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Navy Sends Growlers to Philippines amid Continuing China Tensions

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

Four Navy E/A-18G Growler aircraft and 120 personnel arrived at Clark Air Base on Wednesday to help the Philippines patrol its sea borders amid heightened tensions over [...]
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The odd couple: Warthogs & Growlers in the South China Sea

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Aei.org | 6:00 AM

On Wednesday, a temporary detachment of four US Navy EA-18G Growlers deployed to the Philippines. According to Pacific Command, the aircraft will engage in bilateral training [...]
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South China Sea WW3: US Deploys Electronic Attack Warplane In The Philippines

South China Sea WW3: US Deploys Electronic Attack Warplane In The Philippines

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Morning News Usa | 6:00 AM

Tensions are indeed rising along the South China Sea. China and the US are both relentless in their display of military power in the disputed region. The Commander of the US [...]
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South China Sea Mission: Advanced US Attack Jets Arrive In Philippines

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As the international court at The Hague grapples with the Philippines’ case brought against China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, and while Beijing [...]
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Philippines Mulling Martial Law in the South to Counter Rebels

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Vidalatinasd | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is considering imposing martial law in the southern provinces of Sulu and Basilan to counter Islamist group Abu Sayyaf, local media reported Friday. “As [...]
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Will Duterte impose martial law in Sulu, Basilan?

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Philippine Armed Forces chief says this option to stop the kidnapping activities of the Abu Sayyaf is a possibility, but a proper study has to be done first. Martial law in [...]
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Abu Sayyaf releases grisly video of Robert Hall’s beheading

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The Abu Sayyaf has released a gruesome video showing the beheading of Canadian hostage Robert Hall. The video starts off with two militants standing over Hall, who is made to [...]
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Philippine poor get hit early in Duterte-inspired crackdown

20-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

In a crackdown bearing the Philippine president-elect’s name, police have rounded up hundreds of children or their parents to enforce a night curfew for minors, and [...]
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US fighter planes arrive in Philippines for training mission

US fighter planes arrive in Philippines for training mission

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US fighter planes have arrived in the Philippines for a training mission and operations to ensure access to the disputed South China Sea, the US Navy said Thursday. The [...]
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Philippines mulling martial law in south after killings

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Incoming military chief says will study whether to declare martial law in Abu Sayyaf militants’ strongholds The incoming chief of the Philippines’ military [...]
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Billboard amplifies its Asian expansion with entry into the Philippines

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Marketing-interactive | 6:00 AM

Billboard, the global leader for charts, news, business, lifestyle and innovations in music, announced a strategic expansion into the Asian media markets in partnership with [...]
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Philippines, US launch guidelines to protect migrants

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and the United States (US) recently led the launch of the “Global Guidelines to Protect Migrants in Countries Experiencing Conflict or Natural [...]
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‘President’ Duterte’s war on drugs may begin at Philippines’ main prison

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Drug lords, who used to live like kings in luxury cells of Philippines’ Bilibid prison, are a scared lot after they raised bounty on the head of President-elect Rodrigo [...]
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Cash, not caliphate, drives kidnappers in Philippines

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

The captors’ video has all the markings of the now-familiar terror genre. There are masked gunmen, handcuffed prisoners in orange shirts, a black flag with Arabic [...]
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Duterte likely to eliminate Abu Sayyaf after group mocks him, kills hostage

18-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The beheading of Canadian hostage Robert Hall by Abu Sayyaf militants on Monday has dealt another severe blow to the $93 million US military campaign to help the Philippines [...]
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