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First utility-scale solar park in the Philippines goes online

17-May-2014 Intellasia | PV Magazine | 6:00 AM

Conergy has competed phase one of the first utility-scale solar park in the Philippines. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III switched on the plant at an opening ceremony [...]
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Will Philippine remittances be a thing of the past?

17-May-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A dearth of employment options drove Filipino Ben Dominguez overseas in 2007. The IT consultant moved to Singapore and now sends home over 30,000 pesos a month – a [...]
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UPDATE 1-Typhoons slow growth in Philippines farm output

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

Growth in agricultural output in the Philippines slowed in the first quarter from the same period a year ago after strong typhoons hit the country. The Philippine Statistics [...]
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Philippines warns China may be building airstrip on disputed reef

16-May-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

Filipino surveillance aircraft have been monitoring large-scale reclamation and earthmoving activity on Chinese-held Johnson South Reef since January, the defence department [...]
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Philippines Accuses China of Illegal Work on Disputed Spratly Islands

16-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China is undertaking illegal land reclamation in the disputed Spratly Islands in violation of a longstanding pledge not to build on any of the South China Sea’s [...]
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Kiwi donations making progress in the Philippines

16-May-2014 Intellasia | 3 News | 6:00 AM

The deeply catholic village called Santa Fe in the Philippines was almost wiped off the map during Typhoon Haiyan six months ago. Many there are adamant that divine [...]
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Eight dead, hundreds ill from ‘tainted water’ in Philippines

Eight dead, hundreds ill from ‘tainted water’ in Philippines

16-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Health officials are testing for cholera and other diseases after eight people died and hundreds more fell ill in a remote area in the Philippines, possibly from contaminated [...]
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Manila says China reclaiming land in disputed sea

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

The Philippines has protested China’s reclamation of land in a disputed reef in the South China Sea that can be used to build an airstrip or an offshore military base [...]
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Italian diplomat denies child abuse in Philippines

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

An Italian diplomat facing human trafficking and child abuse allegations in the Philippines denied any wrongdoing to prosecutors on Wednesday. Daniele Bosio, who has been [...]
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Italian diplomat held in Philippines allowed to see doctor

16-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Italian diplomat detained in the Philippines for alleged child abuse will be allowed to leave prison briefly to undergo medical treatment, a government prosecutor said [...]
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Philippines releases photos of Chinese reclamation

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

The Philippine government said it released on Thursday military surveillance pictures of Chinese land reclamation on a reef claimed by Manila in the South China Sea that show [...]
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Philippines plans new round of air talks with Korea amid strong travel demand

15-May-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Two years after they increased two-way flights, the Philippines plans to amend its air service agreement (ASA) with South Korea amid robust travel demand for both countries. [...]
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Rebel bombs kill two Philippine soldiers

Rebel bombs kill two Philippine soldiers

15-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Muslim guerrillas from a breakaway faction have killed two soldiers in a wave of small bomb attacks in the southern Philippines, the military said Tuesday. The blasts were [...]
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Philippines’ SM Investments Q1 net income down 16 pct

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

SM Investments Corp, the Philippines’ second-biggest company by market value, said its first-quarter net income fell 16 percent, largely due to lower profits at its [...]
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Vietnam and Philippines escalate maritime disputes with China

15-May-2014 Intellasia | WSWS | 6:00 AM

More than a week of clashes between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels continued yesterday over a Chinese oil rig installed on May 2 near the Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands [...]
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