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Philippines plans flight-tracking system in disputed sea

Philippines plans flight-tracking system in disputed sea

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Monday it would install a civilian flight-tracking system in the disputed South China Sea after China landed several aircraft on one of its man-made [...]
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Philippine Plane Warned by ‘Chinese Navy’ in Disputed Sea

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine officials said Monday they received two intimidating radio warnings identified as from the Chinese navy when they flew a Cessna plane close to a [...]
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Jakarta bombers used guns from Philippines?

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is coordinating with its Indonesian counterpart amid reports that the guns used in the terror attack in Jakarta, Indonesia last week came [...]
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Philippines, UK to sign new defense agreement

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

British Ambassador Asif Ahmad says the South China Sea dispute – ‘plus more’ – prompted the two countries to expand a previous deal The United Kingdom [...]
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Supreme Court to hear Poe’s last appeal for Philippine candidacy

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Supreme Court in the Philippines begins hearing oral arguments Tuesday (January 19) for and against the decision to bar Grace Poe from running in the presidential race. [...]
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Duterte challenge to china back off Philippines war not option

20-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Inquisitr | 6:00 AM

Philippine presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte issued a challenge to China on Saturday, January 16, 2016, to start respecting whatever belongs to the Philippines because [...]
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Philippine Peso Completes Longest Losing Stretch Since 2005

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine peso weakened for an eighth day, its longest losing streak since June 2005, on dollar demand from local companies and as global funds pared stock holdings amid [...]
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EDCA dissenters: Philippines may lose sovereignty

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Upholding the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the US means the Philippines gets to strengthen its defenses but loses its sovereignty, according to the four [...]
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Justice quotes Heneral Luna in dissenting opinion on PHL-US accord

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

ONE OF THE THREE dissenting opinions warned of the sovereignty implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement [...]
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The Philippines Reaches a Crossroads

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The country’s economy has done well, but this year faces some serious challenges. For the past five years, the Philippines, which long lagged behind faster-growing [...]
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Philippines: China’s new runways heighten sea tension

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

China’s building of additional runways in Panganiban (Mischief) Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands is a violation of international laws and would further contribute [...]
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Manilans learning to enjoy the taste of luxury

19-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Locals in the Philippine capital of Manila are becoming more and more open to spending on luxury goods and services. They go to expensive foreign hotels and buy high-priced [...]
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Philippines asks for US presence in S. China Sea

18-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has asked the United States to hold joint naval patrols in the South China Sea, amid a territorial dispute with China. “We are suggesting that we also [...]
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Philippines Pushes for Joint Naval Patrols With US in South China Sea

Philippines Pushes for Joint Naval Patrols With US in South China Sea

18-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Philippines proposed joint naval patrols with the United States in the South China Sea amidst ongoing territorial disputes between Manila and Beijing, The Philippine Star [...]
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Philippines seeks joint patrols with USA in disputed China Sea

18-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Huewire | 6:00 AM

Sansha was upgraded to a prefecture-level city in July 2012, and granted administrative power over all the islands and reefs China claims in the South China Sea – even [...]
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