By Tarra Quismundo
The Supreme Court has upheld its 2010 ruling junking the petition of Filipino comfort women to compel the Philippine government to take up their cause of seeking a formal apology from the Japanese government for the abuse they endured during World War 2.
An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join “jihad” in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, but police said he would not be charged.
By Tina G. Santos
The 29-year-old Australian national suspected to be a jihad preacher was deported back to his country Tuesday night.
By Christine Avendaño
The Department of Foreign Affairs will resume its consular services on Thursday (July 17) after its suspension on Wednesday due to typhoon “Glenda.”
By Christine O. Avendaño
Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose reiterated the Philippines’ sovereignty rights over the Recto Bank (or Reed Bank), a huge oil rich table mount just off Palawan, as it countered a statement from Beijing last week staking claim on it.