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Philippines to offer renewed US military use of Subic

Philippines to offer renewed US military use of Subic

05-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

ThePhilippinessaid Friday it plans to give theUnited Statesaccess to five military bases under a deal that could seeUSforces return to their giant former facility atSubic [...]
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Philippines vice president backs easing foreign-investment rule

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine vice President Jejomar Binay, considered a frontrunner for the presidency in 2016, said on Thursday he favoured relaxing constitutional restrictions on foreign [...]
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Insight: Will US-Philippines pact sideline Asean’s normative order?

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

The recent visit by US President Barack Obama to the Philippines ended in an agreement aimed at reinvigorating bilateral defense ties and cooperation between the two allies. [...]
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Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ military said Thursday the death toll from an assault against Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants had risen to 26, with one marine among the dead as [...]
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Philippines Bases Hopes on US, Controversially

03-May-2014 Intellasia | IPS | 6:00 AM

Amid growing uncertainties over US commitment to Asia, as multiple flashpoints in Eastern Europe and the Middle East continue to consume global attention, President Barack [...]
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After years of flight in Philippines, Minnesotan admits stealing $566K from Army agency

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Startribune | 6:00 AM

A pharmaceutical company employee who holed up in east Asia for years has admitted in court in St. Paul that he embezzled $566,000 from a US Army agency and used the money to [...]
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Bake sale today to benefit typhoon victims in the Philippines

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Niutoday | 6:00 AM

Students of Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail, an NIU instructor of Tagalog, one of the major languages spoken in the Philippines, will hold a bake sale today at the Holmes Student [...]
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China seeks assurance in US-Philippines deal

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The recently forged Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the United States does not appear to intimidate China as it insists that [...]
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Man killed in Philippines while visiting girlfriend; three in custody

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

A 60-year-old Japanese man was stabbed to death last Monday near Manila by knife-wielding men who allegedly tried to rob him of his bag containing cash and other valuables, [...]
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58 arrested in Philippines over global ‘sextortion’ network: Interpol

58 arrested in Philippines over global ‘sextortion’ network: Interpol

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Fifty-eight people have been arrested in the Philippines for their involvement in a giant, global Internet “sextortion” network, local police and Interpol [...]
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The Philippines’ jeepney replacement may have found the electric vehicle sweetspot

03-May-2014 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

The United States helped create the jeepney – the Philippines’ distinctive public-transport vehicles, modified from surplus US army jeeps – and now [...]
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Obama Wins Back Lost Advantage in the Philippines As He Dabbles, Fitfully and Perhaps Fatefully, in the Ukraine Crisis

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

As the US announced more sure to be ineffective sanctions against Russia in a dragging Ukraine crisis, President Barack Obama wrapped up his week-long trip to the [...]
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Philippines vice president backs easing foreign-investment rule

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine vice President Jejomar Binay, considered a frontrunner for the presidency in 2016, said on Thursday he favoured relaxing constitutional restrictions on foreign [...]
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Interpol, Philippines bust cyber extortion network

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

(UPDATE 2) Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into [...]
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New pact reflects cozier US-Philippine alliance

02-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A new defense pact that will allow thousands of US troops to be temporarily based in Philippines for the first time in more than 20 years signals closer cooperation in the [...]
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