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Philippines: 4 Human Rights Activists Killed in 2 Days, Police Say

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BenarNews | 7:04 AM

Updated at 11:59 a.m. ET on 2019-06-17 Unidentified gunmen shot dead four human rights activists in the past two days in the Philippines, police said Monday, a week after UN [...]
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Duterte calls for calm after Philippine boat sinking

Duterte calls for calm after Philippine boat sinking

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NavyTimes | 7:04 AM

The Philippine president on Monday called the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel in the disputed South China Sea “a little maritime [...]
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Philippines: 4 FRs take oath of allegiance to government

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 10:16 AM

Four former members of the New People’s Army (NPA) formalised their surrender by taking their “Oath of Allegiance” during the celebration of the 121st [...]
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Philippines seeks probe into boat sinking by Chinese vessel

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 10:16 AM

President of the Philippines demands answers after fishermen were left stranded at sea when a Chinese ship rammed their boat Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has [...]
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Filipino captain in Chinese vessel incident not meeting with Duterte Monday: wife

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 10:16 AM

The captain of a Filipino fishing vessel that collided with a Chinese ship will no longer meet with President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, his wife said. F/B GEM-VIR1 Captain [...]
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Business groups vow aid for Filipino fishers hit by Chinese ship

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 10:16 AM

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has pledged to extend assistance to Filipino fishermen whose boat was hit and sunk by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank [...]
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Philippines unintentional beneficiary of the US-China trade war

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:16 AM

Conventional wisdom would have us believe that the US-China trade war is negative for all countries, including the Philippines. However, a closer look at recent developments [...]
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Palace: Duterte just ‘waiting for facts’ on Recto Bank collision

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 10:16 AM

Explaining the silence of President Rodrigo Duterte on the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank, Malacanang said the president is still waiting for [...]
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US, Philippines To Launch Joint Counter-Islamic State Recruitment Programme Within Weeks

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Eurasiareview | 6:00 AM

A joint Filipino-American programme aimed at stifling recruitment efforts by Islamic State-linked militants in the southern Philippines will be launched within weeks, a [...]
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China denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boat

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the [...]
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Beijing confirms Chinese trawler hit Philippine boat

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

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims [...]
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China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on [...]
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Unicef commends Philippines government in taking next step to protect children in armed conflict

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

Unicef commends the Philippine government in taking the next critical step toward improving the plight of children in conflict zones with the recent signing of the [...]
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Duterte: I deeply regret running for president

Duterte: I deeply regret running for president

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:00 AM

Nearly three years into his presidency, President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he regretted his decision to run for the highest position in the country and warned his [...]
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Duterte taking ‘right approach’ in Recto Bank ‘hit and run’ incident, Arroyo says

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is taking the “right approach” on the Recto (Reed) Bank hit and run incident, former President and outgoing House Speaker Gloria [...]
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