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Philippines, US ink deal to curb offshore tax evasion

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and the US have entered into an agreement to promote transparency in financial accounts under the latter’s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. In a [...]
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GMR in race for 5 airports in Philippines worth $2.4 bn

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Moneycontrol | 6:00 AM

GMR-Megawide is in race to acquire operations of five airports worth USD 2.4 billion in Philippines under PPP model. As many as six companies, including GMR-Megawide, have [...]
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In the Philippines’ South China Sea Case, Is International Law on Trial?

In the Philippines’ South China Sea Case, Is International Law on Trial?

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Today marked the end of the first oral arguments in the Philippines’ arbitration case regarding Chinese actions in the South China Sea. From July 7 -13,the Permanent [...]
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Philippines ‘poison’ sweets sicken nearly 2,000 people, mostly schoolchildren

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

At least 1,925 people in the southern Philippines, most of them schoolchildren, sick after eating the fruit-flavoured candy and 66 remain hospitalised The number of people [...]
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US checks possible terror funding via aid groups in Philippines

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The United States will soon carry out a programme designed to screen employees and beneficiaries of federally funded aid organisations and activities in the Philippines. [...]
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Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore

Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore

15-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Google has quietly removed the Chinese name for a South China Sea shoal bitterly disputed by Beijing and Manila from its maps service, following an outcry from Filipinos. The [...]
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The 10 Deadliest Typhoons In The Philippines

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | MoneyMax.ph | 6:00 AM

Lying astride the typhoon belt, the Philippines is hit with an average of 20 typhoons a year. The presence of torrential rains and powerful gusts of winds is an expected [...]
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Durian candy manufacturer’s permit to be suspended

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The business permit of the manufacturer of Wendy’s Durian Candy in Ma-a, Davao City is set to be suspended pending the issuance of a clearance from the Food and Drug [...]
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PHL ready to answer UN panel’s questions on China sea dispute

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is prepared to answer additional questions from the arbitration tribunal handling the case filed by the country challenging China’s massive claims on [...]
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Candy poisoning victims hit 1909

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The number of victims of food poisoning caused by durian candies in the Caraga region has risen to more than 1,900, local health officials said yesterday. This developed as [...]
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Greece woes have low Philippines impact – The China Post

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Global financial markets were on edge last week after Greece failed to make payment on a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, sending stock and currency markets [...]
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Philippines eyes provisional relief to stop China reclamation

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government might seek provisional measures to stop China’s reclamation of the disputed islands in the West Philippine Sea should the arbitration tribunal [...]
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Philippines can withstand external shocks – BSP

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is confident the Philippines will withstand external shocks arising from the stock market meltdown in China, the debt debacle in Greece, [...]
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Archbishop Tagle appointed another Vatican post

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis again appointed Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle a Vatican post just months after being made head of the Caritas Internationalis. Tagle, who [...]
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Hospitals discharge all tainted durian candy patients

14-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

All patients who had been hospitalised for durian candy poisoning in Surigao del Sur were discharged on Sunday morning (July 12), Gov. Johnny Pimentel told CNN Philippines in [...]
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