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Philippines Says Hostage May Have Been Beheaded Because He Was Sick

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A German hostage apparently beheaded by the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group may have been killed because he was sick, Philippines Foreign minister Perfecto Yasay said [...]
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Philippines needs clarity on China ties before lifting South China Sea exploration halt: minister

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is waiting for clarity on its relations with China before lifting a suspension on exploration in disputed areas in the South China Sea, its energy minister [...]
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Answers on kidnappings in the Philippines

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Islamic militants in the southern Philippines beheaded an elderly German yachtsman on Sunday after their ransom demands were not met, authorities said Monday. The murder of [...]
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Islamic State forced Philippine nurses to give medical training in Libya

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Philippine nurse held by Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte said on Monday that she and her colleagues had been forced to treat militants and give them medical [...]
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German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists: govt

German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists: govt

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a 70-year-old German hostage they were holding for ransom, Manila officials said Monday, as Berlin condemned the murder as [...]
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Philippine envoy vows to ‘destroy criminals’ in UN speech

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine foreign minister told the UN rights council on Monday that Manila would “destroy criminals” in a defiant defence of President Rodrigo [...]
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Video Shows Beheading of German Hostage, Philippines Says

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

In 2008, Jurgen Kantner and his partner were abducted from their sailboat, held for 52 days in Somalia and released after a six-figure ransom was reportedly paid. Then he [...]
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German hostage beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in Philippines

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A German man has been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines after a deadline to pay his ransom passed. Philippine and German officials confirmed that [...]
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Philippines president said he would kill his own child in drug war

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The foul-mouthed Philippines president who’s bragged about throwing criminals out of helicopters and gunning down drug offenders in the streets has a new target: [...]
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Duterte: PNP to decide on resuming ‘tokhang’

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is leaving it to the Philippine National Police (PNP) to decide on whether to resume Oplan Tokhang, the anti-drug campaign that was suspended after [...]
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Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings

Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of pro-democracy activists marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with a warning against what they say are the [...]
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Philippines says will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage if a ransom was not paid by Sunday and will press assaults to crush [...]
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Philippines marks people power revolt

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Thousands of pro-democracy activists have marked the anniversary of the 1986 “people power” revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with a warning [...]
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Detained Philippine senator asks court to nullify arrest

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown on illegal drugs petitioned the Supreme Court Monday to nullify a Manila [...]
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Philippines’ Ayala comes full circle with push into healthcare

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Family conglomerate sees pharmacist ancestor’s footsteps leading to big things Before Ayala Corp became an investment powerhouse, the 183-year-old group ran a drugstore [...]
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