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VA Tech WABAG bags World Bank-funded project in Philippines

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Water treatment player VA Tech WABAG has bagged a World Bank-funded project in Philippines for setting up sewage treatment plant at a cost of Rs 175 crore. “The [...]
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Maoist rebels say ready to resume peace talks in Philippines

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Maoist-led guerrillas in the Philippines say they are ready to resume peace talks with the government after Pope Francis’ visit to the mainly Catholic state next month, [...]
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Former rebel group invites Pope to Philippines south

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ one time largest Muslim rebel group has invited Pope Francis to take a side trip to the south during his visit to the country next month. Ghadzali [...]
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MILF launches political party

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is converting itself into a political party to be able to take part in elections in the envisioned Bangsamoro government. It has [...]
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Asean-EU experts cite Phl econ performance

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ economic performance was cited as “the most encouraging news in Southeast Asia to date” by academic and business sector representatives at [...]
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Philippine security forces search for kidnapped warden

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces have launched operations to locate a jail warden abducted by suspected communist insurgents in the country’s south. Police spokesperson Supt. [...]
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Former Tacomans duck typhoons in their new home in the Philippines

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Insurance Newsnet | 6:00 AM

Estrella Sung would like her parents to move. The couple retired from Tacoma to the Philippines in 2002 and survived the typhoon that hit the island nation and killed [...]
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Second Christmas in ruins in Philippine disaster zone

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of residents of the typhoon-weary city of Tacloban in the mainly Catholic Philippines prepared Wednesday to mark their second Christmas in ruins following two giant [...]
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Philippine communist rebels say peace talks may resume soon

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government and communist rebels said Friday that formal negotiations to end the lengthy insurgency could restart shortly, while the rebels’ armed wing [...]
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House inquiry on slow Internet connection sought

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

A lawmaker called on the House of Representatives Committee on Information and Communication Technology to conduct an inquiry on the relatively slow Internet connection in [...]
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Trial of US marine suspended for 60 days in Philippines

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Turkish Press | 6:00 AM

A Philippine court has suspended for two months the trial of a US marine accused of killing a Filipino transgender woman. Prosecutor Emilie delos Santos told the GMA News [...]
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Philippines plans acquisition of frigates, helos

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Navy is looking to acquire missile frigates, anti-submarine helicopters and artillery pieces as it continues to boost its defense capabilities. Local news [...]
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EU Includes Philippines In GSP+ Scheme

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bike-eu | 6:00 AM

On 18 December the European Parliament voted in favour of the European Commission’s proposal to include the Philippines in the EU’s generalised System of [...]
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IsraAID providing relief to Philippines typhoon victims

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | JTA | 6:00 AM

An emergency response team from the Israeli INGO IsraAID is in the Philippines providing relief in the wake of a deadly typhoon. IsraAID and its local partner agency IsraAID [...]
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Philippines’ SM sells 2pct stake in BDO to Khazanah

26-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Conglomerate SM Investments Corp said it had sold a portion of its stake in BDO Unibank Inc to Khazanah Nasional Bhd, marking the entry of Malaysia’s sovereign wealth [...]
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