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Government underspending to limit econ growth – Fitch

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has warned government underspending may continue to weigh down Philippine economic growth this year as the country lacks a more efficient way in disbursing [...]
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PH economy unlikely to grow 7pct – Fitch

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy is unlike to grow at least 7 percent this year due to bottlenecks in disbursement of public funds, one of the three major international credit rating [...]
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Wagers at funerals help defray death expenses in the Philippines

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When paying your final respects to a relative or friend, the last thing you might expect to see at the wake is people placing bets on a card game or bingo. Not in the [...]
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Honda PH to open new dealership in Zamboanga

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Carmudi | 6:00 AM

After the successful launch of its small crossover the HR-V, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is strengthening its dealerships across the country by announcing the opening [...]
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Philippines, Japan defy China with second spy plane flight

Philippines, Japan defy China with second spy plane flight

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Japan flew patrol planes near the disputed South China Sea waters for the second straight day on Wednesday, defying Chinese warnings. A Japanese P-3C [...]
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Militant bombings kill 2 soldiers in southern Philippines

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in bomb attacks by Abu Sayyaf bandits in a southern province, the military said Wednesday. The bombings came a week [...]
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DND slams China’s live fire exercise in West Philippine Sea

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

China’s recent live fire exercises in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) reflect its plan to militarise the areas it illegally occupied, the Department of [...]
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VP Binay, son face graft probe over ‘rigged’ bidding

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Field investigators from the Office of the Ombudsman have filed a complaint-affidavit urging the preliminary investigation of vice President Jejomar Binay and Makati Mayor [...]
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The Philippines a Fertile Market for Both Factory and Process Automation, Finds Frost & Sullivan

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has a substantial base for factory automation products and services in the food and beverage, electronics, and semiconductors sectors; while for process [...]
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Victims of worst Philippine factory fire settle for $3,360

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Families of 57 of the dead in the Philippines’ worst factory fire have dropped their claims against the company in exchange for a 151,200-peso ($3,360) settlement, a [...]
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China irked by PH, Japan naval drills near disputed sea

China irked by PH, Japan naval drills near disputed sea

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Beijing on Tuesday (June 23) urged Tokyo and Manila not to create tensions in the region after a Japanese military patrol plane circled over disputed parts of the South China [...]
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Tiny Japanese navy drill with Philippines may lead to bigger role in South China Sea

Tiny Japanese navy drill with Philippines may lead to bigger role in South China Sea

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A tiny military exercise in the Philippines this week may presage something much bigger: the entry of Japan into the tussle for control of the South China Sea. A Japanese [...]
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Philippines disowns call to boycott Chinese products

Philippines disowns call to boycott Chinese products

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has disowned a call to boycott products from China, its biggest source of imports, in the face of a dispute between Manila and Beijing over the West [...]
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China warns Japan, Philippines not to hype up tension

China warns Japan, Philippines not to hype up tension

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

Beijing on Tuesday urged Tokyo and Manila not to create tensions in the region after a Japanese military patrol plane circled over disputed parts of the South China Sea at [...]
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Foreign arms firms considering manufacturing in Philippines

25-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Weapons and munitions manufacturers from Canada, the United States, South Korea and South Africa are considering setting up operations in the Philippines once its first [...]
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