Archive for November 14th, 2017

Philippines’ Duterte all smiles as he meets Trump

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump shook hands Monday with a smiling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a man who boasts about personally killing people and who is waging a drug war that rights [...]
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Shooting from the hip: Trump and Duterte’s fiery quotes

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte meet Monday in Manila for their first official talks, an occasion that brings together two of the most outspoken statesmen of recent years. [...]
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‘You are the light’Philippines’ Duterte croons at Trump’s request

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte crooned a hit Filipino love song at a dinner in Manila for leaders from across Asia, explaining later that it was “on the orders of US [...]
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Trump says has ‘great relationship’ with Philippines’ Duterte

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Monday spoke of the “great relationship” he had with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, as the two controversial leaders [...]
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Trump offers to help the Philippines negotiate with China because he is ‘a very good mediator’

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Week | 6:00 AM

President Trump arrived in the Philippines from Vietnam on Sunday, where he was greeted by controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of human [...]
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Philippines aims to identify 300 new eco zones in January 2018

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

These would include mega economic zones, spanning 1,000 to 4,000 hectares The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) will identify 300 new economic zones in January 2018, [...]
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Philippines to seal aid agreements with Japan

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Japan will “seal” 1.5 billion yen (P676 million) in grants from Tokyo in a forthcoming exchange of diplomatic notes, the Department of Finance [...]
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Philippines president says South China Sea row ‘better left untouched’

Philippines president says South China Sea row ‘better left untouched’

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday the South China Sea dispute, involving China and five other claimants including the Philippines, was “better left [...]
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Donald Trump poses with Philippines President who joked about raping a woman and compared himself to Hitler

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also called for the slaughter of millions of drug addicts, boasted of having personally stabbed someone to death and called the Pope a “son of [...]
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Thailand’s PM arrives in Clark for 31st Asean Summit

Thailand’s PM arrives in Clark for 31st Asean Summit

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

Prime minister general Prayut Chan-o-cha of the Kingdom of Thailand arrived at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga on Sunday for the 31st Association of South East [...]
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Top Thai royal aide sacked for ‘evil acts’: palace

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior Thai royal official has been sacked for “evil acts” including having an extramarital affair and forcing his alleged mistress to get an abortion, the [...]
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Freeport Indonesia reopens mine access after shooting

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc has reopened the main supply route to its huge copper mine in Papua, the company said on Monday, after the road was closed on [...]
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Suspected Indonesian radicals armed with bows and arrows burn down police complex

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police shot dead two men suspected of burning down a police station complex in a jihadist-inspired attack after they fired at them with bows and arrows, officials [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo lands in Clark for 31st Asean Summit

Indonesia’s Widodo lands in Clark for 31st Asean Summit

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga on Sunday for the 31st Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and [...]
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Indonesian police shoot dead 2 men in police station attack

14-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police say they have fatally shot two men suspected of burning down a remote police station on Sumatra island. National police spokesman Rikwanto says the suspects [...]
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