By Maila Ager
Senate President Franklin Drilon called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday to initiate a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States to revise its provisions on the detention and custody of a person accused in a foreign land.
By Matikas Santos
What will it take for the “lightweight” Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to become a “heavyweight” and stand up to nations that are bullying the Philippines? Money. Lots of it.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
A solon grilled the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) exempting American soldiers from paying taxes while they are in the country, but a Cabinet official said this is standard practice in mutual defense pacts.
Ten young Filipino-American leaders from across the United States are in town for a weeklong “immersion” hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs, under a program that seeks to reconnect them to their roots while exploring partnerships with local professionals or organizations.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
– President Benigno S. Aquino III has either reappointed or named new government personnel in the Department of Foreign Affairs and some government agencies.