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Typhoon Haiyan: the Philippines families still living in tents a year later

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan reduced Melissa Rivera’s seaside neighbourhood to wasteland – and a year since government body collectors hauled her [...]
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US Navy cancels port calls amid Philippine anger over killing

US Navy cancels port calls amid Philippine anger over killing

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Navy has cancelled visits to the Philippine port of Subic amid public anger over accusations that a US Marine killed a Filipino on the city’s outskirts, [...]
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Investing in the Growth of the Philippines

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

According to both the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank, the second fastest growing economy in Asia, the Philippines, is expected to grow at a rate of 6.2 percent in [...]
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New Bill to Prevent EU Ban on Philippines Fish

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Thefishsite | 6:00 AM

The Philippine senate is expected to approve a bill that would strengthen Philippine laws against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in order to stave off the [...]
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Japan move seen positive for Phl

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Japan’s move to further provide fiscal stimulus to prop up its economy should be positive for the Philippines if this will [...]
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PH, Taiwan bracing for Ebola

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Manilastandardtoday | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is not 100-percent prepared to contain the Ebola virus once it reaches the country even as neighbouring Taiwan has stepped up measures to protect its citizens [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Coca-Cola Femsa to raise Philippine investments to $1.7 billion – Inquirer

05-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mexico’s Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV is set to further increase its investments in the Philippines to a total of $1.7 billion through the continued upgrade of existing [...]
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Abu Sayyaf insurgents kill six Philippine soldiers

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf insurgents killed six soldiers in the southern Philippines on Sunday despite a new army offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked group, a military spokeswoman said. [...]
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Love offers fresh dreams for Philippine typhoon survivors

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jovelyn Luana and Joel Aradana plan to light candles at a mass grave to mark one year since Super Typhoon Haiyan stole both their families, but they will do it hand-in-hand, [...]
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Filipinos remember typhoon dead on All Saints’ Day

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Filipinos paid their respects to departed loved ones Saturday in All Saints’ Day rituals in cemeteries around the archipelago, including at mass graves for victims of a [...]
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Millions across Philippines honour their dead

Millions across Philippines honour their dead

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Millions across the Philippines packed into cemeteries on Saturday to pay respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines Catholic religious rites with the [...]
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Philippine typhoon widow grateful for cruel consolation

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A tiny store selling lollies, coffee and shampoo may seem a cruel consolation for Philippine typhoon widow Jennifer Pulga, but it keeps her with her children and for that she [...]
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Falling oil prices: A boon to the Philippine economy

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Oil prices have dropped by more than 25 percent since June on the back of weak global oil demand, a supply glut from North America and a strong US dollar. The International [...]
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Philippines signs air service agreements with Ethiopia, Malaysia, and HK

04-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Philippine Flight Network | 6:00 AM

As part of efforts to increase tourism and further develop international air travel with foreign nations, the Philippines has signed new air service agreements with Malaysia, [...]
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Amid Murder Case, Philippines Says US Pact Stays

Amid Murder Case, Philippines Says US Pact Stays

03-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews.go | 6:00 AM

A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is “imperfect” but Manila is unlikely to amend [...]
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