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More non-BPO operations favour the Philippines

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

While business process outsourcing (BPO) will continue to drive the office space sector, non-BPO operations like front office, regional headquarters, and brick and mortar [...]
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Philippines Is Ripe for Convenience-Store Growth

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

When a bakery shut down in a prime location in central Manila earlier this year, there was little doubt that a convenience store would open in its place. Chains such as [...]
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Aquino on ‘dishonest’ allies: File charges vs them

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘The courts are open. If they think I have dishonest people around me, then they can file the appropriate cases’ After lauding the accomplishments of his [...]
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US-Philippines Defense Pact Mired in Court Challenge

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A new defense pact between the US and the Philippines faces years in limbo due to legal challenges, frustrating plans to strengthen bilateral ties by dispatching American [...]
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Fung-wong Floods Philippines, Taiwan and China

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Accu Weather | 6:00 AM

As Tropical Depression Fung-wong continues to weaken and moves over the East China Sea on Wednesday, weather conditions will improve across eastern China and Taiwan, despite [...]
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PHL fisherman adrift for 9 days, rescued off Taiwan

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Gma Network | 6:00 AM

A Filipino fisherman who had been adrift at sea for nine days was rescued by a Taiwanese Coast Guard supply ship off Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported [...]
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Philippines’ Rise as Call-Centre Nation Lures Expats Home

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Having grown up poor, Denise Sese found herself still mired in debt. It was 2009. A college dropout and one-time cashier at a Jollibee Foods Corp. fast-food outlet in Manila, [...]
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Philippines Expands Pool of Tradeable Debt by $18 Billion

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will allow state-controlled bodies, including the two biggest public pension funds, to start trading existing government debt for the first time as it seeks [...]
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Commentary: Wrong place, wrong time for Philippines to hit China on sea issue

25-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

It is lamentable that during the four-nation European tour of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III from September 13 to 19, enroute for the United Sates, he made the issue [...]
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Fung-wong Floods Philippines, Taiwan

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Accu Weather | 6:00 AM

As Tropical Storm Fung-wong moves into China, weather conditions will improve farther south across much of Taiwan on Tuesday, despite having a few showers and thunderstorms [...]
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Survey Spratlys before it’s too late, Philippines urged

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

China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea can ‘make it impossible’ to settle the Philippines’ historic case against the Asian giant, a [...]
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PHL wants BPO Aegis Malaysia to explain anti-PHL ad

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | GMA | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur wants an explanation from business process outsourcing company Aegis Malaysia why its promotional video discouraged foreign investors [...]
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Blooming Bitcoin Potential In The Philippines

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

As Bitcoin penetration continues to grow across the world, BidnessEtc discusses Bitcoin Foundation’s efforts to promote the currency in Europe, and the huge growth [...]
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Scientists find new fault-line in southern Philippines

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Scientists found a new and unidentified fault-line found in two provinces in the southern Philippines, after a total of 40 earthquakes, 33 of them in the southern Philippines [...]
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Quakes Destroy or Damage 83 Homes in Philippines

24-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Claims Journal | 6:00 AM

A series of earthquakes destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others Saturday in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people, officials said. A magnitude-5 quake, [...]
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