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Philippines’ president made call on China’s sea research: spokesman

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast, his spokesman said on [...]
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Philippines joins ‘elite’ cross-border banking data reporting

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will soon be part of an “elite” group of economies that report cross-border banking statistics to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) as [...]
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Rivers of lava threaten thousands of homes in Philippines

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano on Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. The lava was quietly [...]
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Philippines Shuts More Schools as Volcano Spews Ash and Lava

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ most active volcano spewed lava that cascaded downslope and emitted ash that fell on nearby towns, state volcanologists said on Tuesday, prompting the [...]
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Ash eruption from Philippines volcano triggers evacuation

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An active volcano in central Philippines spewed ash into the air on Saturday, prompting the country’s disaster agency to order the immediate evacuation of residents in [...]
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Philippines’ Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines raised the alert level for the country’s most active volcano twice in 24 hours Sunday, meaning that a hazardous eruption is possible within days. A [...]
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Duterte Rejects Term Extension, Pushes for Federal Philippines

Duterte Rejects Term Extension, Pushes for Federal Philippines

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has rejected calls from his allies to extend his six-year term and to cancel elections next year, while supporting moves to shift to a [...]
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Philippines raises Mayon volcano threat level to ‘critical’

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Thousands of villagers evacuated after authorities warn ‘hazardous eruption’ is possible within weeks or even days The Philippines’ most active volcano has [...]
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Philippines to prevent sellout by third telco operator to PLDT, Globe

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will prevent a third telecoms operator set to be named by March from selling out to both PLDT Inc and Globe Telecom Inc to ensure the industry will not return [...]
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Earthquake strikes 40 miles from Batangas, Philippines — USGS

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit the Philippines on Sunday, about 40 miles west-southwest of Batangas on the island of Luzon, the US Geological Survey said. The Philippine [...]
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12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano was glowing bright red Monday, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes. [...]
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Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines’ most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists [...]
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Philippines’ Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

Philippines’ Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:56 PM

12,000 people have left their homes after scientists warned that the perfect cone of Mayon could erupt in the coming hours or days The Philippines raised the alert level for [...]
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Philippines Forms Panel to Look Into New ‘Comfort Women’ Statue

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Usnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippine foreign ministry on Friday said a government panel has been formed to look into the fuss over a newly erected “comfort women” monument in Manila [...]
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Philippine Muslim Group’s Violent Streak Raises Specter of New War

Philippine Muslim Group’s Violent Streak Raises Specter of New War

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines, still recovering from battles last year against a group of Islamic State-inspired, anti-government Muslim rebels, is confronting a rise in violence by [...]
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