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Philippine bank chaos as money goes missing from accounts

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A major Philippine bank shut down online transactions and cash machines on Wednesday after money went missing from accounts, triggering fears it had been hacked even as [...]
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Militants in Philippines had planned to set up an Islamist enclave

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Islamist militants locked in an urban battle with troops in the southern Philippines had planned to carve out an enclave of their own, officials said on Wednesday after the [...]
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Fight for Marawi and US-Philippine ties

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

After embarking on back-to-back trips to China and Russia, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was suddenly to confront a festering crisis in his home island of Mindanao. [...]
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Philippines partially lifts Qatar workers ban

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has partially lifted the ban on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) going to Qatar, a day after it was imposed. The ban was temporarily introduced after several [...]
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‘There’s a bigger plan’ ISIS targeting Asia to expand caliphate starting in Philippines

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

THE Islamic State (ISIS) is plotting to create a caliphate in the Philippines as the bloodthirsty terror group looks to make up losses in the Middle East. The jihadis are on [...]
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In the Philippines, a volcano on an island within a lake within an island

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It’s considered one of the world’s most dangerous active volcanoes. Just 55 kilometers south of Manila, Taal Volcano has erupted 30 times since the 16th century, [...]
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Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Manila and Prague sign a Defense Cooperation Agreement, but disclose few details about what this might mean for the future of their military ties. Last week, the Philippines [...]
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Philippines firm on South China Sea claims: Cayetano

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Top diplomat hails ‘peaceful’ approach, vows not to yield ‘inch’ of territory The Philippines will not surrender its territorial claims in the South [...]
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Philippine bank chaos after unauthorised transactions

Philippine bank chaos after unauthorised transactions

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A wave of unauthorised transactions has hit a major Philippine bank, triggering fears of hacking even as company officials said Wednesday it was an internal computer error. [...]
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Philippines bank BPI hit by glitch which debited accounts

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) says a major system glitch led to customers being hit by unauthorised money withdrawals and deposits. The problematic transactions [...]
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BPI apologises for system glitch

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) apologised to its clients following an internal data processing error. On Tuesday night, the bank’s social media accounts [...]
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BPI probing reports of unauthorised withdrawals in accounts

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) is investigating reports of unauthorised withdrawals in accounts. BPI Strategic Brand and Communication Management Head Tricia [...]
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Authorities recover P79 million in cash and checks in Marawi home

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Government forces recovered almost ?80 million in cash and checks after flushing out Maute fighters in a house in Marawi City on Monday. In a media briefing on Tuesday, Task [...]
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Philippines second least peaceful nation in Asia-Pacific

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippines remains among the least peaceful countries in the world, according to an annual peace index. The 2017 Global Peace Index ranked the Philippines 138th among [...]
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Force Not Enough To Halt Islamic State-Inspired Violence In The Philippines

08-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Formerly the Asia Foundation’s country representative for the Philippines, Dr Rood has written a number of works on Filipino politics. It’s a reflection of how [...]
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