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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte comes out in favour of same-sex marriage

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Pink News | 6:00 AM

The President of the Philippines has offered support for same-sex marriage and has said he plans to set up a LGBT commission. Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday announced plans for [...]
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Tropical Storm Kills 30, and Over 80000 Flee to Shelters in Philippines

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

More than 30 people were killed and many others were missing after a slow-moving tropical storm spurred floods and landslides in the central Philippines, officials said on [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte says he supports gay marriage

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may [...]
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Arrested priest extradited from Philippines to North Dakota

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A priest accused of molesting two boys in the 1990s has been extradited from the Philippines to North Dakota to face charges. The US Attorney’s Office for North Dakota [...]
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68 flights cancelled Sunday as ‘Urduja’ loses steam

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Local airlines cancelled 68 flights on Sunday even as the weather bureau downgraded weather disturbance “Urduja” into a tropical depression. The Manila [...]
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US hits China on new SCS structures

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Even as the Philippines has belied new Chinese activity in the oil-rich South China Sea, the United States last week called China’s continuing development of islands in [...]
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Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officials

Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officials

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:07 AM

At least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that [...]
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Sabah, Philippines authorities on hunt for at-large Abu Sayyaf member

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Sabah police are in contact with Philippines security forces in a joint-effort to hunt down a member of the Abu Sayyaf group who is on the loose. It is learnt that the [...]
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World Bank hikes 2017 growth forecast for Philippines

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

After the Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter, the World Bank has upwardly revised its 2017 growth projection for the country to 6.7 percent. In [...]
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Commentary: Applying Abe’s Democratic Security Diamond in the Philippines

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

In the recent Asean meetings, President Donald Trump revitalised the term “Indo Pacific’” to refer to Asia, as opposed to the traditional “Asia [...]
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Philippines tops bloody year of land-rights killings – report

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuter | 6:00 AM

More than two people were killed every week on average this year defending their right to land and resources, with the Philippines recording the highest number of casualties [...]
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Maute continuing its recruitment in Marawi, says military

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday confirmed that the remaining forces of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group were continuing with their recruitment efforts. [...]
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Fitch upgrade bodes well for Philippine bond sale

18-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings’ recent decision to upgrade the country’s long-term foreign currency issuer rating to “BBB” bodes well for the government’s [...]
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Terrorism expert: M’sians among members of new pact in Philippines

16-Dec-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Radical volunteers from Malaysia, Indonesia and other Muslim countries are helping the new pact comprising pro-IS groups and communists, says Filipino expert. Foreigners, [...]
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Former Philippine president defends controversial dengue programme

16-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to carry out a controversial immunisation programme using a new dengue vaccine in 2016, saying it [...]
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