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Retired teacher who arranged child sex abuse in Philippines jailed for life

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

A retired maths teacher who used webcams to direct and record the ‘horrifying and chilling’ rape and sexual abuse of girls as young as four in the Philippines has [...]
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Philippines fires top ad firm in ‘plagiarism’ row

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has fired one of the world’s top advertising firms in a row over alleged plagiarism, adding more misery to its tourism industry already reeling from a [...]
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Philippine war babies to live with ‘Martial’ law legacy

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Raisah Labay gently cradles her newborn: a boy who was named Martial to mark her flight from a war-torn Philippine city and his birth under newly imposed military rule. [...]
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Whistle-Blowers Are Philippines’ Latest Weapon Against Cartels

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is turning to whistle-blowers to energise its struggling campaign against cartels. The Philippine Competition Commission, or PCC, will recruit whistle-blowers [...]
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Philippines claims control of 90pct of Marawi

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Al Jazeera and news agencies | 6:00 AM

Fleeing residents quoted describing scores of bodies as government forces battle ISIL-linked group for control of city. The Philippine government says its troops have taken [...]
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Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines military said on Friday that some of the Islamist militants who stormed Marawi City in the south of the country last month may have mingled with evacuees to [...]
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Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia to meet on terrorism

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

In a meeting hosted by the Philippines, the 3 countries’ top diplomats and security officials aim to forge a ‘team effort’ against terrorism The [...]
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Residents fleeing Marawi saw around 100 bodies, Philippines official says

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Fears are growing for residents trapped in the besieged Philippines city of Marawi following reports that those fleeing fighting between ISIS-aligned militants and government [...]
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Philippine Lawmakers Demand Answers About President Rodrigo Duterte’s Health

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A high-profile lawmaker in the Philippines has called for transparency from her prison cell over the health of President Rodrigo Duterte, who has taken his fourth consecutive [...]
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Philippines to meet tourism growth target despite terror threats

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines can meet its target to grow tourist arrivals by 10 percent this year, despite fresh violence in the south, a property analyst said Friday. “We’re [...]
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Desperation builds for civilians in war-torn Philippine city

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Camalia Baunto keeps a desperate vigil for news of her husband, trapped just a short walk away in brutal fighting between Islamist militants and government forces that has [...]
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Whistle-Blowers Are Philippines’ Latest Weapon Against Cartels

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is turning to whistle-blowers to energise its struggling campaign against cartels. The Philippine Competition Commission, or PCC, will recruit whistle-blowers [...]
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Duterte’s health a ‘national security issue’ opposition

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Opposition lawmakers on Thursday pressed President Duterte to explain his “unusual” absence from public functions since Sunday, as speculations swirled about the [...]
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Philippines’ Tourism Office Drops McCann After Plagiarism Complaints

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Adage | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Tourism said it was ending its partnership with McCann Worldgroup’s local office after complaints about an ad that bore [...]
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DOT: Slogan still ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

RESPONDING to criticisms and plagiarism accusations, Department of Tourism (DOT), Undersecretary for Advocacy and Public Affairs Katherine De Castro clarified that the [...]
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