Archive for January 21st, 2017

Government, rebels smile through feuds in Rome peace talks

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The third round of talks between the Philippine government and communist rebels opened here Thursday (Manila Time, January 19) and despite the challenges and unresolved [...]
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Hope as Philippines communist peace talks open: Duterte govt

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines expressed hope Thursday (January 19) of securing a permanent ceasefire deal with communist rebels waging one of Asia’s longest insurgencies, as peace [...]
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Philippine Police: Murder of S. Korean Took Place at Police HQ

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

It was on October 18th last year when a 53-year-old South Korean man identified by his surname Ji was kidnapped from his home in Angeles City. He was found to have been taken [...]
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Controversial Philippines President Duterte Seeks Peace With Pope Francis After Rows Over Condoms, Death Penalty

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Christian Today | 6:00 AM

The controversial President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has written a personal letter to Pope Francis saying that the country values its “special [...]
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Defending the drug war, Duterte chastises bishops

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday dug up old controversies including the so-called Pajero scandal and clergy sexual abuse in his latest tirade against the Catholic [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte to return to China, as ties warm

Philippines’ Duterte to return to China, as ties warm

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will visit China in May to attend a multilateral summit, China’s foreign ministry said on Thursday (January 19), his second visit [...]
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Duterte being diplomatic on Pope Francis – priest

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Update.ph | 6:00 AM

A Catholic priest said that President Rodrigo Duterte is being “diplomatic” when he wrote a letter to Pope Francis. “He is being diplomatic,” said Fr. [...]
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Philippine Protesters Ask Duterte to Stay Away From Trump

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Left-wing and Muslim activists urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a noisy protest to keep his promise of charting a foreign policy independent of America by [...]
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Philippines seen to lead Asean growth in Trump’s first year

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will maintain its status as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia, with enough buffers against possible protectionist policies by US president-elect [...]
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‘Dump Trump’, say Philippine protesters

‘Dump Trump’, say Philippine protesters

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Filipinos converged on the US embassy on Friday to denounce Donald Trump ahead of his inauguration as president of the United States, accusing him of sexism, [...]
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US Citizens Should Avoid Protest at US Embassy in Philippines on Friday

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Department of State said that US citizens in the Philippines are advised to avoid an upcoming political demonstration in front of the US embassy in Manila. US citizens in the [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte asks priests to try meth before slamming drugs war

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Zeenews | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called priests and bishops, who oppose his violent anti-narcotics campaign that has left more than 6,200 dead since 2016, [...]
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Philippines seen to lead Asean growth in Trump’s first year

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will maintain its status as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia, with enough buffers against possible protectionist policies by US president-elect [...]
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Safety of Koreans in Philippines in jeopardy

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Security concerns are growing among Koreans in the Philippines, following a recent incident in which Filipino police officers allegedly kidnapped and killed a Korean [...]
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From the Strategic to the Personal: Abe’s Visit to the Philippines

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

Although the Philippines has pursued friendly relations with all of its regional neighbours this year, the results of elections around the globe last year have introduced new [...]
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