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Doctors slam portrayal as ‘tax cheats’ in Philippine govt ad

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Furious Philippine doctors Wednesday demanded the government withdraw newspaper advertisements which they claimed portrayed them as tax cheats, days after Manila launched its [...]
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With new Cybercrime Law in place, Filipinos could face jail time for piracy

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Cybercrime Law) officially took effect in the Philippines last month. Filipinos can now be punished for buying bootlegs or downloading [...]
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Legends proud to help the Philippines

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Fifa | 6:00 AM

A glittering array of star names was on show in Berne on Tuesday, parading their skills for a special cause at the city’s Stade de Suisse. The occasion? Not a FIFA [...]
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Truro based builders help typhoon hit school in the Philippines

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Westbriton | 6:00 AM

A TEAM of builders from Truro worked in sweltering temperatures to repair the roof of a school in the Philippines – which was torn apart in the super typhoon that [...]
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The hunger situation in the Philippines

The hunger situation in the Philippines

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Hunger persists across the nation and while the situation has improved, it remains “serious,” the International Food Policy Research Institute said. The [...]
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Philippines deports Indonesian who served decade in prison for having explosives at airport

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Edmontonjournal | 6:00 AM

Philippine immigration officials said Wednesday they have deported an Indonesian who served more than a decade in prison after being convicted of possessing explosives at [...]
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Philippines: Bangsamoro Development Plan Formulation Kicks Off Today

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Worldbank | 6:00 AM

The quest for peace and development in Mindanao gets a major boost today with the kick-off of the formulation of the Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP) that will provide a [...]
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Who is the Wealthiest Person in the Philippines?

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Can you guess who is the most richest man in the Philippines? If you’re a Filipino, one name comes to mind: Henry Sy. Yes. He’s still the country’s [...]
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LIVE: 3rd Women’s Business Summit Philippines

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Who says women can’t have it all? Career vs family? Women nowadays don’t have to choose. To celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day (March 8), the [...]
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Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying to help out with both issues, [...]
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Philippines disaster-prone but successful in risk reduction programme

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is one of the most disaster-vulnerable countries on earth but it found itself a place among the leaders when it comes to heeding the United Nations’ [...]
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Using art to reinforce identity and ties to the Philippines

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Scpr | 6:00 AM

Los Angeles is home to the biggest Filipino population in the mainland US However, they have limited access to art from their home country. A new exhibit at USC’s [...]
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Online plea launched against Philippines remittance law

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

A Filipino rights group in the UAE has launched an online petition to junk a controversial remittance draft law that would compel them to send money to their legal dependents [...]
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As world faces supply glut, Philippines under pressure over high rice prices

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rice prices in the Philippines have risen for six straight weeks, piling pressure on the government to import more of the national staple to stabilise markets and curb [...]
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Philippines CPI 0.1pct vs. 0.3pct forecast

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Investing | 6:00 AM

Consumer price inflation in the Philippines rose less-than-expected in the last quarter, official data showed on Wednesday. Philippines CPI 0.1 percent vs. 0.3 percent [...]
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