By Mynardo Macaraig
MANILA, Philippines—Efforts to curb overfishing of tuna in the Pacific were blocked by big countries that refused to cut their catch at a meeting of tuna-fishing nations in the Asia-Pacific, delegates said Thursday. The Western and Central Pacific Commission, comprising 30 member nations and territories, ended a five-day meeting in Manila with minor agreements [...]
Airline passenger numbers are set to rise by over a quarter in the coming years to hit 3.6 billion in 2016, with China accounting for nearly one in four new travelers, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced Thursday.
By Katherine Evangelista
Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said Thursday the Philippines will seek the assistance of the United States to track a North Korean long-range rocket, part of which is expected to land off the Philippines.
MANILA – Prayer vigils in the Catholic Philippines were to be held Tuesday in the hope of a “miracle” to save three Filipinos scheduled to be executed in China, a support group for their families said. Convicted drug traffickers Ramon Credo, 42, Sally Villanueva, 32, and Elizabeth Batin, 38, are due to be put to [...]