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Oman Air increases baggage allowance to India, Philippines

28-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Muscatdaily | 6:00 AM

Oman Air is offering an increased baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until December 15. Oman Air at present offers an allowance of two bags [...]
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Muslims gather to boost stalled Philippine peace talks

Muslims gather to boost stalled Philippine peace talks

28-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ main Muslim guerrilla group staged a huge rally Monday at its southern headquarters that attracted Christians and rival rebels, in a joint effort with [...]
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Duterte tells NDF consultants to surrender

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

United Nations human rights experts call President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday asked National Democratic Front (NDF) consultants to surrender after calling off peace talks with [...]
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UN rapporteurs urge PH government to stop drug war killings

UN rapporteurs urge PH government to stop drug war killings

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

United Nations human rights experts called on the Philippine government to end killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign. A joint statement [...]
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What’s Next for the Philippines as Duterte Ends Communist Peace Talks?

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

This week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a proclamation terminating the peace process with the communist-led National Democratic Front (NDF). Though it is still [...]
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Duterte ‘sabotaged’ peace talks, claims Joma Sison

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte sabotaged the peace talks with communist rebels, Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, [...]
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Asean-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Earlier this month, Japan held an expanded version of a maritime exercise with the Philippines that also included other Southeast Asian states and the United States. Though [...]
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UN experts seek probe on Philippines’ drug deaths

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

With the police poised to retake the lead in the government’s war against illegal drugs, independent experts from the United Nations (UN) have called on the Duterte [...]
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Philippines to procure 24 attack helicopters

27-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is planning to procure up to 24 attack helicopters from 2018 to boost counter-insurgency capabilities, Arsenio Andolong, the Department of [...]
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Duterte ‘sabotaged’ peace talks, claims Joma Sison

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte sabotaged the peace talks with communist rebels, Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte says police must return to drug war

Philippines’ Duterte says police must return to drug war

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police to once again take the lead role in his deadly drug war, having twice demoted them in response to criticism of the [...]
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Philippines urged to pursue clean energy shift

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn. | 6:00 AM

The Philippines should start building its clean energy capacity as the price of renewables declines, an analyst said Thursday. Solar and wind power could be more viable in [...]
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Did the Philippines support the UN resolution on safety of journalists?

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

On November 20, the 72nd session of the third committee of the United Nations general Assembly (UNGA) adopted the resolution on the safety of journalists and the issue of [...]
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Massive search expands for US sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

Massive search expands for US sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight warships joined a US aircraft carrier and scores of helicopters and planes Thursday to search for three American sailors who went missing after their plane crashed in [...]
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Jalandoni sees Duterte’s stand on peace talks can still change

25-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Former National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief peace negotiator Luis Jalandoni believed that President Rodrigo Duterte’s cancelation of peace talks is [...]
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