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Philippines to tighten entry of foreign workers

08-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Newsonair | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has said it will soon impose stricter requirements and procedures in issuing work permits to foreign nationals who intend to work in the country. The [...]
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Emirates unveils new discounted tickets from Dubai to cities in India, Philippines, Europe

08-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Dubai: Did you miss the previous price-busting deals offered by some airlines in the beginning of the year? Don’t despair, as another round of rate cuts has just been [...]
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‘Hatib Sawadjaan is overall ISIS leader in the Philippines’ Ano

08-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Hatib Sawadjaan, one of the main suspects in the recent deadly bombings in Jolo, is the recognised overall leader of the Islamic State-linked groups in [...]
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Chinese New Year in PH, more than attracting luck

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | PNA | 6:00 AM

Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays for the Filipino-Chinese community in the Philippines, with the occasion largely recognised as a time when families [...]
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Philippines: Lowering criminal age to 12 will ‘endanger children’s lives’

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Responding to news that the Philippines Senate may vote in favour of lowering the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old, Amnesty International’s Senior [...]
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Warning raised in Perth after traveler from Philippines gets measles

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

The health department in Western Australia has issued a measles warning after a Perth resident who returned from a trip to the Philippines was diagnosed with the contagious [...]
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Chinese Target Chinese in the Philippines

06-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Asiasentinel | 6:00 AM

The burgeoning Chinese presence in the Philippines is generating a new and dangerous industry loan sharking and gambling-related kidnappings of Chinese, according to a [...]
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Philippines president Duterte aligns himself with China in Chinese New Year message

06-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

FILIPINO president Rodrigo Duterte has aligned himself closely with China in a Chinese New Year message of “friendship and cooperation”. The South East Asian [...]
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Can The Philippines Survive Rodrigo Duterte?

06-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As economic bookends go, a recent assertion by Philippine research group IBON Foundation is a head-turner. It claims President Rodrigo Duterte produced the lowest number of [...]
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The Philippines Considers Scrapping Defense Treaty With US

06-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Trumpet | 6:00 AM

The government of the Philippines is considering revising the country’s Mutual Defense Treaty with the United States. The review will aim to decide whether “to [...]
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Philippines beefs up ties with Papua New Guinea

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

The Philippines continues to strengthen its ties with Oceanian nation Papua New Guinea, this time for the development of both countries’ fisheries sector. Agriculture [...]
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Doubts raised over claims Indonesian couple was behind Philippine church bombings

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Analysts have raised doubts over claims made by a senior Philippine government official that an Indonesian couple was behind the church bombings in the southern Philippines, [...]
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EU hopeful of Philippines greater GSP+ utilisation

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The European Union (EU) is hopeful the Philippines’ utilisation of trade benefits under the bloc’s generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) would increase, [...]
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Philippines will protest against China’s rescue centre in South China Sea: envoy

Philippines will protest against China’s rescue centre in South China Sea: envoy

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will protest against China’s opening of a maritime rescue centre in the South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said, just days after [...]
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Duterte’s Philippines Is Getting Less Corrupt, The Wrong Way

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Recently, the Philippines has finally begun to get less corrupt. That’s according to the release early last week of Transparency International’s annual ranking of [...]
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