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Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC

China APEC Summit

World leaders including Barack Obama arrived in Beijing Monday for an Asia-Pacific summit hosted by China’s Xi Jinping and including Russia’s Vladimir Putin, against a backdrop of growing big-power rivalries.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Prosecutor in Laude slay shakes off ties to ‘Nicole’ case

LAUDE CASE  Olongapo City Chief Prosecutor Emilie Fe de los Santos (center) is under the spotlight as she leads the prosecution team in the killing of transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, allegedly by a US Marine.  ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

People glued to their television sets for developments in the Oct. 11 murder of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude would not have missed the feisty Chief Prosecutor Emilie Fe de los Santos.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

5 countries set to join world’s ‘top table’

Years of campaigning for a seat at the world’s “top table” come to a head this week when elections are held to the UN Security Council, which decides on such weighty matters as sanctions, war and peace.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

NBI agents milking Saudi nationals?


Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has created a panel to probe the allegations of the Saudi Embassy in Manila that some agents of the National Bureau of Investigation were extorting money from Saudi nationals.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

US: China, US should avoid military incidents

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice listens to Fang Changlong,  vice chairman of the Central Military Commission at Bayi Building in Beijing Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. AP

The US national security adviser says China and the US need to avoid any incidents that complicate relations between their militaries.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »