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Fish in our time: Duterte and Xi’s ‘undocumented’ deal on sea row

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Halfway into his term, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he has entered into an agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping allowing China to trawl in Philippine [...]
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Duterte son mulls run for top spot in Philippine Congress

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The son of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he might seek the speakership of the lower house of Congress, heating up a race for leadership of a [...]
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Landlords big winners as Philippines bets on Chinese gaming boom

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tessie, her husband and their adult son recently vacated their home of 37 years in a Manila suburb to make way for some unfamiliar tenants20 Chinese nationals. It [...]
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‘I’d be happy to slaughter them’: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s most outrageous statements

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken and polarising populist president of the Philippines, is best known for his aggressive war on drugs, which, according to human rights groups, [...]
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Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in [...]
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PH is ‘good ship’ facing ‘high waves,’ Dominguez says of US-China trade spat

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Philippines’ domestic-driven economy will help it weather the fallout from the US-China trade war, the head of President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic team said [...]
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Philippines to collect P2B in monthly taxes from offshore gaming

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The government will start collecting income taxes from foreign workers in Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGO) in July, the head of President Rodrigo Duterte’s [...]
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Duterte’s deal with China ‘valid and binding’: Palace

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s deal with Beijing that allows Chinese fishermen to venture in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone is “valid and [...]
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Citing ‘impunity’ under Duterte, De Lima to refile rights defenders bill

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Monday said she will refile a measure that seeks to protect human rights defenders, as she decried the “culture of impunity and human [...]
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South China Sea arbitration a ‘bargaining leverage’ for Philippines: Palace

South China Sea arbitration a ‘bargaining leverage’ for Philippines: Palace

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

A United Nations arbitration ruling that invalidated China’s sweeping claims in the South China Sea serves as a “bargaining leverage” for the Philippines, [...]
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Impeach me, I’ll jail youPhilippines’ Duterte dares foes to test him

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers’ group [...]
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Province warns Manitobans of measles risk after man returns from Philippines with virus

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:02 AM

Anyone who may have had contact with man on June 24 and 25 may have been exposed, those risk low: province Manitobans are being warned to watch for the signs of measles, [...]
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IS-claimed bombing kills five in south Philippines

IS-claimed bombing kills five in south Philippines

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Five people including three soldiers were killed on Friday in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines’s restive south, which the Islamic State claimed [...]
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Philippines biggest loser in possible US outsourcing ban

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines stands to be the biggest loser in Asia, if US President Donald Trump pushes through with his threat to punish American firms outsourcing jobs, London-based [...]
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China fishing in Philippine waters needs consent of the peopleMorales

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone would need the consent of the people, former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said on [...]
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