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Millions in Philippine cities hit by transport strike

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM

Multitudes of commuters in Metro Manila were inconvenienced by a strike called by groups opposing government plans to modernise passenger jeeps. From early morning, thousands [...]
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Philippine farm official warns hog traders as swine fever spreads

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

The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture on Tuesday threatened legal action against hog traders ignoring strict animal quarantine rules as it confirmed new cases of [...]
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2,500 Baguio drug users get offer uncommon in bloody drug war2nd chance

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

At least 2,500 drug suspects who had turned themselves in are getting a choice better than getting killed in anti-drug operations or by riding tandem assassinsrehabilitation. [...]
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Gang riot in overcrowded prison in the Philippines turns deadly

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

At least two people were reported killed and 32 others injured when a riot between rival gangs broke out in the Manila City Jail in the capital of the Philippines, [...]
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Proposed entry ban by US senators not meant to ‘personally attack’ Duterte, PH judicial process De Lima

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

The proposal by two US senators for a travel ban on Philippine officials involved in the “wrongful imprisonment” of Senator Leila de Lima is not a personal attack [...]
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Transwoman, transman? They don’t exist in the dictionary Sotto

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

If it is not in the dictionary, so where did the word transwoman or transman come from? Senate President vicente “Tito” Sotto was puzzled but is convinced there [...]
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6 more pigs culled in Pangasinan to stop ASF spread

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

Six pigs suspected to be infected with African swine fever were killed and buried in the town of Mapandan, Pangasinan province on Sunday, September 29, to prevent the spread [...]
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New PMA Commandant wants cadets’ honor system, mental health strengthened

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Newly installed Commandant of Cadets BGen. Romeo Brawner Jr. has declared war against hazing inside the Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Brawner wants to change the culture [...]
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Philippines, UAE ink MOU to combat human trafficking

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in combating human trafficking, the Philippine government [...]
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US firm allowed to build natural gas facility in Philippines

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The Philippines has approved the application of a US firm to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) facility in Batangas [...]
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Excelerate Energy lands offshore LNG deal in the Philippines

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | HoustonChronicle | 6:02 AM

The Woodlands-based liquefied natural gas company Excelerate Energy has landed a contract to develop an offshore LNG import terminal in The Philippines. In a Thursday morning [...]
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UAE-Philippines trade ties on solid growth trajectory

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | GulfToday | 6:02 AM

The UAE-Philippines trade ties are on solid growth track and are marching ahead. In 2017, the UAE became the Philippines’ largest trading partner in the Middle East, [...]
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Philippines’ war on drugs fuels attacks on land defenders report

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs and declaration of martial law in an island territory are being used as a pretext to attack people defending their land and [...]
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Philippines’ Richest 2019: With A Notable Five Deceased, A New Generation Takes The Helm

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Five long-time members of the country’s richest passed away since we last measured fortunes in August 2018, creating a new class of second-generation successors who [...]
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Duterte’s foreign aid suspension set to backfire

Duterte’s foreign aid suspension set to backfire

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

In a diplomatic escalation with economic implications, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended all loan and grant agreements with countries that support a United [...]
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