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Death toll in the Philippines’ war on drugs rises to more than 400

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Men shot and left to bleed out on busy streets, mutilated corpses dumped in vacant lots. The bodies are piling up as President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war brings terror [...]
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How a Donald Trump presidency can affect the Philippines

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump started as the unlikely candidate. He accused Mexico of sending rapists to the US, said immigrants steal jobs from Americans, pledged to ban Muslims entry to the [...]
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Philippines urged to act on crumbling jails

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Images of hellish conditions at an overcrowded Philippines jail have triggered calls from lawmakers and rights groups for swift reforms to the penal system, which is under [...]
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Mexico drug cartel actively operating in Philippines, says Duterte

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday confirmed that a major Mexican drug cartel is actively operating in the Philippines via transshipment. Duterte said the Mexican drug [...]
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Mexican drug cartel present in Philippines

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Gulftoday | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte confirmed the Mexican drug cartel Sinaloa has started operating in the Philippines by making the country a major transhipment [...]
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Cross-border crime, counter-terrorism among key issues in Zahid’s Thailand visit

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s two-day working visit to Thailand will focus on five security issues set to be tackled by both Malaysian and [...]
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SingPost to issue stamp set to mark 50 years of Singapore’s National Day Parade

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A set of stamps to commemorate 50 years of Singapore’s National Day Parade (NDP) will be launched on Monday (August 8), SingPost said in a press release on Friday. The [...]
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Philippine police kill six men as drug war shifts to government officials

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine police commandos killed six bodyguards on Wednesday who worked for a town mayor who had turned himself in over links to the illegal drug trade, as President [...]
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Dead or alive: Is the Philippines’ war on drugs out of control?

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

New Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte campaigned hard on a no-nonsense approach to crime – and now the full impact of what exactly this means for those on the streets [...]
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The Philippines considers the price of victory in South China Sea

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Lowyinterpreter | 6:00 AM

Significant moments in history never follow the path of least resistance. They are often memorable at least partly because they were won at great cost. Such is the case for [...]
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Philippines holds informal TPP membership talks with US

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is eager to join the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal and it has already held informal talks with the United States to do so, Trade Secretary [...]
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Avoid China-claimed shoal, Philippines tells fishermen

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines told its fishermen Wednesday to steer clear of a fishing ground in the disputed South China Sea to avoid harassment from Chinese authorities. The warning came [...]
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Philippine police kill backers of ‘drug-protector’ mayor

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police Wednesday shot dead six supporters of a Philippine mayor days after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to have him “shot on sight” for protecting his [...]
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Amid a bloody drug war, hopes for peace in the Philippines

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Irinnews | 6:00 AM

In just over a month in power, the tough-talking new president of the Philippines has started one war and made moves to end two others. Rodrigo Duterte rode to victory on [...]
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Philippines Issues Climate Change Complaint Against 47 Carbon Emitters

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Planetsave | 6:00 AM

According international reports, the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights has issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest carbon-emitting [...]
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