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Duterte to be sworn in as Philippine president, launch crime war

Duterte to be sworn in as Philippine president, launch crime war

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Authoritarian firebrand Rodrigo Duterte takes office as Philippine president Thursday, promising a ruthless and deeply controversial war on crime as the chief focus of his [...]
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Peppermint surges on Philippines licence

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Shares in mobile banking, payments and remittance technology company Peppermint Innovation rose by more than 30 percent on the ASX yesterday, after receiving a remittance [...]
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Cambodia criticises arbitration filed by Philippines

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s ruling party has spoken out against the arbitration court’s upcoming decision over the South China Sea issue. The party’s President and prime [...]
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Twin roadside bombings injure 1 in south Philippines

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

One person was injured after two roadside bombs exploded minutes apart Wednesday in the troubled southern Philippines. The Mindanews website reported that a man riding a [...]
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Muslim ex-rebels in Philippines agree on common roadmap

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

MNLF, MILF chairmen sign communique aimed at ‘harmonising’ separate peace overtures with government of President-elect Duterte Leaders of two former Muslim rebel [...]
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Philippines: Peace talks with leftist rebels continue

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Philippines communist rebel leaders have announced the resumption of formal peace talks with the incoming government, with negotiations set for Oslo in the third or fourth [...]
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Jica completes development plan for Philippines’ Bangsamoro region

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A development plan for the proposed Bangsamoro region in the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao has been completed despite a setback in the government’s [...]
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New Philippine president Duterte warns of rough ride

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Authoritarian firebrand Rodrigo Duterte warned of a “rough ride” after being sworn in as the Philippines’ president on Thursday, promising a relentless war [...]
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Duterte, ‘the punisher’, sworn in as Philippines’ president

Duterte, ‘the punisher’, sworn in as Philippines’ president

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the Philippines’ 16th president on Thursday, capping an unlikely journey for a provincial city mayor whose brash man-of-the-people style [...]
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A maverick Duterte takes office as new Philippine president

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energise the country but others fearing he could undercut one [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte a controversial anti-establishment firebrand

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

To his critics, Rodrigo Duterte is a foul-mouthed, serial adulterer fixated on killing criminals. But the millions who voted for the new Philippine leader see him an [...]
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Quotes of acid-tongued Philippine president Duterte

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte, who was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, is known for an acid tongue. On the campaign trail he made international headlines with inflammatory [...]
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Arbitration panel to rule July 12 in South China Sea dispute

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Permanent Court of Arbitration said Wednesday it will deliver an eagerly awaited ruling on July 12 in a case filed by the Philippines contesting Beijing’s sweeping [...]
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Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with some hoping his maverick style will energise the country but others fearing he will undercut one [...]
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Philippines’ new vice president sworn into office

Philippines’ new vice president sworn into office

01-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ new vice president Leni Robredo was sworn into office Thursday with a promise to bring prosperity to Filipinos on the fringes of society. The [...]
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