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Investigation into killing of Philippines journalist urged by UNESCO chief

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Un.org | 6:00 AM

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) today denounced the killing of radio journalist Jose Bernardo in the Philippines on [...]
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UAE’s new Philippines ambassador ready to face all obstacles

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

Constancio Vingno Jr, the new Philippines ambassador to the UAE, has his work cut out for the next three years. During that time the 62-year-old has to deal with labour and [...]
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Philippines ’97pct ready’ for Apec 2015

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is ready for hosting the 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit next week, the National Organising Council (NOC) said on Thursday. “I [...]
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Typhoon Haiyan Two Years Later: The Philippines is Still Recovering

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Manila is still dealing with the effects of the super typhoon’s devastation. Recovery continues to be slow two years after super typhoon Haiyan (known locally as [...]
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Philippines as Apec host: Bending over backwards for VIPs

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

From security personnel, diplomatic protocol, the seat plan, and special food requests, the Philippines is preparing to be the ‘perfect host’ to 20 world leaders [...]
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Philippines pledges warm welcome for China’s Xi despite sea row

Philippines pledges warm welcome for China’s Xi despite sea row

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines pledged a warm welcome for China’s leader Xi Jinping at an economic summit in Manila next week, officials said Tuesday, despite a bitter row over [...]
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China to Philippines: No sea feud talk at Apec summit

China to Philippines: No sea feud talk at Apec summit

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s top diplomat asked the Philippines Tuesday not to raise contentious issues – an obvious reference to the Asian neighbours’ territorial spats – [...]
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Philippines, China Agree to Ease Tensions

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines says it has agreed with China to pick up their stalled bilateral relations, after barely making contact in recent years because of competing claims in the [...]
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Vietnam, Philippines plan to sign pact on strategic alliance

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Vietnam plan to sign an accord next week to elevate their relationship to a strategic level, allowing them to deepen economic ties and maritime [...]
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Senators want say on Philippines-US defense pact

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Senators approved a resolution saying the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the United States is a treaty that must be sent to the [...]
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Exports shrink at steepest pace in 4 years

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Philippine exports shrank 24.7 percent in September, the steepest drop in four years. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said this was the largest decline in export [...]
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Philippines coal demand to grow by up to 15 million T a year -industry group

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Annual coal consumption in the Philippines, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, could rise by more than two-thirds to as much as 35 million tonnes over the [...]
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China Wiling to Establish Stable, Friendly Relations with Philippines: FM

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Cri.vn | 6:00 AM

Visiting Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday that China attaches great importance to its relations with the Philippines, and is willing to work together with the [...]
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No surprises in store at Apec Philippines 2015

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Eastasia Forum | 6:00 AM

Most of what Apec will achieve in 2015 has already been achieved. The Economic Leaders’ Meeting in the Philippines on 18 – 19 November 2015 will endorse what has [...]
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China’s Xi to attend Asia-Pacific summit amid sea disputes

11-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) group next week, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, amid tensions between [...]
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