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Filipino crewman killed in accident on world’s biggest cruise ship

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Filipino crewman was killed Tuesday during a safety drill on the world’s biggest cruise liner, the Harmony of the Seas, while it was docked in Marseille, a city [...]
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Philippines says US ties strong despite Duterte tirades

Philippines says US ties strong despite Duterte tirades

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines assured the United States Tuesday it will honour its obligations as a military ally following volleys of profane tirades by unpredictable President Rodrigo [...]
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US: No formal request from Philippines to remove military

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The State Department says the Philippines has not formally requested the removal of US military personnel after its president said he wanted American forces out of his [...]
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Duterte gave go ahead to execute drug trafficker: Widodo

Duterte gave go ahead to execute drug trafficker: Widodo

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Monday that his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, gave him the go ahead to execute a Filipina maid on death row whose plight has [...]
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Backlash over Marcos ‘revisionism’ in Philippines

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government faced a backlash Monday over claims it was trying to whitewash the history of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Critics said a series of edits to [...]
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Duterte Wants US Special Forces to Leave South Philippines

Duterte Wants US Special Forces to Leave South Philippines

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said US troops must leave the southern island of Mindanao, saying their presence would worsen the situation in the Muslim-majority area [...]
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Duterte’s Bad-Boy Act Changing Views of the Philippines in Asia

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stepped onto the world stage last week with the swagger of a bad-boy rock star. Despite a patchy debut, including a rebuff from the US [...]
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Philippines’ foreign minister says to respect, honor commitments with United States

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continue to honor its treaty obligations with the United States, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte called for [...]
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Duterte’s Bad-Boy Act Changes Asian Views of the Philippines

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stepped onto the world stage last week with the swagger of a bad-boy rock star. Despite a patchy debut, including a rebuff from the US [...]
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US: No official request for Mindanao troops withdrawal

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The United States maintained its commitment to the Philippines despite the recent statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he wants American troops out of Mindanao. The [...]
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Philippines’ foreign minister says to respect, honour commitments with United States

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continue to honour its treaty obligations with the United States, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte called for [...]
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Duterte ‘purposely skipped’ meeting with Obama, others

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday evening that he “purposely did not attend” a number of meetings in last week’s Asean summit, including bilateral talks [...]
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Philippines seeks China’s help to develop agriculture sector

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is seeking China’s help to boost its underperforming agribusiness sector as part of the Duterte administration’s rural development agenda. In an [...]
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Duterte’s Bad-Boy Act Changing Views of the Philippines in Asia

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stepped onto the world stage last week with the swagger of a bad-boy rock star. Despite a patchy debut, including a rebuff from the US [...]
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Pyongyang has changed South China Sea dynamics

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

It’s been two months since the International Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that China did not have any historic rights to coral reefs it is turning into [...]
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