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US Navy to dismantle ship stuck on Philippine reef

US Navy to dismantle ship stuck on Philippine reef

31-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Sfgate | 10:45 AM

The U.S. Navy said Wednesday that it would dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in the Philippines after carefully studying all options on how to remove [...]
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Philippines to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

Philippines to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

31-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 8:32 AM

The Philippines will buy 12 South Korean FA-50 fighter jets to strengthen its poorly-armed military, government spokesmen said Wednesday, amid increasing maritime tensions [...]
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China urged to face Philippines at UN tribunal

31-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Abcnews | 8:03 AM

A senior US lawmaker meeting with Philippine officials said Tuesday that China should agree to face the Philippines before a UN arbitration tribunal to avoid a possible [...]
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Outsourcing sector drives Philippines’ property market

31-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 8:03 AM

Demand for office space in the Philippines is fuelling the growth of its property market and the outsourcing sector is the key driver of demand. Round-the-clock construction [...]
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Trapped US Navy minesweeper to be broken up

31-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Defensenews | 8:03 AM

Caught between the jagged coral of an ocean reef and Filipino environmental and political concerns, the US Navy says it will cut up the trapped USS Guardian and take it away [...]
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ADB proposing tram for Philippines

30-Jan-2013 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

As the tram or cable car is being embraced as an alternative transport system in various parts of the world, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is mulling over prospects of [...]
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Philippines’ property boom shows no sign of slowdown

30-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

A property boom in Metro Manila, described as the best in two decades, has pushed construction in the Philippines to its highest growth in at least six quarters. The [...]
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Philippines militants refuse to free foreign hostages

30-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Thenational | 6:00 AM

Philippines// Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf gunmen in the Philippines have refused to free foreign hostages after two weeks of negotiations but the militants have no immediate [...]
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Philippines ICTSI seeks around $100m from bond issue upsize

30-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICT.PH), or ICTSI, said Monday its board approved the increase in the size of a bond issued earlier this month [...]
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Aquino alleges China harassed Philippines boats

Aquino alleges China harassed Philippines boats

29-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino has accused China of harassing two Philippine fishing boats in disputed South China Sea waters, allegedly driving out one that had sheltered from [...]
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Stifel Bets ETF to beat star Philippines: China overnight

29-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese exchange-traded funds will lead gains among Asian peers this year as inflows increase amid a recovery in the world’s second-largest economy, according to Stifel [...]
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Maybank injects $100m in the Philippines to accelerate growth

29-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Thesundaily | 6:00 AM

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), which on Friday opened its new corporate head office in Manila, the Philippines, is injecting $100 million to accelerate its growth there. This [...]
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US not exempt from laws: Philippines’ Aquino

US not exempt from laws: Philippines’ Aquino

28-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:52 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has welcomed the US Navy’s apology for a minesweeper that went aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef, but said they would [...]
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Documentary indicts Philippine justice system

Documentary indicts Philippine justice system

26-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:35 AM

A gripping documentary about a wealthy, young man sentenced to death for the rape and murder of two sisters has catalysed a movement to expose wrongful convictions in the [...]
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Philippines Aims to Drill in South China Sea

26-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

This week, the Philippines announced it will take China to an international arbitration tribunal because of Beijing’s claim of nearly the entire South China Sea. The [...]
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