By Tetch Torres-Tupas
A militant group is staging a protest outside the Supreme Court (SC) Tuesday, insisting that the administration of President Benigno Aquino III “violated the constitution” when he entered the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) even as the battle over the legality of the defense pact between the United States and the Philippines begins.
By Frances Mangosing
The transfer of US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, a suspect in the killing of Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo City, to Camp Aguinaldo is only meant “to appease public outrage,” a militant group said Wednesday.
By DJ Yap
The Philippine government should consider terminating the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) if the United States were to refuse to hand over an American serviceman suspected of killing a Filipino transgender, activists said Wednesday.
By Tarra Quismundo
In keeping custody of a murder suspect, the United States is “harboring” a criminal.
By Matikas Santos
The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) will not help the Philippines stand up against the aggressiveness of China, a militant group reiterated on Thursday.