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Philippines foils ‘anti-China’ bombing plot POSTED ONLINE

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

Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital’s airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila’s biggest [...]
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Koreans Alarmed by Rising Crime in the Philippines

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Korean embassy has issued a statement expressing alarm over the reported spike in crimes victimising Korean tourists and businesspeople residing in the Philippines. It [...]
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Philippines Trial of Chinese Fishermen Highlights Tensions in South China Sea

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Nine Chinese fishermen will go on trial this week in the Philippines for allegedly poaching in Filipino territorial waters and catching a protected turtle species. Their [...]
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Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group’s removal from a UN [...]
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Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the [...]
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Can the Philippines’ Afford a Single Aquino Term in Office?

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

As President Aquino pitches the idea of amending the Philippine constitution to allow him to stand for a second 6-year term, his political opponents naturally want to quash [...]
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Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the [...]
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Philippines eyes emergency powers to jolt electricity supply

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines government may be forced to declare emergency powers to tackle a looming electricity shortage from 2015 as private firms struggle to build new capacity, but [...]
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Wealth Of Philippines’ 50 Richest On Forbes List Rises To $74 Billion

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Fortunes expand for some of the Philippines richest people, according to the latest Forbes Philippines rich list. The nation’s 50 wealthiest are worth a combined $74 [...]
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Philippines’ Sinophil to launch $200 million follow-on share offer

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chair Willy Ocier said the Sinophil’s parent Belle Corp will be selling the shares. He did not give further details. IFR, a Thomson Reuters publication, said in a [...]
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Philippines wages war on crooked customs agents

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

Standing near mountains of goods destined to be smuggled through the Philippines’ biggest port, the nation’s customs chief admits that being on the frontline of [...]
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Philippines foils ‘anti-China’ bombing plot

Philippines foils ‘anti-China’ bombing plot

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:20 AM

Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital’s airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila’s biggest [...]
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Philippines foils car-bomb plot at airport, shopping mall

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Monday foiled a bid to plant car-bombs at its main airport and a nearby shopping mall, authorities said. The motive for the bomb plot was not immediately [...]
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Car bomb found at Philippines’ main airport: authorities

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

Three people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila’s international airport, but there was no ongoing safety threat to travellers, authorities [...]
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Taiwanese officials assisting Philippines in fisherman case

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Three Taiwanese judicial officials attended a preliminary conference Monday in the Philippines to assist Filipino prosecutors in a court case on the fatal shooting of a [...]
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