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Analysis: US works on Asia ties amid Mideast focus

Analysis: US works on Asia ties amid Mideast focus

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A military agreement with the Philippines and easing an arms embargo against Vietnam show the Obama administration wants deeper security ties with Asia, even as turmoil in [...]
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PH, US marines conduct exercises near China-held reef

PH, US marines conduct exercises near China-held reef

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Over 6,000 Philippine and United States marines carried out a military exercise on a Philippine beach Sunday, October 5, near a disputed reef occupied by Chinese ships which [...]
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Philippines volcano threatens farms

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | 3news | 6:00 AM

After evacuating about 55,000 people, Philippine authorities are labouring to move thousands of farm animals from areas threatened by the country’s most active volcano. [...]
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Philippines obliged to protect every human life: Xinhua

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

In a new wave of violence against the people of Chinese descendant in the Philippines, an official was shot dead in the northern city of Tuguegarao and two young merchants [...]
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2 Swiss nationals gunned down in Southern Philippines

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Mindanaoexaminer | 6:00 AM

Two Swiss tourists were killed in an attack Sunday in the restive region of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, reports said. Television network ABS-CBN reported that two [...]
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WB downgrades Phl growth outlook

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The World Bank has revised downward its economic growth projections for the Philippines this year and the next, warning that growth would largely depend on public spending, [...]
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Fight continues for legal divorce in the Philippines

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When Rowena Festin leaves her job as a congressional aide in Quezon City, Metro Manila each day, she returns home to three children and a husband. But her marriage, like many [...]
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The future of the Philippines’ KPO industry

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

IN recent years, the Philippines has shot to elite status in the global outsourcing stage, overtaking India specifically in the voice segment. The country’s business [...]
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Philippines on Guard Against Islamic State Group’s Influence

Philippines on Guard Against Islamic State Group’s Influence

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 8:24 AM

Officials in the Philippines say reports that the Islamic State group is recruiting in the country have yet to be confirmed. But authorities remain vigilant because of [...]
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Philippines Halts Work in Disputed South China Sea

Philippines Halts Work in Disputed South China Sea

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:22 AM

The Philippines has stopped all development work in the disputed South China Sea because of the impact such activity might have on an arbitration complaint it has filed [...]
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Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Jolts Central Philippines

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Jolts Central Philippines

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:20 AM

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted the central Philippines on Friday, sending workers out of their offices and causing cracks on a building’s wall. There were no [...]
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‘Neneng’ enters Philippines, may exit Saturday

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

Typhoon “Neneng” (international name: Phanfone) entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) midday Friday, the state weather bureau said. [...]
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Security analyst: Philippines should take threat against pope seriously

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Catholicregister | 6:00 AM

A Philippine security analyst said the country should take “very, very seriously” the threat of Islamic State fighters on Pope Francis’ life, especially [...]
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SDF observes island defense exercise in Philippines, aimed at countering China

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Japan had observer status for the first time in a combat training exercise involving the Philippine military that simulated seizing an island under attack by enemy forces. [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-AES offers long-term solution to power crisis – Star

06-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine unit of American energy firm AES Corp is offering its battery energy storage technology as a possible long-term solution to the country’s worsening power [...]
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