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Philippines volcano is shooting out ‘lava bombs’

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Columbian | 7:13 AM

The Anak Krakatau volcano in the Philippines is shooting boulders out of its crater like fireworks. The “lava bombs” (yep, that’s a real thing) hurled into [...]
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Carrie Lam appeals for Philippine president Duterte’s ‘personal attention’ in case of HK man serving 40-year jail sentence

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

The city’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has called on Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte to urge immigration authorities to hasten their search for records that [...]
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Philippine pilots continue to fly, disregard Chinese warnings Palace

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 7:13 AM

Chinese radio warnings cannot deter Philippine military aircraft from flying over the disputed South China Sea, part of which is the West Philippine Sea, Malacanang said [...]
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Dyer: Philippines investigation a long-term strategy

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | lfpress | 7:13 AM

Here’s the good news: Last February, the International Criminal Court at the Hague opened an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity committed by President Rodrigo [...]
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Philippines eyes up to $1.5 B global bonds this year

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 7:13 AM

The Philippines plans to raise between $1 billion to $1.5 billion through another dollar-denominated global bond issuance this year to prefund its foreign obligations [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte to visit Israel next month

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to make an official visit to Israel next month, his government said on Monday (August 13), nearly two years after he sparked outrage [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte sacks 20 for graft in military medical buys

Philippines’ Duterte sacks 20 for graft in military medical buys

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:11 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has fired 20 people, including colonels and a general, over accusations of fraud and graft in purchases of military medical supplies, his [...]
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Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yagi hits Philippines

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yagi hits Philippines

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Transport services disrupted amid flash floods; China braces itself for approaching typhoon More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippine capital and [...]
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Duterte sacks AFP Medical centre officials over ‘institutional corruption’

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s “anti-corruption ax” hit two high-ranking military officials and other personnel of the AFP Medical centre (AFPMC), according to [...]
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Duterte meets Team Philippines in send-off rites

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:02 AM

Rain or Shine, the bulk of the Philippine delegation to this month’s Asian Games in Indonesia will pay President Duterte a courtesy call at Malacanang this afternoon. [...]
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Philippines to reach 1 million sqm in Manila office take-up

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Retalk Asia | 6:02 AM

Colliers International Philippines reveal in their Quarterly Manila Office Q2 2018 report, that the city’s office take-up is set to reach a record high of 1 million [...]
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Philippine Navy ship to make port call in Russia

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:02 AM

For the first time, the Philippine Navy will deploy a ship to Russia for a port visit, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Thursday. The scheduled port call in [...]
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Philippines sets rules for ‘virtual monopolist’ Grab after Uber deal

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Philippine competition watchdog said on Friday it has approved ride hail firm Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s [UBER.UL] operations, providing it follows rules to [...]
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The Philippine navy’s latest achievement shows how woefully behind it is

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Qz | 6:02 AM

With the South China Sea being a geopolitical hotspot, and the Philippines claiming territory in it, one might assume the island nation has a decent navy to defend its [...]
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Search continues for US Marine reported overboard near Philippines

Search continues for US Marine reported overboard near Philippines

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

The search continues for a US Marine who was reported missing from a Navy ship as it crossed the Sulu Sea west of the Philippines. The Marine was reported overboard at 9:40 [...]
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