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First media killing under Duterte condemned

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Assassins claimed the first media practitioner under the Duterte administration. Larry Que, publisher of Catanduanes News Now, was shot in the head by a lone gunman as he was [...]
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Philippines rights body to probe Duterte killing boast

Philippines rights body to probe Duterte killing boast

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines independent human rights watchdog said Thursday it will investigate President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission he killed three criminals years ago, after the [...]
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Philippines journalist killed after criticising officials over illegal drug lab

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Provincial newspaper publisher shot dead after writing a column alleging official negligence, sparking calls for investigation A Philippine provincial newspaper publisher has [...]
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Duterte’s trust rating dips but still high – SWS

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Filipinos’ trust in President Rodrigo Duterte remains high, but his numbers are going down, based on a new Social Weather Stations survey. The survey, released on [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte offers Christmas pass to rebels

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday urged communist rebels waging a decades-old rebellion to spend time with their families over the Christmas holidays, [...]
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Philippines defends Duterte killings as UN seeks probe

Philippines defends Duterte killings as UN seeks probe

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Wednesday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s killing of three people in the 1980s was part of a police operation, after the United Nations rights [...]
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China offers USD500 million in military aid to Philippines

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

China has offered the Philippines credit worth USD500 million to procure Chinese-made military products, Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on 20 December. In [...]
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Rody tells AFP: Respect human rights, rule of law

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Under fire for a brutal war on drugs that has left some 6,000 people dead, President Duterte told soldiers yesterday to respect human rights and the rule of law in all their [...]
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Why Japanese billionaire Okada invested in Philippines

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

Japanese casino tycoon Kazuo Okada said he bought land in the Philippines nearly a decade ago, seeing immense potential in what was then, Asia’s laggard economy. On [...]
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Newspaper publisher shot and killed in Philippines

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Cpj.org | 6:00 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in the Philippines to establish the motive behind the murder of newspaper publisher Larry Que and bring the [...]
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Philippines Considers Bitcoin Regulation amid Remittance Increase

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Cryptocoins News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines government is discussing whether to regulate digital currencies like bitcoin in the country to improve protection for its citizens as the number of Filipinos [...]
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UN Catches Up With Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, Will China Come To Rescue?

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The United Nations is catching up with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights record, asking the country’s judicial authorities to launch an [...]
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4 Filipino fishermen feared kidnapped by southern militants

22-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military said Abu Sayyaf militants are suspected of kidnapping four Filipino fishermen in the latest such attack by the ransom-seeking gunmen despite increased [...]
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DBCC maintains growth forecast in 2017, 2018

22-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

The inter-agency Development Budget Coordination Committee on Tuesday maintained the growth forecast for the Philippines at 6.5 percent to 7.5 percent for 2017 on strong [...]
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State Department Warns Against Travel To Southern Philippines

22-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Losangeles.cbslocal | 6:00 AM

The US State Department issued a travel warning Tuesday, warning Americans to avoid travelling to the southern islands of the Philippines. According to the state department, [...]
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