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Radical Aussie preacher held in Philippines

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Radical Australian preacher Musa Cerantonio has been arrested in the Philippines. The Muslim convert from Melbourne is regarded as one of the world’s most influential [...]
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China hits Philippines over extended oil drilling

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

China criticised the Philippines for extending the permit of Forum Energy, a British company led by businessperson Manuel V Pangilinan, to conduct oil drilling activities in [...]
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Manila court enters not-guilty plea for senator

Manila court enters not-guilty plea for senator

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Philippine court entered a not-guilty plea Friday for a senator and dictatorship-era martial law enforcer who has been detained on charges of economic plunder with two [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino keeps budget chief amid corruption scandal

14-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday rejected a resignation offer from his budget secretary after the top court declared the government’s discretionary fund [...]
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Philippines Nabs Taiwanese, Chinese Linked to Scam

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

Philippine police arrested 44 foreigners who allegedly ran an online blackmail syndicate that defrauded victims in China and Taiwan by duping them into believing that their [...]
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Manila court enters not-guilty plea for senator

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Mami Herald | 6:00 AM

A Philippine court entered a not-guilty plea Friday for a senator and dictatorship-era martial law enforcer who has been detained on charges of economic plunder with two [...]
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Philippines’ Catholic medics urged not to issue birth control

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Catholic Church in the Philippines is encouraging members who are medical workers to refuse to carry out a newly-approved birth control law, an official said Thursday. It [...]
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Is it Time to be Bullish on E-Commerce in the Philippines?

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Filipinos love going to the mall, which for decades has been a big part of the everyday lifestyle, where the youth congregate, families bond, and everyone hangs out to escape [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino keeps budget chief amid corruption scandal

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday rejected a resignation offer from his budget secretary after the top court declared the government’s discretionary fund [...]
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Philippines arrests 44 from China, Taiwan in Internet fraud

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Forty-two Taiwanese and two Chinese suspects have been arrested in the Philippines over a sophisticated Internet scam targeting compatriots back home, police said Thursday, [...]
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World Bank president to visit Philippines

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is due to visit the Philippines next week, the lending agency’s local office announced today. Kim’s trip to Manila on July 14 to [...]
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US Scales Back Counter-terrorism Help in S. Philippines

US Scales Back Counter-terrorism Help in S. Philippines

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United States military is scaling back its counter-terrorism assistance programme in the southern Philippines after more than a decade of regular rotations. The move [...]
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Philippines extends Forum’s drilling permit in S.China Sea to 2016

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

London-listed Forum Energy Plc has obtained approval from the Philippine government to extend by one year its drilling plan for a natural gas project in the disputed Reed [...]
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Forum Energy Gets Extension for its SC72 Work Progam Offshore Philippines

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Rigzone | 6:00 AM

Forum Energy plc, the UK incorporated oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on the Philippines, confirmed Wednesday that the Philippine Department of [...]
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Six Philippine troops killed in friendly fire: military

Six Philippine troops killed in friendly fire: military

12-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Six Philippine soldiers who were killed in one of the bloodiest clashes against Al-Qaeda-linked militants this year were hit by friendly fire, the military acknowledged [...]
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