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Official says foreign terrorists training in Philippines

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Philippine Star | 6:00 AM

Up to 10 foreigners are training with local terrorist groups before joining the Islamic State extremists in Syria, Philippine National Police chief director general Ronald [...]
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill mayors and officials involved in drug trade

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Mvariety | 6:00 AM

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to confront and if necessary kill any local officials who are involved in the country’s illegal drug trade, it has [...]
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Nickelodeon to build Philippine underwater theme park

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

American children’s television network Nickelodeon has announced it will build an underwater resort and theme park on an island known as the Philippines’ last [...]
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Sen. Leila de Lima to ask Supreme Court to bar Duterte from threatening her

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Sen. Leila de Lima is planning to appeal to the Supreme Court, through a Writ of Amparo, to bar Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and his camp from threatening her. The Writ of Amparo, [...]
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Who Could Be Next in Line as Duterte’s Central Bank Chief?

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Amando Tetangco’s term as governor of the Philippine central bank will expire on July 2 and he hasn’t disclosed yet if he’ll accept an offer from President [...]
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Philippines: Millions join Black Nazarene procession

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

About a million and a half barefoot Philippine devotees praying for miracles joined a procession on Monday for a black statue of Jesus Christ being paraded through the old [...]
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Philippines: Devotees jostle for 22 hours to touch Black Nazarene

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Wailing worshippers crammed the hot streets of the Philippines’ capital for 22 hours Monday as they fought to make contact with a holy statue believed to grant [...]
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Suspected pirates raid fishing boat, kill 8 in hail of bullets

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Eight Filipino fishermen were fatally shot by at least five suspected pirates who boarded their boat in the southern Philippines, officials said Tuesday. Seven other [...]
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Duterte swears in 200 appointees, warns against corruption

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Stressing his intolerance for corruption, President Duterte on Monday administered the oath of more than 200 appointees to various government posts. It was the first speech [...]
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Philippines car sales soar 24.6pct in 2016

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Toyota, Mitsubishi set to begin local production to tap fast-growing market New car sales in the Philippines peaked last year, as the entry of new models spurred more auto [...]
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Huge crowds stage frenzied Catholic procession in Philippines

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Masses of Catholic devotees in the Philippine capital braved sizzling weather and terrorist fears on Monday in a frenzied bid to touch a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ [...]
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Suspected pirates kill 8 fisherman in Philippines south

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Eight fishermen have been killed in an attack by suspected pirates off troubled southern Mindanao island, according to the Philippines’ military Tuesday. Maj. Filemon [...]
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Duterte imposes his formula on the Philippines

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Davao City – Rodrigo Duterte has kept his word. “Forget the laws on human rights,” he declared in May at his final presidential campaign rally in Manila. [...]
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Duterte’s ‘War on Drugs’ in the Philippines: By the Numbers

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A closer look at how a controversial campaign is faring thus far. The Philippine police has released some statistics confirming the extensive reach of the government’s [...]
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Move over Washington, Moscow is coming to the Philippines

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

THE election of President Rodrigo Duterte has brought a geopolitical shift to the Philippines. No longer is the United States influencing the region as it once did, leaving [...]
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