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SBMA eyes 100-km Manila-Subic expressway, rail line

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is drawing up a plan with the Department of Transportation for a P100 billion elevated expressway-railway from the Port of Subic [...]
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Philippines won’t ‘deviate from’ arbitration ruling on China: minister

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said on Monday it will not “deviate from” an international tribunal ruling that rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Sea but [...]
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Duterte: Philippines willing to share any oil with China

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his country is willing to share oil resources with China in part of the South China Sea where their claims overlap, [...]
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‘Philippines not deviating from arbitral court ruling on SCS’

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will not “deviate” from an international tribunal’s ruling that rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Sea, but Manila [...]
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Debate over Duterte’s confession

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The confession by the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte that he personally shot dead three men while mayor of Davao set off a flurry of debate last week. The Los Angeles [...]
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Philippines to experience longest night on Wednesday

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The Northern Hemisphere, which includes the Philippines, will experience on Wednesday, December 21, its longest night and shortest day this year. “That is when the 2016 [...]
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Duterte painkiller use draws concern in Philippines

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission that he used a powerful painkiller has prompted concern about his health, with lawmakers urging him Sunday to undergo a [...]
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Roque urges PH to file protest against US, China

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque said the government should file protests against China and the United States after a maritime incident involving the seizure of an [...]
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‘Regional trade pacts more beneficial to Philippines’

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Business Mirror | 6:00 AM

AFTER President Duterte thumbed down the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the Philippines will rely more on Asean and [...]
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Migrant worker protest gets cold reception from Philippines office

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Members of several groups dedicated to migrant workers’ rights protested outside the Philippines’ representative office in Taipei on Sunday to ask for help in [...]
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No report of notorious ISIS fighter entering PH – AFP chief

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

There are doubts about the claims of the Indonesian Police that Bahrun Naim has left Syria for the Philippines. If true, it will be the first confirmation of direct links [...]
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Philippine Ex-President Marcos’ ‘hero’s burial’ serves a modern agenda

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seattle Globalist | 6:00 AM

For many in the United States, the name Marcos draws the image of Imelda and her closets of shoes, and her heyday with her late husband, Ferdinand, the ousted president who [...]
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Philippines’ 2017 electronics exports seen rising ‘modest’ 5-6 pct

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ electronics exports will likely increase 5-6 percent next year, supported by robust demand for gadgets and internet-connected equipment, a group [...]
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has Been Accused of Abusing Fentanyl

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Amidst international concern for the numbers of drug users, dealers, and innocent bystanders being summarily executed in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has [...]
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Philippines taps China-backed AIIB to fix infrastructure

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has tapped a China-backed multilateral lender to help fund his government’s “unprecedented infrastructure buildup”, the [...]
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