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How Bitcoin is Transforming the Economic Landscape in the Philippines

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has been experimenting with different payment modes for years. The problem is that many of these systems never attained worldwide recognition. Bitcoin, [...]
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Filipino activists call for end to US defense pact

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Protesters clashed Friday with police near the US Embassy in Manila, where about 100 of them marched to mark Philippine-American Friendship day with a call to junk a new [...]
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South China Sea disputes dominate talks between Philippines and Vietnam ministers

South China Sea disputes dominate talks between Philippines and Vietnam ministers

05-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The foreign ministers of the Philippines and Vietnam have met in Hanoi to discuss rising tensions in the South China Sea. China is locked in territorial disputes with the [...]
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China Calls for Boosting Economic Ties With Manila

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

China’s ambassador to the Philippines says economic ties between the two countries are at disappointing levels and both must work to advance their common prosperity. [...]
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Philippine foreign minister visits Vietnam amidst rising sea tension

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

Philippine Foreign minister Albert del Rosario arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a two-day visit in which sources said he and Vietnamese leaders would discuss territorial [...]
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Saudi MERS: Philippines urges its Muslims to abort Haj

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

The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority on Thursday to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there. About [...]
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Philippines, Vietnam to increase defense ties amid China row

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

As both countries remain locked in territorial disputes with China, the Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to increase maritime and defense cooperation. Foreign Affairs [...]
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UPDATE 1-Philippines’ Aquino says San Miguel can appeal road deal disqualification

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

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has unexpectedly granted San Miguel Corp 30 days to appeal against its disqualification from bidding for a major road project, throwing [...]
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Malaysia’s CIMB among Bevy of foreign suitors wooing Philippine banks

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

A planned law allowing foreign firms to take full control of Philippine lenders is drawing eager suitors to the sector, including Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group [...]
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China wants more investments in Phl

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government wants to encourage investments and attract more tourists to come to the Philippines, even as both countries are involved in a territorial dispute. [...]
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Marcos matriarch 85, and son plot to reclaim Philippine presidency

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

Imelda Marcos, the Philippines’ most famous political survivor, toasted her 85th birthday Wednesday as the former first lady made plans for a triumphal return to the [...]
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Feuding China, Philippines can still do business says envoy

Feuding China, Philippines can still do business says envoy

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

China and the Philippines should work to strengthen weak economic ties, Beijing’s envoy to Manila has said, despite an acrimonious maritime dispute. “It is [...]
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Research Confirms: The Philippines is Still the Social Media Capital of the World

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

Filipinos are using social media platforms 53 hours a week. That’s a whole 11 hours more than the global average of 42 hours! In a global study called Wave7, Filipinos [...]
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Typhoon Recovery Gets a New Dawn in the Philippines

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Private businesses in the Philippines have boosted their efforts to help rebuild areas devastated last year by Typhoon Haiyan through a social investment portfolio and [...]
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Philippines bans two maid agencies in Singapore from recruitment

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government on Wednesday (July 2) barred two employment agencies in Singapore from recruiting foreign domestic workers from the Philippines. This follows an [...]
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