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US, Philippine marines launch South China Sea drills

US, Philippine marines launch South China Sea drills

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

Scores of US and Filipino marines launched mock assaults on a South China Sea beach in the Philippines on Friday in war games aimed at honing the allies’ combat skills. [...]
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Philippines Wins S&P Upgrade as Aquino’s Changes Seen Enduring

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines won a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor’s a year after it was raised to investment grade, aided by President Benigno Aquino’s efforts [...]
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Philippines’ March exports up 11.2pct from yr ago

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ statistics office released data on March exports on Friday: KEY DATA: Total exports March February January December November October yr/yr change ( [...]
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Philippines, Burma holding air talks this month

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is holding air talks with Myanmar two weeks from now, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Carmelo Arcilla, CAB executive director, said the [...]
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Chinese captain who evaded capture by Philippines tells his story

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

“They rushed toward us in a boat and fired at us,” said He Junting, the Chinese captain of the fishing boat Qiongqionghai 03168, said Thursday when recalling an [...]
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Philippines Ignores China Demand to Free Fishermen

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities are investigating whether 11 detained Chinese fishermen entered the country’s waters illegally to catch endangered turtles, police said Thursday, [...]
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Asean to discuss China ‘provocation’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and the Philippines will raise the issue of China’s recent “provocative” actions in the South China Sea, including a heated standoff between Chinese [...]
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Chinese embassy urges Philippines to stop provocative actions

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese embassy in Manila urged the Philippines on Wednesday to “take no more provocative action” after 11 Chinese fishermen were seized by Philippine police near [...]
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Still on the mend, Philippines braces for typhoon season

10-May-2014 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Six months after the most powerful typhoon ever recorded tore through the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and throwing into disarray millions of lives, life is [...]
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Detained Chinese fishing boat: Philippines Presidency weighs in

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine presidency on Thursday backed local authorities who detained a Chinese fishing vessel near Palawan, arguing that police were simply enforcing the [...]
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Emerging Markets: Investing in the Philippines

10-May-2014 Intellasia | US News | 6:00 AM

When it comes to emerging markets, the average investor is focused on Brazil, Russia, India and China – known as the BRIC countries. But some smaller developing [...]
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Philippines’ Emperador all set to buy Whyte & Mackay

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Alliance Global Group Inc, one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines, with interests in food and beverages, real estate, gaming and quick service restaurants, has [...]
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US voices concern on Chinese poachers in West Philippine Sea

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States expressed concern over the latest maritime incident in the disputed West Philippine Sea which involved Chinese fishing vessels carrying endangered marine [...]
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S&P upgrades Philippines’ credit rating anew

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Standard and Poor’s Rating Services (S&) has upgraded the Philippines’ credit rating anew to two notches above junk status, as the debt watcher expects the [...]
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Years of hardship loom in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

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

Parts of the Philippines laid waste by Super Typhoon Haiyan are showing signs of recovery six months later but years of work lie ahead, aid officials said Wednesday. In the [...]
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