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Philippine Rebels to Discuss Peace Talks With New government

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine communist rebels said Thursday that long-stalled peace talks could be resumed with the government of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte as early as July, and that [...]
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Philippine president-elect dares media to boycott him

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte blasted media groups on Thursday for condemning his earlier comments that appeared to justify the killing of journalists if they [...]
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Philippine rebels, new government to discuss peace talks

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Philippine communist rebels said Thursday that long-stalled peace talks could be resumed with the government of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte as early as July, and that [...]
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Korean ambassador visits Duterte, vows equipment donation to PNP

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘We will provide equipment like patrol cars and motorbikes worth $6.6 million. This is a donation,’ says Ambassador Kim Jae-shin. Korean Ambassador Kim Jae-shin [...]
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Defense Secretary Carter: US-Philippines relationship stable

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Salon | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the American alliance with the Philippines remains “ironclad” following the election of a new Philippines president [...]
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US expects to continue strong Philippines alliance despite Duterte signal

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States expects to maintain its strong security relationship with the Philippines, including a recent accord on the rotational stationing of US forces, US officials [...]
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Philippines Revokes Remittance License After Bank Heist Probe

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines revoked the license of Philrem Service Corp., the remittance company linked to the $81 million transfer of stolen funds from the Bangladesh central bank, the [...]
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Outrage after Duterte justifies Philippine journalists’ murders

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Media groups expressed outrage Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite [...]
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Loose Fiscal Policy Awaits Philippines as Duterte Plans Tax Cuts

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The incoming administration of Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte signaled its willingness for looser fiscal policy and higher borrowing as it seeks to ramp up [...]
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Philippines won’t be ‘lackey’ to anyone: incoming foreign minister

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will not distance itself from its long-time security ally, the United States, but neither will it be a lackey to any foreign power, incoming Foreign minister [...]
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China Hopes Philippines Choose Dialogue On Sea Dispute

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | China Christian Daily | 6:00 AM

China spokesperson said on Wednesday that the country hopes the Philippine’s new government under newly-elected president Rodrigo Duterte can return to dialogue with [...]
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1.8 million abandoned children: A cautionary tale from the Philippines on contraception access

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

To the editor: Kudos to The Times for covering the horror of the Philippines’ 1.8 million abandoned children, many of whom live in squalid and unsafe conditions, hoping [...]
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Philippines cancels license of remittance firm after Bangladesh heist probe

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine central bank said on Wednesday it had revoked the license of a remittance company that anti-money laundering investigators said was used to transfer some of [...]
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President-elect sends wrong signal on impunity in the Philippines

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Cpj.org | 6:00 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists strongly condemns Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s comments during a press conference justifying the killing of [...]
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SWIFT attackers’ malware linked to Philippines bank attack and Sony hack

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Scmagazine | 6:00 AM

Symantec researchers linked a cyber attack on a Philippines bank to the group that stole $81 million from the Bangladesh Central Bank and to the 2014 Sony hack. The malware [...]
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