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Philippines vows to engage ‘concerned parties’ over South China Sea issue: FM

18-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said Friday the Philippines will continue to engage “concerned parties” as he raised the South China Sea issue at the [...]
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Philippines to send envoy to China over sea row

Philippines to send envoy to China over sea row

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he would send ex-leader Fidel Ramos to China for talks after an international tribunal ruled against Beijing’s claims [...]
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Caught between a reef and a hard place, Manila’s South China Sea victory runs aground

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines may have won an emphatic legal victory over China in the South China Sea, but the aptly named Mischief Reef shows just how hard it will be for Manila to make [...]
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A Loss For China And A Win For Russia In The Philippines

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Russia is a likely winner from changing government policy in the Philippines just as the South East Asian country emerges as a thorn in the side of China. The problem between [...]
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Philippines foreign minister calls for South China Sea restraint

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines strongly affirms its respect for the arbitration court’s ruling on the South China Sea and calls on all parties to exercise restraint, Foreign minister [...]
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Russia urges to solve S. China Sea dispute by consultations

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said here Thursday that the South China Sea disputes should be settled through consultations. “We believe that the [...]
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In Philippines’ War on Drugs, Dealers Choose Retirement Over Death

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody crackdown has suspects surrendering and addicts flooding rehabilitation centers Thousands of drug dealers and addicts have been [...]
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President Duterte open to bilateral talks with China

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is open to holding bilateral talks with China after the historic decision by an arbitral tribunal in The Hague that the disputed West Philippine Sea [...]
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Fishing folk up for a bit of action from The Philippines’ Duterte

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

After three years of suffering under a China-imposed exile from the Scarborough Shoal fishing grounds that once sustained their communities, news of Manila’s legal [...]
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Philippines: Daesh-linked group kills 3 marines

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Three marines have been killed in an attack by a Daesh-affiliated group as the army continues its offensive against the Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines’ predominantly [...]
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‘Go to hell Philippines’: Indonesian workers ask Duterte to act on Abu Sayyaf kidnappings

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Frustrated workers hold rally in front of the Philippine embassy, decrying what they perceive as a lack of action from the Philippine government regarding the Abu Sayyaf [...]
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Philippines’ official hails South China Sea ruling a ‘crowning glory’

Philippines’ official hails South China Sea ruling a ‘crowning glory’

16-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A decision invalidating China’s vast claims in the South China Sea was a “crowning glory” that renews faith in international law, the Philippines’ top [...]
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Philippines’ Firebrand Leader Treads Carefully on Sea Ruling

Philippines’ Firebrand Leader Treads Carefully on Sea Ruling

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Despite dealing China a stunning setback over his country’s competing claims in the South China Sea, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stuck to his pledge to not [...]
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PH, Japan Coast Guards hold bilateral exercise

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The coast guards of the Philippines and Japan, one of the Manila’s allies in its territorial dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea, held a joint exercise [...]
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IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to Philippines

15-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Imf.org | 6:00 AM

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Chikahisa Sumi visited Davao and Manila from June 28 to July 12. The mission met with the Governor of the Bangko Sentral [...]
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