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For Asia’s Octogenarian Tycoons, 80 is the New 50

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong entertainment mogul Run Run Shaw passed away yesterday, two years after retiring at age 104. That kind of longevity is not unusual in this part of the world, where [...]
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Barefoot hordes arrive for Philippines’ top Catholic feast

Barefoot hordes arrive for Philippines’ top Catholic feast

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

Barefoot devotees poured into the Philippine capital Manila early Thursday for one of the world’s biggest Catholic parades honouring an ebony statue of Jesus Christ [...]
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Cebu Pacific to buy 100pct of Tigerair PH

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Cebu Air Inc., operator of budget carrier Cebu Pacific, is taking full control of Tigerair Philippines as part of a strategic alliance meant to strengthen their position in [...]
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Philippine inflation jumps following Haiyan

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan pushed inflation in the Philippines to a two-year high of 4.1 percent in December, the government said Tuesday. Economic Planning [...]
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Thanks to ‘excellence’, Philippines to be rewarded with higher OFW quota in Korea

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration won second place in the Excellent Records category of South Korea’s 2013 Best Practice Excellence Award in the [...]
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Philippines military to expand counter-terrorism unit

Philippines military to expand counter-terrorism unit

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government is to triple the size of a special forces military unit that operates against Islamist militants responsible for deadly bombings and kidnappings of [...]
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This startup wants to make Filipinos healthier, one plate at a time

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Unhealthy food intake is one of the common problems in the Philippines. That’s why in 2012, three out of five deaths were linked to “lifestyle-related [...]
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Typhoon Haiyan recovery draws Calgary paramedic to Philippines

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

As the Philippines continues to recover from Typhoon Haiyan’s devastating impact, a Calgary paramedic is settling in after arriving to help out as part of an [...]
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Etihad Airways appoints new GM for Philippines

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has appointed Juan Torres as GM for Philippines. This is Torres’ second posting to Philippines with Etihad Airways; he [...]
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Low Vision Self-Help Association raises over $600 for Philippines relief efforts

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Westislandgazette | 6:00 AM

Alan Dean has a strong bond with the Philippines which reaches back to the 1950s when he was a pilot in the Royal Air Force, stationed in Singapore, and regularly flying to [...]
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Cebu Pacific takes over Tiger Air Philippines

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Two low-cost carrier giants have joined forces creating Asia’s largest budget airline network using hubs from the Philippines and Singapore in an aviation industry [...]
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Pro surfer makes final push to reach Philippines target

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thisiscornwall | 6:00 AM

A PROFESSIONAL surfer from Newquay is trying to raise GBP 2,000 to help those affected in the Philippines typhoon – by tomorrow morning. Alan Stokes needs just over GBP [...]
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World War II in Philippines to be topic of roundtable

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Timesdispatch | 6:00 AM

A member of the Army’s 38th Division, the “Cyclone Division” that was part of the campaign to recapture the Philippines and avenge the Bataan Death March, [...]
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Marton man’s Philippines aid mission

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Blackpoolgazette | 6:00 AM

What was planned as a winter getaway with his brother became a heart-wrenching aid mission Luke Sumner will never forget. It was meant to be a fortnight of backpacking with [...]
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Mylan donates $3 million to Philippines relief effort

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bizjournals | 6:00 AM

Canonsburg-based drug giant Mylan Inc. has donated more than $3 million in medications to AmeriCares for its Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines. The donation is [...]
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