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Philippines government partners with blockchain company

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Block | 6:02 AM

The Philippines Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with US-based blockchain company Monsoon, GMA News [...]
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‘Circumcision season’: Philippine rite puts boys under pressure

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A row of boys lying on newsprint-covered tables howl in pain and grit their teeth as part of “circumcision season” in the Philippines, when thousands of [...]
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‘FoodPhilippines’ seeks to make big impact at Food Taipei

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The centre for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) from the Philippines has its sights set on the Taipei International Food Show (TIFS) from Wednesday (June [...]
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Antitrust body approves EastWest Bank’s acquisition of PBCom’s auto loan portfolio

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Philippine Competition Commission said Wednesday it approved East West Banking Corp’s acquisition of Philippine Bank of Communications’ (PBCom) auto loan [...]
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Huawei promises consumers in the Philippines a full refund if Gmail and Facebook won’t work on its devices

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Huawei Technologies, China’s leading smartphone vendor, has promised to fully refund the cost of its smartphones and tablets in the Philippines in the event the devices [...]
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Philippine Navy celebrates 121st anniversary with slew of new naval assets

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Anti-submarine helicopters, amphibious assault vehicles, a new fleet of fast attack craft, and a donated corvette to join the Philippine Navy The Philippine Navy celebrated [...]
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Philippines spokesman talks invoking US defense treaty as Duterte downplays sinking of fishing boat

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:02 AM

The Philippines may invoke its mutual defense treaty with the United States if it finds the sinking of a Philippine fishing boat this month was the result of an armed attack [...]
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Philippines: UN Leading Advocate for the Protection of Children Welcomes New Measures to Prevent Grave Violations

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

The recent signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Law to protect Children in Situations of Armed Conflict is a positive step for children in the [...]
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Philippines, Japan focus on speedy implementation of infra projects

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

The Philippines and Japan are now focusing on the speedy implementation of big-ticket infrastructure projects as Manila had already secured a chunk of the intended financing [...]
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Garbage from Philippines on its way to Canada aboard a different ship, government says

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NationalPost | 6:02 AM

After a series of stops along the shipping route, the ship docked in Taiwan where the containers full of garbage were offloaded and transferred to a larger ship The piles of [...]
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Duterte crosses his armed forces to placate China

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Philippine leader ignores top brass dismay and a public outcry in downplaying China’s recent sinking of a Philippine fishing boat in the contested South China Sea After [...]
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Believe Filipinos before foreigners, ex-envoy says on Chinese ship incident

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Filipinos must believe their countrymen first before foreigners, a former diplomat said Wednesday, as authorities investigated the alleged ramming of a Filipino fishing boat [...]
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The future of fully digital banking

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Nobody wants to spend time waiting in line when banking. In response, the banking industry wants to bring banking closer and make access easier to the public. However, a [...]
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HK protests make Filipinos reflect on the Philippines’ political climate

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | InterAksyon | 6:02 AM

The massive protests in Hong Kong over a controversial extradition bill made some Filipinos perceive how such movements could also be done to resist China’s growing [...]
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How Much Does a Wedding Cost in the Philippines?

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 7:04 AM

Just got engaged? Surely, you’re excited about planning for your big day. Looking forward to picking the perfect wedding dress, visiting different churches, and [...]
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