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Cemex Philippines Share Sale Said Poised to Raise $465 Million

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc., a unit of the largest cement maker in the Americas, is poised to raise about $465 million in the country’s biggest initial public [...]
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Philippine defense chief: Militant threat more pressing than South China Sea

Philippine defense chief: Militant threat more pressing than South China Sea

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

The military would invest in more speed boats and helicopters to help flush out the group based on southern Jolo island, rather than divert funds into maritime security amid [...]
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In the Philippines, populist rage is directed at addicts, not immigrants

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Pri | 6:00 AM

They live among us, plotting crimes and disrupting the lives of upright, hard-working citizens. And if we purge them, our nation will return to its former glory. In Trump-era [...]
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Duterte arrives in Manila on eve of inauguration

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

The incoming President of the country landed at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City late Wednesday evening – just hours before his oath-taking ceremony the next day. [...]
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In Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines, Suspects Have the ‘Right to Remain Silent – Forever’

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A surge in killings of suspected criminals since the crime-buster was elected president offers a glimpse of what may lie ahead Jimmy Vosotros was found dead along a highway [...]
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The US-Philippines Defense Alliance

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CFR | 6:00 AM

The United States and the Philippines have a long-lasting and complex security relationship. Based on a defense treaty forged in the early years of the Cold War, Washington [...]
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As Duterte takes over in Philippines, police killings stir fear

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

Two things catch the eye in the office of Joselito Esquivel, a police colonel enforcing a national crackdown on drugs in the Philippines’ most crime-ridden district: a [...]
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Members of Duterte family arrive in Manila for inaugural

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

Members of the Duterte family arrived in Manila on Tuesday, two days ahead of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration in Malacanan Palace. Duterte’s [...]
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SC dismisses petition to probe Aquino, others for DAP

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

The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed on Tuesday a petition asking the Ombudsman to probe those behind the Disbursement Acceleration Programme (DAP) initiated by the outgoing [...]
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Blustery, crime-busting Philippine president-elect faces political sobriety test

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

He fears that the presidential palace is haunted. He is considering whether to rule the Philippines from his hometown of Davao, an hour’s flight from the capital, [...]
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LGBTQ Group in Philippines Accuses Police of Failing to Serve, Protect

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines face extortion, violence and rape when seeking help from the police and do not trust law enforcement [...]
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Philippines to Allow TNI Inside Its Territory in Future Hostage Situations: minister

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has reportedly agreed to allow the Indonesian Military, or TNI, to enter its territory if another hostage situation arises involving Indonesian [...]
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Philippines to let Indonesian military enter its waters to free hostages

Philippines to let Indonesian military enter its waters to free hostages

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Manila has given approval for Indonesian military forces to enter Philippine territory in efforts to free seven Indonesian sailors taken hostage by two militant groups last [...]
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Aquino’s Legacy: New Era in the Philippines

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal,” Emma Goldman, one of America’s foremost feminists once sardonically remarked. For [...]
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DFA: No Filipino casualties in Istanbul airport attacks

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

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday no Filipino casualties were reported in the bomb attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport that killed at least 36 [...]
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