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EU businesspeople see no reason to leave Philippines

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

European investors in the Philippines said there is no reason for them to pack up and leave amid President Duterte’s continued tirades directed against the European [...]
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Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern city of Marawi liberated from pro-Islamic State militants on Tuesday, although the military said 20-30 rebels were [...]
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Search operations for 10 missing Indians, whose cargo ship sank near Philippines, continue

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The News Minute | 6:00 AM

The Emerald Star capsized last Thursday due to bad weather. The search for 10 Indians, who went missing after their cargo ship Emarald Star sank off the coast of Philippines [...]
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Expats send $20 billion to Philippines in 8 months

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

A whopping $20.7 billion (Dh76 billion) have been transferred to the Philippines in the last eight months, and a major source of that money is the UAE, according to the [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte declares liberation of Marawi from ISIS-affiliated militants

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines city of Marawi has been liberated from ISIS-affiliated militants following a five-month standoff, President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday. “I hereby [...]
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Philippine President Duterte Declares Besieged City ‘Liberated’

Philippine President Duterte Declares Besieged City ‘Liberated’

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Six months into a protracted battle with militants besieged in the southern city of Marawi, the Philippine military appears to be on the cusp of victory. In a speech to [...]
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US praises Philippine military for Hapilon, Maute deaths

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

The United States on Tuesday lauded the Armed Forces of the Philippines for successfully neutralising terror leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute. In a statement, US [...]
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Philippines expects January launch for bond to rebuild war-torn city

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A planned domestic bond issue by the Philippine government to fund rebuilding of the conflict-torn southern city of Marawi will likely be launched in January, Budget [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte declares liberation of Marawi from ISIS-affiliated militants

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines city of Marawi has been liberated from ISIS-affiliated militants following a five-month standoff, President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday. “I hereby [...]
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Philippines says militant’s widow recruited foreign fighters

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities said Wednesday they have arrested a militant leader’s widow who recruited foreign fighters and spread extremist propaganda related to the siege [...]
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China Gives New Equipment to Philippines for Marawi Recovery

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Aid is yet another sign of Beijing’s growing ties with Manila in the Duterte era. Last week, China delivered some heavy equipment to the Philippines as the Southeast [...]
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Venice man found guilty of travelling to Philippines to have sex with children, recording abuse

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | ABC Action News | 6:00 AM

A Venice man could spend the rest of his life in federal prison after a jury convicted him of producing child porn and travelling overseas to have sex with children. A [...]
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Russia-Philippines Defense Ties to Get a New Boost

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Both sides are expected to make some inroads in this realm despite the limits that remain. Last week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed that Moscow would be [...]
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European businesspeople reiterate commitment to Philippines

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

European businesspeople on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to invest in the Philippines, even after President Rodrigo Duterte’s renewed criticism of the European [...]
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Philippines looking at future with cautious optimism BSP

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

The Philippines is looking at the future with cautious optimism as the economic landscape has altered considerably a decade after the global financial crisis, Bangko Sentral [...]
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