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Malaysia helps Philippines grow halal industry: official

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Malaysia said it was helping the Philippines develop its halal market, as it called on increased cooperation among Southeast Asian nations to develop the industry that caters [...]
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Drug-resistant HIV strain discovered in Philippines could trigger new epidemic, scientists warn

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A drug-resistant strain of the HIV virus discovered in the Philippines has the potential to spark a new epidemic, scientists have warned. HIV prevalence among Filipinos has [...]
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‘Psychiatric test? World needs more Dutertes!’ Manila hits back at UN rights chief

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Manila has accused the UN human rights chief of being played by certain parties to “unseat” President Rodrigo Duterte, after Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on [...]
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At least 44 militants killed in clash with Philippine troops: army

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At least 44 pro-Islamic State militants were killed and 26 more were wounded when Philippine soldiers shelled positions held by the rebels in southern Maguindanao province, [...]
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Philippines to lift Kuwait labour ban if following measures are in place

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Alarabiya | 6:00 AM

Philippines and Kuwaiti officials are finalising a bilateral agreement that they hope will lift a current ban on Filipino domestic workers in the Gulf state. According to [...]
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British MP vows scrutiny of spy equipment sale to Philippines

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

A member of the British parliament on Sunday vowed to scrutinise his country’s export of surveillance equipment to Manila, saying this may make UK [...]
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The woman taking on Duterte in a press freedom fight in the Philippines

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The warning signs were all there. But Maria Ressa says “I never saw it coming.” The founder and driving force behind the Philippines news organisation Rappler [...]
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The Philippines added a UN human rights worker to the country’s ‘terror hit list’

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

The Duterte administration has created a 600-person terror watchlist that includes a top UN human rights investigator. The Philippines’ Department of Justice filed the [...]
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Philippine judges, court employees call on top justice to resign

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A group of judges and four court employees’ organisations called on Monday for the Philippines’ chief justice to step down and make a “sacrifice” to [...]
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Top UN official says Philippines’ Duterte needs a psychiatric evaluation

Top UN official says Philippines’ Duterte needs a psychiatric evaluation

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Nbcnews | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s slurs against UN human rights activists suggest he needs to see a psychiatrist, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid [...]
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Philippine president Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation, says UN chief

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The United Nations and the Philippine government have come to blows over the treatment of human rights investigators, with a UN chief saying the country’s president, [...]
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Accusations against UN expert a retaliation by Philippines, say fellow rapporteurs

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Ohchr | 6:00 AM

UN human rights experts have expressed grave concerns about terrorism accusations levelled against the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria [...]
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New virus strain behind HIV explosion in the Philippines

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

A more aggressive and drug-resistant HIV subtype is behind skyrocketing HIV infection rates in the Philippines. Epidemiologist Edsel Salvana tells DW that the new strain is [...]
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Accusations against UN expert a retaliation by Philippines

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Scoop.co.nz | 6:00 AM

UN human rights experts have expressed grave concerns about terrorism accusations levelled against the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria [...]
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Interview: Sanofi may seek US approval for Dengvaxia despite Philippines outrage

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sanofi will decide shortly whether to seek regulatory approval for its dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the United States and remains committed to the medicine despite a health [...]
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