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Editorial: The challenges facing the Philippines’ next president

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Philippines recently marked the 30th anniversary of the 1986 “People Power” revolution, the pro-democracy movement that toppled the dictator Ferdinand Marcos. [...]
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China takes Philippine atoll

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Chinese have taken over another traditional Filipino fishing ground near Palawan where they have stationed up to five ships to keep local fishermen at bay, sources said. [...]
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Gunman wounds Saudi preacher in Philippines: police

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city on Tuesday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman. Sheikh Aaidh [...]
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Philippines capable of double-digit growth – IMF

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects the Philippines to post double-digit economic growth amid a steady improvement in public investment efficiency over the next 15 [...]
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Philippine Embassy official summoned over claims on Sabah

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Borneo Post | 6:00 AM

The government of Malaysia reiterated its position that Malaysia does not recognise and will not entertain any claims by any party on Sabah, the Foreign Affairs Ministry [...]
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Philippines: Mummified body found on German-owned yacht, police say

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Philippine police are trying to determine the identity of a mummified body found on a white yacht near the country’s eastern coast. Authorities found documents stating [...]
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Dead German in drifting yacht had heart attack: Philippines police

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

People stand on a partially-capsized boat believed to be owned by German national Manfred Fritz Bajorat whose body was found inside, after residents found the yatch drifting [...]
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Philippines spots suspected Chinese ships at disputed atoll

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Philippine official said Wednesday that he recently spotted five suspected Chinese coast guard and navy ships at a disputed atoll in the South China Sea and fears Beijing [...]
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South China Sea Dispute: China Takes Atoll Claimed By Philippines, Report Says

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China has taken possession of more of the South China Sea, stationing ships in waters used by Philippine fishermen, the Philippine Star reported, citing unidentified people. [...]
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Philippine officials say China blocking access to disputed South China Sea atoll

Philippine officials say China blocking access to disputed South China Sea atoll

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has stationed several ships near a disputed atoll in the South China Sea, preventing Filipino fishermen from accessing traditional fishing grounds and raising tensions [...]
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Philippine Peso Goes From Best to Worst Performer in Asia

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As Benigno Aquino closes out a presidency that delivered the Philippines four Standard & Poor’s rating upgrades, investors are turning to the country’s dollar [...]
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Philippines to China: Respect coming decision on sea claims

Philippines to China: Respect coming decision on sea claims

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines asked China on Monday to respect an upcoming decision by an international arbitration tribunal on Beijing’s claim to most of the South China Sea to show [...]
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Philippines asks China to respect sea dispute arbitration

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Monday urged China to respect a forthcoming ruling by an arbitration court in The Hague on a territorial dispute in the South China Sea after Beijing [...]
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MSDF aircraft to be leased to Philippines

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The-japan-news | 6:00 AM

The government plans to lease retired Maritime Self-Defense Force TC-90 training aircraft to the Philippine Navy, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The Philippines will use [...]
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Mummified body found on yacht adrift off Philippines coast

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | 9news | 6:00 AM

Police are investigating the mysterious death of a German sailor whose mummified body was found slumped in the cabin of a yacht drifting off the southern Philippines. [...]
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