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5 missing, over 120 injured in Cavite factory fire

5 missing, over 120 injured in Cavite factory fire

04-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Nearly two days after fire broke out inside the economic zone in Cavite, firefighters have yet to put it out, preventing authorities to go in and rescue those who could be [...]
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Duterte doesn’t ‘feel like sending’ a Philippine envoy to US

04-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Nearly two days after fire broke out inside the economic zone in Cavite, firefighters have yet to put it out, preventing authorities to go in and rescue those who could be [...]
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The Philippines can’t fight its meth battle until it wins the war on corruption

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

“You are corrupt to the core,” the Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, said to his own police force after announcing he would be indefinitely halting [...]
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US to continue working productively with Philippines

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

The United States will continue to work constructively and productively with the Philippines despite persistent human rights concerns under the Duterte administration. [...]
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Philippines army may now join Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

Philippines army may now join Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine defence ministry has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to issue an order for the military to play a role in his “war on drugs”, including granting [...]
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Philippines slips in world freedom rankings

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has dropped in the 2016 world freedom rankings and may be approaching a turning point in its democratic trajectory due to thousands of extrajudicial killings [...]
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Philippines president orders police to stop all anti-drug operations

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte says military and narcotics enforcement agency under his office will continue the war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has ordered police [...]
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Communist Rebels in Philippines Say They’ll End Cease-Fire

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

said on Wednesday that they were ending a six-month cease-fire, accusing the armed forces of “encroaching” on rebel territory and the government of reneging on a [...]
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Philippines: Bishops call for vigilance on Charter change, martial law

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Radiovaticana | 6:00 AM

Catholic bishops of Philippines on Monday wrapped up their plenary assembly by calling for public vigilance over proposals to amend the country’s Constitution and the [...]
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‘Criminals aren’t humanity’: Philippines shrugs off Amnesty’s ‘war on drugs’ report

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has dismissed a report released by Amnesty International on Wednesday, which says the president’s anti-drug campaign may constitute crimes against [...]
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More than 100 injured in fire at Philippines factory complex

More than 100 injured in fire at Philippines factory complex

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 100 workers, including three Japanese, were injured and at least three were missing in a fire that hit a huge factory south of Manila and sent thousands of [...]
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Fire razes Cavite factory, 104 injured

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Over a hundred people were injured in a fire that razed a factory inside the Export Processing Zone Authority compound in general Trias, Cavite Wednesday evening. Cavite [...]
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Philippines to shut mines, suspend others as clampdown deepens

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will close down over 20 mines, mostly nickel producers that account for about half of output in the world’s biggest nickel ore supplier, as a government [...]
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Philippines news a tale of differing fortune for Aussie miners

03-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The West | 6:00 AM

Shares in Western Areas soared while those of Oceanagold dived after the Philippines moved to close down at least five nickel mines and suspend others, including the [...]
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Amnesty warns of crimes against humanity in Philippines

Amnesty warns of crimes against humanity in Philippines

02-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine police may have committed crimes against humanity by killing thousands of alleged drug offenders or paying others to murder as part of President Rodrigo [...]
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