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Philippines ‘apologises’ to Kuwait after rescuing domestic workers

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines apologised on Tuesday for what Kuwait viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the Southeast Asian nation’s embassy “rescued” several [...]
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Exclusive: After crackdown, Philippines plans fresh mining curbs

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is planning to limit the amount of land that miners can develop at any one time to boost environmental rehabilitation, a move that miners say may cut output [...]
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Kuwait accuses Philippines of violating its sovereignty over rescues of domestic workers

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

A video apparently of Philippines embassy staff rescuing a maid from a Kuwaiti home has deepened a diplomatic dispute between the two countries A diplomatic row between [...]
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Coalition of Military Help for Philippines Will Put China on Higher Alert

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Participation this year by Australia and Japan in annual US-Philippine military exercises will raise pressure on China and could spark an escalation of military drills, [...]
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Philippines’ AI-powered HR-tech startup Sprout Solutions raises $1.6M led by Kickstart Ventures

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Sprout’s Insight can help predict attendance levels at enterprises, based on historical attendance, weather data and information on where employees live Sprout [...]
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Duterte meets Kuwait ambassador in Davao City

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday met with the Ambassador of Kuwait, Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh, in Davao City days after the Kuwait government protested the Philippine [...]
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Philippines notes increase of endangered native buffalo population

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The population of tamaraw, the Philippines’ endangered native buffalo, has increased to 523, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) [...]
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P2.5M worth of shabu seized in Manila

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office ARMM and the Special Enforcement Services (SES) nabbed Sunday a drug suspect in a joint buy bust [...]
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Exclusive: After crackdown, Philippines plans fresh mining curbs

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is planning to limit the amount of land that miners can develop at any one time to boost environmental rehabilitation, a move that miners say may cut output [...]
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Instead of peace, indigenous Filipinos get the Duterte treatment

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Junrey Manlicayan, a member of the Banwaon tribe, voted for President Rodrigo Duterte. He believed that Duterte, a fellow native of Mindanao island, understood the plight of [...]
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US man who went on sex trips to Philippines gets 330 years jail for child porn

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Tvnz.co.nz | 6:00 AM

A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the Philippines and made and posted [...]
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Kuwait protests Philippine envoy’s rescue of abused OFWs

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Kuwait has summoned Philippine Ambassador Renato Pedro Villa for his alleged “inflammatory comments” against the Arab state and for perceived misconduct in the [...]
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Grassroots efforts help forge new paths of LGBTI acceptance in the Philippines

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | PRI | 6:00 AM

Ging Cristobal posed a series of questions to a roomful of 50 people in Quezon City, in the Philippines, during a recent training. She asked about people’s gender [...]
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Comtech Wins $6.5 million Military Contract in the Philippines

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Satellite Today | 6:00 AM

Comtech Systems, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications, has announced some key new business in Asia. The company, which is part of Comtech’s government Solutions [...]
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Duterte’s drugs war lieutenants get key posts in Philippine police reshuffle

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police at the helm of the Philippine war on drugs were given top posts in the national force on Thursday, indicating no let-up in a brutal crackdown that has caused [...]
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