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Couple in Philippine killings brought to China for trial

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese consular officer and her husband, who allegedly killed two other Chinese diplomats and wounded their consul-general in a Philippine city, have been taken back to [...]
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Farmers lose debt gamble in typhoon-plagued Philippines

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine rice farmer Francisco Santo Domingo’s life is in ruins after losing yet another gamble with nature, but the typhoon that destroyed his crops means gleeful [...]
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Criminal charges to be filed against Iglesia ni Cristo leaders

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Former Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) minister Lowell Menorca II, who has been expelled by INC, will file criminal charges against the leaders of the religious group. In a press [...]
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Govt alerts hospitals to spreading haze; flights to south cancelled

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines cancelled flights and put hospitals on alert on Sunday, as its southern and central islands were covered by thickening haze from Indonesian forest fires. Smog [...]
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The Philippines: Still unrealised potential

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Businessmirror | 6:00 AM

It has been almost impossible to pick up a newspaper in the last few weeks and not read how wonderful the Philippines is in comparison to the rest of the world. Look at these [...]
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Communist rebels claim murder of Philippines mayor

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

A communist rebel group has claimed responsibility for the murder of a mayor – and former member – and his son after they were found dead in the Philippine south, [...]
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Up to 78pct of Filipinos in the UAE plan Philippines property buy

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Gulf Business | 6:00 AM

New survey finds majority of the respondents plan to buy properties within a price ceiling of around Dhs 167,000 Up to 78 per cent of the Filipinos living in the United Arab [...]
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Philippine Senate set to approve higher duty-free limit on expat cargo

27-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

A measure that raises the duty-free cap on box shipments sent by Filipinos abroad to their families in the Philippines is slated for approval by the Senate. Once passed, the [...]
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Two major Philippine airlines cancel domestic flights due to haze

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two major carriers have begun cancelling domestic flights to three key cities in the Philippines because of haze caused by Indonesia’s raging wildfires that have [...]
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Indonesian haze reaches southern Philippines

Indonesian haze reaches southern Philippines

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Haze from Indonesian forest fires has spread to the southern and central Philippines, disrupting air traffic and prompting warnings for residents to wear face masks, [...]
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HSBC says Philippines immune from China slowdown

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

The HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) believes the Philippines is immune from external shocks particularly from the economic slowdown in China. In its latest Global [...]
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Vietnam, Philippines Near New Strategic Partnership

Vietnam, Philippines Near New Strategic Partnership

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

On October 21, Vietnam and the Philippines convened the eighth meeting of their bilateral cooperation committee. The deliberations focused on specific measures for advancing [...]
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25 Chinese cops to fetch Cebu shooting suspects

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

A group of about 25 Chinese policemen are expected to arrive in Cebu today to escort back to China the Chinese couple implicated in the shooting incident that killed two [...]
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UN hails Philippines’ Typhoon Koppu response as model for others to follow

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Pre-emptive action saved lives and showed benefit of early warning systems and targeted evacuation of vulnerable areas, says UN disaster risk reduction chief As bystanders [...]
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‘Infrastructure, transport projects make Philippines ripe for investment’

26-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Businessmirror | 6:00 AM

THE government is allocating increased resources to infrastructure improvement and expansion, opening up numerous opportunities for investment in the Philippines. [...]
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