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6 more foreign banks eye Philippines: BSP

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Six more foreign banks are planning to invest in the Philippines after the Philippines further liberalised its banking sector, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor [...]
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Yasay: No Hague ruling in Asean talks

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

THE HAGUE arbitral ruling last year in favour of the Philippines over its maritime dispute with China will not be discussed in this year’s meeting by the Association of [...]
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Tillerson wants ‘more information’ before stating views on Russia, China, Philippines

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Idahostatesman | 6:00 AM

Rex Tillerson, nominee for secretary of state, stated repeatedly in a hearing Wednesday that he would need more information about various foreign affairs issues before he [...]
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Tillerson avoids condemning Philippines dictator Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs as a human rights violation

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Week | 6:00 AM

Secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson hesitated to call the Philippines a human rights violator when asked for his opinion Wednesday at his Senate confirmation hearing. [...]
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Focus on actions not words, Philippine central bank governor says

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy is on the right track under its new government, and investors jittery about President Rodrigo Duterte’s fierce rhetoric should focus on actions [...]
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What Obama should know about women in the Philippines

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Wunc.org | 6:00 AM

From the aggressive promoter-in-chief of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the defender-in-chief of Syrian refugees to the funny moderator-in-chief in a climate change panel, [...]
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Philippine police chief warns on-run cop he will die

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa has warned a policeman accused of kidnapping that he would die if he didn’t surrender The Philippine police chief on [...]
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Japan And China Are Competing To Win Over The Philippines

Japan And China Are Competing To Win Over The Philippines

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing away former coloniser and military benefactor the United States in favour of America’s geopolitical rival China. But the [...]
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Philippine minister says Nickelodeon can’t build on pristine Palawan

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

American children’s television network Nickelodeon will not be allowed to build an underwater theme park on one of the nation’s most pristine islands, the [...]
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Japan’s Abe meeting with Duterte in Manila, Davao

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is again meeting with a “special friend who’s closer than a brother.” This was how he described Japan after his official visit [...]
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Abe packs $8.66bn aid package for Philippines visit

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will announce a 1 trillion yen ($8.66 billion) aid package for the Philippines spread over five years, during his state visit to the [...]
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Philippine minister says Dora can’t explore pristine Palawan

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

American children’s television network Nickelodeon will not be allowed to build an underwater theme park on one of the nation’s most pristine islands, the [...]
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Philippines buys around 50000 T of rice from Thailand, Vietnam

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine grains traders have purchased just over 53,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand and Vietnam in recent weeks, looking to boost supply in the wake of typhoons that [...]
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Abe’s visit to Philippines: What it means

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Duterte’s first state visit outside Asean as was originally planned. “For the head of the government of the third-largest economy in the world, a pillar of the [...]
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Philippines rejects Dora the Explorer underwater theme park

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Environment minister says she will not allow US TV network Nickelodeon to build park on pristine Palawan island The Philippine environment minister has said the US [...]
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