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Why Philippines is on track in shift to e-payments

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is on the right track to becoming more digitised in its financial transactions, the president of MasterCard in Southeast Asia, Matthew Driver, said on [...]
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German maker of carburetors putting up P2.5B factory in Philippines

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Inter Aksyon | 6:00 AM

The world’s largest manufacturer of carburetors is putting up a factory in the Philippines. In a statement, Stihl Group said it will spend P2.5 billion on a [...]
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More troops deployed to S. Philippines amid terror threats

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military has sent some 500 troops to Mindanao to augment the forces there amid threats posed by terrorists, an official said Sunday. The government forces came [...]
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Philippines’ UN peacekeepers to provide security for Pope’s visit

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has assigned a thousand-strong force of its UN peacekeepers to help guard Pope Francis when he visits Asia’s main Catholic outpost next January, the [...]
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Philippines, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with [...]
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The Rise of Rebittance: Reinventing money transfers in the Philippines with Bitcoin

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Next Web | 6:00 AM

Bitcoin advocates often emphasize that the cryptocurrency’s greatest impact will be on the “other 6.5 billion” people who have otherwise been excluded from [...]
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Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed sea

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The chair of a Philippine energy company said Friday a Chinese state-owned oil producer hasn’t responded to a revived proposal to jointly explore a disputed area of the [...]
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Philippines seeks world record for tree planting

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines yesterday broke the world record for the most number of trees planted in one hour, with a partial tally surpassing 2mn against the 1.9mn trees record held by [...]
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Why direct selling is booming in Philippines

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ABS-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

More Pinoys are buying goods through direct selling channels. Direct sales has been growing much faster than any other channel in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) [...]
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Philippines offers help in US war against ISIS

Philippines offers help in US war against ISIS

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 9:00 AM

Facing potential threats from the Islamic State (ISIS), the Philippines offered to help the United States in fighting the extremist group that has reportedly recruited [...]
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PSG to secure Pope Francis from ISIS

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 9:00 AM

President Aquino said the Philippines is ready to support the United States in its military campaign against the Islamic State as the airstrike against the violent extremist [...]
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ADB cuts growth forecast for Philippines, Southeast Asia

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 9:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank trimmed its economic growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year and next due to slower domestic demand in some of its bigger economies. Its [...]
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Philippines Says Local Terrorist Group Is Not Linked to ISIS

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 9:00 AM

The Philippine military said on Thursday that there were no ties between domestic extremist organisations and the Islamic State, despite a threat by local rebels to kill two [...]
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Singapore and the Philippines to step up defence cooperation

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 9:00 AM

While meeting his Philippine counterpart, Defence minister Ng Eng Hen reaffirmed warm bilateral defence relations between Singapore and the Philippines. Singapore and the [...]
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Govt employees in Philippines to get 4-day work week

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 9:00 AM

Three-day weekends may soon be the norm for some government employees in Metro Manila after the Civil Service Commission (CSC) approved the four-day work week scheme as a [...]
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