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Fist-Pump Photo Was Duterte’s Idea, Australian Foreign minister Says

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A photograph showing the head of Australia’s international spy agency, Nick Warner, in a fist-pumping pose with the president of the Philippines was not Warner’s [...]
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Philippine police say teen was killed before drugs links known

Philippine police say teen was killed before drugs links known

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine police on Thursday told a Senate inquiry that a high school student killed last week by anti-drugs officers had been involved in narcotics, but officers only [...]
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Philippine prosecutors to seek murder charges against police who killed teen

Philippine prosecutors to seek murder charges against police who killed teen

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines public prosecutor’s office said it would seek murder charges on Friday against three anti-narcotics policemen whose killing of a high school student [...]
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Personal Loans for Financing a Startup Business in the Philippines

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | MoneyMax.ph | 6:00 AM

Currently unemployed and thinking of starting your own business? Once in a while, a business opportunity that’s too attractive to pass up comes along, like a profitable [...]
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Philippines watching suspected bird flu cases in humans

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines started monitoring suspected bird flu cases in humans on Friday after 34 farm workers in two towns north of the capital Manila developed flu-like symptoms [...]
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Unicef deeply concerned about the impact of the Philippines drug war on children

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Unicef.org.au | 6:00 AM

Unicef Philippines is deeply concerned about the impact of the war on drugs on Filipino children. The death of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos during the drug raid in Caloocan [...]
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Philippine leader tells police to kill only if necessary in war on drugs

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday backed police on the front lines of a war on drugs that he said would not cease, but warned officers their duty was to arrest [...]
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Philippines 50 Richest 2017: Lucky Few With Growing Fortunes Have Rodrigo Duterte To Thank

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Brisk economic growth in the Philippinesnearly 7 percent this yearis expected to carry into 2018 and is helping magnates who enjoy a broad business reach. Especially [...]
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As anger simmers over killings, Philippine police do house-to-house drug tests

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine police were knocking on doors in one of Manila’s poorest neighbourhoods on Wednesday to encourage people to take on-the-spot drug tests, a campaign condemned [...]
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Duterte clarifies doing duty vs murder

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

He had stood behind, and even commended, policemen when two mayors on his narco-list were killed. He had also lauded cops for killing dozens during last week’s series [...]
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Australian spy chief criticised for ‘fist pump’ gesture with Philippines leader Duterte

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Asis head Nick Warner criticised for ‘inappropriate’ photo with president whose drug war has left an estimated 5,500 people dead The head of Australia’s [...]
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Death of Philippine Teenager Stokes Opposition to Duterte’s Drug Crackdown

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Kian Loyd delos Santos, 17, is just one of thousands of Filipinos shot and killed by the police since President Rodrigo Duterte began a sweeping crackdown on drugs last year. [...]
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Philippines’ 50 Richest 2017: Three Tycoons Whose Net Worths Soared

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The fortunes of 17 tycoons rose this year and accounted for nearly half of the cumulative $74 billion total of the country’s 50 richest. The gainers hailed from a wide [...]
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Babe Romualdez confirmed as Philippine envoy to US Rappler

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

This comes less than a month after Malacanang announced that President Duterte had nominated Babe Romualdez as Philippine ambassador to the US The Commission on Appointments [...]
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Largest Muslim rebel group in Philippines sounds alarm on IS

25-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group, which signed a peace deal in 2014, has warned of the spread of radical militants who back the Islamic State. The [...]
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