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Philippines irked by Facebook’s choice of fact-checkers

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque on Monday lauded efforts by Facebook to prevent the spread of fake news, but slammed its choice of [...]
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European socialists’ party condemns Philippines’ deportation of official

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Party of European Socialists denounced what it called the “unjustified” detention and deportation of its official who has criticised President Rodrigo [...]
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Confusion, blame game fuels Philippines vaccine scandal

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Melinda Colite shakes with rage as she clutches a photo of her grandson, who she says died after getting the anti-dengue fever vaccine at the heart of a bitter scandal in the [...]
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China Won’t Solve Philippine’s Growing Corruption Problem

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is teaming up with the wrong partner to fight the country’s growing corruption problemChina, a country with a big corruption [...]
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Uber Shuts Down In the Philippines As It Prepares To Exit South East Asia

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes Middleeast | 6:00 AM

Ride sharing firm Uber has started to shut down its operations in the Philippines as part of its stake sale in local rival Grab. Users reported receiving emails from Uber [...]
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Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official for criticising Duterte

Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official for criticising Duterte

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticised President Rodrigo [...]
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EU political party official expelled from the Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Party of European Socialists representative told he was blacklisted due to ‘illegal political activities.’ An official from the Party of European Socialists (PES) [...]
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It’s officially summer in the Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

It is that time of the year when people love to take it easy and go on vacations. But for dogs, this can be a rather challenging and difficult time. Recently, a number of [...]
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Calls for Netflix to cancel series promoting Philippines’ drug killings

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Greenleft | 6:00 AM

The Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) and the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) have called on Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to demand the [...]
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5.4-magnitude earthquake rocks northern Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hit Cagayan province in northern Philippine main Luzon island on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) [...]
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Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

This week, a Japanese destroyer docked in the Philippines for a weekend goodwill visit. Though the visit itself was a routine development in bilateral ties, its timing amid a [...]
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GEG may still build casino in the Philippines – but not in Boracay

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Calvinayre | 6:00 AM

With the idyllic resort island of Boracay now off-limits to casinos, Macau-based casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) still has 7,640 islands to choose from for [...]
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Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data breach

Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data breach

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ privacy watchdog said on Friday it has started investigating Facebook Inc (FB.O) over a data breach involving British firm Cambridge Analytica that [...]
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Once-Distrusted China Pledges Millions More to Philippines

Once-Distrusted China Pledges Millions More to Philippines

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Closer relations with a once-distrusted China gave the Philippines another boost this week as Beijing pledged a round of investment for the developing Southeast Asian country [...]
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The Philippines plans ‘a green, smart city’ to remedy Manila’s traffic and air pollution

14-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The ‘New Clark City’ project is expected to improve the traffic congestion and high pollution in the capital city In order to get rid of Manila’s traffic [...]
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