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Philippines’ richest man Sy dies at 94

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his [...]
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Philippines economic growth to fall below expectations

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy is expected to grow way below expectations this year and next, but can still be expected to be one of the fastest growing economies in Emerging Asia, [...]
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Palace hits group for calling Philippines a ‘war zone’

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Malacanang slammed yesterday a report by a US-based non-government organisation which labeled the Philippines as a “war zone in disguise” along with Afghanistan, [...]
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257 foreign fugitives arrested in Philippines in 2018

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A total of 257 foreign fugitives were arrested in the country last year, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said yesterday. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said this figure showed [...]
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Chinese naval ships on friendly visit to Philippines

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Filipinos and members of the Chinese community in the Philippines yesterday welcomed a three-vessel Chinese naval escort as it docked in Manila for a five-day friendly visit. [...]
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HRW: Drug war, attacks vs critics ‘deepened’ rights crisis in Philippines

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The human rights crisis in the Philippines “deepened” during President Rodrigo Duterte’s second year in office as his administration continued the bloody [...]
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Philippines: Crackdown Against Critics Intensifies

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration heightened its repression in 2018, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. The government’s [...]
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Philippines to benefit from parametric insurance pool ADB

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Insurance Businessmag | 6:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is eyeing a credit facility to develop a fast-disbursing parametric insurance pool in the Philippines. The international development agency [...]
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LGU calls for support for workers affected by Hanjin bankruptcy

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The local government of Subic, Zambales is calling on the government to provide assistance for around 30,000 workers who are now suffering because of Hanjin [...]
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Philippine office market could take a hit over tax proposal that could hurt outsourcing and Chinese online gaming firms

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Demand for office space in the Philippines from two big job creators business process outsourcing and Chinese online gaming could take a hit if a proposed tax change goes [...]
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Philippines remains worst performer in vehicle production in Asean

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines remained the worst performer in terms of motor vehicle production in Southeast Asia as it was the only country which registered a decline in output in the 11 [...]
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What are the issues facing the Philippine workforce?

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

What are the top issues facing the Philippine workforce this 2019? Newly elected Management Association of the Philippines President Risa Mantaring shares her views. [...]
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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE’-ye hao-JEE’-ye) [...]
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Hanjin mess unlikely to shake Philippine banks Fitch unit

18-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The failure of troubled Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) to settle its obligations to five of the largest banks in the [...]
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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

17-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE’-ye hao-JEE’-ye) [...]
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