Posts Tagged ‘philippine’

Philippine police are executing people with Israeli weapons

Israel continues to export arms and military training to Rodrigo Duterte’s regime, even after the ICC launched a preliminary investigation to look into suspicions of crimes against humanity there. By Eitay Mack Former Philippine National Police Chief and current Senate of the Philippines Ronald dela Rosa seen holding an Israeli-made machine gun. (Courtesy of Philippine National Police) […]

Philippine army camp blast kills seven as Daesh claims responsibility

A bomb attack that killed seven people at a military base in the southern Philippines was likely a suicide bombing, said the army in their latest update on Saturday, June 29, another blow to government efforts to rein in militants inspired by Daesh. Prime suspects in Friday’s attack on Jolo island was the Abu Sayyaf, a […]

10 killed as plane crashes into home, wiping out Philippine family (PHOTOS)

The six-seat Piper PA-23 Apache aircraft crashed in Plaridel, Bulacan province, shortly after takeoff at around 11:20am, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said. The plane was flying from Plaridel Airport to the city of Laoag. Plaridel police chief Agustin Joseph said in a radio interview that the plane hit a house at […]

Philippine Leaders Reject US Intel Report that Duterte is a ‘Threat to Democracy’

     The US intelligence community labeled Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte a “threat to democracy” in their Worldwide Threat Assessment (WTA) report, provoking a rebuke from Philippine leaders in defense of their oft-controversial president. The WTA was published on February 13 and spent most of its time running down the “threat” posed by the US’ top […]

Malaysian Amin Baco the new Emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia: Philippine National Police

nsnbc : Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa told the press that Sabahan Mohammad Amin Baco has replaced the deceased Isnilon Hapilon […]

Report indicates ISIS command helped Philippine militants seize Marawi through funding and recruits

     A new report has revealed that the Islamic State central command in Syria has been steadily funding militants in the Philippines, helping them seize the city of Marawi, arranging funding and carrying out recruitment. The report was published by the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict, and listed examples of how Islamic State […]

ISIS command helped Philippine militants seize Marawi through funding & recruits – report

The report was published by the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict, and listed examples of how Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) provided assistance for terrorist groups in Southeast Asia. As one example, it detailed how a top IS figure from Malaysia, Dr. Mahmud Ahmad, collaborated with the terrorist group’s command in Syria to […]

Korea Eximbank to finance Philippine’s New Cebu International Container Port

nsnbc : Philippine finance officials said Korea Eximbank (KEXIM) agreed to finance a package for the proposed New Cebu International Container Port in Consolacion, […]

Iran criticizes US unprofessional behavior in Int’l waters after colliding with Philippine vessel

FNA- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari blasted the US naval forces’ unprofessional behavior in the free waters after a US Navy destroyer collided with a Philippine cargo ship. “Sometimes, the Americans call our actions in the Persian Gulf as unprofessional behavior but their behavior and collision in a big and vast sea is […]

55 mins to report collision? Japan probes Philippine crew’s actions after hitting US destroyer

Japanese Coast Guard official Tetsuya Tanaka said Monday that the military branch is trying to determine what the crew of the Philippines-flagged ACX Crystal was doing between the time of the collision with the USS Fitzgerald and the moment the accident was reported almost an hour later, AP reported. Missing sailors found dead in damaged […]

Swedish firms eager to enter Philippine market: Ambassador Fries

nsnbc : Harald Fries, Sweden’s Ambassador to the Philippines, said Swedish companies are eager to invest in Philippine retail, business process outsourcing and health […]

PHILIPPINES: 2016 Washington’s Fury as Philippine’s Elections Threaten US Anti-China Policy

Duterte takes clear lead in Philippine elections. (Photo: IBT) Andrew KorybkoThe Duran May 2016: As Filipinos choose their next President on Monday, prospect of election of anti-establishment candidate threatens the geopolitical viability of the US’s Pivot to Asia. The Philippines votes for its next President on Monday.  Whilst the rest of the world pays little […]

PHILIPPINES: Washington’s Fury as Philippine’s Elections Threaten US Anti-China Policy

Duterte takes clear lead in Philippine elections. (Photo: IBT) Andrew KorybkoThe Duran As Filipinos choose their next President on Monday, prospect of election of anti-establishment candidate threatens the geopolitical viability of the US’s Pivot to Asia. The Philippines votes for its next President on Monday.  Whilst the rest of the world pays little attention, strategists […]

Philippine air force strikes ISIS in Marawi

nsnbc : Philippine air force jets fired rockets at positions of the local Islamic State franchise on Saturday to support ground troops in the […]

Islamic State Clash With Philippine Army, Take Control Of Marawi

The Islamic State are fighting to take control of its first city in the Philippines. The city of Marawi in southern Philippines is in chaos. Heavily-armed militants linked to ISIS have raised their black flag over the city center. Residents have been told to stay indoors as security forces engage in street battles with Islamic […]

Putin begins talks with visiting Philippine leader

The Philippine leader had to curtail his visit to Russia over the situation in the southern province of Mindanao, where a state of martial law was imposed earlier on Tuesday      Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun talks with visiting President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte. The talks are being held in Moscow. The Russian […]

China ‘challenged’ Philippine aircraft carrying govt, military staff over S. China Sea – officials

The aircraft was carrying Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, military chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano and around 40 journalists when it was “challenged” by China on Friday, AP reported. ‘Friendship with China’ makes Duterte reconsider raising Philippines flag on disputed islands China reportedly warned the Philippine planes that they were entering the periphery of […]

Sri Lanka and Ukraine Sign Three Bilateral Treaties

nsnbc : Sri Lanka and the Ukraine signed three bilateral treaties during the visit of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera to Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. The treaties encompass judicial cooperation, Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners, and on Extradition. The two foreign ministers discussed a series of bilateral issues besides those […]

Experts in new bid to unravel ‘secrets’ of pyramids

An Egyptian guide walks leading a horse at the Giza pyramids on the southern outskirts of Cairo, on September 27, 2015 A group of Egyptian and foreign experts launched Sunday a new bid to unravel the “secrets” of the pyramids, including a search for hidden chambers inside four famed pharaonic monuments. Architects and scientists from […]

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