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Why has this Philippines nuclear power plant been dormant for 30 years?

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant was mothballed by the Phillippine government in the 1980s Decades of political indecision have left the Philippines’ only nuclear power [...]
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Philippine leader says may seek controversial second term

Philippine leader says may seek controversial second term

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has said he may try to change the constitution and serve a second term in office, a stunning announcement in a nation haunted by [...]
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MVP Group to reel in European investors

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

There’s no time to rest for businessperson Manuel V. Pangilinan when he makes his trip to Europe in time for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain later this month. While [...]
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Model cop? Police officer enters Misters of the Philippines

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

A 29-year-old cop has piqued the interest of the online community after joining and qualifying for a pageant. Meet Police Officer 2 Mariano Perez Flormata Jr or “Neil [...]
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Philippines sees higher sugar output

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Sugar output in the Philippines, a key United States supplier, has hit the government forecast of 2.45 million tonnes for the current crop year that ends in August and [...]
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Philippines’ plan destined to fail

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | People Daily | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has developed a “three-step” solution plan for the South China Sea dispute with China. Firstly, they will suspend activities that aggravate [...]
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Philippines: Arrest of general must break down wall of impunity for torture

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

This morning’s arrest of a general accused of abductions and torture in the Philippines is an encouraging sign that the authorities are finally tackling a culture of [...]
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Philippines’ GDP growth rate among fastest in the world

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Pinoy Money Talk | 6:00 AM

Some critics have downplayed the Philippines’ supposedly “underwhelming” 5.7 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the 1st quarter, but it [...]
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Palparan arrest not to please Communists – Palace

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Malacanang on Wednesday clarified that while there are “informal discussions” between the government and the communists, the arrest of retired Army Major general [...]
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Exports jumped 21.3pct in June to $5.4B

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Recovering global demand boosted the country’s exports in June to its fastest rate so far this year, supported by the electronics sector, which was in the black for the [...]
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Farmers, traders hit BOC pork scam

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The pork scam appears to have reached the Bureau of Customs. Some 5.6 million kilos of pork of questionable quality may have entered the country without going through food [...]
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Rustan’s unit files for IPO; eyes retail expansion

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

Store retailer SSI Group Inc. has filed a registration for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise funds for its expansion in the country. SSI, which includes Stores [...]
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SC upholds ruling on Filipino ‘comfort women’

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the bid of Filipina women to seek justice as it affirmed its earlier ruling dismissing their appeal to have the Philippine [...]
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Fake recruiter falls in cyber-sting operation in CDO

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

An illegal recruiter who used a fake website to fleece prospective overseas Filipino workers was arrested in a sting operation in Cagayan de Oro City on Tuesday. The city [...]
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P4.4M worth of seized illegal drugs destroyed

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Sun Star | 6:00 AM

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) destroyed on Tuesday about P4.4 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and marijuana at the crematorium of [...]
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