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Philippines’ explanation on killing Taiwanese fisherman utterly untenable

14-May-2013 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The explanation Philippine authorities have offered on Thursday’s killing of a fisherman from China’s Taiwan region is utterly untenable. In a statement delivered [...]
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Philippine vote seen as referendum on Aquino

Philippine vote seen as referendum on Aquino

14-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines goes to the polls Monday to choose thousands of local leaders plus national legislators in what is seen as a referendum on the presidency of reformist Benigno [...]
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Syrian rebels free Philippine peacekeepers

Syrian rebels free Philippine peacekeepers

14-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Syrian rebels Sunday freed four Filipino peacekeepers five days after seizing them in the Golan Heights, the Philippines said as it called on combatants to respect United [...]
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Violence and fraud top worries in Philippine polls

Violence and fraud top worries in Philippine polls

14-May-2013 Intellasia | Idahostatesman | 6:00 AM

From Imelda Marcos to Manny Pacquiao, familiar names of political clans and celebrities dominated the ballots in the Philippines’ congressional and local elections [...]
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Seven dead in lead up to Philippines elections

14-May-2013 Intellasia | Radioaustralia | 6:00 AM

Police are investigating seven deaths related to campaigning in the lead up to Monday’s mid-term elections in the Philippines. Police are investigating seven deaths [...]
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Philippines admits to shooting at Taiwan boat

13-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines admitted Friday that its coastguard fired at a Taiwanese fishing boat in an incident that authorities in Taipei said left a crewman dead and triggered [...]
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Dynastic rule tightens grip on Philippines

Dynastic rule tightens grip on Philippines

13-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Another Benigno Aquino is set to become one of the Philippines’ most powerful politicians next week thanks to his name, part of what analysts warn is an increasingly [...]
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Philippines seeks UN arbitration over South China Sea disputes

Philippines seeks UN arbitration over South China Sea disputes

13-May-2013 Intellasia | Scmp | 6:00 AM

Manila is determined to pursue arbitration through the United Nations in the dispute over maritime territory in the South China Sea because it is “the last [...]
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China, Taiwan protest fatal shooting of fisherman by Philippines

13-May-2013 Intellasia | LA times | 6:00 AM

Beijing and Taipei united in their condemnation of the Philippines on Friday for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters. The killing of Hung [...]
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Philippines may pull peacekeepers from Golan

Philippines may pull peacekeepers from Golan

11-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said Friday it may quickly withdraw from a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights because of security concerns, following the abduction of [...]
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Philippine coastguard admits shooting at Taiwan boat

Philippine coastguard admits shooting at Taiwan boat

11-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines admitted Friday that its coastguard fired at a Taiwanese fishing boat in an incident that authorities in Taipei said left a crewman dead and triggered [...]
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Philippines: Two soldiers and one pro-government militia killed

Philippines: Two soldiers and one pro-government militia killed

11-May-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Two soldiers and one pro-government militia were killed when communist rebels launched two election-related attacks in northern and southern Luzon, raising to 60 the number [...]
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Taiwan protests to Philippines over fisherman’s death

Taiwan protests to Philippines over fisherman’s death

11-May-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Taiwan demanded compensation from the Philippines Thursday over the killing of a crew member of a Taiwanese fishing trawler which allegedly came under fire from a Philippine [...]
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UN pulls back Golan peacekeepers after abductions

10-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations on Wednesday pulled peacekeepers back from an observation post in the Golan Heights ceasefire zone where four Philippine troops were abducted by Syrian [...]
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Philippines’ Imelda Marcos evokes glory days

10-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

It is close to midnight and Imelda Marcos is dancing in a trademark pink butterfly gown at a small Philippine town fiesta with adoring voters who still revere her dead [...]
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