Archive for January 29th, 2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for Philippines church bombing

Islamic State claims responsibility for Philippines church bombing

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Islamic State claimed responsibility for twin bombings that killed at least 20 people during a Catholic Church service in the Philippines, the militant group’s news [...]
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Philippines follows China, moves to name Benham Rise features

Philippines follows China, moves to name Benham Rise features

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Following China’s footsteps, the Philippines recently submitted name proposals for undersea features on Benhamalso called the Philippine Riseoff the coast of Aurora, [...]
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Duterte to see site of fatal bombings, Abu Sayyaf suspected

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials planned on Monday to visit a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants set off [...]
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Philippine ‘jeepney’ artists stalked by extinction

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bernardo de la Cruz casts his eyes around the nearly silent workshop where he used to toil overtime hand-painting custom decor on jeepneys, the singularly Philippine [...]
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Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what they say is an affiliate of the [...]
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DepEd’s early registration runs from January 26 to February 23

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Parents and students flocked to schools across the city on Saturday (January 26) for the early registration of incoming kindergarten, grades 1, 7, and 11 learners for the [...]
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Philippines vows to crush ‘terrorists’ after church bombs kill 20

Philippines vows to crush ‘terrorists’ after church bombs kill 20

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country’s restive south, six days after a [...]
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Comelec prepares submission of ratified BOL to Duterte, Senate, HOR

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ratified R.A. 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region on Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in places considered as core [...]
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Palace hopeful Philippines’ ranking in global perceptions poll will improve

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Malacanang is optimistic that the Philippines’ ranking in a survey on global citizens’ perceptions of countries would improve because of the Duterte [...]
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Philippines cathedral bombing sparks peace process worries

Philippines cathedral bombing sparks peace process worries

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Islamic State-claimed bombing of a Catholic cathedral that killed 20 in the Philippines’ restive south put fresh pressure Monday on peace efforts aimed at ending [...]
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Manila Bay restos slapped with violation notices as rehab works commence

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Thousands of volunteers on Sunday (January 27) joined the solidarity walk supporting the Manila Bay rehabilitation effort. The event was led by the Department of Environment [...]
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Thailand welcomes a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand saw a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018, up 7.5 percent from the previous year, the Tourism Ministry said on Monday. The ministry expects the number of tourists [...]
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You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, a website that pairs technology professionals with [...]
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Thai pop idol condemned for Nazi swastika T-shirt

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A member of Thailand’s most popular all-girl band has apologised for wearing a shirt with a Nazi flag featuring a swastika, after her TV appearance drew “shock [...]
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Great Eastern to sell minority stake in Indonesia insurance firm for $1.9m

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Insurer Great Eastern has entered into a share and purchase agreement to divest a minority stake in Indonesia insurance firm, QBE Indonesia, for some $1.4 million (S$1.9 [...]
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