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Philippine Central Bank Governor Sees No Need to Tighten for Now

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine central bank Governor Nestor Espenilla said contained inflation means there isn’t a need to increase interest rates in the near term. “Right now there [...]
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Philippine troops kill remaining leaders of pro-Isis siege in Marawi officials

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Isnilon Hapilon, an FBI most-wanted terror suspect, and Omarkhayam Maute were reportedly killed in a gunbattle in the southern city of Marawi The two surviving leaders of a [...]
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Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit

Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

President Trump will meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a marathon trip to Asia next month, the White House announced Monday. “The President’s [...]
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Trump will meet Duterte, leader accused of crimes against humanity

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has a notorious affinity for foreign strongmen. Now, he’s finally got a date in his calendar for a face-to-face with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, [...]
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Philippine military in push to defeat last Marawi fighters

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Gunfire rang out sporadically and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought Tuesday to gain control of the last pocket of Marawi controlled by Islamic militants as [...]
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Army says battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead

Army says battle for Philippine city to end soon, 1,000 dead

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops Sunday bombed militants loyal to the Islamic State group who have held out for over four months in a southern city and the military said the conflict would [...]
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Foreign telcos mull entry into Phl

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Foreign telco players are interested in penetrating the Philippine market, which at present remains dominated by only two Manuel V. Pangilinan’s PLDT Inc. and Ayala-led [...]
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Transport strike shuts Philippine financial markets

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas suspends clearing operations, while the Philippine Stock Exchange suspends trading for Monday, October 16 There will be no clearing and [...]
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Philippine 5th in Asia in housing loss during disasters

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines ranked fifth in the list of 10 countries in South and Southeast Asia with the highest risk of future displacement and loss of housing due to disasters, [...]
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Philippines president Duterte says he’s ready to launch ‘revolutionary government’ fuelling dictatorship fears as his troops launch new bombing raid on ISIS

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Hardline Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to create a ‘revolutionary government’ amid fears he is trying to establish a dictatorship. Duterte [...]
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Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance in Marawiminister

Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance in Marawiminister

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops killed two top commanders of a militant alliance in an operation in southern Marawi City on Monday, authorities said, a big boost to a military battling the [...]
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Pro-Islamic State leaders killed by Philippine troopsdefence minister

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two leaders of a militant alliance loyal to the Islamic State group were killed on Monday in clashes with the armed forces of the Philippines in southern Marawi City, the [...]
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Top Philippine Islamist militant Hapilon killed: defence chief

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Leading Islamist militant Isnilon Hapilon, who is on the United States’ list of “most wanted terrorists”, has been killed in the battle to reclaim a [...]
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ISIS-affiliated leaders killed in Southern Philippines

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders engaged in a standoff with Philippines forces in the southern city of Marawi have been killed, the country’s Defense Secretary Delfin [...]
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Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The last two surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines, including a top Asian terror suspect, were killed Monday in a push by thousands of troops to [...]
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