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The Philippines has become the call-centre capital of the world

03-Feb-2015 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Ever since Joahnna Horca lost her father, a doctor, in a South China Sea typhoon, her large family has struggled to make ends meet. So after Horca earned a college degree in [...]
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Philippines carnage scaring away investors: business group

03-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A bloodbath in the southern Philippines has placed at risk billions of pesos in potential investment, a business leader in the region said on Monday. At least three foreign [...]
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Aquino vows justice for dead Filipino commandos on day of mourning

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino pledged justice for the families of 44 police commandos killed by Muslim rebels during a botched anti-terror operation, as he led tributes [...]
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Philippines mourns 44 commandos; terror suspect hunted

Philippines mourns 44 commandos; terror suspect hunted

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine president said Friday he has ordered the hunt for a Filipino terror suspect who escaped an anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the killings of 44 police [...]
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Find The Top Retirement Cities In The Philippines

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Investopedia | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands, bordered by Taiwan to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the east, Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo to the south, and [...]
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The Philippines has ‘transitioned to a tiger economy’

02-Feb-2015 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

Economic growth in the Southeast Asian nation grew at a rate of 6.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent in 2013. Still, the 2014 performance makes the Philippines the second [...]
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Philippines, Vietnam upgrade ties in show of unity against China

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Vietnam are forging closer ties in a symbolic move after China stepped up activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea, raising tension in the [...]
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Philippine mayor arrested, escorted to graft hearing

Philippine mayor arrested, escorted to graft hearing

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The mayor of the Philippines’ main financial district was arrested Thursday for contempt and escorted to a Senate hearing to answer allegations of corruption after he [...]
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Philippine economy defies Asian slowdown

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has defied regional trends by recording a pick-up in growth in the fourth quarter, as a bounce in government spending gave a fresh boost to one of [...]
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Economy grows by 6.9pct in Q4

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy rebounded strongly in the fourth quarter of 2014, posting the best growth in Asia after China, on strong manufacturing sector as well as higher [...]
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Philippines mulls over lifting visa requirement for Indians

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Deccanherald | 6:00 AM

Philippines is exploring the possibility of lifting visa requirements for Indians on an experimental basis for 2015-16, apparently aiming to attract more tourists from India. [...]
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Philippine mourning for slain police

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is holding a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels. The bodies of those who died were returned to Manila on Thursday. [...]
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Australia’s gift to Philippines: Two landing ships

31-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Australian government will donate two heavy landing craft (LCH) vessels to the Philippine government. Australian minister for Defense Kevin Andrews announced Thursday the [...]
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Philippines GDP grows faster than expected in Q4

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy picked up pace in the fourth quarter, helped by double-digit growth in construction and exports, but full-year growth fell short of the [...]
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Aquino to address Philippines in bid to salvage peace pact

Aquino to address Philippines in bid to salvage peace pact

30-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino will address the nation later Wednesday to try to shore up a Muslim rebel peace deal threatened by a bungled anti-terror raid that killed [...]
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