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Philippines to remain silent on China’s weapons system in three reefs

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has decided to leave the issue of China’s alleged build-up of military-grade weapons’ systems on three out of seven reefs and rocks it has [...]
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Philippines not to protest against China’s military installations in Spratly Islands

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Ibtimes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will not lodge any formal protest against China’s military installations on the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the country’s [...]
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PH, China hold first meeting to organise Joint Coast Guard Committee

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Update | 6:00 AM

The first organisational meeting for Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and China Coast Guard (CCG) Joint Coast Guard Committee (JCGC) on Maritime Cooperation was held in Manila on [...]
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First Bank opens Branch in Philippines

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwannews | 6:00 AM

Taiwan-based First Bank has been issued a permit by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the central bank of the Philippines) to open its first branch in branch in the Philippine [...]
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Duterte: I killed 3 people, but EJK just BS

Duterte: I killed 3 people, but EJK just BS

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

President Duterte admitted yesterday killing three people when he was mayor of Davao City – all of them hostage-takers. “I killed about three of them… I [...]
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Phl won’t stop China action on reefs

Phl won’t stop China action on reefs

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

The Philippines will not stop China from building military structures on disputed islands in the South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said yesterday. [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte defiant over kill admission

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte boasted again Friday he had killed criminals, as he vowed no let up in his war on drugs that has already claimed thousands of lives. In [...]
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Philippines President Duterte addresses thousands of Filipinos in Singapore

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte poses for selfies with Filipinos living in Singapore after an orchid naming ceremony at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore, December [...]
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Rody: Phl won’t go hungry sans US aid

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

The country can afford to “lose” a funding grant from the US-led Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC), President Duterte declared yesterday as he again called on the [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte: Bye-bye America’ and we don’t need your money

Philippines’ Duterte: Bye-bye America’ and we don’t need your money

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for repeal of an agreement on deployment of troops and equipment for exercises, declaring [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte tells US to prepare to leave the country

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for the eventual repeal of a military deal that allows Washington to deploy troops and [...]
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Philippines president to US: ‘We don’t need you…Prepare to leave’

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for the eventual repeal of a military deal that allows Washington to deploy troops and [...]
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Phil, Singapore to boost border security

Phil, Singapore to boost border security

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

President Duterte and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong agreed yesterday to further improve border security between the two countries amid threats brought about by terrorism. [...]
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Philippines Cancels UN Rapporteur’s Trip on Extrajudicial Killings

17-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Wire | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has cancelled a trip next year by the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings to look into the rising death toll in its war on drugs, the [...]
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US Aid Package to Philippines Deferred Amid Drug Crackdown

17-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The United States said on Thursday that it had deferred giving economic aid to the Philippines because of concerns about the rule of law as the brutal campaign on drugs under [...]
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