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Plunder complaint is filed against Philippines’ presidential front-runner Duterte

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

A Philippine senator has filed a corruption complaint against the front runner in the country’s presidential race, alleging he charged salaries for 11,000 nonexistent [...]
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Mad Max Meets Trump? Meet the Man Leading the Philippine Presidential Race

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In a year of global anti-establishment politics, Philippine voters appear ready for a renegade president: Self-confessed killer Rodrigo Duterte, a 71 year-old Viagra-chomping [...]
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Duterte bares 2014 bank account balance

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

In the face of accusations of ill-gotten wealth, presidential frontrunner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte yesterday revealed the contents of his bank accounts, disputing [...]
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Philippines Shows Presidential Support Via 7-11 Big Gulps

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Tru News | 6:00 AM

Customers in the Philippines are casting their votes through sodas and sandwiches in mock polls ahead of the national elections. At a convenience store chain 7-Eleven, [...]
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Philippines: Latest survey predicts Rodrigo Duterte will win presidency

06-May-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

With just days left for the election to choose Philippines’ next president, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has kept his clear lead over closest rival Senator Grace [...]
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Duterte well ahead in opinion poll before Philippine presidential election

06-May-2016 Intellasia | The World Weekly | 6:00 AM

The controversial mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, has maintained a double-digit lead in opinion polls for the Philippine presidential election on May 9, the latest opinion [...]
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Jail no barrier to political career in Philippines

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Walking off stage after a rock star-like performance and rapturous crowd reaction, Sajid Ampatuan oozes confidence that he will be elected mayor of a southern Philippine town [...]
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EconomyPhilippines consumer inflation static in April

06-May-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Don’t call it a rebound. Consumer inflation in the Philippines rose 1.1 per cent year-on-year in April, coming in 0.1 percentage points below economists’ [...]
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Philippines faces crossroads in May presidential elections

06-May-2016 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

In coming days, the Philippines will elect a new president. Arguably, the forthcoming elections scheduled for Monday, May 9, are the country’s most consequential in [...]
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‘Bongbong’, the son, leads Marcos revival in the Philippines

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For the son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, winning the vice presidency in next week’s election is as much about restoring his family’s [...]
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Philippine militants threaten hostages in video warning

05-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Islamic militants in the Philippines issued a fresh warning Tuesday threatening to harm three hostages, just over a week after they beheaded a captive. The trio – from [...]
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Philippine economy ready for any president

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Inheriting a strong balance sheet and investment grade ratings, the economy will continue to rise among neighbours, local businesspeople and industry leaders say If [...]
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Philippine presidential favourite causing market jitters

05-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte, seen during a campaign rally in Manila on April 23, 2016 Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte’s vague [...]
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Japan to Provide Military Aircraft to Philippines

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Defensenews | 6:00 AM

Japan will lease military aircraft to the Philippines in another sign of deepening security ties between the two former foes to counter Beijing’s increasing regional [...]
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Philippines militants threaten lives of three more hostages after beheading

Philippines militants threaten lives of three more hostages after beheading

05-May-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Video shows captives from Canada, Norway and the Philippines begging governments to listen to demands of Abu Sayyaf fighters after Canadian’s death Militants have [...]
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