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Philippine inflation spikes at 4.6pct in May 2018

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Inflation, or the movement of prices of basic goods and services, showed no signs of slowing down as it further accelerated to a new 5-year high of 4.6 percent in May, higher [...]
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Needing big-ticket investments, Rodrigo Duterte turned to China. The Philippines is still waiting

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China could play a key role in aiding the Philippines’ struggle to build a modern infrastructure, but there are doubts about its commitment At the heart of Philippine [...]
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De Lima: Probe ‘influx of Chinese nationals’ in Philippines

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

This influx of Chinese nationals ‘steals jobs away from ordinary Filipinos,’ says the office of Senator Leila de Lima Detained Senator Leila de Lima filed a [...]
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Philippines Duterte tells UN human rights expert: ‘Go to hell’

Philippines Duterte tells UN human rights expert: ‘Go to hell’

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told a U.N human rights expert who said the country’s judicial independence was under threat to ‘go to hell’, [...]
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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage by kissing woman on stage in Korea

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage by kissing woman on stage in Korea

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines’ controversial president, has stoked outrage by kissing a woman on the lips while meeting the Filipino community on a three day [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte apologises to Kuwait for ‘harsh’ words

Philippines’ Duterte apologises to Kuwait for ‘harsh’ words

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised to Kuwait on Sunday for his “harsh” words at the height of a months-long diplomatic row over the treatment of [...]
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Duterte tells UN Rapporteur not to interfere with PH internal affairs

Duterte tells UN Rapporteur not to interfere with PH internal affairs

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Diego Garcia-Sayan against interfering in the internal [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte apologises to Kuwait after worker row

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Gulfbusiness | 6:00 AM

The Philippine premier had accused the Gulf state and other Middle Eastern countries of seeing his people as slaves Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised to Kuwait [...]
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Multinationals are top plastic polluters in the Philippines report

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘It’s time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to [...]
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Philippines adopts 911 as emergency hotline number

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

People anywhere in the country can soon call 911 during emergencies. President Rodrigo Duterte on May 25 signed Executive Order No. 56, “institutionalising the use of [...]
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Philippines to gain from tax reformsMoody’s

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Manila Standard | 6:00 AM

Global debt watcher Moody’s Investor Service said the Philippines is among developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region that will benefit from the implementation of [...]
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US commitment to defend Philippines in sea dispute uncertain

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday maintained that Washington “stands by its allies,” although he remained muted on whether the US’ treaty [...]
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How one organisation is fighting modern slavery in the Philippines

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Americamagazine | 6:00 AM

In the 1970s, I was a young catechist in the city of Bacolod in the Philippines. During this time, when the country was under the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, my family [...]
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Philippines, China to continue ‘serious’ talks

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will “continue to engage in very serious conversations” with China over recent developments in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea, a [...]
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Duterte to visit Korea on June 3

02-Jun-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to fly to South Korea on June 3 for a three-day official visit in response to the invitation of South Korean President Moon Jae-In. The [...]
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