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Frustrated in the Philippines

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One of the first things Rodrigo Duterte’s economics team did in September, three months after the drugs-busting former city mayor became president of the Philippines, [...]
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Duterte offers authoritarianism as Philippine panacea

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three turbulent decades after the Philippines shed dictatorship, President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a return to authoritarian rule as a solution to all the problems [...]
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Man seeks justice for wife shot 28 times in Philippines

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A man whose lawyer wife was gunned down on a busy Philippines street is seeking to meet with top-ranking officials to try to bring her killers to justice. Mia [...]
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Palace to NYT: Why zero in on Philippines?

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The attention given by The New York Times to the Philippines’ war on drugs is “curious,” Malacanang said yesterday, as it wondered why the newspaper is [...]
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US ready to provide more military equipment, assistance to Philippines

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

Malacanang on Tuesday said that the United States has expressed its understanding of the Philippine situation as well as its readiness to provide more military support. [...]
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Small planes for PH Navy signal Japan’s growing security role

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country’s relations with Japan very crucial The small hand-me-down patrol planes from the [...]
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Hungarian firms licensed to export meat to Philippines

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | BBJ | 6:00 AM

Three Hungarian companies have been awarded licenses to export meat to the Philippines, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said in Manila on Tuesday, [...]
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MPIC named best managed company in the Philippines

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

FinanceAsia revealed on its Web site the results of its “Asia’s Best Managed Companies 2017″ survey that showed MPIC topping the Philippine list, ahead of [...]
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Philippines raises P70B from retail bonds at 4.25pct

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) on Tuesday said it raised P70 billion from Retail Treasury Bonds (RTBs), more than double the P30 billion it was initially selling. Data [...]
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Philippines: Arrest order issued for death squad whistle blower

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Judge orders arrest of Matobato and Sonny Custodio for the 2002 abduction and murder of businessperson Sali Makdum A warrant has been issued by a Davao City court for the [...]
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Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea

Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila’s [...]
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Philippines: Suspect in fatal Sulu grenade attack dies

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

A suspect believed to have thrown a grenade that killed four people in the Philippines’ majority Muslim south has died in hospital of injuries inflicted by an angry [...]
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Dominguez urges Canberra to lift import restrictions on PH bananas

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III is urging Canberra to lift its longstanding restrictions on Philippine-grown bananas. Dominguez, who was the agriculture secretary [...]
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A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?

A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Foreign minister Julie Bishop joins a growing list of officials highlighting the threat. Over the weekend, Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop made [...]
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EU summons Filipino envoy to explain Duterte tirade

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The European Union on Monday summoned a Philippine envoy to explain an expletive-laden tirade by President Rodrigo Duterte, who threatened to hang EU officials for opposing [...]
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