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Grenade attack targets school in Philippines

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

A grenade attack on a public school has wounded at least 20 people in the southern Philippines, including government personnel who was there to put out a fire. Firefighters, [...]
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BuyBitcoin.ph: A Philippine Bitcoin exchange arrives

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Philippine Bitcoin enthusiasts will be pleased to know that a Philippine Bitcoin exchange, BuyBitcoin.ph, is now available for use. The site lets users buy and sell Bitcoins [...]
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Philippines bans lead after years-long campaign

Philippines bans lead after years-long campaign

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has banned the use of lead in a wide range of consumer products including toys and cosmetics, the government said Friday, after years of vocal campaigning by [...]
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Philippines blasts China over new fishing law

Philippines blasts China over new fishing law

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines denounced on Friday a new Chinese law that Manila says compels foreign vessels to seek a permit from Chinese regional authorities for activities in large [...]
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Philippines Denounces New Chinese Fishing Regulations

Philippines Denounces New Chinese Fishing Regulations

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has denounced new Chinese provincial regulations that aim to restrict fishing by foreign vessels in disputed areas of the South China Sea. In a statement [...]
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Philippines Adds to Record Sovereign Debt Sales in Asia

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines sold $1.5 billion of bonds, adding to the busiest week for Asian sovereigns on record as slowing US stimulus threatens to increase funding costs. The nation, [...]
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Koreans remain top tourists in Philippines

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Visitors from South Korea continued to lead all other tourists in the Philippines from January to October 2013, data from the Department of Tourism (DOT) showed. South Korean [...]
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Philippines to enlarge temporary shelters for typhoon survivors

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will adjust the sizes of temporary shelters or bunkhouses for the survivors of typhoon Haiyan in line with [...]
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New oil find raises hopes for the Philippines

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ energy department put out an upbeat note of a new inland oil deposit discovered in Cebu, and raising the country’s prospects as a potential future [...]
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New Bitcoin exchange in the Philippines could set the stage for wider adoption of the currency

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bitcoin has gained a lot of controversy in Asia recently. But it’s still quickly spreading around the region. In the Philippines, Bitcoin has now become more accessible [...]
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Philippines Adds to Record Sovereign Debt Sales in Asia

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines sold $1.5 billion of bonds, adding to the busiest week for Asian sovereigns on record as slowing US stimulus threatens to increase funding costs. The nation, [...]
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Philippines’ November exports up 18.9 pct y/y, biggest rise in 3 mths

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ statistics office released data on November exports on Friday: KEY DATA: Total exports November October September August July June yr/yr change ( [...]
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Philippine leader seeks Norway’s help in peace talks

Philippine leader seeks Norway’s help in peace talks

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino Thursday sought Norway’s help in reviving failed peace talks with Maoist guerrillas, a senior presidential aide said, nearly a year [...]
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Manila seeks clarification on Chinese fishing rules in South China Sea

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said it was seeking clarification of rules from China’s Hainan province that say fishing boats need permission to enter waters under its jurisdiction, [...]
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Philippines’ $1.5 Billion of Debt Caps Record Sales Week

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines sold $1.5 billion of bonds, adding to the busiest week for Asian sovereigns on record as slowing US stimulus threatens to increase funding costs. The nation, [...]
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