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Philippines: 6 Daesh-linked militants killed in clashes

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AA.com | 6:00 AM

At least six members of a Daesh-affiliated group were killed in clashes Friday in two majority Muslim island provinces in the troubled Philippines south, according to the [...]
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President Duterte willing to negotiate with rebel groups but not with bandit groups

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold talks with rebel groups to attain peace in the country, but remained firm he would never negotiate with criminal and bandit [...]
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Pacific News Minute: US backs Philippines after International Court Ruling on the South China Sea

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Hawaii Publicradio | 6:00 AM

In Manila yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that China must accept the ruling of an international court as the basis of negotiations with the Philippines. China [...]
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Malaysia, Philippine police to establish forward base in southern Philippines

Malaysia, Philippine police to establish forward base in southern Philippines

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to set up a ‘forward base’ in southern Philippines, as part of a combined effort to combat cross-border crime. [...]
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Rodrigo Duterte: Up to 300 dead in Philippines ‘war on drugs’

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Week | 6:00 AM

President urges police and civilians to ‘triple efforts’ to catch or kill drug lords or addicts Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has used his first state of [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte threatens to call off truce after rebel ambush

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Thursday that he might call off a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels after a militiaman was killed in a guerrilla [...]
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Philippines sets the ball rolling for federal system

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is paving the way to shift to a federal form of government by 2022, after President Rodrigo Duterte agreed with the leaders of Congress to set up a body to [...]
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President Duterte thanks ex-PNoy for winning arbitration case for Philippines

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte speaking to men of Armed Forces of the Philippines-Southern Luzon Command at Camp Guillermo Nakar today, said that during the National Security [...]
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Bloodbath in Manila as hundreds of ‘drug pushers’ hunted down by death squads

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Lying in the middle of the road, Jennelyn Olaires hugs the dead body of her partner, refusing to let him go. By the time the forensic team reaches the area, there are already [...]
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Alvarez: Constitutional Assembly eyed to shift to federal system

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is considering charter change to shift to a federal form of government through a Constitutent Assembly, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said [...]
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Filipino police to set up forward base in southern Philippines

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Filipino police have agreed to set up a forward base in southern Philippines to help curb cross-border crimes including abductions for ransom, said Inspector-General of [...]
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911 emergency hotline available to public starting August 1

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

In times of emergencies, most people are unaware of what number to call for help. But come August 1, 911 will officially be the national emergency hotline. This is one of [...]
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5 Philippine leaders, often rivals, unite to discuss China

5 Philippine leaders, often rivals, unite to discuss China

29-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Wtop | 7:45 AM

The new Philippine leader on Wednesday gathered four past presidents, most of whom have been politically at odds with one another, to discuss a unifying worry: their [...]
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Philippines lobbied Asean on sea row verdict: govt

Philippines lobbied Asean on sea row verdict: govt

29-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Wednesday it had “vigorously” lobbied Southeast Asian nations to take a united stance critical of Beijing’s claims to most of the South [...]
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Common ground: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte unites predecessors to discuss South China Sea dispute

29-Jul-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Philippines has adopted a more moderate stance on China under Duterte, who has courted closer economic and political ties with Beijing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on [...]
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