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Philippine economy to withstand crisis

--> 26-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Eeconomic managers have built up enough buffers to ensure the country stays on its current growth path, or at the very least avoid major crises, amid several risks from [...]
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Lee Kuan Yew fondly remembered in Philippines

26-Mar-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans and Filipinos have been paying tribute to Lee Kuan Yew at the Singaporean Embassy in Manila, where Singapore’s founding father was remembered for his [...]
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PNoy to investors: Philippines poised for even more success

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

“You ain’t seen nothing yet.” This was President Benigno Aquino III’s message to investors on Tuesday as he boasted the country’s economic [...]
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Senators not in favour of legalising divorce in the Philippines

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

Senators have rejected a proposal to legalise divorce in the Philippines despite surveys showing majority of Filipinos agreed to legalise “irreconcilably [...]
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Philippines to attain 7 to 8 pct economic growth in 2015: central bank

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

Governor of central bank Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. said today that the government’s 7 to 8 percent economic growth target in 2015 is attainable. This is because [...]
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Philippines hoping to sell off stake in lender UCPB this year

26-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines wants to auction its stake in state-controlled United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) this year, the country’s finance minister said on Tuesday, commenting [...]
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Philippines, Japan to ink development projects

26-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Sun Star | 6:00 AM

THE Philippines and Japan will sign Thursday agreements on five official development assistance (ODA) projects, most of which are aimed at improving communities in Mindanao [...]
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The highest-paying jobs for fresh grads in the Philippines 2015

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

It’s graduation season, and after the caps fly and the diplomas are filed, it’s time to plunge into the working world with one’s first job. (READ: Fresh [...]
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Philippines concerned at death of nationals in Malaysia

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

The Philippines Embassy in Malaysia said Monday that it is “deeply concerned” over the reported deaths of three undocumented Filipino teenagers during an [...]
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Philippines seeks more foreign aid for R&D on disaster risk reduction

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has called on the international donor community to boost investments in disaster risk reduction research and development (R&D). In a speech before the 3rd [...]
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AXA continues growth globally and in the Philippines

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | ADVT | 6:00 AM

AXA, global leader in insurance, reported strong business performance in its global operations with total revenues up 3 percent to euro 92 billion, underlying earnings up 8 [...]
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Outspoken anti-gay activist leaves Canada for Philippines

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Leader Post | 6:00 AM

Hounded, fined and made practically unemployable by his strident and hateful views on homosexuality, activist Bill Whatcott has abandoned Canada. “There’s a [...]
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Will the Philippines ever have a Lee Kuan Yew?

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Manila Times | 6:00 AM

THE Foreign Affairs department’s statement on “the Passing of Singapore’s Founding prime minister” yesterday is terse but truthful. “The [...]
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Philippines to carry out development projects in conflict-hit province

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government will carry out P67 million ($1.49 million) worth of development projects in southern province of Maguindanao where there is an ongoing military [...]
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Philippines is third-largest market for smartphones in SE Asia – IDC

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

THE PHILIPPINES was Southeast Asia’s third biggest smartphone market in 2014, with 26.8 million shipped, pulling ahead of Vietnam, research firm International Data [...]
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