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PH won’t retaliate against HK over visa sanction

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government does not intend to retaliate against Hong Kong for ending the visa-free arrangements for government officials and diplomatic passport holders. [...]
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The Philippines Says ‘Thank You’ to the World

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Nationalpost | 6:00 AM

On 8 February 2014 at 4:40am Manila time, exactly three months after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, the country will launch a global campaign expressing its gratitude to [...]
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Life in a Philippine call centre

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

As another business day begins in New York City, Wall Street is flooded with expensive cars and designer suits. Meanwhile, the sun sets in Manila and Filipinos are ready to [...]
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Pastor Tom Randall returns home after being freed from Philippine jail

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Hudsonhubtimes | 6:00 AM

Christ Community Chapel is asking for media patience as Tom Randall, a church pastor recently freed from a Filipino jail “acclimate(s) to being back home.” [...]
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China media brands Philippine president ‘ignorant and amateurish’ after Hitler gibe

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Chinese state media has called the Philippine president “ignorant” and “amateurish” after he compared Beijing’s pursuit of disputed territory in [...]
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Philippines: UN says $33 million required to cover basic needs for earthquake survivors in Bohol

Philippines: UN says $33 million required to cover basic needs for earthquake survivors in Bohol

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | UN | 6:00 AM

Nearly four months after a massive earthquake devastated parts of Bohol Island, the top United Nations relief official in the Philippines is calling on donors to provide an [...]
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LinkedIn acquires US and Philippine job search startup Bright for $120 million

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Professional social network LinkedIn (LNKD) announced yesterday that it has acquired Philippines- and US-based job search company Bright. TheBobbery reports the deal is worth [...]
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Nine killed in Philippines bus crash

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

Police and civil defense officials say at least nine people were killed and 32 others injured, including two Dutch nationals, when a passenger bus fell into a 500m ravine in [...]
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Investors to return to Philippines, ‘soon’: Central bank

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

The Philippines has struggled amid the recent emerging market sell-off, but the nation’s strong fundamentals should lead investors to single it out again soon, its [...]
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Philippines Holds Rate at Record Low on Inflation Pressure

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines held interest rates at a record low for a 10th straight meeting to boost growth, even as it said inflation risk remains elevated. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas [...]
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HK visa sanction on PH starts; Manila still defiant

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Diplomatic passport holders and Philippine government officials will no longer be able to go to Hong Kong without a visa beginning today, February 5, after the Hong Kong [...]
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Philippine Growth Seen Quickening Narrows Scope to Hold Rate

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will probably end three quarters of slowing growth, with central bank Governor Amando Tetangco seeing less room to hold interest rates after inflation [...]
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Philippines central bank sees inflation pressuring rates

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

The Philippines central bank could have less room to hold interest rates at record lows due to prices pressures, its governor said on the eve of a policy meeting after data [...]
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Which industry has the highest paid employees in Philippines?

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

Managers working in the oil and gas industry are the highest paid employees in the country, according to’s annual salary report. Managers in the oil and [...]
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Family raising funds for typhoon-ravaged school in Philippines

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Daytondailynews | 6:00 AM

A local family is trying to raise $100,000 for a school in the Philippines damaged by Typhoon Haiyan late last year. To date, Todd and Jean Bettman of Clayton have worked to [...]
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