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BSP to link property loans to bank capital

BSP to link property loans to bank capital

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Malaya | 7:01 AM

In a move to have a firmer handle on the overall real estate exposure of banks, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday said that it is looking at relating these [...]
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Philippines losing billions of pesos from oil smuggling

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Rappler | 7:01 AM

The Philippines continues to lose billions of pesos in revenue each year from the proliferation of smuggled petroleum products in the country, an industry player said on [...]
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Police arrest another Philippine massacre suspect

Police arrest another Philippine massacre suspect

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Philippine police said Sunday they had arrested a former employee of a powerful clan blamed for the murders of 58 people in 2009, the country’s worst political [...]
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Is the Philippines facing another asset price bubble?

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

As demand for condominiums and other real properties continues to significantly rise while banks maintain strong appetite for extending real estate loans, speculations abound [...]
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Police arrest another Philippine massacre suspect

Police arrest another Philippine massacre suspect

26-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:54 AM

Philippine police said Sunday they had arrested a former employee of a powerful clan blamed for the murders of 58 people in 2009, the country’s worst political [...]
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Is Japan really on the brink of a sudden downward spiral?

26-Nov-2012 Intellasia | The Guardian (blog) | 7:01 AM

Japanese banks are by some measures in better shape than their UK counterparts, but the rest of the economy is looking decidedly shaky First Britain was compared to Greece [...]
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Philippine massacre clan jostling for power again

Philippine massacre clan jostling for power again

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:34 AM

Dozens of members of a clan whose leaders are on trial for the Philippines’ worst political massacre are candidates in 2013 elections, some for the president’s [...]
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Filipino dies of burns from US oil rig fire

Filipino dies of burns from US oil rig fire

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:22 AM

A Filipino worker who was badly burned in an explosion on a oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico last week has died from his injuries, the Philippines embassy said Friday. His [...]
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Philippines risks flaring tensions with island talks

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | chinadaily | 7:01 AM

The Philippines will hold talks with three other Southeast Asian countries next month on their territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. Manila has raised the [...]
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Philippines to revive body for industrialisation plan

Philippines to revive body for industrialisation plan

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

A council tasked to help the government craft a national industrialisation strategy is set to be revived amid efforts to boost the manufacturing sector’s contribution [...]
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Philippines protest China e-passport map

Philippines protest China e-passport map

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:01 AM

The Philippines has protested China’s depiction of its claims over the entire South China Sea in an image of a map printed on newly issued Chinese e-passports. In a [...]
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Philippines eyed as consumer electronics expo hub

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 7:01 AM

Internet pioneer Yahoo! is pushing for the Philippines to be one of the region’s centers for consumer electronics technology given the young population’s love for [...]
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Philippines banks may merge, but don’t expect broader consolidation

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

Two of the biggest banks in the Philippines said on Wednesday they were in talks about a merger that would create the country’s biggest bank by assets. The plan bodes [...]
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Philippines closer to tobacco, alcohol tax hike

Philippines closer to tobacco, alcohol tax hike

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The Philippines has moved closer to raising tobacco and alcohol taxes, the government said on Wednesday after the Senate passed a bill aimed at weaning millions of smokers [...]
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Philippines to host four-nation maritime talks

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 7:01 AM

During the recent East Asia Summit, hosts Cambodia stated that Asean leaders had agreed not to internationalise the South China Sea dispute. Philippine President Benigno [...]
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