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Philippine communist rebels welcome Cabinet post offer

20-May-2016 Intellasia | Charlotte Observer | 6:00 AM

Communist rebel leaders welcomed on Wednesday a possible offer from the Philippines’ presumptive president-elect of four Cabinet posts, raising the prospect of a [...]
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Noy: It’s a great honor to serve my bosses

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

It is a great honor to serve the Filipino people and leave behind a better Philippines, President Aquino said yesterday. Speaking in public for the first time since the May 9 [...]
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The Philippines’ Death Squad-Loving New President Has Some Surprisingly Progressive Plans

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

Rodrigo Duterte rode to victory in last week’s Philippine presidential elections on a campaign that included jokes about rape and his own penis, misogynist boasts, and [...]
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What Rodrigo Duterte’s win in the Philippine elections means for Russia

20-May-2016 Intellasia | RBTH | 6:00 AM

The results of a recent election in the Philippines might bring significant changes to the country’s domestic and foreign policies. This, in turn, could provide an [...]
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Duterte tells Obama Philippines might go for bilateral negotiation with China

Duterte tells Obama Philippines might go for bilateral negotiation with China

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

During a phone conversation, Tuesday night, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte told United States President Barack Obama that his administration might go for bilateral [...]
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Duterte’s vow to kill 100000 criminals revives spectre of death squads

20-May-2016 Intellasia | The New York Times | 6:00 AM

The police warned 14-year-old Bobby Alia that there would be consequences after he was accused of stealing a mobile phone in November 2003, said the boy’s mother. A few [...]
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Philippine GDP Growth Tops China as Election Spending Climbs

20-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy grew faster than most other nations in Asia in the first quarter, spurred by spending ahead of the May elections. Gross domestic product increased 6.9 [...]
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Philippines detains 25 Chinese, 18 Vietnamese fishermen

Philippines detains 25 Chinese, 18 Vietnamese fishermen

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

Philippine anti-poaching patrols have detained two Chinese and three Vietnamese fishing vessels along with more than three dozen crew members in the extreme north of the [...]
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PH authorities nab suspected Chinese poachers off Batanes

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

Philippine authorities have seized two Chinese fishing vessels suspected of poaching in waters between Babuyan Island and Batanes province, the Bureau of Fisheries and [...]
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Philippine President-elect Vows to Improve Ties with China

19-May-2016 Intellasia | English.cri.cn | 6:00 AM

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has met with Chinese ambassador Zhao Jianhua, in hopes of enhancing bilateral relations. This comes after Duterte remarked on his [...]
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Philippine rebels to enter talks, name allies to Duterte cabinet

Philippine rebels to enter talks, name allies to Duterte cabinet

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

Philippine communist rebels waging one of Asia’s longest insurgencies said Wednesday they would enter into peace talks with president-elect Rodrigo Duterte and ask him [...]
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Director Mendoza holds up mirror to Philippines’ dark side

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

Acclaimed Philippine filmmaker Brillante Mendoza is back at Cannes this year with another gritty take on his homeland, this time exploring drugs, poverty and corruption [...]
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Punjabi community involved in money lending in Philippines braces for ‘crackdown’ by new President

19-May-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

The Punjabi community in the Philippines is officially about 50,000 but many more are suspected to have entered the country illegally. Member of the Sikh community involved [...]
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Obama congratulates Philippines president-elect Duterte

Obama congratulates Philippines president-elect Duterte

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

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday congratulated Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte on his landslide victory at the polls, hailing the country’s [...]
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Philippine VIPs fly south to Duterte’s new seat of power

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

Business tycoons, turncoat politicians, celebrities and rebel leaders are descending on the long-neglected far south of the Philippines, hoping to gain favour with the [...]
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