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Phillipines ferry seven likely dead

Phillipines ferry seven likely dead

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

Philippine authorities said Monday they had abandoned hope of finding alive seven people missing from a ferry which sank last week with dozens on board, after three days of [...]
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The Philippines Joins G8 Global Partnership as 26th Member

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | State | 6:00 AM

The US Department of State congratulates the United Kingdom, 2013 Chair of the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (GP), as [...]
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Remittances Play Significant Role in Philippines

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Contributions from Filipinos abroad came to nearly 10 percent of the Philippine economy last year. The figure is based on remittances, which hit a high of $21 billion in [...]
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Philippines Plans Peso Linker Before Global Bond: Southeast Asia

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to sell its first inflation-linked bonds in the fourth quarter before returning to the global debt market in 2014 after a year’s absence, [...]
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Philippines Seeks Air Defense Systems From Israel

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Notorious for dragging its feet on defense modernisation, the Philippine government may finally be putting its money where its mouth is thanks to a territorial dispute with [...]
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Philippines and MILF move forward on Bangsamoro

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government and a former separatist group have agreed on power- and wealth- sharing between the federal government and the proposed autonomous Bangsamoro region [...]
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BPO sector drives demand for commercial property in the Philippines

19-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

The business process outsourcing (BPO) sector is one of the key drivers of the robust economic growth in the Philippines. The country is aiming for a ten-per cent share of [...]
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Berjaya Philippines buys 30pct of London-based luxury car dealer

18-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

Listed Berjaya Philippines Inc., the local unit of Malaysian-based Berjaya Corporation Berhad, expanded its car dealership business buying 29.81 percent of a London-based car [...]
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Emirates Airlines launches second Philippines flight

18-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Eturbonews | 6:00 AM

The Aquino administration is developing tourism clusters to attract more expatriates and overseas Filipinos (OFs) to visit the Philippines. In the UAE recently, the [...]
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Taipei, Manila agree to avoid force in disputes

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

Taiwan and the Philippines have pledged not to use force in fishing disputes, officials said, as they tackle a row over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Filipino [...]
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Six more rescued after Philippine ferry sinks

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

Six more people were hauled out of the sea after a ferry sank in the Philippines with dozens onboard, officials said Saturday, as navy divers were called in to hunt for [...]
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Desperate hunt for Philippine ferry survivors

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

Philippine navy divers battled strong ocean currents in a desperate hunt for seven missing passengers of a ferry that sank with dozens on board. The Lady of Mount Carmel [...]
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Philippine president ‘phone numbers’ posted online

Philippine president ‘phone numbers’ posted online

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

A Philippine hacker has posted online what he claimed to be the president’s personal mobile telephone numbers, with Benigno Aquino’s spokesman denouncing the act [...]
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Philippines welcomes improved global peace rating

18-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The presidential palace has welcomed a report showing the Philippines’ improving standing in the Global Peace Index, proving the country’s peace and security [...]
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Philippines to Acquire Israeli Missiles

Philippines to Acquire Israeli Missiles

18-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Israeldefense | 6:00 AM

In the wake of the increased tension with China over a territorial dispute in the western Philippine Sea, the Philippine newspaper Manila Standard is reporting the Philippine [...]
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