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The Philippines: Leading the Way in the Global Fight to Combat Climate Change

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Climate change is not some far-off vague notion. Here in the Philippines, it is an everyday reality. The Philippines is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to [...]
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Foreign leaders respect Philippines’s good governance – Noy

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

It only took the administration of President Aquino for foreign leaders to respect the Philippines – which used to be the “Sick Man of Asia” – after [...]
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Kill the criminals! Duterte’s vote-winning vow in Philippines

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte curses the pope’s mother and jokes about his own infidelities, but many voters in the Philippines want to elect him president so he can honour a [...]
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Philippines should walk away from coal plant expansion, Gore says

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Climate change activist and former US vice President Al Gore has urged the Philippines government to end its dependence to polluting coal-fired power stations, particularly [...]
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Philippines Starts Task of Meeting Climate Change Commitments

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries when it comes to disasters and weather-related events. And this week it is hosting a three-day intensive [...]
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Philippines still safe from FATF blacklist

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is safe for now from getting blacklisted by the global body on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing even as policymakers scramble to trace and [...]
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Philippine casinos launder stolen Bangladesh money

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities are investigating how $81 million in stolen Bangladeshi funds found their way from New York into a Philippine bank for laundering in local casinos. As [...]
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Philippine casinos should be included in AML law: SEC

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Ggrasia | 6:00 AM

The head of the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission, Teresita Herbosa, said her office would push for casinos to be covered by the country’s anti-money [...]
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Philippine Banker Wants Tell-All in Closed Cyber-Heist Hearing

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine bank branch manager in the centre of an investigation on $80.9 million of stolen funds from Bangladesh’s foreign reserves wants a tell-all in a [...]
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PH money laundering probe: What we know so far

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Between February 4 and February 5, thieves attempted to withdraw $951 million from a Bangladesh Central Bank account in the New York Federal Reserve, Reuters reports. The [...]
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Philippines seize second N Korea-operated ship

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The Philippines seized and searched another North Korean vessel at one of its ports, but no weapons were found on board. The ship was impounded about a week after Manila put [...]
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Philippines Telcos Boosted by Telstra-SMC Deal Breakdown

16-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings believes the discontinuation of talks between Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra, A/Stable) and conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will delay the entry [...]
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Philippines, Malaysia ink banking pact

16-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The central banks of the Philippines and Malaysia have signed an agreement aimed at greater financial integration and economic development among members of the Association of [...]
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Senate committee launches money laundering probe

16-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee will launch its probe on the money laundering scandal on Tuesday (March 15). In an interview with CNN Philippines on Monday (March 14), Sen. [...]
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Duterte not bothered by latest SWS poll results

16-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte is not at all bothered by the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. Sen. Grace Poe [...]
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