Archive for September 15th, 2021

Philippine dollar reserves climb to $108.05 billion in August

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The reserve asset fund created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to provide additional global liquidity amid the pandemic boosted the Philippines’ foreign [...] » More

PAL: From SEC rehab to New York court

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Lucio Tan-owned Philippine Airlines is many things to many people, both a boon and a bane, depending on which periods in its long, complex and colorful history one looks [...] » More

Not enough international pressure on Philippines over rights issues-group

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

A global panel investigating human rights abuse in the Philippines urged world leaders to ramp up the pressure on the Duterte administration in the face of the chief [...] » More

Philippines to get 10 million new COVID-19 vaccine doses from COVAX-WHO

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

COVAX Facility will provide 10 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday. The new batch of donated jabs [...] » More

Facebook shields VIPs from some of its rules-report

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Facebook exempts certain celebrities, politicians and other high-profile users from some its own rules for posts as part of a programme launched as a quality-control [...] » More

IMF allocations boost Philippines’ foreign reserves in August

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ foreign reserves rose in August, boosted by new Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) from the International Monetary Fund. What’s new Gross [...] » More

No fireworks for Robinsons Land’s mammoth REIT IPO

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Investors gave a lukewarm welcome to the Gokongwei family’s real estate investment trusts (REIT) company, which made a decent stock market debut following the biggest [...] » More

Immigration lookout order vs ex-DBM exec Lao, 7 others out; bulletin vs Michael Yang to be issued Tuesday

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Department of Justice is set to place former Presidential Economic Adviser Michael Yang under the Bureau of Immigration’s lookout bulletin, along with eight others [...] » More

Philippines to test localised lockdowns in capital region

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ capital region will exit wide-scale coronavirus restrictions from Thursday, as the government launches a pilot test of localised lockdowns, amid [...] » More

Metro Manila to be placed under Alert Level 4 starting September 16

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

Metro Manila will be placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) with Alert Level 4 for the second half of the month under the government’s new quarantine scheme [...] » More

Thailand will revoke mandatory quarantine and sealed routes for all pilot areas within this year

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) reports that the country is rethinking its reopening model as it will adopt the “One SOP, One System” (OSOS) policy, [...] » More

M’sian, Thai banking institutions invited to express interest in becoming qualified Asean banks, enabling them to operate in both countries

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 5:02 AM

Banking institutions from Thailand and Malaysia are invited to indicate their interest to be a qualified Asean bank (QAB) in Malaysia and Thailand, said Bank Negara Malaysia [...] » More

Bangkok police arrest 12 year old and others at Din Daeng intersection for violating curfew

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 5:02 AM

Bangkok police continue to wield the merciless hammer of law and order. They brought it down last night on a 12 year old, arresting the child for allegedly violating curfew [...] » More

Country to rejig reopening model

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Thailand is rethinking its reopening model as it will adopt the “One SOP, One System” (OSOS) policy, scrapping both mandatory quarantine and sealed routes for all [...] » More

Use tech to tackle debt, says BoT

15-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Digital technology should be used to tackle household debt and make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access loans, said Bank of Thailand governor [...] » More