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Philippines, US stage mock hijacking in counterterrorism drill

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

More than 1,200 Philippine and US civilian and military officials participated in the five-day “Tempest Wind” exercises that focused on counterterrorism and [...]
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Death of Philippines Presidential Security Guard Raises Questions

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | News Week | 6:00 AM

Authorities in the Philippines are investigating the death of a member of the Presidential Security Group, a unit responsible for the safety of President Rodrigo Duterte, but [...]
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Philippines’ booming casino sector at risk of oversupply

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Overinvestment in the Philippines’ thriving casino sector could become a reality as investors chase lucrative returns in Asia’s fastest-growing gaming hub, [...]
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Philippines retail billionaire shifts focus to e-commerce as Alibaba roars into SE Asia

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

John Gokongwei oversees an empire spanning airlines, malls and property. Now the billionaire’s family is preparing to drive into online shopping as well. Robinsons [...]
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US Support Dwindles In The Philippines As China’s Reputation Grows

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Tough-talking, rainmaking President Rodrigo Duterte has led the Philippines for 15 months. Part of his shakeup of how things are done extends to rebalancing relations with [...]
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Philippines vows fair probe after Vietnamese fishermen killed

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has assured Vietnam of a fair and thorough investigation into the deaths of two of its fishermen during a sea chase incident at the weekend, during which [...]
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Palace: Philippines rejects UNHCR suggestions to assert independence | SunStar

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Sun Star | 6:00 AM

THE Philippines refusal to heed the recommendations of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was a display of the country’s independent foreign policy, a [...]
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Philippines Promises Vietnam a Full Investigation Into Fishermen’s Deaths

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government said on Monday that it had promised Vietnam a “fair and thorough” investigation into the deaths of two Vietnamese fishermen as they were [...]
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Philippines bans companies from forcing women to wear high heels at work

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has banned companies from forcing female employees to wear high heels at work, in a move lauded by a labour union on Monday that said it was one of the first [...]
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Shooting incident at Philippine presidential compound

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A shooting incident took place within the presidential compound of the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and is being investigated, his spokesman said Tuesday. The incident [...]
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Philippine authorities investigate shooting near president’s residence

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A member of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s guard unit was shot dead on Tuesday, but the president was far away at the time of the incident and the head of his [...]
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2 Vietnamese dead, 5 arrested in chase with Philippine navy

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the northwestern Philippines, sparking a night chase [...]
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Philippines third worst polluter of oceans, report says

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Environmental group Greenpeace has ranked the Philippines as the “third-worst polluter into the world’s oceans” after China and Indonesia in a report [...]
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Philippines vows fair probe after Vietnamese fishermen killed

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has assured Vietnam of a fair and thorough investigation into the deaths of two of its fishermen during a sea chase incident at the weekend, during which [...]
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Philippines assures Vietnam of fair probe on dead fishermen

26-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government said Monday a Vietnamese fishing vessel initiated “very dangerous maneuvers” and slammed into a Filipino navy boat during a chase, [...]
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