China has criticized the top official of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for saying Beijing intruded in Vietnamese territory, and a Chinese official has demanded the group stay out of the dispute.
By Niña P. Calleja
Now he wants the police to be on his side. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay has asked Chief Supt. Jose Erwin Villacorte, director, head of the Southern Police District, to formalize the turnover of the police jurisdiction over the inner Fort from Taguig police to the Makati police.
BEIJING — China’s new president Xi Jinping told the country’s military to improve its ability to “win battles” in his first speech as head of state, as Beijing is embroiled in a bitter territorial row with Japan. The People’s Liberation Army is the world’s largest standing military and Xi told China’s parliament that all [...]
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.
By Charlie C. Señase
The military is taking the lead role in securing an assembly of Moro rebel leaders and their followers that a Moro rebel leader said would be attended by up to 500,000 people.