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In the Philippines, underwater gold mining comes with small payoffs and big risks

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Pri | 6:00 AM

Undersea mining is one of the last frontiers for extracting precious metals from the Earth. Mining companies see the ocean floor as a potentially vast new source of riches. [...]
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HK woman shot in Philippines praises Taiwan surgeon

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong woman shot in the face during a high-profile hostage situation in the Philippines in 2010 said Tuesday that she was “very satisfied” with the results [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-SM prime in legal battle over train station – BusinessWorld

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shopping mall and real estate developer SM prime Holdings Inc has sought a court ruling to block the proposed transfer of a common station for three commuter train lines to a [...]
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Philippines Bets on Better Infrastructure

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government is betting on increased infrastructure spending to sustain economic growth, which slipped below expectations in the first quarter after a string of [...]
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6/7: Philippine Independence Day Celebration in Phoenix

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Azcentral | 6:00 AM

Philippine Independence Day is Thursday, June 12, but the Council of Filipino Organisations of Arizona is celebrating the Philippines’ declaration of independence from [...]
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Hyatt to manage Melco Philippines’ City of Dreams hotel

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corp has signed an agreement to manage Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corp’s City of Dreams hotel in Manila’s newest gaming hub, the [...]
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Philippines remains hopeful on China ties

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

Communications Secretary Herminio B. Coloma, Jr. told a press briefing on Tuesday, the issue on the West Philippine Sea does not define the totality of the country’s [...]
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Germany calls for peaceful settlement of sea row

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Germany called yesterday for respect for the rule of law and a peaceful settlement of maritime disputes in East and Southeast Asia. German Ambassador Thomas Ossowski said his [...]
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Anglican Primates elected for Japan and Philippines

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Anglican News | 6:00 AM

The Most Revd Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu has been re-elected to Primate of NSKK (the Anglican Church in Japan) at its 61st synod which met May 27 to 29. He will serve until the [...]
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Tribunal orders China to answer PH pleading

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The arbitral tribunal handling the maritime dispute between Manila and Beijing has ordered China to respond to the case filed by the Philippines not later than December 15, [...]
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Trade minister heads to Philippines

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | 3News | 6:00 AM

Trade minister Tim Groser will leave for the Philippines today where he will meet leading businesspeople and some of the country’s largest conglomerates. Groser will [...]
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Many Filipinos still without bank accounts

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Many Filipinos can now easily get their hands on mobile phones, the Internet and other technology, but lack of access to bank accounts remains a problem, a new report [...]
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Philippines: Typhoon damage to mangroves bigger than initial estimates, shows study

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Business Insurance | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau said damage to mangrove beach forests in Eastern Visayas from Super Typhoon Haiyan was two to three times [...]
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Daniel Libeskind breaks ground on Philippines skyscraper

04-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Dezeen | 6:00 AM

Construction is now underway on a 60-storey skyscraper with a segmented pinnacle, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind for Makati, the Philippines. Daniel Libeskind, who [...]
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Expert: Plots of Manila and Hanoi Will Never Succeed

04-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Cri English | 6:00 AM

Recently, some countries have been making trouble in the South China Sea. On May 6, the Philippines illegally seized 11 Chinese fishermen and a boat from waters off [...]
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