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Philippines hit by year’s strongest typhoon; 13 missing

Philippines hit by year’s strongest typhoon; 13 missing

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year triggered landslides and floods on Monday, disrupting power and communication links to leave one man dead and 13 [...]
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Powerful Typhoon Rakes Northern Philippines

Powerful Typhoon Rakes Northern Philippines

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

A powerful typhoon ripped through the northern Philippines on Monday, killing at least one person and lashing fragile mountain and coastal communities with winds gusting up [...]
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Philippines: Increase in US Troops Not Permanent

Philippines: Increase in US Troops Not Permanent

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Philippine officials said Monday they will make sure that an increased presence of US troops in the country does not become permanent and is meant to help the Philippines [...]
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Philippines’ San Miguel posts first-half net loss on forex

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

San Miguel Corp, the Philippines’ most diversified conglomerate, reported on Monday a first-half net loss of 2.4 billion pesos ($55 million) as foreign exchange losses [...]
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US, Philippines Lay Groundwork for Subic Visits

US, Philippines Lay Groundwork for Subic Visits

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Defensenews | 6:00 AM

Greater access to Philippine facilities for the US military will be part of the upcoming negotiations between Manila and Washington on establishing a framework agreement that [...]
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Glencore Xstrata unit cuts budget for $5.9 billion Philippine mine project

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Glencore Xstrata Plc (GLEN.L) unit will eliminate as many as 920 jobs and cut the budget for its delayed $5.9 billion Tampakan copper-gold mine project in southern [...]
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Philippines to Host Talks on US Troops Amid China’s Rise

Philippines to Host Talks on US Troops Amid China’s Rise

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will hold talks with the US on boosting American troop levels there as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to counter southern insurgents and China’s push [...]
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Glencore Xstrata unit cuts budget for $5.9 billion Philippine mine project

14-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Glencore Xstrata Plc (GLEN.L) unit will eliminate as many as 920 jobs and cut the budget for its delayed $5.9 billion Tampakan copper-gold mine project in southern [...]
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Philippines making it attractive for Malaysian tourists

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Malaysians can now stay longer in the Philippines after it decided to extend its visa-free entry period from 21 to 30 days. This decision also applies to nationals of another [...]
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Philippines: Increase in US troops not permanent

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

Philippine officials say they will make sure that an increased presence of US troops in the country does not become permanent and is meant to help the Philippines modernise [...]
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Philippine police arrest six in major drug haul

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine police arrested six people and seized about $46 million-worth of methamphetamine at a former US naval base north of the capital Manila Sunday, a police spokesman [...]
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Philippines works to contain huge diesel spill

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities said they were working Saturday to contain a huge diesel spill that shut down parts of Manila Bay’s vital fishing industry. Ryan Santos, a [...]
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Thousands flee as Philippine troops fight rebels

Thousands flee as Philippine troops fight rebels

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

About 2,000 farmers have fled their homes in the southern Philippines after renewed fighting between government forces and renegade Muslim rebels, officials said Saturday. [...]
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Typhoon Utor makes landfall

Typhoon Utor makes landfall

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | abc.net.au | 6:00 AM

Floods and landslides have isolated parts of the Philippines after Typhoon Utor made landfall on the north east of the main island of Luzon. There are fears for 23 fishermen [...]
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Philippines could have 100000 electric trikes by 2017

13-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Autoblog | 6:00 AM

From electric Jeepneys and electric tuk-tuks to a coconut oil-fueled bamboo taxi, the Philippines are no stranger to renewable energy vehicles. The pace of change could [...]
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