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Teco plans to set up electric vehicle factory in Philippines

25-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Digitimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan-based machinery and household appliancea maker Teco Electric & Machinery plans to turn a factory in Subic Bay, the Philippines, into a plant for making electric [...]
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Hiring Filipino maids in UAE just got tougher

25-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Hiring Filipino housemaids has become tougher in the UAE since the introduction of the unified contract for domestic workers in June that conflicts with policies of the [...]
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Move on Money-Market Rates Shows Philippines Intent on Tightening

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The Philippine central bank’s decision to pay higher interest on its special deposit accounts – a tool it uses to control liquidity in the market – [...]
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Murderers wander with machetes at idyllic Philippine prison

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One hundred convicts armed with machetes wander through a vast prison without walls in one of the Philippines’ most beautiful islands, a unique approach to reforming [...]
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Son of former Philippines leader arrested in graft scandal

Son of former Philippines leader arrested in graft scandal

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine police detained on Monday the senator son of former president Joseph Estrada, the second high-profile official arrested within days over a massive corruption [...]
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Floods, landslides displace thousands in southern Philippines

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in four southern Philippines provinces, displacing thousands of villagers. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the [...]
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Philippine senator charged with plunder surrenders

Philippine senator charged with plunder surrenders

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A popular Filipino senator and action movie star surrendered Friday after an anti-graft court ordered his arrest on large-scale corruption charges in a rare spectacle of the [...]
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Philippines May Halve 2015 Global Bonds Amid Bias for Local Debt

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may offer about $750 million in global bonds in 2015, half the overseas debt it sold this year as it taps increasing domestic liquidity. Of the 700.8 billion [...]
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‘Dead’ top Filipino militant is alive and a threat: military

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Filipino militant bomb-making expert who had been believed dead recently eluded a military raid of a Muslim guerrilla camp in the Philippines, disproving earlier reports of [...]
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Philippines bags funding from UK

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | B World Online | 6:00 AM

In a statement over the weekend, the British Embassy in Manila said the Philippines will receive P146.7 million every year over the next five years as part of the UK’s [...]
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UK launches P27.5-B science innovation fund in PH

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Newton Fund supports joint research projects on development topics, capacity building projects, student and researcher fellowships, and partnerships to develop innovative [...]
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Philippines: President Benigno Aquino to meet Japan’s Abe

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III is slated to visit Japan on Tuesday and meet with prime minister Shinzo Abe to discuss deepening ties and forge further partnerships in the [...]
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Philippines get its first Bitcoin ATM

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Philippines welcomes its first Bitcoin ATM. Brought by Satoshi Citadel Industries and Bitmarket.ph, the machine will be ordered from Skyhook and will cost $ 999. ATMs are [...]
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Philippines looks to upgrade its call centres

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

With 60 per cent of the Philippines’ outsourcing industry in call centres, businesses there are looking for a way to upgrade what contact centres can offer. Speaking to [...]
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Philippines Armed Forces Awards $20 million Contract To Elbit Systems

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd ( ESLT ) said it won a contract worth $20 million for the supply of upgraded armoured personnel carriers to the Philippines Armed Forces. The upgrade will [...]
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