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Malaysian troops attack armed Philippine group in Sabah

Malaysian troops attack armed Philippine group in Sabah

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 8:04 AM

Malaysian troops backed by fighter jets stormed the camp of an armed Filipino group on Tuesday, trying to end a standoff on Borneo island after violence that killed at least [...]
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Philippines tried to prevent violence

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | theaustralian | 6:00 AM

MALAYSIAN fighter jets launched air strikes on a defiant group of Filipino intruders as security forces sought to end a three-week incursion that has already killed 27 [...]
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Philippines in Talks to Ease Investment Limits, Balisacan Says

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to propose legislative measures to ease curbs on foreign direct investments and help the government reduce unemployment, Economic Planning Secretary [...]
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Sabah claim hits Malaysia, Philippines

Sabah claim hits Malaysia, Philippines

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | smh.com.au | 6:00 AM

Seven people were reported killed, and four hostages taken, as fighting continued Sunday in the Malaysian state of Sabah over a historic claim to the area by a religious [...]
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Philippines needs more international airports

Philippines needs more international airports

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | asiaone | 6:00 AM

The Philippines would benefit immensely from having more than one airport to serve as the country’s international gateway, the same way large metropolitan areas [...]
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US gives P3.8 million for human trafficking

06-Mar-2013 Intellasia | sunstar | 6:00 AM

The United States government is granting P3.8 million to a partner non-government organisation in curbing child trafficking in 15 municipalities of Samar and Eastern Samar [...]
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Philippines’ elite swallow country’s new wealth

Philippines’ elite swallow country’s new wealth

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:39 AM

Optimism is soaring that the Philippines is finally becoming an Asian tiger economy, but critics caution a tiny elite that has long dominated is amassing most of the new [...]
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Philippines may forego global bond sale as it boosts local debt

Philippines may forego global bond sale as it boosts local debt

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may shun the global bond market this year, breaking a run of sales that stretches back a decade, as it boosts domestic borrowing amid record-low interest [...]
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Philippines may shun borrowing abroad this year, says treasurer

Philippines may shun borrowing abroad this year, says treasurer

05-Mar-2013 Intellasia | gulf-times.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may shun the global bond market this year as record-low interest rates at home and flush money supply supports increased domestic borrowing, Treasurer Rosalia [...]
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MNLF urges OIC, UN to intervene in Sabah

MNLF urges OIC, UN to intervene in Sabah

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | 8:32 AM

As violence spread in Sabah, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations were urged yesterday to intervene and initiate negotiations between Malaysia [...]
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PH, other countries hailed for less dependence on foreign funds

04-Mar-2013 Intellasia | inquirer | 6:00 AM

Moody’s Investors Service has cited the Philippines and other emerging markets in Asia for their declining dependence on foreign funds to support government operations. [...]
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Aquino to Sulu ‘army’: ‘Surrender now’

Aquino to Sulu ‘army’: ‘Surrender now’

02-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | inquirer.net | 3:23 PM

Philippines president Benigno Aquino III on Saturday urged the followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to “surrender now” as he admonished them for choosing a wrong path to [...]
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Corpses seen in police vehicle after Sabah

Corpses seen in police vehicle after Sabah

02-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Asiaone | 9:47 AM

Word of the shootout began trickling in just after 10am to media personnel who had been using the Felda Residence Hotel as the base of operations. The newsmen scrambled to [...]
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Full mandate to police, armed forces to end crisis, says Malaysia PM

02-Mar-2013 Intellasia | NST | 9:46 AM

PRIME minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed sadness that blood had been spilled by the action of armedintruders from Sulu who at-tacked Malaysian security forces [...]
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Malaysia standoff with armed Filipinos ends in violence

Malaysia standoff with armed Filipinos ends in violence

02-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 8:37 AM

A standoff between Malaysian security forces and armed Filipinos ended in violence on Friday, with two police officers and up to 12 members of the Philippine group killed as [...]
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