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United States concerned over killings in Philippines

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The United States on Tuesday expressed concern over the spate of extrajudicial killings and detentions in the Philippines, which under President Rodrigo Duterte has [...]
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Philippines envoy ‘optimistic’ about ice breaking China trip

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Metro | 6:00 AM

Former Philippines President Fidel Ramos on Tuesday named the head of a Chinese government think-tank among the experts and officials he hoped to meet on a trip to rekindle [...]
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Ex-Philippine leader to ‘rekindle’ ties with China

Ex-Philippine leader to ‘rekindle’ ties with China

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ex-Philippine president Fidel Ramos left for Hong Kong on Monday to “rekindle” ties with Beijing that have soured over a territorial dispute in the South China [...]
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Philippines’ Pacquiao preaches death penalty

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine boxing icon-turned-senator Manny Pacquiao used the Bible to defend restoring the death penalty for drug traffickers as “approved by God”, backing a [...]
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Philippine’s Marcos unfit for hero’s burial says historical group

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine activists and a historical body on Monday criticised President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to give late dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero’s burial, saying [...]
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Lawmaker calls for Donald Trump to be banned from the Philippines

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A lawmaker in the Philippines is calling for Donald Trump to be banned from the country after the US presidential candidate suggested that Philippine immigrants posed a [...]
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ISIS’ Philippines branch calls for attacks on Miss Universe pageant

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Islamic State jihadis in the Philippines are plotting to attack the Miss Universe contest that will be held in their country in 2017, according to a secret jihadi social [...]
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Facebook Fired Up After Philippines’ Duterte Releases ‘Narco’ List

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Facebook community appears to support the controversial publication of 159 names of police, judges and politicians allegedly linked to the [...]
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Duterte to rich businesspeople: Pay the right taxes or else

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

From public officials and policemen allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade to oligarchs, now President Rodrigo is training his sights on rich businesspeople who do not [...]
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President Duterte plans to convert presidential jet to air ambulance

10-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday announced his plan to convert the presidential plane into an air ambulance, saying that he’s already “comfortable” [...]
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Philippines president Duterte steps up name-and-shame anti-drugs campaign

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday identified about 160 serving and former town mayors and executives, judges, and policemen allegedly linked to the illegal [...]
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PH ranks 6th in global financial inclusion

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The US-based centre for Technology Innovation has ranked the Philippines sixth of 26 countries in their efforts to advance financial inclusion, a huge improvement from [...]
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Philippines President Duterte on vigilante drug war: ‘You can’t stop me’

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked more than 150 judges, mayors, lawmakers, police and military personnel to illegal drugs Sunday, ordering them to [...]
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Can Former President Ramos Restore Philippine-China Relations?

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

The year 2012 was not the first time that the Philippines lost a land feature in the South China Sea. The shock of creeping Chinese intrusion into Philippine-claimed waters [...]
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Philippine leader links 150 judges, politicians to drugs

Philippine leader links 150 judges, politicians to drugs

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked more than 150 judges, mayors, lawmakers, police and military personnel to illegal drugs Sunday, ordering them to [...]
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