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Philippines police arrest, prepare to deport Australian fugitive accused of child molestation

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

An Australian fugitive wanted for molesting a young girl in Australia has been arrested in Manila and will be deported from the Philippines. Philippines immigration officials [...]
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Philippines holds benchmark interest rate

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippines held its benchmark interest rate for a fourth straight meeting on Thursday as an anticipated acceleration in economic growth reduces the need for stimulus. [...]
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Philippines is not backing down in disputed South China Sea waters

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said on Thursday it would resume repair and reconstruction works in the disputed South China Sea after halting activities last year over concerns about the [...]
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Philippines says to resume works in disputed South China Sea

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said on Thursday it would resume repair and reconstruction works in the disputed South China Sea after halting activities last year over concerns about the [...]
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Philippines says China rushing construction in disputed sea

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ top diplomat said Thursday that China has been rushing construction projects, including massive land reclamation, in the disputed South China Sea in [...]
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Aquino takes responsibility for bungled mission in Philippines, but no apology

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Thursday took responsibility for a bungled security operation in January that left 44 police commandos dead, but offered no public [...]
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Philippines Resumes South China Sea Construction As China Continues Reclamation

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has announced it will resume construction activity in the hotly disputed South China Sea waters after taking a several-months hiatus because of concerns that [...]
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Philippines: Getting Clean And China Free

28-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Strategypage | 6:00 AM

The Philippines reminded China that no one recognises Chinese claims in the South China Sea and that increasingly aggressive Chinese actions against ships [...]
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Aquino Says New Islands Built by China May Seek Independence

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s reclamation work in the South China Sea may create inhabited islands that declare allegiance to the government in Beijing, bringing its military ever-closer to [...]
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China wants to control South China Sea: Philippines

China wants to control South China Sea: Philippines

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines accused China on Thursday of seeking to take control of nearly the entire South China Sea with an expansionist agenda dominated by “massive [...]
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Life in the Philippines: preparing for the next typhoon Haiyan

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

In 2013, the Philippines had so many typhoons that it ran out of letters to name them. For the first time, the country had got to the end of the alphabet for typhoon names [...]
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Bloomberg TV to launch Philippine channel

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Bloomberg to bring its brand of business reporting on Philippine cable TV through a partnership with the Pangilinan-led TV5 and Cignal Digital TV Manuel V. Pangilinan expands [...]
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Philippines shifts to cleaner fuel standards starting July 1

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Daily Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday ordered oil companies, including Petron Corp and local units of Shell and Chevron, to sell only euro IV-compliant fuels by July 1 in a drive to [...]
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Philippine lawmakers pledge to block proposed divorce law

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | CNS | 6:00 AM

Lawmakers said a proposed law to legalise divorce in the Philippines would face stiff opposition in Congress despite growing public support for the measure. “The [...]
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Philippines’ San Miguel to reissue 300 million preferred shares

27-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

San Miguel Corp, the Philippines’ most diversified conglomerate, said on Thursday it had obtained board approval for a planned re-issuance and private placement of 300 [...]
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