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Guns a sticking point as Philippines government, rebels talk

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Negotiators from the Philippines government and a rebel group have admitted the difficulty of realising an ambitious plan to decommission the firearms of the military and [...]
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Philippines raises alert level over Thailand crisis

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government today raised the alert level for Thailand and asked Filipinos there to prepare for evacuation following the 60-day state of emergency enforced by [...]
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The Philippines Year in Review 2013

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

ALTHOUGH rocked by the worst typhoon in its history late last year, the Philippines was one of Asia’s 2013 success stories, maintaining strong macroeconomic [...]
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VW Philippines to field Asean-made cars after 2015

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Volkswagen Philippines, under Ayala company Automobile Central Enterprise Inc. (ACEI), made a big splash when it made its comeback in 2013. One obstacle for the group is the [...]
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South China Sea questions unite Philippines and China – in science

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

An international expedition will be launched late this month in an attempt to determine the age one of the world’s most contentious bodies of water, the South China [...]
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In the Philippines, drones are used for news reporting and rescue operations

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Since last year we’ve been seeing how the purpose of drones has moved outside the confinements of the military. Some startups in Asia have created drones to take aerial [...]
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45 dead, more than 260000 displaced in Philippines flooding

45 dead, more than 260000 displaced in Philippines flooding

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A tropical depression that has brought flash flooding and landslides to the southern Philippines has left 45 people dead and displaced more than 260,000, authorities say. [...]
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Philippines urged anew to meet Beijing halfway

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

China has reiterated its call on the Philippines to meet Beijing halfway to jointly maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson [...]
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Trace International opens office in Philippines

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Trace International, an anti-bribery organisation, has opened an office in the Philippines to help establish transparent business practices in the region. The opening of the [...]
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EHTHS coffeehouse event benefits Philippines

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Shorenewstoday | 6:00 AM

The Egg Harbor Township High School student organisations are hosting a “Faith in the Philippines” Coffeehouse Thursday, January 23 from 6-9 p.m. the [...]
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Top 8 global cities in terms of outsourcing; India dominates, Philippines a close second

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatvnews | 6:00 AM

India continues to remain as popular destination for offshore IT and business process outsourcing services market, shows a recent report by consulting firm Tholons. In its [...]
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No Filipinos arrested in Malaysia crackdown

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

No Filipinos have been arrested in the crackdown against illegal foreign workers in Malaysia which began Tuesday, January 21, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. [...]
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Philippines, Muslim rebels upbeat in tackling last peace hurdle

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

The Philippine government and Muslim rebels said Tuesday they were optimistic of clearing the final hurdle to ending a deadly decades-old rebellion, ahead of a fresh round of [...]
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Help is coming for Michael in the Philippines

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Five months of hell may soon be over for 47-year-old Michael Christensen. Christensen has spent the last five months in a local hospital in the Philippines in critical [...]
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Philippines GDP growth seen at 6.2 pct in 2014 – UN report

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

East Asia is expected to remain the fastest-growing region in the world, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report. The UN [...]
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