By Leila B. Salaverria
, Norman Bordadora
Even before a final deal is concluded on a new agreement that will allow increased US military access to the country, the issues of constitutionality, Senate concurrence and Philippine control over areas of American presence have begun to be articulated inside and outside Congress.
With special machinery installed in the hold of this American cargo ship, the MV Cape Ray is poised to embark on an unprecedented mission to destroy Syria’s lethal chemical agents at sea.
An American was found dead inside his rented apartment Thursday noon in barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City Homicide investigators identified the victim as 53-year-old William Westman Buchman, a native of California, USA and temporarily staying at Apartment 2 in Redemptorist Plaza.
Beijing’s military accused Tokyo of a “highly dangerous provocation” by interfering in Chinese live-fire drills in the Pacific last week, warning that Japanese lives could be at stake, state media reported Friday.
The United States’ commitment to Asia is as strong as ever, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday after President Barack Obama cancelled his trip to the region due to the crisis in Washington.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
, Peter L. Romanillos
Two Iranians who were accused of rape by a 16-year-old girl found themselves in deeper trouble after they allegedly used aliases when authorities booked them following their arrest in Toledo City on Thursday.
A JAPANESE National who is wanted for fraud charges in his country was arrested in his rented apartment in barangay Casili, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.
By Norman V. Mendoza
A police official filed a string of charges against a Korean dive shop owner who allegedly assaulted him after he tried to pacify the foreigner who was allegedly beating up a fellow Korean in barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City.
By Norrman V.Mendoza
An apology for damaging corals in the sea off Mactan finally came two weeks after a Korean-owned tourist submarine was grounded and its losses reached P8 million based on its estimates.
South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
China says it is urging North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat whose owner publicized the plight of its 16 crew in an online account saying they were seized by gun-wielding North Koreans earlier this month and held for ransom.
By Nick Perry
Hundreds of tons of frozen mutton, lamb and beef from New Zealand have been stranded on Chinese docks after China halted imports from the country due to a certification dispute.
Taiwanese gangsters armed with baseball bats and wooden clubs are on the prowl in Taipei to hunt down and physically assault Filipino workers.