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Philippines’ shutdown of top broadcaster impacts thousands of employees’ families: Union heads

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:18 AM

The Philippine Congress’ decision not to renew the broadcasting license of a major TV network will affect the families of many of the company’s approximately [...]
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COVID-19 cases in Philippines hit 56,259; death toll at 1,534

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:16 AM

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines reached 56,259 after 2,124 new infections were added to the national caseload Monday morning. This came after the DOH [...]
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Mild COVID cases discouraged from home quarantine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:15 AM

The government is now discouraging home quarantine for persons with mild cases of coronavirus disease 2019 and those who are infected but with no symptoms, saying it will [...]
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‘Barriers for back-riding couples useless, more dangerous’

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:14 AM

While the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases may be lauded for finally allowing back-riding for couples on motorcycles, an administration lawmaker [...]
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Filippinos starve as President Duterte vows not to ease the world’s longest lockdown

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:13 AM

Jeepney buses, with their cheerfully gaudy exteriors and packed-in seats, are a national symbol of the Philippines, a form of public transport known affectionately as [...]
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Philippines: China should comply with sea feud ruling

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 9:12 AM

The Philippines on Sunday renewed its call for compliance with a 4-year-old arbitration ruling that invalidated China’s vast claims in the disputed South China Sea on [...]
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Robredo to Roque: Lawmakers should represent views of constituents

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:10 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday disagreed with presidential spokesman Harry Roque that the junking of ABS-CBN’s franchise by a committee of the House of [...]
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Philippines says South China Sea ruling ‘non-negotiable’

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:09 AM

On the fourth anniversary of the South China Sea ruling, the Philippines yesterday stressed that the unanimous award in favour of Manila is “non-negotiable” and [...]
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LPA off Cagayan now Tropical Depression Carina

LPA off Cagayan now Tropical Depression Carina

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 9:07 AM

The low pressure area off the waters of Cagayan province developed into a tropical depression early Monday and might dump rains over the eastern portion of Luzon. The [...]
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Philippines confirms 12 new coronavirus deaths, 1,387 more cases

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported 12 new coronavirus deaths and 1,387 additional infections. In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths have [...]
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Inside the world’s longest and strictest coronavirus lockdown in the Philippines

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Jeepneys, with their cheerfully gaudy exteriors and packed, stifling interiors, are a national symbol of the Philippines, a form of public transport known affectionately as [...]
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After Signing Anti-Terrorism Law, Duterte Names His Targets

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:02 AM

Rodrigo Duterte prefers to speak to his country late at night, when most Filipinos are asleep, leaving weary night-shift reporters left to parse through the Philippine [...]
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Major Philippines broadcaster denied license as watchdogs warn over press freedom

Major Philippines broadcaster denied license as watchdogs warn over press freedom

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Lawmakers in the Philippines have voted against granting a new license to one of the country’s largest and most influential broadcasting networks, a move that critics [...]
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Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines’ largest TV network

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been repeatedly [...]
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Philippines Congress silences country’s biggest broadcaster, making good on Duterte’s threat

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

After years of attacks from President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines’ largest broadcaster officially lost its bid to have its broadcast license renewed on Friday. A [...]
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