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Despite potential traffic jams, MMDA ready to back DOT’s nationwide mall sale

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Traffic authorities in the capital were not consulted on the Tourism department’s plan for a nationwide shopping sale in malls next month, a move that analysts say [...]
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Market moves sideways as virus concerns linger

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Share prices moved sideways yesterday as investors continue to stay on the sidelines amid unresolved concern over the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The benchmark [...]
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‘Bato’ fires back at radio DJ: Is loyalty to Duterte reason enough to resign?

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Wednesday fired back at a radio personality who called for his resignation after he remarked that he will “live and [...]
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Cops in ‘narcolist’ to face Duterte’s judgment next month

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

The fate of the 356 police officers in the so-called “narcolist” will be decided upon soon as the Philippine National Police (PNP) prepares to submit its [...]
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Withdraw gag order plea vs ABS-CBN, Amnesty International says

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

An international human rights watchdog called for the withdrawal of Solicitor general Jose Calida’s “reprehensible” motion for the issuance of gag order on [...]
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Philippines to mount ‘nationwide sale’ with virus safeguards: tourism chief

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Philippines will hold its first ever nationwide shopping mall sale in March, seeking to lure local and foreign tourists, and with measures to prevent the spread of a new [...]
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Philippine workers allowed to travel to HK, Macau amid virus fear

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Philippines on Tuesday allowed Filipino workers to travel to Hong Kong and Macau, relaxing the travel ban it imposed on China and its special administrative regions to [...]
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Coronavirus: Philippines lifts travel ban for domestic helpers as one in HK tests positive for virus, taking total number of confirmed cases in city to 61

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Philippines lifted its coronavirus travel ban on domestic helpers on Tuesday, hours after it was confirmed one had tested positive for the virus in Hong Kong, taking the [...]
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Report of kickbacks to allow Chinese nationals into the Philippines baffles officials

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Immigration officials on Monday claimed ignorance of the so-called ‘Pastillas’ modus wherein corrupt airport employees and officials receive kickbacks in exchange [...]
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Filipina becomes 1st helper to contract coronavirus in HK

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Filipina has become the first domestic helper to contract the coronavirus in Hong Kong, and the Chinese-ruled city’s 61st case overall, health authorities said on [...]
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Philippine banana growers say coronavirus dampening exports to China

19-Feb-2020 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Work stoppages and market closures in China stemming from a coronavirus epidemic are hurting small and medium-sized banana growers in the Philippines, the world’s [...]
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

18-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. [...]
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Virus Outbreak: Philippines requires travel history for visas for Taiwanese

18-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

People who enter the Philippines on a Republic of China passport are required to present a travel history when applying for a visa, despite Manila lifting a travel ban it [...]
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Duterte inaugurates Sangley Airport in Cavite

18-Feb-2020 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte inaugurated the Sangley Airport in Cavite on Saturday (February 15) which aims to ease the air traffic congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International [...]
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PH mulls evacuation of Filipinos from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan

18-Feb-2020 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The Department of Health (DOH) has begun discussing measures for the evacuation of Filipinos on board Diamond Princess cruise currently docked off at Yokohama Port in Japan [...]
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