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Women in the Philippines Have Had Enough of President Duterte’s ‘Macho’ Leadership

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prepared for his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, his third since assuming power in 2016, protesters took to the streets [...]
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Philippines to mandate a $10,000 insurance deposit for domestic workers in Kuwait

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Alarabiya | 6:02 AM

Following rocky relations between the Philippines and Kuwait due to the murder and abuse of a Filipina maid earlier this year, a new mandate by the Philippines could further [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte to keep up ‘relentless and chilling’ drugs war

Philippines’ Duterte to keep up ‘relentless and chilling’ drugs war

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday to sustain the momentum of his bloody war on drugs, telling the nation in an annual address that the fight would be as [...]
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Manila’s ‘Golden Gays’ sing for their supper

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Al Enriquez sheds his threadbare street vendor clothes like dead skin and develops a voguish, winking air once he slips into a gauzy gown and wig of tight blond curls. [...]
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Stop bringing up offensive sovereignty claim, Sabah tells Philippines

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

The Philippines should stop bringing up its claim of sovereignty over Sabah as it is offensive to Malaysians. Sabah Chief minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said this in [...]
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5 dead, hundreds of thousands affected by monsoon rains in Philippines

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

At least five people died and more than 700,000 were affected by days of heavy rains, which have lashed the Philippines since last week, authorities said on Sunday. The [...]
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Flooding and landslides hit Vietnam and Philippines

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

With the summer monsoon in full swing across Asia, heavy rain and extreme temperatures are wreaking havoc in Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, South Korea and China. Heavy [...]
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More than 700,000 affected by storms in Philippines

More than 700,000 affected by storms in Philippines

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:02 AM

Massive flooding continues as dams overflow from incessant rains Heavy rains in the Philippines brought about by successive tropical depressions over the last two weeks have [...]
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Lawmakers in the Philippines expected to give final approval to new autonomous region

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Foreign Brief | 6:02 AM

Lawmakers in the Philippines are expected to give their final approval to draft legislation that seeks to create a new autonomous region of Bangsamoro in the country’s [...]
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Malaysia denounces Duterte adviser’s suggestion to designate Sabah as Philippine state

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Malaysia on Saturday denounced repeated suggestions by an adviser to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Sabah should be designated as the 13th state of the [...]
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The Philippines is building a green, disaster-resilient city

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

In one of the most disaster-prone regions on the planet, a new city has been designed specifically to withstand natural calamitiesand it’s being built using remnants of [...]
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Philippines peace: Muslim minority awaits new law

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Muslim minority in the Philippines prepares for a presidential order that could end a 40-year war. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to sign the long-awaited [...]
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All passengers, crew rescued in boat capsising in Philippines

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

A Philippine inter-island ferry sank on Friday after being battered by fierce wind and big waves off Occidental Mindoro province. Authorities said all the 57 passengers and [...]
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In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:02 AM

When six plainclothes policemen, hands gripping their holstered guns, charged down the winding alleys of the slum where Edwin Panis lives, he didn’t imagine they could [...]
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Poll: Filipinos say it’s important to regain control of West Philippine Sea

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:02 AM

Most Filipinos believe it is highly crucial for the Philippines to regain control of islands and shoals it claims in the disputed South China Sea, where rival claimant [...]
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