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Philippines concerned as US intelligence tags Rody a ‘democracy threat’

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte’s war on drugs and his avowed readiness to suspend the Constitution and declare a “revolutionary government” are amon.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 22nd, 2018

Palace ‘concerned’ as as U.S. intelligence tags Duterte a threat to democracy

MANILA — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is not an autocrat and is taking seriously a report by the U.S. intelligence community that names the firebrand leader among the threats to democracy in Southeast Asia, his spokesman said on Wednesday. The report, produced by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, places Duterte alongside Cambodia’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Philippines summons US Ambassador over intelligence report

THE Philippines has summoned United States Ambassador Sung Y. Kim on the latest Worldwide Threat Assessment report of the US intelligence community that listed President Rodrigo R. Duterte as “a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia.” In a statement on Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque said: “Executive Secretary Salvador C. […] The post Philippines summons US Ambassador over intelligence report appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Palace summons US envoy to discuss intel report about Duterte

        Malacaangsummonedon ThursdayUnited States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim following the US Intelligence Report branding President Rodrigo Duterte as "one of the threats to democracy in Southeast Asia."   Kim met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in Malacaangwhere "they discussed the latest US Intelligence Community's Worldwide Threat Assessment report."   "Executive Secretary Medialdea likewise instructed the Department of Foreign Affairs, through our Philippine embassy in Washington D.C., to coordinate and engage with the US agencies involved in the writing of the assessment," Presidential Spokesperson Ha...Keep on reading: Palace summons US envoy to discuss intel report about Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

PH and US ‘reaffirm’ ties despite intel report on Duterte

  The Philippines and the United States have "reaffirmed" their bilateral relationship despite the Worldwide ThreatAssessment Report released by the US Intelligence Community which tagged President Rodrigo Duterte as a "threat" to democracy.   In a statementon Friday, the US Embassy in Manila said that Ambassador Sung Kim met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to discuss the intelligence report, which was published by US Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats on February 12.   "On February22, Ambassador Sung Kim met with ExecutiveSecretary Salvador Medialdea to discuss therecently released Worldwide ThreatAssessment Report published by the D...Keep on reading: PH and US ‘reaffirm’ ties despite intel report on Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Protest US intel report on Duterte, Speaker urges DFA

DISMAYED Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the Department of Foreign Affairs should file a diplomatic protest with the United States over its intelligence report declaring President Rodrigo Duterte “a threat to democracy and human rights in Southeast Asia.” At the same time Alvarez called for the Philippines leaving the United….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

U.S. intelligence labels Duterte a threat to democracy

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As per a new report produced by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been labelled a threat to democracy in Southea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

U.S. intelligence reveals damning report on Duterte

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As per a new report produced by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been labelled a threat to democracy in Southea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Palace on US intel report: They’re making it hard to be friends

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang said the United States Intelligence Community report that brands President Rodrigo Duterte as a threat to democracy and huma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

U.S. intel agencies say Duterte a regional threat in Southeast Asia

MANILA, Philippines – US intelligence agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is among the "regional threats" to US national security in Southeast Asia as democracy in the region is expected to "remain fragile" this year.  "In the Philippines, President Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

US Intelligence Community: Duterte is one of threats to democracy in Southeast Asia

President Rodrigo Duterte was listed as one of Southeast Asian leaders that pose a threat to democracy and human rights, according to the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. The US Intelligence Community is a federation of 16 government agencies that work separately and together to conduct intelligence to support the foreign policy and national security of the US. Last Feb. 12, Daniel Coats, director of national intelligence of the US, released the unclassified report, a PDF copy of which available online. "In the Philippines, President Duterte will continue to wage his signature campaign against drugs, corruption, and crime. Duterte has suggested h...Keep on reading: US Intelligence Community: Duterte is one of threats to democracy in Southeast Asia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

US intelligence lists Duterte as threat to democracy in Southeast Asia

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte, along with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, are among Southeast Asian leaders that pose a threat to democra.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Philippines Move Being Called a Threat to Democracy

(Newser) - The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country';s authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she and hundred.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Palace slams U.S. intelligence report on Duterte

PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is not an autocrat and is taking seriously a report by the US intelligence community that names the firebrand leader among the threats to democracy in Southeast Asia, his spokesman says. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Palace summons US envoy over PH’s inclusion among ‘threats’ in Southeast Asia

Malacañang summoned U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim on Thursday over the reference to the Philippines in the U.S. intelligence community’s “Worldwide Threat Assessment.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Alvarez urges DFA to protest US threat assessment on Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs should take action on the report of the US Intelligence Community that tagged President Rodrigo Duter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Alvarez seeks diplomatic protest against US over report on ‘Duterte threat’ 

SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to file a diplomatic protest against the US over its intelligence community report listing President Rodrigo Duterte as among Southeast Asian leaders who pose a threat to democracy and human rights. This was based on Duterte’s war on drugs, crime [...] The post Alvarez seeks diplomatic protest against US over report on ‘Duterte threat’  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Democracy ‘adversely affected’ under Duterte — global report

THE QUALITY of democracy in the Philippines has been “adversely affected” on the watch of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, with the country ranking 51st in a 2017 global democracy index on 165 states by an affiliate of The Economist. The report released by the The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), the research and analysis division […] The post Democracy ‘adversely affected’ under Duterte — global report appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

‘Threat to overthrow Rody proves CPP enemy of state’

MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)’s goal of overthrowing the Duterte administration this year proved that its members are “e.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

‘Threat to overthrow Rody proves CPP enemy of state’

MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)’s goal of overthrowing the Duterte administration this year proved that its members are “e Source link link: ‘Threat to overthrow Rody proves CPP enemy of state’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

‘Money laundering threat remains high’

Money laundering remains a serious threat for the Philippines given factors such as regulatory loopholes, legal setbacks and the need for increased coordination among agencies, the country’s financial intelligence unit said. The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), in its Second National Risk Assessment (NRA) Report covering the 2015-2016 period, evaluated the effectiveness of the country’s existing [...] The post ‘Money laundering threat remains high’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017