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Philippines says China carrier in South China Sea raises tension

Philippines says China carrier in South China Sea raises tension

29-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said on Wednesday the imminent arrival of China’s sole aircraft carrier in the disputed South China Sea for the first time for a training mission would [...]
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Sitka assembly to send paychecks to Philippines

29-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Kcaw | 6:00 AM

The Sitka assembly on Tuesday night was asked to make a donation on behalf of the city to disaster relief in the Philippines – and said no. Instead, members volunteered [...]
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Manny Pacquiao must pay $50m: Philippines taxman

29-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Philippines authorities demanded on Wednesday that boxing great Manny Pacquiao pay a $50 million (Dh183 million) tax bill or risk having assets seized, but the national hero [...]
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iPhone 5S and 5C price drop: one Philippine telco lowers monthly fees, adds prepaid option

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

The two telcos in the Philippines launched their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and 5C earlier this month. But now Globe Telecom is being more aggressive and has dropped [...]
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Top S. Korean fugitive arrested in Philippines

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of South Korea’s most wanted fugitives, the alleged head of a major crime syndicate, was arrested in the Philippines on Tuesday after hiding out in the country for [...]
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Overseas Philippine workers a typhoon lifeline

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ giant band of overseas workers, already regarded as national heroes for toiling in foreign lands, are coming to the rescue again as they dig deep to [...]
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Battle brewing in Philippines as beer maker San Miguel prepares to launch mobile telco

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The largest conglomerate in the Philippines, the San Miguel Corporation – yes, it makes San Miguel beer – is set to get into a new business. That is, into the [...]
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Philippines: UK helicopter deploys aid to primary school

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The British Navy has begun delivering aid to areas of the Western Philippines that were damaged by Typhoon Haiyan. The helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is transporting over [...]
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With food still priority in typhoon-hit Philippines, UN boosts relief efforts

With food still priority in typhoon-hit Philippines, UN boosts relief efforts

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United Nations is mustering planes, ferries and trucks to boost its relief efforts in the Philippines, with food still a priority almost three weeks after Typhoon Haiyan [...]
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IDF major reports from Philippines: ‘An extraordinary, powerful experience’

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

On Monday, November 11, a text message on my cellphone invited me to join the IDF delegation to the Philippines. Within 48 hours, I was on a plane with over 100 people, most [...]
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Burma president to visit PH

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Mynamar President Thein Sein is set to visit the Philippines this December, the Department of Foreign (DFA) said. The DFA said Myanmar’s post-junta leader will be in [...]
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Manila says typhoon shows need for US-Philippine military accord

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

The swift US humanitarian response to the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan highlights the need to expand America’s military presence in the Philippines, Foreign [...]
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UK aid ship arrives in Philippines

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

500 tonnes of aid from the United Kingdom has arrived in the Philippines to help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. It was carried aboard the enormous aircraft carrier HMS [...]
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Slog begins to rebuild Philippines’ typhoon wastelands

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A frantic campaign to reach millions of hungry, injured and homeless people in the Philippines following one of the world’s strongest storms is almost over. Now the [...]
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Philippines to plant more mangroves in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Sunday it will plant more mangrove areas to prevent a repeat of the deadly storm surges that claimed hundreds of lives during Super Typhoon Haiyan [...]
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