By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has placed under indefinite suspension the eight PCG personnel facing homicide charges for the fatal shooting of a 65-year-old Taiwanese fisherman on May 9, 2013 off Balintang island in waters claimed by both the Philippines and Taiwan, the PCG spokesperson has told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
By Frances Mangosing
A Taiwanese fishing vessel ran aground off Batanes, the Philippine Coast Guard said Wednesday.
By Nestor Corrales
Taiwan, officially the People’s Republic of China (ROC), commended the decision of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to charge eight officers and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) with homicide for the May 2013 fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel, an incident that strained ties between Manila and Taipei.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Eight officers and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will be charged with homicide for the May 2013 fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel, an incident that strained ties between Manila and Taipei.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Grade 6 student John Henry Marquez of the University of the Philippines Integrated School in Quezon City aced the 2014 International Mathematics Assessments for Schools (IMAS) in Taiwan with a perfect score.
Representatives of China and Taiwan met Tuesday in Nanjing for their highest-level talks since their split in 1949, a landmark step despite Beijing’s refusal to recognize the self-governing island’s sovereignty.
Taiwan’s legislature attacked China’s newly declared air defense zone on Friday, with lawmakers demanding in an unusual joint statement that President Ma Ying-jeou’s government lodge a “stern protest” with Beijing.
By Bong Lozada
Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou and Premier Jiang Yi-huah have instructed Taipei’s ministry of foreign affairs and the ministry of national defense to work with civic groups in Taiwan to collect relief materials for the survivors of super typhoon Yolanda, a press statement from the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs s
The United States, European Union, Australia and the United Nations mobilized emergency aid to the Philippines as the scale of the devastation unleashed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (or “Haiyan”) continued to emerge Tuesday.
The United States, Australia and the United Nations are mobilizing emergency aid to the Philippines as the scale of the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) emerges.