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France’s Hollande heads to Philippines for climate push

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande will on Thursday arrive in the Philippines with actresses Marion Cotillard and Melanie Laurent to promote the fight against climate change. [...]
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Philippine army kills 14 Islamic militants

Philippine army kills 14 Islamic militants

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US-trained army commandos on Thursday killed 14 Islamist militants belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the first major battle this year on a remote southern [...]
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Seven dead as Philippine soldiers battle Islamic militants

Seven dead as Philippine soldiers battle Islamic militants

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Philippine military assault against Islamic militants on a remote southern island triggered a day-long battle on Wednesday that left five rebels and two soldiers dead, [...]
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US special forces leaving Philippines

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

After 13 years, US forces troops are preparing to leave Zamboanga City after the deactivation of Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) on Tuesday. A [...]
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Waning funds may end Philippines’ 40-year bamboo organ fest

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

t has survived time, storms and wars. But a nearly 200-year-old bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, is facing what may be its biggest [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino faces increasing pressure to step down

Philippines’ Aquino faces increasing pressure to step down

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Benigno Aquino is facing increasing pressure for his resignation, after a controversial operation in southern Maguindanao killed 44 elite force members. [...]
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Japan eyes naval exercises with Philippines

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

The commander of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force arrived in the Philippines on Monday for a four-day visit that includes meetings with defense and military officials, [...]
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Philippines radio journalist shooting prompts UN call for investigation

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | UN | 6:00 AM

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has denounced the latest killing of a journalist in the Philippines and urged authorities to [...]
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Philippines’ December imports fall 10.6 pct on cheap oil, electronics jump

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Electronics imports up 32.3 percent, strongest jump in over 1 year * December trade deficit at $68.2 million * 2014 trade deficit at $2.1 billion MANILA, February 24 [...]
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Philippine trial of US Marine to go ahead despite no plea

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipina refused to enter a plea on Monday as he sought to have the case dismissed, but his trial will go ahead nevertheless, [...]
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Philippine Court Enters Not Guilty Plea for US Marine

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Philippine court entered a not guilty plea Monday for a US Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipino, allegedly after he discovered her gender when they checked [...]
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AirAsia CEO banking on Philippines as airline reels from disaster

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

Donning his signature red AirAsia baseball cap, Tony Fernandes takes centre stage at the airlines’ launch of its new marketing strategy that allows passengers to travel [...]
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Five children killed in fire in southern Philippines

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

Five children were killed when a fire gutted their house in the southern Philippines while they were sleeping, police said on Tuesday. The children, aged between 2 and 11 [...]
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Philippines says it will not intervene in legal process of citizen on death row

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A staff member at the Philippine Embassy in Indonesia, Ramon CH, has said the Philippine government will not interfere with the Sleman District Court’s decision to [...]
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Local firms see potential in Philippines

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

IN TERMS of regional markets, the Philippines sometimes gets overlooked, with Malaysia and Indonesia on Singapore’s doorstep, and China and India dominating the wider [...]
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