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Taiwan grants visa-free entry to Pinoys

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Filipinos will be granted visa-free entry to Taiwan starting November 1, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines announced yesterday. It said those [...]
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Philippines vows to crush pro-Islamic State groups after two leaders killed

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ military chief vowed no letup on Monday in hunting down and destroying extremist groups loyal to Islamic State, saying Marawi City would be retaken [...]
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Palace suspends government work, classes in all levels on October 17

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Malacanang on Monday evening took back its earlier announcement and said that work in government offices and classes in all levels would be suspended Tuesday due to the [...]
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Does the Philippines care about the SDGs?

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Eco-business.com | 6:00 AM

Although there are long-running corporations in the Philippines who have already been following the SDGs even before the UN crafted them two years ago, the country still [...]
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Indian ship ‘Emerald Star’ capsizes off Philippines coast: 16 rescued, 10 crew members still missing, says MEA

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | First Post | 6:00 AM

The government is using aircraft and vessels to search for 10 Indian crew members, who went missing after their cargo ship sank in the Pacific off the Philippines last week, [...]
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Philippine Central Bank Governor Sees No Need to Tighten for Now

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine central bank Governor Nestor Espenilla said contained inflation means there isn’t a need to increase interest rates in the near term. “Right now there [...]
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Philippine troops kill remaining leaders of pro-Isis siege in Marawi officials

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Isnilon Hapilon, an FBI most-wanted terror suspect, and Omarkhayam Maute were reportedly killed in a gunbattle in the southern city of Marawi The two surviving leaders of a [...]
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Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit

Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

President Trump will meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a marathon trip to Asia next month, the White House announced Monday. “The President’s [...]
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Trump will meet Duterte, leader accused of crimes against humanity

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has a notorious affinity for foreign strongmen. Now, he’s finally got a date in his calendar for a face-to-face with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, [...]
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Philippine military in push to defeat last Marawi fighters

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Gunfire rang out sporadically and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought Tuesday to gain control of the last pocket of Marawi controlled by Islamic militants as [...]
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Army says battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead

Army says battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops Sunday bombed militants loyal to the Islamic State group who have held out for over four months in a southern city and the military said the conflict would [...]
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Foreign telcos mull entry into Phl

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Foreign telco players are interested in penetrating the Philippine market, which at present remains dominated by only two Manuel V. Pangilinan’s PLDT Inc. and Ayala-led [...]
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Transport strike shuts Philippine financial markets

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas suspends clearing operations, while the Philippine Stock Exchange suspends trading for Monday, October 16 There will be no clearing and [...]
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Philippine 5th in Asia in housing loss during disasters

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines ranked fifth in the list of 10 countries in South and Southeast Asia with the highest risk of future displacement and loss of housing due to disasters, [...]
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Philippines president Duterte says he’s ready to launch ‘revolutionary government’ fuelling dictatorship fears as his troops launch new bombing raid on ISIS

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Hardline Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to create a ‘revolutionary government’ amid fears he is trying to establish a dictatorship. Duterte [...]
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