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Who’s next on Duterte’s chopping block? Definitely not Tugade

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Sorry to his detractors. Better try another day. President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday indicated that Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade still enjoys his confidence and [...]
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Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently – military

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said on Saturday, [...]
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Irish man facing prison in Philippines feels ‘abandoned’ by State

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Irishtimes | 6:00 AM

An Irish man facing 12 years in jail in the Philippines for possession of a tiny amount of cannabis says he feels he has been abandoned by the Irish government. Eanna [...]
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New hull crack, typhoon divert collision-damaged USS McCain to Philippines

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The collision-damaged USS John S. McCain – enroute from Singapore to Japan via a heavy-lift vessel – has been diverted to the Philippines because of new [...]
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Typhoon Paolo begins to move away from PH

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Paolo (Lan) began to slowly move away from the country on Friday evening, October 20. In a bulletin issued 11 pm on Friday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Paolo is [...]
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Trump to Visit China, Vietnam, Japan, the Philippines & Korea

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Democracynow | 6:00 AM

President Trump is planning to depart for a 12-day trip to Asia in early November, amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea. Trump is slated to visit China, [...]
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Rody urged to keep martial law timetable

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo expressed hope yesterday that President Duterte would keep his word on the lifting of martial law in Mindanao once hostilities in Marawi cease. [...]
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Philippines keen on participating in Qatar infra projects

23-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is keen on participating in more infrastructure projects related to the 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations and Qatar National Vision 2030, among other [...]
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PNP grateful of survey showing more Filipinos supporting drug war

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday expressed gratitude for the Filipinos who recognise the policemen’s efforts in the government’s war on drugs [...]
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Russian warships dock in Philippines as Manila cultivates new ties

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three Russian warships, including two anti-submarine vessels, docked in Manila on Friday to unload what navy officials said was weaponry and military vehicles donated to the [...]
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Government issuing Marawi bonds next year Diokno

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The government is planning to issue P30 billion in bonds early next year for the rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said yesterday. [...]
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Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern city of Marawi liberated from pro-Islamic State militants on Tuesday, although the military said 20-30 rebels were [...]
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Philippines mourns Cardinal Vidal, who leaves a legacy of service

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Catholic News Agency | 6:00 AM

Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, who was Archbishop of Cebu from 1982 to 2010 and a leading Catholic figure in the fall of Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died Wednesday at the [...]
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Why Duterte’s ‘red-tagging’ of activists is dangerous

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that protest groups are in conspiracy with communists endangers activists’ lives, leaders said. In a televised speech in [...]
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Philippines says ‘big possibility’ Malaysian militant leader killed

Philippines says ‘big possibility’ Malaysian militant leader killed

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State’s point man in Southeast [...]
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