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Troops fire artillery at Islamic militants in Philippines

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Troops on Sunday (November 27) fired artillery at positions held by an Islamic militant faction in the southern Philippines as more soldiers deployed against the group, which [...]
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Timeline of deadly bomb attacks in Philippine capital

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police defused a bomb near the US embassy in the Philippine capital Monday, with authorities blaming militants who had declared allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group for [...]
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US shifts millions of dollars away from Philippines drug crackdown

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The United States has shifted millions of dollars in funding for Philippines law enforcement away from police drug control programmes since the start of the country’s [...]
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Why The Philippines Stands To Lose From Donald Trump’s Victory

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

On November 9, 2016, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emphatically congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the United States presidential elections. Duterte jokingly [...]
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PHL government renews commitment to open data

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 6:00 AM

The Duterte administration is keen on continuing its predecessors’ drive for data transparency in government, particularly in light of the country’s upcoming lead [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte calls Western threats of ICC indictment hypocritical

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at what he called “bullshit” Western threats to seek his indictment by the International Criminal Court [...]
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Russia, Philippines to negotiate on defense cooperation agreement

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

The Russian government has accepted the proposal of its Defense and Foreign Affairs ministries to negotiate a defense cooperation agreement between Russian Ministry of [...]
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Duterte’s presidency revives the threat of martial law in the Philippines

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

In late 1973, one year after Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, Amado Picardal distributed pamphlets at his university decrying the “death of [...]
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Philippine troops fire artillery at Islamic militants in south

Philippine troops fire artillery at Islamic militants in south

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Troops on Sunday fired artillery at positions held by an Islamic militant faction in the southern Philippines as more soldiers deployed against the group, which staged a [...]
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IMF to raise Philippine growth forecast

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is set to upgrade anew the economic growth projection for the country after a stronger-than-expected expansion in the third quarter. [...]
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Navy’s second SSV, BRP Davao Del Sur now 91pct completed

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Navy (PN)’s second strategic sealift vessel, the BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602), is now 91 percent complete and well in line to meet her May 2017 delivery [...]
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Philippines, Iran agree to expand bilateral relations

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Pia.gov.ph | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Iran have agreed to further expand their bilateral ties, beginning with establishing banking relations and renewing the strong economic cooperation [...]
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Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines: police

Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines: police

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the US embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said, with officials blaming Islamic militants for what they called [...]
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Manila police detonate improvised bomb near US Embassy

Manila police detonate improvised bomb near US Embassy

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Manila police detonated an improvised bomb found Monday in a trash bin near the US Embassy, snarling morning traffic after authorities closed a portion of a major boulevard [...]
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Poverty, despair breed new generation of Philippine rebels

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

In the late-night hours and amid the chirp of crickets, Katryn welcomed a huddle of exhausted Filipino journalists in cheerful spirits like she was home. [...]
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