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After typhoon, Philippines faces one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades

After typhoon, Philippines faces one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

The typhoon that recently barreled through the Philippines has left in its wake one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades, with the number of newly homeless far [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Government delays award of 2 infrastructure deals – Inquirer

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications is delaying the formal award of two infrastructure deals because it needs to resolve bidding issues [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-First Pacific hikes capex on Philippine units by 8 pct – BusinessWorld

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong-listed conglomerate First Pacific Co Ltd plans to spend at least 79 billion pesos ($1.8 billion) on its Philippine units, 8 percent higher than last year’s [...]
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Cape hotel chefs help in Philippines

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Boston | 6:00 AM

Executive chefs Nathan Gould from Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard, and Daniel Kenney from Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, don?t just share their [...]
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Philippine army says nine Muslim rebels slain in attacks

Philippine army says nine Muslim rebels slain in attacks

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops repulsed a series of attacks by a breakaway Muslim insurgent group in the country’s south that left nine rebels dead and two soldiers wounded, the [...]
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Palace: Philippines won’t yet legalise marijuana

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Marijuana will remain prohibited in the country unlike in some American states where its use has been recently legalised, Malacanang said Friday. Deputy presidential [...]
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Aragon to release Philippines benefit single in coming days

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | ctvnews | 6:00 AM

Winnipeg’s own YouTube star releases a new single this month. “United We Stand” by Maria Aragon drops in just a few days. The song benefits victims of [...]
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Philippines hopes to improve global competitiveness ranking

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | ABS-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has made “significant” progress in moving up the global competitiveness rankings in 2013, according to deputy presidential spokesman Abigail [...]
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Cebu Pacific eyes to acquire Tigerair Philippines

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Cebu Air Inc., the country’s largest budget airline, is seeking to acquire the Philippine unit of Singaporean low-cost airline Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd in a move to [...]
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Philippines in 2014: Emerging Economies with Contentious Leadership

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Across a number of emerging markets, the coming year will mark a consequential political transition. This could ultimately prove much more important that the US Federal [...]
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Boat missing on way to Philippines

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Jiji Press | 6:00 AM

A large secondhand fishing boat with six Japanese on board has fallen out of contact on its way to the Philippines from Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, it has been learned. A [...]
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Infant, toddler die in Philippine New Year revelry shootings

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

An infant and a toddler have died after being accidentally shot during raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines, police said Thursday. The revelry left eight other [...]
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Two kids in the Philippines shot during NYE celebrations

Two kids in the Philippines shot during NYE celebrations

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

AN INFANT and a toddler have died after being accidentally shot during raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines. The revelry left eight other people across the [...]
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What the Philippines Can Learn from Japan about Preparedness

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Emergencymgmt | 6:00 AM

As the Philippines starts to rise from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” it could benefit from adopting certain practices of one of Japan’s [...]
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Investment Priorities Plan of Philippines

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) identifies industries entitled to government fiscal incentives such as income tax holiday, as well as non-fiscal incentives, [...]
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