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HRW accuses govt of ‘mass arrests’ of poor ahead of Apec meet

HRW accuses govt of ‘mass arrests’ of poor ahead of Apec meet

17-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch accused government Monday of the “mass arrest” of hundreds of street dwellers and informal settlers to “beautify” Metro Manila for [...]
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Philippines ready for next round of arbitration on sea dispute

Philippines ready for next round of arbitration on sea dispute

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is gearing up for the next round of its legal battle with China before the international arbitral tribunal over the West Philippine Sea, with hearings on the [...]
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Palace: Philippines preparing for next round of hearing on sea row

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Sunstar | 6:00 AM

THE Philippine government will be presenting more documents to the international tribunal on the West Philippine Sea issue when the hearing resumes later this month in the [...]
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Philippine Lawmakers Want to Scrap a Dress Code That Discriminates Against the Poor

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Rapper | 6:00 AM

The code presently requires anyone seeking government services to wear clothes that are unaffordable for those living in poverty A group of Filipino lawmakers filed a bill [...]
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Regional faction to unite different terror cells from here, Indonesia and Philippines

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The Sar | 6:00 AM

Wanted Malaysian IS militants hiding in southern Philippines are planning to form an “official” Islamic State faction in South-East Asia. The region’s IS [...]
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They’re Baaack: US Navy Returns to Philippines’ Subic Bay Amid China Fears

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

After being kicked out 20 years ago, the US Navy has returned to the base at Subic Bay, Philippines, where American military personnel are being welcomed in the wake of [...]
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Aquino, Xi to sit next to each other at Apec

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino and China’s President Xi Jinping will be seated next to each other during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) [...]
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Vietnam, Philippines to Sign Strategic Accord

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to sign a strategic partnership agreement with Vietnam, paving the way for the two countries to boost maritime security cooperation in the face of [...]
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Philippines to ramp up shrimp production

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Undercurrent News | 6:00 AM

In light of growing demand for shrimp in the US and Japan, the Philippines hopes to ramp up white shrimp production to 130,000 metric tonnes and become a major shrimp player [...]
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Aurelio Montinola III is new WWF-Philippines Board Chair

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Top-ranked banker Aurelio ‘Gigi’ Montinola III stepped up as the new Chair of the Board of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Philippines. Montinola is [...]
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Air New Zealand confirms a Vietnam route and hints at the Philippines next

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

Air New Zealand has hinted the Philippines is also on its radar, on the same day it announced it would fly to Vietnam. From June to October, 2016 Air New Zealand will fly [...]
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US Navy edges back to Subic Bay in Philippines – under new rules

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

When this Philippine coastal town rid itself two decades ago of a giant US naval base, it wanted to shake off a colonial past and reject the “ugly Americans.” Yet [...]
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Philippines Holds Rates After Peso Slumps to Six-Year Low

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a ninth straight meeting, joining neighbours from Indonesia to Thailand in refraining from easing even as it [...]
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Interview: Philippines welcomes closer cooperation with China on infrastructure construction: official

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has said it welcomes closer cooperation with China both at the government level and in private sector in the areas of transportation development and [...]
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Obama, Abe to meet in Philippines on November 19 on Apec fringes

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will meet on November 19 in the Philippines on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, [...]
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