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Science Explains: 5 Second Rule On Dropped Food is Legit

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

In the Philippines and probably everywhere else, you might have encountered this before. You and your friends are happily eating away. All of the sudden, one of your friends [...]
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Philippines’ classified ads site Sulit rebrands to OLX

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Philippine classified ads leader Sulit officially announced today that it has rebranded to OLX, moving from the Sulit.com.ph URL to OLX.ph. This follows the earlier merger of [...]
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Hope flickers among debris as Philippines rebuilds after typhoon

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

FOUR months on and the Filipinos face a long, hard road to recovery after typhoon Haiyan wiped out the homes and livelihoods of 1.47 million people but hope flickers among [...]
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Philippines 6th in world for Marcos era-like crony capitalism

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Crony capitalists did not disappear after the Marcos regime was deposed through People Power in 1986, but continued their schemes to this day under President Benigno Aquino [...]
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Millions to remain in poverty as Philippines re-sets target

Millions to remain in poverty as Philippines re-sets target

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will have to downgrade its target to reduce poverty, officials warned Tuesday, a move which would leave an additional four million people virtually destitute [...]
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US commander emphasizes Philippine alliance, amid China row

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Pacific commander Tuesday emphasized the Philippines’ importance as a military ally, as Filipino forces were involved in an increasingly tense standoff with [...]
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Saudi visitors to the Philippines up by 104pct from 2009

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabian visitors to the Philippines more than doubled since 2009, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Tuesday. “From only 19,101 Saudi visitors in [...]
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Philippines: Inclusive growth can be enhanced through sustainable reconstruction and job creation – World Bank

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Worldbank | 6:00 AM

The Philippines expects to maintain strong growth rates in the next three years despite the difficult global environment and the devastation unleashed by Typhoon Yolanda. [...]
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China warns Philippine against ‘occupation’ of disputed shoal

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China warned the Philippines on Monday to abandon a disputed shoal in the South China Sea after Manila said it planned to challenge a Chinese naval blockade of the area by [...]
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Second phase of relief projects launched in Somalia, Philippines

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thepeninsulaqatar | 6:00 AM

Qatar Relief Alliance of Charitable Societies yesterday announced the launch of phase II of relief projects in Somalia and the Philippines. Following visit findings, it has [...]
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QBE rebrands and expands in Philippines

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Postonline | 6:00 AM

In a realignment, QBE Seaboard, a merger of QBE and Seaboard-Eastern Insurance, now has two divisions: corporate and retail. The corporate division provides cover for [...]
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Protection for out-of-status Filipinos in US gains ground

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The effort to confer a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on the Philippines is not dead yet and is actually gaining some momentum, according to one of the leaders of the [...]
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PGA Cars’ Coyiuto among Philippines’ top 10 wealthiest

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Forbes magazine published its list of wealthiest people in March. Ten Philippine business tycoons made it to the annual ranking of global billionaires. Included in the [...]
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MetroDeal, the Philippines’ Top Daily Deals Site, Now Accepts Bitcoin

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

Asia-based daily deals giant MetroDeal, the number two e-commerce website in the Philippines according to Alexa rankings, is now accepting bitcoin for its discount vouchers [...]
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Philippines suspends search for missing Malaysian plane

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Monday that it has suspended its search for the missing Malaysian aircraft in South China Sea. The AFP’s Westerm Command [...]
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