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Philippines to build third runway at Manila’s congested airport

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has ordered the construction of a third runway at Manila’s main international airport to ease air traffic congestion in one of [...]
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Armed woman stopped at Philippine president’s home

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Newsobserver | 6:00 AM

A woman armed with a pistol tried to enter the Philippine presidential palace Friday and demanded to see President Benigno Aquino III, security officials said. She was [...]
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Philippines arrests suspected extortionists, says they lured people to expose selves online

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online extortion ring accused of blackmailing over 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them [...]
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San Miguel chief sees decision on Philippine Airlines stake in 2 weeks

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

San Miguel Corp said it would make a decision in the next two weeks on whether it will sell its stake in Philippine Airlines’ parent PAL Holdings Inc to business tycoon [...]
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Toyota Motor Philippines is here to stay despite delay in industry roadmap

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | GMAnetwork | 6:00 AM

Despite the delays hounding the automotive industry roadmap, Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. is here to stay and plans to sink in P2 billion more to expand the capacity of [...]
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Philippine Muslim rebels take crucial step on path to pact

Philippine Muslim rebels take crucial step on path to pact

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group has taken a crucial step in ending decades of conflict, formally submitting to the president a final proposal for self-rule [...]
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Rare Philippines celebrates ‘pride’ in marine life

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

Almost 60 million Filipinos – or 56 percent of our population – get their daily nutrition from fish; however, for the past few decades, Philippine marine life has [...]
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LPA enters Philippines

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

A low pressure area (LPA) entered the country on Friday morning, bringing rains over Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said. As of 10 a.m. Friday, the LPA was [...]
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The Philippines: more than a low-cost solution

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Australian Financial Review | 6:00 AM

When Perth-based shipbuilder Austal looked for a low-cost environment to which to transfer its commercial shipbuilding operations, it had several criteria. One was a lower [...]
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Cole Haan launches the ZEROGRAND in the Philippines

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

Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle footwear and accessories brand, recently unveiled its newest men’s shoe line, the ZeroGrand in the Philippines. ZeroGrand [...]
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Pacquiao wins round in bruising Philippine tax fight

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

Philippine world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has won a Supreme Court reprieve in his battle to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in extra taxes, authorities said [...]
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The Philippine economy

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

Once a laggard, the economy of the Philippines is starting to catch up ON THE drive from central Manila to the city’s main airport, the Philippine capital’s heavy [...]
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Return to over 7pct GDP growth seen in Q2

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

Economic managers are confident that the second quarter marked a return to growth upwards of 7 percent amid a surge in state spending and private investment to complement the [...]
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Seven students killed in Philippines field trip tragedy

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Seven students, including a former member of a popular television dance group, were killed after a flash flood swept a national park in Bulacan province north of the [...]
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Dooley maintaining momentum for emergent Philippines

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Fifa | 6:00 AM

Though their achievements may be modest in global terms, the Philippines have enjoyed undoubted exponential growth over recent years. In 2006, just two FIFA World Cup(TM) [...]
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