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High unemployment rate in Philippines despite strong economic

03-May-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Despite strong economic growth, the unemployment rate in the Philippines remains the highest in Southeast Asia. The government admits it has not been able to meet its target [...]
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Philippines says communist peace talks have failed

Philippines says communist peace talks have failed

01-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines says that peace talks with communist rebels have collapsed and a target of ending the decades-long insurgency by 2016 is impossible to achieve. Philippine [...]
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Muslim extremists kill two soldiers in southern Philippines

30-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

Muslim extremists linked to Al Qaeda killed at least two soldiers in an ambush Sunday in the restive southern Philippine province of Basilan. Regional military spokesman Col. [...]
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Philippine police hunt mayor’s attackers

30-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine police said they have identified and are hunting eight gunmen who killed 13 people in an ambush on a mayor, an attack that cast a pall of fear over upcoming [...]
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Philippines hopes to sustain exporting rice

30-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Philstar.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government expressed hope on Sunday that it could sustain rice export that will start next month. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that [...]
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Philippines mayor injured in ambush as gunmen kill 13

Philippines mayor injured in ambush as gunmen kill 13

29-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Gunmen killed 13 people in an ambush on a Philippine mayor, police said Friday, in the deadliest of a string of violent incidents that have marred campaigning for May [...]
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Philippines accuses China of ‘de facto occupation’

29-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Friday accused Beijing of engaging in the “de facto occupation” of a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, following a face-off that began [...]
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Philippines Cuts Special Deposit Account Rate, Holds Benchmark

27-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines cut the rate it pays on special deposit accounts for a third time this year, boosting efforts to curb capital inflows and avert asset bubbles. Bangko Sentral [...]
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Arbitral panel to hear Philippines case vs China complete

Arbitral panel to hear Philippines case vs China complete

27-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Sunstar | 6:00 AM

THE international arbitral tribunal that will hear the case filed by the Philippines against China on the West Philippine Sea dispute is finally complete with the appointment [...]
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12 dead in Philippines political ambush ahead of vote

12 dead in Philippines political ambush ahead of vote

27-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Twelve people were killed in an ambush on a Philippines mayor, officials said Friday, in the deadliest of a string of violent incidents that have marred the campaign for May [...]
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China slams Philippine bid to ‘legalise’ occupation of islands

27-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China accused the Philippines on Friday of trying to legalise its occupation of islands in the disputed South China Sea, repeating that Beijing would never agree to [...]
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Philippine police nab 3 Indians with bomb in car

Philippine police nab 3 Indians with bomb in car

27-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Thepublicopinion | 6:00 AM

A Philippine police official says three Indian nationals are facing charges of illegal explosives possession after a powerful homemade bomb was found inside their car. [...]
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DOJ slaps P6 billion smuggling case on Phoenix Petroleum…

26-Apr-2013 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Publicly listed, independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines (PNX) is now facing almost P6 billion smuggling case as the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday [...]
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Philippines determined to protect election candidates

Philippines determined to protect election candidates

26-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines deployed hundreds of extra troops as it vowed yesterday to protect candidates for next month’s mid-term elections after communist guerillas ramped up [...]
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Taiwan, Philippines sign crime-fighting pact

25-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and the Philippines have signed a crime-fighting pact after a series of internet scams strained ties between the two governments. The agreement is aimed at cracking [...]
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