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Philippines’ coast guard rescues 252 passengers from capsized ferry

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Geo | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ coast guard said on Friday it had rescued 252 passengers and crew, including an Australian and his Filipino wife, and recovered five dead people from a [...]
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Reds announce ceasefire for Christmas, CPP anniversary

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The New People’s Army will observe a unilateral ceasefire “in observance of the Filipino people’s traditional holidays and the Communist Party of the [...]
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Philippines seen to import 1.3 MMT more rice

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is expected to import more rice next year as local production will still not be enough to cover the national demand, the United States Department of [...]
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Tropical storm dumps rain in southern Philippines, kills 7

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Tropical storm Tembin caused heavy rains, floods, landslides in southern Philippines on Friday which also killed at least seven people, a government disaster official said. [...]
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8 dead, several missing as storm hits southern Philippines

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

At least 8 people were killed and several others were missing after a tropical storm struck the southern Philippines Friday, December 22, unleashing floods and landslides [...]
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Philippines abstains from UN vote on Jerusalem

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines was one of 35 countries that abstained from voting on the United States’ decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem. The Philippine Department of [...]
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Philippines, Australia among 35 countries which abstained

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines was one of two Asian countries among 35 United Nations members which abstained from Thursday’s vote on the status of Jerusalem. The other was Bhutan. [...]
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Philippine ferry capsizes with 251 aboard

Philippine ferry capsizes with 251 aboard

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

A Philippine ferry carrying 251 people capsized on Thursday off an island south of Manila, the capital, a coast guard spokesman said, amid a storm bringing heavy downpours. [...]
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5 days on, another tropical storm for the Philippines

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Just a few days after Kai-Tak, a tropical storm that left dozens of people dead in landslides in central Philippines, a new storm, Tembin, is heading towards the countrybut [...]
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Independent probe set on Dengvaxia vaccine deaths

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Experts from the University of the Philippines-Philippine general Hospital are set to conduct an independent probe on alleged deaths of three children vaccinated with [...]
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ERC commissioners suspended for a year

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered all four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) suspended for one year over alleged anomalous power supply deals with [...]
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Philippines’ coast guard rescues 252 passengers from capsized ferry

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ coast guard said on Friday it had rescued 252 passengers and crew, including an Australian and his Filipino wife, and recovered five dead people from a [...]
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Philippines searches for ferry accident survivors, five dead

Philippines searches for ferry accident survivors, five dead

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rescue teams in the Philippines resumed their search for survivors Friday after a ferry carrying more than 250 passengers capsized, with at least five confirmed dead. The [...]
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Severe storm makes landfall in southern Philippines

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Severe tropical storm Tembin made landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines early Friday, the state weather bureau PAGASA said. The state weather bureau [...]
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Philippines abstains as UN votes to rebuke Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Philippines abstains as UN votes to rebuke Trump’s Jerusalem decision

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and 34 other countries abstained on the United Nations vote on the resolution demanding all countries comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the [...]
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