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DILG calls for ordinances to jail quarantine violators

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Department of the Interior and Local government (DILG) is urging local governments to pass resolutions punishing quarantine violators with imprisonment as it reminded the [...]
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Government in talks with 2 new proponents for NAIA rehab

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The government is in talks with two new proponents who are interested to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), according to the Department of Finance [...]
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Military expert praises recent US Navy exercises near Philippines

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The US Navy 7th Fleet announced Wednesday (July 8) that two ships entered the South China Sea after conducting military exercises near the Philippines. On Wednesday, the US [...]
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COVID spike due to community transmission DOH

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Community transmission is now primarily driving the increase in coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday. At a [...]
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DOF: Philippines has capacity to pay loans

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Department of Finance (DOF) has assured the public that the Philippines has the capacity to pay its loans even as it ramped up its borrowings to finance measures to [...]
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COVID-19 cases in Philippines exceed 50,000 with highest single-day increase

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 50,359 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 2,539 new cases on Wednesday, the country’s biggest [...]
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European Parliament asks Duterte to drop charges against Ressa

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Members of the European Parliament wrote to President Rodrigo Duterte to raise concerns on the conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa on a cyber libel charge. “We are [...]
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ABS-CBN denies ‘bribe’ accusations: ‘We believe, participated in the process’

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Broadcast giant ABS-CBN Corporation denied Thursday a lawmaker’s accusations that it sent a representative to bribe congressmen to vote in favour of its long-delayed [...]
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Duterte’s anti-terror law a dark new chapter for Philippines, experts warn

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

An anti-terrorism law that grants sweeping powers to president Rodrigo Duterte’s government is facing mounting legal challenges, as rights groups warn the legislation [...]
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BSP, AMLC to work with international regulators on Wirecard scandal

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines is open to collaborating with international agencies and regulators in the investigation on the alleged $2.1 billion missing funds of German financial [...]
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Fitch Solutions sees higher investment risks in telco sector

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

London-based think tank Fitch Solutions expects higher investment risks in the country’s telecommunications industry following the recent shutdown of ABS-CBN and Sky [...]
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Hontiveros to government: Rethink militaristic, police-centered strategy vs COVID-19

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

After a series of record-breaking spikes in daily infections, Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Thursday urged the government to revise its strategy against the deadly novel [...]
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Philippines reports zero coronavirus deaths, 1,395 more cases

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported zero coronavirus deaths, the first day in four months without a fatality, and 1,395 additional infections. In a [...]
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‘ABS-CBN successfully defends franchise bid’

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Television giant ABS-CBN has successfully justified its bid for franchise renewal before the House of Representatives, proponents of the franchise renewal bill said [...]
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Philippine inflation quickens in June as coronavirus lockdown eased

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine inflation picked up faster than expected in June as economic activity gradually resumed with the easing one of the world’s longest coronavirus lockdowns, [...]
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