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Back to future with US-Philippines pact

06-May-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

THE new security pact signed between the Philippines and the United States reveals recognition of geopolitical realities that should benefit Asia. The Enhanced Defence [...]
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How the Philippines is crushing the Indian call centre business

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

It’s a call centre cliche, familiar to many Americans who’ve picked up phones to contest bogus bank charges or gripe about a laptop on the skids. The agent who [...]
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China, the Philippines and Thucydides’ ‘Melian Dialogue’

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

And we learn a lot from a university that beats the Ivy League – that is, the Google University. And so, while searching for realpolitik, we stumbled on Thucydides [...]
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Paul VI, first pope to visit Philippines, to be beatified soon

Paul VI, first pope to visit Philippines, to be beatified soon

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

After canonising Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, the Holy See is now looking into beatifying Pope Paul VI, possibly as early as October when bishops from around the world [...]
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Muhammad Ali asks Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo PH Sport | 6:00 AM

The Greatest has spoken. Muhammad Ali wants Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao next. The living legend tweeted his thoughts immediately after Mayweather won a majority [...]
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Philippine authorities hot on the heels of suspects in ‘sextortion’ racket

06-May-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews.com | 6:00 AM

Authorities in the Philippines are close to apprehending key suspects behind an international extortion ring bilking from individuals who post compromising videos or photos [...]
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US-Philippines to launch war games after Obama pledge

US-Philippines to launch war games after Obama pledge

06-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Longtime allies the Philippines and the United States start annual, large-scale military exercises on Monday after President Barack Obama vowed “ironclad” backing [...]
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Philippines to offer renewed US military use of Subic

05-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 10:15 AM

The Philippines said Friday it plans to give the United States access to five military bases under a deal that could see US forces return to their giant former facility at [...]
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Philippines to offer up to five bases for US troops

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 10:15 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines said Friday it plans to give the United States access to three to five of its bases under a deal that could see US forces return to their [...]
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Philippines in cybersex blackmail arrests

05-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 10:15 AM

The suspects persuaded people in foreign countries to expose themselves in front of webcams or send explicit material, police said. They then threatened to send the footage [...]
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Philippines arrests dozens in raid on alleged ‘sextortion’ gang

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Cbs News | 10:15 AM

Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into exposing [...]
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Daniel Perry ‘sextortion’ arrests in Philippines

05-May-2014 Intellasia | The Scotsman | 10:15 AM

The 17-year-old died in July last year after falling from the Forth Road Bridge. He had been blackmailed by people he met online. Today, Police Scotland said the authorities [...]
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Daniel Perry ‘sextortion’ arrests in Philippines

05-May-2014 Intellasia | The Scotsman | 9:55 AM

The 17-year-old died in July last year after falling from the Forth Road Bridge. He had been blackmailed by people he met online. Today, Police Scotland said the authorities [...]
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Philippines in cybersex blackmail arrests

05-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 9:54 AM

The suspects persuaded people in foreign countries to expose themselves in front of webcams or send explicit material, police said. They then threatened to send the footage [...]
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Philippines to offer up to five bases for US troops

Philippines to offer up to five bases for US troops

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Cbs News | 9:52 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines said Friday it plans to give the United States access to three to five of its bases under a deal that could see US forces return to their [...]
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