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China open to joint marine research with Philippines in Benham Rise

China open to joint marine research with Philippines in Benham Rise

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Beijing had expressed its willingness to engage in marine cooperation with “friendly countries” including the Philippines following reports of Chinese presence in [...]
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Seen fishing on Panatag, Vietnam gains from Philippines’ arbitral win

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese fishing vessels have reportedly been seen moored at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, inserting Hanoi into the post-ruling narrative of the South China Sea dispute. [...]
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Beijing charm offensive curbs Philippine protests

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Manila concerned about growing activity in contested territorial waters A Chinese economic charm offensive has stifled Philippine protests over disputed waters in the South [...]
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Philippines arrests 3 Korean fugitives

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities said Monday that have arrested three South Koreans wanted in their home country, including a man who allegedly swindled his compatriots of more than $5 [...]
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Philippine communist rebels agree to discuss ceasefire

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Communist rebels waging one of the world’s longest-running insurgencies in the Philippines say they are willing to discuss a formal ceasefire proposed by the government [...]
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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 3

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

HIGHLIGHTS ? Over 1,800 children were formally disengaged from the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces and Bangsamoro Islamic Women Auxiliary Brigade in a landmark agreement [...]
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Philippines manufacturing PMI up to 53.8 in March

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index, or PMI, rose marginally to 53.8 in March from 53.6 in February. A reading above 50 indicates economic [...]
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Duterte supporters slam Robredo for ‘wild accusations’ on war vs drugs

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | SMF | 6:00 AM

Supporters of President Duterte flocked to the Risal Park in Manila, on Sunday, to denounce vice President Leni Robredo for her allegedly inaccurate remarks, “wild [...]
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Duterte sets 4 conditions for resumption of talks with communists

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | SMF | 6:00 AM

President Duterte wants a signed ceasefire as one of four conditions for the resumption of the peace talks with the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines. [...]
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Philippine government, communist rebels restart peace talks without truce

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Peace negotiations between the Philippine government and Maoist rebels started anew on Sunday in Oslo, but without any ceasefire and with both parties warning of continuing [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte invites EU critics, wants to ‘slap them’

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bdnews24 | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out on Friday at European Union critics of his bloody anti-narcotics campaign, threatening to “slap” them. It [...]
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Will America help the Philippines in Scarborough Shoal?

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

In the past few days, I had the chance to exchange views with senior experts and (current and former) policy-makers in America’s seat of power. A recurring topic in our [...]
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Phl Navy ship deal: Indonesians arrested

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Ranking officials of an Indonesian state shipbuilder were reportedly apprehended before the weekend by anti-corruption authorities over a bribery case involving the sale of [...]
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Thousands dead: the Philippine president, the death squad allegations and a brutal drugs war

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Now in a safe house, a former police officer fears for his life after allegedly exposing Rodrigo Duterte’s role in extrajudicial killings when mayor of Davao [...]
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12 killed in Philippine troops’ clash with communist rebels

03-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Timescolonist | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops clashed with communist rebels in an eastern town, leaving 10 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, military officials said Friday, in violence that comes just [...]
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