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17 killed in Philippines clash with Muslim extremists: military

17 killed in Philippines clash with Muslim extremists: military

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

Ten Muslim extremists and seven soldiers were killed on Thursday in one of the bloodiest clashes in the southern Philippines in recent months, the military said. Soldiers [...]
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Muslim extremist attack leaves seven Philippine soldiers dead

Muslim extremist attack leaves seven Philippine soldiers dead

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

Muslim extremists with links to the Al-Qaeda network killed seven soldiers and left 13 others wounded in an attack in the lawless southern Philippines on Thursday, the [...]
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Philippines asks Singapore to probe racist blog

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has asked Singapore authorities to take action against a blog author who suggested Singaporeans should shove Filipinos on the street and be rude to Filipino [...]
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Philippines to evacuate workers from parts of Iraq

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

The Philippines said Thursday it will evacuate its citizens from all areas of Iraq except the north due to the rapidly deteriorating security situation. Department of Foreign [...]
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Al Raha pupils raise money for schoolchildren in Philippines

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

An Emirati pupil at Raha International School came up with the idea that raised almost Dh6,000 for schoolchildren in the Philippines Mohammed Al Suwaidi worked hard to [...]
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Philippines Raises Special Deposit Rate, Holds Benchmark

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

The Philippine central bank raised the rate it pays on special deposit accounts to curb liquidity and price pressure, even as it kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged [...]
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Philippines, US to hold naval drills near disputed shoal in S.China Sea

Philippines, US to hold naval drills near disputed shoal in S.China Sea

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal, which will almost certainly anger China with tension already high in the [...]
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Philippines Court Finds Cause to Charge Senator for Plunder, Graft

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

The antigraft court in the Philippines on Thursday found probable cause to pursue charges of plunder and graft against a senator, opening the way to the first trial in a [...]
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12 Vietnamese jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

12 Vietnamese jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:26 AM

A Philippine court on Wednesday sentenced 12 Vietnamese men to six months in jail and fined them $100,000 for illegal fishing, the prosecutor in the case said. The fishermen, [...]
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Italian envoy in Philippine abuse case protests innocence

Italian envoy in Philippine abuse case protests innocence

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

An Italian diplomat detained in the Philippines on child abuse charges insisted he was innocent and applied for bail Wednesday, as he appeared before a court in deteriorating [...]
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China blamed as fishing case postponed in Philippines

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

A court case against a group of Chinese fishermen facing jail in the Philippines for poaching was postponed for a third time on Wednesday, after the government accused China [...]
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Military: 10-12 Chinese vessels intruding Phl territory

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

About 10 to 12 Chinese vessels are intruding into Philippine territories in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a military official said on Wednesday. Col. Florante [...]
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Melco Philippines Seeks $129 Million as Casino Budget Raised

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (MPEL:US)’s Philippine unit is seeking to raise as much as $129 million selling shares after it increased the budget for its Manila casino [...]
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Philippines seeks speedy UN ruling on China sea dispute

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

The Philippines said Thursday it would ask a UN tribunal to expedite its appeal to declare China’s expansive claims to the South China Sea invalid, as tensions over the [...]
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UK eyes Philippines as trade hub: envoy

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

UK Trade Envoy to the Philippines George Freeman MP yesterday said, at the launch of the new British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) office in Bonifacio Global [...]
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