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At least three injured in Caloocan demolition

27-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Tensions rise in a compound in Caloocan as an informal settler area is set to be demolished on Tuesday (May 26). Several people are reportedly injured after residents [...]
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Philippines seeks stronger commitment from US in South China Sea dispute

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

The Philippines is seeking a “stronger commitment” from the United States to help its ally, the defence minister said on Monday, as China asserts its sovereignty [...]
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China warning Philippine planes over South China Sea

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

There have been seven recent incidents involving Chinese personnel demanding aircraft of the Armed Forces of the Philippines flying over the South China Sea to leave, a [...]
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Philippine mayor admits links to death squads

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

A Filipino mayor has admitted having links to a “death squad” accused of summary executions in the southern Philippines, and has vowed to “kill” more [...]
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Weak government spending slows down the Philippines

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

The Philippines posted a smaller-than-targeted budget deficit in the first quarter of the year as it spent less than planned, casting a shadow over the country’s growth [...]
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Philippines, Japan ink $11m worth projects in S. Philippines

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Japan forged on Monday an agreement for community development in conflict-affected areas in southern Philippines of Mindanao. Philippine National Economic [...]
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Malaysia summons Philippine diplomat over Sabah

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The government of Malaysia reiterates its position that Malaysia does not recognise and will not entertain any claims by any party on Sabah’ Malaysia has summoned a [...]
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Kimse Yok Mu, Philippines sign agreement to further aid cooperation

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Turkish charity organisation Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) has signed a landmark agreement with the Philippine government, paving way for close cooperation between the two entities to [...]
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Women’s Health Is the Key to Economic Prosperity in the Philippines

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

As health professionals based in Manila who work with poor women, we watched Philippines President Benigno Aquino’s recent visit to Canada with keen interest. Though [...]
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Travel warning issued for the Philippines

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Times | 6:00 AM

Soldiers carry a fellow soldier to a hospital after being wounded in a clash with Abu Sayyaf militants in Jolo, southern Philippines. Philippine troops, backed by attack [...]
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Talks with China over sea row urged

Talks with China over sea row urged

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines should engage China in bilateral talks in its efforts to maintain peace and order at the disputed West Philippine Sea, Sen. Francis Escudero said yesterday. [...]
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Japan’s Epson to build biggest factory in Philippines

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Low and stable labour costs in the Philippines are driving Japanese electronics company Epson to build its biggest manufacturing plant in Batangas. The new factory is [...]
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Thousands form giant peace sign to mark end of WW2

26-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Filipinos formed a giant human peace sign on Sunday (May 24) marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2. Throngs of supporters in white shirts [...]
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32 houses given to typhoon-hit in Philippines

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Emirates247 | 6:00 AM

Dubai Duty Free, through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the Dubai Duty Free Foundation, in partnership with Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine-based poverty alleviation [...]
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Dubai foundation builds village for Typhoon Haiyan victims

26-May-2015 Intellasia | 7daysindubai | 6:00 AM

For 18 months they have been homeless having lost almost everything in the devastating Typhoon Haiyan. Many families lived in temporary accommodation or even tents having [...]
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