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25 Taiwanese arrested in Philippines for alleged criminal activities

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Twenty-five Taiwan nationals were arrested Monday on the Philippine resort island of Boracay for allegedly engaging in criminal activities related to drugs and telecom fraud, [...]
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Duterte Threatens to Withdraw Philippines From UN, Hits US

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ brash-talking president threatened Sunday to withdraw his country from the United Nations and lashed out at US police killings of black men in his [...]
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Philippines, rebels declare ceasefire ahead of talks

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government and communist guerrillas have agreed to ceasefires from Sunday, both sides said, ahead of crucial peace talks next week to end one of Asia’s [...]
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UN rights prober seeks Philippines visit, is rebuffed

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights investigator has told AFP she hopes to visit the Philippines to probe alleged extrajudicial killings, but President Rodrigo Duterte’s government [...]
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Philippine rebels in 7-day truce for Norway talks

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine communist guerrillas will observe a seven-day truce from Sunday to bolster upcoming peace talks hosted by Norway, the rebels said, urging the Manila government to [...]
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Philippines leader threatens to pull troops from UN, lashes out at US

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ brash-talking president threatened Sunday to withdraw his country from the United Nations and lashed out at US police killings of black men in his [...]
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PHL risks global isolation if it separates from UN – former envoy

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines runs the risk of global isolation if it withdraws from the United Nations, Manila’s former top diplomat to the world body warned on Sunday following [...]
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The killings and the impact on investments and growth

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

A BusinessWorld story titled “Killings prompt ‘hesitation’ among European investors” (August 19, 2016) merits deeper discussion. That news item is as [...]
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UN rights prober seeks Philippines visit, is rebuffed

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights investigator has told AFP she hopes to visit the Philippines to probe alleged extrajudicial killings, but President Rodrigo Duterte’s government [...]
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Philippine President Duterte to be a granddad to triplets

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is best known for his deadly war on drug dealers, says news that his daughter is pregnant with triplets inspires him to carry on his [...]
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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte is not committing any crimes, legal counsel tells UN

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has criticised as “baseless and reckless” a UN statement that President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs amounts to a crime [...]
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Top Philippine rebels freed ahead of Norway peace talks

Top Philippine rebels freed ahead of Norway peace talks

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines released top communist leaders from jail Friday as part of a drive to end one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies, with peace talks due to resume in [...]
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Philippines to UN: Duterte not committing crime

Philippines to UN: Duterte not committing crime

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government on Friday criticised as “baseless and reckless” a UN statement that President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs amounted to a [...]
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Philippine Rebels Declare Cease-Fire to Foster Peace Talks

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

Philippine communist rebels declared a weeklong cease-fire Friday to promote the resumption of long-stalled peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest-raging [...]
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Philippines Seeks Tighter Scrutiny, Stiffer Penalty After Heist

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Philippine central bank is seeking to tighten scrutiny and regulation of currency dealers, money-transfer and financial-technology companies after the country was dragged [...]
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