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US admiral assures Philippines of help in disputed sea

US admiral assures Philippines of help in disputed sea

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | ABC.net | 6:00 AM

The US chief of naval operations says his country will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea. Admiral [...]
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Uber and Tripid hit speed bumps as the Philippine government cracks down on transportation apps

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Transportation tech startups Uberand Tripid are facing regulatory issues in the Philippines. Interaksyon recently reported the national vehicular regulatory body in the [...]
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Nearly 4.7-M foreign tourists visited Philippines in 2013

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Nearly 4.7 million foreigners visited the Philippines in 2013, as the Department of Tourism continued to ramp up the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” [...]
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Philippines recovers $29M from Marcos accounts

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has recovered more than $29 million from the Swiss accounts of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and is still searching for more of his hidden wealth [...]
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Obama to visit Japan, three other Asian countries in April

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in April, six months after a scrapped tour of the region raised [...]
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Is the Philippines headed for boom or bust?

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy appears to be sitting pretty, remaining on track for solid growth, but some concerns are emerging that a bust could be on the cards. So far, the [...]
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Philippines seizes GBP 17.6m from Marcos accounts

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has recovered more than $29m from the Swiss accounts of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the search for more of his hidden wealth continues 28 [...]
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Philippines sinks further in 2014 World Press Freedom Index

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines slid further down this year to 149th spot in the 179-country World Press Freedom Index released Wednesday by the France-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) [...]
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Lou. archbishop reflects on Philippines typhoon

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wlky | 6:00 AM

Louisville Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Kurtz recently returned from the Philippines where he observed recovery efforts from a November typhoon. Kurtz, the president of [...]
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Philippines battles China at UN

Philippines battles China at UN

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

While China is becoming more active in the waterways around Asia, it is also facing a legal battle over maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea at the UN. The [...]
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Philippines: International Red Cross Movement meets to agree on long term recovery plan for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | ICRC | 6:00 AM

‘The conference gives us the chance to reflect on all that we have achieved in the current emergency and how to enhance future cooperation between partners in the [...]
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School students play part in Philippines typhoon recovery

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

It is now three months since the devastating “super typhoon” Haiyan tore across a swathe of the Philippines, claiming over 6,000 lives and leaving more people [...]
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Southeast Asian markets: Thai stocks up; Philippines outperforms

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

Major Southeast Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after active buying in a reporting season and ahead of the Congressional testimony by the new head of the US Federal Reserve, [...]
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In Conflict-Torn Philippines, Pioneers Offer Investors Advice

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

When La Frutera opened a banana plantation in 1997 in an area of the southern Philippines fought over by Muslim separatists, the first lesson it learned was that local [...]
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Good news for 80000 Seamen

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is close to saving the jobs of 80,000 seamen deployed overseas with Congress approval on third and final reading of a bill making the country compliant to the [...]
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