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WHO declares Philippines polio-free after vaccine campaign

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:25 PM

The Philippines is once again polio-free, the World Health Organization said Friday, after a successful vaccination campaign that has raised hopes for Covid-19 inoculations [...] » More

Rural Philippines pays price for ignoring COVID warnings

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 5:02 AM

They gathered shoulder to shoulder, many without masks, yelling in unison to welcome 2020′s Christmas season. But the coronavirus wave that doctors had warned about did [...] » More

Duterte orders review of Jardeleza proposal on Baselines Law

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

President Duterte has asked his legal team to look into the recommendation of former justice Francis Jardeleza for Congress to amend the Baselines Law. Expressing support for [...] » More

FLI banking on BPO sector’s resiliency

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) is banking on the resiliency of the business process outsourcing sector, which is filling up the vacancies left by Philippine offshore gaming [...] » More

COVID-19 cases in the Philippines rise to 1.3M with 6,686 new infections

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Philstar | 5:02 AM

Local health authorities on Friday reported 6,686 more COVID-19 infections, bringing the national caseload to 1,300,349. Active cases: 61,345 or 4.7 percent percent of the [...] » More

Energy chief wants government control of Philippines’ power grids

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi wants the government to control the country’s power grid system, as he accused the private sector-led management of delaying projects [...] » More

DOE to House: Let government engage in power generation

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing anew for the government’s engagement in limited power generation to supply reserves during tight power conditions, following [...] » More

Chief justice: SC working on issues on search warrants, attacks on lawyers

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Philstar | 5:02 AM

The Supreme Court, under the helm of recently-appointed Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, is working on the guidelines on the use of body-worn cameras in police operations as [...] » More

Duterte still undecided on VP run-Palace

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

President Duterte has not officially rejected calls for him to run for vice president in next year’s elections, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday, [...] » More

Retired military, police urge united stance on West Philippine Sea ahead of Independence Day

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Philstar | 5:02 AM

Advocates for National Interest (ANI), a group composed of retired police and military officers, on Friday called on Filipinos to “unite and rally to our flag in [...] » More

Monsoon to dump rain over Philippines-Pagasa

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The southwest monsoon and its trough will continue to bring rain over most parts of the country, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical [...] » More

SMC Global raises $600 million from notes issuance

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. has raised $600 million from the issuance of senior perpetual capital securities in Singapore. In a regulatory filing, SMC Global Power [...] » More

Easing of government debt burden to be ‘gradual’-report

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The next administrations would have to tighten their belts to prevent further growth of the government’s debt load, which has gotten heavier due to hefty coronavirus [...] » More

No takers yet for BSP’s rediscount loan facility

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Five months into the year, banks have yet to tap the peso rediscounting loan facility of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) amid the massive liquidity unleashed in the [...] » More

Debt payments slightly reduce Philippines’ dollar reserves in May

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Philstar | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ dollar reserves slightly went down in May after the government withdrew cash from the country’s dollar stock to settle its maturing debts. [...] » More