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Duterte Opposes Gay Marriage in Philippines, Reversing Campaign Pledge

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will not legalise same-sex marriage anytime soon, President Rodrigo Duterte has said, reversing a campaign promise in which he pledged to support legislation [...]
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Philippine president swears at European MPs over death penalty criticism

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

The Philippine goodwill delegation led by President Duterte was cordially welcomed at the international airport by Union ministers Dr Pe Myint, Dr Aung Thu, deputy ministers [...]
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Philippines donates $300000 for Burma minority

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Duterte handed over yesterday to Myanmar the Philippines’ $300,000 contribution to humanitarian efforts to Rakhine State where a team of United Nations [...]
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Philippine President Duterte visits Burma

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Duterte arrived for a two-day visit to Myanmar, landing at the international airport of Nay Pyi Taw, by flight on March 19. The Philippine goodwill [...]
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Duterte against same-sex marriage in Philippines

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte stressed on Sunday that marriage in the Philippines is between a man and a woman as he criticised supposed attempts in the west to blur the lines [...]
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Germany joins clamor against Philippines’ bloody war on drugs

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Germany joined a growing list of countries and groups expressing concern over the antidrug campaign of the Philippine government which, to the international community, was [...]
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Philippines VP faces impeachment complaint for criticising drugs war

22-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A lawyer for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Monday filed an impeachment complaint against Philippine vice President Leni Robredo for her strong criticism of the [...]
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Philippines rejects European Parliament’s call on senator

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

The administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday rejected a call by the European Parliament for the release of Sen. Leila de Lima, a leading critic of the [...]
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EU condemns ‘fabricated’ charges against jailed accuser of Philippines president

EU condemns ‘fabricated’ charges against jailed accuser of Philippines president

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The European parliament has condemned the Philippines for arresting President Rodrigo Duterte’s highest-profile critic, a senator who has led the charge against the [...]
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President Duterte not alarmed by impeachment complaint against him

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has flown out of the country for an official visit to Myanmar and Thailand. This is part of the Philippines’ preparation for the Asean Summit [...]
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Duterte lashes out anew at EU, top critics

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte arrived before sunset in Pyi Taw, Myanmar for his official visit in the country. After being welcomed by several Myanmar officials, the President [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte calls European critics ‘crazies’

Philippines’ Duterte calls European critics ‘crazies’

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

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has described European lawmakers as “crazies” in a salty-tongued rebuttal of criticism of his deadly drug war, while vowing [...]
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Carpio cautions Duterte on statements about West Philippine Sea

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio reminded President Rodrigo Duterte to avoid any statement or declaration that expressly or impliedly waives Philippine [...]
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Duterte to EU: Stop meddling in Philippine affairs

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte once again hit back at the European Union (EU) for meddling with the issues of the Philippines. “Why are you trying to impose on us?” he [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte calls Obama ‘idiot,’ thinks Trump would endorse his war on drugs

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has once again insulted former US leader Barack Obama, calling him an “idiot” for his approach to negotiations with his [...]
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