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Chicago-area couple returns from typhoon-ravaged Philippines

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abclocal.go.com | 6:00 AM

More than two months after a deadly typhoon hit the Philippines, residents there are still struggling to rebuild. That message comes from a Chicago-area couple who just [...]
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Building enterprises and self esteem at the Philippines’ Enchanted Farm

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Pbs.org | 6:00 AM

To Antonio “Tony” Meloto, migration is both culprit and symptom of the entrenched poverty in the Philippines. It is a poverty of self-esteem as much as anything [...]
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Philippine government to Anonymous: please don’t hack THIS website

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

In November, members of the Anonymous collective defaced 37 Philippine government websites in line with the global Million Mask March movement. And this is just the most [...]
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Philippines’ San Miguel eyes $1 billion from share sale of power arm

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp hopes to raise about $1 billion from the sale of a 49 percent stake in its power unit to cornerstone investors and via a public offer [...]
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Philippines, Muslim rebels upbeat in tackling last peace hurdle

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

The Philippine government and Muslim rebels said Tuesday they were optimistic of clearing the final hurdle to ending a deadly decades-old rebellion, ahead of a fresh round of [...]
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Help is coming for Michael in the Philippines

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Cphpost.dk | 6:00 AM

Five months of hell may soon be over for 47-year-old Michael Christensen. Christensen has spent the last five months in a local hospital in the Philippines in critical [...]
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Philippines GDP growth seen at 6.2 pct in 2014 – UN report

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

East Asia is expected to remain the fastest-growing region in the world, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report. The UN [...]
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Row over release of rice smuggler in Philippines

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

A word war has been raging between two women officials and a mayor in the southern Philippines who issued a shoot-to-kill order for a suspected rice smuggler who was released [...]
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Philippines’ GDP growth did not match rate of job creation – ILO

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

Despite the Philippines’ robust economic growth of 6.8 percent in 2013, the government failed to create enough decent jobs with unemployment stuck at around 7 percent [...]
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New storm wrecks Philippines typhoon victims’ shelters

New storm wrecks Philippines typhoon victims’ shelters

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

The United Nations warned Monday more needed to be done to help millions displaced by the Philippines’ deadliest typhoon, after a new cyclone tore down flimsy shelters. [...]
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India still leads global outsourcing sector, Philippines a close 2nd

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

Throughout Asia as well as globally, India and the Philippines have both been popular destinations for business process outsourcing (BPO) by global companies. And a recent [...]
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Philippines to purchase 28 Israeli armored vehicles

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Timesofisrael | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is set to acquire 28 light armored vehicles from Israel at a total price of $19.7 million. The purchase was agreed upon last week after a contract was signed [...]
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Oil spill feared as cargo vessel sinks

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Manila: Authorities expressed fear about oil spill from a cargo vessel that sank following a collision with another cargo vessel off central Philippines, after a low pressure [...]
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Philippines united in prayer after year of natural disasters and unrest

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Christiantoday | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III was today leading the Philippines today the National Day of Prayer and Solidarity remembering those thousands killed by the various disasters the [...]
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East Lancashire aid sent to Philippines

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Lancashiretelegraph | 6:00 AM

ESSENTIAL aid collected by an East Lancashire welder has started its six-week journey to the Philippines. The items, including soap, tinned food, nappies and toothpaste, were [...]
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