Daily Archives: 3 years ago

PHL, US: China’s aggressive behavior a growing serious concern

“We have reaffirmed our continuing concern over the destabilizing activities that are contrary to the Declaration of the Code of the Conduct in the South China Sea, as well as international law,” Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Policy Evan Garcia said in a press conference on day two of the Fifth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue […]

Honest Police Inspector in Mindanao returns P100-thousand

“I am assigned with the PNP-12 police community relations officer. I should serve as model,” Police Inspector Rafael Banggay Jr. told a local radio station. He accidentally received PhP100-thousand from a bank teller. On January 15, Banggay went to a branch of Land Bank of the Philippines in Koronadal City to cash out his PhP100-thousand […]

PHL, US on Fifth Bilateral Strategic Dialogue: Defense and security among topics

United States Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel and Assistant Secretary of Defense David Shear are in the country for the two-day Fifth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue. The dialogue focuses on topics from rule of law and law enforcement, defense and security, economics, development and prosperity, regional and global diplomatic engagement. According to Department […]

Obama hits China on his State of the Union Address: We should write those rules

United States of America President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union Address today, Wednesday morning Philippine time. Obama mentioned different issues from economy to security his country is facing. He specifically tackled how US is updating alliances in Asia-Pacific and China’s behavior. “China wants to write the rules for the world’s fastest-growing region. […]

Supreme Court decides Estrada stays as mayor

Former President and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada will stay as the local chief executive of country’s capital city. The Supreme Court, in an en banc session today, dismisses the disqualification case filed against him in an 11-3 vote. Three justices who votes for his disqualification were Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, Senior Associate Justice Antonio […]