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Historian says ‘Maharlika’ as nobility a misconception

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A Filipino historian corrected mistranslations of “Maharlika” after President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants it as the Philippines’ new name. Duterte said [...]
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Taiwan finds regrettable deportation of nationals to China by the Philippines

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Nation's Leading | 6:00 AM

The government of Taiwan on Tuesday expressed its “solemn concern” and “deep regret” over the Philippine government’s forced deportation to [...]
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Palace says renaming Philippines to ‘Maharlika’ needs congressional action

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Changing the Philippines’ name would require a new law and the public’s approval in a referendum, Malacanang said Tuesday, after President Duterte had revived a [...]
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Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | IOL | 6:00 AM

At least 70 people, mostly children under the age of five, have died from measles in the Philippines since the start of the year, the Department of Health said Monday. The [...]
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McDonald’s Philippines eyes hiring ‘close to 20,000′ this year

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Golden Arches Development Corp, the operator of McDonald’s in the Philippines, on Monday said it planned to hire close to 20,000 employees this year as part of its [...]
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Philippines eyes more international air routes

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to further boost the number of international flights to and from the country as the Philippines is set to host two major aviation events. [...]
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Duterte mulls changing name of the Philippines

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he might one day change the name of the Philippines and that a previous proposal to name the country “Maharlika,” a term [...]
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Philippines rice imports to hit 2.3 million MT this year

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continues to import more rice this year as local production will still not be able to cover the national demand for the country’s main staple and [...]
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Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and US unveiled Monday a new maritime training facility that is expected to strengthen Manila’s capability to patrol its waters. Washington is currently [...]
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Malacanang calls on foreign nationals to obey laws when visiting PH

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Malacanang called on foreign nationals visiting the Philippines to follow the country’s laws and regulations. The reminder comes on the heels of the arrest of a female [...]
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US to grant over P300-M intel support to Philippines

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Sunstar | 6:00 AM

THE United States (US) has pledged to give more than P300 million aid to boost the Philippines’s intelligence capability, Malacanang said on Monday, February 11. In a [...]
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The Philippines temporarily bans Japan pork imports

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines continues to tighten its security against the African swine fever (ASF), this time temporarily banning pork imports from Japan in the effort to protect the [...]
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Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019

Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:05 AM

Health officials say low public trust in vaccines has dropped vaccination rates significantly. A measles outbreak in the Philippines’s capital, Manila, is spreading. [...]
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Philippines crypto community to get new crypto ATM

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Coingeek | 6:00 AM

February has come with much good news for the Philippines cryptocurrency community. First were the new crypto regulations through the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA). [...]
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Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Slams ‘Ridiculous’ New Libel Charge as Human Rights Groups Pledge Support

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Maria Ressa, founder of the Philippines-based news website Rappler, is facing new libel charges — a move widely viewed as part of a crackdown on free press in the country. [...]
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