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Wanted Al Qaeda-Linked Islamist Believed Dead in Philippines Raid: FBI

06-Feb-2015 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

A master bomb maker on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists list is believed to have died in last month’s botched counter-terrorism raid in the Philippines that led [...]
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Australian charged with murdering teenage girl in Philippines

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A Melbourne man has been arrested in the Philippines over the death of a 17-year-old girl. Ali Ali, 42, was arrested by police in Dumaguete City on Sunday after witnesses [...]
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StanChart considering sale of Philippines retail unit: source

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered is looking to sell its retail business in the Philippines, part of a wider bid by embattled CEO Peter Sands to cut costs and shrink the bank’s asset [...]
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Philippines, Vietnam mull alliance in face of rising China

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Vietnam, two of the most vocal critics of China’s attempts to claim almost all of the South China Sea, have held talks on forging a strategic [...]
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Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties

Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

From January 29-31, Philippine defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin paid a three-day visit to Japan where he led talks with his counterpart Gen. Nakatani to boost the defense [...]
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Opportunities for Singapore companies in the Philippines on the rise: Lim Hng Kiang

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

TODAY reports: As demand for consumer goods and infrastructure development in the Philippines rises, there will be more opportunities for Singapore companies, says minister [...]
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Australia Gifts Two LCH To Philippine Navy

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Defense World | 6:00 AM

Australia has gifted two recently decommissioned Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) or supply ships to the Philippine Navy, Australian Defense minister Kevin Andrews announced on [...]
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Unequal Growth Poses Challenge for Philippines

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may surpass China to be Asia’s fastest growing economy this year, but its bigger challenge is working out how to sustain and share the gains of the past [...]
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Philippines to buy 3 naval landing craft from Australia

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will buy three surplus naval landing craft from Australia in addition to two vessels Canberra has donated to deal with future relief efforts following [...]
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Pope Dodges Birth Control Issue in Philippines

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Womense News | 6:00 AM

Risa Sepnio, who is 25 years old, sits on the pavement with her 6-month-old son Jericho, the youngest of five children. Beside her, 2-year-old Jasphere, the fourth child, [...]
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Philippines, Japan to Enhance Maritime Security

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Marinelink | 6:00 AM

Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and his Japanese counterpart, Defense minister general Nakatani, renewed vows to strengthen cooperation maritime security at a [...]
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Muslim rebels must prove sincerity after Philippine bloodbath

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Muslim rebels who signed a ceasefire with the Philippine government must cooperate with an investigation into the killing of 44 policemen by some of their fighters, a [...]
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Philippines opens mammoth casino-resort, seeking high-rollers

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A new mega-casino opened in the Philippines Monday as the fast-growing southeast Asian nation ups its bid to become a world gaming destination. Manila aims to rival Macau and [...]
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Macau casino operator opens new casino resort in Manila

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Melco Crown Entertainment formally opened its $1 billion casino and entertainment resort in Manila on Monday, hoping to cash in on a fast growing Philippine economy and [...]
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Australia gives Philippines two naval landing craft

03-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia is donating two decommissioned military landing craft to the Philippines after the archipelago struggled with relief efforts following Super Typhoon Haiyan, it was [...]
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