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CHR probe to determine if protocols were enforced in using extreme force

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it has conducted an investigation on the police raid that led to the killing of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog and 14 others [...]
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In Philippines, Doubts About Police Raid That Killed a Mayor

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Critics of the Philippine government are raising doubts about a weekend police operation that left 15 people dead, including a mayor accused of drug trafficking by President [...]
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Singapore delegation in Philippines to explore business opportunities

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A delegation of local business representatives is in the Philippines to scout out opportunities in a market that is generating growing interest among Singapore companies. The [...]
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Philippine police watching Muslim hitmen ahead of international gathering

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces are monitoring a group of former Maoist assassins who joined Islamist militants as a possible threat to this week’s 50th anniversary meeting [...]
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Standard Chartered cuts Philippine GDP forecast Rappler

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The bank slashes its forecast to reflect the disappointing GDP expansion in the 1st quarter of the year, which was largely due to weak investment growth Standard Chartered [...]
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President Duterte still trusts BOC Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte still trusts Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. This, after some lawmakers called for the resignation of the Customs official because [...]
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Philippine priest arrested on child sex charges: church

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested on child sex charges after he was allegedly caught with a 13-year-old girl procured from a pimp, a Philippine church official said [...]
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Philippine police watching Muslim hitmen ahead of international gathering

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces are monitoring a group of former Maoist assassins who joined Islamist militants as a possible threat to this week’s 50th anniversary meeting [...]
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Philippines Vows to Defend Its Outsourcing Empire

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ $23 billion outsourcing empire is facing mounting risks: China is rising quickly as a competitor, the government wants to cut some incentives and a [...]
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Duterte’s brutal drug war: Philippine mayor and more than a dozen others killed by police

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine police fatally shot more than a dozen people, including a mayor whom President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to the drug trade, during an early morning raid [...]
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Philippine mayor linked to illegal drug trade killed in police raid

Philippine mayor linked to illegal drug trade killed in police raid

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A southern Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of top drug suspects was killed during a pre-dawn raid at his home on Mindanao island, police said on [...]
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Ozamiz mayor, 14 others killed in police raids

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., the man tagged in Kuratong Baleleng-led crimes, smuggling and drug trafficking, met a violent death before dawn yesterday as police [...]
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Kiwi killed in Philippines was embroiled in government dispute

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

The New Zealander shot dead in the Philippines last week, Simon Rawlinson, was embroiled in a dispute with local government figures, according to local news sources. The [...]
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Communist Leader Joma: Duterte is ‘No.1 Addict’ in Philippines

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Telesurtv | 6:00 AM

“He is crazed by power and Fentanyl,” Jose Maria Sison said of President Duterte just hours before a police raid killed a mayor and 11 others. Exiled Communist [...]
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Emboldened Vietnam And Philippines Risk Escalating Conflict Again With China Over South China Sea

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Frontera News | 6:00 AM

Pushing back in the South China Sea Through their actions both Vietnam and the Philippines have challenged China’s claims to parts of the South China Sea. Vietnam has [...]
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