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Philippines’ Duterte: I’ll bring back the death penalty

Philippines’ Duterte: I’ll bring back the death penalty

17-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines’ presumptive president, has said he wants to bring back the death penalty, and empower security forces to “shoot to kill” [...]
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Four dead as Philippine clans clash over election

Four dead as Philippine clans clash over election

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

Four people have been killed in clashes between rival political clans in the southern Philippines, authorities said Sunday, just days after a contentious election reinstated [...]
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Philippine communist rebels kill 3 soldiers: military

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

Communist guerrillas killed three Philippine soldiers in the first fatal clash since a newly-elected president offered to restart stalled peace talks, the military said [...]
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A new strongman in the Philippines

17-May-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

During his election campaign, Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines was often compared to Donald Trump. Like the Republican Party’s presumptive candidate, Duterte ran a [...]
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The Guardian view on elections in the Philippines: a leap into the unknown

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

The democracy that the Americans established in the Philippines after ousting the Spanish and crushing the local rebels was from the beginning a nursery for oligarchs. [...]
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Duterte, Marcos top in counting of overseas votes

17-May-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

Filipinos abroad who participated in the overseas absentee voting (OAV) have voted for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., as their president [...]
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Duterte, Marcos top overseas voting

17-May-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Sen.Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos were the top picks of overseas Filipino voters for president and vice president, [...]
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Philippine growth at 7.6pct in Q1 – ANZ Bank

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

The Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group Ltd sees the country’s economic growth exceeding seven percent in the first quarter due to election-related spending [...]
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President-elect Duterte invigorates the Philippines

17-May-2016 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte is reinvigorating financial markets in the Philippines with his transformation into a business-friendly leader. The peso is alone among Asian peers in gaining [...]
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Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte outlines crime-fighting, peace-building plans

16-May-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Controversial Philippines mayor Rodrigo Duterte is now millions of votes ahead in the country’s presidential elections, although there has been no formal announcement [...]
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Marcos fighting for future in Philippines’ vice president race

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

The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was fighting for his political future Friday after a cliffhanger vice presidential election contest against [...]
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Verizon Strike: Protesters Face Machine Guns In Philippines, Update and VIDEO

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Patch | 6:00 AM

A protest in the Philippines turned into a harrowing armed confrontation, union representatives say. Watch videos of the encounter here. When a group of union strikers set [...]
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Sun, Sea and ISIS: How Radical Insurgents Have Made the Southern Philippines a No-Go Zone

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Terrorism, kidnappings and beheadings have turned the southern Philippines the sort of place where hotel guests need to sign a waiver simply to go to the beach Gagay [...]
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Duterte: No extortion, no favours for kin, friends

16-May-2016 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

No kin, no friends. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte yesterday sternly warned his relatives and friends not to ever approach him for any favour when he assumes office as the 16th [...]
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Mysterious Blast in Philippines Fuels Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘Hatred’ of US

16-May-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For more than a decade, a mysterious explosion at the Evergreen Hotel in Davao City has been a footnote in the long, checkered history between the Philippines and its former [...]
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