United States authorities are working with Philippine officials in hunting down one of three Filipino-American brothers charged with smuggling weapons from the U.S. to the Philippines.
The Philippines has called home its ambassador to China for consultations, the foreign department said Thursday amid fresh tensions in a long-running maritime territorial dispute.
A Philippine newspaper editor who recently wrote about illegal gambling has been killed, the second journalist slain in the country in a week, police said Thursday.
China's planned occupation of a disputed shoal in the South China Sea is aimed at expanding its territory ahead of a regional agreement governing maritime rules, the Philippines' top diplomat said on Wednesday.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III canceled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said Monday.4 Comments
The United States wants to use Philippine bases for extended periods of up to 20 years, a Manila official said Saturday as the two sides are in talks on a wider U.S. military footprint in Asia.
A new witness in the Philippine pork barrel scam has told investigators that Janet Lim-Napoles claims to have “contacts” in the Office of the Ombudsman and in the Sandiganbayan (Court of Appeals), and that she expects to be cleared in four to five years.6 Comments
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said he and President Benigno Aquino discussed expanding the U.S. military's presence in the Philippines on Friday as the Asian ally looks to defend its territorial claims in disputed waters.
The Philippines matched China's expansion in the second quarter, becoming the two fastest growing economies in Asia, as strong fundamentals, domestic spending and investments buttressed the Southeast Asian nation from regional fund outflows.
The Philippine military won't change its no-confrontation policy even as it acquires more weapons and seeks a larger U.S. military presence as territorial disputes intensify in the South China Sea, the armed forces chief said Wednesday.