By Julie M. Aurelio
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said it is awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court on the legality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) between the Philippines and the United States even as civil society groups have filed another impeachment complaint against President Aquino over the military agreement.
By Nikko Dizon
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday announced that Filipinos wanting to visit Japan would have an easier time to get their visas following the relaxation of visa requirements for the Philippines.
President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday vowed to press anew for the rule of law in resolving territorial conflicts at the annual gathering of Southeast Asian leaders, which opens here Sunday amid a surge of tensions in the South China Sea.
By TJ Burgonio
President Benigno Aquino III leaves for Burma (Myanmar) Saturday to attend the annual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Mr. Aquino and the other Asean leaders will converge at the Burmese capital of Naypyitaw for the summit Saturday and Sunday to try to move the bloc closer to a European Union-style [...]
By Jaymee T. Gamil
, Nikko Dizon
The entire country may as well be in a state of alert for the overnight visit here of US President Barack Obama. Military units assigned to support the Presidential Security Group (PSG), the lead agency providing security for Obama, have been placed on red alert.