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Farmers, traders hit BOC pork scam

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The pork scam appears to have reached the Bureau of Customs. Some 5.6 million kilos of pork of questionable quality may have entered the country without going through food [...]
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Rustan’s unit files for IPO; eyes retail expansion

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

Store retailer SSI Group Inc. has filed a registration for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise funds for its expansion in the country. SSI, which includes Stores [...]
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SC upholds ruling on Filipino ‘comfort women’

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the bid of Filipina women to seek justice as it affirmed its earlier ruling dismissing their appeal to have the Philippine [...]
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Fake recruiter falls in cyber-sting operation in CDO

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

An illegal recruiter who used a fake website to fleece prospective overseas Filipino workers was arrested in a sting operation in Cagayan de Oro City on Tuesday. The city [...]
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P4.4M worth of seized illegal drugs destroyed

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Sun Star | 6:00 AM

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) destroyed on Tuesday about P4.4 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and marijuana at the crematorium of [...]
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Palace not worried of possible ‘hidden pork’ raps

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

As far as Malacanang is concerned, the “hidden pork barrel” issue has already been addressed. Asked if they are worried that such accusations will be raised [...]
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Vatican urges Philippines to help Christians in Iraq

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

The Vatican’s ambassador to the Philippines has requested the Philippine government, through the Southeast Asian country’s Catholic bishops, to exert all efforts [...]
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Auto sales in Philippines up despite supply disruptions

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Asia News Net | 6:00 AM

Vehicle sales in the Philippines rose by 32 per cent year-on-year in July to reach another record monthly volume of 20,730 units. According to a joint report of the Chamber [...]
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Palparan’s flight means guilt – DOJ

Palparan’s flight means guilt – DOJ

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Flight means guilt and retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan’s lamming it for three years means he has responsibility for the disappearance of University of the [...]
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After 3-Year Hunt, Philippines Arrests Former general in Activists’ Disappearance

After 3-Year Hunt, Philippines Arrests Former general in Activists’ Disappearance

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military on Tuesday captured a former army general wanted in connection with the disappearance of two students in 2006, a case that human rights groups say has [...]
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Philippines’ problem: China thinks there’s no problem

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

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario criticised China on Monday, August 11, for supposedly keeping this mindset about the South China Sea. For Del Rosario, [...]
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Thailand’s junta gives the nod to China high-speed rail project

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Irish Times | 6:00 AM

China’s importance to the region was given another boost with the news that Thailand’s military junta has approved a 741.4 billion baht ( euro 17.2 billion) [...]
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BIR defines limits of Bank Secrecy Law

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The BIR issued this statement amid strong opposition by the local business community to BIR Revenue Regulation 1-2014, which requires all withholding agents to submit an [...]
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Homecourt edge for Gilas in Spain

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

For the Philippine national basketball team, it’s home away from home in Spain where Gilas will play at the FIBA World Cup starting August 30 after a 36-year absence [...]
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Philippine Muslim rebels vow to win peace

Philippine Muslim rebels vow to win peace

13-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Muslim rebels who have been waging a decades-long rebellion in the Philippines said Monday they would “do everything possible” to ensure a peace accord is [...]
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