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After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To ‘Hold The Line’

After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To ‘Hold The Line’

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Officials in the Philippines released pioneering journalist Maria Ressa from jail Thursday, after her arrest Wednesday on questionable charges of cyber-libel the latest in [...]
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Maria Ressa: editor of Rappler news website arrested on ‘cyber-libel’ charges

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Philippines president Duterte government accused of shameless persecution The editor of an online newspaper in the Philippines has been arrested on charges of cyber-libel as [...]
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Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration was freed on bail Thursday after her [...]
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Rice industry groups call on Duterte to veto rice tariffication bill

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Several rice industry groups gathered in Mendiola on Thursday (February 14) to protest against the Rice Tariffication Bill which is only a signature away from becoming a law. [...]
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Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic, arrested in Philippines

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Maria Ressa, a high-profile Philippine journalist and vocal critic of the country’s president, was arrested Wednesday in connection with “cyber libel” [...]
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Another Chinese national arrested for bad behaviour in Philippines after alleged sexual harassment

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Another Chinese national has landed in the news in the Philippines, this time for allegedly sexually harassing three teenage girls at a theme park in Pasay City. Zhang Yang, [...]
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Philippine journalist released on bail after arrest causes outcry

Philippine journalist released on bail after arrest causes outcry

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel [...]
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Philippine journalist at odds with Duterte arrested for libel

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The award-winning head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte was arrested on Wednesday on libel charges, the latest in a [...]
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Detained Philippine journalist seeks bail after arrest causes outcry

Detained Philippine journalist seeks bail after arrest causes outcry

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte was freed on bail on Thursday, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel [...]
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Goodbye Philippines, hello ‘Maharlika’? Duterte wants to rename country in break from colonial past

Goodbye Philippines, hello ‘Maharlika’? Duterte wants to rename country in break from colonial past

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is advocating to change the nation’s name one day to “Maharlika” to move away from the country’s colonial links. [...]
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Philippines falls in talent competitiveness index

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines ranked lower in a 2019 talent competitiveness report. Nonetheless, the Southeast Asian nation led the group of lower-middle-income countries in terms of [...]
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Philippines targets record tourist numbers in 2019

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of Tourism has vowed to break the 2018 record for the number of foreign tourists visiting the country. The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign [...]
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Duterte advocates renaming Philippines ‘to assert national identity’

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte endorses the idea of renaming the Philippines to ‘Maharlika’ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has endorsed the idea of [...]
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Historian says ‘Maharlika’ as nobility a misconception

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

A Filipino historian corrected mistranslations of “Maharlika” after President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants it as the Philippines’ new name. Duterte said [...]
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Taiwan finds regrettable deportation of nationals to China by the Philippines

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Nation's Leading | 6:00 AM

The government of Taiwan on Tuesday expressed its “solemn concern” and “deep regret” over the Philippine government’s forced deportation to [...]
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