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 TJ Burgonio
Thousands more Chinese tourists flew into the country in the first seven months of 2014, despite the ongoing territorial row over the South China Sea, a Senate policy body said.
President Barack Obama headed for China Sunday on a trip that will focus on Washington’s often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the world a vision of a Chinese-driven “Asia-Pacific dream” on Sunday, echoing his oft-quoted but never clearly defined “Chinese dream.”
By Matikas Santos
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarified Monday that no Filipino was killed in the recent double murder case of two sex workers in Hong Kong, contrary to an earlier report by a British media outlet.