By TJ Burgonio and Christine O. Avendaño
The Philippines and the United States are not amenable to renegotiating the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Friday amid angry calls for the revision or abrogation of the bilateral deal following the killing of a transgender Filipino allegedly by a US Marine two weeks ago.
By TJ Burgonio and Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Almost two years after the incident, the United States finally agreed to pay P87 million for the damage caused by its Navy ship on the Tubbataha Reefs in Palawan province, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Friday.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The German fiancé of murder victim Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude may face deportation proceedings for jumping the Camp Aguinaldo fence and pushing a military police guarding the American slay suspect, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Friday.
By TJ Burgonio
Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario declared Friday that neither the Philippines nor the United States was keen on renegotiating the terms of the Visiting Forces Agreement, amid fresh calls for abrogation of the agreement in the wake of the killing of a Filipino transgender woman allegedly by an American soldier.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippines and the US have signed an agreement that would ensure Filipino workers there are informed and educated about their rights under US labor laws.