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Duterte Seeks Help As The Philippines’ Economic Troubles Mount

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Rodrigo Duterte administration is beginning to come to grips with the Philippines’ new economic woes. For a starter, consumer rices are soaring. Inflation [...]
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte alleges coup plot based on tip from a foreign power

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday revealed what he said was a plot to unseat him hatched by the opposition, Maoist rebels and a group of former soldiers who had [...]
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the Philippines and Hong Kong

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the Philippines and Hong Kong

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 3:09 PM

As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super [...]
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Airfares to rise with return of fuel surcharges

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Airfares are set to increase this month after aviation officials allowed local airlines to reimpose fuel surcharges for both domestic and international flights. The Civil [...]
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Philippines sells P13.5 billion worth of T-bills, below offer

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

The Bureau of Treasury awarded a total of P13.5 billion worth of treasury bills at an auction on Monday, below its P15 billion offer, data showed. The Treasury awarded P2.5 [...]
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Potential super typhoon approaching Philippines

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A low-pressure area over Batanes intensified into a tropical depression yesterday even as a potential super typhoon continued to move toward the northern portion of the [...]
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Philippines to deport ‘most wanted criminal’ of Taiwan

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

American fugitive Oren Shlomo Mayer, 37, is accused of chopping up and dumping in a river the body of a 43-year-old Canadian teacher in Taiwan The Philippines said it is set [...]
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Philippine lawyers alarmed by Duterte moves to jail senator

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The largest group of lawyers in the Philippines asked the country’s courts Monday to resist “creeping incursions” on its independence and warned of judicial [...]
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Philippines’ Richest 2018: Real Estate Tycoons Post Gains Amid Declines For Most Others

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

There’s been a general lift in Philippine real estate and construction fortunes, and then there’s Manny Villar. His wealth has tripled over the past year, making [...]
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Philippines’ July trade deficit widens as imports surge

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ trade deficit widened in July as imports posted their fastest gain in more than two years while exports barely grew, government data showed on Tuesday. [...]
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Trillanes belies connivance with the Reds over Duterte ouster plot

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV belied the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte accusing him of conniving with the oppositions, specifically with the Liberal Party (LP) and [...]
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Duterte’s plan for retrial of senator over failed coups ‘could split Philippine military’

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to arrest Philippine opposition senator Antonio Trillanes and try him in a military court for crimes he has already been pardoned for [...]
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Severe tropical storm to enter PAR

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Mangkhut continues to gather strength and is expected to hit Northern Luzon this weekend, the state weather bureau warned yesterday. Ariel Rojas, weather forecaster [...]
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USD83-M deal with Israel proves vast opportunities in PH: Lopez

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Pia.gov.ph | 6:00 AM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the almost USD83 million worth of business deals signed between the Philippines and Israel during President Rodrigo Duterte’s three-day [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte offers troops to Jordan to fight militants

Philippines’ Duterte offers troops to Jordan to fight militants

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants, after agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle [...]
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