By Allan Macatuno
Nine American ships scheduled to arrive in this free port this month until December have decided to cancel their port calls due to “anti-American sentiments” in the country after a US Marine was implicated in the slaying of a transgender Filipino in Olongapo City in October, a group of business owners here said.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Philippines on Tuesday strongly protested China’s water cannon attack on Filipino fishermen in a disputed shoal nearly a month ago, citing how such acts “escalate tensions” and “threaten the peace” in the region.
By Nikko Dizon
Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on Monday accused China’s Coast Guard of firing water cannon at Filipino fishermen last month to drive them away from a disputed shoal in the West Philippine Sea.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
Former caregiver Angela Guanzon, 36, recalled her two-year nightmare at an elderly care facility in Long Beach, California, where she worked in slave-like conditions.
By Michael Lim Ubac
World leaders have offered to help in the reconstruction of communities in the central Philippines destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”), Malacañang said on Saturday.