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AFP chief pushes Code of Conduct in SCS

AFP chief pushes Code of Conduct in SCS

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 1:18 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay has called on his fellow military and defense officials in Southeast Asia to pursue the development of a [...] » More

Duterte tightens grip as the Philippines falls apart

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Facing an acute economic crisis, a persistent Covid-19 outbreak and declining popularity, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has fittingly extended a state of national [...] » More

Lawyers thumb down proposal to postpone 2022 elections over COVID-19 fears

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Veteran lawyers on Friday shot down the proposal to consider postponing the 2022 national elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elections lawyer Romulo Macalintal, in a [...] » More

Philippines: UN must intensify pressure to end killings as impunity reigns

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:02 AM

The administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continues to incite a wave of extrajudicial executions and fuel a climate of near-absolute impunity for [...] » More

Coronavirus infections in Philippines climb past 299,000

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The country now has more than 299,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as the Department of Health reported 2,630 additional infections Friday. The additional cases were mostly [...] » More

Duterte invokes court ruling against China in UN address

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went on the offensive over the South China Sea on Wednesday, in his first-ever address to the United Nations general Assembly, stressing [...] » More

Philippines may lose if it brings up arbitral ruling before UN assembly-Palace

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines may lose if it brings the issue of the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea row before the United Nations general Assembly, Malacanang said Thursday. [...] » More

Malaysian property agents prepare wish list to revive sliding home sales, diminishing interest from HK buyers

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Home sales in Malaysia are sliding and foreign investors are making fewer trips as an investment-for-visa programme is suspended, while a topsy-turvy political environment [...] » More

Government clears First Gen’s natural gas venture

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The energy department gave the go-signal to First Gen Corp. to construct a liquified natural gas facility in its Batangas plant. The Lopez-led company disclosed to the stock [...] » More

Shell looking to sell its stake in Malampaya gas field

26-Sep-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Shell Philippines is scouting for a buyer for its stake in the Malampaya natural gas facility, saying it will divest from the project to preserve its financial footing. Shell [...] » More

Banking regulators are eyeing to request some lenders to postpone plans to return charges on money transfers by October 1.

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

“We can ask them to reconsider their earlier response to already impose said fees by October 1,” Chuchi Fonacier, deputy governor at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, [...] » More

Philippines may lose if it brings up arbitral ruling before UN assembly-Palace

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines may lose if it brings the issue of the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea row before the United Nations general Assembly, Malacanang said Thursday. [...] » More

Philippines adds 2,180 new COVID-19 cases; total now at 296,755

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines recorded 2,180 new coronavirus infections Thursday, taking the country’s caseload to over 296,000. To date, COVID-19 has afflicted 296,755 individuals [...] » More

Business chamber bats for 80pct public transport capacity

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Public transport should be allowed to carry 80 percent of their typical capacity in order for enterprises to fully restart and support the economy, the country’s [...] » More

September 23 marks the day the Philippines learned it was under Martial Law

25-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines commemorates the anniversary of the declaration of martial law on September 21 two days before it was actually announced, something historians say is a result [...] » More