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Philippines exports up 6.9pct in May vs year-earlier

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Philippine exports rose for a fourth consecutive month in May, gaining 6.9 percent from the year-earlier period to $5.48 billion on the back of strong growth in the sales of [...]
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Philippines abandons timeframe for rice self-sufficiency

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior government official said, likely [...]
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Etihad, Philippine Airline ink closer relationship

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Etihad Airways has formed closer ties with Philippine Airline (PAL) in a move that will give it greater access to the Filipino market. The agreement, an expansion on a [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-San Miguel shareholder Top Frontier to start mining in 5 yrs-Star

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine-based Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc, the majority shareholder of conglomerate San Miguel Corp, is gearing up to start mining and processing ores from [...]
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Philippines gets credit upgrade from R&I

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bworld Online | 6:00 AM

BASED debt watcher Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) has upgraded the Philippines’ credit score a notch further into investment grade, citing improved [...]
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Aegis to sell US, Philippines, Costa Rica operations to French firm for $610 mn

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Hindu Business Line | 6:00 AM

AGC Holdings Ltd, a wholly-owned portfolio company of Essar Global Fund Ltd, has signed an agreement with Teleperformance to sell its outsourcing company Aegis US for $610 [...]
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Philippines Startups Aim to Fulfil Bitcoin’s Remittance Promise

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Coin Desk | 6:00 AM

One of bitcoin’s promised ‘killer apps,’ and one regularly cited as a use case whose time has come, is overseas remittances – providing cheaper and [...]
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Revolution and rum: 18 drinks inspired by the Philippines

11-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

San Miguel may be the Philippines’ national beverage, but there’s more to the islands’ drink culture than a 100-year-old beer. The flavors of the [...]
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Philippines urges its workers to leave Afghanistan

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Tuesday urged 4,000 workers in Afghanistan to leave the country amid an election stand-off that has raised fears of instability and ethnic unrest. [...]
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18 cocktails inspired by the Philippines

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | KSPR | 6:00 AM

San Miguel may be the Philippines’ national beverage, but there’s more to the islands’ drink culture than a 100-year-old beer. The flavors of the [...]
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Philippines creates blacklist of Saudi maid employers

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Arabian Business | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Labour Ministry has reportedly prepared a blacklist of Saudi employers who have abused or sexually harassed their Filipino housemaids to prevent them [...]
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Six government troops wounded in clash in S Philippines

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

At least six government troops were wounded in a clash with leftist rebels in southern Philippines on Tuesday, the military said on Wednesday. Pursuit operations have [...]
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US Should Act Unilaterally To Protect The Smaller Nations Of The South China Sea

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines, Vietnam and the United States would benefit by more aggressively defending 200-mile exclusive economic zones in the South China Sea, including through [...]
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Philippines abandons rice self-sufficiency plan

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Rakyat Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior government official said, likely [...]
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Philippines to produce 59.67 million tonnes of rice in next 3 years

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

XThe Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) said Wednesday that it is targeting to produce 59. 67 million metric tonnes (MMT) of unmilled rice in the next three years in a [...]
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