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Philippines signs Paris climate accord at UN

23-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje signed yesterday the landmark international climate agreement reached in Paris last December and appealed for other nations to immediately [...]
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Philippines lobbies for direct flights to Cebu

23-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

The Philippines government is lobbying airlines to introduce direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne to the resort island of Cebu, believing the new service will help boost [...]
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Standard & Poor affirms Philippines’s stable credit rating

23-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has affirmed its investment grade credit rating for the Philippines on the back of the country’s sound macroeconomic [...]
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BRIEF-S&p-ratings on Philippines affirmed at ‘BBB/A-2′ outlook stable

23-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

S&P: * Ratings on the republic of the Philippines affirmed at ‘BBB/A-2′; outlook stable * Also affirming ‘AXA/AXA-2′ Asean regional scale rating [...]
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Philippines targets huge gain in doing business

23-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is targeting to leap to 63rd place in this year’s World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report, a 50-notch jump from last year’s ranking of 103. [...]
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Philippine army urges no payments to free foreign captives

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines discouraged ransom payments on Wednesday for captives held by Islamist militants in a bid to stop a kidnap “industry” emerging after a series of [...]
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Candidates to lead Philippines abundle of connections, controversy

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte has advocated vigilante killings of suspected criminals, boasted about his sexual conquests, insulted Pope Francis and, most recently, joked about raping a [...]
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Facebook opens first ever office in Philippines

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

I’m excited to share that Facebook opened its first office in the Philippines today. Over 49M Filipinos access Facebook every month to connect with their friends and [...]
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Philippines inches up in World Press Freedom Index

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines jumps to rank 138 from its 2015 rank of 141 in the survey, but its score declined, Reporters Without Borders says The Philippines inched up in the latest [...]
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Laos, Philippines seek to deepen ties, cooperation

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The governments of Laos and the Philippines have agreed to explore ways to deepen their ties and expand economic cooperation during a visit by Philippine Foreign Affairs [...]
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Manila RTC issues freeze order on Wong accounts

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) issued a freeze order on the P10.2 million sitting in the bank accounts of businessperson Kam Sin Wong and companies Eastern Hawaii [...]
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Don’t pay to free Canadian hostages due for beheading, Philippines pleads

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Lfpress | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is asking Canada to let its people be executed. Or at least call the bluff of ISIS-linked terror thugs who’ve threatened to behead a pair of kidnapped [...]
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China protests US military support to Philippines

China protests US military support to Philippines

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government has protested United States’ military aid to the Philippines saying US is the one pushing for tension in West Philippine Sea. “What stands [...]
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China Asks Russia for Help Against Philippines in South China Sea Legal Battle

China Asks Russia for Help Against Philippines in South China Sea Legal Battle

22-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Breitbart | 6:00 AM

China is looking for Russia’s help to press its claims in the South China Sea, as the Philippines argues an important territorial dispute before the Permanent Court of [...]
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Presidential front-runner’s rape remark condemned

21-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Australian ambassador and Philippine presidential candidates condemned the leading contender’s remark at a campaign rally last week that he “should have been [...]
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