Updated Tuesday, October 28, 2014 0:01 am TWN
The Philippine senate is expected to approve Monday a bill that would strengthen Philippine laws against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in order to stave off the European Union's (EU) possible ban on Philippine marine and fisheries products.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
A German couple kidnapped by Islamic militants was handed over to their embassy Saturday after a six-month ordeal marked by constant threats of beheading, as the Philippines confronted a security threat it thought it had overcome.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
A U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender sex worker has been summoned to appear before a prosecutor Monday after police called for him to be charged with murder, the foreign department said.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Philippines on Wednesday described the murder of a transgender Filipino as an “isolated incident” that must not derail ties with Washington after a U.S. Marine was identified as a suspect, sparking anti-American protests.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
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