Prosecutor shot dead in Mati, Davao Oriental Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 1:26 PM | Philippine News Agency
Amid rising threat, Pinoy is ‘amir’ of pro-IS groups in Southeast Asia - study Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 12:37 PM | Agence France-Presse
DND inks P15.7B contract with Hyundai for 2 new frigates Tue, Oct 25, 2016, 4:38 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon
‘Talk to me, not media,’ Bato tells cops as he takes swipe at ‘unfair’ media Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 11:30 AM | Reuters
Duterte wants US troops out of PH in two years Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 4:31 PM | Agence France-Presse
FACT CHECK | As death toll mounts, a hard look at some dubious data in drugs war 25-October-16 10:48 AM | Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall, Reuters READ MORE
ALL ABOUT ECONOMICS | Duterte assures Japan about China visit but bashes US again Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 1:05 PM | Reuters | Agence France-Presse (UPDATE - 1:55 p.m.) President Rodolfo Duterte gave his assurances to Japan Wednesday that his high-profile visit to rival power China last week was all about economics, but again suggested defense ties with longtime ally Washington may be overhauled.
Beyond being #1 ODA source, Japan to work closely with PH on maritime issues, including the SCS Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 6:22 PM | InterAksyon.com Japan won't be just the Philippines' top source of official development assistance; it will play a key role as well in helping its Asian neighbor upgrade its maritime security capability, and ensure adherence to rule of law in resolving regional disputes, including in the South China Sea.
Duterte wants US troops out of PH in two years Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 4:31 PM | Agence France-Presse Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants US troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defense pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.
BREAKING NEWS as of Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 7:16 PM China to carry out more military drills in South China SeaBeyond being #1 ODA source, Japan to work closely with PH on maritime issues, including the SCSAEV registers 44% growth in net income for January to September 2016Senators ready to give full support to Rody's drug warDuterte wants US troops out of PH in two yearsDenuclearizing N. Korea a 'lost cause,' US intel chief saysComelec: Duterte not singled out by campaign finance office over Marcos 'donation'Erap, GMA: ex-foes now allies in support of National Child Devt Center at PLMPichay files Ethics case vs Barbers over Cha-Cha debate altercationAsia stocks slide on Wall Street losses, oil drops on inventory riseSoutheast Asian terror mastermind ‘Hambali’ to stay at Guantanamo - USProsecutor shot dead in Mati, Davao OrientalALL ABOUT ECONOMICS | Duterte assures Japan about China visit but bashes US againAmid rising threat, Pinoy is ‘amir’ of pro-IS groups in Southeast Asia - studyAustralian police grill Vatican finance chief over abuse claims
AEV registers 44% growth in net income for January to September 2016 With its power business accounting for nearly two thirds of income, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) reported a 44% year-on-year (YoY) increase in its consolidated…
Asia stocks slide on Wall Street losses, oil drops on inventory rise Asian shares on Wednesday followed in the footsteps of Wall Street, which pulled back overnight on disappointing earnings, while the dollar inched down from a…
NOW NA | Faeldon urged to file economic sabotage raps vs rice smugglers An agriculture industry group urged Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon to immediately file economic sabotage charges against a firm and all those who helped it, including…
PH firms urged to look at Iraq as ICTSI inaugurates $130-M Basra port project DOF wants zero tax for workers earning P250,000 and less annually Rising oil prices in world market won't affect PHL inflation rate target for '17,'18 FOCUS | In insurance, Big Data could lower rates for optimistic tweeters Meralco Q3 net income rises to P4.9B DAR turns over P9.9-M irrigation facility in Davao Norte Philippines, Japan to sign 12 B2B deals worth P2B during Duterte’s visit
Amid rising threat, Pinoy is ‘amir’ of pro-IS groups in Southeast Asia - study Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 12:37 PM | Agence France-Presse Southeast Asia faces a growing risk of extremist violence as Islamic State group supporters increasingly work together, but law enforcement agencies are unprepared for the new threat, a report warned Tuesday.
PNP plans new phase in drugs war - sources Tue, Oct 25, 2016, 1:53 AM | Tom Allard and Clare Baldwin, Exclusive for Reuters Signaling a shift in strategy in its blood-soaked war against drugs, Philippine police aim to reduce the killing of suspects and put more resources into arresting prominent people tied to the trade, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Southeast Asian terror mastermind ‘Hambali’ to stay at Guantanamo - US Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 1:30 PM| Agence France-Presse A Southeast Asian terror mastermind who has been accused over a series of high-profile attacks will stay in detention at Guantanamo Bay after US officials rejected his bid for release.
FACT CHECK | As death toll mounts, a hard look at some dubious data in drugs war Tue, Oct 25, 2016, 10:48 AM| Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall, Reuters President Rodrigo Duterte ended a recent speech in Manila with a now-familiar claim: Two policemen were dying every day in his violent battle to rid the country of illegal drugs. But police statistics have shown that figure to be exaggerated.
INTELLIGENCE FAIL? | ‘I was never in Beijing in June’ - Tugade Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 9:59 AM| InterAksyon.com Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade dismissed as 'gossip' outgoing US Ambassador Philip Goldberg's claim he went with Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on an 'unpublicized' visit to China in June.
Duterte softens toward US before Japan visit as Kerry confident can ‘work through’ confusion Tue, Oct 25, 2016, 6:34 AM| Reuters (UPDATE - 7:59 a.m.) President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a 'separation' from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China.
Hong Kong legislature delays swearing-in of pro-independence lawmakers amid pressure Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 11:43 AM| Venus Wu, Reuters The president of the Hong Kong legislature on Tuesday delayed the swearing-in of two pro-independence lawmakers and temporarily banned them from attending meetings, an unprecedented move that follows weeks of pressure from factions loyal to Beijing.
Erap, GMA: ex-foes now allies in support of National Child Devt Center at PLM Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 3:05 PM| InterAksyon.com Building on findings that large-scale public preschool programs can substantially boost children’s early learning, Manila's premier state university is teaming up with a national government agency to set up the country’s first National Child Development Center cum Training Laboratory.
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