The [...]
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10 highest paid jobs in Philippines bared

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Job portal JobStreet Philippines revealed the highest-paying fields of employment for young Filipinos, with information technology-related positions leading the list. The [...]
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Sabah at ‘permanent’ risk of Philippine conflict spillover, deputy minister warns

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ southern conflict puts Sabah’s east coast under “permanent” threat from armed insurgents, deputy Defence minister Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri [...]
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Can the Philippines and Vietnam be strategic partners?

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The beginning of 2015 marks a promising future for the Philippines and Vietnam Enjoying steady bilateral relations since diplomatic ties were established after the Vietnam [...]
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US Concludes Special Operations Task Force in the Philippines

US Concludes Special Operations Task Force in the Philippines

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

After 13 years of providing operational advice and support, the US special operations mission in the Philippines, which was set up to help the Philippine military fight an [...]
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Philippines to UN: China reclamation destroys nature

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines says China’s artificial islands ‘will also irreparably damage the entire ecological balance’ in the West Philippine Sea Citing the [...]
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Philippines warns against Korean marriage brokers

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

South Korean nationals who run international marriage agencies in the Philippines may be subject to legal punishment including prison terms, the Philippines government [...]
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Philippines suspends Reed Bank drilling in S.China Sea – Philex unit

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has suspended all exploration work at the Reed Bank in the South China Sea “until further notice”, a unit of Philex Petroleum Corp said, [...]
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Urbasolar, SunAsia to Build 100MW of Solar Plants in Philippines

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Urbasolar of France and SunAsia Energy will invest 9 billion pesos ($204 million) to build 100 megawatts of solar power plants in the Philippines. The first phase is a [...]
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RPT-Philippines suspends Reed Bank drilling in S.China Sea – Philex unit

04-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has suspended all exploration work at the Reed Bank in the South China Sea “until further notice”, a unit of Philex Petroleum Corp said, [...]
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Toll in Philippine clashes with Islamists rises to 26

Toll in Philippine clashes with Islamists rises to 26

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A military assault on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day on Saturday, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials [...]
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70 years on, survivors keep memory of Battle of Manila alive

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Seventy years have not dulled the memories of survivors of the monthlong Battle of Manila. The mass killings by Japanese forces, the loved ones lost and the desperation are [...]
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Order of Malta prince visits Philippines

Order of Malta prince visits Philippines

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, arrived in Manila yesterday for a seven-day official visit. Presidential [...]
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Philippines launches drive vs child traffickers

03-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has launched a war against an international syndicate that uses Filipino children from 1 to 12 years old to serve the sexual needs of its clients in foreign [...]
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