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Dutchman held by IS-linked rebels killed in Philippines: army

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked militants was killed Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to [...]
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Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award

31-May-2019 Intellasia | Stanford | 6:00 AM

Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research centre (APARC) has awarded journalist Maria Ressa the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award. Ressa, the co-founder, [...]
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Philippines lifts ban on Fukushima fish imports

31-May-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol says the lifting of the ban is a gesture of goodwill as the Philippines also seeks to increase the market access of its agriculture [...]
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The Philippines has a bigger trash problem than Canada

31-May-2019 Intellasia | Macleans | 6:00 AM

Matt Gurney: Canada should take back its waste. But the angry rhetoric coming from the volatile Duterte is masking a more serious local problem. Why is Canada exporting [...]
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Philippines, Japan sign 26 deals during Duterte visit: official

31-May-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Some 26 agreements were signed during President Rodrigo Duterte’s 3-day visit to Japan, a member of his delegation said Wednesday. Out of the 26 deals, 19 are letters [...]
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Caritas Manila welcomes Philippines’ new anti-poverty law

31-May-2019 Intellasia | Angelus News | 6:00 AM

The social action arm of the Manila Archdiocese welcomed the passage of a law that aims to uplift the lives of poor people and address hunger in the Philippines. The [...]
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The Philippines is not a garbage dump for rich nations, environmentalists warn

The Philippines is not a garbage dump for rich nations, environmentalists warn

31-May-2019 Intellasia | ECO | 6:00 AM

Amid tensions between the Philippines and Canada over garbage sent illegally to Philippine ports six years ago, more trash shipments have arrived from Australia and Hong [...]
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Search continuing for missing Saudi student pilot in Philippine crash

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

Efforts to find a missing Saudi aviation student and his instructor who went missing May 17 in the Philippines continued on Monday. Eric Apolonio, a spokesman for the [...]
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Philippines private sector, government to work together on plastics issue

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

Waste management programme set in motion in Philippines’ Valenzuela City Officials in a Metro Manila suburb agreed to work together with Nestle to address plastics [...]
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Philippines: Inflation could dip below 3pct in May

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Think.ing | 6:00 AM

Inflation in the Philippines, something of a scourge in 2018, looks set to decelerate further as rice prices continue to fall 9.8 percent Weighting of rice in CPI basket Rice [...]
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15 more Filipinos to be evacuated from Tripoli PH envoy

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Fifteen more Filipinos in Libya will soon be evacuated from Tripoli and will be flown to Manila, Philippine Embassy in Libya Charge d’ Affaires Elmer Cato said on [...]
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Mid-term election results unlikely to impact Rodrigo Duterte’s pro-China policy: analysts

Mid-term election results unlikely to impact Rodrigo Duterte’s pro-China policy: analysts

30-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

While the outcome of the May 13 mid-term elections was a huge boost for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s domestic agenda, it might not entail significant changes [...]
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‘Middle power’ Philippines ranks 17th in Asia power index think tank

30-May-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines dropped one place lower from its overall ranking in the 2019 Asia Power Index released by Australia-based think tank Lowy Institute. For 2019, the Philippines [...]
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‘Trash’ talk ramps up as garbage dispute between Canada, Philippines escalates

30-May-2019 Intellasia | City News | 6:00 AM

The garbage dispute between Canada and the Philippines is prompting some extreme language from Filipino officials. The two countries have been locked in a diplomatic standoff [...]
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Sotto confirms conflict over committee chairmanships

30-May-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Some recently elected senators want to get the committee chairmanships of incumbent senators, Senate President vicente “Tito” Sotto III said Wednesday. Sotto [...]
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