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Philippine maid taken to hospital after Saudi boss ‘made her drink bleach’

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

In February, allegations of abuse of domestic workers caused a diplomatic flap between the Philippines and Kuwait A Philippine domestic worker has been taken to hospital in [...]
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Philippines may deport Australian nun for ‘illegal political activities’

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has detained a 71-year-old Australian nun for “illegal political activities” after she took part in a human rights fact-finding mission in the [...]
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What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Police Helicopters?

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A recent delivery has put the spotlight on the growing role of the police force as well as a capability that has been the subject of recent controversy. This week, the [...]
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Philippines irked by Facebook’s choice of fact-checkers

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque on Monday lauded efforts by Facebook to prevent the spread of fake news, but slammed its choice of [...]
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European socialists’ party condemns Philippines’ deportation of official

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Party of European Socialists denounced what it called the “unjustified” detention and deportation of its official who has criticised President Rodrigo [...]
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Confusion, blame game fuels Philippines vaccine scandal

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Melinda Colite shakes with rage as she clutches a photo of her grandson, who she says died after getting the anti-dengue fever vaccine at the heart of a bitter scandal in the [...]
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Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official for criticising Duterte

Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official for criticising Duterte

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticised President Rodrigo [...]
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EU political party official expelled from the Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Party of European Socialists representative told he was blacklisted due to ‘illegal political activities.’ An official from the Party of European Socialists (PES) [...]
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It’s officially summer in the Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

It is that time of the year when people love to take it easy and go on vacations. But for dogs, this can be a rather challenging and difficult time. Recently, a number of [...]
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Calls for Netflix to cancel series promoting Philippines’ drug killings

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Greenleft | 6:00 AM

The Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) and the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) have called on Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to demand the [...]
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5.4-magnitude earthquake rocks northern Philippines

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hit Cagayan province in northern Philippine main Luzon island on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) [...]
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China Won’t Solve Philippine’s Growing Corruption Problem

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is teaming up with the wrong partner to fight the country’s growing corruption problemChina, a country with a big corruption [...]
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Uber Shuts Down In the Philippines As It Prepares To Exit South East Asia

17-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes Middleeast | 6:00 AM

Ride sharing firm Uber has started to shut down its operations in the Philippines as part of its stake sale in local rival Grab. Users reported receiving emails from Uber [...]
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Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

This week, a Japanese destroyer docked in the Philippines for a weekend goodwill visit. Though the visit itself was a routine development in bilateral ties, its timing amid a [...]
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GEG may still build casino in the Philippines – but not in Boracay

16-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Calvinayre | 6:00 AM

With the idyllic resort island of Boracay now off-limits to casinos, Macau-based casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) still has 7,640 islands to choose from for [...]
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