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Philippines: Armed Forces Kill 9 Communist Guerrillas

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Telesurtv | 6:00 AM

The killings took place in the remote Nueva Ecija province, located some 220 kilometers north of Manila. Philippine soldiers have killed nine guerrilla fighters who were [...]
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US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A fresh counterterrorism exercise is yet another sign of the progress being made in defense ties in the Duterte era. Last Friday, the US Embassy in Manila disclosed that the [...]
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Philippines delays environment minister nomination approval over mining woes

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Mining | 6:00 AM

On Wednesday, Philippine lawmakers deferred their expected appointment confirmation of the country’s environment and natural resources minister Roy Cimatu amid [...]
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Philippine troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clash

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine troops killed nine communist guerrillas in a clash in a northern province on Wednesday and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups [...]
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Groups, schools to protest on martial law anniversary

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

With the 45th anniversary of former President Ferdinand Marcos’ declaration of martial law on Thursday, several groups are preparing for their demonstrations on the [...]
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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte orders police to kill eldest son, Paolo, if drug smuggling ‘rumours’ are true

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says he has ordered police to kill his eldest son if they can prove he is involved in smuggling or drug trafficking. “My orders are [...]
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‘Checkmate ka na,’ Trillanes tells Duterte

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said it’s a checkmate for President Rodrigo Duterte after the senator was able to prove that the Singapore bank accounts the chief executive [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte facing ‘Hunger Games’ protests

Philippines’ Duterte facing ‘Hunger Games’ protests

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Critics of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have adopted the three-finger salute from the hit “Hunger Games” films as a sign of resistance against his rule [...]
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Where is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernisation?

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A look at where the institution features in the Duterte administration’s plans. Not unlike some other neighbouring Southeast Asian states, the Philippines has been [...]
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Philippines to explain drug war before UN

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will raise the government’s war on drugs and campaign against criminality during his address to the United Nations on [...]
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Actress goes solo to push for end to Philippines drug war

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mae Paner is a policeman-turned-assassin, a widowed Zumba dancer, a photojournalist and an orphaned child. They are all characters in her new one-woman show against a bloody [...]
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Philippines’ President Openly Insults Human Rights Official By Asking ‘Are you gay or a pedophile?’

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Next Shark | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte is now questioning the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Chito Gascon’s true motives as well as his [...]
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Philippine embassy in Mexico damaged by quake Malacanang

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

No Filipino casualties have been reported so far, says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella There are no reports yet of any Filipino casualty in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake [...]
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US defers delivery of firearms to Philippines

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Delivery put on hold due to alleged extrajudicial killings, human rights violations from President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war ZAMBOANGA CITY The United States has [...]
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Philippines: More Abu Sayyaf members surrender in south

21-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Three more members of the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group have surrendered to government troops in the nation’s troubled southern region, bringing the total number to [...]
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