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US defers delivery of firearms to Philippines

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Delivery put on hold due to alleged extrajudicial killings, human rights violations from President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war ZAMBOANGA CITY The United States has [...]
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Philippines: More Abu Sayyaf members surrender in south

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Three more members of the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group have surrendered to government troops in the nation’s troubled southern region, bringing the total number to [...]
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Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops rescued a catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Islamic State-linked rebels after an offensive that captured a stronghold of the militants [...]
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Philippines: 3 Marawi siege leaders dead, 2 still fighting

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military chief said Monday that three leaders of Islamic State-linked militants who besieged a southern city have been killed in months of fighting but two [...]
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‘Strong’ Philippine priest smiles after IS hostage ordeal ends

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Catholic priest kidnapped by Islamic State supporters when they seized parts of a southern Philippine city nearly four months ago smiled and declared himself [...]
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Duterte invites UN rights body to build satellite office in Philippines

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

As the Commission on Human Rights faces the prospect of a miniscule budget, President Rodrigo Duterte Monday invited the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to set up [...]
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West Philippine Sea advocates meet with Philippine defense chief

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Mvariety | 6:00 AM

Officers of the global group National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea or NYMWPS met with Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana on September 5, 2017 to [...]
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TPG to complete Singapore outdoor mobile network by end of 2018

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

TPG has announced that its first Singaporean mobile network milestone of attaining city-wide outdoor coverage will be reached by the end of next year, with work already being [...]
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TPG Telecom ‘on track’ to have outdoor mobile network in Singapore by end-2018

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

TPG Telecom, which won the race to become Singapore’s fourth telco, said on Tuesday (Sep 19) it is “on track” to achieve nationwide outdoor mobile service [...]
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Singapore to have new academy to train cybersecurity professionals

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

More needs to be done even as Singapore has made “good progress” in building up its cybersecurity capabilities, as it is more exposed than many other countries to [...]
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China ties a priority when Singapore is Asean chair: PM Lee

20-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

For Asean-China trade to flourish, both sides need to work at keeping overall ties strong, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong. Alluding to the need for rationality and [...]
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More Korean firms leaving Philippines

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

Thousands of local jobs have been lost since late last year and hundreds more are set to follow in the coming months as the number of Korean manufacturing companies leaving [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte likens rights chief to paedophile

Philippines’ Duterte likens rights chief to paedophile

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has likened the nation’s human rights commissioner to a “paedophile” for expressing concern over the police killing [...]
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Philippines hosts 11th Asean ministerial Meet

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Transnational crimes take centre stage, countries share best practices Ministers, senior officials, and delegates from the member countries of the Association of Southeast [...]
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Philippine army captures key pro-IS base in besieged city

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military said Sunday it had captured the command centre of Islamic State group supporters who have besieged a southern city for nearly four months. Security [...]
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