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Duterte’s US Rants Rooted in Battle Against Manila Elite

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Decades before Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte began ranting about US imperialism, he routinely blasted another conquering power closer to home: Manila. Duterte’s [...]
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Philippine Billionaire Merges Airlines to Boost Investor Appeal

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine tycoon Lucio Tan will consolidate his airline ventures as he focuses on expanding his flagship PAL Holdings Inc. and increase its appeal to potential buyers. PAL [...]
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Does the Philippines need new laws to ensure responsible mining?

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

An analysis on the government’s mining laws and policies There is a general recognition that mining is a necessary component of economic growth in the Philippines. [...]
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The Punisher Rodrigo Duterte now has death wish for human rights advocates

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

THE world’s most straight-talking leader Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has gravely warned human rights campaigners to stop interfering in his war on [...]
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Duterte: We don’t get anything from Martial Law

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed speculations of another Martial Law under his administration, saying, “it will not really improve the lives of the Filipino [...]
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No plans to declare martial law

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

In the wake of recent talks about the possibility of another martial law, President Rodrigo Duterte settled the matter on Thursday by saying that placing the country under [...]
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Philippines raises terror alert after foiled Manila bomb plot

Philippines raises terror alert after foiled Manila bomb plot

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

The Philippines has raised its terror alert to its highest level after police said they had discovered a plot by Islamic State-linked militants to attack a park, following a [...]
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Commentary: The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ vigilante president

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

often covered in black plastic tape. Sometimes there are signs of torture. Usually, they have been shot in the head. Few bother police – they are usually suspected of [...]
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With Rodrigo Duterte at helm, US’s strategic ally Philippines suffers ‘American fatigue’

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Financial Express | 6:00 AM

It was the Cold War situation of the 1940s and 1950s that necessitated American bases, which buoyed the Filipino coffers. But as the Cold War fizzled to an end, so did the [...]
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Terrorist threats may suspend Masses in Philippines capital

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Catholic News Agency | 6:00 AM

An uptick in terrorist activity may cause Masses and other liturgical celebrations to be suspended in the capital city of Manila, Philippines, the country’s [...]
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PNP raises terror alert level 3 nationwide

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Manila Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has raised terror alert “level three” all over the country following the foiled bomb attack near the US Embassy on Roxas [...]
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Philippines detains two for bomb attempt near US embassy

Philippines detains two for bomb attempt near US embassy

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

Philippine police have detained two men for an attempted bombing this week near the US embassy that has been blamed on Islamic State sympathisers, an official said Wednesday. [...]
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Killed members of Maute terror group now at 61

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has recorded that 61 members of the Maute terror group, and 12 wounded bandits in Butig, Lanao del Sur. The military also said that 80 [...]
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Duterte to Muslims: Help me bring peace to Mindanao

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

Not even an ambush on his security men which raised concerns over his own safety could make the Commander-in-Chief call off his trip Wednesday to a war zone. In fact, [...]
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Philippines PMI down to 56.3 in November

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index, or PMI, fell to 56.3 in November from 56.5 in October. A reading above 50 indicates economic expansion, [...]
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