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Who are the Philippines’ poor?

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

There’s a saying that goes “the poor are always with us.” But who are the Philippines’ poor and just how poor are they? According to data released by [...]
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Asean training to enhance services for PDWs opens in Philippines

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A three-day Southeast Asian regional training to improve services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) kicked off in the Philippines on Tuesday. Secretary Corazon Soliman of [...]
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Infosys to provide banking software solution to Philippines’ bank

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

IT services major InfosysBSE -0.24 percent today said it is providing banking software solutions to Philippines-based Bank of Makati, which recently transitioned into a [...]
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Philippines is 95th ‘best place’ to do business – WB report

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Setting up business in the Philippines seems not improving, as it slid down from 86th to 95th place, the latest “Doing Business” report of the World Bank showed. [...]
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US Marine to face trial in Philippines transgender killing

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will put a US Marine on trial for killing a transgender Filipino outside a former US Navy base but prosecutors have yet to decide whether to charge him with [...]
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Solving the mobile money problem in the Philippines

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Next Web | 6:00 AM

It’s a little known fact that mobile money was effectively invented in the Philippines by Smart Communications. Its Smart Money solution, launched in 2001, predates the [...]
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CNN comes to Manila

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Manila Standard Today | 6:00 AM

IF YOU get your daily dose of international news on CNN International, rejoice. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific and Nine Media Corporation have come into a joint [...]
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Philippines’ BDO posts 41pct jump in Q3 profit

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest bank, BDO Unibank, reported a 5.7 billion peso ($127 million) net profit in the third quarter, up 41 percent from a year ago. The increase in [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Philip Morris’ Philippine venture to stop exports to 2 countries – Standard Today

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp (PMFTC) will stop exporting cigarettes to South Korea and Pakistan with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system in [...]
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Solving the mobile money problem in the Philippines

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Next Web | 6:00 AM

It’s a little known fact that mobile money was effectively invented in the Philippines by Smart Communications. Its Smart Money solution, launched in 2001, predates the [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Alsons Consolidated gets $73.5 million loan – Philippine Star

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc secured a $73.5 million long-term loan from local and foreign banks to fund its power development projects in Mindanao, the Philippine Star [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Thailand’s Saha Group interested in venturing into Philippines – Malaya

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Thai conglomerate Saha Pathanapibul Pcl is interested in venturing into the Philippines, the Malaya Business Insight newspaper reported. Saha President Chantra Purnariksha [...]
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Philippines making headway in preparations for Southeast Asia’s economic integration

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) touted on Friday that as of July, the Philippines has achieved a score of 87.5 percent when it comes to passing measures for the [...]
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Philippines’ BDO Unibank Q3 net income up 41 pct y/y

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three months ended September 30, 2014. (in billion pesos) Net income 5.7 vs 4.05 NOTE: BDO Unibank Inc, the Philippines’ biggest lender by assets, is a unit of [...]
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Pacquiao ‘crossing fingers’ for Mayweather next year

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao said he hoped to finally step in the ring with arch-rival Floyd Mayweather next year as he denied he was taking his upcoming opponent [...]
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