By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Saying it was not “earth-shattering” enough for top-level talks, President Benigno Aquino III said he saw no need to take up with US President Barack Obama the renewed concern over the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) after a murder case involving a visiting US serviceman.
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 Germelina Lacorte
Asean economic integration might have dire consequences for Philippine agriculture, which remains largely underdeveloped and “un-mechanized” and is, therefore, ill-equipped to compete in the free market, an undersecretary in the Department of Labor and Employment said here Tuesday.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Marikina City and the Department of Education National Capital Region (DepEd-NCR) will play host to the 6th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Schools Games this year.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried Sunday to calm the brewing storm over territorial disputes in Asian waters, appealing to China and its neighbors to settle their differences and ease tensions.