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President Duterte, PM Chan-o-cha agree on extension of Thai white rice import

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

One of the agreements made between President Rodrigo Duterte and Thailand prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is strenghtening the two-way trade and investments of the two [...]
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Philippine troops rescue 2 Malaysians kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants

Philippine troops rescue 2 Malaysians kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants

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

Philippine soldiers have rescued two Malaysians held captive for about eight months by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, a military official said on Thursday. Tayudin [...]
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Philippines economy seen growing at fastest pace in region

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is likely to grow at the fastest pace among key Southeast Asian economies this year and next while the regional bloc as a whole continues to evolve into a [...]
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Philippines complains drug war reports hurting tourism

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’s tourism secretary urged the media Wednesday to “tone down” coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war, complaining that [...]
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Thai agri firm plans $500-M investment in Philippines: trade chief

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com/ | 6:00 AM

One of Thailand’s largest agricultural firms is planning an additional $500 million investment in the Philippines in the near term, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said [...]
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Duterte says martial law could end drug, terror problems

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte warned Thursday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts to eradicate illegal drugs and a range of other [...]
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Philippines, Thailand agree to narrow trade imbalance

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

THE PHILIPPINES and Thailand have both agreed to resolve their trade imbalance, Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said, noting the trade surplus currently enjoyed by [...]
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Philippine ministers cry foul over China’s island plans

Philippine ministers cry foul over China’s island plans

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Radar station plan for contested ocean outcrop tests Duterte’s Beijing tilt Fears of a Chinese plan to build a radar station on a disputed ocean outcrop have laid bare [...]
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The Philippines’ very foreign policy

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

It boggles the mind to see some “clever” friends raise the banner of Philippine sovereignty against China’s incursions into our territory and exclusive [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte reignites martial law fears

Philippines’ Duterte reignites martial law fears

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Thursday (March 23) he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fuelling concerns [...]
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Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The first two of five TC-90s are expected to arrive next week. Two Japanese aircraft will be officially transferred to the Philippine Navy next week in a boost for [...]
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Talk of Duterte’s war scaring away tourists, minister says

24-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Philippine tourism minister urges vice-president to tone down her criticism concerning the government’s anti-drugs campaign The Philippines’ tourism minister has [...]
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Philippines forges agri deals with Thailand in Duterte visit

23-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Monday signed agricultural deals with Thailand, three months before it scraps a quantitative restriction on rice imports under an agreement with the World [...]
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Duterte backtracks on gay marriage in Philippines

23-Mar-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he opposes gay marriage, after previously declaring he would consider legalising it. Duterte clarified that he had [...]
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Duterte meets Burma’s leaders in Nay Pyi Taw

23-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

President Htin Kyaw, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior general Min Aung Hlaing separately received Philippine President [...]
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