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Philippine stocks lose 5.13pct; worst dip in 3 years

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

Investors on Friday began dumping stocks as fears escalated that the global economy was headed for another recession. By the time trading at the stock market ended at noon on [...]
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First Metro says to sell $159m bonds

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The Philippines’ First Metro Investment Corp (FMIC) said on Friday its board had approved a plan to issue bonds to raise as much as 7 billion pesos ($159 million) this [...]
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Philippines appeal WTO ruling on spirits

Philippines appeal WTO ruling on spirits

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:01 AM

The Philippines filed an appeal Friday against a World Trade Organisation ruling that the country’s high excise taxes on imported liquor were illegal. “On 23 [...]
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Aquino expects $1.1b Japanese investments during visit

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | gmanews.tv | 7:01 AM

President Benigno Aquino III expects to bag $1.1 billion in investments from Japanese investors during his three-day working visit to Japan starting this Sunday, according to [...]
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Philippines ‘no longer a horror story’: President Aquino

Philippines ‘no longer a horror story’: President Aquino

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | philstar.com | 7:01 AM

President Aquino returned from his US trip early yesterday morning, declaring that the Philippines is now a tale of success and no longer the subject of “horror [...]
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Philippines may miss trade targets due to high power rates

26-Sep-2011 Intellasia | inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

The government’s target to double exports to $120 billion in the next five years will not likely materialise so long as power rates and other costs of doing business [...]
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Bill to declare Marcos enemy of democracy

24-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Gulfnews.com | 7:01 AM

Two lawmakers have introduced a bill in the parliament yesterday to declare the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos an enemy of democracy, a day after the defence department [...]
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President Aquino back from US working visit

24-Sep-2011 Intellasia | ABS-CBN News | 7:01 AM

President Aquino arrived early Friday morning from a working visit in the US and said more investors will be putting their money in the Philippines as a result of his [...]
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WikiLeaks cable: Philippine government clinics certify sex workers’ virginity

24-Sep-2011 Intellasia | ABS-CBN News | 7:01 AM

Government clinics in the Philippines check and certify if sex workers are virgins, a US embassy cable released by antisecrecy group WikiLeaks has alleged. Cable 09MANILA1827 [...]
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Philippines sees $1b in Japanese investments

24-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 7:01 AM

The Philippines is expecting to secure at least $1.0 billion in fresh Japanese investment during President Benigno Aquino’s upcoming trip to Japan, a government [...]
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Philippines 17th best place for women: Newsweek

23-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Manilatimes | 7:01 AM

The Philippines is one of the best places for women, according to Newsweek magazine. A survey done by the American publication showed the Philippines as among the 20 best [...]
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Philippines says it’s studying oil companies’ pricing, profits

23-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

The Philippines is studying how oil companies price their petroleum products and the tax agency will look into their “profitability,” President Benigno Aquino [...]
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Philippines releases secret martial law records

Philippines releases secret martial law records

23-Sep-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The Philippine military said it had made public the records of its actions during dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s martial rule from 1972-1981, when he used the armed forces [...]
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Keppel Philippines prepares to de-list

23-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

Listed shipping firm Keppel Philippines Marine Inc. is preparing for its departure from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), in line with moves by its Singaporean parent firm [...]
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Philippine gaming outfit to build 6,500 hotel rooms

Philippine gaming outfit to build 6,500 hotel rooms

22-Sep-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Major Philippine casino operator Alliance Global Group Inc. said Tuesday it plans to build another 6,500 hotel rooms over the next five years as it ramps up investment in the [...]
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