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Philippines says US defence deal close, amid China row

Philippines says US defence deal close, amid China row

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Friday a deal to allow a greater US military presence on its territory could be signed next month, in a timely defence boost amid a worsening territorial [...]
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Philippines offers US forces access to military bases

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has agreed to allow the United States access to its military bases under a new security deal being negotiated by the two allies, amid mounting concern over [...]
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Philippines vows to stand its ground at shoal disputed with China

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Friday it will defy China’s call to remove a stranded vessel that serves as an outpost for Philippine troops on disputed Second Thomas Shoal in the [...]
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Philippines Rejects China’s Demand to Remove Ship

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has rejected China’s demand to pull out a grounded navy ship from a disputed shoal in the South China Sea. China has earlier blocked Philippine supplies [...]
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FedEx partners with 2GO in Philippines

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

International forwarding firm Federal Express (FedEx) has partnered with 2GO Express to expand FedEx’s retail network in the Philippines. The alliance allows FedEx [...]
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Philippines, Muslim rebels close to signing peace treaty after 17 years of negotiations

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Abc.net | 6:00 AM

A senior aide to the Philippines president says Manila is set to sign a treaty with Muslim rebels on March 27 to end one of Asia’s longest and deadliest rebellions. The [...]
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Thailand’s Mahaphant Group to put up fiber cement factory in Philippines

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

A Thai manufacturer of fiber cement plans to build factories in the Philippines and Indonesia as part of its Asean expansion. In a briefing on Thursday, Mahaphant Group [...]
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Philippines to build elephant monument from destroyed ivory

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is to build an elephant monument from the ashes of seized tusks it destroyed in a landmark action against the ivory trade, an official said Thursday. The ash [...]
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‘Philippines given access to US structures’

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will be given access to structures to be set up by the United States (US) as part of a deal seeking to boost the security cooperation between the two [...]
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Philippines net portfolio outflows slow sharply in February

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Foreign portfolio investments continued to flow out of the country in February, but at a slower pace, data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas showed. BSP data showed [...]
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Taiwan to give Philippines more typhoon aid

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s representative office in Manila will hand over more donations by Taiwanese individuals and businesses to the Philippines for relief and reconstruction in the [...]
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Philippine carrier Cebu Air’s net profits dive

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The operator of top Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific Thursday reported its net profit plunged more than 85 percent for last year on huge foreign exchange losses from a weaker [...]
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Manila to challenge China blockade in S.China Sea

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is planning another challenge of a Chinese naval blockade of a disputed shoal in the South China Sea by sending civilian ships with supplies to its troops [...]
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China slams Philippines, US over Ayungin incident

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

China said it has “every reason” to drive away two Philippine ships from the disputed Ayungin Shoal and criticised the United States for its comments on the [...]
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Philippines typhoon victims show what it means to be Happy

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The music video of Pharrell Williams’ number one hit Happy has spawned dozens of YouTube imitations. Now even survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines have made [...]
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