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Philippines education reform faces challenges

11-May-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Halfway through its implementation and even with the required legislation that gave it teeth, a new basic education system in the Philippines continues to face challenges [...]
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International action pressed on sea row

11-May-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The international community should take strong, concrete action to stop China from building artificial islands and potential military bases in the West Philippine Sea, [...]
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Japan, Philippines to hold first naval drill in South China Sea: sources

Japan, Philippines to hold first naval drill in South China Sea: sources

11-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan and the Philippines will hold their first joint naval drill this month in the South China Sea near a disputed shoal claimed by Beijing, sources in Tokyo and the [...]
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The Philippines should spend more on defense

11-May-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

In terms of per capita defense spending, the Philippines, at $32.9 million, is the third lowest in Asean in 2014, ahead only of Cambodia and Indonesia The Stockholm [...]
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Philippines alarmed over China aircraft challenges in disputed sea

Philippines alarmed over China aircraft challenges in disputed sea

09-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines expressed alarm Thursday over what it said were escalating Chinese efforts to drive off Filipino aircraft from a disputed South China Sea island garrisoned by [...]
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Taiwan urges Philippines to release Taiwanese fishing boat

09-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan urged the Philippines on Thursday to release the Taiwanese fishing boat and fishermen on board once it completes a necessary investigation on whether the boat was [...]
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‘Noul’ swirls near Philippines, could become super typhoon

09-May-2015 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Noul – or Dodong, as it has been designated in the Philippines – is gaining intensity and expected to make landfall in the northeastern Philippines this [...]
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China warns, drives off 7 PH military planes

09-May-2015 Intellasia | Global Nation | 6:00 AM

The Philippines expressed alarm Thursday over what it said were escalating Chinese efforts to drive off Filipino aircraft from a disputed South China Sea island garrisoned by [...]
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Philippines, Japan Strengthen Ties Despite WWII History

09-May-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Seventy years after the end of World War II, Japan’s relations with neighbours South Korea and China continue to be strained by wartime grievances, while the [...]
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Aquino tells Pinoys in Chicago: Philippines now ‘Darling of Asia’

09-May-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday trumpeted to the Filipinos in Chicago, Illinois the country’s economic gains under his watch. During his first working visit [...]
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Philippines detains Taiwanese fishing boat

09-May-2015 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

A fishing boat from Pingtung County’s Liouciou Township (??) has been detained by the Philippines on charges of poaching, the Liouciou Fishermen’s Association [...]
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Canada to provide counterterrorism support to Philippines

09-May-2015 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Canada will provide counterterrorism and anti-crime support to police in the Philippines, part of an effort to boost security and commercial ties with one of Asia’s [...]
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Phl economy remains the ‘exception’ – IMF

09-May-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continue to be the “exception” in Asia and in the world as its economy is expected to continue its upward growth momentum, the International [...]
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Metro Manila child survival rate improves by 50pct – study

08-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Metro Manila was among the cities in the world to cut child mortality rates among urban poor, according to a global index released by Save the Children on Tuesday (May 5). [...]
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Philippines, Japan coast guards hold anti-piracy drills

08-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel after a mock hijack, in a show of maritime [...]
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