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US envoy rules out tensions with Philippines

22-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Presstv.ir/ | 6:00 AM

The US envoy to the Philippines has said that the recent tensions over the alleged murder of a Filipino by a US Marine would not affect the relations between the two [...]
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UltraTech bids for Philippines, Brazil assets of Holcim-Lafarge

22-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Kumar Mangalam Birla-led Aditya Birla Group is said to have placed bids for the Brazilian and Philippine cement assets that global giants Holcim and Lafarge are planning to [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Phoenix moves back IPO target date to December 1 – BusinessWorld

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

Phoenix Semiconductor Philippines Corp (PSPC), a unit of South Korea’s STS Semiconductor & Telecommunications Co Ltd, has moved back the target date for its listing [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-First water PPP attracts five groups – BusinessWorld

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

Five groups have sought to qualify for the auction of the 24.4- billion-pesos ($544.64 million) Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project, the first water public-private partnership [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Cbank to cap banks’ property lending – Inquirer

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

The Philippine central bank will cap local banks’ lending to the real estate sector at 60 percent of their collateral values, down from the average 80 percent at [...]
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Philippines Orders Bank Capital Boost Amid Collateral Curbs

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will order lenders to boost capital and cap the value of real estate that can be used as loan collateral to ensure banks gird themselves for increased risk [...]
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INTERVIEW-Philippines’ Ayala to invest $350m more on power, toll road projects -exec

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

Ayala Corp, the Philippines’ oldest industrial conglomerate, will invest an extra $350 million in new power and infrastructure projects in the next three to four years [...]
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US says witnesses gave statements over Philippine murder

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

Four witnesses gave statements to Philippine prosecutors in a case where an American Marine is a suspect in the murder of a Filipino transgender person, the US embassy said [...]
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Hostages arrive at German embassy after Philippine ordeal

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

A German couple kidnapped by Islamic militants were handed over to their embassy Saturday after a six-month ordeal marked by constant threats of beheading, as the Philippines [...]
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Philippines recognises Australian role in Pacific War

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

A memorial honouring the sacrifices of 92 Australians who perished during a pivotal encounter in the Pacific will be unveiled Monday in Palo, Leyte. The marker, commemorating [...]
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Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored [...]
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Local firms see Philippines as ideal place for investment

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese businesses in the Philippines praised the country as an ideal place for foreign investment because of its young and relatively inexpensive workforce, liberalised [...]
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US envoy to attend commemoration of Leyte landing as transgender slay case hovers

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

President Benigno Aquino III and US Ambassador Philip Goldberg will both attend the anniversary celebration of an important World War II event on Monday but is unclear if [...]
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Philippine militants release two German hostages: military

Philippine militants release two German hostages: military

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Two Germans held hostage by Islamic militants on remote southern Philippine islands for six months were released on Friday, the Philippine military said. Stefan Okonek, who [...]
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Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two Germans kidnapped and held for six months in the southern Philippines were released Friday by a militant group just hours after it had threatened to behead one of them if [...]
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