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Five communist guerrillas killed in Philippine shootout

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Five communist guerrillas have been killed in a clash with special forces troops in the Philippines, a military spokesman said Wednesday. The clash broke out Tuesday near the [...]
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Head of local press group slain in southern Philippines

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The head of a local press association in the southern Philippines has been killed in an ambush, sparking condemnation on Wednesday from a national government embarrassed by a [...]
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20 Abu Sayyaf militants slain in Philippine clashes: military

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Soldiers clashed with Abu Sayyaf Muslim extremists on two islands in the southern Philippines, leaving 20 of the rebels dead even as fighting continued to rage, the military [...]
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Philippines raises alert level 1 over Thailand

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines also identifies the places Filipinos should avoid in Thailand as a Filipina suffers an injury due to the Bangkok blast The Philippines on Wednesday, August [...]
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Philippines forces kill 15 Islamist militants in bid to rescue captives

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces killed at least 15 al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in an attempt on Wednesday to rescue foreign captives on a remote southern island, an army [...]
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Coca-Cola pouring in additional $1.2 B in Philippines

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. is pouring in billions of dollars anew to the Philippines to continue bolstering its operations in one of its largest markets in the world. In [...]
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Hostages race to freedom as Philippine troops battle militants

21-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Philippine coast guard men held hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants sprinted through gunfire to freedom as government forces raided the extremists’ hideout, [...]
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PAGASA: Strong El Nino affecting the country

20-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

There appears to be no break from the humid weather even during the rainy season – and it’s bound to get warmer and drier in the coming months. State weather [...]
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Philippines to extend passport validity for free

20-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘Extensions shall be processed and released within the same day,’ the Department of Foreign Affairs says as it faces a huge passport backlog The Department of [...]
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No travel ban to Bangkok following blast, says Manila

20-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday morning said Filipinos who have scheduled trips to Thailand could proceed but should take precautionary [...]
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Philippines condemns Bangkok blast as act of terror

20-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is still verifying the reported Filipino casualty in the Bangkok bombing that left around 21 people dead The Philippines on Tuesday, August 18, condemned a [...]
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Foreign direct investment soars in the Philippines

19-Aug-2015 Intellasia | FT | 10:45 AM

Philippine president Benigno Aquino has an unfortunate habit of blaming his predecessor, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, for anything that has gone wrong in the Southeast Asian [...]
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China and the Philippines: Asia’s Most Toxic Relationship

19-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 10:45 AM

In the West, it is often said that Asians are a different bunch, that they conduct diplomacy in a more subtle fashion – disguising their differences under the veil of [...]
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Philippines launches drive to attract Middle East tourists

19-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Times of Oman | 10:45 AM

To promote the Philippines as an ideal holiday destination for families seeking leisure, relaxation and fun, the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT), in cooperation with [...]
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Philippines not threatened by Chinese navy’s recruitment video

19-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Sunstar | 10:45 AM

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday that the Philippines is not threatened by the Chinese Navy’s alleged “recruitment video” that showed off [...]
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