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Filipino militant nabbed for US, Aussie abductions

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces have captured two Abu Sayyaf militants in a southern city, including one who allegedly was involved in the kidnappings of an American teenage boy [...]
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Phl, Malaysian investors keen on Asean

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Investors from the Philippines and Malaysia are the most optimistic in the Southeast Asian region, according to a survey by Manulife Financial. The study, part of the [...]
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Philippine boat police anger China in fishing fight

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After a short, intense chase, two Philippine police gunboats catch up with an illegal fishing vessel and circle it like menacing sharks, their armed commandos poised to [...]
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Japan loosens tourism visa rules for PHL, Indonesia, Vietnam

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Gma Network | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has approved “substantial relaxations of visa requirements” for tourism visas issued to nationals of the Philippines, [...]
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Philippines Plays Catch-up in Developing Disputed Isle

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ top diplomat this week called for a moratorium on building activities by China that he says “escalate tension” on hotly-contested features [...]
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US hasn’t picked Philippine bases, envoy says

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The US ambassador on Tuesday, June 17, denied reports that his country has picked Philippine bases it wants to use under a new military deal between the Philippines and the [...]
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Philippines clamps down on illegal fishing

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

“Their first reaction is to flee, but they stop once they realise they cannot outrun us,” boat captain John Rey Zumarraga said during a training exercise in Honda [...]
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Why New Zealand firms will be investing more in Philippines

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

More companies from New Zealand are now taking a closer look at investing in the Philippines New Zealand Ambassador to the Philippines Reuben Levermore said the [...]
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Philippines to continue patrolling South China Sea

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Navy will continue patrolling Philippines’ exclusive economic zone in the disputed South China Sea, which is called the West Philippine Sea, at the [...]
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Philippines asks Singapore to take action over racist blog post

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Philippine embassy in Singapore has asked the Singapore government to hold a blogger accountable for a blog post that encourages Singaporeans to show intolerance for [...]
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China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As fears grow that China is on an aggressive South China Sea territorial grab, a sleepy Philippine village is being transformed into a major naval base that may host US [...]
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8990 Targets Profit to Rise by 45pct as Philippines Short of Homes

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

8990 Holdings Inc. (HOUSE), the largest builder of affordable homes in the Philippines, targets to boost profit by 45 percent this year amid a shortage of houses in the [...]
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Philippines seeks quick ruling on suit with China

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Miami Herald | 6:00 AM

The Philippines says it wants an international tribunal to issue a decision as quickly as it can on a Manila complaint that questions the legality of China’s massive [...]
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Aquino, Japan PM to hold summit talks in Tokyo

Aquino, Japan PM to hold summit talks in Tokyo

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Aquino and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe are scheduled to hold talks in Tokyo next week in a summit meeting between leaders of two countries locked in [...]
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Business sentiment: Philippines, India most upbeat in Asia

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CBN News | 6:00 AM

Business sentiment among Asia’s top companies hit its highest level in more than two years in the second quarter of 2014, rising sharply on supportive political changes [...]
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