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Russia eyes military deal, transfer of technology to Philippines

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

Officials from the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) discussed with Philippine Embassy officials in Moscow possible Philippines-Russia [...]
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UN to review PH record on rights treaty

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Cebudaily News | 6:00 AM

A United Nations (UN) committee in Geneva, Switzerland, is set to review the Philippines’ observance of economic, social and cultural rights this month. In a statement [...]
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US may divert PH law enforcement aid

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The United States may take back $6.7 million (?322 million) in law enforcement aid pledged to the Philippines if the two countries fail to agree on how it will be used. US [...]
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Philippine FM says rights respected amid drug crackdown

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Despite growing international criticism of his government’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of [...]
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Freed Norweigan hostage meets with PRRD

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Crcconnection | 6:00 AM

“It’s so painful because I saw them moments before they got beheaded”, Flor told reporters in June in southern Davao city, where she was flown to meet then [...]
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Signal No. 1 up in Batanes, Babuyan Islands due to ‘Helen’

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

After entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Saturday afternoon, Typhoon Helen (international name: Megi) has maintained its strength Sunday, moving in a [...]
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US to hold joint drills with Philippines despite Duterte’s scandalous outbursts

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

The Philippines military will hold its first military drills with US forces under President Rodrigo Duterte, who earlier made offensive remarks about Barack Obama and called [...]
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Abu Sayyaf’s kidnapping enterprise poses bigger threat to Philippines’ neighbours

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

As the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) gets richer through illegal activities like kidnapping and extortion, they are posing a security threat to Philippines and its neighbours [...]
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Philippines Marks 44th Anniversary of Declaration of Martial Law

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Democracynow | 6:00 AM

In the Philippines, several thousand students and activists have protested throughout the week to mark the 44th anniversary of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s [...]
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Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS

Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippines early Saturday but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said. The offshore quake hit at [...]
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US-Philippines combat drills announced under critical Duterte

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Philippine military officials on Thursday announced the first large-scale combat exercises between US and Filipino forces under President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been [...]
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Nickel ore ban in sight in Philippines: Analyst

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Mining | 6:00 AM

“Anti-mining advocates in Congress are taking advantage of the [Rodrigo] Duterte administration’s harsh stance against the mining industry, and reviving calls for [...]
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20 Abu Sayyaf militants surrender in Philippines

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Twenty members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group surrendered to the Philippines, the military announced. An assortment of firearms, including two homemade shotguns, were [...]
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Philippines: Playing dead to survive Duterte’s drug war

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

He was left for dead for an hour, his bullet ridden body slumped face down in a dimly lit corner near Manila Bay, soaked in his own pool of blood dripping onto the concrete [...]
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Norwegian returns home after yearlong captivity Philippines

26-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A Norwegian man who was freed by militants in the Philippines has returned home after a year of jungle captivity. Kjartan Sekkingstad arrived in Oslo on Friday, six days [...]
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