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Top Philippine drug war critic dodges arrest

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for the highest-profile opponent of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs, but she dodged police and sought [...]
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Philippines’ De Lima: from high-flying lawyer to rights crusader

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine drug war critic Leila de Lima was a highly paid lawyer who switched focus mid-career to human rights, a decision that would draw her into the deadly world of [...]
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Philippine law enforcers arrest Duterte critic on drug charges

Philippine law enforcers arrest Duterte critic on drug charges

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Philippines Senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs was arrested on Friday after charges were filed in court alleging she received [...]
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Duterte Relies on His Childhood Hunting Buddy to Fund Drugs War

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Before his childhood friend Rodrigo Duterte decided to run for president of the Philippines, Carlos “Sonny” Dominguez used to spend his days hunting a [...]
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Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges supporters said were meant to silence her, but she [...]
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Duterte v De Lima: a Philippine battle over death

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine Senator Leila de Lima, arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges, has waged a decade-long crusade to expose President Rodrigo Duterte as the leader of death [...]
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The Philippines pivots to China

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

FOR some relief from the congestion, fumes and hustle of Manila, take a day-cruise to the island of Corregidor. Guarding the entrance to Manila Bay, the “Gibraltar of [...]
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Philippine Airlines to resume daily Manila-KL flights in June

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Philippine Airlines will resume daily flights between Manila and Kuala Lumpur in June 2017 after a three-year respite, targeting at least 80 per cent in load factor over the [...]
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Most senators want Lascanas to face Senate again over Death Squad claims

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Self-confessed Davao Death Squad leader and retired police officer Arthur Lascanas will face the Senate again after retracting his earlier testimony. Senator Ping Lacson on [...]
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Philippines Chides Amnesty for Calling Duterte’s Agenda ‘Toxic’

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Usnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday rejected Amnesty International’s labeling of its president as among world leaders with a “toxic agenda”, and accused the [...]
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Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage on Philippine miners

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

After two decades as a yoga missionary, Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez is unleashing her inner rage on the mining industry while aiming for Bhutan-style gross [...]
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Chinese commerce minister abruptly postpones Philippines trip: sources

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s commerce minister decided at the last minute to postpone an official trip to the Philippines on Thursday to sign about 40 joint projects worth billions of [...]
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China Promised Philippines Will Not Build in Disputed Shoal: Philippines’ FM

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Beijing will not build structures on a rocky outcrop in the South China Sea, Philippine [...]
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Philippines never abandoned bilateral talks with China over sea dispute – Sec. Yasay

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said some of his counterparts expressed concern over the alleged continued militarisation in the West Philippine Sea. [...]
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China rejects Philippine’s South China remarks; says want to strengthen Singapore ties

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Ibtimes | 6:00 AM

Philippines’s remarks about concerns for Asean regarding Chinese stance on South China Sea do not represent the bloc, a foreign ministry official of China said on [...]
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