Archive for July 7th, 2020

Philippines to open another air terminal to international flights

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Philippines will reopen one more terminal at its main airport in the capital for international travel, expanding service operations to airliners from Japan and other [...] » More

Palace on petitions vs. Anti-Terrorism Law: Leave it to Supreme Court

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Malacanang will leave the Supreme Court (SC) to decide on petitions filed against the newly-signed Anti-Terrorism Law. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace [...] » More

MRT-3 deploys fewer trains as 186 workers test positive for COVID-19

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 will be deploying fewer trains starting Monday, following a surge in COVID-19 infections among its workers. The Department of Transportation [...] » More

Hundreds evacuated after oil spill in central Philippines

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yourvalley | 6:02 AM

More than 400 people have been evacuated from a coastal village in the central Philippines after some 250,000 litres (66,000 gallons) of bunker fuel spilled from a [...] » More

Closure bad for the economy

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The shutdown of ABS-CBN is bad for the country and our economy. Shutting down may satisfy vengeful spirits of some politicians, but is definitely not in the national [...] » More

Duterte’s anti-terrorism law challenged in Philippines’ top court

Duterte’s anti-terrorism law challenged in Philippines’ top court

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Critics of a new anti-terrorism law in the Philippines called on the country’s highest court Monday to suspend the legislation, arguing it threatens human rights and [...] » More

Index may post gains this week

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi), the stock market gauge, is expected to gain ground this week with immediate support level at 6,000 to 6,200,according to Michael [...] » More

Congressman Lagman, lawyers, file petition against anti-terror law before Supreme Court

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts Manila | 6:02 AM

A group of Filipino lawyers and a veteran lawmaker today separately filed before the Supreme Court petitions questioning the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of [...] » More

No safeguard duty for imported float glass

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Tariff Commission (TC) sees no need to impose a safeguard measure or duty on float glass imports as its investigation showed that imports of these products are unlikely [...] » More

DOF mulls ban on online sale of cigarettes, alcohol

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

In another step to tighten the regulation of sin products, the Department of Finance (DOF) may ban the online sale of cigarettes and alcoholic beverages. In a text message to [...] » More

Philippine lawyers press Supreme Court to strike down anti-terror law

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine lawyer groups and a top congressman asked the Supreme Court on Monday to strike down the president’s controversial new anti-terrorism law, or parts of it, [...] » More

Philippines reports record daily caseload as virus restrictions ease

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | HeraldMailMedia | 6:02 AM

The Philippines on Sunday reported a record of 2,434 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours as quarantine restrictions eased nearly four months since a lockdown was [...] » More

Car, motorcycle output down from January to May

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The country’s production of motor vehicles and motorcycles registered a double-digit decline in the January to May period from a year ago as assembly operations were [...] » More

Priority boarding

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

To reopen or keep the borders shut to foreign tourists is a hotly debated topic in recent weeks, as the Thai tourism industry has yielded lucrative economic benefits for over [...] » More

Thailand lifts ban on international flights, travellers can enter country under certain conditions

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | MotherShip | 6:02 AM

Thailand had lifted its ban on international flights. According to the Bangkok Post, the ban was lifted on July 1, with aircraft and individuals allowed to enter the country [...] » More