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Philippine army: ‘Abu Sayyaf’ attacks S Korean ship

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The captain and one crew member of a South Korean cargo ship have been abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf fighters in the southern Philippines, according to military officials. [...]
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Duterte causes Philippine foreign policy confusion

Duterte causes Philippine foreign policy confusion

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s shock “separation” from the United States has thrown Philippine foreign policy into confusion, with the Americans saying they [...]
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Duterte comes home from ‘productive’ China trip

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte came home late Friday night from his four-day state visit to China, which he said turned out to be “productive.” At a televised news [...]
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Philippine president says he won’t sever ties with US

Philippine president says he won’t sever ties with US

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the US, adding [...]
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Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the [...]
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China Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 Billion

China Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 Billion

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will bring home $24 billion worth of funding and investment pledges from his four-day visit to China as both nations agreed to resume [...]
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The Philippines Just Blew Up Obama’s Asia Pivot

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Does anyone remember President Barack Obama’s pivot to Asia? The plan was to focus diplomatic and military assets in East Asia to contain a rising China. It was one of [...]
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Philippines ‘Separation’ From US Jilts Hillary Clinton, Too

Philippines ‘Separation’ From US Jilts Hillary Clinton, Too

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

When the Philippines appeared to jilt its old ally the United States in favour of China this week, it repudiated not only President Obama and his “pivot” to Asia, [...]
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Philippines, China won’t use force in sea dispute

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and China have agreed to shun threats or force in dealing with the South China Sea dispute and to hold “friendly consultations and negotiations” [...]
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US wants Duterte’s ‘separation’ pledge clarified

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

United States officials are seeking clarification on President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that about “separation” from the US, which they said is creating [...]
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Heightened volatility but it’s business as usual in the Philippines

24-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

While uncertainty in the Philippines has increased since the arrival of President Rodrigo Duterte, leaders in the Philippine business community appear to be relatively [...]
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In Philippine drug war, a family struggles to stay safe

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The bodies terrified Betchie Salvador, because she always knew her husband could be next. They had begun turning up in cities all over the Philippines ever since President [...]
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WWII veteran returns to mark 72nd anniversary of battle for Philippines

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

There are fresh calls for greater recognition for Australians who fought in the Philippines during one of the world’s largest naval battles, as one of its sailors [...]
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Vox Sentences: The Philippines tries to form an Axis of Deplorables

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered [...]
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Nine police officers in Philippines fired over violent US military protest

22-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

At least nine police officers in the Philippines have been fired following a violent clash with protesters in front of the US Embassy in Manila. Most of the officers who were [...]
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