The United States ordered an aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf and laid out specific ways for Iraq to show it is forging the national unity necessary to gain assistance in its fight against Islamic insurgents.
By Ramon Tulfo
The Philippines looks pitiful in its quarrel with China over several groups of islands in the China Sea and East China Sea.
By Joey A. Gabieta
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will grant emergency permits to allow ship owners to remove their vessels that have been stranded inland in Tacloban City and Guiuan, Eastern Samar, for almost two months now.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
A total of 42 vessels, mostly in Leyte province, either sank, were damaged or were reported missing during supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan), a Philippine Coast Guard official said.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The line of relief trucks and passenger buses going to typhoon-ravaged Samar island has eased at Matnog port in Sorsogon, after the deployment of additional ships.