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Duterte Says He Can Be 50 Times More Brutal Than Terrorists

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine president has warned that he can be 50 times more brutal than Muslim extremists, saying he’d even eat them if they’re captured alive by troops. [...]
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Trump Trade Policies Still Unclear, Says Philippine Central Bank Chief

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine central bank governor Amando Tetangco said the outlook for economic growth continues to brighten, though there are uncertainties such as concerns about US [...]
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Abu Sayyaf beheads kidnapped Philippine soldier

Abu Sayyaf beheads kidnapped Philippine soldier

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters news agency | 6:00 AM

A Filipino soldier kidnapped last week in the southern Philippines by Abu Sayyaf fighters was found beheaded hours after government troops killed three more members of the [...]
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Terrorists killed in Philippines gun battle as security steps up amid Asean trade talks

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

At least four militants from Philippines terrorist group Abu Sayyaf have been killed in a gun battle with security forces close to where Association of South-East Asian [...]
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China’s Navy harassed PH fishers, says lawmaker

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

It was China’s Navy and not its Coast Guard that fired shots to drive away Filipino fishermen from Union Banks in the heavily disputed Spratly archipelago on April 9, [...]
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Philippine president says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Sunday that he could be “50 times” more brutal than Muslim militants who stage beheadings and said he could even [...]
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Growth outlook keeps improving, says Philippines central bank chief

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Gulf-Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippine central bank governor Amando Tetangco said the outlook for economic growth continues to brighten, though there are uncertainties such as concerns about US [...]
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Del Rosario urges government to assert Asean leadership

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday underscored the Philippines’ opportunity to assert effective leadership as this year’s chair of the [...]
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Asean: Maximum security, minimum hassle for Metro Manila

25-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

For the 30th Asean Summit in Manila, road closures will be kept to a minimum, while commercial flights will largely remain unaffected, says security officials With over 2,000 [...]
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Philippine defence chief visits disputed Spratly island

Philippine defence chief visits disputed Spratly island

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana flew to a disputed South China Sea island on Friday, brushing off a challenge by the Chinese military while asserting [...]
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Philippines Slammed for Senator’s Politically Motivated Prosecution

Philippines Slammed for Senator’s Politically Motivated Prosecution

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Hrw | 6:00 AM

An international monitoring organisation for the rights of elected lawmakers issued a scathing report on Friday, accusing the Philippine government of pursuing politically [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte tours Russian warship

Philippines’ Duterte tours Russian warship

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte toured a visiting Russian warship on Friday for the second time in barely four months as he highlighted his growing closeness to Moscow. [...]
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Chinese challenge Philippines defense chief’s plane

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A military aircraft flying Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Armed Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Ano over the West Philippine Sea received a warning yesterday from Chinese [...]
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Philippines, Russia to forge defense cooperation deal

Philippines, Russia to forge defense cooperation deal

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Russia are expected to forge a defense cooperation agreement during President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Moscow next month, his national security [...]
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China Allegedly Shot At Philippine Fishermen, Challenged Defense Secretary: Hit Back Hard

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

On Friday, Philippine fishermen alleged that China Coast Guard (CCG) shot at them multiple times, to the point where they had to hide, and then cut anchor to hastily beat a [...]
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