By Christine O. Avendaño
Although the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea was not on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit here, President Aquino was unable to stay away from it in talks with other regional leaders, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.
By Christine Avendaño
The government on Thursday urged hundreds of Filipino citizens to leave Ebola-hit West African nations, as it announced that anyone who returns would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.
By Matikas Santos
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario admitted Thursday that the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States (US) was “an imperfect agreement.”
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.