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Philippine BPO industry’s potential remains huge – Gulf Times

21-May-2013 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

The sun will not be setting anytime soon on this sunshine industry. The Philippines has already become the world leader in business process outsourcing (BPO) and the industry [...]
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Taiwan investigation team to revisit Philippines soon

21-May-2013 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei, May 19 (CNA) A Taiwanese delegation will again soon visit the Philippines to investigate the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by a Philippine government patrol [...]
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Taiwan accuses Philippines of lack of cooperation

21-May-2013 Intellasia | Peopledaily | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan investigation team, tasked with conducting a probe into the fatal shooting of a Taiwan fisherman, has returned to Taipei from Manila. On arrival, the team held a [...]
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Indonesia, Philippines and Burma Doing Well, But Leaders…

20-May-2013 Intellasia | Thejakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Voters in the Philippines appear to have delivered a resounding victory to President Benigno Aquino in midterm elections. The son of former President Corazon Aquino looks set [...]
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Philippine ‘massacre clan’ enjoys election wins

Philippine ‘massacre clan’ enjoys election wins

20-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A clan whose chiefs are on trial for the Philippines’ worst political massacre secured big wins in local elections this week, results showed Friday, deepening fears [...]
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Philippines fears for workers in Taiwan amid row over death

20-May-2013 Intellasia | ctvnews.ca | 6:00 AM

The Philippine envoy to Taiwan on Friday advised thousands of Filipino workers there to eat at home and avoid the streets while emotions run high on the island over the [...]
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Kingdom, Philippines to finally sign worker agreement tomorrow

Kingdom, Philippines to finally sign worker agreement tomorrow

20-May-2013 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

The long-awaited labour agreement on Filipino household service workers (HSW) will finally be signed by the Kingdom and the Philippines tomorrow. Labour minister Adel Fakeih [...]
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Philippines Economy: Booming, But Poverty and Unemployment Remain Problematic

20-May-2013 Intellasia | policymic.com | 6:00 AM

Shortly after my piece on the Philippines’ continuing structural economic vulnerabilities, which generated considerable controversy and heated discussions among experts [...]
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Philippines’ shooting violates international law: ministry

20-May-2013 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fishing boat by a Philippine government vessel may involve criminal conduct and violates the United Nations Convention on the Law of the [...]
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Philippines faces 2nd wave of Taiwan sanctions

18-May-2013 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Thursday braced itself for the fallout a day after Taiwan enacted a second wave of sanctions against the country to show dissatisfaction with [...]
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Philippines’ Asia United Bank climbs 9.5pct on debut

18-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine lender Asia United Bank Corp jumped as much as 9.5 percent on its market debut on Friday after an oversubscribed public offer, the first listing since the country [...]
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Taiwan Directs Anger at Philippines as Ma Frustration Simmers

Taiwan Directs Anger at Philippines as Ma Frustration Simmers

18-May-2013 Intellasia | Blooberg | 6:00 AM

Sitting in Taipei’s main commercial centre as office workers filed out for lunch, Y.S. Liu mourned the collapse of her import business. Her president, she said, had [...]
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Coin toss decides Philippine election contest

Coin toss decides Philippine election contest

18-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A coin toss has decided the lucky winner of mayor for a small Philippine town, after rival candidates were tied at the end of the vote count, an election official said [...]
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As the Philippines and Taiwan Fight, Migrant Workers Suffer

18-May-2013 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and the Philippines are fighting, with Taiwanese furious over the killing of a local fisherman by the Philippine coast guard in disputed waters, so Taiwanese President [...]
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Only in the Philippines

18-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As in the 2010 election, the machines divulged the winners of this year’s election in record time although there is no official proclamation yet as to the winners of [...]
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