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Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Philippines for two-day Asean-Plus defence ministers’ meetTimes of India

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Philippines for two-day Asean-Plus defence ministers’ meetTimes of India

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:53 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman, in her first foreign visit after taking over as the country’s first full-time woman defence minister on September 7, will be travelling [...]
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pulls out of brutal drugs war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pulls out of brutal drugs war

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:52 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suspended his controversial war on drugs this week, ending a bloody campaign that claimed thousands of lives and brought international [...]
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Philippines anti-narcotics chief warns of drugs war slowdown, needs police

Philippines anti-narcotics chief warns of drugs war slowdown, needs police

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of the Philippines’ anti-narcotics agency on Friday warned of a reduced intensity in the country’s war on drugs after a removal of police from the [...]
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Cracks Emerge In Rodrigo Duterte’s Horrific Philippine Drug War

Cracks Emerge In Rodrigo Duterte’s Horrific Philippine Drug War

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Huff Post | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced a major shift in the country’s infamous drug war, instructing the national police to end their operations and [...]
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Steven Seagal meets ‘The Punisher’ Duterte, talks drug war

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in “Above the Law”, met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a [...]
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Philippines military gunning for Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Mahmud Ahmad is believed to be still alive, and fighting Philippine troops along with a dwindling militant force in Marawi city, southern Philippines. Getting [...]
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Duterte Threatens to Expel EU Diplomats From Philippines

Duterte Threatens to Expel EU Diplomats From Philippines

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines threatened on Thursday to expel the ambassadors representing the European Union, suggesting that he would give them 24 hours to [...]
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Philippines president Duterte says he could throw out EU diplomats ‘within 24 hours’ in expletive-filled tirade

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Firebrand Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has warned the EU and UN that he could throw out their ambassadors within 24 hours if they continue to “interfere” in [...]
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Philippines President Duterte Tells World Leaders: ‘Don’t Fuck With Us’ Over Drug War

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | News Week | 6:00 AM

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, announced on television that he would remove the police force from an ongoing drug war that has killed thousands of people. [...]
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How Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Will Overcome A Sudden Drop In Popularity

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

If there’s one thing just about everyone trusts in the Philippines, it’s the Southeast Asian country’s own opinion polling service Social Weather Stations. [...]
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ING remains bullish on Philippines

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Dutch financial giant ING Bank is bullish on the Philippines as a captive offshoring market for global companies despite the headwinds affecting the country’s business [...]
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Focus on Philippine growth, not political noise, US investors urged

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Despite lingering political noise, economic managers urged US investors to focus on the Philippines’ growth story and enticed them to take advantage of increasing [...]
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US company to introduce ‘credit scoring’ in Philippines

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

A system for assessing a person’s creditworthiness will soon be introduced in the Philippines, US credit scoring company FICO said on Thursday. FICO said it has [...]
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Foreign investors grow wary of committing to Philippines

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Poor infrastructure and disruption to order turning off investors Foreign investors are increasingly watchful over the investment climate in the Philippines, as the latest [...]
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Duterte: PDEA now ‘sole agency’ in charge of drug war

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has designated the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as the “sole agency” in charge of the war on drugs amid simmering public outrage [...]
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