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I quit because Home Ministry blocked IC probe, says Dompok

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The resignation of Tan Sri Bernard Dompok (pic) in 2007 as the chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Integrity (PSCI) was because of a lack of cooperation from the [...]
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China denounces Philippines for ‘illegal occupation’ of reef

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China condemned on Friday what it called the “illegal occupation” of a disputed coral reef by the Philippines, and vowed to protect its sovereignty after Manila [...]
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China asks Philippines to cease all provocative acts

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | India | 6:00 AM

China, flexing its muscles over the simmering South China Sea dispute, on Friday asked the Philippines to cease all provocative acts and said the seizure of a reef by the [...]
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‘Recall report’ misleading, says Philippines envoy

‘Recall report’ misleading, says Philippines envoy

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Gulf-times.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines ambassador to Qatar, Crescente Relacion, has dismissed reports that his government has recalled all the diplomats assigned to various Middle East countries [...]
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Shell to build Philippines’ first LNG facility in 2 to 3 years

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Royal Dutch Shell aims to build the Philippines’ first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the next two to three years, as Asia’s fastest-growing [...]
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Boosting agri-fishery mechanisation in Philippines

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

Republic Act (RA) 10601, the “Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanisation (AFMech) Law,” was signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III on June 5, 2013, to encourage [...]
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Chinese cargo ship seized in Cebu

Chinese cargo ship seized in Cebu

24-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Authorities took custody yesterday of 24 Chinese crewmen after their cargo ship was seized while anchored near a marine sanctuary in Cebu for the past 33 days, allegedly [...]
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Philippines seeks talks with Muslim rebels next month

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government said Friday it hoped to resume talks with Muslim rebels early next month to kickstart negotiations for a peace settlement that looked to have [...]
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Philippines, US to hold exercises near disputed reef

Philippines, US to hold exercises near disputed reef

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States and the Philippines are to hold joint naval manoeuvres in the South China Sea next week between the main island of Luzon and a reef claimed by both China [...]
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Philippines: a booming economy struggles to make growth inclusive

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Guardian.co.uk | 6:00 AM

Cesar Purisima, the Philippine finance minister, has a good story to tell about his country’s economy, which grew 6.6 percent last year. In London last week for [...]
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Philippines Capital Extends Plastic Bags Ban

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Plastic shopping bags and food containers have been banned in Manila’s financial district as part of escalating attempts to reduce deadly floods. The ban was introduced [...]
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Philippines needs P2.05-B more for typhoon victims

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines needs an extra $47 million, or roughly P2.05 billion, to help more than half a million displaced people recover from a killer typhoon last year and ongoing [...]
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Disaster Philippines

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

But because “only” 12 million Filipinos were affected last year by typhoons, landslides, flooding and those other rainy-season disasters Filipino flesh is heir [...]
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Poor leadership, planning led to USS Guardian hitting reef near Philippines, report finds

Poor leadership, planning led to USS Guardian hitting reef near Philippines, report finds

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

A series of errors, bad leadership decisions and poor planning contributed to the grounding in January of the USS Guardian on a protected Philippine reef, a Navy [...]
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Tony Tujan of IBON International, Philippines, to discuss trade and investment rules at UNCTAD Public Symposium

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Unctad | 6:00 AM

Antonio (Tony) Tujan will take part in the debate addressing Trade and Investment Rules for Inclusive and Sustainable Development, on the second day of the Symposium (25 [...]
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