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Philippine political dynasty law yet to pass

17-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 7:01 AM

More than two decades after Filipinos ratified their present constitution, Congress has yet to pass a law that will eradicate political dynasties, a lawmaker lamented. [...]
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Philippines to Urge China to start sea code talks at summit

Philippines to Urge China to start sea code talks at summit

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino will urge China to start negotiations on a set of rules to avoid conflict in the South China Sea during a regional summit next week, a [...]
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San Miguel Q3 profit quadruples as expansion pays off

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

San Miguel Corp, the Philippines’ most diversified conglomerate, increased its third-quarter profit by more than four-fold compared with a year ago after aggressively [...]
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Philippines may bar workers from Taiwan over payment issue: official

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 7:01 AM

Manila, November 14 (CNA) A Philippine labour official said Wednesday his country may stop allowing people to work as domestic helpers in Taiwan, following disagreements on [...]
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Philippines keeps watch on China’s leadership change

Philippines keeps watch on China’s leadership change

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 7:01 AM

In the heart of Manila’s busy Chinatown, business is booming. Street trade goes on, as it has for centuries, but new malls and luxury apartment blocks are being created [...]
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Philippine economy seen to slow down in Q3

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | MENAFN.COM | 7:01 AM

November 15, 2012 (Menafn – The Manila Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -Weather disturbances may slow down the Philippine economy in [...]
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Philippines radio host shot dead

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | he Guardian | 7:01 AM

Filipino radio host Julius Cauzo was shot dead on his way to the station to present his show. He had received several death threats because of his on-air comments about local [...]
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Philippines strongest export performer in region

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Sun.Star | 7:01 AM

The Philippines became the strongest performer among its East and Southeast Asian neighbours in terms of export growth for September 2012, the Department of Trade and [...]
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Philippine debt hits 126.$89b as of Sept

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 7:01 AM

The government’s debt rose to $5.213 trillion (about $126.89 billion) as of September due to the increase of domestic debt, the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) said Tuesday. [...]
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San Miguel in talks with Cayman Airways for possible investment

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

San Miguel Corp. (SMC), the Philippines’ biggest company, and affiliate Philippine Airlines Inc. are in talks with Cayman Airways for a possible investment. Discussions [...]
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Philippine ‘sin tax’ bill gathers support

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | China Post | 7:01 AM

The Philippine Palace is confident that the Senate will approve by November 19 the “sin tax” bill that would generate a minimum 40 billion pesos in revenue and [...]
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Canada to help Philippine defence revamp

14-Nov-2012 Intellasia | UPI.com | 7:01 AM

Canada will help the Philippines modernise its obsolete defense structure as part of a deal that includes Ottawa guarantees for Manila’s purchases of Canadian military [...]
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Philippines’ September exports growth highest in nearly 2 yrs

14-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The Philippines’ statistics office on Tuesday released data on September exports: KEY DATA: Total exports September August July June May Apr yr/yr change ( percent) [...]
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Philippine bonds rebound as debt exchange plan may be delayed

14-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

Philippine 19-year bonds advanced for a seventh day, reversing an earlier decline, after the government said it may delay a planned debt swap. The peso fell. The government [...]
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Petron swings to profit in Q3 vs Q2 Reuters November 12

14-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Philippine oil refiner Petron Corp, a unit of conglomerate San Miguel Corp, said it had net income of 500 million pesos ($12 million) in the third quarter, rebounding from [...]
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