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Briones encourages teachers to emphasize local heroes in history, social studies lessons

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Every town has a hero who fought for freedom. Amid the celebration of the country’s 121st Independence Day, Education Secretary Leonor Briones urged teachers to [...]
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Philippines’ total external trade down 1 pct in April

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ total merchandise trade declined by 1.0 percent in April 2019 to 14.5 billion US dollars from 14.7 billion US dollars in April 2018, as imports [...]
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In the Philippines, a Youth Movement Stands Between Duterte and Dictatorship

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheNation | 6:00 AM

Duterte will take control of Congress, but his quest for more power must be stopped. Politicians aligned with President Rodrigo Duterte took all 12 of the Senate seats up for [...]
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It’s another ‘budol-budol,’ Trillanes says of Duterte’s new promises

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Outgoing Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday likened President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest promise to solve the country’s traffic woes to a [...]
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Philippines on the horns of a superpower dilemma

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is finding it increasingly difficult to maintain a credible middle line between the US and China as tensions spike in nearby waterways As US-China [...]
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Duterte wants Sangley Airport operational by November

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte wants the Sangley Airport to be operational by November to decongest the country’s premiere airport, Malacanang said Tuesday. Presidential [...]
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PNP: 6,284 nabbed for gun ban violations, 5,242 firearms seized

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday it had arrested a total of 6,284 violators of the gun ban and confiscated 5,242 firearms during the election period. Data [...]
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Duterte wants Sangley Point to handle domestic flights, immediately

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte wants Sangley Point in Cavite to handle domestic flights immediately to ease congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), Malacanang [...]
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Duterte Faces GDP Headache As Trump Vs. China Hits Philippines

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte’s efforts to cozy up to China these last few years isn’t paying the economic dividends the Philippines hoped. It all seemed so simple in June [...]
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Duterte seeks Philhealth reorganisation

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte seeks the reorganisation of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) due to alleged corruption issues in the agency. In a television [...]
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SEC to file criminal raps vs Kapa Ministry over ‘investment scam’

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

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will file criminal complaints against officials of Kapa Ministry International for operating an investment scam. President [...]
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Palace questions UN experts’ call for drug deaths investigation

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

Malacanang questioned Monday the call of several United Nations human rights experts for an investigation into alleged unlawful killings in the Philippines. Presidential [...]
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Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Nino takes effect

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos. The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Pinol, said mango farmers had [...]
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Duterte asks PhilHealth execs to resign amid fraud scandal, says Bong Go

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

President Rodrigo Duterte has asked officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to resign amid reports of fraudulent claims. Senator-Elect [...]
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Lacson says Duterte deserves to be ‘president for life’ if he solves traffic, flight delays

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

President Rodrigo Duterte deserves to be “president for life” if he gets to solve the traffic problem along EDSA and the flight delays at the country’s main [...]
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