By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has declared “void” the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino’s (KWF) twin directives placing under preventive suspension the agency’s human resource officer who earlier blew the whistle on the KWF head for his unauthorized alteration of the country’s name from Pilipinas to Filipinas.
China and Taiwan will hold their first government-to-government talks Tuesday since they split 65 years ago after a brutal civil war – a symbolic yet historic move between the former bitter rivals.
The consortium at the heart of a historic Panama Canal expansion project threatened on Wednesday to suspend work due to financial problems caused by a $1.6 billion cost overrun.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) distanced itself from the brewing dispute between Pasay City lawmakers and executives under the mayor’s office over a proposed P54.5-billion development project on Manila Bay. On December 4, the council issued Resolution No. 3059 recalling all previous measures it passed in support of a joint venture agreement (JVA) between [...]
By Edwin Fernandez
About 140 persons fled their homes when unidentified men believed to be followers of a clan involved in a land dispute with another clan arrived in the outlying village of Patadon with high-powered firearms.
Japanese airlines said Wednesday they had stopped following rules set by China when it unilaterally declared the right to manage the skies over the East China Sea.
Malaysia’s foreign ministry summoned a senior Singaporean diplomat Tuesday over allegations that the city-state has helped the United States and Australia tap telecommunications links in Asia for espionage.
Japan and China are exchanging angry words over a territorial dispute, with each country summoning the other’s ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
By Jerome Aning
A former Agusan del Sur politician who is now a mining company executive asked the Department of Justice on Friday to prosecute two National Bureau of Investigation agents for resorting to illegal means to obtain evidence for a case filed by another mining company.
Military relations between China and the United States are steadily improving but Beijing remains determined to defend its maritime rights, the country’s defense minister said Monday during a US visit.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Violence has erupted anew on Boracay Island over a property dispute between two private owners in the world-famous destination.
TOKYO—Tokyo summoned China’s envoy Tuesday in protest after what it says was another incursion into its territorial waters around islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with Beijing.
China’s armed forces have been instructed to raise their fighting ability in 2013, state media reported Tuesday, amid heightened tensions with Japan over disputed islands.