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Duterte to Putin: Philippines longing to be part of Europe

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Duterte on Saturday “spoke a bit” with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the territorial dispute in the South China Sea with both leaders expressing [...]
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Rody slams ‘bully’ West: Meets ‘idol’ Putin, Xi

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Duterte finally met here Saturday the man he called his idol, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and took the opportunity to rant against the Western nations’ [...]
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Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against Abu Sayyaf

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Inquire | 6:00 AM

The three countries will hold joint military training for their army personnel starting January 2017 to fight terror group Abu Sayyaf and secure the Sulu Sea from rampant [...]
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Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines’ thief in the night

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Like a thief in the night, the burial of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos took us all by surprise. Even the people in Ilocos Norte, or at least the correspondent I heard on TV, [...]
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Philippines Duterte Steps Up Attack on West in Talks With Putin

Philippines Duterte Steps Up Attack on West in Talks With Putin

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stepped up his attacks on the US and other Western nations as he held his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the [...]
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Reds urge Duterte to reverse hero’s burial for FM

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Warning of massive protests, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) urged President Duterte to reconsider the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga bayani [...]
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Duterte meets ‘idol’ Putin of Russia, invites China’s Xi to PHL

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Saturday noon, November 19 (past midnight of November 20 in Manila), kicked off his participation at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte meets ‘hero’ Putin

Philippines’ Duterte meets ‘hero’ Putin

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:17 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met the man he calls his hero, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and unburdened his gripes about US “hypocrisy,” [...]
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Protests as ex-Philippine dictator Marcos given a hero’s burial

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ex-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried in a secretive ceremony at the national heroes’ cemetery Friday, triggering street protests as opponents denounced [...]
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Phl-US defense ties to focus on terrorism, drugs

Phl-US defense ties to focus on terrorism, drugs

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The focus of defense ties between Manila and Washington would shift from preparing for invasion to enhancing capabilities against terrorism and illegal drugs, the [...]
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Four troops, 10 rebels dead in Philippine clashes: govt

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Four Philippine soldiers and 10 Islamic militants were killed Friday as security forces clashed with gunmen who have abducted dozens of foreign sailors at sea in recent [...]
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Senators doubt Philippines can withdraw from ICC

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Senators weighed in yesterday on President Duterte’s pronouncement that the Philippines may withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying such move could [...]
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Accused drug lord, son of slain mayor, arrives in Philippines

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr., an alleged drug lord whose late father – a mayor – faced accusations of similar drug activity, arrived Friday in [...]
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With hero’s burial for Marcos, Duterte endorses Philippines’ authoritarian past

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

On a sunny afternoon last week, a crowd gathered outside the Supreme Court in Manila to honor a long-dead dictator. They were fans of Ferdinand Marcos, the man who ruled the [...]
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Rody: Phl open for business

19-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

President Duterte left yesterday for Lima, Peru to attend the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit. “My message to Apec will be clear: the Philippines [...]
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