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Philippines struggles to help millions of flood victims

11-Aug-2012 Intellasia | DW | 7:01 AM

Flooding in the Philippines from monsoon rain has affected millions of people in Manila and throughout Luzon. The emergency services are struggling to cope with the massive [...]
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Philippines, Korea ink loan agreement for irrigation project

11-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Philstar | 7:01 AM

The Philippines and South Korea signed on Thursday a $207.88 million loan agreement for an irrigation project to be constructed in central Philippine province of Iloilo. [...]
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Philippines says militant attacks won’t derail peace talks

10-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 7:01 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday accused a renegade militant group of staging attacks in its troubled south in a bid to derail peace talks with Muslim rebels, but insisted the [...]
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Philippines’ June bank lending growth edge up yr/yr

10-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The Philippine central bank on Wednesday released data on lending by commercial banks in June: KEY DATA June May April March February Jan ( percent change y/y) Total loans [...]
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Fighting with rebels rages in southern Philippines

09-Aug-2012 Intellasia | AP - boston | 7:01 AM

Troops were pursuing a group of Muslim rebels Tuesday who attacked multiple army outposts in the southern Philippines, leaving seven people dead and paralysing a major [...]
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Abused bodies found after Philippine rebel raids

Abused bodies found after Philippine rebel raids

09-Aug-2012 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:01 AM

Philippine troops found four bodies including the mutilated corpses of two soldiers after a breakaway Muslim rebel group launched co-ordinated raids in the south, the army [...]
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Philippine banks among healthiest in Asia Pacific – Fitch

Philippine banks among healthiest in Asia Pacific – Fitch

09-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ABS CBN News | 7:01 AM

Philippine banks are among the healthiest in the Asia-Pacific region due to their large deposit base and healthy lending practices that allowed them to manage credit in the [...]
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Philippines’ PLDT Q2 net down 11pct as competition weighs

09-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT), the country’s most valuable listed company, posted a sharper-than-expected 11 percent drop in second-quarter net profit as [...]
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Philippines ratifies convention on domestic workers

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Xinhua | 7:01 AM

The Senate approved yesterday the resolution which concurs in the ratification of an international treaty providing legal protection for Filipino domestic workers and to [...]
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Philippines shuts financial markets, offices after flooding

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

The Philippines shut financial markets along with government offices and schools in Manila and nearby provinces after heavy rains led to what may emerge as the [...]
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WB unveils carbon incentive plan in Philippines

WB unveils carbon incentive plan in Philippines

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The World Bank said on Monday it plans to buy carbon credits from pig farms in the Philippines, helping farmers generate extra income by setting up environment friendly waste [...]
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US helps the Philippines improve its military capability

US helps the Philippines improve its military capability

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Guardian.co.uk | 7:01 AM

The US is helping the Philippines to modernise and improve its military capability in the face of a growing confrontation with China over supremacy in the South China Sea. [...]
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Philippines moves forward with bill to improve contraceptive access

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | NYTimes | 7:01 AM

Despite opposition from the powerful Roman Catholic Church, a bill that would mandate sex education in schools and subsidise contraceptives moved ahead on Monday after being [...]
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Philippines’ Globe Telecom H1 net profit down 10pct

08-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Six months ending June 30, 2012. (in billion pesos) Net income 4.97 vs 5.50 Core income 5.67 vs 5.57 EBITDA 17.68 vs 18.04 Service revenue 40.77 vs 38.39 Note: Globe Telecom [...]
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Three dead in breakaway rebel attack in Philippines

Three dead in breakaway rebel attack in Philippines

07-Aug-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:57 AM

A breakaway group of Muslim rebels used chainsaws to launch simultaneous attacks across 11 towns in the southern Philippines Monday, leaving at least three dead, officials [...]
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