Archive for October 11th, 2021

Maria Ressa: Philippine pillar of press freedom

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, has become a symbol of the fight for press freedom in an era of strongmen leaders. [...] » More

UK to remove Philippines from travel red list

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The United Kingdom will remove 47 countries including the Philippines from its travel red list due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting October 11, travellers from the [...] » More

Philippines overwhelmed by COVID-19 onslaught

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | WsWs | 5:02 AM

Southeast Asia, home to more than 650 million people, has reportedly experienced the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world in recent months. The Delta variant has devastated [...] » More

Philippines’ Nobel Prize winner Ressa says award for ‘all journalists’

Philippines’ Nobel Prize winner Ressa says award for ‘all journalists’

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa on Saturday said her Nobel Peace Prize was for “all journalists around the world”, as she vowed to continue her battle [...] » More

Philippine journalist’s Nobel called ‘rebuke’ to Duterte, who remains silent

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Nobel Peace Prize for Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was hailed by many at home on Saturday as a rebuke on official attacks on the media, but there was no comment from [...] » More

Why Maria Ressa’s Nobel Peace Prize Win Came at a Crucial Time for Journalists in the Philippines

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Time | 5:02 AM

Journalists in the Philippines, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for reporters, celebrated the crusading Filipino journalist Maria Ressa after the Norwegian [...] » More

Philippines logs 11,010 new COVID-19 cases, 273 deaths

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) reported 11,010 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to [...] » More

More than 1.3M Moderna vaccines arrive in Philippines

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

More than 1.3 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Philippines on Saturday. The shots, on board China Airlines flight CI 703, landed at Terminal 1 [...] » More

Filipino human rights head who clashed with Duterte dies of COVID

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 5:02 AM

The chair of the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights (CHR), who frequently clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte over the deadly war on drugs, has died after [...] » More

CHR chair Chito Gascon succumbs to COVID-19, dies at 57

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Commission on Human Rights chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon died from COVID-19, his brother confirmed in a post on Sunday. He was 57. “Sa dami [...] » More

Thailand ruling party nominates Gen Prayut as PM in next elections

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

Several political parties have already signaled the names of persons they would be nominating as prime ministerial candidates. While most parties nominate their party leader, [...] » More

Thailand prepares for onslaught of tropical storm ‘Lionrock’ this weekend

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The depression in the central part of the South China Sea has intensified into tropical storm ‘Lionrock,’ which is expected to make landfall in upper Vietnam on [...] » More

Flood dining at riverside restaurant becomes a hit among tourists in Thailand

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Hindustantimes | 5:02 AM

A flood-hit riverside restaurant in Thailand has become an unlikely dining hotspot after fun-loving foodies began flocking to its waterlogged deck to eat amid the lapping [...] » More

Why investing in Thailand property is a great idea

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 5:02 AM

Besides being a tropical paradise, there are many other reasons to invest in Thailand property. As the country has shown strong and consistent growth in recent years, housing [...] » More

FTI warns Thailand must reopen to international tourists

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 5:02 AM

With such a long time since tourists were welcomed into Thailand, the Federation of Thai Industries fears that potential tourists may be wandering away from Thailand. The FTI [...] » More