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Social media being used to ruin democracies including Philippines

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

There is an increasing worldwide pattern of social media use to aid repressive regimes and undermine democracy, a digital diplomacy expert said Wednesday. Damien Spry, a [...]
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Philippines laments N Korea’s continued weapons use

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

The Philippine government called on North Korea to commit to making meaningful progress to resolving the tensions in the Korean Peninsula. Manila also lamented [...]
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Philippines best to lead in global disaster management UN

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

Being a disaster-prone country and for its efforts in making the country and people disaster-resilient, the Philippines is in the best position to be the global leader in [...]
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Philippines ‘on track’ to sell dollar bonds, may move yuan issue

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is “on track” to sell US dollar bonds at the start of 2018, while the planned sale of yuan-denominated debt may be moved to the first quarter, [...]
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UK to hire over 5000 nurses from India and Philippines

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | India.com | 6:00 AM

The UK’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) plans to hire over 5,000 nurses from India and the Philippines in a bid to plug acute staff shortages in the country. [...]
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Residents of Philippines mining town protest reopening of coal mine

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Ncronline | 6:00 AM

Residents of a central Philippine mining town have set up camp outside the Department of Environment and Natural Resources office in Manila to dramatise their opposition to [...]
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Eradicate drug scourge in Malaysia, the Duterte way

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The NHS is to hire 5,500 nurses from India and the Philippines in a desperate bid to plug staff shortages, health officials have said. The mass recruitment exercise follows [...]
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For nth time, Duterte vows to resign if…

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday offered to resign again if a Constitution that would suit Filipinos’ way of life and correct the country’s problems would be [...]
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Philippines plans to completely rebuild Marawi by 2022: official

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wants to completely rebuild war-torn southern Philippine city of Marawi by 2022, or before he finishes his single, six-year term in [...]
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The Latest: Philippines expresses concern about NKorea test

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on North Korea’s missile launch (all times EST): 11:15 p.m. The Philippines is expressing serious concern over North Korea’s latest missile launch and [...]
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Malacanang asserts government does not tolerate abusive, violent cops

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

A special report by Reuters was released on Monday about a police operation in Tondo, Manila on October 11. The operation was done a day after President Rodrigo Duterte [...]
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Philippines declared free of maternal and neonatal tetanus DOH

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Rppler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines finally achieved maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE) status, said Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday, November [...]
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Follow Duterte and just shoot drug pushers, Bung Moktar says in Parliament

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Umno lawmaker Bung Moktar Radin called today for Malaysia to emulate Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte in ordering extrajudicial killings on drug pushers. “I am very [...]
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NHS to hire more than 5,000 nurses from India and the Phillipines

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The NHS is to hire 5,500 nurses from India and the Philippines in a desperate bid to plug staff shortages, health officials have said. The mass recruitment exercise follows [...]
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Duterte ‘jokes’ about Pope’s rosary gift to De Lima

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte poked fun on Tuesday at Pope Francis’ giving of a rosary to detained Senator Leila De Lima. Without mentioning De Lima, Duterte joked about [...]
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