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Fire destroys thousands of Philippines slum shanties

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

AThousands of people are homeless after a huge night fire sent slum dwellers running for their lives and destroyed more than a thousand dwellings in the Philippines’ [...]
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Italian diplomat on abuse charge in Philippines

09-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine police said Monday they have detained a vacationing Italian diplomat and filed complaints of human trafficking and child abuse after he was allegedly found in the [...]
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What you need to know before building a startup in the Philippines

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Like other countries in Southeast Asia, the Philippines’ startup ecosystem is in a growth stage. Tech in Asia earlier revealed how the country’s ecosystem is [...]
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India-backed group wins $389 mn Philippine airport project

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A consortium that includes India’s GMR Group has won a 17.52 billion-peso ($389.33 million) contract to upgrade the passenger terminal of the Philippines’ second [...]
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Fire destroys 1000 homes in Philippines’ poorest slum area

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fire destroys 1000 homes in Philippines’ poorest slum area A raging fire has ripped through the poorest slum village in the Philippines over the weekend leaving up to [...]
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‘Accent’ matters: Philippines acquiring 70pct of India call centers

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Most voice and call centre businesses in India are transferring to the Philippines due to Filipino workers’ more “neutral” English acccent, among other [...]
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India’s IT-BPO sector may lose out to Philippines unless it cuts costs

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Hindu Businessline | 6:00 AM

The Indian business process outsourcing (BPO) industry needs to diversify its delivery footprint to take advantage of low-cost centres; otherwise competitors, such as the [...]
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Philippines arrest Italian diplomat – ministry

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

An Italian diplomat has been detained by police in the Philippines after allegedly breaching a law protecting minors, the Italian foreign ministry told AFP on Sunday. Daniele [...]
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Is there still hope for Philippine-China relations?

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Can we in the Philippines still save our bilateral ancient ties with our Asian neighbour – the world’s biggest nation and now already the second largest economy [...]
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Philippines, Singapore strengthen ties

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Mirror | 6:00 AM

AS part of his efforts to forge stronger links with other countries, President Aquino welcomed Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam to the Philippines on Wednesday for [...]
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Stormy weather seen this week

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

State meteorologists advised yesterday residents of eastern Visayas and northern Mindanao to brace for stormy weather beginning late Tuesday as Tropical Storm Peipah, which [...]
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German Advisor Warns Another Haiyan-Strong Typhoon Could Hit Philippines; Tropical Storm Peipah Enters Country’s Area of Responsibility

08-Apr-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Although the hot season just started in the Philippines last week, one more indicator that climate change is taking place is tropical storm Peipah (Domeng) has entered the [...]
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Aggressive tax collector in Philippines takes aim at rich, famous — and gets results

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The sharpshooting bureaucrat in charge of getting Filipinos to pay their fair share of taxes couldn’t have chosen a higher profile target: Manny Pacquiao, the world [...]
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Philippine coastguards charged with Taiwan fisherman murder

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight Filipino coastguards have been charged with the murder of a Taiwanese fisherman who was shot dead last year sparking economic sanctions against the Philippines, [...]
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China: Philippines tarnishing Beijing’s international image

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

China on Thursday accused the Philippines of “abuse of process” in seeking United Nations arbitration to settle disputes in the South China Sea, calling [...]
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